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Marshall willing to stay with Broncos

Call Brandon Marshall a talented receiver. Call the Broncos' star receiver a magnet for drama and controversy. And now call him contrite. "Learning from last year and last offseason, I approached things unprofessional," Marshall said today at the Super Bowl XLIV media center. "This offseason I'm just going to go with the flow and just go in whatever direction the Broncos want to go." (Denver Post) Comment

Red Sox offer Japanese lefty

Patrick from NPB Tracker passes along word from Japan that the Red Sox have offered a minor-league contract to lefthander Hisanori Takahashi. He'll be 35 in April and is swingman type. Takahashi had a 2.94 ERA for the Yomiuri Giants last season. The Dodgers, Giants and Padres also have made offers. (Boston Globe) Comment

Robinson to start for Knicks

Nate Robinson is the Knicks' starting point guard. For tonight, anyway. would be Robinson's first time in the starting lineup this season after he started 11 games a year ago. But Mike D'Antoni has shown he is not particularly attached to any lineup he's had, so it remains to be seen how long Robinson's new status lasts. (New York Post) Comment

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The King on high goes in for a dunk during the Cavs' win over the Heat, their 10th straight.

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SI Vault: More Pat Summitt
  • 2003 -- Bode Miller wins the gold medal in the combined at the world championships for his first major title.
  • 2006 -- Pittsburgh Steelers win their record fifth Super Bowl and first in 21 years.
  • 2009 -- Tennessee's Pat Summitt becomes the first Division I basketball coach, men's or women's, to win 1,000 games.

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