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Head coach Alvin Gentry of the Phoenix Suns
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Phoenix Suns Fire Head Coach Alvin Gentry as Team Sits in NBA Western Conference Cellar

Another NBA coach rides off into the sunset, sort of speaking. The Phoenix Suns and head coach Alvin Gentry have parted ways.

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The Office Season 9 Julius Dr J Erving
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‘The Office’ Final Season Casts Basketball Legend “Dr. J”

As 'The Office' prepares to head into its final run of episodes, finally closing the door on Dunder-Mifflin after nine years, we've been expecting a flurry of guest stars to come out of the woodwork. Mind you, we figured most guests would belong to seasons past, particularly one Steve Carell, but a Basketball Hall of Famer is just as good! So what could bring Julius "Dr. J" Erving to 'The Office's' final season, and what might it mean for Jim Halpert?

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Coach Tom Crean (Getty Images/Kevin C. Cox)
Coach Tom Crean (Getty Images/Kevin C. Cox)
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IU Coach Tom Crean to Stay with Hoosiers Basketball Through 2020

Indiana Athletic Director Fred Glass made the announcement just before the start of the IU/Bryant game in Bloomington the Tom Crean's contract has been extended for another 2 years. This will keep Crean as coach of the Hoosiers basketball program through 2020

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Ryan Leonard
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Teen With No Arms Sinks Half Court Basketball Shot

One would think basketball would pose particular challenges for Ryan Leonard, since he was born without any arms. It turns out — as you can see in this video — that Leonard has no problem hitting a difficult half court shot.

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IU or UK – Who’s Gonna Win Tonight?

I think it's safe to say that one of the most anticipated and most watched games in the entire NCAA tournament will take place tonight, when IU and UK rematch for a spot in the Elite 8. UK fans haven't forgotten how the previous meeting with IU ended...because Hoosier fans won't let them forget.

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Purdue January 17 feature
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Hear Purdue Basketball Tonight at 6pm

The Purdue Boilermakers are back at home tonight to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes, and you can hear all the action on Newstalk 1280. The pre-game show starts at 6pm with the tip-off scheduled for 7:06pm.

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Chris Chambers
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What Teams Are Most Desperate To Win Their First Championships?

You never forget your first love and you can bet you never forget your first title.

The Dallas Mavericks, in business since 1980, have claimed their first NBA title in franchise history by knocking off the vaunted Miami Heat. The Vancouver Canucks, who’ve been in the NHL since 1970, came oh-so-close to  hoist

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NCAA Basketball Tournament - The Road to the Final Four
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NCAA Basketball Tournament – The Road to the Final Four

It's been a pretty wild ride to this year's NCAA Basketball Final Four in Houston. Lots of drama, lots of upsets, and the most unlikely group of teams to ever survive all the way to college basketball's last weekend

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Obama's Bracket
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Barack Obama Picks Kansas to Win The National Championship

Barack Obama didn't take a whole lot of risks when filling out his NCAA Tournament brackets.

The President has all four number one seeds — Duke, Pittsburgh, Ohio State and Kansas — advancing to the Final Four, with Kansas winning it all

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NCAA Basketball
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ESPN Employees Banned From Filling Out NCAA Tournament Brackets

In workplaces all over America, folks spent Thursday morning scrambling to get their NCAA tournament brackets filled out before it was too late.

Not so at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut

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