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Summitt's 'great ride' ends at 64

Obama leads tributes for record-setting, trail-blazing women’s basketball coach

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pat Summitt put women's basketball on her back, breaking down barriers with her indomitable spirit and demanding respect for female athletes on her way to becoming the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history.

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Special K: Cubs' slugger makes history

CINCINNATI -- When Kris Bryant reached the dugout after his record-setting third homer, thousands of Cubs fans in the stands cheered for a curtain call. A few teammates wanted him to take a bow, too.

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All-Star state

The Lake Hamilton Optimist Park 8-year-old All-Star competed in their state tournament last weekend in Conway.

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Pride of Lakeside

The Lakeside Rams 8AAA USSSA team recently completed a 34-15 season, finishing a state semifinalist to eventual winner Cabot last weekend at Maumelle. The Rams won a pair of tournaments, the P2A Slugfest in Little Rock and P2A All-American tournament in Sheridan.

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Much news to digest in year's first half

If for nothing else, the first half of 2016 will be remembered for the comings, in new-found splendor, of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and the goings, unexpected all, of Muhammad Ali, Prince and heaven's newest angel, Pat Summitt.

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