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Phils beat Marlins with Pettibone's solid start

Phils beat Marlins with Pettibone's solid start

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated May 3, 2013
Jonathan Pettibone pitched neatly into the seventh, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Domonic Brown hit solo homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night.
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  • Despite rumors and speculation, Dolphins not interested in Tebo…

    Despite rumors and speculation, Dolphins not interested in Tebow

    profootballtalk.com May 3, 2013
    Earlier this week, the Dolphins declined to comment on whether the franchise has interest in quarterback Tim Tebow. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald made the team’s position clear during a Friday appearance on PFT Live. They don’t want him. Salgue
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  • Florida Legislature refuses to help Dolphins

    Florida Legislature refuses to help Dolphins

    Florida's oldest professional sports franchise -- the Miami Dolphins -- has been dealt a crushing blow by the Florida Legislature, which ended its session without passing any funding plan that would assist the team's quest to refurbish its stadium.
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  • Dolphins stadium bill fails, which would kill Super Bowl bid

    Dolphins stadium bill fails, which would kill Super Bowl bid

    profootballtalk.com May 3, 2013
    The Dolphins went for the Hail Mary, dragging Dan Marino to the state Capitol yesterday to support a longshot bill that would allow a referendum for public funding for stadium upgrades. And like Marino so often, it fell short of a Super Bowl. According …
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  • Observations from Dolphins rookie camp

    Observations from Dolphins rookie camp

    ESPN.com May 3, 2013
    DAVIE, Fla. -- When you're the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft, major expectations are thrust upon you to immediately make an impact. That is one of the challenges facing Miami Dolphins rookie defensive end Dion Jordan. But another hurdle is to not …
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  • Breaking News: LeBron James To Win His Fourth NBA MVP Award

    Breaking News: LeBron James To Win His Fourth NBA MVP Award

    dimemag.com ESPN.com May 3, 2013
    According to an ESPN report, LeBron James will be named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player this Sunday. In one of the worst-kept secrets of the past few years, LeBron will be winning the award for the fourth time in his career. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Rus
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  • Wade tests sore right knee in return to practice

    Wade tests sore right knee in return to practice

    nba.com May 3, 2013
    Dwyane Wade returned to practice Friday, rested and restless.
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  • Dolphins officially announce 19 UDFA signings, reveal rookie je…

    Dolphins officially announce 19 UDFA signings, reveal rookie jersey numbers

    dolphinsgab.com May 3, 2013
    Miss St. WR Chad Bumphis headlines Miami’s UDFA signings The list of undrafted rookie free agents Miami signed was officially released this afternoon at Dolphins’ rookie minicamp. We’ve known some of these players would be Dolphins since hours after
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  • Dolphins sign 19 undrafted rookies, including Highsmith

    Dolphins sign 19 undrafted rookies, including Highsmith

    profootballtalk.com May 3, 2013
    The Dolphins announced the signings of 19 undrafted rookies, including one name which should be familiar to local fans. Arkansas linebacker Alonzo Highsmith, the son of former NFL running back and current Packers personnel man of the same name, was amon…
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  • Dolphins undrafted free agent list right here

    Dolphins undrafted free agent list right here

    miamiherald.com May 3, 2013
    The Dolphins start three days of rookie camp in the next few minutes. Amid the team's draft picks will be tryout players and undrafted free agents the team signed. This is the list of undrafted free agents: Barker, Chris G 6-2 305 08/03/90 Nevada Fontan…
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  • Impact of taking 'power in numbers' approach at NFL draft

    Impact of taking 'power in numbers' approach at NFL draft

    CNNSI.com May 3, 2013
    At the draft, many teams stacked up on players from the same school or at the same position. But why the repetition? Just look at Tyrann Mathieu's situation, writes Don Banks.
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  • Don Banks: Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu pick epitomizes effect of …

    Don Banks: Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu pick epitomizes effect of relationships on draft decisions

    CNNSI.com May 3, 2013
    One of the more subtle trends emerging from last week's NFL Draft could loosely be described as the 'Power in Numbers' theory. Some teams took a more-the-merrier approach in targeting particular schools and positions in the process of building their roo…
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  • McKinnie never wanted to leave Ravens

