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Daniel Thomas injury: Dolphins RB could miss season

Miami suffered a tough defeat on Sunday and now might be without its running back for the duration.<p>Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas could be out for the remainder of the season with a high ankle sprain, according to Tom Pelissero.<p>MNF: 49ers ease to 27-6 win over Washington • Recap: San …

LeBron is not coming back to Cleveland

The Miami Heat play the Cavaliers in Cleveland tonight. This matchup is relevant because it means LeBron James is returning to Cleveland, the city he spurned on national TV four years ago. It’s also relevant because James is set to become a free agent this summer and there’s a contingent of NBA …

Why LeBron James likely won't win NBA MVP this year

This year's NBA MVP Award probably will go to someone other than LeBron James.<p>That is not because his regular season performance will be anything but utter domination, and it is not because the Miami Heat are poised for an organizational implosion. It's because this year he doesn't have the most …

Dwyane Wade Dunks Like It's 2006

With 8:57 remaining in the third quarter and the Miami Heat continuing to cut into its 16-point halftime deficit to the Orlando Magic, nine-time NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade drove the lane and threw down a monster slam dunk over Maurice Harkless.<p>Link to Media<p>Wade had missed the Heat's previous two …

Magic vs. Heat recap: LeBron James hits game-winner in 101-99 comeback victory

The Heat were down until late in the fourth quarter and LeBron James drained the game-winning shot.<p>LeBron James hit a game-winning shot for the Miami Heat in the final 15 seconds of the fourth quarter to seal a 101-99 comeback victory over the Orlando Magic. Here's James' big shot for the …

LeBron James calls out Heat's defensive ineptitude

The Miami Heat's offense is moving the ball better than ever, but Erik Spoelstra's team is off to a 4-3 start because of a concerning lack of defense.<p>Miami's offense has been a sight to see. LeBron James and the Heat rank first in the NBA with an offensive rating of 112.8 points per 100 …

Stephen Ross addresses media on Dolphins bullying allegations

The owner of the Miami Dolphins will ensure his team's locker room is overhauled following the events between Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin.<p>Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross addressed the media in a press conference prior to Monday night's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He elaborated …

Jonathan Martin, Fins owner to meet

TAMPA, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he plans to meet with offensive tackle Jonathan Martin on Wednesday, and promised to get to the …

Biggest Takeaways from Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross' Press Conference

Over the last 10 days, the developing saga regarding Miami Dolphins offensive linemen Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito has sent shock waves through the NFL and its fanbase.<p>Shortly before Miami's Week 10 <i>Monday Night Football</i> showdown with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, owner Stephen Ross addressed …

Dolphins vs. Buccaneers 2013 final score: Tampa Bay picks up 1st win

The Bucs nearly blew a big lead, but rallied back to notch their first win of the season.<p>The Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked up their first win of the season, knocking off the Miami Dolphins, 22-19, on <i>Monday Night Football.</i><p>The game couldn't have started off much better for the Bucs, who drove 76 yards …

Joe Philbin addresses media

DAVIE, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin went on the offensive Monday following the suspension of guard Richie Incognito for the harassment of …

Richie Incognito's bully reputation goes back to 2002

Richie Incognito once bullied a teammate so badly that the teammate suddenly got up from the ground and stomped out of football practice.<p>It was early 2002 — long before Incognito was accused of similar behavior with the Miami Dolphins. Incognito was just a freshman at Nebraska, but that didn't stop …

The NFL's disastrous lack of an anti-hazing policy

In the military, hazing is a zero-tolerance crime. In the NFL, it's celebrated. Why?<p>In the Marine Corps, hazing is a crime punishable by at least seven different articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, according to Marine Corps Order 1700.28, first issued in 1997 and regularly updated …

Dolphins, NFL Investigate Bullying Claims

LeBron James scores 35 point as Heat beat Raptors

TORONTO (AP) — LeBron James reached his latest milestone in signature style.<p>James scored a season-high 35 points, Dwyane Wade had 20 and the Miami Heat beat the Toronto Raptors 104-95 on Tuesday for their first road victory in three tries this season.<p>Ray Allen scored 14 points for Miami, which lost …

