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Pacers have little to consider: Just pay Roy Hibbert, says Bob Kravitz | Indianapolis Star |
Roy Hibbert is in a position to make an average of $14 million a year, assuming — and we’re not assuming anything at this point — the Indiana Pacers match the Portland Trail Blazers’ four-year, $58 million offer sheet.

2012 NBA free agency -- Boston Celtics near deal to bring back Jeff Green, Danny Ainge says - ESPN Boston
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge hinted that a deal to bring back free agent Jeff Green is nearing completion.

Jason Clark joins Miami Heat Summer League team
Georgetown guard Jason Clark has been invited to participate in the Miami Heat's Summer League. Clark went undrafted in the 2012 NBA Draft. But the Heat saw something in him and decided to extend an invite.

‘Ted,’ ‘Magic Mike’ team for big box-office weekend - The Washington Post
LOS ANGELES - A bear and some beefcake ruled the weekend box office as the talking teddy comedy "Ted" led with a $54.4 million debut while the male-stripper tale "Magic Mike" opened at No. 2 with $39.1 million.

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Boise State stays with Big East; questions left for Mt. West
Sports other than football likely to end up in Big West pending negotiations with league presidents. Nevada, others officially in Mountain West.

USA 17 opens FIBA World Championship with win over Australia - MaxPreps News
In the opening game of preliminary play at the FIBA U17 World Championship in Lithuania, California sharpshooter Stephen Domingo provided a team-high 17 points as the United States downed Australia, 89-67.

2013 Mock Draft |
Otto Porter sitting at 19.

So why do some chimps attack? - Technology & science - Science - -
Chimpanzees have made headlines in recent years for several unprovoked attacks against humans, the latest last week at the Jane Goodall Institute Chimpanzee Eden in South Africa. The severely injured victim, University of Texas graduate student Andrew Oberle, remains in intensive care.