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  1. Rapid Reaction: Lakers 111, Trail Blazers 107

    Ramona Shelburne

    LOS ANGELES -- It was easy to summon the kind of emotion and passion that would have made their late, great owner Dr. Jerry Buss proud and get a win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday. It was easy to back up Kobe Bryant's playoff guarantee at s...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  2. New York Jets -- pitiful performance vs. Seattle Seahawks a cryin...

    Rich Cimini

    Rex's Jets are closer to the No. 1 draft pick than a spot in the postseason

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2012
  3. Rapid Reaction: Seahawks 28, Jets 7

    Rich Cimini

    SEATTLE -- So much for Antonio Cromartie's playoff guarantee. Once again, the Jets were all talk, no action. They embarrassed themselves for the second straight game, committing three turnovers and generating no offense Sunday in a 28-7 loss to the S...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  4. W2W4: NBA Playoff Tickets Punched, NHL Playoffs Begin and Houston...

    Kent Smith/NBAE/Getty Images/Layne Murdoch/Getty Images Chicago Bulls (40-41) vs Charlotte Bobcats (43-37) 8:00 PM ET, April 14, 2010 -- Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC Derrick Rose can make good on his playoff guarantee by helping Chic...

    Blog | April 14, 2010
  5. Double-digit wins provide no playoff guarantee

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham For those angry over the possibility an 8-8 team could reach the postseason while the New England Patriots might finish with 11 wins and not qualify, perhaps you can find solace in knowing that it has happened before. ...

    Blog | December 27, 2008
  6. Bills defensive coordinator 'disappointed'

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham The Buffalo Bills went into 2008 with high hopes on defense. Strong safety Donte Whitner was so psyched up about the season he issued a playoff guarantee over the summer. The Bills traded for Pro Bowl defensive tackle ...

    Blog | November 26, 2008
  7. Around the AFC East: p.m. edition

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- There were a few news items from around the AFC East, so let's take a spin around the other three camps: Buffalo Bills S Donte Whitner and WR Josh Reed need MRIs. Whitner, he of the playoff guarantee...

    Blog | August 04, 2008
  8. Whitner reiterates Bills playoff guarantee

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham A month after Donte Whitner raised eyebrows with his playoff guarantee, the Buffalo Bills safety is more resolute than ever. He isn't backing off his bold promise one bit. "Because it's time," Whitner said at St. John ...

    Blog | July 25, 2008
  9. Where there's JWill, there's a way to win

    Joe Lago

    Where there's a JWill, there's a way for the Bulls to win games with the No. 2 overall pick.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2002
  10. Hawks should deal Terry for real two guard, too

    Chad Ford

    Lon Kruger can't make good on the Hawks' playoff guarantee if Jason Terry remains his shooting guard.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2002
  11. Big Dog deal proves Hawks not just barking

    Jeffrey Denberg

    The Glenn Robinson trade proves the Hawks weren't kidding about their playoff guarantee.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2002
  12. 2014 NBA Finals -- Chris Bosh says Miami Heat will win Game 5 aga...

    San Antonio is one win away from its fifth NBA championship, but Chris Bosh said the Spurs won't be celebrating the clinching win in Game 5 Sunday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2014
  13. Maple Leafs-Flyers Preview

    Maple Leafs-Flyers Preview

    Preview | March 27, 2014
  14. Premium seats for College Football Playoff championship game star...

    Darren Rovell

    The cheapest premium seats for the first College Football Playoff title game, which will be played Jan. 12 in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, are $1,899.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  15. Roger Goodell noncommittal on future cold-weather Super Bowls

    Jane McManus

    Just because New Jersey is hosting a Super Bowl this year, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said other cold weather teams like Philadelphia and Buffalo shouldn't get their hopes up.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  16. FIFA to meet Ghana officials over Cairo security

    Associated Press

    FIFA news

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013