Packers, Pats top 2012 NFL season win totals

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Eight NFL teams have been installed with double-digit season win totals for the upcoming NFL campaign. The New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers top the list with an over/under of 12 wins, while the Colts, Jaguars and Browns have been assigned the fewest season wins at 5 1/2. The Packers and Pats also have the lowest odds to win the Super Bowl at 4/1, while the Jags are the longest shot on the board at 150/1. The 2012 over/under season win totals and odds to … [Read more...]

Hot Spurs favored in Western Conference Finals

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Oklahoma City At San Antonio, Game 1, 8:30 p.m. EDT Maybe they'll finally get a challenge this time. The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder have simply rolled through this postseason. There's the 18-game winning streak that has the Spurs flirting with history. Seventeen combined playoff games and just one loss. The Thunder sending home the last two NBA champions, and no other playoff teams besides these two that can boast a series sweep. What took the … [Read more...]

Celtics, Sixers meet in Game 5

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Philadelphia At Boston, Game 5, 7:00 p.m. EDT The Celtics player who needs a break the most this postseason isn't 34-year-old Paul Pierce, who's nursing a knee injury. Or 36-year old Ray Allen, who's got bone spurs in his ankle. Or even Kevin Garnett, who turned 36 on Saturday but is playing like he did a decade ago. It's Avery Bradley, 21, who is determined to stay on the court despite a left shoulder that has popped out of its socket four times so far during the … [Read more...]

Can Heat bash without Bosh?

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Indiana At Miami, Game 2, 7:00 p.m. EDT Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat were relieved by the diagnosis. It's the prognosis - or lack of one - that's a source of worry now. And suddenly, the Indiana Pacers may be even more of a threat. Bosh strained a lower abdominal muscle in Game 1 of the teams' Eastern Conference semifinal series, that original diagnosis confirmed Monday after an MRI exam. The team said Bosh is out "indefinitely," though coach Erik Spoelstra and … [Read more...]

Spurs shoot for 10th straight win

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While highlight shows focus on Linsanity and monster dunks from Blake Griffin, the San Antonio Spurs have quietly put together the NBA's longest winning streak of the season. The veteran team is far less flashy than Griffin's Clippers, but Los Angeles is right behind the Spurs in the race for first place in the Western Conference. In a matchup of division leaders, San Antonio looks to extend its winning streak to 10 games and continue its dominance of the Clippers … [Read more...]