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Ted Cruz beats Jimmy Kimmel (with help from Grayson Allen)

Grayson Allen prepped Ted Cruz and confidently predicted the U.S. senator from Texas would top late-night TV star Jimmy Kimmel in their one-on-one basketball battle. Cruz won his one-on-one game against Kimmel at Texas Southern University in Houston, meaning Kimmel was on the hook to donate $5,000 to the charity of Cruz’s choice.

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How Jon Scheyer rates Duke's prospects in the NBA Draft

Duke’s entire starting five from the team that went 29-8 and reached the NCAA tournament’s final eight are entered in this year’s NBA Draft pool. Duke assistant coach Jon Scheyer knows their games and their personalities better than nearly anyone. He was involved with their recruitment and coached them throughout their Duke careers.

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NCAA rule change means athletes no longer need permission to transfer

Division I college athletes seeking to transfer have an easier path to their new school, the NCAA announced on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A new rule, which goes into effect Oct. 15, removes the previous requirement that athletes to seek permission from their current schools before letting other schools know they’d like to transfer.

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Texas Tech rallies past Duke in first game of Lubbock super regional series

The bullpen that carried Duke to its first NCAA tournament regional title last weekend wasn’t able to hold Texas Tech down in Saturday’s Super Regional opener. The No. 9 seeded Red Raiders scored four runs off Duke relievers, coming from behind twice to beat the Blue Devils 6-4 in game one of the Lubbock super regional at Rip Griffin Park.

Duke coach Chris Pollard on his team's match up with Texas Tech

Duke coach Chris Pollard discusses Texas Tech's pitching and offense ahead of the NCAA Super Regional series between the Blue Devils and the Red Raiders that begins on Saturday, June 9, 2018.