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Share TweetThe Miami Marlins' ballpark sat mostly empty Monday, which will likely be the case all year, and team owner Jeffrey Loria leaned his back against the bar in a hospitality area, sipping water in circumstances that warranted stronger stuff.
Heat have February to rememberUpdated Feb 25 Share TweetLeBron James might be a few weeks ahead of the actual calendar, but he offered one reason why the Miami Heat tend to enjoy February surges.Source: nba.comShare TweetJason Heyward and the Upton Brothers provided a glimpse of their dynamic potential by showing some power and speed during the fourth inning of Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Marlins.Share TweetEvery team in the AFC East could use help at wide receiver. The Miami Dolphins and New York Jets lack dynamic players on the outside. The Buffalo Bills will lose depth with David Nelson and Donald Jones heading for free agency. And the New England Patri…Source: ESPN.com
Heat's James, Lakers' Bryant claim Player of the Week honorsUpdated Feb 25 Share TweetThe Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant today were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Tuesday, Feb. 19 through Sunday, Feb. 24.Source: nba.comShare TweetIf you are an optimist who dreams of a better, more just world, then surely you have envisioned a world in which LeBron James participates in the NBA's annual Slam Dunk Contest. What would he do? An alley-oop, perhaps? A free-throw line jam? Or somethin…Share TweetYes. No. Yes. No. Yes. No. Enough! As free agency inches closer by the day, as the NFL combine winds down this week, as a negotiating window between free agents and teams opens March 9, the back and forth on what previously seemed certain gets more conv…Share TweetTHREE THINGS 1. The Heat blew a 22-point lead but Dwyane Wade led the comeback, scoring 15 points in the fourth quarter. 2. LeBron James finished with 28 points but was 0 of 1 from the field in the fourth quarter. 3. Miami was 12 of 19 from three-point …
Best N.B.A. Games of the WeekUpdated Feb 25 Share TweetThe week's best N.B.A. games feature the Lakers at the Nuggets, the Clippers at the Pacers and the Heat at the Knicks.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetTennessee WR Cordarrelle Patterson could fit the Bills’ needs in the draft. If the Dolphins want to draft a receiver, they should have plenty of options. Where might the Patriots go if they want to add a safety? Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com thinks theSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetMe and some of my followers on twitter [Yeah, terrible grammar] got into a bit of a spat Sunday afternoon because I believe NFL teams are best served drafting football players and they apparently are enthralled with the idea of drafting 40-yard dash
2013 NFL combine -- Slow 40 by Manti Te'o has a real impactFeb 25Manti Te'o's slow 40 time will hurt his draft stock more than the fake girlfriend episode, writes John Clayton.
Peter King:Tom Brady, New England Patriots agree on three-year extensionFeb 25Tom Brady took a huge step today to ensure he'll retire a Patriot, agreeing to a three-year contract extension that will keep him under center for New England through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old.
Peter King: Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combi…Feb 25INDIANAPOLIS -- The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is two months from tonight, and consider these questions the first ones on the test in this year's Draftology 101 class.
Clayton's mailbag: Franchised TEs a bargain -- for nowFeb 25Franchised tight ends are currently a bargain, but things could soon change. Plus, answers to reader questions.