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James Herbert

Newsdesk Contributor

Bio: James Herbert loves basketball more than is healthy. He writes for Hardwood Paroxysm, produces HoopSpeak Live and wishes he was Steve Nash. He has a pet rat named after diminutive point guard Jerome Randle.

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Home Run Derby 2012: Prince Fielder And Jose Bautista Advance To Final Round

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Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays and Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers are headed to the finals of the Home Run Derby. Bautista led the first round with 11 home runs and hit two in the...

NBA Free Agency: Olshey On Batum: "Why Wouldn't Nic Want To Come Back Here?"

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The future of Nicolas Batum remains uncertain, with the NBA's moratorium on free agent signings set to be lifted at 12:01 a.m. ET on Wednesday, July 11. What we know is that the Minnesota...

2012 Wimbledon Live TV Schedule For Thursday, July 5

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After two doubles victories with her sister, Venus, on Wednesday, No. 6 Serena Williams is set to square off against No. 2 Victoria Azarenka on Thursday in the singles semifinal at Wimbledon. To...

Brian Duensing Injury Update: Bruised Left Ankle, X-Rays Negative

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In the fifth inning of Wednesday night's game against the Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Wild pitcher Brian Duensing's outing ended early with an apparent left ankle injury. The bad news? He was having...

Twins Vs. Tigers: Brian Duensing Injury: Pitcher Hit With Liner, Leaves In Fifth

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The Minnesota Twins' Brian Duensing has left Wednesday night's game against the Detroit Tigers after being hit by a line drive from Alex Avila. The ball appeared to hit Duensing's left ankle, via...

NBA Free Agency: Michael Beasley To Sign Three-Year Deal With Suns

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The Michael Beasley era in Minnesota is over. He will be a Phoenix Sun starting in 2012-13, having agreed to a three-year deal. He has verbally agreed to a contract that will pay him $18 million, v...

NHL Free Agency: Zach Parise Insisted On Ryan Suter's Identical Contract With Wild

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Zach Parise and Ryan Suter are, against all odds, the newest members of the Minnesota Wild. They came as a package deal and they came with identical $98 million contracts. Not only did they make...

NHL Free Agency: How The Ryan Suter and Zach Parise Contracts Break Down

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The smartest thing the Minnesota Wild did today was sign the two biggest free agents they could, Ryan Suter and Zach Parise. The second smartest thing they did was structure the contracts in a way...

NBA Free Agency: Alexey Shved Has Offer From Timberwolves, Wants Playing Time

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The Minnesota Timberwolves have been linked to Russian guard Alexey Shved in free agency for good reason: the Wolves are looking for backcourt help and, if Shved's game translates to the NBA like...

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