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Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky wins 2015 John R. Wooden Award

Frank Kaminsky on Friday morning was announced as the winner of the 2015 John R. Wooden Award, meaning the Wisconsin senior has now swept all …

Lauren Hill dies after fighting brain tumor to play college basketball

Lauren Hill, who inspired many by fighting an inoperable brain tumor to realize her dream of playing college basketball, died Friday morning. She was 19.<p>Hill was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma just after turning 18, but remained committed to playing at Mount St. Joseph, a Division …

Steph Curry sets new single-season record with 273rd 3-pointer

The Golden State Warriors played the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle on Thursday night, and with five 3-pointers in the first half, Steph Curry set the new record for the most threes made in a single season.<p>The previous player to hold that record? Steph Curry, in 2012 when he made 272, which was …

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Walter Scott's passenger meets with police as family plans burial

<b>Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) —</b> The casket is draped with an American flag, and Walter Scott is dressed in a dark suit.<p>A white banner with a blue star refers to his favorite NFL team. It says: "Tradition, the Cowboys way."<p>A few mourners trickled into the Fielding Home For Funerals in Charleston, …

One dead, 8 injured in northern Illinois town after large tornado

Supercell thunderstorms produced a large tornado that touched down Thursday night in northern Illinois, killing one person and injuring eight others in one tiny community as severe weather pummeled the Midwest.<p>One person was killed in the tiny community of Fairdale, James Joseph with the Illinois …