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AP source: Wizards agree to acquire Bucks’ Dudley for pick

Moving on after learning they’ll lose Paul Pierce as a free agent, the Washington Wizards agreed to acquire forward Jared Dudley from the Milwaukee Bucks for a future second-round draft pick.

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Longtime Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68

In this Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007 file photo, former Detroit Lions tight end Charlie Sanders stands with his bronze bust during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Sanders played 10 seasons in the NFL. The Detroit Lions say Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has died at age 68, Thursday, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Phil Long, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit’s blue-collar roots.

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Maybin’s 9th-inning single helps Braves beat Scherzer 2-1

Atlanta Braves' Cameron Maybin (25) celebrates after driving in the game-winning run with a base hit in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.

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Quigley rallies Sky to 77-74 win over Sun

Chicago Sky's Clarissa Dos Santos (8) and Connecticut Sun's Chelsea Gray (12) fight for a rebound during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn., on Thursday, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne didn’t care about her free throw streak ending or her lack of points, she was just happy her team came away with a victory.

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Parents of Illinois players don’t believe coach allegations

In this March 5, 2015, file photo, Illinois'  Amarah Coleman, left, drives to the basket as Nebraska's Chandler Smith guards during an NCAA college basketball game in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Coleman is one of seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players that filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, July 1, 2015, against the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant and former assistant Mike Divilbiss, of violating their civil rights by creating a racially hostile environment. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court names the university, athletic director Mike Thomas, Bollant,  Divilbiss, and university trustees. The ex-players seek $10 million in damages. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The parents of a current University of Illinois women’s basketball player and an incoming recruit said Thursday that they don’t believe the allegations made by seven former players in a lawsuit this week accusing coaches of creating racial hostility.

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