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Heat pull away from Sixers for 17th straight win
ESPN.com Updated Mar 8, 2013
LeBron James scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Dwyane Wade added 22 points and the Miami Heat won again, pulling away late to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 102-93 on Friday night for their 17th straight victory.Share Tweet
Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Freddie Mitchell has pleaded guilty in federal court in Orlando for his part in a tax-fraud scheme.Share Tweet
Has Andy given Eagles an assist?Considering the central role Andy Reid played in the Eagles' slide to a rebuilding team coming off a 4-12 season, it's only fair that Andy should offer them a helping hand, all the way from Kansas City.Share Tweet
Price strikes out five, earns win over PhilliesMLB.com Mar 8, 2013David Price struck out five in four innings and Evan Longoria hit a two-run double in the Rays' 3-2 win over the Phillies on Friday at Charlotte Sports Park.Share TweetDoes anyone feel as though I've been writing too much about offensive lines lately? No? Good. Because that's what this one's about. This is Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer analyzing the free-agent offensive line landscape as it pertains to the …Share Tweet
Inside the Phillies: Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis praised for his defenseCLEARWATER, Fla. - Freddy Galvis' crash course at second base had not even begun a year ago at this time.Share Tweet
Phillies defense shaping upCLEARWATER, Fla. - The problem with quantifying fielding performance in baseball was illustrated in the top of the second inning Thursday afternoon. Twins leftfielder Wilkin Ramirez appeared destined for extra bases when he led off the frame with a shar…Share Tweet
Expect Eagles to dive into free-agency poolFOR YEARS, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder was the poster boy for free-agency stupidity, spending millions on big-name veterans in March and regularly finishing 5-11 or 6-10 in December.Share TweetCNNSI.com Mar 8, 2013SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Jose Reyes had four hits, Robinson Cano drove in three runs and the Dominican Republic beat Venezuela 9-3 on Thursday night in the World Baseball Classic.Share Tweet
Heat Playing With ConfidenceMar 8Stephen A. Smith explains how the Heat have been able to maintain such a high level of play.
Peter King: Top 50 free agents of 2013Mar 8The deadline has passed for teams to assign franchise tags to the impending free agents they want to keep. Those who weren't tagged and don't re-sign with their teams before 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 12 will officially enter the free agent market.
Clayton: Mike Wallace is the gem of this FA classMar 8Mike Wallace is the gem of this free-agent period, which features a new provision for preliminary talks.
The Sports Guy breaks down the worst contracts in basketballMar 8After uncovering Patient Zero for insane spending, the Sports Guy brings us up to date on basketball's truly atrocious deals.