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Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade will play in Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers despite a sprained left foot.
Share TweetR.A. Dickey and David Price are Cy Young Award winners. Cliff Corcoran says both results were unprecedented in their own way, and not because baseball's best pitcher was denied.Source: CNNSI.com
Angels sign seven players to Minor League dealsUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetThe Angels, still looking to make a splash in the free-agent market to address their pitching staff, recently signed seven players to Minor League contracts.
Kobe Bryant visits with Los Angeles homeless in new web miniseries (VIDEO)Updated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetPretty much every elite professional athlete in the world supports a charitable cause, whether by setting up a personal foundation or joining forces with a preexisting group. Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant, via the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Fo…Source: yahoo.com
Phil Jackson was available but the Lakers, just like the NY Knicks did in May, took a pass on the coach with 11 ringsUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetAt least the Lakers gave Phil Jackson a courtesy call. The Knicks didn’t even pick up the telephone last May to gauge whether the Zen Master had any interest in possibly winning title No. 12 with Red Holzman’s old club.
NBA -- Breaking down the biggest questions surround the Los Angeles Lakers' new regimeUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetOur panel breaks down the big questions surrounding the new regime in L.A.Source: ESPN.com
Scully, Mattingly, Werner to be honored at ceremonyUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetRed Sox chairman Tom Werner, legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully and Dodgers manager Don Mattingly will all be honored at a ceremony in Los Angeles in January.Share TweetDETROIT (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free agent outfielder Torii Hunter has agreed to a two-year deal with the Detroit Tigers.
Sarah's Take: Dodgers will do what it takes to winUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetIt is hard for me to change completely within less than a year, but I am delighted to see the Dodgers have owners committed to establishing a perennial winning franchise.
Create-a-Caption: ‘I mean … maybe this time, *you* take the shot’Updated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetListen, people can freak out all the want about whether Mike D'Antoni is the right coach to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a title, whether the Buss family or Phil Jackson and his representatives were to blame for the disintegration of an alleged handsh…Source: yahoo.com
The 10 Most Interesting Story Lines Of The NBA SeasonUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetYes, we know the season is still young. There are a lot of games left to be played in what should be a great year, but still, it seems there’ll be a surprise for us waiting around every corner. This season has already given us some unexpected gut-puncheSource: dimemag.comShare TweetThe Spurs' 84-82 win over the Lakers came down to a pair of plays in the waning seconds. San Antonio's relied on the element of surprise, an unlikely shooter, everyone knowing their roles. Los Angeles's consisted of Pau Gasol shooting a three. This is w…
Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Deron Williams & Kyrie Irving Put On A ShowUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetPau Gasol, we hope you surround yourself with protection tonight. You might turn up along the rocks in the Pacific Ocean tomorrow morning, courtesy of a crazed Kobe Bryant. Down two on the last possession last night against the Spurs, Gasol couldn’t finSource: dimemag.com
About the Previous Evening: Lakers Lose, Spartans Win, and All the Marlins Get TradedUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetPretty much every morning, About Last Night provides you with the essential sports headlines that you need to know. This is not one of those mornings....Source: grantland.com
Barack Obama's Advice for the ClippersUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetBarack Obama offers his advice to Chris Paul and asks him to relay a message to Blake Griffin about his jump shot.Source: grantland.com
Magic Johnson Questions Lakers OwnershipNov 14Magic Johnson on how the Lakers went about hiring Mike D'Antoni.
Heat-Clippers PreviewNov 14Jonathan Coachman and Tim Legler preview the Heat vs. Clippers at 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Source: Hunter Headed To TigersNov 14Torii Hunter has reached an agreement on a two-year deal with the Tigers pending a physical.
TrueHoop TV: L.A.'s IdentityNov 14David Thorpe loves Mike D'Antoni's offense, and he loves the Lakers' top players, but he doesn't see a match between coach and roster. Plus Coach Thorpe's favorite rookie.
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Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscopeNov 14With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.