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Rudy Gay Saves Memphis; A King Makes A Game-Winner In D.C.

Rudy Gay Saves Memphis; A King Makes A Game-Winner In D.C.

dimemag.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 28, 2013
The last time Rudy Gay posted up Evan Turner, the Sixers appointed nerd damn near ripped Gay’s arm out of his socket. That was back in 2011, and since then, Gay, Zach Randolph and the Grizz can’t go a week without someone pointing out that their marri
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  • Eagles have leeway with Michael Vick's contract

    Eagles have leeway with Michael Vick's contract

    philly.com Jan 28, 2013
    The Eagles have longer than three days after the Super Bowl to decide if they want to keep Michael Vick without having to pay a guaranteed $3 million.
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  • Hamels downplays shoulder issue from last year

    Hamels downplays shoulder issue from last year

    MLB.com Jan 28, 2013
    Cole Hamels gave a few Phillies fans a moment of panic earlier this month when word spread he suffered from a sore left shoulder late last season, but Hamels said it was a non-issue when asked about it Tuesday.
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  • LeSean McCoy apologizes for Twitter tirade

    LeSean McCoy apologizes for Twitter tirade

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has made headlines for his Twitter use before, but there’s a big difference between trash talking with Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora and what happened between him and the mother of his son over the weekend. McCoy lo
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  • Grizzlies rally from 17-point deficit to knock off Sixers

    Grizzlies rally from 17-point deficit to knock off Sixers

    CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    Grizzlies rally from 17-point deficit to knock off Sixers
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  • Roundup: Phils, Cardinals, Yanks make signings

    Roundup: Phils, Cardinals, Yanks make signings

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 28, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Looking to fortify their bullpen, the Philadelphia Phillies turned to a familiar face.
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  • Lovie Smith plans to sit out 2013 season

    Lovie Smith plans to sit out 2013 season

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Although the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles have defensive coordinator openings and ex-Bears coach Lovie Smith would be a respectable choice for either job, Smith’s plans for 2013 reportedly don’t involve coaching in the NFL. Per ESPN’s
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  • Phils sign Betancourt to Minors deal with camp invite

    Phils sign Betancourt to Minors deal with camp invite

    MLB.com Jan 28, 2013
    The Phillies announced on Monday that they have signed infielder Yuniesky Betancourt to a Minor League contract. The deal includes an invitation to big league camp in Clearwater, Fla.
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  • Billy Davis interviews for Eagles defensive coordinator

    Billy Davis interviews for Eagles defensive coordinator

    We shared earlier that the Eagles’ search for a defensive coordinator included a couple of coaches who have a pretty big game coming up on Sunday, but they aren’t limiting their search to members of the Ravens and 49ers coaching staffs. Adam Schefter
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  • Ravens assistant Ted Monachino in mix for Eagles defensive coor…

    Ravens assistant Ted Monachino in mix for Eagles defensive coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    The Eagles open Super Bowl week without a defensive coordinator and it doesn’t look like they’ll hire one until after the big game. 49ers defensive backs coach Ed Donatell has been linked with the job for a while and Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia In
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  • Sure looks like Kelly wants a 3-4 defense

    Sure looks like Kelly wants a 3-4 defense

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    The latest name to surface in the Philadelphia Eagles' hunt for a defensive coordinator is that of Cleveland Browns linebackers coach Billy Davis. Tim McManus reported Sunday that Davis' name was one to keep an eye on, and our man Adam Schefter reports …
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  • Breakfast links: Live from Louisiana

    Breakfast links: Live from Louisiana

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- Greetings, and welcome to Super Bowl week, which is a bit of an eat-your-heart out affair for NFC East fans this year. The New York Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers, and the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles beat the Baltimor…
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  • Super Bowl has a number of Philly links

    Super Bowl has a number of Philly links

    philly.com Jan 28, 2013
    THERE ARE numerous connections to the Philadelphia area between the two Super Bowl teams. Baltimore's owner was born here, and its quarterback grew up in South Jersey. San Francisco's kicker is the Eagles all-time leading scorer and its defensive coordi…
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  • 76ers guard Jrue Holiday is bigger, stronger, better

    76ers guard Jrue Holiday is bigger, stronger, better

    philly.com Jan 28, 2013
    DRIBBLE. DRIBBLE. Bump. Turn. Swish. Jrue Holiday protested. "That's a foul, 'Blue.' You chicken-winged me," said Holiday. Aaron McKie snickered, retrieved the ball from under the rim, walked back to the top of the key and resumed the game of …
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  • Andrew Bynum closing in on debut with 76ers

    Andrew Bynum closing in on debut with 76ers

    philly.com Jan 28, 2013
    The world is a better place after a win, and the 76ers practice court was definitely a happier place Sunday morning as the team high-fived and chest-bumped through a spirited scrimmage at the end of a brief session.
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  • Niners can thank the 'dream team' Eagles

    Niners can thank the 'dream team' Eagles

    philly.com Jan 28, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS - The 49ers are here for Super Bowl XLVII - where they are favored over the Baltimore Ravens - because of the Eagles, Patrick Willis said Sunday.
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  • Video - Grizzlies Claw Past 76ers, 103-100 00:58

    Grizzlies Claw Past 76ers, 103-100

    Jan 28
    Grizzlies come back to top 76ers.

Sports Columnists

  • Rudy Gay subject of active trade discussions between Toronto Raptors, Memp…

    Jan 28
    The Memphis Grizzlies continue to field calls from teams interested in Rudy Gay and are engaged in active trade discussions with the Toronto Raptors, sources with knowledge of the talks told ESPN.com.
  • Clayton's mailbag: What's next for fired GMs?

    Jan 28
    There are plenty of experienced GMs sitting on the sidelines, waiting to get back into the NFL. Plus, answers to reader questions.
  • Don Banks: Ken Whisenhunt breaks down Niners-Ravens matchup

    Jan 28
    NEW ORLEANS -- The Super Bowl pairing of San Francisco and Baltimore holds little surprise factor for Ken Whisenhunt. The newly named San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator, and former Arizona Cardinals head coach, witnessed first-hand the rise of the…
  • Allen Iverson eyed by Dallas Mavericks' D-League affiliate, sources say

    Jan 28
    The Texas Legends are lobbying Allen Iverson to try work his way back to the NBA by playing for the Dallas Mavericks' Development League affiliate, according to D-League sources.