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UConn men’s basketball coach Dan Hurley turns down $70 million LA Lakers contract, ESPN says

By Wayne Sterling, CNN (CNN) — University of Connecticut men’s basketball head coach Dan Hurley said he will remain at the school after reports he was flirting with the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers for the same position. The Lakers offered the coach of the reigning back-to-back NCAA champion Huskies a six-year, $70 million contract, according to ESPN, to fill

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Kansas City Chiefs’ Rashee Rice promises to ‘mature and continue to grow’ amid legal issues

By Jacob Lev and Ben Church, CNN (CNN) — Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice says he wants to “mature and continue to grow” amid off-the-field legal issues. Earlier this offseason, Rice was involved in a six-car crash in Dallas in which two people were hospitalized with minor injuries. Rice and Southern Methodist University player Theodore Knox are now

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Max Verstappen navigates chaotic race in treacherous conditions to win third consecutive Canadian Grand Prix

By Ben Church, CNN (CNN) — Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday – his third successive triumph in Montreal – after the three-time world champion expertly navigated an unpredictable race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The Dutchman had started second on the grid and avoided trouble amid changing weather

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Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark playing in late May. USA Basketball’s roster for the women’s Olympic basketball team that will chase gold in Paris this summer will not include WNBA rookie sensation Caitlin Clark

Caitlin Clark left off Team USA roster for Paris Olympics

WISH, CNN By Kevin Dotson, CNN (CNN) — USA Basketball’s roster for the women’s Olympic basketball team that will chase gold in Paris this summer will not include WNBA rookie sensation Caitlin Clark, according to CNN sports analyst Christine Brennan. Brennan wrote in USA Today, citing three unnamed sources, that Clark’s omission from the team was due in

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Brazilian table tennis player Bruna Alexandre set to make history with Olympic and Paralympic selection

By George Ramsay and Duarte Mendonça, CNN (CNN) — Table tennis player Bruna Alexandre will make history later this year as the first person from Brazil to compete at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Earlier this week, the Brazilian Table Tennis Confederation announced that Alexandre, a one-armed athlete who has won four Paralympic medals,

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