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Tom Izzo 'in a cloud' as he enters Hall of Fame
‘You can’t really dream getting into the Hall,’ Izzo says.        
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Tom Izzo feels like he's 'in a cloud' as he enters Basketball Hall
‘You can’t really dream getting into the Hall,’ Izzo says.        
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Boston teams get a complex
New Balance’s real estate arm will start construction soon on its 295-unit apartment building and the Boston Celtics’ new practice facility in Brighton after publicly christening the Warrior Ice Arena — the Bruins’ new practice and training facility.All three projects are part of Boston Landing, NB Development Group’s 15-acre, mixed-use development that includes the athletic footwear and clothing brand’s new global headquarters.
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Football: St. Francis is 2-0 after 35-0 win over Pasadena
There were a number of individual standouts on Thursday night in St. Francis' 35-0 win over Pasadena. Receiver Daniel Scott, a point guard for the basketball team, showed off his moves and versatility with a spectacular 22-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter in which he caused two Pasadena...
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Sparks slump continues with 86-81 loss to Dream
Angel McCoughtry had 32 points and 11 rebounds and the Atlanta Dream beat the Los Angeles Sparks 86-81 to snap a four-game road losing streak Thursday night.  The Dream (16-14) held off a late rally and never trailed in the contest. The victory moved them a half-game up on Chicago in the race for...
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Shaq, Iverson, Ming headline ‘extraordinary’ Hall class
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will soon welcome two of the sport’s game-changing stars – one big and one small.Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson headline the Class of 2016 which will be enshrined Friday night. Joining them in the 10-member class will be NBA and...
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MSU's Tom Izzo ready to enter Basketball Hall
‘You can’t really dream getting into the Hall,’ Izzo says        
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Why Allen Iverson’s Hall of Fame speech could be revolutionary
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Allen Iverson wants to thank the haters, too. The former 76ers point guard said he will save time in his Basketball Hall of Fame induction speech to mention the people who criticized him throughout his career, explaining that they are also responsible for molding the player that earned a spot in the...
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Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson headline the 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame class
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will soon welcome two of the sport's game-changing stars — one big and one small.  Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson headline the Class of 2016, which will be enshrined Friday night. Joining them in the 10-member class will be NBA and international...
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Izzo appreciates Hall of Fame cast
Izzo was relishing every moment on Thursday as he was presented his jacket for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame        
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Huskies to play 7 games each in Storrs, Hartford
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - The UConn men's basketball team will split its home schedule this season between the on-campus Gampel Pavilion and the XL Center in Hartford. The school released the 30-game regular season schedule Thursday. It includes 14 home games, 12 on the road, and four at neutral sites, ...
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Michigan makes star-studded pitch to 5-star big man
With a couple notable A-listers on Michigan's campus for last Saturday's football game against Hawaii, the men's basketball team took the opportunity to woo a big-time recruit.        
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Former Harvard-Westlake basketball player Henry Vogel is Allan Malamud scholarship winner
Henry Vogel, a former Harvard-Westlake basketball player who also was editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, has been named recipient of the Allan Malamud Memorial Award given annually by the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Vogel will be honored during the newest induction ceremony...
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Sparks' late rally falls short in 77-74 loss to Lynx
Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and nine rebounds, Maya Moore scored 12 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 77-74 on Tuesday night for sole possession of first place in the Western Conference.  Fowles and Moore combined to score Minnesota's first...
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Pat Kelsey backs out as UMass coach, cites personal reasons
AMHERST, Mass. – In a strange turn of events, Winthrop Coach Pat Kelsey backed out of an agreement to take over as coach of the UMass men’s basketball team Thursday, citing personal reasons.UMass athletic director Ryan Bamford said Kelsey asked to be let out of his contract that was signed Tuesday,...
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Auriemma, UConn shows support for Quinnipiac
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Count Geno Auriemma as a big supporter of Connecticut’s other Sweet 16 team, the surprising Quinnipiac women’s basketball team and its coach, Tricia Fabbri.Auriemma pulled open his UConn warmup jacket to reveal a Quinnipiac shirt during a press conference Friday.“I wouldn’t want...
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Booker scores 70, but Celtics outlast Suns, 130-120
BOSTON – Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix Suns, 130-120, on Friday night.Booker joined Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson...
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TJ Leaf starts strong, but Bruins trail the Wildcats by three points at halftime
NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA's March Madness run ends in the Sweet 16 March 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. All updates UCLA UCLA March 24, 2017,...
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Girls' basketball: Windward celebrates state Division I championship
Vanessa Nygaard, Windward's girls' basketball coach, isn't shy when she's happy. So Nygaard ran onto the court during the presentation of the CIF championship plaque and jumped into the arms of Athletic Director Tyrone Powell. It was the culmination of a joyous moment for Nygaard. Windward won...
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The Wildcats finish off the Bruins, 86-75
NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA's March Madness run ends in the Sweet 16 March 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. All updates UCLA UCLA March 24, 2017,...
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Kentucky gets revenge and returns to the Elite Eight with win over UCLA
The nation’s highest-scoring team found out what it felt like to get overrun at the worst possible time. UCLA was trampled in the second half Friday night, its star freshmen unable to keep pace with their Kentucky counterparts. Now the Wildcats will move on while at least two Bruins might be playing...
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Windward beats McClatchy, 53-41, for CIF Division I title
It was a charismatic performance, one certainly worthy of her given name. Charisma Osborne led the L.A. Windward Wildcats to a 53-41 victory Friday over Sacramento McClatchy in the CIF state Division I girls’ basketball championship game at the Golden 1 Center. Osborne played all but 23 seconds...
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Kobe and Shaq team up again at O'Neal's statue unveiling
The two of them sat next to each other on stage. They laughed, they joked, they acknowledged each other’s place in the franchise’s lore. As they did it, a fraught chapter in Lakers history closed. “Brother, thank you,” Shaquille O’Neal said to Kobe Bryant, standing on a stage at Star Plaza in front...
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Florida beats Wisconsin, 84-83, with buzzer-beating three-pointer in overtime
NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA's March Madness run ends in the Sweet 16 March 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. All updates UCLA March 24, 2017, 10:05...
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UCLA has no answer for De’Aaron Fox as Kentucky advances
If Lonzo Ball is the next Magic Johnson, what does that make De'Aaron Fox?
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The Latest: Malik Monk heating up for Kentucky vs. UCLA
The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Friday (all times Eastern):
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You don’t want to mess with Xavier’s secret weapon
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The voice on the other end of the telephone Friday afternoon was that of an 84-year-old nun who sounds 30 years younger and has had as much a hand in Xavier’s remarkable run toward a possible Final Four berth as the man who coaches the team himself. Sister Rose Ann Fleming,...
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March Madness invades the office, distracting workers
March Madness could cost workplaces billions in lost productivity         
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Class D semifinals: Powers N. Central 84, Southfield Christian 83, 2OT
       
