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Zach Randolph Takes Yet Another Shot At Blake Griffin, Says Ibaka & Perkins Are Tougher
dimemag.com Updated May 9, 2013
Zach Randolph doesn’t hold back when it comes to Blake Griffin. The two have a history of very physical play in the playoffs, and more often than not, the intensity spills out of bounds. When the Clippers and Grizzlies were in the midst of their six-gamShare Tweet
MLB.com May 9, 2013The Angels played Thursday's series finale at Minute Maid Park under protest, because manager Mike Scoscia argued Astros skipper Bo Porter wasn't allowed to make two pitching changes before the first reliever fired an official pitch.Share Tweet
Backup quarterbacks helped Rams decide on Austin, BaileyWhen NFL teams pick players who excelled in college football, it’s difficult to know whether they’ll thrive at the next level. For the Rams, who picked both of West Virginia’s star receivers in the 2013 draft, the decision was assisted by a pair ofShare TweetCNNSI.com May 9, 2013The Baltimore Orioles placed Miguel Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a right thumb blister.Share TweetZack Greinke will begin a minor league rehabilitation assignment Friday night in a Class-A game and could be ready to rejoin the Los Angeles Dodgers within two weeks, roughly three weeks ahead of the original timetable.Share Tweet
Metta World Peace Wants To Settle The Score With The Clippers For Best Team In L.A.dimemag.com May 9, 2013In a weird scheduling quirk, there are no NBA Playoff games on tonight, with Miami/Chicago and San Antonio/Golden State continuing with Game 3s tomorrow evening. But if it was up to Metta World Peace, we’d have some entertainment. The Lakers forward wanShare Tweet
Roster snapshot as rookie camps approachESPN.com May 9, 2013NFC West teams are filling out their rosters toward the 90-player limit as rookie minicamps approach Friday. 2013 NFC West Roster Counts (May 9) The chart shows where teams stand at various position groups. The St. Louis Rams announced the signing of 22…Share Tweet
Watch this adorable 18-month-old name famous New York YankeesMy 2-year-old watched a couple Vine videos the Los Angeles Dodgers posted the other night of their players in the on-deck circle. Then he said, "no more base-ball-ball" and went about his toddler business, carrying around sand in a dump truck.…Share Tweetstltoday.com May 9, 2013Rams coach provides insight into his management and leadership style.Share Tweet
Hyun-Jin Ryu’s rookie card has embarrassing errorLos Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu is looking pretty good in his first MLB season, after being imported from South Korea for more than $60 million. While he's doing a good job at baffling MLB hitters, Ryu's also confused some other folks. Case in …Share Tweet
Dime Q&A: Hip-Hop Star Kid Ink Talks Kobe Bryant & Jay-Z’s Greatest Basketball Punchlinedimemag.com May 9, 2013Everyone needs a little help, right? Michael had Scottie. Kobe had Shaq. Michael Jackson had The Jackson 5. LeBron needed D-Wade. Virtually everybody needs a helping hand to withstand the rigorous tremors on the road of life. But thus far in his young c…Share Tweet
Les Snead attributes Pead’s “miserable” rookie season to exams ruleSo why was Rams 2012 second-round running back Isaiah Pead “miserable” as a rookie? He was miserable because he didn’t play much. He didn’t play much because he slid behind seventh-round running back Daryl Richardson on the depth chart. And Pead sShare Tweet
Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson gets engaged to supermodel Lisalla MontenegroWhile the 2013 baseball season hasn't been too kind to the Los Angeles Angels, pitcher C.J. Wilson seems to be doing pretty all right lately. He's in a shampoo commercial, made that cooler-than-everything foul ball catch on Sunday and he won his first r…Share Tweet
PFT Live: Les Snead, Jeff IrelandTwo of the biggest moves in the first round were trades into the top 10 by the Dolphins and Rams and we’ve got the general manager from each team joining us on Thursday’s edition of PFT Live. Rams General Manager Les Snead will join Mike Florio to talShare TweetPaul Goldschmidt once again feasted on Dodgers pitching as he homered twice and drove in three runs to lead the D-backs to a 3-2 win Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium.Share Tweetstltoday.com May 9, 2013GM Snead works on restructuring in the Rams' scouting department.Share Tweet
LA Hot Button: Chris Paul's PlanMay 9The LA Hot Button question for the week: Is Chris Paul planning on leaving the Clippers or holding out to create leverage for change within the Clippers organization?
Angels' Win Nullifies ControversyMay 9The Angels played Thursday's game under protest after Mike Scioscia argued Astros skipper Bo Porter wasn't allowed to make two pitching changes before the first reliever fired an official pitch.
Angels Top Astros Despite ControversyMay 9The Angels scored three runs in the eighth inning to top the Astros 6-5 and avoid finishing the game under protest.