    McKinnie never wanted to leave Ravens

    profootballtalk.com May 3, 2013
    Bryant McKinnie said he never wanted to leave the Ravens. But he obviously had to flirt with the Dolphins and Chargers to get their attention. “I’m excited to be back,” McKinnie told Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. “I didn’t really want to le
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  • Patriots will use Jamie Collins at linebacker for starters

    Patriots will use Jamie Collins at linebacker for starters

    profootballtalk.com May 3, 2013
    Dolphins defensive end/linebacker Dion Jordan isn’t the only AFC East rookie who will be spending some time this offseason finding out just how his team plans to deploy him once the regular season gets underway. Patriots second-round pick Jamie Collins
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  • Rookie camp today ... production starts NOW

    Rookie camp today ... production starts NOW

    miamiherald.com May 3, 2013
    Sometimes patience is necessary. Me, I waited a long time before I got my life right. It took me a while to come to Truth. But I wasn't drafted by the Miami Dolphins. And so I had the benefit of time. Dion Jordan doesn't. Jamar Taylor probably doesn't. …
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  • Dolphins start figuring out Dion Jordan’s role this weekend

    Dolphins start figuring out Dion Jordan’s role this weekend

    profootballtalk.com May 3, 2013
    We know that the Dolphins are toying with the idea of Dion Jordan playing on their special teams units, but that’s not the only place where they are still putting together their plans for the third overall pick in the 2013 draft. His role on defense is
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com May 3, 2013
    Former Bills WR Andre Reed is pursuing a coaching career. The Dolphins have landed productive undrafted free agents in the past. Football isn’t the only sport Patriots LB Jamie Collins excelled at while growing up. Someone started a Twitter feed for the
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  • Game 6 Madness: The Keys to a Killer Night of Playoff Basketbal…

    Game 6 Madness: The Keys to a Killer Night of Playoff Basketball

    grantland.com May 3, 2013
    Do you guys remember the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs? They're still in the playoffs, I swear! That Heat-Bucks series was actually this season. I ...
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  • Video - Clouds brewing over Miami Dolphins' Sun Life Stadium 01:13

    Clouds brewing over Miami Dolphins' Sun Life Stadium

    May 3
    Ian Rapoport has the latest on the stadium improvements desired by the Miami Dolphins for Sun Life Stadium and how that affects their chances at landing Super Bowls L and LI.
  • Video - Dion Jordan goes 1-on-1 03:47

    Dion Jordan goes 1-on-1

    May 3
    Dion Jordan, the Miami Dolphins' top pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, talks to Andrew Siciliano about being the third overall pick, chasing AFC East foe Tom Brady this season and his thoughts on fellow Pac-12 product Matt Barkley.
  • Video - The next step for Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill 00:58

    The next step for Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill

    May 3
    Donovan McNabb breaks down Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill and how the second-year pro needs to improve to elevate Miami to the next level.
  • Video - Miami Dolphins face big questions entering rookie minicamp 05:19

    Miami Dolphins face big questions entering rookie minicamp

    May 3
    With No. 3 overall pick Dion Jordan battling an injury and no clear starter at left tackle, should the Miami Dolphins be concerned entering the 2013 season? Jeff Darlington and the "Path to the Draft" crew go inside the Dolphins' depth chart.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder get by Houston Rockets

    May 3
    The Thunder are glad to be done with the Rockets ... for now, writes Marc Stein.
  • Don Banks: Greg Schiano and other Buccaneers coaches visiting Bill Belichi…

    May 3
    Although the two coaching staffs will be squaring off in Week 3 of the 2013 regular season, the friendship and bonds shared by New England head coach Bill Belichick and his Tampa Bay counterpart, Greg Schiano, will produce a rather unconventional twist …
  • Don Banks: Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu pick epitomizes effect of relationshi…

    May 3
    One of the more subtle trends emerging from last week's NFL Draft could loosely be described as the 'Power in Numbers' theory. Some teams took a more-the-merrier approach in targeting particular schools and positions in the process of building their roo…
  • Getting some answers from Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs, Part 1

    May 3
    With so much drama and so many subplots, we need some answers for the first round of the NBA playoffs.