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Valbuena's ninth-inning jack lifts Cubs over Marlins

Valbuena's ninth-inning jack lifts Cubs over Marlins

MLB.com ESPN.com Updated Apr 25, 2013
Luis Valbuena crushed a 1-1 delivery from Marlins closer Steve Cishek with two outs in the top of the ninth and sent it into the Cubs' bullpen for a solo home run to break a tie on Thursday. He pointed his right index finger in the air as he rounded fir…
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  • Do not underestimate value of Dolphins dealing

    Do not underestimate value of Dolphins dealing

    miamiherald.com Apr 25, 2013
    As I was asking Jeff Ireland whether he thought he got something of a bargain in trading from the No. 12 overall selection to No. 3, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross was over to the side nodding enthusiastically about the idea. "I think thqt the reason …
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  • Allen breaks Miller's postseason 3-pointer record

    Allen breaks Miller's postseason 3-pointer record

    CNNSI.com yahoo.com Apr 25, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ray Allen has broken Reggie Miller's record for 3-pointers in the NBA playoffs.
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  • Allen sets 3-pointer mark as Heat lead 3-0

    Allen sets 3-pointer mark as Heat lead 3-0

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Apr 25, 2013
    Ray Allen scored 23 points and broke the NBA career playoff record for 3-pointers, and the Miami Heat used another of their patented runs to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-91 on Thursday night for a 3-0 lead in their first-round series.
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  • Taj Gibson humiliates Kris Humphries with the massive one-hande…

    Taj Gibson humiliates Kris Humphries with the massive one-handed slam (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 25, 2013
    In Game 1 of the 2011 Eastern Conference finals, Chicago Bulls reserve forward/center Taj Gibson threw down a dunk so hard over Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade (the clip can be found here) that it was eventually immortalized in cake form - the highest
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  • Raiders select CB D.J. Hayden at No. 12

    Raiders select CB D.J. Hayden at No. 12

    The Raiders, exercising a pick acquired from the Dolphins in a trade earlier on Thursday, selected Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden with the No. 12 overall choice in the 2013 NFL Draft. PFT’s Mike Florio reported earlier Thursday that the Raiders had inte
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  • Dolphins Trade Up, Select Oregon Defensive End Dion Jordan 3rd …

    Dolphins Trade Up, Select Oregon Defensive End Dion Jordan 3rd Overall

    Dolphins draft Dion Jordan The Miami Dolphins just might have pulled off the steal of the draft. I have to admit, I was not in favor of the Dolphins trading up in the first round. The perceived price to do so was too rich for my blood. But only giving u…
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  • Eagles able to get Lane Johnson fourth overall

    Eagles able to get Lane Johnson fourth overall

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Eagles were able to get their tackle, and they didn’t have to trade up to do it, taking Oklahoma’s Lane Johnson fourth overall. With the Dolphins trading up a spot in front of them to get Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan with the third pick, the w
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  • Mountain Climbing: The No. 8-seeded Milwaukee Bucks couldn't co…

    Mountain Climbing: The No. 8-seeded Milwaukee Bucks couldn't contain…

    CNNSI.com Apr 25, 2013
    The No. 8-seeded Milwaukee Bucks couldn't contain the high-powered Miami Heat in South Beach. Tonight they hope home court advantage will work in their favor in Game 3
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  • Eyes on the Prize: The Bucks led the defending champions throug…

    Eyes on the Prize: The Bucks led the defending champions through two…

    CNNSI.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Bucks led the defending champions through two quarters, but LeBron James and the Miami Heat warmed up in the second half on their way to a 104-91 win in Game 3.
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  • Source: Chiefs, Dolphins table talks for Albert

    Source: Chiefs, Dolphins table talks for Albert

    The Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs have agreed not to further discuss a potential trade involving Kansas City left tackle Branden Albert until after both teams make their first-round selections in Thursday night's NFL draft.
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  • Trades involving 2nd-round picks have been terrible

