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The Pacers held the Heat to a season low as they rolled 87-77. With Paul George blossoming and the team's defense stifling, Indy earned its best win of the year, writes Ben Golliver.
NY Knicks start Carmelo Anthony needs to tune out opposing taunts from Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett, othersUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetCarmelo Anthony needs to lose the rabbit ears, pronto. Anthony needs to keep making the Knicks a threat to the Miami Heat and start tuning out opponents.Source: nydailynews.com
James Harden Does Whatever He Wants Against The Lakers; LeBron Loses A Battle With A Future StarUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetIf you were busy trying to breakdown Mike D’Antoni‘s gameplan, which consisted of the coach determining subs by using “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe,” you might’ve missed out on James Harden. He was only the best player on the floor by a mile in Housto
Gerald Green Hosts A Block PartyUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetGerald Green hustles on the fast break and denies a shot attempt from Mario Chalmers in tonight’s matchup between the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat.Share TweetNick Saban's future is considered uncertain at this point, and Mike Florio believes a return to the NFL may be next for the decorated college football coach. After a failed two-year stint with the Dolphins, Saban may be looking to turn his NFL legacy ar…Share TweetThe AFC East blog continues its ranking of the top dozen free agents. Here are Nos. 4-6: No. 6: Sean Smith, CB, Dolphins 2012 stats: 59 tackles, two INTs, three forced fumbles Analysis: The Miami Dolphins are in a tough spot with Smith. Miami cannot aff…Source: ESPN.com
Seeking help on glass, Heat work out AndersenUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetThe Miami Heat took a key step toward addressing their rebounding problems Tuesday by working out free-agent veteran Chris Andersen at the team's practice facility, league sources confirmed.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetHeading into Monday night, only one team had notched wins over both the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat and defending Western Conference champion Oklahoma City Thunder this season - the bruising Memphis Grizzlies, owners of the NBA's fifth-best record.Source: yahoo.comShare TweetMark Gaughan of the Buffalo News thinks the Bills got themselves a strong presence in coach Doug Marrone. Dolphins WR Davone Bess has some of the best fundamentals in the game. The Patriots have done well against defenses coordinated by Wade Phillips in…Source: profootballtalk.com
Ian Thomsen: LeBron poised to pull away in MVP race; more mailUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetWhat would it take for LeBron James to NOT win the MVP award? You wrote recently that even though Chris Paul is the current leader, you still expect James to capture the honor at season's end. Would it take a Heat collapse for voters to honor the contri…Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetAs you know, Stephen Ross spoke on the state of the team Monday. And I came away from the talk absolutely certain that the Dolphins have some sort of plan for 2013 -- because the owner mentioned this plan half-a-dozen times. But when I asked him what thSource: miamiherald.com
Paul Pierce Owns New York City; Kevin Durant One-Up’d By A RookieUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetOn a night where we all tried to watch a BCS championship that got so bad — think Spike running over the Little Giants — that Brent Musburger needed a hall pass by the end of the first quarter because he was getting distracted by A.J. McCarron‘s gir
George Leads Pacers Past HeatJan 8Paul George scores 29 points as Pacers top Heat for their 11th win in 14 games.
Mint Condition: 5 Games, Many CardsJan 8Jerry Dworkin, owner of the world's largest Mike Piazza Marlins card collection, joins Michele Steele to discuss why he decided to only collect cards from Piazza's brief stay in Florida.
Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…Jan 8I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictionsJan 8When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.