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76ers erase 19-point deficit, top Raptors in OT

76ers erase 19-point deficit, top Raptors in OT

ESPN.com Updated Jan 18, 2013
Jrue Holiday had a career-high tying 33 points and 14 assists, including all 12 of Philadelphia's points in overtime, and the 76ers overcame a 19-point second-half deficit to defeat the Toronto Raptors 108-101 on Friday night.
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  • Todd Bowles expected to land in Arizona; Marty Mornhinweg signs…

    Todd Bowles expected to land in Arizona; Marty Mornhinweg signs with the Jets

    The Eagles released Todd Bowles from his contract to allow the defensive coordinator to interview with other teams, an NFL source said. There were several reports on Friday that Bowles was expected to get the defensive coordinator job with the Cardinals…
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  • Chip Kelly, Mike Vick meet, no resolution imminent

    Chip Kelly, Mike Vick meet, no resolution imminent

    On the second day of his employment as coach of the Eagles, Chip Kelly addressed the first challenge he’ll face from a personnel standpoint. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Kelly and Vick met on Friday.  However, there has been no resolut
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  • Lurie went straight to media with his concerns regarding Banner

    Lurie went straight to media with his concerns regarding Banner

    profootballtalk.com Jan 18, 2013
    On Friday, a feud suddenly emerged between Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and former Eagles president (and current Browns CEO) Joe Banner.  Lurie believes Banner has been criticizing Eagles G.M. Howie Roseman, and Banner denies it. The strangest aspect of t…
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  • N.F.L. Coaching Carousel Stops: Who Won?

    N.F.L. Coaching Carousel Stops: Who Won?

    nytimes.com Jan 18, 2013
    Eight N.F.L. teams hired coaches in the past few weeks. Not a single hire was African-American.
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  • Vince Young Is Just Another Bored College Student Again

    Vince Young Is Just Another Bored College Student Again

    deadspin.com Jan 18, 2013
    Cam Newton's decision to re-enroll at Auburn has been a quiet storyline this week, but Newton's not the only national-title-winning QB again giving school the old college try. Vince Young is back in the classroom at the University of Texas, and he more …
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  • Phillies agree with Bastardo on $1.4M contract

    Phillies agree with Bastardo on $1.4M contract

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 18, 2013
    The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed with left-hander Antonio Bastardo on a $1.4 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
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  • Clips stay on top; Nuggets continue their ascent

    Clips stay on top; Nuggets continue their ascent

    CNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013
    Three teams out West have set themselves apart. But don't forget about Andre Iguodala and the Nuggets. Close to unbeatable at home, Denver is one of this week's biggest risers.
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  • The Other Harbaugh: Working across the country from his more ce…

    The Other Harbaugh: Working across the country from his more celebrat…

    CNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013
    Working across the country from his more celebrated brother, John Harbaugh has made the Ravens one of the most consistent winners in the NFL, writes Peter King.
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  • On Roseman, Kelly and 'collaboration'

    On Roseman, Kelly and 'collaboration'

    ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013
    By all accounts, the guy who kept pushing and ultimately sealed the deal on getting Chip Kelly to coach the Philadelphia Eagles was GM Howie Roseman, whose triumph was a critical step in getting the fan base to trust his ability to run the team. Eagles …
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  • Eagles' search comes up roses for Howie

    Eagles' search comes up roses for Howie

    philly.com Jan 18, 2013
    VILLAGE IDIOT on Monday, dressed up for the big press conference on Thursday; welcome to Howie Roseman's world. It is a strange place in which the Eagles' general manager lives, in which all of them live, including new coach Chip Kelly. It is a world in…
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  • All That Glitters: A closing 9-0 Miami run sealed a 99-90 win o…

    All That Glitters: A closing 9-0 Miami run sealed a 99-90 win over L…

    CNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013
    A closing 9-0 Miami run sealed a 99-90 win over L.A. The Lakers fought hard, but LeBron James may have just ignited another championship run for the Heat, writes Lee Jenkins.
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  • Lee Jenkins: Once a Finals preview, Heat-Lakers now just a LeBr…

    Lee Jenkins: Once a Finals preview, Heat-Lakers now just a LeBron showcase

    CNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013
    LOS ANGELES -- Outside of fame, riches and backlit banners, there is no motivator in sports quite like the threat of everlasting ignominy. It is the specter that hangs over each of the so-called super teams, the realization that if they fail, reputation…
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  • Video - 76ers Come Back To Top Raptors In OT 01:01

    76ers Come Back To Top Raptors In OT

    Jan 18
    76ers erase 19-point deficit to beat Raptors in OT.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' Harbaugh

    Jan 18
    ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
  • Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…

    Jan 18
    The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…
  • NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Championship round

    Jan 18
    Teams put up 276 points in the divisional round of the playoffs. Will the trend continue?
  • The Sports Guy's All-Te'o Mailbag

    Jan 18
    Even the NFL playoffs can wait for the weirdest sports story of our age.