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PRO BASKETBALLJerry Colangelo says he wont seek a third term as chairman of USA Basketball, instead focusing on his role as managing director of the mens national team program. Cheap Hornets Jerseys Authentic .Colangelo says Thursday in a release that he will concentrate on the transition from coach Mike Krzyzewski to Gregg Popovich and building the player pool for the competition cycle through the 2020 Olympics.Colangelo is the only person to serve two terms as chairman. USA Basketballs board of directors will elect a new chairman at its annual meeting on Nov. 14.The Americans won gold again in mens and womens basketball in Rio and are 267-6 since Colangelo began overseeing the organization in 2009. The U.S. is also ranked No. 1 in the world at the boys and girls levels.OAKLAND, Calif. -- Kevin Durant matched his career high with seven 3-pointers and scored 39 points, coolly knocking down long jumpers while thoroughly embarrassing Russell Westbrook and his old Oklahoma City team in Golden States 122-96 rout of the Thunder on Thursday night.This rematch of the Western Conference Finals won by the Warriors in seven games quickly turned into the KD show at sold-out Oracle Arena, where OKC (4-1) took its first loss to leave LeBron James and the champion Cavaliers as the leagues lone unbeaten team.So much for this one being just like any other game for Durant. Even he knew it would certainly mean more once the ball was tipped, a matchup circled on calendars everywhere from the moment he joined the Warriors in July.Westbrook was held to 20 points -- yes, thats right -- after coming in as the NBAs leading scorer averaging 37.8 points.COLLEGE SPORTSBOSTON -- Harvard University is suspending its mens soccer team for the rest of the season over sexual comments made about members of the womens soccer team.University President Drew Faust said in a statement Thursday night that an investigation into the 2012 team found that their appalling comments were not isolated and have continued through the current season.The 2012 document uncovered by The Harvard Crimson student newspaper rated the attractiveness of recruits on the womens team and included lewd comments about them. Members of the mens team called it their scouting report and circulated it online.Athletics Director Robert Scalise has sent an email to student athletes announcing that the university will forfeit its remaining games of the season.The soccer team is currently ranked first in the Ivy League.HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Education is hitting Penn State with a record $2.4 million fine for violating a law that requires colleges and universities to report campus crimes and warn people if their safety is threatened.The fine announced Thursday was the result of a five-year federal investigation into how Penn State officials handled complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky before he was charged in 2011 with child molestation.The agency says Penn State largely ignored many of its duties under the Clery Act. Its the largest fine issued under the law.It says the school violated regulations when it didnt warn students and employees of the forthcoming charges against Sandusky, who was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse.Penn State says its reviewing the findings.BASEBALLPHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies have declined their contract option on longtime first baseman Ryan Howard.The team also turned down an option on pitcher Charlie Morton. Both moves were expected, and Philadelphia made them official Thursday.Howard had a $23 million option for next year and instead gets a $10 million buyout. The 2006 NL MVP was the last remaining member of Philadelphias 2008 World Series championship team. He ranks second on the franchise home run list with 382 and third in RBI with 1,194.Morton started four games in his only season with the Phillies before tearing a hamstring. His mutual option called for $9.5 million, and instead he receives a $1 million buyout.Both players become free agents. Wholesale Hornets Jerseys . -- Linebacker Myles Jack ran for four touchdowns, defensive end Cassius Marsh caught a scoring pass, and No. Cheap Hornets Jerseys . The team also announced Tuesday that the Braves will wear a commemorative patch on the right sleeve during the season. The patch, shaped like home plate, carries the number 715, Aarons autograph and a "40th Anniversary" banner. http://www.wholesalehornetsjerseys.com/miles-bridges-jersey/ .Y. -- Canadas Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse have another World Cup gold medal after winning the two-women bobsled race on Saturday in Lake Placid, N. COLLEGE FOOTBALLAUSTIN, Texas -- Texas says nothing has been decided on football coach Charlie Strong.Longhorns athletic director Mike Perrin, in the face of swirling reports that school officials had decided to fire Strong at the end of a third bad season, dismissed them as rumors and said the coach would be evaluated after playing TCU on Friday.Perrin, who has been publicly supportive of Strong all season, didnt say Strong would return.There are a number of rumors out there about the status of Coach Strong. Ive said it all along, we will evaluate the body of work after the regular season. We have a game to get ready for against TCU on Friday, and I hope our fans will come out and support our team. Well discuss where things stand after that, Perrin said.That sets up an awkward Monday for Strong when he addresses reporters on the Big 12 coaches conference call, and then later at his weekly campus news conference, which is televised by the Longhorn Network.UNDATED -- The Big Ten placed three teams in the top five of The Associated Press college football poll for the first time in 56 years, setting up a No. 2 vs. No. 3 matchup for Ohio State and Michigan.Alabama was a unanimous No. 1 in the poll released Sunday. The Buckeyes were No. 2 and Wolverines No. 3. They meet in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday in a game with Big Ten and national championship implications.Clemson is No. 4, and No. 5 Wisconsin gives the Big Ten three of the first five for the first time since Nov. 7, 1960, when Minnesota was No. 1, Ohio State was No. 3 and Iowa was No. 5.Louisville dropped eight spots to No. 11 after getting trounced by Houston, which jumped in at No. 18.AUTO RACINGHOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Jimmie Johnson tied Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt with a record seven NASCAR championships when the hard-luck breaks of racing turned Sundays title-deciding finale into his crowning moment.Johnson probably had the worst car of the four championship contenders at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but a strange sequence of events opened the track for him to take the title over Carl Edwards, Joey Logano and defending champion Kyle Busch. Cheap Stitched Hornets Jerseys. .Edwards was in position to win until a caution with 10 laps remaining set up a wild sequence that ruined his title hopes. Edwards tried to block Logano on the restart, wound up wrecked, and it was Johnson who drove through the wreckage to take the championship lead.Johnson had to withstand two more restarts, including one in overtime, to score his first career victory at Homestead in the most monumental race of his career.PRO FOOTBALLNFL kickers missed like never before Sunday, setting a record with 12 failed extra point attempts.Kickers missed left and right, had kicks blocked and hit the uprights. Kickers missed in the wind and indoors. With several games left, kickers already had the most misses in one week since the NFL merger.The NFL moved extra-point attempts back before last season because the kicks had become routine, and professionals almost never missed. The 18-yard attempt became a 35-yarder. In Week 13 of last season, kickers missed eight. That mark was eclipsed by mid-afternoon Sunday.OLYMPICSGLASGOW, Scotland -- Russian sport is a long way from convincing the world that it has cleaned up its act, the World Anti-Doping Agency declared Sunday, pointing to the states failure to accept it was behind a doping program, its continued obstruction of testing, and a series of cyberattacks.Russia is seeking readmission to WADA a year after being declared non-compliant with the doping code, following the publication of a report detailing widespread cheating in track and field.Fresh evidence of state-backed doping cover-ups was revealed by investigators ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Games, although WADAs recommendation of a blanket ban on Russias Olympic team was rejected by the IOC.Russias integrity is set to be challenged again when Canadian law professor Richard McLarens final doping report is published on Dec. 9, with the focus on winter sports.WADA also said Sunday that a gene doping test will be used shortly by accredited laboratories. 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