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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.Upvote Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012R.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Angels sign seven players to Minor League dealsThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant visits with Los Angeles homeless in new web miniseries (VIDEO)yahoo.com Nov 14, 2012Pretty 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Phil Jackson was available but the Lakers, just like the NY Knicks did in May, took a pass on the coach with 11 ringsAt 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.Upvote Share Tweet
NBA -- Breaking down the biggest questions surround the Los Angeles Lakers' new regimeESPN.com Nov 14, 2012Our panel breaks down the big questions surrounding the new regime in L.A.Upvote Share Tweet
Scully, Mattingly, Werner to be honored at ceremonyRed 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.Upvote 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Sarah's Take: Dodgers will do what it takes to winIt 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Create-a-Caption: ‘I mean … maybe this time, *you* take the shot’yahoo.com Nov 14, 2012Listen, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
The 10 Most Interesting Story Lines Of The NBA Seasondimemag.com Nov 14, 2012Yes, 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-puncheUpvote Share 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Deron Williams & Kyrie Irving Put On A Showdimemag.com Nov 14, 2012Pau 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 finUpvote Share Tweet
About the Previous Evening: Lakers Lose, Spartans Win, and All the Marlins Get Tradedgrantland.com Nov 14, 2012Pretty 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....Upvote Share Tweet
Barack Obama's Advice for the Clippersgrantland.com Nov 14, 2012Barack Obama offers his advice to Chris Paul and asks him to relay a message to Blake Griffin about his jump shot.Upvote Share Tweet
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.