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AP Source: Pelicans interview Jeff Van Gundy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans have interviewed Jeff Van Gundy for the club’s vacant head coaching job.

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Curry ‘ready to go’ for Game 5 after frightening fall

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry walks on the court during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State star Stephen Curry said he had no lingering effects from his frightening fall before Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night.

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TNT has 7 percent rise in viewers from ’14 conference finals

NEW YORK (AP) — Cleveland’s four-game sweep of Atlanta in the Eastern Conference finals averaged 6.8 million viewers on TNT, a 7 percent increase from last season’s coverage.

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Big 12 schools could face big penalties for court storming

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Big 12 Conference schools could now face fines, and even the loss of future home games, for failing to keep fans from storming courts or rushing fields after games.

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Griner: Fellow WNBA players want her to appeal suspension

In this July 2, 2014, file photo, Chicago Sky center Markeisha Gatling (9) shoots past Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) during a WNBA basketball game in Phoenix. Glory Johnson had no idea her fight with Griner would become such a big deal. After the engaged WNBA All-Stars stars battled so intensely at their home that the police were called, the couple immediately began working through the incident together. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner has been hearing from players around the WNBA who would like her to change her mind and appeal her seven-game suspension for a domestic violence incident involving her partner Glory Johnson, also a player in the league.

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