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Police: WNBA’s Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested

This combo of booking photos released by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, show WNBA players Brittney Griner, left, and her fiancee Glory Johnson. The couple were arrested Wednesday, April 22, 2015, on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb. The two 24-year-olds were booked into jail in Phoenix following their arrests and later released. The pair announced their engagement late last summer. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP)

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct after an argument in the home they recently purchased together became physical.

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Silver unsure about intentional fouling, expects discussion

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan reacts after missing a free throw during the second half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Spurs won 111-107 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he is “on the fence” about intentional fouling away from the ball and expects the league to be “very engaged” about the tactic over the coming months.

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Majerus Foundation giving $1M to Marquette for scholarship

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The family foundation named after the late former Marquette coach Rick Majerus has given a $1 million gift to the university to create an endowed scholarship in his name.

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Cardinals sign Drexel high-scoring transfer Damion Lee

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Rick Pitino has signed high-scoring former Drexel guard Damion Lee to a Cardinals roster needing to replace four regulars.

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Police: WNBA players Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested on suspicion of assault

PHOENIX (AP) — Police: WNBA players Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested on suspicion of assault.

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