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Report: Pitino interested in Nets job

Rick Pitino wants to be the next coach of the New Jersey Nets according to a report Thursday.

Pitino denies interest in Nets job

Rick Pitino has denied a report that he wants to be the next coach of the New Jersey Nets.

No. 8 Duke pulls away from UNC on road

The shots kept clanging off the rim — open look after open look — yet Mike Krzyzewski repeatedly told his Duke players not to get frustrated.

U.S. ski star Vonn to test ailing shin in training run

Before the Olympics even start, Lindsey Vonn has gone from a favorite to win multiple medals to a question mark of how many, if any, races she'll even ski.

daytona crash video

daytona crash video

Report: Braves make offer to Damon

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Atlanta Braves have made an offer to free agent outfielder Johnny Damon.

Danica pics

Danica pics

It can't get much worse for Tar Heels

Everyone, including archrival Duke, is smacking down North Carolina these days.