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Kidd booed in return to Brooklyn as Nets coach

Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd pauses during a timeout in the first half of the Bucks' NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, the team he coached last season, in his first appearance back at the Barclays Center, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Kidd revealed a distrust of the Nets’ front office and a desire to get past his messy departure from the franchise when he returned to Brooklyn on Wednesday as coach of the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Collins, NBA’s 1st openly gay player, to retire

Jason Collins, a 13-year NBA veteran and the NBA's only openly gay player, announces his retirement at a news conference before a basketball game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in New York. Collins joined the Nets in February and played 22 games for the team, but was not on the roster this season. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement Wednesday after 13 years in the NBA.

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Half-marathon approved for Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — A national road-race organization says it has won approval to stage a Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon in Brooklyn next fall.

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Brooklyn, Des Moines to host 2016 NCAA games

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brooklyn, New York, and Des Moines, Iowa, will host NCAA men’s basketball tournament games for the first time in 2016.

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Wade out for third straight game at Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — Dwyane Wade is sitting out his third straight game Monday at Brooklyn because of a strained left hamstring.

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