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New York Knicks’ Joakim Noah suspended for drug violation

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New York Knicks’ Joakim Noah suspended for drug violation

Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Knicks center Joakim Noah has been suspended by the NBA for 20 games afer violating the league’s anti-drug policy.
Noah tested positive for selective androgen receptor modulator LGD-4033, an over-the-…

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Suns’ Booker scores 70 in loss

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Suns’ Booker scores 70 in loss

Purestock/iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) – Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker scored 70 points in a loss to the Boston Celtics on Friday night, the most by an NBA player this season.Booker becomes only the sixth player in NBA history to score 70, joining…

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Bill Murray cheers on Xavier basketball team’s upset win over Arizona

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Bill Murray cheers on Xavier basketball team’s upset win over Arizona

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Bill Murray was seen cheering on No. 11-seed Xavier University in the team’s victory over No. 2-seed University of Arizona in Thursday’s NCAA tournament matchup.Murray’s son Luke Murray is in his second year as an assistan…

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Pat Kelsey backs out of UMass contract, returns to Winthrop

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Pat Kelsey backs out of UMass contract, returns to Winthrop

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Pat Kelsey has backed out of his contract to coach at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, just two days after signing the deal.”For personal reasons, I have asked the University of Massachusetts to allow me to be rel…

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Xavier scores huge ‘Sweet 16’ upset

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Xavier scores huge ‘Sweet 16’ upset

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN JOSE, Calif.) — Three of Thursday night’s Sweet 16 games came down to the final shot, but it was 11th seeded Xavier’s David and Goliath upset over no. 2 seed University of Arizona that had people talking Friday m…

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Scoreboard roundup — 3/23/17

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Scoreboard roundup — 3/23/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEBoston 10, Pittsburgh 7Minnesota 4, Philadelphia 2Chi. White Sox 4, Cincinnati 2Cleveland 8, Colorado 3Oakland 15, Milwaukee 5San Diego 6, L.-A. Angels 2Atlanta 2, D…

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Georgetown fires head coach John Thompson III

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Georgetown fires head coach John Thompson III

Michael Reaves/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) – John Thompson III’s days at Georgetown University are over.The school announced Thursday that it fired Thompson as head coach of its men’s basketball team.”It is with profound regret and deep …

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Patriots to visit White House next month in honor of Super Bowl win

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Patriots to visit White House next month in honor of Super Bowl win

Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(WASHINGTON) — The New England Patriots will head to Washington, D.C. next month to pay a visit to the White House in honor of their Super Bowl 51 win.White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced at Thursday’s briefing th…

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Team USA beats Puerto Rico in its first World Baseball Classic final

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Team USA beats Puerto Rico in its first World Baseball Classic final

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — The United States made its first appearance at the World Baseball Classic championship game Wednesday night — and they came out on top.Team USA beat Puerto Rico, who had been undefeated in the tournament, 8-0 to take …

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South Carolina coach describes team’s March Madness win over Duke

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South Carolina coach describes team’s March Madness win over Duke

ABC News(NEW YORK) — March Madness got a little sweeter over the weekend for the University of South Carolina. The team upset Duke Sunday to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1973.The third round of the 2017 NCAA men’s basket…

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