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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 Tweet
If it’s completely up to Eugene Sims - and it’s not - he’ll be lining up against the New York Jets on Sunday.Share TweetCNNSI.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.Share Tweetramsgab.com Nov 14, 2012The 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 quarterShare Tweet
101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz ShowBernie 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…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.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…Share Tweet49ers 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.Share TweetBut Fisher wouldn't commit to saying they'd return to the Rams' starting lineup.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.Share Tweet
NBA -- Breaking down the biggest questions surround the Los Angeles Lakers' new regimeOur panel breaks down the big questions surrounding the new regime in L.A.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 14, 2012Rams 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 aShare 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.Share TweetTurns out current Rams offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer wasn't totally to blame for Jets' woes.Share Tweet
You called it: Fearless predictions (Week 11)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…Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers will be playing for first place in the AFC North without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.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.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.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…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-puncheShare 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…Share Tweet
Hekker, Rice, Tate make trick passes pay offA 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.…Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Long stepped upChris 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…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 finShare TweetThere’s no doubt digesting an NFL playbook has been tough for the rookie receiver.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....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.Share Tweet
Magic Johnson Questions Lakers OwnershipNov 14Magic Johnson on how the Lakers went about hiring Mike D'Antoni.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Jets-RamsNov 14The NFL Live crew makes their picks for the New York Jets at St. Louis
Blogger Blitz: Week 12 ShowdownNov 14NFC West blogger Mike Sando looks at the implications of the week 12 matchup between the Cardinals and Rams
Heat-Clippers PreviewNov 14Jonathan Coachman and Tim Legler preview the Heat vs. Clippers at 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.