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Boston 92New York 86
Indiana 106Atlanta 83
Houston at Oklahoma City(n)
Coverage, Page C2
Pittsburgh 5N.Y. Islanders 0
Boston 4Toronto 1
San Jose at Vancouver(n)
Coverage, Page C2
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Cleveland 6Philadelphia 0
Pittsburgh 6Milwaukee 4
St. Louis 4Cincinnati 2
N.Y. Mets 7Miami 6
L.A. Angels 5Oakland 4
N.Y. Yankees 5Houston 4
Boston 10Toronto 1
Washington 2Atlanta 0
Chicago White Sox 5Texas 2
Chicago Cubs 6San Diego 2
Kansas City 9Tampa Bay 8
San Francisco at Arizona(n)
Colorado at L.A. Dodgers(n)
Baltimore at Seattle(n)
Coverage, Pages C1, C4
n Pat Summitt will continue in her role as the Tennessee head coach emeritus on Lady Vols coach Holly Warlick's staff next season.
The university announced Wednesday that Summitt had agreed to a one-year contract that will pay her $85,000, less than a quarter of the $354,375 she received for the same role last year.
In her role as head coach emeritus last season, Summitt attended most practices and watched virtually every home game from the stands. She also mentored players and coaches and assisted in on-campus recruiting.
Summitt stepped down as the Tennessee head coach in April 2012, one year after announcing she had early-onset dementia, Alzheimer's type. She posted a 1,098-208 record and led Tennessee to eight national titles and 18 Final Four appearances in 38 seasons. Summitt has since devoted much of her attention to her work with the Pat Summitt Foundation, which is dedicated to fighting Alzheimer's disease.
n Kentucky Derby entry Normandy Invasion, runner-up in the Wood Memorial, is named for the pivotal Allied assault in World War II.
Rick Porter, the colt's owner, decided he could do more to honor that effort than simply naming a horse. He has arranged for four veterans of that campaign to join him at the Derby.
"Three of them were on the beaches for the D-Day Invasion," Porter said. "We reached out, and we were bombarded with names. We found four that were the most mobile that were as close as possible."
Porter's interest in the battle increased after attending the 50th anniversary of the invasion. He hopes the Derby experience and the presence of the veterans helps build awareness of a key moment in history.
"Inner peace is easily achievable once you realize that sometimes all you can do is hope for the best and prepare for the worst." -- Tweet from Brad Keselowski as an appeals board upheld NASCAR's penalties against Penske Racing for a failed inspection last month.
Mike Gross reports on today's Penn State Coaches Caravan visit to Lancaster in Friday's edition. Also, Jason Fulginiti covers tonight's Ephrata-Penn Manor boys' lacrosse game.