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Nets rest starters, lose 114-85 to Cavaliers

Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett, Marquis Teague, Paul Pierce and Alan Anderson, from left, watch from the bench in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd sat his starters for the playoffs and the Nets closed the regular season with a 114-85 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

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Woodson still believes he’s right coach for Knicks

New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson calls out to his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Woodson won’t lobby to keep his job with the New York Knicks. He believes he’s already proven he deserves it.

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Manning completes coaching staff at Wake

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — New Wake Forest basketball coach Danny Manning is bringing three members of his Tulsa coaching staff with him.

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Fired coach returns to job at Minn State, Mankato

Todd Hoffner, former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, tears up as he talks about getting back to coaching football after being fired  more than a year ago, during a news conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. Hoffner will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Kyndell Harkness) MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT  ST. PAUL OUT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Football players at Minnesota State, Mankato, refused to practice for their former head coach on Wednesday, greeting his reinstatement by an arbitrator by demanding that the interim coach keep the top job.

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Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson

Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson watches the second half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in New York. The The Knicks won 109-98. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson found a new job pretty quickly, too.

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