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Celtics owner Pagliuca takes over Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid

BOSTON (AP) — The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston is shaking up its management.

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Prince to miss beginning of WNBA season to play for Russia

New York Liberty WNBA basketball players Epiphanny Prince, right, and Tina Charles talk during practice Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Tarrytown, N.Y. Prince will miss perhaps the first month of the WNBA season to try to help Russia qualify for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Liberty guard Epiphanny Prince will miss perhaps the first month of the WNBA season to try to help Russia qualify for next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Agent: Hawks’ Carroll has no structural damage in knee

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, right, speaks with an injured Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll (5) as Carroll is helped of the court during the second half in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — DeMarre Carroll’s agent says an MRI on Carroll’s left knee showed no structural damage, and Carroll is hoping to play for the Hawks by Friday night’s Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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Carroll hurts left knee as Hawks fall to Cavaliers, 97-89

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, right, speaks with an injured Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll (5) as Carroll is helped of the court during the second half in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Hawks have been here before in this postseason, down 1-0 after losing the opening game of a series at home.

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Nuggets center Nurkic undergoes surgery to fix torn tendon

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets say rookie center Jusuf Nurkic underwent surgery to fix a torn left patellar tendon.

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