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Michael C. Jones is a Southern California-based sports journalist, editor, and blogger covering professional and collegiate sports across the country. You can read his work at Yahoo! Sports and Examiner.com.

He is the Editor of Sports Out West, a West Coast-centric sports hub.

Follow Michael on Twitter @MikeJonesTweets for Tweets about a lot of things in addition to sports, but mostly sports.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Los Angeles Angels
  • NBA Los Angeles Lakers
  • NFL San Francisco 49ers
  • NCAAF UCLA Bruins
  • NCAAB UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
  • NHL Anaheim Ducks
User Blog
NFL
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Breaking down 2014 strength of schedules

One of the worst teams having to play one of the toughest schedules doesn't seem very fair, but that's life for the Oakland Raiders. The Colts have much better fortune and on paper have the easiest...

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Carroll walks into Twitter punchline & more quotes

The Seahawks head coach inspired some amazing responses to an innocent gift from a prominent aircraft manufacturing company. Elsewhere, Dan Snyder is still stubborn.

NFL
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Favre, Packers could reunite in 2014

The Green Bay Packers and the Ol' Gunslinger could be in line for a reunion next season. Elsewhere, a 49ers legend weighed in on the Aldon Smith saga.

How Sergio can save The Masters

Hint: It involves winning. But it's more complicated than that.

NFL
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Wayne likes his progress, Manziel to visit Jags

Elsewhere, Falcons owner Arthur Blank was miffed at his team's lack of toughness, citing a play involving Matt Ryan from last season.

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CJ2K watch: Jets, Falcons, Cowboys in the mix

And don't count on a storybook reunion with Rams head coach Jeff Fisher in St. Louis.

What can we learn from a Tiger-less Masters?

By now, the entire sports world knows the four-time winner isn't teeing it up this week at Augusta. Now, it's time to figure out how everyone can move forward.

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D-Jax, Johnny Football & more NFL headlines

All eyes were on DeSean Jackson, who came to a three-year agreement with Washington on Monday, but there's plenty more going on around the league.

NBA
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Heat travel to Indy on busy Wednesday

Elsewhere in DC, the Wizards will host the Suns as the Jeff Hornacek's young squad fights for the final playoff spot in the West.

NBA
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NBA scores: Mavs win in OT, Lakers trounce Knicks

Dallas improved its playoff chances with an overtime win over Oklahoma City, and the Lakers topped the Knicks in a rare blowout win for Los Angeles.

NBA
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Mavs display shooting clinic in OT win vs. OKC

Not only did he send the game into overtime, but the Mavs point guard helped put the game away with his deadly shooting.

NBA
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Knicks, Pacers and Phil: Ready for NBA Wednesday?

Elsewhere, the Bobcats and Nets will square off in Brooklyn in a key game that could help decide the last few playoff spots in the East.

NBA
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Hawks edge Raps in OT to win fifth straight

Jeff Teague continued to show he can be an elite scorer from the point guard position as the Hawks continue their momentum.

NBA
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James soars as Heat win 5th straight vs. Cleveland

LeBron showed a little bit of everything on Tuesday night in his old stomping grounds while lifting the defending champs against a resilient Cavs squad.

NBA
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Blazers, Spurs to square off on busy NBA Wednesday

In addition to the nationally-televised main event, the Warriors' visit to Los Angeles to take on the Clippers is worth staying up for.

NBA
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Lakers expected to rule Kobe out for season

Per a report, the Lakers may make a major announcement this week on Kobe Bryant's status for the rest of the season.

Kris Humphries comes up empty on dunk

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Boston Celtics big man Kris Humphries tried to dunk on Tuesday night. He came up a little short.

Bynum dunks!

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For the first time in nearly two years, the oft-injured big man threw one down.

NBA
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Nets eclipse .500, Dubs continue momentum vs. East

All the NBA highlights from Wednesday night, including the Nets now over .500 with a win and the Warriors rolling the Celtics in Boston.

NBA
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Jefferson stars as Bobcats blow out Pacers

The Pacers looked weary and dejected a day after a tough defeat. It showed up in a big way on Wednesday as the Bobcats took advantage.

John Wall did a John Wall thing vs. Jazz

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What's a John Wall thing? It usually involves crazy athleticism.

NBA
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Who deserves NBA Sixth Man of the Year?

There are a plethora of viable candidates, but only one can stand as the league's top reserve. Who deserves the nod?

NBA
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Thompson's game-winning dagger shocks Indy

Klay Thompson put on a shooting clinic that was capped off with a brilliant jumper to seal the Warriors' win.

NBA
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The silver lining of Perkins' injury

The Thunder will have to find new ways to win without their starting center, and that could bode well for them come the postseason.

NBA
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Kevin Love's incredible February

Kevin Love can do it all, and is proving why he deserves to be in the conversation for league MVP.

NBA
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Why is Caron Butler smiling?

The NBA veteran could end up in a better situation if the latest reports hold true.

NBA
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Cavs, Kings eye Jack-Thompson swap

Could a third team be involved?

NBA
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Blake traded to Warriors

The Warriors will land Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks in return for the veteran guard.

NBA
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The most wanted man in New York

See why Beno Udrih has the Wizards and Nuggets battling.

NBA
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Will the defending champs make a move?

There's some interest league-wide for at least one Heat player, but is Miami a willing trade partner?

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