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Friday’s Sports Minute

Blues and Avs work overtime, Wainwright beats error-prone Nats, and more.

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Heat playoff run could decide James’ future in Miami

Anything less than a third consecutive NBA title could lead to the breakup of their Big Three.

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South Korean MLB prospect Choi banned for doping

Seattle Mariners prospect Ji-man Choi has been suspended for 50 games.

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yesterday

Wildcats G James Young to enter NBA draft

Young helped Kentucky reach the final before it lost 60-54 to Connecticut last week. He averaged 14.3 points.

This undated photo provided by the Broward Sheriff's Office shows Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Johnson. A judge has set bond at $2,500 for Johnson, who is being held in a Florida jail on a domestic violence charge after his wife accused him of head-butting her during an argument. Johnson's defense attorney, Adam Swickle, says Johnson posted the bond early Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, though jail records show he had not yet been released. Swickle says a no-contact order has been issued that prevents Johnson from contacting his wife, Evelyn Lozada.

yesterday

Montreal team signs Chad Johnson to 2-year contract

The former Pro Bowler last appeared in an NFL game during the 2011 season with New England.

Duke forward Jabari Parker and Kansas guard Andrew Wiggins look for a possible rebound off a free-throw attempt during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Chicago. Kansas won 94-83.

yesterday

Duke loses Jabari Parker to the NBA draft 

Coach Mike Krzyzewski says in a statement Thursday it was "an honor for us to have him in our program."

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

The Thunder secure No. 2 seed, the Cubs' visit to Yankee Stadium doesn't go well, and more.

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Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

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yesterday

Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) walks off the field before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn.

Wednesday

Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson 

In a text message to The Associated Press, Johnson confirmed it was a two-year deal.

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl, center, shakes hands with investment firm executives Wesley Edens, right, and Marc Lasry, at a news conference after reaching a deal to sell the franchise Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Milwaukee. The deal is subject to approval by the NBA and its Board of Governors.

Wednesday

Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens.

With his attorney, Shannon Lopez, left, beside him Kevin Edson is arraigned in Boston Municipal Court, Wednesday, April 16 2014, in Boston. Edson was arrested Tuesday near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings. Edson was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday following his initial court appearance and ordered held on $100,000 bail. He is due back in court on May 7.

Wednesday

Patrols increase near Marathon finish line

Police have stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line, a day after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack.

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Wednesday

Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

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Wednesday

Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper are challenging the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.

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Wednesday

Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius plans to adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday.

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Wednesday

Wednesday Sports Minute

Clippers keep pressure on Thunder, Knicks top Nets, Cards shut down Brewers, and more.

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Wednesday

Phelps’s return to swimming shrugged off by fellow Olympians

The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward the 2016 Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers.

Umpires Jeff Kellogg, left, and D.J. Reyburn, listen to the replay umpires during a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Washington.

Tuesday

MLB officials defend instant reply

Bob Bowman, chief executive officer of MLB Advanced Media, says the system based at his company's office has largely worked.

Michigan guard Nik Stauskas (11) drives against Michigan State guard Gary Harris (14) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Big Ten Conference tournament Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Indianapolis.

Tuesday

Michigan losing Stauskas, Robinson to NBA

The Wolverines lost Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway to the NBA last year as underclassmen, but retooled well enough to win the Big Ten title and advance to an NCAA tournament regional final.

A Philadelphia Phillies coach stands next to a sign honoring Jackie Robinson day prior to a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, April 15, 2013, in Cincinnati.

Tuesday

MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig retired Robinson's No. 42 in 1997 on the 50th anniversary of the big league debut of the Brooklyn Dodgers first baseman.

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