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Handling The Heat: The Pacers held the Heat to a season low as …

Handling The Heat: The Pacers held the Heat to a season low as they …

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
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.
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  • NY Knicks start Carmelo Anthony needs to tune out opposing taun…

    NY Knicks start Carmelo Anthony needs to tune out opposing taunts from Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett, others

    nydailynews.com Jan 8, 2013
    Carmelo 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.
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  • James Harden Does Whatever He Wants Against The Lakers; LeBron …

    James Harden Does Whatever He Wants Against The Lakers; LeBron Loses A Battle With A Future Star

    dimemag.com Jan 8, 2013
    If 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
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  • Gerald Green Hosts A Block Party

    Gerald Green Hosts A Block Party

    dimemag.com Jan 8, 2013
    Gerald 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.
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  • Position statement: Is Nick Saban NFL-bound?

    Position statement: Is Nick Saban NFL-bound?

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    Nick 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…
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  • AFC East's top free agents: Nos. 4-6

    AFC East's top free agents: Nos. 4-6

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Seeking help on glass, Heat work out Andersen

    Seeking help on glass, Heat work out Andersen

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Bradley Beal hits 1st career game-winner to push Wizards past T…

    Bradley Beal hits 1st career game-winner to push Wizards past Thunder in upset (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 8, 2013
    Heading 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.
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 8, 2013
    Mark 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…
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  • Ian Thomsen: LeBron poised to pull away in MVP race; more mail

    Ian Thomsen: LeBron poised to pull away in MVP race; more mail

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    What 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…
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  • My take on Ross, Wallace, Jennings, Bowe

    My take on Ross, Wallace, Jennings, Bowe

    miamiherald.com Jan 8, 2013
    As 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 th
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  • Paul Pierce Owns New York City; Kevin Durant One-Up’d By A Rook…

    Paul Pierce Owns New York City; Kevin Durant One-Up’d By A Rookie

    dimemag.com Jan 8, 2013
    On 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
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  • Video - George Leads Pacers Past Heat 01:01

    George Leads Pacers Past Heat

    Jan 8
    Paul George scores 29 points as Pacers top Heat for their 11th win in 14 games.
  • Video - Mint Condition: 5 Games, Many Cards 04:05

    Mint Condition: 5 Games, Many Cards

    Jan 8
    Jerry 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.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I 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 predictions

    Jan 8
    When 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 issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.