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Playboy Jazz Festival to pay tribute to Gerald Wilson

In this Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, file photo, Gerald Wilson, right, a former Navy Band member, conducts the Navy Band Great Lakes Jazz Ensemble as Petty Officer 1st Class Greg Dudzcenski, left, solos during concert at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Ill. The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles' own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father's big band, at the two-day festival that begins June 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles’ own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father’s big band.

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Judge’s order adds Griffith, Hammond back into state tourney

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has cleared the way for two high school basketball teams to join Indiana’s boys basketball state tournament despite a brawl that led to the cancellation of the teams’ remaining seasons.

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1 of 3 Ray teens killed in crash honored with sports award

RAY, N.D. (AP) — One of the three Ray High School students killed in a vehicle crash last week has been honored posthumously with a sports award.

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North Dakota men’s hockey team remains atop national polls

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team remains atop both national polls after a weekend sweep of St. Cloud State.

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Rangers’ rivals counter by stocking up at NHL trade deadline

New York Rangers' Keith Yandle plays during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. It was Yandle's first game since being traded to the Rangers. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather struck the first bold move of the weekend by acquiring playmaking defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes.

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