DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin missed practice Thursday because of a family matter while the team prepared for Sunday's game against San Diego.


SAN DIEGO (5-3) at MIAMI (4-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Dolphins by 1 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - San Diego 5-3, Miami 4-2-1


NEW YORK (AP) Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut, Derrick Rose scored 13 points after missing most of the last two seasons, and the Bulls spoiled Derek Fisher's first ga


MIAMI (AP) Chris Bosh had 26 points and 15 rebounds, Norris Cole scored a career-high 23 points after winning Miami's starting point-guard job, and the Heat opened the post-LeBron James era with


ST. LOUIS (AP) The often-invoked cliche ''next man up'' is really getting put to the test for the sliding, injury-plagued St. Louis Rams.