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Injury-depleted Heat cruise past Bucks

MILWAUKEE -- Chris Bosh scored 14 points, LeBron James had 13, and the short-handed Miami Heat wrapped up their three-game trip through the Midwest with an 88-67 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. James Jones added 10 for Miami in place of star guard Dwyane Wade, sidelined a second straight game with a sore hamstring. The Heat also played without Ray Allen and Mario Chalmers. It didn...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Derek Carr May Be The Perfect Quarterback

Derek Carr would be a perfect fit for the Cleveland Browns (via draftbrowns) With the 2014 NFL Draft just under two months away, some team will decide Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr is the savior of its franchise’s future. The most likely candidates at the moment are the Oakland Raiders and the Cleveland Browns, both teams desperately in need of a quarterback to right the...
Via Grandstand University
27 days ago  |  Discuss

How Kyrie and Cavaliers can get to the playoffs

Imagine, Cavs being one of 16 eligible for the championship at the end of the year, the playoffs! The lights grow dim, the players come out, our palms get sweaty. Our Cavs haven't made the playoffs since 2009 LBJ left, so just getting in should make a lot of Cavs fans happy. In the last 3 years, the Cavs have set a NBA record by losing 26 games in a row, finishing last in the...
Via Route4Sports
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley loses full-court foot race to James Jones

In case you might have forgotten, Miami Heat forward James Jones is a thirty-three years old but he still has the ability to get down the floor. Check out the below video from Ray Allen’s Instagram which shows a full-court race between Jones and Michael Beasley. It’s a close finish but James gets him: Mr. Beasley didn’t run through the tape… *** Michael Beasley loses foot...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: An Olympic fairytale

For most of us in the United States the Olympics are a chance to watch the best athletes our country has to offer compete against the rest of the world. For the athletes themselves, it is a chance for the former, but also a chance to hang out with those same athletes, in an intimate setting that is the Olympic village. So intimate that over 100,000 condoms have reportedly been handed...
Via cover32 - Packers
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat players take stage for 'Battioke' fundraiser

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Members of the Miami Heat took the stage instead of the court Monday night for Battioke 2014. The event, hosted by Shane Battier and his wife, Heidi, was the third annual fundraiser to benefit The Battier Take Charge Foundation. It was held at the at the Fillmore. Battier, LeBron James, Greg Oden, James Jones, Norris Cole, newcomer Toney Douglas and comedian...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Lose to Duke Blue Devils 67-46

The Miami Hurricanes lost a sobering game to the No 18 Duke Blue Devils 67-46 on Wednesday night. Any magic from last season is officially gone, just like the 90s music that was blaring from the Bank United Center speakers is officially old. The NBA’s elite were in the sold-out BankUnited Center. Kobe Bryant sat courtside on one end of the floor. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and former...
Via CaneInsider
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Imig's Jan. 9 Packers mailbag

Welcome to the final edition of Packers Mailbag for the 2013 NFL season. Here are the answers to many of this week's questions: Q: What is the team going to do so they don't get knocked out of the playoffs in the first round for the fourth year in a row? -- James Rohleder A: If I had the surefire answer to that, I think the Packers would be putting me on the payroll immediately...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Release Nickname Jerseys of Full Roster (Photos)

The Miami Heat have released the nickname jerseys of the full roster. The Heat will be sporting the fun jerseys in their game on Friday against the Brooklyn Nets. The jerseys are now on sale at Heat.com. Check out the Miami Heat nicknames and jerseys below. LeBron James- King James Mario Chalmers- Rio Chris Bosh- CB Udonis Haslem- UD Michael Beasley- B-Easy Dwyane Wade- D. Wade Norris...
Via Basketball Bicker
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Players Victims of Fraud

The Ohio man that allegedly swindled a number of Miami Heat players out of millions of dollars will plead guilty to fraud, as well as tax evasion and money laundering charges, according to the AP. Andrew Welsh-Huggins writes: "A 135-count indictment filed this year describes a scheme under which Haider Zafar allegedly swindled a Washington, D.C., businessman out...
Via Heat Rising
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Players Helping Local School

Several Miami Heat players are trying to help a South Florida school (South Pointe Elementary School) earn a $200,00 grant for a security system. The Miami Herald has the details on the grant: The public school is in a nationwide competition to clinch a major grant funded by the private company Stanley Security. People can vote online or by text for their preferred school...
Via Heat Rising
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Heat reserve James Jones always ready to play

Ray Allen’s pregame routine is well-documented, but he’s not the only player who arrives to arenas hours before games to fine-tune his outside shooting. James Jones is on the Heat’s so-called “early bus” as well, even though most nights Jones knows he’s probably not going to play. Jones’ preparation and extra practice hours despite normally being buried on the Heat’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

