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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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Warriors grant Lakers permission to interview Luke Walton

The 36-year-old Walton, who won two championships during his nine seasons playing for the Lakers, guided defending champion Golden State to a record 24-0 start this season while filling in for Kerr when the coach was on a leave of absence following complications from two back surgeries.

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Goff, Wentz at ease in Chicago before NFL draft

The 2016 NFL football draft prospects are in the Windy City getting ready to hear their name called.

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NBA & NHL Playoff Scoreboard

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS Final Charlotte 90 Miami 88 Final Portland 108 LAC 98 Final Golden State 114 Houston 81…

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Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games

After Wednesday's ceremony, the flame will travel to Switzerland, where it will visit the United Nations building in Geneva and the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.

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Players chosen in NFL draft need to plan for the long game

Every year, the National Football League draft makes a number of strapping young men very, very rich. But a word of advice from former NFL stars: Start thinking about your next career right away.

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Uncharted territory: Predators gear up for game 7

Call it a new frontier for the Nashville Predators, one the Anaheim Ducks know all too well.

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Venues ready, but many challenges remain for Rio Games

With 100 days to go before the Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, the nation famous for doing things at the last minute faces a novel situation: The venues are ready, but the host does not appear to be.

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Clippers lose Paul, Griffin for rest of playoffs

The Los Angeles Clippers were hit with a double whammy on Tuesday.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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DeRozan scores 34, Raptors rally for 3-2 lead over Pacers

The second-seeded Raptors, who can clinch the first seven-game playoff series victory in franchise history by beating the Pacers in Indiana on Friday night.

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Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp

The Olympic flame, on a 106-day journey from the game's ancient birthplace in southern Greece to Rio de Janeiro, made a symbolic stop at a United Nations-run refugee camp in Athens.

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Griffin out for rest of playoffs, Paul has hand surgery

The team says Griffin had an MRI on Tuesday that revealed no further structural damage to the quad that sidelined him for 45 games earlier in the season. Paul had surgery to repair a right hand fracture sustained in the third quarter of Monday night's 98-84 loss.

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Jamarcus Russell wants another chance at the NFL

In a video for Sports Illustrated, Russell says "God makes things happen for a reason. Who's to say? You might see me back. You never know, man. You never know. Whatever it is... I can be a water boy and work my way into a scout team. It doesn't matter, I'll go play for free."

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.

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Golden State’s Steve Kerr wins Coach of the Year

Kerr got 64 first-place votes from the panel of 130 media members who regularly cover the league. Portland's Terry Stotts was second in relatively close voting. San Antonio's Gregg Popovich was third.

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Skip Bayless leaving ESPN when contract up at end of August

The network announced the move Tuesday, a day after news broke that "Monday Night Football" play-by-play voice Mike Tirico is departing ESPN for NBC.

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Johnny Manziel indicted in alleged attack on ex-girlfriend

Manziel's ex-girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, told Dallas police that Manziel repeatedly hit her and threatened to kill her during a night out on Jan. 30.

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NHL: Team values vs. odds of winning the Stanley Cup

A look at the likelihood of a team winning the Stanley Cup versus what they are worth.

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Court: Brady must serve 4-game ‘Deflategate’ suspension

The ruling overturns a lower judge and sides with the NFL in a battle with the players union.

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Woods feels ‘nice and smooth’ after first holes of the year

Tiger Woods played his first stretch of golf holes since last August on Monday at a course opening in Montgomery, Texas to fuel speculations that he could return soon.

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Bellevue native Myles Jack selected by Jaguars

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Jacksonville traded up two spots to get Jack, who had been widely projected to go early in the first round. The Jaguars traded the 38th and 146th (fifth round) overall picks to Baltimore to grab Jack.

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18yo arrested on suspicion of abandoning son in Everett dumpster

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Police got a tip this week that she had been pregnant and then appeared not to be pregnant anymore, refusing to talk about what happened.

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Ducks fire coach Bruce Boudreau after early playoff exit

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Boudreau had spectacular regular-season success with the Ducks, leading them to four consecutive Pacific Division titles while going 208-104-40 in nearly five seasons in charge.

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WWU rowing heads to WIRA championships

The Western Washington University women's rowing team. Courtesy of WWU Athletics

WWU will race against rivals Humboldt State and UC San Diego, both ranked right behind the Vikings in the West Region rankings.

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Rounds 2 & 3 today in the NFL Draft

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Hear all the action from the NFL Draft right now on KPUG!