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NY Knicks will get best shot from LeBron James and defending NB…

NY Knicks will get best shot from LeBron James and defending NBA champion Miami Heat

nydailynews.com Updated Dec 5, 2012
Everything is stacked against the Knicks on Thursday night, which makes it an even better setting if Mike Woodson’s team can get out of Miami with a win over the defending champs.
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  • Heat's James, Thunder's Durant take monthly honors

    Heat's James, Thunder's Durant take monthly honors

    nba.com Dec 5, 2012
    NEW YORK -- The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in October/November.
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  • With Escobar out, Marlins' focus turns to hot corner

    With Escobar out, Marlins' focus turns to hot corner

    Trading Yunel Escobar was the Marlins' primary objective heading into the Winter Meetings, and they were able to pull that off late Tuesday night. All day on Wednesday, the organization was weighing possible candidates to take over at third base.
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  • Excited Redmond ready to change Marlins' culture

    Excited Redmond ready to change Marlins' culture

    MLB.com Dec 5, 2012
    Building a winning culture will be among the biggest challenges for Mike Redmond, but it is something the new Marlins manager is certainly familiar with.
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  • Brooklyn Nets’ Gerald Wallace fined $5K for flops against Knick…

    Brooklyn Nets’ Gerald Wallace fined $5K for flops against Knicks, Heat (VIDEOS)

    yahoo.com Dec 5, 2012
    Brooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for committing his second violation of the league's anti-flopping rules, the league announced Wednesday. He is the second NBA player to receive a flopping fine this season, foll…
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  • It's on: Dansby-Burnett vs Willis-Bowman

    It's on: Dansby-Burnett vs Willis-Bowman

    miamiherald.com Dec 5, 2012
    This is what's going on at Dolphins camp today: I spent some time talking with Karlos Dansby today. I can report that the brace he was using on his left upper arm during the time he's been playing with a torn left biceps came off today. Dansby says he w…
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  • Drunk On Victory, Local DC Sports Reporter Loses His Mind After…

    Drunk On Victory, Local DC Sports Reporter Loses His Mind After A Wizards Win

    deadspin.com Dec 5, 2012
    The lowly Wizards beat the Miami Heat in a real-life basketball game last night. It was a nice moment for one of the most awful teams in the league, but for local DC sports reporter Michael Jenkins, it was so much more. A deliriously giddy Jenkins, who …
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  • Through 12 gamess Moore was better than Tannehill

    Through 12 gamess Moore was better than Tannehill

    miamiherald.com Dec 5, 2012
    Remember when Joe Philbin, faced with a rebuilding year, staunchly refused to admit the Dolphins were rebuilding? We all expected it to be a rebuilding season and knew for certain it was coming when rookie Ryan Tannehill won the starting job in the pres…
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  • Wizards win ‘on the road at home’ over Heat, 105-101, as RGIII …

    Wizards win ‘on the road at home’ over Heat, 105-101, as RGIII looks on

    yahoo.com Dec 5, 2012
    We swear, we won't do a special post every time the Washington Wizards win a game, but considering Tuesday night's four-point triumph was just their second in 15 tries and that it came over the defending NBA champion Miami Heat, a bit of acknowledgement…
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  • Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13

    Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13

    CNNSI.com Dec 5, 2012
    While other QBs are stealing headlines, there's some guy in New England putting up MVP numbers. No, Tom Brady's mastery isn't new, but his 2012 run is still stunning, says Kerry Byrne.
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners

    Wednesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5, 2012
    An article on the Bills’ website says DE Mario Williams “has become a near-dominant force on the defensive line since he had his surgical procedure on his left wrist.” The Dolphins’ problem is pretty simple: The offense doesn’t score enough poin
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  • Dolphins T Long placed on IR with triceps injury

    Dolphins T Long placed on IR with triceps injury

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    Left tackle Jake Long was placed on injured reserve Tuesday by the Miami Dolphins because of a left triceps injury, ending his season and perhaps his tenure with the team.
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  • LeBron, The Heat Lose To The NBA’s Worst Team; New Orleans Has …

    LeBron, The Heat Lose To The NBA’s Worst Team; New Orleans Has A Terrible New Team Name

    dimemag.com Dec 5, 2012
    LeBron James dropped a ridiculous triple-double last night (26 points, 13 rebounds, 11 assists) but no one’s going to remember him carving up the Wizards. They’ll remember that with about 20 seconds left, he missed a wide-open wing triple that could”
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  • Video - Chad Johnson's NFL Future 05:10

    Chad Johnson's NFL Future

    Dec 5
    Chad Johnson says that he will get another opportunity to play in the NFL.
  • Video - Chad Johnson Admits To His Mistakes 06:55

    Chad Johnson Admits To His Mistakes

    Dec 5
    Chad Johnson talks to Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless about the incident that led to his wife filing for divorce.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau Gasol

    Dec 5
    The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
  • Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…

    Dec 5
    J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks