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Western Dubuque's Jake Ruden looks to shoot against Sioux City Heelan during their Iowa Class 3A state championship game on March 17, 2001 at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines.

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Western Dubuque's Andy Kelchen shoots over Sioux City Heelan's Joe Bisenius during their Iowa Class 3A state championship game on March 17, 2001 at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines.

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Western Dubuque's Bill Daly drives down the lane against Sioux City Heelan during their Iowa Class 3A state championship game on March 17, 2001 at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines.

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College baseball into July? Coaches say it would save money

A group of college baseball coaches has proposed a later start to the spring season in effort to trim expenses, make the game more fan friendly and reduce injury risk to players.

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Jerry Sloan, coaching great of Jazz glory days, dies at 78

FILE - In this May 12, 2005, file photo, Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan smiles during a news conference in Salt Lake City. The Utah Jazz have announced that Jerry Sloan, the coach who took them to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998 on his way to a spot in the Basketball Hall of Fame, has died. Sloan died Friday morning, May 22, 2020, the Jazz said, from complications related to Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. He was 78. (AP Photo/Fred Hayes, File)

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Jerry Sloan, coaching great of Jazz glory days, dies at 78

The Utah Jazz announced Friday that Jerry Sloan, the coach who took them to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998 on his way to a spot in the Basketball Hall of Fame, has died. He was 78.

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The Shots: Ehlo, Russell playing a role in 'The Last Dance'

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Craig Ehlo drives past the Chicago Bulls’ Michael Jordan during the 1992 Eastern Conference finals.

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Pandemic could change landscape of minor league sports

The Tacoma Defiance, a United Soccer League team based in Tacoma, Wash., play the San Diego Royal in a USL match inside an empty Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash., in March.

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Fauci warns of 'suffering and death' if US reopens too soon

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., left, and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., greet each other with an elbow bump before the Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is to testify before the committee. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)

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UW-Madison students re-create campus life online

UW-Madison graduate Zach Powers works on virtually building Bascom Hall in Minecraft.

Sports

Marc Eversley joins Bulls as GM from 76ers' front office

New Chicago Bulls general manager Marc Eversley addressed the media for the first time on Friday since he was hired this week to replace the fired Gar Forman. Eversley becomes the franchise’s first black GM after four seasons in Philadelphia’s front office.

Sports

Rodman Rules: Armstrong talks Rodman's role in Bulls titles

FILE - In this April 14, 2011, file photo, a formal Chicago Bulls player B.J. Armstrong speaks for President Barack Obama at a fundraising kickoff event at Navy Pier in Chicago. Armstrong, who won three NBA titles with the Chicago Bulls from 1991-83, talks about the ESPN documentary on the last of the team’s six championships. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

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Rodman Rules: Armstrong talks Rodman's role in Bulls titles

FILE - In this June 16, 1998, file photo, NBA Champions, from left: Ron Harper, Dennis Rodman, Scottie Pippen, Michael Jordan and coach Phil Jackson are joined on stage by Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, second from right, during a city-wide rally in Chicago to celebrate the Chicago Bulls 6th NBA championship. Jordan described his final NBA championship season with the Chicago Bulls as a “trying year.” “We were all trying to enjoy that year knowing it was coming to an end,” Jordan told Good Morning America on Thursday, April 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser, File)

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Saints trade up twice in third round to take Baun, Trautman

Wisconsin linebacker Zack Baun speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Biden, DNC ink fundraising deal as he widens party influence

Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez speaks before the start of the Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Sports

NFL following NBA's lead in blurring traditional positions

Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

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NFL following NBA's lead in blurring traditional positions

Alabama defensive back Xavier McKinney speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

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Jordan: Winning 6th NBA title with Bulls was 'trying year'

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Bulls pick Karnisovas as head of operations

Sports

Trump talks with US pro sports leaders to discuss virus

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference Feb. 3 in Miami. Goodell was among the major professional sports commissioners to take part in a conference call with President Trump on Saturday.

Sports

Column: Remembering Final Four that never was in the A-T-L

Dayton’s Obi Toppin drives to the basket against St. Louis forward Jimmy Bell Jr. during a Feb. 1 game. Toppin and the Flyers could have been playing in the Final Four this weekend in Atlanta.

Sports

Michigan State AD defends Izzo after witness report

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo gives instructions against Ohio State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State won 80-69. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

25% of Wisconsin COVID-19 cases hospitalized

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Wimbledon canceled for 1st time since WWII because of virus

Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after he defeated Switzerland's Roger Federer in the men's singles final match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in 2019 in London. Wimbledon was canceled today because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won't be played.

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'The Last Dance' look at Jordan's last title starts April 19

ESPN and Netflix announced today that a 10-part documentary series looking at Michael Jordan’s last championship season with the Chicago Bulls will begin April 19.

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Iowa State cuts ties with aide at center of blackface uproar

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Iowa State cuts ties with aide at center of blackface uproar

Politics

Virus briefings are the new campaign rallies for Trump

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room at the White House, Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Sports

Dayton double: Flyers' Toppin, Grant claim AP top honors

Dayton's Obi Toppin (left) celebrates scoring his 1,000th career point with head coach Anthony Grant after an NCAA college basketball game against Duquesne. Toppin and Grant have claimed top honors from The Associated Press after leading the Flyers to a No. 3 final ranking. Toppin was voted the AP men's college basketball player of the year. Grant is the AP coach of the year.

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Biggest tourney upsets? NC State's '83 title run hard to top

North Carolina State coach Jim Valvano holds the net aloft after his team defeated Houston, 54-52, for the national championship on April 4, 1983 in Albuquerque, N.M.


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