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Marc Stein’s Week 9 rankings

 The Golden State Warriors are two wins away from another small slice of history leading into their Christmas Day showdown with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Victories this week over Utah (at home) and Brooklyn (on the road) would nudge the Warriors to 26 4 after last season’s…

LeBron James says sleeves were victim of frustration

 CLEVELAND If actions speak louder than words, LeBron James might as well have been screaming to the NBA about how much he detests sleeved uniforms Wednesday. After starting the Cleveland Cavaliers’ game against the New York Knicks 4 for 11 from the field and 0 for 2 from the…

How the two most hated Mavericks in Utah dragged their team into the NBA playoffs

 At 42 39, the Mavericks now can finish no lower than seventh in the Western Conference, meaning their possible playoff opponents are narrowed to San Antonio, Oklahoma City and the Los Angeles Clippers, although an LA series appears remote at best. “It’s been a lot of work,” coach Rick…

How on earth did the Mavericks slay two NBA powerhouses back to back

 Here’s the second chance points that need to be made after the Mavericks’ remarkable back to back wins against San Antonio and Cleveland, which culminated Monday with their 104 97 victory over the Cavaliers at American Airlines Center. The key to it all: The Mavericks had just nine turnovers….

Eight things every NFL GM should know

 4) If you are trying to trade a draft pick (or two or three) for a higher first round draft pick attention, Chicago Bears don’t do it. Look, the draft is a crapshoot, so play the odds: Cash in a first round pick for two or three mid round…

Denver Nuggets Banking on Best NBA Rookie You

 Chris Humphreys USA TODAY Sports You probably won’t hear Nikola Jokic’s name much in Rookie of the Year conversations, even if he’s held his own against presumptive favorites Karl Anthony Towns and Kristaps Porzingis in their few meetings. He won’t be a headliner at All Star Weekend, even if…

5 SECONDS LEFT PROPELS SEVENS PAST KNICKS 103

 By Varun Raghupathi, 24/Sevens Insider NEWARK, DE The Delaware 87ers (13 10) led for a grand total of 49.5 seconds in their final meeting of the year against the Westchester Knicks (11 12). The Sevens led 6 4 early in the first quarter and 103 102 for the final…

Why this national writer considers Cowboys winners from the 2017 NFL draft

 The Cowboys’ draft this year did not grab a lot of national headlines. At least, not by America’s Team’s standards, and certainly not compared to last year, when Dallas used the No. 4 overall pick to select Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott. But the lack of headlines does…

Tony Romo breaks bone in back

 Garrett labeled Romo “day to day” and refused to give a timetable for his return, but NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the quarterback’s “best case scenario” is returning by mid season after suffering a compression fracture of his vertebrae, per a source informed of the situation. Rapoport…

The improbable journey of Matt Asiata to the NFL

 Only a few years ago he was driving delivery trucks and forklifts for a warehouse in Salt Lake City. For nine months he was out of football. He ran on Main Street during his lunch hour and lifted weights after work, hoping for another shot, and here he is….




  
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