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James Harden Does Whatever He Wants Against The Lakers; LeBron …

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 Housto
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  • Vermeil: Offensive coaches work better, but leaders work best

    Vermeil: Offensive coaches work better, but leaders work best

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    "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.
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  • Eagles to meet Lovie

    Eagles to meet Lovie

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Eagles will interview Lovie Smith for their coaching vacancy on Thursday.
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  • Eagles will interview Lovie Smith on Thursday

    Eagles will interview Lovie Smith on Thursday

    The Eagles will interview former Bears coach Lovie Smith on Thursday, the team announced.
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  • Nets expect Humphries back Tuesday vs. 76ers

    Nets expect Humphries back Tuesday vs. 76ers

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    Nets 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.
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  • A Member Of The Brooklyn Nets Is Being Questioned In A Sexual A…

    A Member Of The Brooklyn Nets Is Being Questioned In A Sexual Assault Case

    deadspin.com Jan 8, 2013
    According 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…
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  • Andy Reid: I don’t regret making Juan Castillo defensive coordi…

    Andy Reid: I don’t regret making Juan Castillo defensive coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 8, 2013
    In 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 decisi
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  • For Oregon and Kelly, it's back to the status quo

    For Oregon and Kelly, it's back to the status quo

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    After 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.
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  • Is this deja vu in Eagles' search for head coach?

    Is this deja vu in Eagles' search for head coach?

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    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…
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  • Ex-Eagles coach Andy Reid reflects on his time in Philly

    Ex-Eagles coach Andy Reid reflects on his time in Philly

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    KANSAS 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.
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  • Eagles' Michael Vick deals with uncertain future

    Eagles' Michael Vick deals with uncertain future

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    Michael 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.
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  • Eagles' head coaching candidates

    Eagles' head coaching candidates

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    With 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:
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  • Video - Nets Win Fourth Straight 00:45

    Nets Win Fourth Straight

    Jan 8
    Nets crush 76ers, 109-89.
  • Video - Holidays And Honey Buns 05:48

    Holidays And Honey Buns

    Jan 8
    Sixers guard Jrue Holiday has a perfect sports pedigree -- and a love of convenience store pastries.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I 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 predictions

    Jan 8
    When 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 issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.