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Zach Randolph Takes Yet Another Shot At Blake Griffin, Says Iba…

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-gam
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  • Angels file protest after pitching change

    Angels file protest after pitching change

    MLB.com May 9, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Orioles put RHP Gonzalez on 15-day disabled list

    Orioles put RHP Gonzalez on 15-day disabled list

    CNNSI.com May 9, 2013
    The Baltimore Orioles placed Miguel Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a right thumb blister.
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  • Greinke to begin minor league rehab on Friday

    Greinke to begin minor league rehab on Friday

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 9, 2013
    Zack 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.
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  • Metta World Peace Wants To Settle The Score With The Clippers F…

    Metta World Peace Wants To Settle The Score With The Clippers For Best Team In L.A.

    dimemag.com May 9, 2013
    In 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 wan
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  • Watch this adorable 18-month-old name famous New York Yankees

    Watch this adorable 18-month-old name famous New York Yankees

    yahoo.com May 9, 2013
    My 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.…
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  • Hyun-Jin Ryu’s rookie card has embarrassing error

    Hyun-Jin Ryu’s rookie card has embarrassing error

    yahoo.com May 9, 2013
    Los 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 …
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  • Dime Q&A: Hip-Hop Star Kid Ink Talks Kobe Bryant & Jay-…

    Dime Q&A: Hip-Hop Star Kid Ink Talks Kobe Bryant & Jay-Z’s Greatest Basketball Punchline

    dimemag.com May 9, 2013
    Everyone 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…
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  • Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson gets engaged to supermodel Lisalla M…

    Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson gets engaged to supermodel Lisalla Montenegro

    yahoo.com May 9, 2013
    While 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…
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  • Goldy tags two more homers for D-backs sweep

    Goldy tags two more homers for D-backs sweep

    MLB.com ESPN.com May 9, 2013
    Paul 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.
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  • Video - LA Hot Button: Chris Paul's Plan 01:54

    LA Hot Button: Chris Paul's Plan

    May 9
    The 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?
  • Video - Angels' Win Nullifies Controversy 01:15

    Angels' Win Nullifies Controversy

    May 9
    The 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.
  • Video - Angels Top Astros Despite Controversy 00:31

    Angels Top Astros Despite Controversy

    May 9
    The Angels scored three runs in the eighth inning to top the Astros 6-5 and avoid finishing the game under protest.

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    May 9
    Last night, Grantland editor-in-chief Bill Simmons returned to Jimmy Kimmel Live, where he chatted about his unlikely friendship with NBA Countdown ho...