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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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Hart: Vols hoops job still ‘extremely attractive’

Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart announces Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin is leaving to be head coach at California during a news conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. Hart said Martin's departure came as a surprise. (AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Michael Patrick)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart believes the criticism former men’s basketball coach Cuonzo Martin encountered this season won’t hinder the Volunteers’ search for a successor.

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Cal hires Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as coach

In this March 28, 2014, file photo, Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin directs his team during the second half of an NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal college basketball tournament game against Michigan in Indianapolis. Cal announced the hiring of Tennessee's Martin Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California hired Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as its coach Tuesday, charging him with taking over another program after a successful run by his predecessor.

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Barry Trotz out as coach of the Predators

A well-wisher reaches to shake hands with Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz as Trotz leaves a news conference Monday, April 14, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators announced earlier in the day that Trotz's contract won't be extended and they will begin looking for a new head coach. Trotz is the only head coach the NHL hockey team has had. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — General manager David Poile hopes he sent the strongest message possible by making the first coaching change in Nashville’s history: missing the playoffs is not acceptable for the Predators.

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Vandy’s new coach Mason tests Dores in spring game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Vanderbilt Commodores and new coach Derek Mason have wrapped up spring practice. A decision on a starting quarterback may not be made until August at the earliest.

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