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Obama salutes NBA champs at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A basketball enthusiast, President Barack Obama applauded the Golden State Warriors on Thursday and marveled at how they are revolutionizing professional basketball with what he described as a "small-ball nuclear lineup" that specializes in great shooting and passing.

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Broncos' Smith preparing to play Super Bowl with heavy heart

 

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — At first, Antonio Smith thought about running out of the team hotel and catching the first flight home after his mother awakened him with news of his father's death following heart surgery.

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Recruiting continues, several top 2017 QBs already committed

Signing day 2016 is in the books, and the race for top 2017 quarterback prospects began long before it ended.

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Goodell to require teams to interview women for exec jobs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will implement a "Rooney Rule" requiring that women be interviewed for executive positions with teams around the league and in his own office, too.

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OSU reloads with highly touted class

COLUMBUS — By late Wednesday morning, Ohio State had received letters of intent from 24 members of its 2016 recruiting class.

Strangely, though, one prospect remained at large.

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Ohio St., Michigan classes show most star power in Big Ten

The competition between Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh never ends.

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Hornets rally to beat Cavaliers 106-97

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Even without their leading scorer, the Charlotte Hornets finally found a way to beat LeBron James.

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Jack Riley, coach of 1st US hockey team to win gold, dies

 

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Riley, a former Army hockey coach who guided the U.S. team to its first Olympic gold medal in 1960, has died. He was 95.

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