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Basketball

Clippers’ arena at center of legal battle

The land along West Century Boulevard in Inglewood where the Los Angeles Clippers plan to build an arena is easy to miss, a bleak stretch of fenced-off vacant lots near a fast-food restaurant selling fried chicken and motel offering simple rooms for $80 a night.

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Lillard, McCollum lead Blazers over Timberwolves

PORTLAND, Ore. – One reason the Minnesota Timberwolves were optimistic headed into their four-game road trip was that they were humming ever since Robert Covington and Dario Saric joined the team. The Wolves had defeated Portland, their opponent Saturday, by 16 at Target Center with both in the lineup and were primed to avenge a season-low 30-point loss at the Moda Center.

Penn State basketball guard Tony Carr says he sees a future in the NBA

Penn State basketball guard and sophomore Tony Carr announced April 2 that he intends to sign with an agent and will enter the 2018 NBA draft. Carr averaged 19.7 points for the Nittany Lions in 2017-18.