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    The Making of Ja Morant

    A role player as a freshman, the Murray State star stepped out of the shadows and straight into the N.B.A. draft lottery.

    By Marc Tracy

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    Nathan Chen Wins Worlds With a Flawless Free Skate

    Chen made no mistakes and landed four quadruple jumps to finish with 323.42 points on Saturday at the World Figure Skating Championships near Tokyo.

    By The Associated Press

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    N.B.A. Size? Check. N.B.A. Future? That’s More Complicated.

    Central Florida’s Tacko Fall and Florida State’s Christ Koumadje have the stunning size that teams used to love. But the N.B.A. may no longer covet what they’re offering.

    By Seth Berkman

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    Zion Williamson Wills Duke to an Opening Win

    The Blue Devils pulled away after a slow start, and their fellow No. 1 seeds Virginia and North Carolina did the same.

    By Ben Shpigel

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    The Osakas’ Brief Sister Act at the Miami Open

    Mari Osaka, ranked 338th, is the big sister of Naomi, and she got a wild-card entry, playing her first WTA main draw match on Thursday. She acquitted herself well in a 6-2, 6-4 loss.

    By Ben Rothenberg


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    Auburn’s Bruce Pearl: A Coach With Plenty of Ability, Flair and Baggage

    Pearl has made the Tigers into winners, but he was fired by Tennessee in 2011 for lying to the N.C.A.A., and two of his assistants have been sidelined by investigations in the last 17 months.

    By Billy Witz

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    German Clubs and English Teenagers: The Jadon Sancho Effect

    German teams, hungry for young soccer prospects, have discovered a surprisingly deep vein of unmined talent in England.

    By Rory Smith

  3. Defeating the Knicks, the Nuggets Move Into a Tie With the Warriors

    Denver won for the sixth consecutive time, while the Knicks lost their third straight game.

    By The Associated Press

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    Alina Zagitova Follows Olympic Gold With a World Championship

    Zagitova, a 16-year-old Russian, captured her first title at worlds. Elizabet Tursynbaeva became the first woman to land a quadruple jump at the worlds and finished second.

    By The Associated Press

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    Who Won Last Night’s N.C.A.A. Tournament Games

    A roundup of the scores and highlights. It was more than Ja Morant’s breakout performance.

    By The New York Times

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    For Sale: This Massive, Obsessive and (Probably) Obsolete VHS Boxing Archive

    Forty years of boxing matches — as many as 55,000 individual fights — have been painstakingly preserved in a video archive. In the age of YouTube and cloud storage, is it worth anything?

    By Alex Vadukul

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    How Virginia Has Coped With a One-of-a-Kind Loss

    As a No. 1 seed last year, the Cavaliers lost to No. 16 Maryland, Baltimore County. Now they must deal with a similar matchup this year.

    By Marc Tracy

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    Islanders, Shut Out by Canadiens, Are Caught for Second Place

    The Penguins won to pull into a tie with the Islanders, three points behind the first-place Capitals. The Devils lost to the Bruins.

    By The Associated Press

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    U.S., Getting Reinforcements, Keeps Gregg Berhalter Unbeaten

    Three Bundesliga regulars joined the lineup together for the first time for the Americans, who scored on a bizarre goal in the 81st minute.

    By The Associated Press

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    N.F.L. Settlement With Kaepernick and Reid Is Said to Be Much Less Than $10 Million

    The former San Francisco 49ers teammates, who accused the league’s 32 teams of colluding to keep them out of the game, reached a deal last month that included a confidentiality agreement.

    By Ken Belson