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Former Purdue basketball center Isaac Haas tried to make most of limited NBA exposure

Recovery from elbow surgery slowed Haas’ ability to showcase himself for NBA teams. But his agent believes he could still be taken in Thursday’s draft. FORT WAYNE — As any agent would, Roosevelt Barnes talks up Isaac Haas’ readiness for the NBA Draft. Yet the representative for Independent

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Pacers thinking long-term for No. 23 pick in the NBA Draft

Pacers Director of Player Personnel Ryan Carr talks NBA draft, Thad Young and Pacers’ pick 23 hopes. INDIANAPOLIS — Ryan Carr wants draft night to go as smoothly as it possibly can. There are still players the Indiana Pacers’ director of player personnel wants to watch film on and evaluate more

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You can buy the J.R. Smith jersey from his 2018 NBA Finals meltdown

SportsPulse: When asked if he said “I thought we were ahead” to LeBron James, J.R. Smith admitted he might have. James on the other hand defended Smith and expects a bounce-back performance in Game 2. If you’re looking for a piece of sports memorabilia to commemorate the exact moment LeBron

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You can buy the J.R. Smith jersey from his 2018 NBA Finals meltdown

SportsPulse: When asked if he said “I thought we were ahead” to LeBron James, J.R. Smith admitted he might have. James on the other hand defended Smith and expects a bounce-back performance in Game 2. If you’re looking for a piece of sports memorabilia to commemorate the exact moment LeBron

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Pirates’ Jung Ho Kang reinstated from restricted list, optioned

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has been reinstated from the restricted list and optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis after missing last season and the first part of this year because of visa issues. The 31-year-old Kang was unable to sec…

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Jalen Brunson isn’t fazed by the NBA. He’s already won two national titles.

Two-time national champion Jalen Brunson worked out with the Indiana Pacers Thursday. INDIANAPOLIS — Forgive Jalen Brunson for seeming nonchalant about his pre-draft workout with the Pacers on Thursday. It’s not so much nonchalance as it is that, well, he’s been on a big stage a time or two.

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HS baseball: Controversial call goes Fishers way as Tigers head to first state title game

PLYMOUTH – When the pressure mounted on Saturday, Class 4A No. 2 Fishers diffused it. Vying for their first state berth in program history, the Tigers came out aggressive during the Plymouth semistate at Bill Nixon Field and maintained their icy compos…

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Patriots’ Julian Edelman apologizes for suspension: ‘I am very sorry — I don’t know what happened’

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jarrett Bell on Terrell Owens’ decision to skip the upcoming Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Julian Edelman is facing the music after an ESPN report Thursday claimed the New England Patriots receiver is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s

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Mike Adams, former Steelers and Bears offensive lineman, attempting comeback as tight end

SportsPulse: Trysta Krick says the NFL’s new policy on national anthem protests doesn’t help anyone but the owners. What do you do when your career stalls? Reinvent yourself. Former Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears offensive tackle Mike Adams has found the power of reinvention. Adams — a

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Mike Adams, former Steelers and Bears offensive lineman, attempting comeback as tight end

SportsPulse: Trysta Krick says the NFL’s new policy on national anthem protests doesn’t help anyone but the owners. What do you do when your career stalls? Reinvent yourself. Former Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears offensive tackle Mike Adams has found the power of reinvention. Adams — a

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George Hill on miss: ‘This is one of the worst feelings ever’

George Hill is losing sleep over this one. Hill’s missed free throw with 4.7 seconds remaining in regulation Thursday night set off a strange series of events in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. After being fouled while receiving a pass from LeBron James, Hill made his first free throw, allowing the Cleveland

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Wife of 76ers’ executive Bryan Colangelo could be behind Twitter accounts

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt takes an in-depth look at the controversial situation surrounding Philadelphia 76ers GM Bryan Colangelo. The Philadelphia 76ers’ independent investigation into president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo and his alleged link to anonymous Twitter

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Wife of 76ers’ executive Bryan Colangelo could be behind Twitter accounts

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt takes an in-depth look at the controversial situation surrounding Philadelphia 76ers GM Bryan Colangelo. The Philadelphia 76ers’ independent investigation into president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo and his alleged link to anonymous Twitter

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Reassessing the Big Ten Conference in the wake of NBA Draft decisions

Who came away from draft decision season in good shape, and who took the biggest hit? WEST LAFAYETTE — It’s only May, but the college basketball offseason is coming down to the wire. Underclassmen who declared for the NBA Draft without hiring agents have until 11:59 p.m. to withdraw and return to

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Steph Curry is doing the ‘BBQ and foot massage’ dance again

, USA TODAY Published 9:26 p.m. ET May 26, 2018 The goofy "Jones, BBQ and foot massage" dance that Steph Curry did a lot during the 2016 NBA playoffs is back. NBA on TNT caught Curry dancing away before Game 6 and Game 4 of the Western Confer…

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It took me too long to learn that in basketball and at work, you win by playing as a team

Teens pick up the best and worst during NBA playoffs. I’m trying to teach my local basketball pals the value of teamwork— a lesson I learned late. The NBA playoffs, now underway, always bring out the best in the kids who play pick-up basketball in the schoolyard playground around the corner from

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