As Wade sits out again, Jones steps in to help Heat top Magic

LeBron James warned the Orlando Magic to stop double-teaming him and ignoring James Jones. They didn't listen. Jones scored 14 of his 17 points to fuel a third quarter that turned a close game into a blowout, James led Miami with 21 points and the Heat rolled past the Magic 120-92 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory. Chris Bosh added 18 points for the Heat...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jones, Heat beat Magic at their own game 120-92

The Miami Heat continue to torment Erik Spoelstra. In a good way. Such is life for a coach when you only have answers. With Dwyane Wade taking another night off to rest his balky knees, Spoelstra's rotation roulette spun toward James Jones, whose 14 third-quarter points effectively put away Wednesday night's 120-92 victory over the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center. Just...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Check: No Wade? No problem just yet

Dwyane Wade sat out for a second straight night and the Miami Heat again overcame the absence. LeBron James had 21 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds in 29 minutes to lead Miami to a 120-92 road victory against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. James Jones took Wade's spot in the starting lineup and scored 17 points. He hit 5 of 7 from 3-point territory. Chris Bosh overcame early...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Imig's Oct. 24 Packers mailbag

Here are all of the answers to this week's questions in the latest edition of Packers Mailbag: Q: With all the money tied up in Rodgers and Mathews, don't you think the draft is really important? How many more 1 picks can Thompson afford to miss on, Harrell, Sherrod, Perry, and Jones to name a few? Every year the Packers are one of the youngest and most injury riddled team...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Imig's Oct. 24 Packers mailbag

Here are all of the answers to this week's questions in the latest edition of Packers Mailbag: Q: With all the money tied up in Rodgers and Mathews, don't you think the draft is really important? How many more 1 picks can Thompson afford to miss on, Harrell, Sherrod, Perry, and Jones to name a few? Every year the Packers are one of the youngest and most injury riddled team...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Reserve James Jones has shot at more playing time with Heat

MIAMI -- If there are extra minutes to be earned off the Miami Heat bench this season, James Jones has a shot to cash in. He certainly had the shot Saturday night. Jones hit 6 of 8 from behind the arc to finish with 18 points in the Heat's 121-96 preseason victory against the San Antonio Spurs. The 6-foot-8 forward played 24 minutes, benefitting partly from LeBron James and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

James Jones Expected To Have Bigger Role With Heat To Replace Miller

James Jones will receive a bigger opportunity this season with the Miami Heat to replace Mike Miller. "It's just from work with the shooters in the offseason" said Jones. "Me and Ray [Allen] we get a lot of shots up. The routine it p
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

James Jones Expected To Have Bigger Role With Heat To Replace Miller

James Jones will receive a bigger opportunity this season with the Miami Heat to replace Mike Miller. "It's just from work with the shooters in the offseason," said Jones. "Me and Ray [Allen], we get a lot of shots up. The routine, it pays off. And the consistency helps, especially when you get consistent minutes." "He's another guy who had a terrific...
Via RealGM
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat beat Pistons 112-107 in preseason

Chris Bosh scored 28 points and Dwyane Wade had eight in his preseason debut as the Miami Heat beat the Detroit Pistons 112-107 on Thursday night. James Jones added 12 points and LeBron James and Michael Beasley had nine each for the reigning NBA champions. James had seven assists for the Heat (2-0). Wade, who sat out the preseason opener, played 21 minutes and had four assists...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat hold scrimmage to prep for preseason opener

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat took the AmericanAirlines Arena court Sunday evening for the first time since winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals in June. The defending champs held a Red & White intrasquad scrimmage before about 11,289 fans. Miami will begin its preseason schedule at home Monday night against the Atlanta Hawks. Chris Bosh scored a scrimmage-high 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat hold scrimmage to prep for preseason opener

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat took the AmericanAirlines Arena court Sunday evening for the first time since winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals in June. The defending champs held a Red & White intrasquad scrimmage before about 11,289 fans. Miami will begin its preseason schedule at home Monday night against the Atlanta Hawks. Chris Bosh scored a scrimmage-high 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Rewind Tuesday: Packers vs. Texans

Watching the Seattle Seahawks come from behind with a furious rally at Reliant Stadium Sunday reminded of us to take a look back to last season. This game featured a Packer team heading into Houston after a disappointing loss the previous week to the Indianapolis Colts. Facing heated criticism from the fans and media, the Packers took the loss in stride, and entered as...
Via The Pack Mentality
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Celebs flock to Cowboys home opener

There were nearly as many stars on the sidelines and in the stands as there were on the sides of Cowboys helmets Sunday night in Arlington. Sitting next to Jerry Jones in his suite was New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. But, before any Giants fans try to keep him out of MetLife Stadium when they return home, remember...Christie is a self-proclaimed die-hard Cowboys fan, and has...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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