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T'wolves win Garnett's return game

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Garnett made an emotional return to Minnesota with an ear-splitting reception and his Timberwolves overcame a jittery start to beat the Washington Wizards 97-77 on Wednesday night.

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Jordan leaves big impression on Lion hoops

JESSIEVILLE -- "Old Uncle Jonny." "Mr. Nice Guy." "Big ol' teddy bear." Jessieville boys basketball coach Eddie Lamb has described his gentle giant in the middle, senior Jonny Jordan, in such terms this year. But with the season winding down, Lamb has noticed a different side to his center. "He's a senior, and seniors do this," Lamb said. "It's not my first time to see this. Seniors tend to get really emotional, and they play every minute hard. They're playing like it's the last thing they have left."

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Protecting ball key, says new UA coach

FAYETTEVILLE -- Inheriting two 1,000-yard running backs and adding the special title of special-teams coordinator enticed Jemal Singleton to leave his Oklahoma State's running-backs coaching position and join Bret Bielema's Arkansas football staff.

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Tidwell, Lady Troy clinch title

Berniezha Tidwell's slow first quarter belied what was to come. Tidwell began the second quarter on a 10-0 run, fueled by steals on four straight possessions, leaving Lakeside reeling. Hot Springs rolled to a 50-21 road victory, securing its second-straight 5A-South championship with one game left in the regular season.

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Oklahoma St. aide completes UA staff

FAYETTEVILLE --With dual titles of running-backs coach and special-teams coordinator, Jemal Singleton has been hired away from Oklahoma State by Arkansas coach Bret Bielema as the final piece to his revamped Razorback football staff.

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