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A healthy number of the 32 NFL teams figure to be in Morgantown, West Virginia on March 14 to check out quarterback Geno Smith at the University of West Virginia pro day. They’ll be able to see another quarterback work out while they’re there. FormerUpvote Share Tweet
Lee Jenkins: Could humility be delaying Derrick Rose's comeback?CNNSI.com Updated Feb 27, 2013At the 2008 Final Four in San Antonio, Derrick Rose was asked if he would enter the upcoming NBA draft, a reasonable question considering Pat Riley was among the many executives who had come to the Alamadome with the sole purpose of scouting him. Instea…Upvote Share TweetIn the words of Ron Burgundy, that escalated quickly. Not long after we mentioned Vontae Davis’s perhaps-accidental, perhaps-hacked declaration that Dolphins free agent cornerback Sean Smith was talking to the Chiefs well in advance of the league’s saUpvote Share Tweet
Tyreke Evans Tries To Troll Dwyane Wade, Embarrasses Himself Insteaddeadspin.com Updated Feb 27, 2013In a game that nobody expected to be as entertaining as it was, the Miami Heat pulled out a 141-129 double-overtime victory against the Sacramento Kings last night. The Kings should be proud of how well they hung with the Heat before getting demolished …Upvote Share Tweet
Give and Go: Which team is the East's second-best?CNNSI.com Updated Feb 27, 2013Give and Go: Which team is the East's second-best?Upvote Share Tweet
Non-call motivates LeBron in double-overtimemiamiherald.com Updated Feb 27, 2013My video report from AmericanAirlines Arena after Heat 141, Kings 129. After missing a layup at the end of the first overtime period, LeBron complained about a foul call, which seemed to motivate him in the second overtime. THREE THINGS 3. LeBron James …Upvote Share TweetThe best in the unofficial series, LeBron put one between his legs in mid-flight before Tuesday's game. LeBron went on to score 40 points and record 16 assists against the Kings. The Heat defeated Sacramento 141-129 in double overtime. LeBron's pregame …Upvote Share Tweet
Marlins disappointed at missing out on '15 ASGMLB.com Updated Feb 27, 2013From March 12-16, Marlins Park will host World Baseball Classic second-round games. The club was once hopeful that the Classic would be the first of many major baseball events in the new building.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Dolphins looking at free-agent wide receiversprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 27, 2013The Dolphins were No. 26 in passing yards in 2012, and the development of second-year QB Ryan Tannehill is key to the club’s future. Not surprisingly, wide receiver looks to be an offseason priority for the Dolphins. According to Ben Volin of The PalmUpvote Share Tweet
Tyreke Evans tries trolling with late-game steal in 2OT loss to Heat, but it goes awry (VIDEO)yahoo.com Updated Feb 27, 2013On one hand, you can understand this a little bit. The clock's ticking down on an incredibly hard-fought game - the kind of game the Sacramento Kings basically never win and the Miami Heat basically always win - and Tyreke Evans hast just spent the laUpvote Share Tweet
Spring Headlines: Tim Lincecum ‘better’ in spring debut; ‘Knuckler’ champ Josh Booty still Miami Marlins propertyyahoo.com Updated Feb 27, 2013Short-haired Tim Lincecum's first outing of spring training was cut a little short itself, but he was was happy with it. Lincecum threw 22 of 38 pitches for strikes, reaching his limit before the second inning ended. Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area repo…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 27, 2013Bills G.M. Buddy Nix wants to add depth at linebacker in the draft. The Dolphins may consider some aging veterans to bolster their defense in free agency. The Boston Herald looks at the polarizing reaction Patriots QB Tom Brady’s new contract has drawn.Upvote Share Tweetmiamiherald.com Updated Feb 27, 2013Last week the Dolphins reached out to Reggie Bush about contract talks for the first time -- including the 2012 season -- but while both parties were talking, they both might have been glancing at other possibilities as well. You know the Dolphins have …Upvote Share Tweet
Warriors & Pacers Brawl Spills Into The Stands; LeBron Goes Absolutely Crazydimemag.com Updated Feb 27, 2013It wasn’t exactly reaching Malice at the Palace levels, but the brawl that spilled into the stands last night during Indiana’s 108-97 win over the Warriors will certainly result in some special spankings from the league office. And you’re never gonnUpvote Share Tweet
Coast to Coast: NBA's Best Closer?Feb 27Who's getting the ball in crunch time? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez decide.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 2.0Feb 27We told you this year's draft was one of those exception-to-rule affairs, and the just-completed NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis seemed to confirm it. To wit:
Detroit Lions now $5M under cap with reworked dealsFeb 27Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola and wide receiver Nate Burleson accepted combined pay cuts of $5.55 million to help the Lions get under the salary cap.
Source: 49ers agree to trade Smith to ChiefsFeb 27The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs, league sources confirmed to ESPN.
The Sports Guy spends a week with Mike TysonFeb 27On a rooftop in Harlem, Bill Simmons discovered the only place where Mike Tyson finds peace.