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Quarterback Bubby Brister of the Pittsburgh Steelers (left) talks to his head coach Chuck Noll during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1988. (Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Chuck Noll Was A Model Coach

Funeral services were held near Pittsburgh Tuesday for NFL Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll, who died over the weekend at age 82.

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San Antonio Spurs players in the huddle during a time out with Head Coach Gregg Popovich during Game Five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center on June 15, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Spurs’ Victory A Credit To Team Play And Patience

The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA Championship Sunday by beating the Miami Heat four games to one. Five Spurs players scored in double figures and the team had 25 assists in Game Five.

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Daily Madden: Credit The Spurs For Great Shooting

The San Antonio Spurs sank three quarters of their shots in the first half Tuesday night on the way to a 111-92 victory over the Miami Heat in Game Three of the NBA Finals.

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Big 3 Help Heat Even NBA Finals With Spurs

Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.

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Heat Handle Spurs 109-93; Finals Coming Back To Miami

The Miami Heat entered Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs knowing they couldn’t lose and go down 3-1 in the series and have a chance of winning the Larry O’Brien trophy. But the Heat’s Big Three responded like the three All-Stars that they are, combining for 82 points and lead Miami to a 109-93.

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Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs makes a shot with seconds left in the fourth quarter to put his team ahead by four points against LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat during Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 6, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Parker’s Shot Ices Impressive Game 1 Win For Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs beat the Heat 92-88 in Game One of the NBA Finals in Miami Tuesday night after Tony Parker banked in a twisting desperation jumper as the shot clock expired.

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Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot against Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs during Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 8, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Bay Area Sports Choices Plentiful

Bay Area sports fans have a lot to choose from Tuesday evening, with both the Giants and A’s in action and the Sharks and Warriors in playoff games. John Madden’s choice? The Golden State Warriors.

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