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Wade banned 1 game for contact with Sessions

Wade banned 1 game for contact with Sessions

ESPN.com CNNSI.com yahoo.com deadspin.com Updated Dec 27, 2012
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for flailing his leg and making contact with the groin of Charlotte Bobcats' Ramon Sessions.
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  • Kobe passes LeBron for top All-Star vote-getter, starters stay …

    Kobe passes LeBron for top All-Star vote-getter, starters stay same in 2nd round of ASG returns

    yahoo.com nba.com Dec 27, 2012
    When the NBA released the first returns in fan voting for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston two weeks ago, Miami Heat forward LeBron James had received more votes than any other player, barely edging Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers by 1,929 vo…
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  • The New Dolphins Logo — What Do You Think?

    The New Dolphins Logo — What Do You Think?

    dolphinsgab.com Dec 27, 2012
    The Dolphins are in the process of getting set to roll out a brand new logo, and the team likes the attention it’s getting from it. The most popular image (pictured above) was revealed by DolFansNYC.com. The news about the new logo created so much of a
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  • 'Cats coach stays patient amid 16-game skid

    'Cats coach stays patient amid 16-game skid

    CNNSI.com Dec 27, 2012
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- It would be easy for Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap to tear up the blueprint amid a 16-game losing streak and come up with an entirely new plan.
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  • Hartline, Fields, others are Pro Bowl alternates

    Hartline, Fields, others are Pro Bowl alternates

    miamiherald.com Dec 27, 2012
    Talked to Reshad Jones in the lockerroom today. We all know he is not a Pro Bowl pick this year. But he tells me that despite his breakout season he is not an alternate, either. Wide receiver Brian Hartline, who eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark for the firs…
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  • Dimitri Patterson is a starter, could be a find

    Dimitri Patterson is a starter, could be a find

    miamiherald.com Dec 27, 2012
    The Dolphins are clearly pleased with the work Dimitri Patterson did last weekend when he was thrust into a starter role against Buffalo because the cornerback is on course for his second consecutive start Sunday -- even as Nolan Carroll is practicing a…
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  • AFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Defense

    AFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Defense

    yahoo.com Dec 27, 2012
    Defensive Ends Made it: J.J. Watt, Houston Texans/Cameron Wake, Miami Dolphins/Elvis Dumervil, Denver Broncos Should have made it: Muhammad Wilkerson, New York Jets/Corey Liuget, San Diego Chargers We won't quibble with positions on defense -- with so m…
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012
    The Bills were shut out in Pro Bowl voting, with S Jairus Byrd and RB C.J. Spiller their best chances. Dolphins coach Joe Philbin said he and offensive coordinator Mike Sherman have given QB Ryan Tannehill more responsibilities in recent weeks. Patriots…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Dolphins-Patriots 01:05

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Dolphins-Patriots

    Dec 27
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Miami at New England
  • Video - Preview: Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots 02:31

    Preview: Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots

    Dec 27
    NFL Films previews the Week 17 matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the New England Patriots.
  • Video - Preview: Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots 02:31

    Preview: Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots

    Dec 27
    NFL Films previews the Week 17 matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the New England Patriots.
  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T. 04:05

    Reiss' P.A.T.

    Dec 27
    In this week's addition of P.A.T., Field Yates looks ahead to the Patriots' Week 17 matchup against the Dolphins.

Sports Columnists

  • Brooklyn Nets establish Phil Jackson as top coaching target, sources say

    Dec 27
    Undaunted by Phil Jackson's reported reluctance to coach their team, Brooklyn Nets officials have established Jackson as their top target in the wake of Avery Johnson's dismissal, according to NBA coaching sources.
  • Daily Dime: Fifteen straight for Clippers

    Dec 27
    The Clippers' 15th straight win was another blowout. The Clippers will need challenges to sharpen their playoff form, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Peter King: NFL Week 17 Picks

    Dec 27
    Peter King: NFL Week 17 Picks
  • Don Banks: Black Monday Primer: Definitive guide to 2013 coaching carousel

    Dec 27
    The only constant in the NFL these days is change, and all indications point to another active firing/hiring season commencing on Black Monday -- the day after the league's regular season concludes. While there were no midseason coaching dismissals in 2…