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Kentucky basketball legend Wah Wah Jones dies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Wallace “Wah Wah” Jones, a multi-sport star who helped Kentucky win the first two of its eight national titles and is considered the school’s greatest all-around athlete, has died. He was 88.

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Boston’s Young says he’s recovered from concussion

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Former Kentucky guard James Young says he is “good to go” after a concussion that kept the Boston Celtics’ first-round draft pick from playing in the NBA’s summer league.

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SMU sells nearly $350K in beer, wine at ball games

DALLAS (AP) — Figures show SMU sold nearly $350,000 in beer and wine at basketball games since sales began in January.

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NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in

With her attorney Pierce O'Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, smiles as she talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA basketball team, outside Los Angeles Superior Court Monday, July 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting.

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Lakers finally confirm Byron Scott is new coach

In this April 17, 2013, file photo, then-Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott watches an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Los Angeles Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday, July 27, 2014, that no deal has been reached. Scott, who won three NBA titles as a shooting guard for the Lakers, told KCBS-TV he will take over the club, which hasn't had a coach since Mike D'Antoni resigned April 30. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night.

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