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Michigan State looks to rebound from Oregon loss

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Spartans returned to practice on Thursday for the first time since a loss at Oregon on Saturday, but not before a tough film session looking back on several mistakes that could have made a big difference in Eugene.

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US women’s hoops team shows off in exhibition game

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 26 points in an intrasquad exhibition game between players in the U.S. national women’s basketball team pool on Thursday night at the University of Delaware.

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Phoenix hopes to close out Chicago in WNBA Final

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) walks to the bench after getting a cut above her eye during the first half of  Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals against the Chicago Sky, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

After dominating the Chicago Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals, Diana Taurasi and her Phoenix Mercury know that closing out the series won’t be as easy.

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Illinois loses point guard Abrams

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois says starting point guard Tracy Abrams is out for the season with an anterior cruciate ligament tear, the school said Thursday.

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Phoenix hopes to close out Chicago in WNBA Final

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) walks to the bench after getting a cut above her eye during the first half of  Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals against the Chicago Sky, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

After dominating the Chicago Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals, Diana Taurasi and her Phoenix Mercury know closing out the series won’t be easy.

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