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Garnett, Green lead way as Celtics rout Sixers

Garnett, Green lead way as Celtics rout Sixers

ESPN.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
Kevin Garnett scored 19 points, Jeff Green added 16, and the Boston Celtics won the back end of a home-and-home with Philadelphia, beating the 76ers 92-79 on Saturday night.
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  • Phillies acquire Young from Rangers for two relievers

    Phillies acquire Young from Rangers for two relievers

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 8, 2012
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A person familiar with the trade says the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired seven-time All-Star infielder Michael Young from the Texas Rangers for two relief pitchers.
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  • Vick could land in Buffalo next season

    Vick could land in Buffalo next season

    As quarterback Mike Vick moves toward an inevitable release by the Eagles (so much for that $100 million contract), the question becomes the location of the continuation of his career. From Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports comes something we’ve likewise hear
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  • Michael Young approves trade to Phillies

    Michael Young approves trade to Phillies

    yahoo.com MLB.com Dec 8, 2012
    The long rumored deal that had the Texas Rangers sending veteran infielder Michael Young to the Philadelphia Phillies was finally completed on Saturday, according to a tweet from Bob Nightengale. Young, 36, had earned 10-and-5 rights as a player giving …
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  • Damaris Johnson looking to make big plays for the Eagles

    Damaris Johnson looking to make big plays for the Eagles

    profootballtalk.com Dec 8, 2012
    Damaris Johnson was one of the best playmakers in college football history at Tulsa, where he set the all-time NCAA Division 1 total yardage record in just three seasons. But questions about his size (5-foot-8 and 170 pounds) and his off-field issues (h…
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  • Jaguars’ Jason Babin fined $21,000

    Jaguars’ Jason Babin fined $21,000

    profootballtalk.com Dec 8, 2012
    Jason Babin’s first game with the Jaguars earned him a substantial fine. Babin, the defensive end who was waived by the Eagles and claimed by the Jaguars, picked up a roughing the passer penalty in his first game with the Jaguars for a hit on Bills quar
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  • Eagles Notes:  Eagles DT Mike Patterson sidelined with pneumoni…

    Eagles Notes: Eagles DT Mike Patterson sidelined with pneumonia

    philly.com Dec 8, 2012
    Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson was hospitalized Thursday with viral pneumonia and remained in the hospital on Friday, the team said. Trainer Rick Burkholder said Patterson was "doing fine" and was stable while the team awaited test results.
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  • Eagles' Vick, McCoy still out, suffering from concussion

    Eagles' Vick, McCoy still out, suffering from concussion

    philly.com Dec 8, 2012
    Another week has passed, and the news about the concussion recoveries of Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and running back LeSean McCoy still is not positive. Vick will miss his fourth game and McCoy his third because lingering issues have yet to subside…
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  • Video - Celtics, 76ers Split Home-And-Home 00:46

    Celtics, 76ers Split Home-And-Home

    Dec 8
    Celtics hold 76ers to 28 points in the first half and cruise to the 92-79 win.
  • Video - Sources: Michael Young Traded To Phillies 02:32

    Sources: Michael Young Traded To Phillies

    Dec 8
    Jayson Stark discusses why Michael Young was traded to the Phillies and what it means for Josh Hamilton.