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Indiana senior forward Collin Hartman out indefinitely following knee surgery

Indiana had a significant player suffer a non-contact knee injury last week. The school announced Wednesday that senior forward Collin Hartman's left knee went under the knife to "repair damage" after a non-contract drill sidelined him. When will Hartman be back? The school didn't say. We also don't know the true nature of the injury. Non-contact knee injuries vary in terms of severity. (CBS Sports)

Vin Scully honored following final home broadcast, celebrates with team in locker room

After Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager tied Sunday's game vs. the Colorado Rockies with two outs in the bottom of the 9th...Charlie Culberson walked off the Dodgers to an NL West division pennant the following inning. As he's been doing for the franchise since the year 1950, Vin Scully was on the mic for the call. (FOX Sports)

See Kansas' $12 million basketball dorm, where players lounge, study and play

McCarthy Hall, which opened in 2015, houses up to 16 Kansas men's basketball players and 17 other students not affiliated with the program. The $12 million building sits a few hundred feet to the southeast of Allen Fieldhouse on Naismith Drive in Lawrence. McCarthy Hall contains a half-court basketball facility, media room, multipurpose room, balcony, game room and barbershop. (KU Hoops)

2016-17 College Basketball Preview: Programs on the Rise, Decline

Virginia Tech on the Rise: It looks as though the Hokies are ready to take the next step forward. They’re returning the bulk of last year’s team that went 10-8 in the ACC, won its last five regular-season games and knocked off Florida State in the conference tournament. They also picked off a pair of top ten teams during the year in Miami and North Carolina. (NBC Sports)

Marlins honor Jose Fernandez on emotional night

The boy, only 6, turned to his father as he prepared to write a personal message to Jose Fernandez on the makeshift Wall of Remembrance outside Marlins Park. “How do you spell love?” he asked. You spell it the way the Miami Marlins did Monday night. (Palm Beach Post)

Les Miles will be remembered for a lot of things, mostly good, on and off the field

There’s little doubt that first and foremost, Les Miles will be remembered for leading the LSU football team to the 2007 BCS national championship, the third in program history. But the 62-year-old Miles, who was fired Sunday just four games into his 12th season with the Tigers, will long be remembered for myriad things — many of them on the field, some off. (Baton Rouge Advocate)

Amiable Arnold Palmer probably held the unofficial record for most autographs ever signed

Everybody has an Arnold Palmer story. That tends to happen to somebody like Palmer, who was accessible, likable and one of the most influential sports personalities of all time. Palmer, who died on Sunday at the age of 87, probably has the unofficial record for most autographs ever signed. (Winston-Salem Journal)

The death of José Fernandez is a loss for us all

Called my mother with the awful news Sunday morning. Had such a hard time getting out the words that she thought something terrible had happened to me. I know how much she loved José Fernandez. As a player. As a personality. As a symbol of strength and pride for our people. (Miami Herald)

Brian VanGorder fired as Notre Dame defensive coordinator

A day after saying he was pleased with the defensive coaching efforts in Notre Dame's 38-35 loss to Duke, Brian Kelly announced on Sunday that defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder has been relieved of his duties. On Sunday, Kelly explained why he defended VanGorder on Saturday night after the game and then fired him the next day. (WNDU)

The voice of baseball: Get to know Vin Scully, the man behind the mic

Vin Scully is only the finest, most-listened-to baseball broadcaster that ever lived, and even that honorific does not approach proper justice to the man. He ranks with Walter Cronkite among America’s most-trusted media personalities, with Frank Sinatra and James Earl Jones among its most-iconic voices, and with Mark Twain, Garrison Keillor and Ken Burns among its preeminent storytellers. (Sports Illustrated)

LSU fires Les Miles after 2-2 start, names Ed Orgeron interim coach

LSU has fired football coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach, the school announced Sunday. Miles' firing, first reported by the Baton Rouge Advocate, comes one day after LSU lost 18-13 at Auburn when referees overruled what had appeared to be a game-winning touchdown. (ESPN.com)

Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. Alastair Johnson, CEO of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, confirmed that Palmer died Sunday afternoon of complications from heart problems. (Associated Press)

15 of the best tweets about Duke’s stunning win over Notre Dame

Duke shocked Notre Dame by beating them 38-35 on Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium. The game started with two touchdowns scored by the Fighting Irish, but by halftime, Duke had the 28-21 edge. Within the last couple minutes, it was a 19-yard field goal that wound up being the game-winner. (USA Today)

Duke Loses All-American Kick Returner Devon Edwards

Duke redshirt senior safety and three-time All-America kick returner DeVon Edwards will miss the remainder of the 2016 season after suffering torn left anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in Saturday’s 38-35 win over Notre Dame. Edwards ends his 44-game collegiate career with 327 tackles. He also returned 74 kickoffs for 2,060 yards for a 27.84 average and six touchdowns. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, 24, dies in boating accident

Jose Fernandez, the ace right-hander for the Miami Marlins who escaped Cuba to become one of baseball's brightest stars, was killed in a boating accident early Sunday. Fernandez was 24. Fernandez was one of three people killed in a crash off Miami Beach. Chief Petty Officer Nyxolyno Cangemi told The Associated Press that a Coast Guard patrol boat spotted an overturned boat at 3:30 a.m. (Associated Press)

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