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Dwyane Wade of Miami Heat starts against Los Angeles Clippers

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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  • Cliff Corcoran: Dickey caps storybook year with NL Cy Young; Pr…

    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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  • Angels sign seven players to Minor League deals

    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 miniser…

    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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  • Phil Jackson was available but the Lakers, just like the NY Kni…

    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 Ang…

    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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  • Scully, Mattingly, Werner to be honored at ceremony

    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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  • Hunter agrees to two-year, $26M deal with Tigers

    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

    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 sho…

    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

    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…

    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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  • Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Dero…

    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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  • About the Previous Evening: Lakers Lose, Spartans Win, and All …

    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

    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 - 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.
  • Video - Source: Hunter Headed To Tigers 00:38

    Source: Hunter Headed To Tigers

    Nov 14
    Torii Hunter has reached an agreement on a two-year deal with the Tigers pending a physical.
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: L.A.'s Identity 08:28

    TrueHoop TV: L.A.'s Identity

    Nov 14
    David 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 microscope

    Nov 14
    With 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.