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NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

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Emmert supports more efficient, effective NCAA

NCAA President Mark Emmert believes college sports can address the concerns of union organizers without changing the entire model.

Jake Schrum, 10, of Cedar Lake, Ind., holds a sign during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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For Wrigley, it’s party of a century

Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals pounded the Kansas City Packers in the first game at the Chicago ballpark, Wrigley got quite the birthday bash on Wednesday afternoon

Retired NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady throws a pitch at the Sugar Land Skeeters baseball stadium Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sugar Land, Texas. McGrady hopes to try out as a pitcher for the independent Atlantic League Skeeters.

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Tracy McGrady signs with baseball team

The former NBA star signed Wednesday to pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters in the independent Atlantic League.

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Suns’ Dragic voted NBA’s most improved

Phoenix guard Goran Dragic, whose breakout campaign helped his team to a 23-win improvement, was named most improved player.

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Phelps facing toughest challenge yet

Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life.

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Pujols joins 500 club

Albert Pujols belted two homers to reach the 500 home run milestone as he powered the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-2.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, April 23.

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Tuesday

Pujols’ 500th HR helps Angels beat Nationals 7-2

Pujols is the first player to collect Nos. 499 and 500 in the same game, according to STATS. About three months past his 34th birthday, he's also the third-youngest to get to 500.

Pittsburgh Pirates' Travis Snider, left, takes down Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez (27) as Brewers' Rickie Weeks, right, joins a skirmish between the two teams during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh Sunday, April 20, 2014. Gomez and Snider were ejected from the game.

Tuesday

MLB suspends 4 after Brewers-Pirates brawl

Major League Baseball has suspended four players involved in last Sunday's brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers.

After Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison (2) made a three-point basket in the final seconds against Wisconsin to win the game 74-73, he celebrates with Julius Randle (30) at the end of their NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Tuesday

Kentucky freshman Julius Randle to enter NBA draft 

Randle averaged 15.0 points and 10.4 rebounds and was voted to The Associated Press' All-America third team.

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Tuesday

Spurs Popovich named NBA Coach of the Year

Gregg Popovich was voted NBA Coach of the Year, becoming a three-time winner of the award.

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Bulls Noah named Defensive Player of the Year

Joakim Noah was named the NBA's defensive player of the year, the first player from the franchise since Michael Jordan in 1988.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, April 22.

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Tuesday

Dodgers star accused of wrongdoing in journey from Cuba to Big Leagues

As young Cuban slugger Yasiel Puig is earning millions on the baseball field but a bizarre story is unfolding in U.S. court documents.

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Tuesday

11 times we wish we could have sat courtside with Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson is almost as good at being a basketball fan as he is an actor. Here's a few times we wish we could have sat courtside at the Lakers with the screen legend.

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin put the ball to his face as he reacts to being called for a foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Clippers won 117-101.

Monday

NBA Playoffs: Clippers crush Warriors; Grizzlies edge Thunder

Blake Griffin scores 35 points as Clippers set playoff scoring mark. Zack Randolph leads Memphis to OT to tie up series.

Utah Jazz head coach Ty Corbin watches the action during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.

Monday

Jazz not bringing back head coach Tyrone Corbin

The Jazz announced Monday that the team won't be offering Corbin a new contract. The team said in a release that it will begin searching for a new coach immediately.

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman checks the scoreboard during a timeout in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Minneapolis, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

Monday

Wolves’ Adelman retiring after 23 years

Adelman made the announcement on Monday, five days after the Wolves wrapped up a disappointing 40-42 season.

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) reaches out to try to block a shot by Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Dallas.

Monday

Bulls’ Noah the Defensive Player of the Year

Noah joins Michael Jordan in 1988 as the only Bulls players to win the award.

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Keyshawn Johnson arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Retired NFL star Keyshawn Johnson allegedly fought with an ex-girlfriend at his California home.

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The actor has pulled out of "Midnight Rider," two months after a camera assistant died while filming a scene.

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Emmert supports more efficient, effective NCAA

NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

NCAA President Mark Emmert believes college sports can address the concerns of union organizers without changing the entire model.

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For Wrigley, it’s party of a century

Jake Schrum, 10, of Cedar Lake, Ind., holds a sign during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals pounded the Kansas City Packers in the first game at the Chicago ballpark, Wrigley got quite the birthday bash on Wednesday afternoon

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Tracy McGrady signs with baseball team

Retired NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady throws a pitch at the Sugar Land Skeeters baseball stadium Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sugar Land, Texas. McGrady hopes to try out as a pitcher for the independent Atlantic League Skeeters.

The former NBA star signed Wednesday to pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters in the independent Atlantic League.

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