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James Harden Does Whatever He Wants Against The Lakers; LeBron Loses A Battle With A Future Star
dimemag.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
If you were busy trying to breakdown Mike D’Antoni‘s gameplan, which consisted of the coach determining subs by using “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe,” you might’ve missed out on James Harden. He was only the best player on the floor by a mile in HoustoUpvote Share Tweet
"I think it’s an advantage for an NFL coach to be an offensive coach," former Eagles coach Dick Vermeil said Tuesday. "He’s gotta answer all the questions anyway and 90% of them are going to be about the offense." But there's more to it than that.Upvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) The Eagles will interview Lovie Smith for their coaching vacancy on Thursday.Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles will interview former Bears coach Lovie Smith on Thursday, the team announced.Upvote Share Tweet
Nets expect Humphries back Tuesday vs. 76ersESPN.com Jan 8, 2013Nets power forward Kris Humphries is available on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, and interim coach P.J. Carlesimo expects that he probably will play.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jan 8, 2013According to CBS Philly and other local outlets, a member of the Brooklyn Nets is being questioned by Philadelphia police in relation to a sexual assault that allegedly occurred early Tuesday morning at the Four Seasons Hotel in Center City. The Nets ar…Upvote Share Tweet
Andy Reid: I don’t regret making Juan Castillo defensive coordinatorprofootballtalk.com Jan 8, 2013In a conversation with the Philadelphia media after he was officially named the Chiefs’ head coach, Andy Reid reflected on his long tenure coaching the Eagles without criticizing anyone - and without expressing regret for his most controversial decisiUpvote Share TweetAfter a whirlwind weekend, Chip Kelly and the Oregon Ducks are right back where they started. Oregon's enigmatic head coach flirted with a trio of NFL teams including the Eagles before deciding late Sunday night to stay with the No. 5 Ducks.Upvote Share Tweet
Is this deja vu in Eagles' search for head coach?The Eagles' search for a head coach should be judged on the result, not on the process. That is good news for Jeffrey Lurie and his sidekicks, because right now, the process isn't looking all that impressive. They have succeeded only in padding their fr…Upvote Share TweetKANSAS CITY, Mo. - Given perhaps one last chance to throw somebody from the Eagles under the bus, Andy Reid took the road he traveled for 14 years in Philadelphia.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles' Michael Vick deals with uncertain futureMichael Vick is one person in Philadelphia who's not paying attention to the Eagles coaching search. Even though the decision could have an impact on Vick's future, the Eagles quarterback said the only NFL activity on his radar has been the playoffs.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles' head coaching candidatesWith college coaches Bill O'Brien and Chip Kelly out of the mix, the Eagles' next head coach could be a current NFL assistant. Here are six candidates:Upvote Share Tweet
Nets Win Fourth StraightJan 8Nets crush 76ers, 109-89.
Holidays And Honey BunsJan 8Sixers guard Jrue Holiday has a perfect sports pedigree -- and a love of convenience store pastries.
Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…Jan 8I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictionsJan 8When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.