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Heat rally from 15 down to win in OT

Heat rally from 15 down to win in OT

ESPN.com Updated Jan 23, 2013
Dwyane Wade scored 35 points, LeBron James got his 34th career triple-double and the Miami Heat rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors 123-116 in overtime on Wednesday.
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  • Heat's trip to White House set for Monday

    Heat's trip to White House set for Monday

    In honor of its 2012 NBA championship, the Heat will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday. The scheduled trip to Washington comes between road games against Boston (Sunday) and Brooklyn (Wednesday). "It is the pinnacle of t…
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  • JaMarcus Russell, Who Now Weighs More Than 300 Pounds, Is Think…

    JaMarcus Russell, Who Now Weighs More Than 300 Pounds, Is Thinking Comeback

    deadspin.com Jan 23, 2013
    JaMarcus Russell, the first overall pick of the 2007 draft, pretty much ate and purple drank his way through $31.5 million in guaranteed money. The Raiders cut him loose in May 2010, and he had a couple of failed tryouts with the Redskins and Dolphins l…
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  • An honest look at Greg Jennings, Jermichael Finley

    An honest look at Greg Jennings, Jermichael Finley

    miamiherald.com Jan 23, 2013
    If you've spent any time on this blog since the season ended you know that when the discussion has turned to free agency two names have dominated the conversation. Mike Wallace. Greg Jennings. I shared with you some pertinent truths and myths about Mike…
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  • Battery charges against Dolphins safety dropped

    Battery charges against Dolphins safety dropped

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    Battery charges against Dolphins safety Jonathan Amaya have been dropped, according to the Miami Herald. Amaya was arrested in November and charged with choking a taxi driver. But public records showed that prosecutors notified the court earlier this mo…
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  • Tony Sparano leaves the AFC East

    Tony Sparano leaves the AFC East

    For the past five years, Tony Sparano has been a staple in the AFC East. He spent four seasons as the head coach of the Miami Dolphins and one as offensive coordinator of the New York Jets. However, Sparano was fired by the Dolphins and Jets in back-to-…
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  • Eagles hire Dave Fipp as new special teams coach

    Eagles hire Dave Fipp as new special teams coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Eagles aren’t commenting on any of their coaching hires at the moment. But Dave Fipp is hanging around the Senior Bowl wearing Eagles gear, and Dolphins coach Joe Philbin told CSNPhilly.com Fipp was leaving his staff to go work for the Eagles. So it
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  • Heat valued at $625 M by Forbes Magazine

    Heat valued at $625 M by Forbes Magazine

    miamiherald.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Arison family paid $32 M for the Heat in 1988. Today, the team is worth $625 M, according to a valuation by Forbes Magazine. Forbes estimates that the Heat is the sixth most valuable franchise in the NBA. Tops on the list is the New York Knicks, whi…
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  • Facts, opinion on Long's 'complicated' negotiation

    Facts, opinion on Long's 'complicated' negotiation

    miamiherald.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Dolphins and Jake Long have been talking about a new contract on and off for nearly five months now. And while the talks started out as a straight contract extension and morphed into a lull in talks, the sides now are seriously considering what a br…
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  • Handing out awards at NBA's midway point

    Handing out awards at NBA's midway point

    CNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013
    With the 2012-13 season at the halfway mark, SI.com's NBA writers make their picks for the league's top performers. The MVP and Coach of the Year races have produced the most disagreement at the top, while clear favorites have emerged for Rookie of the …
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  • Jeff Ireland: Dolphins' goal to win AFC East

    Jeff Ireland: Dolphins' goal to win AFC East

    ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    It's waaaaaay too early for 2013 predictions. But Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland is not afraid to set high expectations for his young team next season. "That’s our goal -- win the division and ultimately put us in the playoffs," Ireland tol
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners

    Wednesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Jets are hiring Bobby April Jr., son of the longtime NFL special teams coach, as a quality control coach. The Bills have some tough decisions to make at wide receiver. The Dolphins are taking out ads to generate support for taxpayer financing of Sun…
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  • Video - Heat Need OT To Put Away Raptors 00:57

    Heat Need OT To Put Away Raptors

    Jan 23
    LeBron James posts a triple-double in Heat's 123-116 OT win over Raptors.