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Dwyane Wade of Miami Heat starts against Los Angeles Clippers

ESPN.com Updated Nov 14, 2012
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade will play in Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers despite a sprained left foot.
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  • Sims eager to rejoin Rams defense; Pead regrets "tough" fumble

    stltoday.com Nov 14, 2012
    If it’s completely up to Eugene Sims - and it’s not - he’ll be lining up against the New York Jets on Sunday.
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  • Cliff Corcoran: Dickey caps storybook year with NL Cy Young; Price is right in AL

    CNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012
    R.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.
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  • Week #11 Preview — Jets vs Rams

    ramsgab.com Nov 14, 2012
    The big question everyone in Rams Nation is asking, “Will the Rams beat the Jets this Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome?”  And the analysis is simple.  If last week’s jump-out-in-front of one of the NFL’s best defenses by 14-0 in the first quarter
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  • 101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz Show

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    Bernie Miklasz and I focused solely on the St. Louis Rams during our weekly conversation on 101ESPN St. Louis. There was plenty to review following the Rams' 24-24 tie against San Francisco at Candlestick Park in Week 10. There is much to consider movin…
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  • Angels sign seven players to Minor League deals

    MLB.com Nov 14, 2012
    The 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.
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  • Kobe Bryant visits with Los Angeles homeless in new web miniseries (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Nov 14, 2012
    Pretty 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…
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  • Source: 49ers QB Smith in line to start Monday

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    49ers quarterback Alex Smith, who suffered a concussion Sunday against the Rams, has passed concussion tests this week and is on track to start Monday night against the Bears, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • Givens, Jenkins return to practice

    stltoday.com Nov 14, 2012
    But Fisher wouldn't commit to saying they'd return to the Rams' starting lineup.
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  • Phil Jackson was available but the Lakers, just like the NY Knicks did in May, took a pass on the coach with 11 rings

    At 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.
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  • NBA -- Breaking down the biggest questions surround the Los Angeles Lakers' new regime

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    Our panel breaks down the big questions surrounding the new regime in L.A.
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  • Catch up with Danny Amendola during PFT on NBC Sports Network

    profootballtalk.com Nov 14, 2012
    Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola made up for some lost time on Sunday afternoon by catching 11 passes in his first game back after three weeks on the sideline with a collarbone injury. Now he’ll stop by Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network to talk a
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  • Scully, Mattingly, Werner to be honored at ceremony

    MLB.com Nov 14, 2012
    Red 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.
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  • Gordon: Jets fans seek new fall guy

    stltoday.com Nov 14, 2012
    Turns out current Rams offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer wasn't totally to blame for Jets' woes.
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  • You called it: Fearless predictions (Week 11)

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    2008-12 You Called It Repeat Winners The Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers combined for a 24-24 tie on Oct. 3, 1954. The franchises did it again Sunday, this time with the Rams representing St. Louis. The outcome marked the seventh time in Rams h…
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  • Big Ben officially ruled out

    CNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012
    PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers will be playing for first place in the AFC North without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
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  • Hunter agrees to two-year, $26M deal with Tigers

    CNNSI.com yahoo.com MLB.com Nov 14, 2012
    DETROIT (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.
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  • Sarah's Take: Dodgers will do what it takes to win

    MLB.com Nov 14, 2012
    It 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.
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  • Create-a-Caption: ‘I mean … maybe this time, *you* take the shot’

    yahoo.com Nov 14, 2012
    Listen, 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…
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  • The 10 Most Interesting Story Lines Of The NBA Season

    dimemag.com Nov 14, 2012
    Yes, 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-punche
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  • The Spurs' Final Play Was Brilliant. The Lakers' Final Play Was A Hot Mess.

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Hekker, Rice, Tate make trick passes pay off

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    A rookie punter's arm could be the difference between 2-0-1 and 1-2-0 records for the St. Louis Rams in NFC West play. Johnny Hekker's scoring pass for the Rams against Seattle provided St. Louis with its only touchdown during a 19-13 victory in Week 4.…
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  • Around the NFC West: Long stepped up

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    Chris Long's performance for the St. Louis Rams during their Week 10 tie against San Francisco bears revisiting. The fifth-year defensive end had been critical of his play against Green Bay a few weeks earlier. The Rams were going to need better from hi…
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  • Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Deron Williams & Kyrie Irving Put On A Show

    dimemag.com Nov 14, 2012
    Pau 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 fin
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  • Rams' Quick is making strides

    stltoday.com Nov 14, 2012
    There’s no doubt digesting an NFL playbook has been tough for the rookie receiver.
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  • About the Previous Evening: Lakers Lose, Spartans Win, and All the Marlins Get Traded

    grantland.com Nov 14, 2012
    Pretty 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....
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  • Barack Obama's Advice for the Clippers

    grantland.com Nov 14, 2012
    Barack Obama offers his advice to Chris Paul and asks him to relay a message to Blake Griffin about his jump shot.
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  • Video - Magic Johnson Questions Lakers Ownership 01:44

    Magic Johnson Questions Lakers Ownership

    Nov 14
    Magic Johnson on how the Lakers went about hiring Mike D'Antoni.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Jets-Rams 01:00

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Jets-Rams

    Nov 14
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for the New York Jets at St. Louis
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Week 12 Showdown 01:26

    Blogger Blitz: Week 12 Showdown

    Nov 14
    NFC West blogger Mike Sando looks at the implications of the week 12 matchup between the Cardinals and Rams
  • Video - Heat-Clippers Preview 01:59

    Heat-Clippers Preview

    Nov 14
    Jonathan Coachman and Tim Legler preview the Heat vs. Clippers at 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.