Duke Johnson injury: Miami running back reportedly has broken ankle

The Hurricanes are losing, and have also lost one of their star offensive contributors.<p><i>Update: No official word yet, but his mother has confirmed the report.</i><p>Miami Hurricanes star running back Duke Johnson will not return to the game after suffering what looked to be a serious injury to his right …

Jonathan Martin to Speak About Dolphins Hiatus During Interview with Tony Dungy

Offensive tackle Jonathan Martin has taken a leave of absence from the Miami Dolphins, the team confirmed. ESPN's Lisa Salters is reporting that he will miss the remainder of the season as he feels he can't return to the team.<p>The Dolphins announced plans to investigate the reported misconduct, …

Sources: 'Rookie Tax' at the Heart of Miami Dolphins' Jonathan Martin Hazing

This comes from a Miami Dolphins player in a brief interview with Bleacher Report:<p>"Some of the criticism is unfair. Some of it fair. No one has been physically bullied. I haven't seen it. Where things went too far was with the money."<p>This comes from an NFL agent who represents several Dolphins …

Richie Incognito injury: Dolphins LG leaves game with apparent neck injury

The Dolphins' struggling offensive line took another hit Thursday night.<p>Miami Dolphins left guard Richie Incognito left Thursday night's game against the Cincinnati Bengals with an apparent neck injury in the second quarter. There is no word yet on the extent of the injury.<p>Trainers were spotted …

Bengals vs. Dolphins 2013 final score: Miami win on overtime safety, 22-20

Andy Dalton struggled and was sacked in the end zone in overtime to hand Miami an overtime victory.<p>The Cincinnati Bengals out-gained the Miami Dolphins by more than 150 yards in the second half, but they were unable to tip the scales due to a series of Andy Dalton turnovers. Fittingly then, the …

Miami accepts NCAA sanctions in Shapiro case

<b>Coral Gables, Fla.</b> --<p>Miami's football team will lose a total of nine scholarships and the men's basketball team will lose three, as part of the penalties the school was handed Tuesday by the NCAA as the Nevin Shapiro scandal presumably drew to a close.<p>Both of those scholarship losses will be …

Greg Oden plays in first NBA game since 2009

It’s been almost four years since Greg Oden last played in an NBA game. The Miami Heat signed the former No. 1 pick in August as a no-risk, high-reward flier.<p>On Wednesday, in a preseason game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Oden checked into his first game as a member of the Heat and almost …

Greg Oden makes debut for Heat

Greg Oden made a surprising debut for the Miami Heat on Wednesday night and showed how far he has come in his long-term recovery from chronic knee …

LeBron James opens up about his relationship with Michael Jordan

In an excellent interview with ESPN’s Chris Broussard, LeBron James talked extensively about his offseason, his place among basketball’s all-time greats, and his sources of inspiration. James said Jordan is unquestionably the greatest basketball player of all time, but detailed exactly what he …

LeBron James talks role models

LeBron James says he watches a lot of tape. Who does he look at?<p>Michael Jordan and ... Allen Iverson?<p>"I watch Jordan more than anybody, for sure," …

Courtside Lakers-Heat Tickets Currently on Sale for Just $1 Million on StubHub

Did you just win the lottery? Oh good, because I have a terrific way for you to spend some of that money.<p>If you're in the market to drop a cool million on a basketball game, then the matchup between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers on Jan. 23 is one for you. For that game, tickets are going …

Sources: Dolphins Bidding To Host Super Bowl In 2018

NBA scores: Heat's title defense begins with preseason win over Hawks

The defending NBA champions started the preseason with a win over the Hawks.<p>The Miami Heat's title defense got off on the right foot as Chris Bosh scored 21 points to lead the Heat to a 92-87 win over the Hawks in their first preseason game. LeBron James added nine points, five rebounds and five …

Heat Exercise Option on Norris Cole, Only Player Locked into 2014-15 Payroll

LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade can all opt out of their contracts in the summer of 2014, which means the Miami Heat have the haziest future of any NBA team.<p>Don't worry, though, there's finally a tiny sliver of clarity: Norris Cole will be around next season. The future of the franchise is …