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West enjoying Heat streak, rooting for LeBron

West enjoying Heat streak, rooting for LeBron

ESPN.com Updated Mar 21, 2013
For 41 years, the Los Angeles Lakers' 33-game winning streak in the 1971-72 season has stood as one of the most unbreakable records in sports.
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  • Hamilton prepared for boos in return to Texas

    Hamilton prepared for boos in return to Texas

    ESPN.com Mar 21, 2013
    Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton knows boos are a possibility from a sellout crowd at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington when he returns to Texas for the first time on April 5 in the Rangers' home opener to the 2013 season.
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  • Dodgers react to tough news on Hanley's injury

    Dodgers react to tough news on Hanley's injury

    MLB.com Mar 21, 2013
    Players such as Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier reflected their disappointment at the loss of Hanley Ramirez, while manager Don Mattingly looked toward Opening Day and which Dodgers have a chance to replace the shortstop on the field.
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  • Hanson to start on Monday, says triceps is fine

    Hanson to start on Monday, says triceps is fine

    MLB.com Mar 21, 2013
    Tommy Hanson, removed from Wednesday's game because of a triceps injury, will make his next scheduled turn, Angels manager Mike Scioscia confirmed on Thursday.
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  • Greinke, Billingsley report no further medical problems

    Greinke, Billingsley report no further medical problems

    MLB.com Mar 21, 2013
    The Dodgers got good news from two key starters Thursday, as Zack Greinke and Chad Billingsley had no problems in rehab sessions.
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  • Gasol, Kobe expected to play against Wizards

    Gasol, Kobe expected to play against Wizards

    ESPN.com Mar 21, 2013
    For just the third game this season, the Los Angeles Lakers will look pretty much as they were intended to look back in August when visions of becoming a superteam danced in their heads.
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  • Indians send top prospect Bauer down to minors

    Indians send top prospect Bauer down to minors

    CNNSI.com Mar 21, 2013
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have optioned right-hander Trevor Bauer and two other pitchers to Triple-A Columbus.
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  • Antawn Jamison says Kobe Bryant asks his teammates to yell at h…

    Antawn Jamison says Kobe Bryant asks his teammates to yell at him when he sees ‘nothing but that basket’

    yahoo.com Mar 21, 2013
    In a remarkably short interview with ESPN’s Max and Marcellus Show on Wednesday, Los Angeles Lakers forward Antawn Jamison managed to cram about a lifetime’s worth of insight into the mind of one Kobe Bean Bryant. Insight into his sometimes-charming,
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  • Needing surgery, Hanley out for two months

    Needing surgery, Hanley out for two months

    MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Mar 21, 2013
    Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez has a torn right thumb ligament that will require surgery, and he's expected to be out for two months. GM Ned Colletti said that he won't look for a replacement shortstop via trade.
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  • Keeping Score: The Clippers’ Game Changer

    Keeping Score: The Clippers’ Game Changer

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Mar 21, 2013
    Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers is the rarest of stars: he makes a massive contribution to his team while being one of the N.B.A.’s most efficient players.
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  • The young stars of the Kansas City Royals: Is 2013 finally thei…

    The young stars of the Kansas City Royals: Is 2013 finally their break-out year?

    yahoo.com Mar 21, 2013
    SURPRISE, Ariz. - All eyes were on spring sensation Yasiel Puig on Wednesday, when his Los Angeles Dodgers played the Kansas City Royals. Puig is having a monster spring. Two hits in his first two at-bats Wednesday raised his average to .521 and made hi
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  • Billups out vs. 76ers; hopes to play Saturday

    Billups out vs. 76ers; hopes to play Saturday

    ESPN.com Mar 21, 2013
    Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups missed Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers with a right groin strain he suffered Tuesday in Sacramento.
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  • Spring Headlines: Zack Greinke excellent in return outing; Chon…

    Spring Headlines: Zack Greinke excellent in return outing; Chone Figgins released by Marlins

    yahoo.com Mar 21, 2013
    That loud noise you heard resonating from the Los Angeles and Phoenix areas respectively was a resounding sigh of relief from Dodgers fans, coaches and their front office after Zack Greinke’s highly successful return to the mound on Wednesday. The 29-ye
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  • LeBron, Heat move within nine games of '71-72 Lakers

    LeBron, Heat move within nine games of '71-72 Lakers

    CNNSI.com Mar 21, 2013
    LeBron, Heat move within nine games of '71-72 Lakers
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  • Video - The Pressure Cooker 05:00

    The Pressure Cooker

    Mar 21
    Amin Elhassan joins Henry Abbott as the first contestant of THTV's new game show, the Pressure Cooker.
  • Video - Hanley Ramirez Out 8 Weeks 02:42

    Hanley Ramirez Out 8 Weeks

    Mar 21
    Pedro Gomez reacts to the news that Hanley Ramirez needs surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and is expected to miss eight weeks.
  • Video - Chances LeBron Returns To Cavs 00:53

    Chances LeBron Returns To Cavs

    Mar 21
    Chris Broussard discusses the chances LeBron James returns to Cleveland in 2014.
  • Video - The Pressure Cooker with Amin Elhassan 07:37

    The Pressure Cooker with Amin Elhassan

    Mar 21
    Amin Elhassan joins Henry Abbott as the first contestant of THTV's new game show, the Pressure Cooker.

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  • Peter King: Revis trade talks between Jets, Bucs in a fragile state

    Mar 21
    The Jets have a vexing problem with Darrelle Revis, but if GM John Idzik plays his cards right, he could at least partially save face for trading the franchise's best player by getting no less than first- and third-round draft choices from Tampa Bay for…
  • Wilbon: Urlacher's farewell tough to bear

    Mar 21
    Brian Urlacher is another casualty of an NFL system that shows no mercy -- even for icons.