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Exclusive: Barry Bonds will be spring training Giants instructor – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Hall-of-Famer Willie Mays strolled into the Scottsdale Stadium clubhouse Saturday morning, a small bag hanging over his right shoulder. The next member of the 600-homer club to walk through the door will bring considerably more …Barry Bonds Back in BaseballGuardian Liberty VoiceMVP to MVP: SF Giants’ Buster Posey on […]

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A Combine Reality Check – The MMQB

The MMQBThe fuzzy process of inviting the 335 prime college prospects to Indianapolis in late February is over, players are teeming into the new airport here, and you’re not one of them. You’re bitter. You’re angry. You have company: the reigning Super Bowl MVP.Super Bowl disappointment lingers for John FoxSeahawks.comBroncos’ Fox on Super Bowl: ‘We […]

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LeBron James sticks nose into Kevin Durant’s MVP party – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOKLAHOMA CITY — Before the Miami Heat’s regular-season revenge was even over, you just knew the narrative that surrounds the Oklahoma City Thunder would be swirling and growing like a twisters rolling through the Great Plains. Russell Westbrook was …LeBron James evens up with Kevin Durant as Miami sends a messageCBSSports.comPreview: Heat at ThundeReutersLeBron […]

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For Cleveland Cavaliers to make playoffs, Kyrie Irving has to build on recent … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio — Kyrie Irving winning the MVP in the All-Star Game makes for a fun weekend for Cavaliers fans. But here’s what was more meaningful — how Irving has played in the five-game winning streak. He is averaging 20.1points, 6.7 assists and …NBA Trade Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers willing to move Dion Waiters, […]

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As NBA resumes, next James-Durant matchup nears – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsNEW ORLEANS—LeBron James won’t assume the eventual date with Indiana that so many others expect. He definitely has another one with Kevin Durant—in just a few days. The NBA’s two best players went their separate ways after the East’s 163-155 …All-Star Game 2014: Kyrie Irving wins MVP in record-setting matchupSportingNews.comLeBron James rebrands […]

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Kory Sheets: ‘I’m a more complete player’ – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)Kory Sheets, the reigning Canadian Football League Grey Cup MVP and newest member of the Oakland Raiders, insists he is a different running back than the last time his name dotted an NFL roster. “I’m a more complete player,” Sheets told ESPN radio …Kory Sheets eyes starting opportunity in Raiders’ “wide open” backfieldFanIQ (blog)Raiders’ […]

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East pulls out all the stops to beat West, 163-155, in All-Star game – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNEW ORLEANS — Defense won the NBA All-Star game. No joke. Well, maybe a chuckle is in order. The East wasn’t exactly hand-in-the-face tough during a game that featured a record 318 points and zero blocked shots, but it did manage to stop the West …The NBA’s big second-half storylinesESPNAll-Star MVP Kyrie Irving […]

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As silly as it sounds, Blake Griffin should have been the All-Star Game MVP – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWe all know why Kyrie Irving won the MVP award in Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game. He was the best player on the team that won, and that’s traditionally how we’ve decided All-Star Game MVPs. Make no mistake, Irving was spectacular in Sunday night’s …East beats West 163-155; Noah scores 8 pointsChicago TribuneRecords crushed […]

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Irving validates All-Star starting nod, wins MVP – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comCleveland rooters watching on TV might have enjoyed that the most, offering hope that all the losing that has followed James’ departure for Miami may end sooner rather than later — if Irving can get a little more help. “It’s a great accomplishment …Miami Heat: All-Star experience a difference feeling for Heat’s Dwyane WadeSun-Sentinel all […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving scores 31 points to win MVP and lead East to … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerCleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving scores 31 points to win MVP and lead East to 163-155 victory in NBA All-Star Game. A_PHOTO_OF_KYRIE_IN_ALL_STAR.JPG. The Cavaliers Kyrie Irving (right) goes in for a layup as Minnesota’s Kevin Love tries to chase …East overcomes Griffin, Durant to beat West in NBA All-Star gameFOXSports.comEast gets by Durant, Griffin […]

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Super Bowl MVP explains his “bigotry” tweet – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comLast Sunday night, after former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam came out as gay, Super Bowl XLVIII MVP Malcolm Smith made this observation, via Twitter: “There is no room for bigotry in American sports. It takes courage to change the culture.”.Seahawks’ Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith explains ‘bigotry’ tweetFanSided all 2 news articles …read more […]

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Video: Dion Waiters, Tim Hardaway Jr. turn Rising Stars Challenge into 1-on-1 … – SI.com

SI.comDion Waiters and Tim Hardaway Jr. were two of the most low-profile participants heading into NBA All-Star Weekend, but their 1-on-1 battle Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge will undoubtedly go down as one of the highlights. The two guards put on a …WATCH: Could Dion Waiters’ dazzling All-Star performance sway Sixers into a […]

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Watch Andre Drummond’s Moses Malone impression from NBA All-Star Weekend – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsDetroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is the definition of a rising star in the NBA, so it was only fitting he dominated the league’s Rising Stars Challenge Friday night as part of NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Drummond was the game’s MVP, scoring …Pistons’ Drummond earns MVP of Rising Stars gameFOXSports.comAndre […]

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Could LeBron James Really End Up with the Los Angeles Clippers? – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportComments. The Los Angeles Clippers might be the new kings of L.A., but that doesn’t mean they wouldn’t welcome bringing in a certain four-time MVP. The rumors this past week was that LeBron could end up with the Clippers when he becomes a free agent.Clippers trying to emulate HeatESPN (blog)Miami Heat rested for Utah […]

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Super Bowl XLVII daily briefing: History is against Peyton Manning following NFL … – Philly.com

Philly.comThe last four MVP winners to play in a Super Bowl in the same season have lost. SB Nation 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage. If Saturday night was any indication of the type of weekend Peyton Manning is scheduled to have, the Seahawks better be worried.Peyton Manning wins 2013 NFL Most Valuable Player awardUSA TODAYSuper Bowl […]

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Peyton Manning wins fifth NFL MVP award – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesPeyton Manning’s record-setting season earned him his fifth Associated Press NFL most valuable player award Saturday night in a landslide. No other player has won more than three. Denver’s record-setting quarterback, who threw for 55 touchdowns and …Peyton Manning wins fifth NFL MVPFox NewsManning gets fifth MVP, wins top offensive playerChicago TribunePeyton earns […]

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Peyton Manning wins 2013 NFL Most Valuable Player award – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK — They may have been ducks, but they certainly were effective. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who admitted earlier this week that he was “proud” to throw wobbly passes, capped one of the greatest statistical seasons in the history …Peyton Manning and the legacy questionLos Angeles TimesPeyton Manning wins 5th MVP awardESPNPeyton […]