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Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury

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AP source: ASU extends both basketball coaches

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A person familiar with the contracts says Arizona State has agreed to extensions for men’s basketball coach Herb Sendek and women’s coach Charli Turner Thorne.

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Fowles leads Sky past Fever in 2OT to even series

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot and her Chicago Sky teammates would prefer to take the lead early on. Instead, they have been rallying from big deficits in the WNBA playoffs.

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Moore rallies Lynx past Mercury 82-77

Phoenix Mercury forward Penny Taylor (13) tries to push up to the basket against Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) during the first half of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball Western Conference finals, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.

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Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

United States's Kyrie Irving, right, goes for the basket in front Turkey's Baris Hersek, left, during the Group C Basketball World Cup match, in Bilbao northern Spain, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition take place in various cities in Spain from  last Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

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