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Monday, February 28

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Cuban in Twitter war with famed writer

Mark Cuban and writer Buzz Bissinger -- who is known for his book Friday Night Lights -- clearly don't see eye to eye on the NBA's future. Earlier this afternoon, Cuban Tweeted "Buzz Bissinger is a coward," which suddenly set off the fiery Bissinger, who questioned why Cuban was calling him a coward over Twitter. That led to consecutive Tweets from Bissinger where he called Cuban a "spoiled rich boy," as well as other derogatory names. (Dallas Morning News)Comment

Young a good fit for Eagles?

What does the future hold for Vince Young? We have been assured by the Titans front office, and verified by Coach Mike Munchak, it will not be in Nashville. One trade that makes sense for both teams would be sending Young to the Eagles for backup and former starter Kevin Kolb. Kolb would fit more of what the Titans ran under Mike Fisher, and Mike Munchak and new offensive coordinator Chris Palmer say they will start with the same system Fisher ran. (Tennessean)Comment

Francona orders Jenks-Guillen cease fire

Stepping in to halt the war of words between his new reliever and the pitcher's former manager, Red Sox manager Terry Francona yesterday declared a cease-fire between Bobby Jenks and bombastic White Sox skipper Ozzie Guillen. That's over," Francona said yesterday. The Red Sox manager indicated he had spoken with Jenks and that he also sent messages "back and forth" to Guillen through White Sox third base coach Joey Cora. (Boston Globe)Comment

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