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Pierce, Bradley lead Celts past slumping 76ers

Pierce, Bradley lead Celts past slumping 76ers

ESPN.com Updated Mar 5, 2013
Paul Pierce had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Avery Bradley scored 22 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 109-101 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
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  • Celtics send Sixers to ninth loss in last 10 games

    Celtics send Sixers to ninth loss in last 10 games

    CNNSI.com Mar 5, 2013
    Celtics send Sixers to ninth loss in last 10 games
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  • NBA set to play eight preseason games overseas

    NBA set to play eight preseason games overseas

    CNNSI.com Mar 5, 2013
    LONDON (AP) - The NBA is going overseas for eight preseason games in October, with stops in Europe, Asia and South America.
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  • Dominican Republic obliterates Phillies 15-2

    Dominican Republic obliterates Phillies 15-2

    CNNSI.com Mar 5, 2013
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Jose Reyes, Hanley Ramirez and the Dominican Republic put on a relentless offensive display in their first exhibition game ahead of the World Baseball Classic, amassing 28 hits in a 15-2 romp over Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia P…
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  • Father of new Eagles quarterback nearly killed by disgruntled p…

    Father of new Eagles quarterback nearly killed by disgruntled parent of player he coached

    philly.com Mar 5, 2013
    G.J. Kinne won't likely make the Eagles' final roster. While that may be crushing for some young players trying to make it in the National Football League, Kinne is tougher than most.
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  • Add the Raiders to Cullen Jenkins’ road trip

    Add the Raiders to Cullen Jenkins’ road trip

    profootballtalk.com Mar 5, 2013
    Cullen Jenkins continues to take advantage of his head start on the free agent market, as the former Eagles defensive lineman keeps adding stops on his West Coast tour. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Jenkins is set to visit the Raiders to…
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  • Forbes: 76ers owner Joshua Harris twice as rich as Eagles chair…

    Forbes: 76ers owner Joshua Harris twice as rich as Eagles chairman Jeffrey Lurie

    philly.com Mar 5, 2013
    The annual Forbes billionaire list is out, and this year Philadelphia can boast just one billionaire owner - the Sixers' Joshua Harris.
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  • Michael Vick is attending dog-training classes

    Michael Vick is attending dog-training classes

    yahoo.com Mar 5, 2013
    So here's where you get to learn just how much you believe in the power of redemption and paying debts to society. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has been spotted at a New Jersey-area PetSmart store, getting his dog trained. Vick, as you m…
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  • For Sixers, Andrew Bynum's role continues to fade

    For Sixers, Andrew Bynum's role continues to fade

    philly.com Mar 5, 2013
    Practice had just ended for the 76ers on Monday afternoon, the door to the gym at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine swung open almost immediately, and you'd never guess which player was the first to leave.
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  • Ben Revere's role with Phillies: Getting on base

    Ben Revere's role with Phillies: Getting on base

    philly.com Mar 5, 2013
    BRADENTON, Fla. - If you're looking for someone to compare Ben Revere to, here's a name: Ryan Howard. At first glance, the two couldn't be more different. Howard is known as "Big Piece" for a reason. He is 6-foot-4 and solid as a refrigerator.…
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  • Projecting the Phillies' Opening Day roster

    Projecting the Phillies' Opening Day roster

    philly.com Mar 5, 2013
    CLEARWATER, Fla. - We made our first attempt at projecting the Phillies' 25-man Opening Day roster a little more than 2 weeks ago. The most significant development that has occurred since then is the lack of significant developments, specifically with r…
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  • Video - Avery Bradley Leads Celtics To Third Straight Win 00:56

    Avery Bradley Leads Celtics To Third Straight Win

    Mar 5
    Avery Bradley scores 22 points to lead the Celtics to the 109-101 win over the 76ers.

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    Mar 5
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    Mar 5
    J.A. Adande runs down his list of playoff matchups he wants to see in the Western Conference.
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    Mar 5
    Israel Gutierrez runs down his list of playoff matchups he wants to see in the Eastern Conference.