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Thunder rip Hornets behind Durant, Westbrook

Thunder rip Hornets behind Durant, Westbrook

ESPN.com Updated Dec 1, 2012
Kevin Durant scored 20 points, Russell Westbrook added 18 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder won their fifth straight game, 100-79 over the struggling New Orleans Hornets on Saturday night.
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  • Meet New Orleans Saints super fans Mark Glorioso, Stephen Leger…

    Meet New Orleans Saints super fans Mark Glorioso, Stephen Leger: The Sainturions

    nola.com Dec 1, 2012
    You wouldn't notice unassuming pair outside of Superdome
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  • Drew Brees' mistakes add up to worst performance with New Orlea…

    Drew Brees' mistakes add up to worst performance with New Orleans Saints: Film Study

    nola.com Dec 1, 2012
    A breakdown of Brees' Thursday night breakdown vs. Atlanta Falcons
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  • Domino Effect of a Name Change

    Domino Effect of a Name Change

    nytimes.com Dec 1, 2012
    Last week Michael Jordan, the owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, said that he would be open to changing the team's name to the Hornets should the franchise in New Orleans follow through with plans to change its name to something more befitting that city.
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  • Vilma provides simple summary of Friday’s bounty hearing

    Vilma provides simple summary of Friday’s bounty hearing

    profootballtalk.com Dec 1, 2012
    No one is talking about this week’s bounty developments.  Yet. Asked by the powers-that-be to be discreet, none of the lawyers or other attendees have cracked the cone of silence regarding the testimony of former Saints assistant Mike Cerullo and forme
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  • Vitt confident Brees will bounce back after debacle in Atlanta

    Vitt confident Brees will bounce back after debacle in Atlanta

    profootballtalk.com Dec 1, 2012
    Saints quarterback Drew Brees had a stunningly bad game on Thursday night in Atlanta, with no touchdowns and five interceptions. But Saints coach Joe Vitt says his quarterback is the least of his worries. Vitt said on Friday that there’s no difference b
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  • Video - Thunder Roll To Fifth Straight Win 00:56

    Thunder Roll To Fifth Straight Win

    Dec 1
    Kevin Durant scores 20 points to lead Thunder to 100-79 win over Hornets.

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  • Peter King: Agent for Belcher, Crennel in disbelief over tragic murder-sui…

    Dec 1
    The agent for both Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and Romeo Crennel, the coach who witnessed Belcher's suicide in a parking lot outside the team's Arrowhead Stadium training facility Saturday morning, said "never in a million years'' did he think …
  • Don Banks: Chiefs player involved in apparent murder-suicide at team facil…

    Dec 1
    Tragedy struck in the NFL early Saturday morning with the news that a Kansas City Chiefs player committed suicide at the team's Arrowhead Stadium practice facility, after shooting and killing his girlfriend at home a short time earlier, SI.com has learn…