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The Dolphins’ pursuit of Chiefs tackle Branden Albert has been a big storyline of late, but that may not be the only trade talk the Dolphins have engaged in recently. Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Browns are “seriously consider
EMAILS I GET: Cole the Jennings stopperUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetNorris Cole performed well in the fourth quarter of Game 2, knocking down a key three-pointer during the 12-0 run. All seven of his points came in the final period and he played every minute of the final quarter. While Cole's offense was spectacular, em…Share TweetWe heard earlier on Wednesday that the Chiefs and Dolphins are again talking about a trade involving tackle Branden Albert and now we’ve heard what the sticking point is to getting a deal done. Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey spoke to Steve Wyche of
Marlins players and coaches are reportedly quite pissed that "higher-ups in the organization" pushedUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetMarlins players and coaches are reportedly quite pissed that "higher-ups in the organization" pushed back Ricky Nolasco's start just 2½ hours before game time. [Miami Herald]Read more...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetIn December, Milwaukee Bucks guard Monta Ellis declared to a Milwaukee television station that the only difference between Monta and Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was “more wins and two championship rings.” The NBA world, of course, laughed at this quitSource: yahoo.comShare TweetPutting together a seven-round mock draft may be a big waste of time. It’s hard enough to speculate which domino will fall first, let alone seven rounds of them. But it’s a fun activity, nonetheless. It’s interesting to see which prospects might comSource: dolphinsgab.comShare TweetCLEVELAND (AP) - The Cavaliers are bringing back the most successful coach they've ever had.Source: CNNSI.com
Game 2 post-game videoUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetMe and Barry talking about basketball...Did LeBron lack his usual explosion in Game 2?
George Improves His Game, and Has an Award to Show for ItUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetPaul George of the Indiana Pacers played impressively against the Hawks on Sunday, and on Tuesday won the league's Most Improved Player award.Source: nytimes.com
Notes from Game 2: The Heat's 12-point burst to begin the fourth qua…Updated Apr 24 Share TweetThe Heat's 12-point burst to begin the fourth quarter was enough to distance itself from the Bucks in an uneven game. Miami now leads the series 2-0 with Game 3 on Thursday in Milwaukee. Before I board my plane, some notes ... -The Heat has won 10 strai
Memo to Dolphins: Too early for title talkUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetRemember the 2012 Buffalo Bills? Just one year ago, the Bills were the offseason champions in the AFC East and perhaps the entire NFL. Buffalo was praised for its aggressive free-agent moves to land $100 million defensive end Mario Williams, fellow defe…Source: ESPN.com
Heat-Thunder headlines list of dream NBA Finals matchupsUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetA rematch of the 2012 Finals would be ideal, but it's not the only intriguing potential matchup. Ben Golliver outlines five series he's hoping for, including Heat-Thunder and more.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe Miami Dolphins filled a lot of holes in free agency, but the team could still use a starting-caliber cornerback. Could the recent report involving the health former Alabama corner Dee Milliner make him a possible target for the Dolphins in Thursday’Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Miami Heat's midseason acquisition of Chris Andersen has been an unqualified success, with the athletic big man providing just the right combination of offensive rebounding, shot-blocking, running the floor, half-court defensive activity and power-d…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetThe Miami Dolphins' free-agent spending spree has at least one member of the team using a word to describe the team's offense that might increase what were sure to be already lofty expectations of the unit in 2013.
Wednesday morning one-linersUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetCould Ezekiel Ansah be there for the Dolphins with the 12th overall pick? Karlos Dansby could add depth for the Bills at linebacker. The Patriots might draft a defensive end named Jones for the second consecutive year. Jets G.M. John Idzik would be wise…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetThe first thing you must understand about draft trades is that intelligent and successful general managers do not trade for draft picks. They trade for players. That's why the second overall pick last year was worth a mint to the Washington Redskins. Th…
Carmelo Anthony, New York Stage An Incredible Scoring Run; The Warriors Light It Up; Metta World Peace Is AmazingUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetAt the half of New York’s 87-71 Game 2 win over Boston, Charles Barkley called for Carmelo Anthony to give him more, saying New York doesn’t have enough scorers to have off nights from Anthony and still expect to win. ‘Melo had made just three buckeSource: dimemag.com
Brantly's four RBIs key hit parade as Marlins rollUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetRob Brantly had three hits and a career-high four RBIs, and the Marlins defeated the Twins, 8-5, to gain a split on a cold day at Target Field and give Ricky Nolasco his first win of the season.Source: MLB.com
Eagles focus on four players, unless they trade down and focus on moreUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetThe best recent example of draft-week information overload came via reports (from the same reporter) that the Dolphins are both interested in trading up from No. 12 and down from No. 12. Sources close to me tell me that the Dolphins also are interested …Source: profootballtalk.com
Heat Going HardApr 24Israel Gutierrez says the Heat are not coasting and that Wade is healthier than last year. Also is Marc Gasol the defensive player of the year?
Clayton: Thrill of skill positions will wait in draftApr 24Tackles and guards will take precedence over skill positions early in the draft, writes John Clayton.
Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls shouldn't be second-guessed for not playingApr 24Those who criticize Derrick Rose for not playing should consider the risk of returning too soon from ACL surgery.
Peter King: My 2013 Mock DraftApr 24I say it every year, but this time I really mean it: There'll be a mad dash to trade down from the top. There's no Andrew Luck superstar to froth over, but there's good depth from 10 to 50. Here's how Round 1 will play out. (Editor's Note: NFL Draft Liv…