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  • Heat hopes team meeting resonates: ‘Before any of us got any money, we were just some dogs’

    The Heat held a team meeting on its off day between Monday’s home loss to the 76ers and Wednesday’s road game against the Nets. It was an open and honest dialogue focused on solutions after a 5-8 start.

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  • LeBron James scores season-high 44 to lead Lakers over Trail Blazers

    LeBron James had a season-high 44 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, passing Wilt Chamberlain for fifth place on the NBA's career scoring list and leading the Lakers to a 126-117 victory over Portland in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. James scored 28 points in the second half and vaulted past Chamberlain on a three-point play with 3:55 to go, finishing the night with 31,425 career points. James also fell just short of the 75th triple-double of his career during his most impressive...

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  • Five takeaways: The Heat knows it. To have chance to win most games, quality defense is needed

    Five takeaways from the Miami Heat’s 120-107 win over the Brooklyn Nets (6-9) on Wednesday at Barclays Center. Heat snaps three-game losing skid with much-needed win over Nets 1. The … Click to Continue

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  • Wizards run away in the fourth, top Heat 116-110

    John Wall scored 28 points, Jeff Green had 19 and 10 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards ran away in the fourth quarter to beat the Miami Heat 116-110 on Saturday night. Bradley Beal and Austin Rivers each scored 18 points for the Wizards, who won for only the third time in 12 games to start the season. Rivers and Wall had 10 points apiece in the final quarter. Washington opened the fourth on a 31-12 run, before the Heat trimmed what was as much as a 17-point deficit down considerably in the...

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  • Pacers overcome a six-point deficit to rally past Heat

    The Heat looked great in the snazzy Vice jerseys that the franchise debuted Friday. But the final minutes for Miami? Not great at all. The Pacers rode a 16-2 late … Click to Continue

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  • Stars edge Sharks

    Devin Shore believes in linemate Tyler Seguin - and in the hockey concept of puck luck. Shore scored his second goal of the game to break a tie, Anton Khudobin tied a season high with 33 saves and the Stars beat the Sharks 4-3 in Dallas on Thursday night. Dillon Heatherington's shot from the left point went off a defender's leg to Shore in the left circle, and he beat goalie Martin Jones with 5:47 to play. "That was just a lucky break," Shore said. "They blocked the shot and it landed...

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  • Why NBA defenses can't stop the new offensive onslaught

    The NBA's offensive explosion leaves defenses helpless, plus why the Nets' offer sheet slump won't hurt them, Brian Windhorst writes.

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  • Heat’s need to make a trade increases because of these two reasons. And a Butler update

    For much of the past six months, the Heat’s preference to make trades has been threefold: to thin a redundant roster filled with several similarly talented rotation players, to inject … Click to Continue

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  • AP All-America Watch: TD-scoring d-tackle; Gophers star WR

    The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The sixth All-America watch of the season features Clemson's touchdown-scoring defensive tackle, the receiver carrying...

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  • Draisaitl, Caggiula help Oilers end a 13-game skid against Predators

    Leon Draisaitl and Drake Caggiula each scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers ended a 13-game losing streak against host Nashville with a 5-3 victory Saturday. Connor McDavid also scored and Mika Koskinen made 24 saves in his first start of the season and first for the Oilers. Edmonton was 0-11-2 in its previous 13 games against the Predators. Filip Forsberg had a hat trick for Nashville, and Juuse Saros stopped 31 shots. Nashville cut it to 4-3 with 4:06 left on Forsberg's final goal. He...

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  • John Ziegler, NHL president who oversaw merger, dies at 84

    John Ziegler Jr.'s tumultuous 15 years as NHL president began with the league ushering in the Wayne Gretzky era and ended with labor unrest and a players strike in 1992. The NHL on Friday confirmed Ziegler's death, although the cause was not immediately known. He was 84. "His positive imprint on the game of hockey cannot ever be overstated," Chicago Blackhawks chairman Rocky Wirtz said. Ziegler was the first American to run the league and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1987. He was...

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  • Five Heat observations: Defense still a strength and offense has a new wrinkle

    Four games into the regular season, the Heat stands at 2-2. Here are five observations from the first four ... Here’s the number that represents who Heat’s Rodney McGruder truly … Click to Continue

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  • Derrick Jones Jr. on success of Heat’s undrafted players: ‘We’re all just some dogs’

    The Heat has an impressive track record with undrafted players like Rodney McGruder and Derrick Jones Jr. The list of Miami’s undrafted success stories includes Udonis Haslem, Tyler Johnson, Bruce Bowen and Mike James.

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