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Despite no Chipper, Gonzalez confidentUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetStart here: This is the best team Fredi Gonzalez has had as manager of the Marlins and now the Braves. Top to bottom, these Braves ooze with talent -- plenty to maybe unseat Washington as the National League East champion.Source: MLB.comShare TweetPitcher Jake Westbrook has left the St. Louis Cardinals' game against the Miami Marlins with a bruised left knee and outfielder Carlos Beltran has departed with a bruised right toe.Source: ESPN.com
The show will go on...and by 'show' we mean 'nonsense'Updated Feb 28 Share TweetHaters and critics be damned, the pre-game dunks will continue. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra called it the "theater of the absurd." LeBron James said he doesn't care. People have apparently criticized James about his pre-game dunks-no one actually knows wh
UF's Josh Evans has ties inside the DolphinsUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetI made the point in the last post that the Dolphins should know the kids coming out of the University of Miami and Florida International University better than any other team because of the proximity of those two schools. Well, throw in the University o…Share TweetForget a dynasty, but the Pats' window is still open. And after re-working Tom Brady's deal, they're in a very strong position to chase another championship, Don Banks writes.Source: CNNSI.com
Role with Marlins a reversal for Tino MartinezUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetTino Martinez is taking a simple approach in his new role as Miami Marlins hitting coach.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Bills will clear about $5 million worth of salary cap room with DE Chris Kelsay’s retirement. The Dolphins have let some local products slip under their noses in past years, and FIU’s John Cyprien could be next. The Patriots are hoping the Alex SmSource: profootballtalk.com
Dolphins must know Cyprien better than anyoneUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetOne of the defensive back draft prospects that caught the eye of many so-called gurus and experts the past month following the Senior Bowl and Indianapolis Combine is Florida International University's Jonathan Cyprien. Here's hoping he has the attentio…
Miami Heat Harlem ShakeFeb 28The Miami Heat join the Harlem Shake craze, putting on show in their locker room.
Defense has carried Chicago Bulls as far as it canFeb 28Their stellar defense has carried the Bulls as far as it can.
Weekend Dime: Second Trimester ReportFeb 28Daily Dime
Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 28SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.