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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…
Do not underestimate value of Dolphins dealingUpdated Apr 25 Share TweetAs 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 …Share TweetMILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ray Allen has broken Reggie Miller's record for 3-pointers in the NBA playoffs.Share TweetRay 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.
Taj Gibson humiliates Kris Humphries with the massive one-handed slam (Video)Updated Apr 25 Share TweetIn 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 highestSource: yahoo.comShare TweetThe 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 inteShare TweetDolphins 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…Share TweetThe 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 wSource: profootballtalk.com
Mountain Climbing: The No. 8-seeded Milwaukee Bucks couldn't contain…Updated Apr 25 Share TweetThe 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 3Source: CNNSI.com
Eyes on the Prize: The Bucks led the defending champions through two…Updated Apr 25 Share TweetThe 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.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe 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.
Trades involving 2nd-round picks have been terribleUpdated Apr 25 Share TweetThe 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…
Pre-Game 3 Q & A: Let's get to it ... Going out on a limb and predi…Updated Apr 25 Share TweetLet'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…
Shootaround at Marquette a shrine to Dwyane WadeUpdated Apr 25 Share TweetNorris 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…
Mystery surrounds Dolphins’ draftUpdated Apr 25 Share TweetWhat 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 IrelanSource: dolphinsgab.com
Marlins Tickets Are Basically Free, And Still No One's GoingUpdated Apr 25 Share TweetYou'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…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetThe 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.Share TweetHere’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. RetSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetIt'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 …
Heat Take Commanding 3-0 LeadApr 25Ray Allen passes Reggie Miller for most career playoff 3-pointers as the Heat cruise to a 104-91 win over the Bucks.
Heat Turn It On When They Need ToApr 25Flip Saunders breaks down the Heat turning it on in the third quarter en route to a 104-91 win over the Bucks.
Dolphins Select Dion JordanApr 25Bill Polian breaks down the Dolphins' selection of Dion Jordan.
Miami Dolphins draft Dion Jordan No. 3 at the 2013 NFL DraftApr 25The 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.
2013 NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls stay true to identity in ugly win over Br…Apr 25The 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 25The Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.
2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losersApr 25Quarterbacks 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 7.0Apr 25Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: