Sixers 100, Heat 87

First foe: Charlotte


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  • Sixers 100, Heat 87

    First foe: Charlotte

    A throwaway 100-87 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers stood as the final measure of the final tune-up before the Miami Heat begins preparations for its first-round opponent, the Charlotte Bobcats.


    Element of doubt makes this Heat quest intriguing

    Miami is coming off its worst regular-season record of this magical four-year run, and the power has shifted to the Western Conference. "We love to be challenged," LeBron James said. "We love to be doubted." Then congratulations, Miami. You got both.

  • Nationals 6, Marlins 3

    Marlins unravel late in loss to Nationals

    Jayson Werth smacked the game-tying, three-run home run off Jose Fernandez in the seventh, and then the Nationals struck for three runs off Mike Dunn and A.J. Ramos in the eighth to complete a 6-3 come-from-behind victory in front of a paid crowd of 20,178 at Marlins Park.

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