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Georgetown hires Adair as women’s basketball coach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Natasha Adair is the new women’s basketball coach at Georgetown.

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Ogwumike, Sims expected to lead WNBA draft class

Last year had the ‘Big Three’ with Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins leading the way at the WNBA draft. This time it’s Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike and Baylor’s Odyssey Sims who are the consensus top two picks.

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Hartford parade to honor UConn basketball teams

Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie, left, talks with Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in his office on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Hartford, Conn., to celebrate UConn men's and women's NCAA college basketball championships. AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Huge crowds have turned out for a downtown Hartford victory parade celebrating the national championships won by the University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball teams.

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Eye injury sidelines Wambach for NWSL opener

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach has been ruled out from playing in the Western New York Flash’s NWSL season-opener at Washington because of a fractured orbital bone below her left eye.

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Edna Kiplagat wins her 1st women’s London Marathon

Wilson Kipsang of Kenya celebrates his win as he crosses the finish line during the London Marathon in London, Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

LONDON (AP) — The last of the elite runners to arrive in London but the first over the line, Wilson Kipsang’s week of travel chaos had no impact on his marathon running. The world record-holder saw off a strong field to capture his second London title by breaking the course record on Sunday.

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