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TinCaps slay Dragons for second straight night

The TinCaps shut out the Dayton Dragons, 1-0, at Fifth Third Field on Friday night for their third consecutive win. Fort Wayne has won 10 of its last 13 games and has allowed more than three runs in a game just once during the stretch.

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Swanigan Finishes with 12 Rebounds in Team USA Quarterfinal Win

Reigning champions United States advanced to the Semi-Finals of the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship with a convincing 86-65 victory overItaly. Four players scored in double figures for USA while Diego Flaccadori tallied 21 points for Italy.

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Leo Softball Bumped to 4A

The Leo softball team has officially moved up to Clas 4A. They will be moving up from Class 3A, Sectional 22 to Class 4A, Sectional 5.

FILE - In this April 24, 2015, file photo, Dallas Mavericks' Monta Ellis (11) goes up to shoot against Houston Rockets' Josh Smith, right, in the second half of Game 3 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Dallas. Monta Ellis has found a new home in Indiana. A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Ellis has agreed to terms with the Pacers on a four-year deal worth $44 million. The deal includes a player option for the final year. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. The contract cannot be signed until July 9. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Pacers Sign Monta Ellis For Four Years, $44 Million

Ellis gives the Pacers a better chance of making a smooth transition from the plodding, half-court offense they used to make the Eastern Conference finals in 2013 and 2014 to an up-tempo style that is flourishing around the league.

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Swanigan Nets Team-High 13 Points In U19 Team USA Victory

Homestead High School graduate and Purdue-bound big man Caleb Swanigan tied for the team lead with 13 points as the United States U19 National Team defeated Egypt 92-50 in pool play at the FIBA World Championships on Tuesday.

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Hall Of Famer Rollie Fingers Visits Parkview Field

Hall of Fame relief pitcher, Rollie Fingers visited Parkview Field on Monday night as a part of the Principal Financial Dreams Tour. The three time World Series Champion and 1974 World Series MVP signed autographs, and threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

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Octeus, Watford On Pacers Camp Roster

Two veterans, Solomon Hill and Shayne Whittington, along with the team’s two draft picks, Myles Turner and Joe Young, highlight the Indiana Pacers rookie/free agent camp roster.

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‘Dons sign transfer Xzavier Taylor

PFW head men’s basketball coach Jon Coffman has announced the addition of former Bradley student-athlete Xzavier Taylor to play for the Mastodons starting in the 2016-17 season after sitting out next year because of the NCAA Transfer Residency requirement.

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EJ Tackett captures first PBA win

op qualifier EJ Tackett of Huntington, Ind., threw a string of seven consecutive strikes to defeated Bill O’Neill of Langhorne, Pa., 256-213, to win the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Southwest Open and his first PBA Tour title Sunday at South Plains Lanes.

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Swanigan scores eight points in USA’s 103-81 win over Croatia

In a dominating performance from start to finish, the USA behind 22 points from Jayson Tatum(Chaminade College Prep/St. Louis, Mo.), manhandled Croatia (1-1) 103-81 Sunday evening to improve to 2-0 and position itself to earn Preliminary Round Group A’s No. 1 seed for the Round of 16 at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Heraklion, Greece.