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2013 NBA playoffs -- David Lee in uniform for Golden State Warr…

2013 NBA playoffs -- David Lee in uniform for Golden State Warriors in Game 6 vs. Denver Nuggets

ESPN.com nba.com yahoo.com CNNSI.com Updated May 2, 2013
All-Star forward David Lee is in uniform for the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night after not dressing the past four games because of a hip injury.
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  • Former CB Harris retires as member of Packers

    Former CB Harris retires as member of Packers

    CNNSI.com May 2, 2013
    Al Harris didn't know how a ceremonial retirement was supposed to work and he didn't really care. All that mattered to the two-time Pro Bowl cornerback was that he was somehow able to say he retired as a member of the Green Bay Packers.
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  • Down And Dirty: Tensions are high after the Warriors accused th…

    Down And Dirty: Tensions are high after the Warriors accused the …

    CNNSI.com May 2, 2013
    Tensions are high after the Warriors accused the Nuggets of dirty play in a Game 5 loss. But Golden State can end the growing feud with a series-clinching win in Oakland. Follow here.
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  • Warriors coach Jackson fined $25,000 by the NBA

    Warriors coach Jackson fined $25,000 by the NBA

    CNNSI.com nba.com ESPN.com May 2, 2013
    Golden State coach Mark Jackson was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for making public comments in an attempt to influence the officiating in the Warriors' playoff series with Denver.
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  • The most important move in NFC West

    The most important move in NFC West

    ESPN.com May 2, 2013
    The St. Louis Rams signed Jake Long and had two first-round NFL draft choices this year. The Seattle Seahawks added Percy Harvin, Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett. The San Francisco 49ers added Anquan Boldin and three of the first 55 players selected in …
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  • Golden State and Denver are preparing for a physical Game 6 bat…

    Golden State and Denver are preparing for a physical Game 6 battle, how will the refs respond?

    yahoo.com May 2, 2013
    It’s an NBA certainty that a playoff series will become more and more physical the longer they go. Familiarity breeds contempt, and adjustments and changing assignments have a way of forcing both sides into chippy play as teams meet each other for the f
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  • Post-draft West ranks: Revisiting DLs

    Post-draft West ranks: Revisiting DLs

    ESPN.com May 2, 2013
    Our post-draft amendments to pre-draft positional rankings continue with Matt Williamson, NFL scout for ESPN.com. Up next: defensive linemen. NFC West teams drafted four of them if we count the San Francisco 49ers' Corey Lemonier and the Arizona Cardina…
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  • 49ers rookie Quinton Patton shows up early, impresses his new c…

    49ers rookie Quinton Patton shows up early, impresses his new coach, but has to go back home

    yahoo.com May 2, 2013
    Louisiana Tech receiver Quinton Patton really impressed me during Senior Bowl week. Practices in such pre-draft events give lesser-known players a marvelous opportunity to shine in front of fans, media, and NFL personnel. Patton made the most of it, sho…
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  • Nuggets broadcaster calls Jackson 'classless'

    Nuggets broadcaster calls Jackson 'classless'

    ESPN.com May 2, 2013
    Denver Nuggets broadcaster Scott Hastings has taken offense to Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson accussing the Nuggets of dirty play.
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  • Masked Warriors Dominate The “Call of Duty: Ghosts” Trailer

    Masked Warriors Dominate The “Call of Duty: Ghosts” Trailer

    dimemag.com May 2, 2013
    Just hours after Grand Theft Auto V dropped three mini trailers detailing the game’s trio of main characters, the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts unleashed its own teaser trailer. Right now, there aren’t many clues as to what the “ghosts” will entai
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  • PFT Live: Chiefs talk with Adam Teicher, Raiders talk with Paul…

    PFT Live: Chiefs talk with Adam Teicher, Raiders talk with Paul Gutierrez

    profootballtalk.com May 2, 2013
    It’s AFC West day on PFT Live. Well, half the AFC West day anyway. Mike Florio will welcome Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star as a guest on Thursday to check in on how Andy Reid’s first offseason as Chiefs coach is progressing. The team swung a tra
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  • A's fans open Season 2 of 'Bucks on the Pond'

    A's fans open Season 2 of 'Bucks on the Pond'

    MLB.com May 2, 2013
    Longtime A's fan Josh Daugherty of Fremont, Calif., and his friends tested their mettle during the Oakland-Houston matchup at O.co Coliseum on April 17 in the Season 2 premiere episode of the hit MLB.com game show "Bucks on the Pond."
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  • Belt, Giants rally late to finish sweep of D'backs

    Belt, Giants rally late to finish sweep of D'backs

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com May 2, 2013
    Belt, Giants rally late to finish sweep of D'backs
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  • Video - Is Kaepernick 14th-best QB in NFL? 03:34

    Is Kaepernick 14th-best QB in NFL?

    May 2
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the first of 14 quarterbacks to come off the board in "The Top 100 Players of 2013," but should he be ranked higher? Our panel debates.
  • Video - 'Top 100': Is Colin Kaepernick 14th-best quarterback in the NFL? 03:34

    'Top 100': Is Colin Kaepernick 14th-best quarterback in the NFL?

    May 2
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the first of 14 quarterbacks to come off the board in "The Top 100 Players of 2013," but should he be ranked higher? Our panel debates.
  • Video - Will Matt Flynn be Raiders' starting QB? 00:46

    Will Matt Flynn be Raiders' starting QB?

    May 2
    With Matt Flynn, Terrelle Pryor and Tyler Wilson currently on their depth chart, Ian Rapoport has the latest on the Oakland Raiders' quarterback carousel heading into camp.
  • Video - Have the Seattle Seahawks surpassed the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC West? 00:51

    Have the Seattle Seahawks surpassed the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC West?

    May 2
    The "Path to the Draft" crew examines the NFC West and which teams have done the most to improve their position within the division for 2013.

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  • NBA Playoffs 2013 - Chicago Bulls' resolve amazing, but can only take them…

    May 2
    Wilbon: The Bulls' resolve is amazing, but can only take them so far.
  • Phil Jackson to help Detroit Pistons find next head coach

    May 2
    Phil Jackson will help the Detroit Pistons search for a coach.
  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- David Lee in uniform for Golden State Warriors in Gam…

    May 2
    All-Star forward David Lee is in uniform for the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night after not dressing the past four games because of a hip injury.