MIAMI - Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast.The voters weren't some know-nothings, either.No, this was a polling of NBA general managers.Things seem quite a bit different now.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday. Choi shot a 67 to get to 5-under 137, one stroke ahead of Robert Allenby and two in front of a group led by former world No. 1 Luke Donald as the second round was suspended because of heavy storms.
HARRISON, N.J. - After his team's 2-1 loss to New York Wednesday night, Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth and his players needed few reminders of the importance of the game looming 60-some-odd hours later and about 100 miles down the road. As has been the case throughout their disappointing start to the season, though, the proof will be in how w […]
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NEW YORK - Scott Hartnell and confounded captain Claude Giroux replayed it in a conversation. Then Hartnell tossed and turned over it in his hotel room during the night.It didn't seem to completely crystallize, how completely outplayed Hartnell, Giroux and the rest of the Flyers seemed to be in a 4-1 defeat Thursday night at the hands of the Rangers.