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Heat pull away from Sixers for 17th straight win

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.
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  • Former Eagles player pleads guilty in tax scheme

    Former Eagles player pleads guilty in tax scheme

    Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Freddie Mitchell has pleaded guilty in federal court in Orlando for his part in a tax-fraud scheme.
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  • Has Andy given Eagles an assist?

    Has Andy given Eagles an assist?

    philly.com Mar 8, 2013
    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.
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  • Price strikes out five, earns win over Phillies

    Price strikes out five, earns win over Phillies

    MLB.com Mar 8, 2013
    David 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.
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  • Philadelphia Eagles offensive line thoughts

    Philadelphia Eagles offensive line thoughts

    ESPN.com philly.com Mar 8, 2013
    Does 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 …
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  • Inside the Phillies: Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis praised f…

    Inside the Phillies: Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis praised for his defense

    philly.com Mar 8, 2013
    CLEARWATER, Fla. - Freddy Galvis' crash course at second base had not even begun a year ago at this time.
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  • Phillies defense shaping up

    Phillies defense shaping up

    philly.com Mar 8, 2013
    CLEARWATER, 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…
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  • Expect Eagles to dive into free-agency pool

    Expect Eagles to dive into free-agency pool

    philly.com Mar 8, 2013
    FOR 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.
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  • Reyes, Dom. Republic rout Venezuela in WBC

    Reyes, Dom. Republic rout Venezuela in WBC

    CNNSI.com Mar 8, 2013
    SAN 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.
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  • Video - Heat Playing With Confidence 01:07

    Heat Playing With Confidence

    Mar 8
    Stephen A. Smith explains how the Heat have been able to maintain such a high level of play.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Top 50 free agents of 2013

    Mar 8
    The 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 class

    Mar 8
    Mike 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 basketball

    Mar 8
    After uncovering Patient Zero for insane spending, the Sports Guy brings us up to date on basketball's truly atrocious deals.