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Tony Parker might be the baby of San Antonio’s Big Three, but it was still funny to see this. Watch Tim Duncan treat his point guard like a child, pulling him to the bench as Parker tried to intervene in a conversation between LeBron James and the refer…Upvote Share Tweet
Mario Chalmers Banks In A 30-Foot Buzzer-Beater To End The Third QuarterMario Chalmers knows all about big shots and big games, so it was no surprise to see him bank home this buzzer-beater to end the third quarter. What do you think? Follow Dime on Twitter at @DimeMag. Become a fan of Dime Magazine on Facebook HERE.The pos…Upvote Share Tweet
Mario Chalmers beats third-quarter buzzer with 3-point bank shot in NBA Finals Game 7 (Video)After San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili broke down the Miami Heat defense off the dribble, weaved to his left and made a lovely layup to put his team ahead 71-69, just 5.2 seconds remained in the third quarter of Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals.Well, …Upvote Share Tweet
Heat-Spurs NBA Finals Game 7: 7 big questionsLeBron James says he and his Miami Heat are ready for what's probably the biggest game of his life. Tim Duncan says he and his San Antonio Spurs are "ready to rock" and resume the pursuit of his fifth NBA championship after a gutwrenching defe…Upvote Share Tweet
Game 7 T-shirt giveawayFittingly, the Heat's T-shirt giveaway for Game 7 of the NBA Finals is the best of the postseason. The shirts feature 15 faces and the Larry O'Brien Trophy, or as the Heat likes to call it, "Fifteen Strong." Pat Riley coined that phrase during…Upvote Share TweetWhen LeBron James heated up, the Spurs were ultimately sunk in the NBA FinalsUpvote Share TweetWhether Chris Bosh wants to admit it or not, Game 7 is bigger than him and the fans that left American Airlines Arena early on Tuesday night. There is nothing bigger in the basketball world than the NBA Finals and almost equally as big: a postseason Gam…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jun 19, 2013Like a marriage, the dynamic of Dwyane Wade and LeBron James sharing the spotlight, the ball and the leadership duties takes regular maintenance, Brian Windhorst writes.Upvote Share TweetBY ADAM H. BEASLEY@AdamHBeasley Talks between NFL teams and Vonta Leach have heated up in recent days, The Miami Herald has learned, and Dolphins coach Joe Philbin is said to want a deal done by the end of the week. Leach, an All-Pro Bowl fullback, has …Upvote Share Tweet“You either love ‘em, or you hate ‘em” It’s a phrase we use about the greatest and/or most intriguing teams in sports history. We use it because it’s true. The New York Yankees, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Lakers and now — the Miami Heat. That’s the lis…Upvote Share Tweet
Fernandez provides power arm for MarlinsMLB.com Updated Jun 20, 2013Based upon his maturity and polished mechanics, it is very difficult to grasp the fact Miami Marlins right-handed pitcher Jose Fernandez is still only 20 years old.Upvote Share Tweet
Juwan Howard drains half-court, over-the-head trick shot just to prove he can (Video)Sure, he hasn't suited up in an NBA game since the Miami Heat's final regular-season contest and, thanks to the retirement of Grant Hill, is now the NBA's oldest active player. But that doesn't mean 40-year-old Heat reserve Juwan Howard has lost his tou…Upvote Share Tweet
Nike's executives clearly do not believe in jinxes or cursesSo, here's the inside of LeBron James' commemorative "2-Time Champion" LeBron Xs by Nike. I get that companies try to position themselves to cash in on championships. That still doesn't mean I agree with it. Heat fans might be superstitious. N…Upvote Share TweetSeven words that will be immortalized forever if the Heat wins tonight: "Get those mother[bleeping] ropes out of here!" Moments after Ray Allen hit his game-tying three-pointer in Game 6, that's what he screamed at nobody and everybody about t…Upvote Share Tweet
Programming Note: Vacation Time!dolphinsgab.com Updated Jun 20, 2013You may have noticed that there hasn’t been anything posted this week here at Dolphins Gab. Well, that’s because I’m taking a vacation from the blog. The dead phase of the offseason has arrived, but it’s just the calm before the storm. We’ll hit the gro…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jun 20, 2013Former Bills Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure, will walk from Buffalo to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio (213 miles), to raise money for children in need of prosthetics. The Dolphins are having a series of player conference calls with fans …Upvote Share Tweet
Where were you with 28.2 seconds left?I asked the all-important question on Twitter, and Heat fans responded. The Heat trailed by five points with 28.2 seconds left in the fourth quarter and hope was fading fast. Some fans inside AmericanAirlines Arena headed for the exits. Most fans at the…Upvote Share Tweet
Can The Dolphins Catch The Patriots?Jun 20AFC East blogger James Walker and ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss break down how the Dolphins and the Patriots match up.
Rough ShapeJun 20Ethan Sherwood Strauss predicts a Heat win, Graydon Gordian says Spurs. But there's a lot we don't know, like the true state of the players' health.
Legacy Impact To LeBron, DuncanJun 20Stephen A. Smith discusses the impact a win in Game 7 would have on the legacies of LeBron James and Tim Duncan.
Who will be Champs?Jun 20J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez set the stage for the ultimate season finale between the Spurs and the Heat.
2013 NBA playoffs -- say so long to Spurs as we know them?Jun 20San Antonio didn't look like same team that brought it to Game 7 of NBA Finals.
NBA unlikely to approve moves involving Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Cli…Jun 20The proposed trade of Kevin Garnett to the Los Angeles Clippers and corresponding transaction that would transport Doc Rivers from the Boston Celtics bench to L.A.'s are unlikely to be approved by the league office, according to sources close to the pro…
Los Angeles Clippers focused on getting Doc Rivers from Boston Celtics, ma…Jun 20The Los Angeles Clippers have a new strategy in the wake of David Stern's public comments Thursday expressing serious misgivings about the legitimacy of the proposed trade of Kevin Garnett and corresponding transaction that would transport Doc Rivers fr…
NFL - Fullback, tight end positions in transitionJun 20While the role of fullbacks has been marginalized, the importance of tight ends continues to increase, writes John Clayton.