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Xavier’s Jackson wins coach of year honor

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Xavier University of Louisiana’s Dannton Jackson has been named Louisiana Small College Coach of the Year for 2014.

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Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

In this Dec. 25, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, left, fights with Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut, right, as Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) and Darren Collison (2) look on during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif.  The alley-oops in Lob City, the deep 3-pointers by the Splash Brothers and the overall bitterness between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors should make for one of the most entertaining series in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Whether the up-and-down style both teams play can carry either to a championship this year or in the future remains a topic of debate. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.

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Sharks beat Kings 6-3 in Game 1

San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) celebrates with Joe Pavelski, left, after Vlasic scored against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, April 17, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together as teammates and the San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick and the rival Los Angeles Kings with a 6-3 victory in their playoff opener Thursday night.

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Source: Haith front-runner for Tulsa job

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Missouri coach Frank Haith is in position to replace Danny Manning at Tulsa.

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Girl’s memorial being held at basketball arena

A photo of Lacey Holsworth is displayed on the scoreboard during a memorial service for Lacey an 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired the team's players and coaches, Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Michigan State University's Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lacey Holsworth did not stop smiling until cancer took her life.

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