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LeBron defends Chris Bosh's handbag from lunatic cameramenmiamiherald.com Jan 18, 2013Post-game locker-room media scrums can be, at times, undignified. Thursday night at Staples Center was one of those times. When the Heat opened the visiting locker room after its 99-90 victory against the Lakers, overzealous cameramen rushed through a d…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets will run West Coast offense in 2013ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013There will be two teams running a West Coast offense in the AFC East in 2013. Last season, the Miami Dolphins made the switch with mixed results under first-year head coach Joe Philbin and offensive coordinator Mike Sherman. This season, the Jets are se…Upvote Share Tweet
The Celtics’ All-Stars plan on neither broing down nor throwing down during All-Star Weekendyahoo.com Jan 18, 2013As Eric Freeman related Thursday night, the starting fives for the Eastern and Western Conference teams in next month's 2013 NBA All-Star Game have been announced, and basketball fans around the world decided that they wanted to see a starting Eastern b…Upvote Share Tweet
Why Kevin Durant Is Better At Taking The Last Shot Than LeBronLeBron James and the Heat defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in the Staples Center last night, 99-90. LeBron had 39 points after shooting a hyper-efficient 17 for 25 from the field. The Heat have struggled this season, but James has not, shooting 55 percen…Upvote Share Tweet
This Airballed Free Throw Is Why The Lakers Are Vulnerable To Hack-A-Dwightdeadspin.com Jan 18, 2013Dwight Howard went to the line 13 times last night, more than twice as often as the rest of the Lakers' starters combined. He went just 5-for-13, with his final two attempts coming with under two minutes remaining and a chance to tie the game. This was …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 18, 2013The first coaching staff for new Bills head coach Doug Marrone is continuing to take shape. Former NFL wide receiver Ike Hilliard will be the team’s wide receivers coach, jumping from the Redskins after one year in the same position at Washington. He spUpvote Share TweetIt wasn't just the season-high point total; it was how he got them, by making 17 of his 25 shots, including a perfect 15 for 15 in the restricted area. LeBron James set up shop in that little semi-circle throughout the Miami Heat's Thursday night road w…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 18, 2013WR Donald Jones thinks he’ll be recovered from his season-ending illness in time for the start of Bills offseason work. A look at the possible cap benefits of cutting various members of the Dolphins. Patriots S Devin McCourty says he’s impressed withUpvote Share Tweet
Ian Thomsen: Conley grows into Grizzlies leader after learning hard lessonsThese are hazardous times for an excellent team in Memphis. Coach Lionel Hollins is in his lame-duck year, new owners have taken over and Rudy Gay or Zach Randolph reportedly could be traded in the next month. It is in stressful moments like these that …Upvote Share Tweet
The cost and savings of cutting some playersmiamiherald.com Jan 18, 2013On Dec. 29 I shared with you a rundown of the Dolphins 2013 cap situation.. That post explained how the Dolphins have tons of cap room this year by showing you the cap number for every Dolphins player under contract plus some dead money and other machin…Upvote Share Tweet
All That Glitters: A closing 9-0 Miami run sealed a 99-90 win over L…A closing 9-0 Miami run sealed a 99-90 win over L.A. The Lakers fought hard, but LeBron James may have just ignited another championship run for the Heat, writes Lee Jenkins.Upvote Share Tweet
Lee Jenkins: Once a Finals preview, Heat-Lakers now just a LeBron showcaseLOS ANGELES -- Outside of fame, riches and backlit banners, there is no motivator in sports quite like the threat of everlasting ignominy. It is the specter that hangs over each of the so-called super teams, the realization that if they fail, reputation…Upvote Share TweetGasol returns from concussion, but Lakers fall to HeatUpvote Share TweetLakers-Heat was Hollywood at its finest. The Heat’s 99-90 win had leading men, a duel as its storyline and a big budget (the Lakers’ payroll). Generally in a big game like Miami-Lakers the question after the game becomes was Team X that impressive orUpvote Share Tweet
Boston Grasps Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory; The Lakers Figure Out How To Play TogetherEach time we checked in with the Hawks vs. Celtics it was like watching a different game. In the first half the Celtics were on cruise control and it almost looked as if Tommy Heinsohn could have stepped in because of Boston’s 27-point lead. Atlanta wasUpvote Share Tweet
Good Teammate, Bad OpponentJan 18Michael Wilbon and Bill Simmons draft their good teammate, bad opponent teams.
Should The Lakers Be Encouraged?Jan 18Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether the Lakers should be encouraged after a close loss to the Heat.
Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' HarbaughJan 18ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…Jan 18The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…
NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Championship roundJan 18Teams put up 276 points in the divisional round of the playoffs. Will the trend continue?
The Sports Guy's All-Te'o MailbagJan 18Even the NFL playoffs can wait for the weirdest sports story of our age.