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WADE AND HEAT EVEN SERIES WITH 76ERS-LEBRON AND CAVS GET READY FOR GAME TWO

Dwyane Wade’s phenomenal career has included many memorable moments in the postseason, and Game 2 of the Miami Heat’s first-round series against the Philadelphia 76ers can now be added to the list. Wade moved into top 10 in post-season scoring passing Larry Bird. By Jack Maloney Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue implored LeBron James to start Game 2 against the Indiana Pacers more aggressively Wednesday and […]

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NBA TEAMS POSITIONING FOR THE JUNE DRAFT-WILL THE PHOENIX SUNS BE ON THE CLOCK

Michigan forward Moe Wagner will forgo his final season in college and turn pro, he announced Saturday. The move wasn’t much of a surprise after his stellar performance at the Final Four in San Antonio. By Jeff Goodman, ESPN Insider Arizona unveiled a statue of Hall of Fame basketball coach Lute Olson on Thursday, carrying the 1997 national championship trophy […]

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NBA PLAYOFFS GOLDEN STATE PREPARES FOR TITLE RUN-KANSAS JAYHAWKS CLAIM VICTIM

Kansas is claiming victimhood after the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York alleged in an indictment Tuesday that the mother of one prized recruit and guardian of another received tens of thousands of dollars from the shoe company Adidas via an AAU intermediary to secure their commitments to play for the Jayhawks. […]

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NCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUND UP-KANSAS STILL SIGNS DEAL WITH ADIDAS

Kansas isn’t letting a little FBI investigation ruin their sponsorship agreement with Adidas. The Jayhawks and the apparel company still plan to sign a 12-year, $191 million extension to their current deal, according to the Kansas City Star. By Rob Dauster For the second time in just three weeks as the head coach of the Memphis Tigers, Penny […]

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LARRY BROWN CLOSE WITH MEMPHIS-KANSAS UCLA LAND RECRUITS

 The University of Memphis has offered Larry Brown a full-time position as a consultant on Penny Hardaway’s men’s basketball staff, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations.  School officials are awaiting a final response from Brown. A bit of positive news for Kansas basketball on Wednesday might have gotten lost in the whirlwind […]

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BOBBY KNIGHT-JALEN BRUNSON MIKAL BRIDGES LEAVING VILLANOVA FOR THE NBA

It looked like a janitor’s closet. The inconspicuous gray door on the court level of Indiana University’s Assembly Hall easily concealed the office where the titan of college basketball watched game film and did some of his deepest thinking. By Heather Dinich, ESPN Senior Writer “The Last Days of Knight,” the latest installment in ESPN’s 30 […]

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NFL CHEERLEADERS COMPLAIN OF UNDER PAYED & SEXUAL HARASSMENT

By JULIET MACUR and JOHN BRANCH Cheerleaders for professional sports teams are often dancers with backgrounds in ballet, jazz, modern, hip-hop and tap. After beating out dozens of other dancers for the job, they have a chance to show off the athletic and dancing skills they have honed for years. Cheerleaders for the Carolina Panthers, known as the TopCats, […]