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2018 NBA draft could be big night for big men

Arizona’s Deandre Ayton, Duke’s Marvin Bagley III and Wendell Carter Jr., Michigan State’s Jaren Jackson Jr. and Texas center Mo Bamba are all expected to be high selections Thursday night in Brooklyn. All are 6-foot-10 or taller.

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Arizona, New Orleans added to Super Bowl lineup, per report

Arizona and New Orleans to host Super Bowls LVII and LVIII, respectively, as league maps out sites through 2023 season and does away with bidding process.

        

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Clemson quarterback Hunter Johnson to transfer after freshman season

Clemson backup quarterback Hunter Johnson is transferring from the program, leaving the Tigers with three scholarship quarterbacks.

        

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Steph Curry emphatically, profanely reasserts himself in Warriors' Game 3 rout of Rockets

With a third-quarter flourish and a profane celebration caught on camera, Steph Curry silenced any questions about his health or playoff poise.

        

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James Harden agrees with coach Mike D'Antoni's assessment: Rockets 'played soft' in Game 3

Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni didn’t mince words after his team got blown out of Game 3 by the Golden State Warriors.

      

 

 

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Charles Barkley pokes the bear with question about 'annoying' Draymond Green

Just weeks after the Charles Barkley-Draymond Green saga during which Barkley said he wanted to punch Green in the face, Barkley poked the bear.

        

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Insider: Ed Carpenter thrills IMS crowd en route to winning third Indy 500 pole of career

Chevrolet dominates qualifying with 9 cars in first 4 rows

        

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How it happened: Phoenix Suns win NBA draft lottery

The hour-long NBA draft lottery on TV is a full-fledged production, but the actual lottery takes place approximately 1 ½ hours earlier, in a much smaller place.

        

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Ability to win in different ways puts Golden Knights on brink of Stanley Cup Final

The Vegas Golden Knights have found success this season by never behaving like an expansion team. That attitude, combined with the stellar goaltending of Marc-Andre Fleury, has the team one win away from playing for the Stanley Cup.

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Phoenix Suns need a point guard with No. 16 pick if Deandre Ayton is their top choice

The Suns interviewed the three highest-ranked point guards coming out: Oklahoma’s Trae Young, Alabama’s Collin Sexton and Kentucky’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

      

 

 

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Trae Young says he’s best player in 2018 NBA draft, with goal to be NBA's best player

Trae Young is a projected lottery pick and talked confidently of his aspirations to be one of the league’s best players, but it was his measurements that drew the most attention at the NBA draft combine in Chicago.

      

 

 

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John Calipari: 'If an NBA team would lie to me, you’re not coming in my gym'

John Calipari feels he owes it to his players to gather as much information about their NBA draft status as possible, and the Kentucky coach has stern words for any team that might mislead him or one of his players.

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Astros' A.J. Hinch after Texas school shooting: 'I want answers, I don't want to offer any more condolences'

“Thoughts and prayers are great. They’re not fixing the problem,” Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch said in an impassioned speech calling for change in the wake of the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.

      

 

 

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Texas high school shooting: University of Houston baseball commit shot in head, stable

Rome Shubert, a sophomore at Santa Fe High School in Texas, wrote on Twitter that he was among those injured and said he is in stable condition.

        

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Arizona Wildcats' Allonzo Trier, Rawle Alkins trying to prove worth to NBA GMs, coaches

Arizona’s Allonzo Trier and Rawle Alkins need to prove they’re well-rounded players.

      

 

 

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Phoenix Suns interviewing 20 draft prospects at NBA combine

The Suns will talk to 20 players this week at the combine.

        

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Rockets star Chris Paul: NBA playoffs are 'minor' after Santa Fe school shooting

Paul didn’t want to discuss the NBA playoffs without first sharing his thoughts about Friday’s shooting at Santa Fe High School, near Houston.

      

 

 

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A twist in Rays' wild pitching experiment: Reliever Sergio Romo to get first career start

The Tampa Bay Rays are taking their pitching experiment to a new level: Sergio Romo will get his first career start after 588 relief appearances.

        

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Ex-soccer leader Michel Platini says 1998 World Cup draw fixed to set up Brazil-France final

Michel Platini, former UEFA president, said “a little trickery” ensured that France and Brazil would not meet until the final of the 1998 World Cup in France.

        

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Terrell Owens rips Jason Garrett, says it's 'mind-boggling' the Cowboys' coach still has job

Hall of Fame receiver Terrell Owens said in a radio interview that he believes it’s “mind-boggling” that Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett has kept his job after seven lackluster seasons.

      

 

 

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