    Trades involving 2nd-round picks have been terrible

    miamiherald.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs are in a stare down contest over a trade for left tackle Branden Albert. The Dolphins know what Albert expects to be paid and continue to go forward with talks. They're not blinking about either the $9.8 million f…
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  • Pre-Game 3 Q & A: Let's get to it ... Going out on a limb a…

    Pre-Game 3 Q & A: Let's get to it ... Going out on a limb and predi…

    miamiherald.com Apr 25, 2013
    Let's get to it ... Going out on a limb and predicting no. Brandon Jennings was limited to eight points in Game 2, so he'll be getting up shots in bunches tonight. Two sounds about right. Factoring in coaches, I'll go with the over. Micky wants the Heat…
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  • Shootaround at Marquette a shrine to Dwyane Wade

    Shootaround at Marquette a shrine to Dwyane Wade

    miamiherald.com Apr 25, 2013
    Norris Cole joked today during the Heat's shootaround at Marquette that you can't go inside a room at Al McGuire Center without seeing at least three pictures or references to Dwyane Wade. For example, Wade has four different pictures or plaques hanging…
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  • Mystery surrounds Dolphins’ draft

    Mystery surrounds Dolphins’ draft

    dolphinsgab.com Apr 25, 2013
    What is this guy’s plan? Well here we go! Fasten those seat belts. Be prepared for literally anything to go down tonight as the Miami Dolphins enter the 2013 NFL Draft with more potential possibilities in the first round than I have fingers. Jeff Irelan
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  • Marlins Tickets Are Basically Free, And Still No One's Going

    Marlins Tickets Are Basically Free, And Still No One's Going

    deadspin.com Apr 25, 2013
    You've got a second-year stadium and the worst attendance in the league. You've got the worst team in baseball. If you're the Marlins, how do you possibly make money? The answer, it seems, is to give away free tickets and hope people buy lots of beers.R…
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  • Sources: Fins, Browns discuss Bess trade

    Sources: Fins, Browns discuss Bess trade

    ESPN.com dolphinsgab.com Apr 25, 2013
    The Miami Dolphins and Cleveland Browns are discussing a trade that would send wide receiver Davone Bess from Miami to Cleveland, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013
    Here’s a historical look at the way the Bills have systemically ignored QBs in the Draft (and we wonder why they are the way they are). For the Dolphins, the 12th pick represents the least of the drama, as trade talks on multiple fronts are ongoing. Ret
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  • Mock draft by finest in the biz (including Salguero's pick)

    Mock draft by finest in the biz (including Salguero's pick)

    miamiherald.com Apr 25, 2013
    It's finally here: NFL draft day 2013. The draft begins tonight at 8 p.m. If the Dolphins pick at No. 12 as they are currently scheduled, they should be on the clock sometime around 9-9:20 p.m. It's possible by then the club will have a new left tackle …
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  • Video - Heat Take Commanding 3-0 Lead 01:28

    Heat Take Commanding 3-0 Lead

    Apr 25
    Ray Allen passes Reggie Miller for most career playoff 3-pointers as the Heat cruise to a 104-91 win over the Bucks.
  • Video - Heat Turn It On When They Need To 01:37

    Heat Turn It On When They Need To

    Apr 25
    Flip Saunders breaks down the Heat turning it on in the third quarter en route to a 104-91 win over the Bucks.
  • Video - Dolphins Select Dion Jordan 00:48

    Dolphins Select Dion Jordan

    Apr 25
    Bill Polian breaks down the Dolphins' selection of Dion Jordan.
  • Video - Miami Dolphins draft Dion Jordan No. 3 at the 2013 NFL Draft 04:23

    Miami Dolphins draft Dion Jordan No. 3 at the 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 25
    The Miami Dolphins had the first surprise of the 2013 NFL Draft, trading with the Oakland Raiders to select former Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan at No. 3 overall.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls stay true to identity in ugly win over Br…

    Apr 25
    The Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.
  • 2013 NBA Playoffs -- Chicago Bulls stay true to identity in ugly win over …

    Apr 25
    The Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.
  • 2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losers

    Apr 25
    Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0

    Apr 25
    Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: