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U of I expected to boost arena renovation budget

CHICAGO (AP) — University of Illinois trustees are expected to agree to increase the budget for renovating the State Farm Center in Champaign by $4.5 million.

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India angered by basketball’s no turban rule

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s sports minister has criticized the ‘no-headgear’ rule of basketball’s world body FIBA after two Sikh players on the national team were told to remove their turbans during the recent Asia Cup in China.

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Charles scores 31 to lift Liberty over Sparks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tina Charles and the New York Liberty knew the Los Angeles Sparks would come out with extra energy for their new coach, Penny Toler. But the Liberty prevailed with their own motivation.

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Clippers CEO: Sterling staying would be ‘disaster’

In this Dec. 19, 2011 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling watches the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. The future of the Clippers is closer to decision as testimony resumes Monday, July 21, 2014,  in a probate trial over whether a deal negotiated by Donald Sterling's estranged wife to sell the team for $2 billion is authorized under a Sterling family trust.  (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling’s estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers in a proposed $2 billion deal with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

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Timberwolves weighing options with Kevin Love

In this June 27, 2014, file photo, Andrew Wiggins, the Cleveland Cavaliers No. 1 draft pick, answers questions during an NBA basketball conference in Independence, Ohio. Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers, an agreement that would prevent any potential trade involving the small forward from being completed for 30 days, a person familiar with the negotiations says. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The summer of LeBron has quickly turned into the summer of Love. When it ends is anybody’s guess.

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