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NDSU receiver Ryan Smith signs with CFL team

In this Jan. 4, 2014 file photo, North Dakota State's Ryan Smith (4) is seen during of the FCS championship NCAA college football game in Frisco, Texas. The former Wahpeton High School and NDSU standout is continuing his career north of the border. It was announced Monday, April 14, 2014, that Smith, a 5-foot-7, 175-pound receiver signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Details of the contract weren’t released. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Former Wahpeton High School and North Dakota State University football standout Ryan Smith is continuing his career north of the border.

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Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

In this June 13, 2013 file photo, Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) passes between San Antonio Spurs' Boris Diaw (33), of France,  and Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, during the second half at Game 4 of the NBA Finals, in San Antonio.  A rematch of last year's thrilling NBA Finals finish is possible, but the Spurs and Heat would have to get through tough paths to get there. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

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Montreal team sign Chad Johnson to 2-year contract

MONTREAL (AP) — Former NFL star Chad Johnson will make his return to the gridiron in the Canadian Football League.

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This Date In Baseball

1899 — John McGraw, only 26, made his managerial debut with the Orioles. He led them to a 5-3 victory over the New York Giants, a team he later managed for more than 30 years.

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Knicks beat Raptors, who get No. 3 seed anyway

Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas (17) and Amir Johnson (15) defend New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Knicks lingered on the court, soaking in the cheers from the fans wearing those giveaway orange shirts that were probably meant for the playoffs.

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