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[email protected]: UM falls; coal ash trash
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Sloppy play and a weak finish lead Clippers to a loss at Dallas
The starts and stops of a still uneven Clippers season ventured toward another confounding issue. They lacked poise when it was needed the most and they failed to execute when the game was in the balance, leading to the Clippers suffering a gut-wrenching 97-95 loss to the underwhelming Dallas Mavericks...
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The Latest: Arizona's loss means three 2-seeds are out
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):
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Gus Johnson on the legend of his March Madness calls
Gus Johnson’s voice was devoid of its usual excitement and emotion as he spoke about his time calling the NCAA Tournament in a measured tone. “The guys that do the tournament do a great job. I love listening to them,” Johnson said of his former CBS colleagues. “It’s nice to be a fan to watch...
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All Aboard! Maryland women ride rails to NCAA regional
ABOARD AMTRAK REGIONAL 174 (AP) — Brenda Frese always wants to give her team new experiences.
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Why Kentucky-UCLA battle could surpass the hype
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The hype was warranted. The preseason expectations were well within reason. Kentucky and UCLA were predicted to be two of the best teams in the country based on their fantastic freshmen, and neither has disappointed — a combined 62 wins between them. It makes it hard to believe it was only a...
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Wisconsin's Vitto Brown has quite the skill set: Basketball and baritone
The Badgers senior is a key contributor on offense, defense and in singing the anthem.         
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Top-seeded Gonzaga survives for 61-58 win over West Virginia
Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute to play and top-seeded Gonzaga survived a rough shooting night for both teams to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia 61-58 to advance to the West Regional final         
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Capsules: Oregon ends Michigan’s run in Sweet 16 with 69-68 victory
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tyler Dorsey’s teammates call him “Mr. March.”Yeah, that fits.Dorsey scored 20 points and made the go-ahead layup with 1:08 left, and third-seeded Oregon held on to end No. 7 Michigan’s dramatic postseason run with a 69-68 victory in a Midwest Regional semifinal on Thursday night....
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Gonzaga survives scare from West Virginia, heads to Elite 8
Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute to play and top-seeded Gonzaga survived a rough shooting night for both teams to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia 61-58 Thursday night to advance to the West Regional final.
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Wow! Powers North Central wins at the buzzer for 82nd straight victory
Seth Polfus hit winning lay-up at the buzzer in 2nd OT, lifting Jets to thrilling 84-83 win over Southfield Christian        
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Michigan women surge in second half, top Red Storm 60-40 in WNIT
Wolverines use 17-4 run to pull away from St. John’s; U-M says Kysre Gondrezick is taking a leave of absence        
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Michigan's magical run ends despite will of Derrick Walton Jr.
And it was over Thursday night, a loss in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament at the Sprint Center.        
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No. 1-seed Gonzaga survives West Virginia in NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 round
The top-seeded Bulldogs held off fourth-seeded West Virginia 61-58 in the West Region semifinals. That sent the Bulldogs on to the Elite Eight to face the winner of the Xavier-Arizona game.
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Wolverines reach final eight in WNIT
It was a nice reunion. But, in the end, it wasn’t much of a game        
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Class D: Powers North Central, 84, Southfield Christian, 83, 2 OT
       
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Hoyas made tough, right decision on Thompson
The decision Georgetown had to make, the one it didn’t want to make, the one it wished for patience and tradition and a family’s coaching magic to absolve, came rumbling down Thursday afternoon. In a humble and almost apologetic statement, Georgetown University President Jack DeGioia parted ways wit...
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UNH turns down postseason tournament invites
After capping its second 20-win season in a row for the first time in program history, the UNH men’s basketball team didn’t feel like dancing this season.The Wildcats, who fell to eventual NCAA Tournament participant Vermont in the America East semifinals, were reportedly invited to the CBI and CIT...
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In the NCAA Tournament’s South Region, it’s bad blood, blue bloods and ... Butler
MEMPHIS – The sights on Thursday inside FedEx Forum resembled, if such a thing existed, a college basketball fantasy camp. John Calipari ambled down a corridor to a news conference while Lonzo Ball walked a just a few feet behind, freshly finished with practice. Roy Williams limped past Tyus Edney....
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Top-seeded Gonzaga holds off West Virginia, advancing to West Regional final
NCAA tournament live updates: Oregon, Gonzaga advance to regional finals March 23, 2017, 7:23 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. March 23, 2017, 7:23 p.m. San Jose, Calif....
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March Sadness: The agony of defeat in the NCAA tournament
        
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