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CNNSI.com May 7, 2013NEW YORK -- Phil Jackson has informed the Brooklyn Nets that he is not interested in the team's head coaching position, an NBA source confirmed to SI.com. Jackson, 67, is not believed to be interested in coaching again. A source familiar with Jackson's …Upvote Share Tweet
The Los Angeles Clippers? Gone till NovemberWith every season that ends, for the playoff teams at least, we felt it right to take a look ahead. TNT already has the rights to "Gone Fishin'," and because we're sure that someone, somewhere, still likes that Wyclef song, we're going with &q…Upvote Share Tweet
David Lee, Blake Griffin & The NBA’s Top 10 Power Forwards Of The Seasondimemag.com May 7, 2013The power forward position is without a doubt the most reliable position in the NBA. Most teams are going to struggle without a quality power forward to rely on when the going gets tough. When shots aren’t falling for the guards, power forwards are theUpvote Share Tweet
The Dodgers and Blue Jays: From baseball’s offseason darlings to cellar dwellersIf you sat down with a notepad and pen the day before the baseball season started and tried to guess which teams would be in last place five weeks into the season, would you put the Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays on the list? Sure, you'd writ…Upvote Share TweetEarlier on Tuesday, word was filtering around the usual NBA circles that the Phoenix Suns were attempting to hire Los Angeles Clippers forward Grant Hill as the team’s new general manager. That potential hire would come on the heels of the disastrous reUpvote Share Tweet
Korean-American pop star Tiffany Hwang throws terrible first pitch before Dodgers gameMost ceremonial first pitches begin and end without incident, and they fade from memory just as quickly. But some stay with you. Like a wound that just won't close. There's pop icon Mariah Carey in 2008. And there's former Cincinnati major Mark Mallory …Upvote Share Tweet
Dwight Howard’s 6 Biggest Screw-Ups With The Lakers This Seasondimemag.com May 7, 2013On August 11, 2012, the Los Angeles Lakers completed their second blockbuster trade of the offseason. After luring two-time MVP Steve Nash away from division rival Phoenix, they worked out a four-team deal that brought Dwight Howard to the bright lights…Upvote Share Tweet
Matt Kemp gives fan an autograph … then his hat, jersey and shoes (Video)Say what you will about Los Angeles Dodgers star Matt Kemp and his stats so far this season, but after watching this fan encounter, Kemp ranks No. 1 on our "nice guys" list. Dodgers blog Vin Scully is My Homeboy uncovered the video, and even t…Upvote Share Tweet
Once again, expensive free agents are failing to meet expectationsCNNSI.com May 7, 2013As another expensive crop of free-agents fails to meet expectations with their new teams, it's clear free-agency is more like a used-car lot than ever before, writes Tom Verducci.Upvote Share Tweet
Angels fans get chance to earn trivia 'Bucks'MLB.com May 7, 2013MLB.com's 'Bucks on the Pond' stopped by Angel Stadium recently to give fans a chance to show off their knowledge and earn some money.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com May 7, 2013Los Angeles Clippers general manager Gary Sacks wasn't in a mood to say much about any of the major decisions hanging over the franchise this summer in the first few moments after the Memphis Grizzlies knocked the Clippers out of the playoffs.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com May 7, 2013The Los Angeles Dodgers placed second baseman Mark Ellis on their crowded 15-day disabled list Monday.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com May 7, 2013Paul Goldschmidt's bat and Trevor Cahill's arm led the D-backs to a 9-2 win over the Dodgers on Monday night at Dodger Stadium.Upvote Share Tweet
Buster Blog: Tough Times For DodgersMay 7Buster Olney blogs about the Dodgers' recent struggles and says it isn't time for them to press the panic button.
Don Banks: Jets owner closes door on Tebow era, but not QB competitionMay 7PHILADELPHIA -- Opting for dramatic understatement, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson summarized his team's failed Tim Tebow experiment as "something that didn't work for us,'' and acknowledged for the first time "the fit obviously wasn't perf…
Peter King: Nobody balances need vs. value better than the Ravens; mailMay 7The fashionable thing to say for men who run drafts is they'll set their boards and honor them and take the best player available. I believe general managers approach drafts that way, but when it comes time to pull the trigger, they're going to pay more…
2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett to have surgery, agent saysMay 7UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.
2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett undergoes shoulder surgery for SLAP tearMay 8UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.