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Ian Thomsen: Playoff-contending Blazers face tricky decision as trade deadline loomsCNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013The trade deadline sits like an inviting target four weeks away for the Trail Blazers, who have remained in playoff contention despite a recent six-game losing streak. Couldn't they make a deal to improve their unproductive bench and enhance their chanc…Upvote Share TweetWhen the Phillies signed free-agent outfielder Delmon Young this week for a bargain-basement one-year guarantee of $750,000, it said a lot about the organization's willingness to take risk, about the sweet rewards of forgiveness, and it also spoke a vol…Upvote Share TweetNew Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton kept using the word “closure” during an extraordinary, 45-minute news conference Wednesday morning.Upvote Share Tweet
Senior safeties the Eagles might considerMOBILE, Ala. - At this early stage of the draft process, with a new Eagles coaching regime, we are all just throwing darts blindfolded, but there are some things we can make educated guesses about.Upvote Share TweetWE DON'T know where Chip Kelly will settle now that he's the Eagles head coach. What we do know is that he doesn't like to be cooped up.Upvote Share Tweet
Sixers' basic need: OffenseTHEY DO NOT defend with focus. They do not rebound with zeal. So, they must score. To salvage any sort of success from this dying season, the 76ers must abandon all else, save scoring.Upvote Share Tweet
NBA All-Star ReservesJan 24Spurs and Bulls get two All-Star reserves each.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0Jan 24A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…