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Magic hire former player Scott Skiles as head coach

In this Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 file photo, Milwaukee Bucks head coach Scott Skiles watches the final minutes of the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat in Miami. The Orlando Magic have hired former player Scott Skiles as their next head coach, Friday, May 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The next chapter in Orlando Magic basketball will be led by one of its most familiar faces.

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Reddick takes charge late to win Truck Series race at Dover

Spencer Gallagher (23) gets sideways next to Korbin Forrister, top, during a NASCAR Trucks series auto race, Friday, May 29, 2015, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Tyler Reddick took the lead with seven laps left and held on to win the Camping World Truck Series race Friday night at Dover International Speedway.

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Spieth in contention after rain alters course at Nelson

Cameron Percy walks by dead minnows on the 11th fairway during the second round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Irving, Texas. Overnight storms flooded parts of the golf course delaying the start of play.(AP Photo/LM Otero)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth wasn’t sure what par was at his hometown AT&T Byron Nelson and thinks it actually might have helped him through some frustrating early holes.

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Rangers to purchase Gonzalez’s contract

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers announced Friday they will purchase the contract of right-hander Alex “Chi Chi” Gonzalez on Saturday, and he is scheduled to make his Major League debut that night, starting against the Boston Red Sox.

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Hart shuts down Radford in Indiana’s 7-1 win

Indiana's Will Nolden (11) celebrates with Chris Sujka (4)  after Indiana defeated Radford 7-1 in a game at the Nashville Regional of the NCAA college baseball tournament in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, May 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Hart scattered five hits in seven innings, leading Indiana to a 7-1 win over Radford in the first round of the Nashville NCAA Regional on Friday.

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