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Knicks’ season over, focus is on Anthony’s future

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson, right, watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Carmelo Anthony says he wants to stay in New York, and he says he wants to win.

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Minnesota State team to return under Hoffner

Minnesota State, Mankato defensive back Sam Thompson left, shakes hands with coach Todd Hoffner, as athletic director Kevin Buisman watches on Thursday April 17, 2014, in Mankato , Minn. Players ended their boycott of spring practice and said Thursday they will play for Hoffner, who was reinstated after being exonerated of having child pornography on his cellphone. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Jerry Holt) ST. PAUL OUT  MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota State football players ended their boycott of spring practice and said Thursday they will play for coach Todd Hoffner, who was reinstated after being exonerated of having child pornography on his cellphone.

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Slumping White Sox slugger Abreu out of lineup

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox are giving slumping slugger Jose Abreu a day off.

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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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Tigers hold on for 7-5 win over Indians

Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler, right, is congratulated by teammate Alex Avila after Kinsler's two-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Detroit, Thursday, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Ian Kinsler’s first few weeks with Detroit have been just what the Tigers were hoping for.

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