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Lance Armstrong: WADA head rebuffed proposed meeting in 2013

David Howman, director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency, speaks to The Associated Press during an interview, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong said Wednesday that the World Anti-Doping Agency and others are “owed an apology,” but noted the agency’s chief rebuffed efforts to meet with him back in 2013.

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Howard and Harden lead Rockets over Mavericks 111-99

Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) reacts after a dunk during the second half of Game 2 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Friends since preschool, but teammates for the first time since they were teenagers, Dwight Howard and Josh Smith have been itching for this opportunity.

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Parsons and Harris out for Dallas against Houston

Dallas Mavericks' Chandler Parsons (25) is defended by Houston Rockets' Josh Smith (5) as he looks to score during the first quarter of game 1 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Chandler Parsons and Devin Harris are out with injuries for the Dallas Mavericks in Tuesday night’s Game 2 of their Western Conference playoff series with the Houston Rockets.

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Injuries again playing prominent role in NBA playoffs

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) holds his finger as he walks off the court after being injured in the second half of an NBA playoff basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 99-92. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The NBA playoffs have picked up right where the regular season left off — with key players fighting to stay healthy when they are needed most.

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Lions release Rodney Austin after assault charges

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions released guard Rodney Austin on Tuesday, four days after police in Charlotte, North Carolina, charged him with assault on a female and assault on a child under 12.

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