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Jul 3, 2014 — Basketball player Josiah Brown can dribble with either hand; he has a spin move and he regularly hits shots from outside the lane. But he's still just 4.
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Jun 4, 2014 — The lawyer says Donald Sterling will honor last week's deal by his estranged wife to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
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May 6, 2014 — Andy Roeser will step down effective immediately. His leave comes a week after Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life from the league for making racist comments.
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Apr 9, 2014 — Both the men's and women's teams are Division I basketball champions this year. Only once before has a school done that in the same year: UConn, in 2004.
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Apr 8, 2014 — For the first time in history, two teams meet in the NCAA women's title game with perfect records. Not for the first time in history, two coaches face off who don't like each other.
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Apr 6, 2014 — The undefeated Connecticut and Notre Dame could meet in a record-setting final Tuesday, if they can get past Stanford and Maryland, respectively, today. All four programs have won past titles.
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Apr 1, 2014 — Maryland plays Louisville and Stanford faces North Carolina tonight. The winners then head to Nashville for a chance at the NCAA women's basketball championship. Two undefeated teams are waiting.
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Mar 30, 2014 — Students and fans hurled beer and fireworks at police after an overtime defeat Saturday night. The police responded with dozens of rounds of pepper balls and force.
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Mar 30, 2014 — "It's over," declared the headline at the Philadelphia Inquirer. After weeks filled with nothing but losses, the Philadelphia 76ers finally won a basketball game Saturday night.
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Mar 24, 2014 — Brackets have been busted across the nation. Kansas, Duke and Syracuse are among the top teams that bounced out. Now who do you think will win the Division I men's college basketball championship?
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