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  • • All-League: Pioneer Athletic Conference Girls’ Team is announced
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/3/21 Pioneer Athletic Conference All-League Girls’ Team, 2021: Liberty DivisionFirst Team All-DivisionPOSITION FIRST NAME LAST NAME SCHOOL GRADEAttack Jayme Weber Methacton JuniorAttack Kaleigh Funk Perkiomen Valley SeniorAttack Allie Schell Boyertown JuniorAttack Gracyn Smith Owen J. Roberts JuniorDefense Colby Wasson Owen J. Roberts SophomoreDefense Mikayla She...2021
  • • All-League: Pioneer Athletic Conference boys’ squad announced
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/26/21 The All-Pioneer Athletic Conference Boys’ Team: Player of the Year: Nick Teets Spring-FordOffensive Player of the Year: Justin Sanelli MethactonDefensive Player of the Year: Max Neeson Pottsgrove First TeamPOSITION FIRST NAME LAST NAME SCHOOL GRADEAttack Nicholas Teets Spring-Ford SeniorAttack Justin Sanelli Methacton SeniorAttack Jack Scaliti Perkiomen Val...2021
  • • West Chester rolls past Seton Hill, 19-8, for PSAC championship
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/9/21From Press Release One team was making its 30th appearance in the conference championship game and the other was there for the first time. That difference showed up in the opening minutes of each half and was all the hosts needed to come away with its third straight Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) […] The post West Chester rolls past Seton Hill,...2021
  • • Women’s lacrosse: Florida blitzes Temple for AAC title
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/8/21From Press Release The Temple lacrosse team (12-5, 7-3 AAC) fell 19-4 to No. 7/8 Florida (16-2, 10-0 AAC), 19-4, in the American Athletic Conference championship Saturday afternoon. Despite the loss, this marks the highest finish Temple has had in postseason play since the 2016 season. Recapping the Game Goalkeeper Shana Hecht saved […] The post Women’s...2021
  • • Men’s lacrosse: Cabrini rolls past Neumann for 20th straight conference championship
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/8/21From Press Release The No. 5 ranked Cabrini men’s lacrosse continued its championship winning ways today, as the Cavaliers scored a 19-5 win over Neumann to win the program’s 20th consecutive conference championship. The Blue and White claimed 18 straight titles in the Colonial States Athletic Conference and each of the last two […] The post Men&#...2021
  • • Women’s lacrosse: Temple downs Vanderbilt to advance to AAC championship
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/6/21From Press Release Belle Mastropietro (Springfield-Delco) scored four goals, while Charessa Crosse and Bridget Whitaker (Springfield-Delco) added hat tricks as Temple took a 16-11 win against Vanderbilt Thursday in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Championship at Donald R. Dizney Stadium, sending the Owls to championship final for...2021
  • • No. 4 West Chester Advances to PSAC Championship with 17-11 win over ESU
    Phillylacrosse.com, posted 5/5/21From Press Release Trisha Baud (West Deptford) scored a career-high six goals while teammate Lindsay Monigle (Cape Henlopen) dished out a career-best seven assists en route to a nine-point day as West Chester downed East Stroudsburg, 17-11, in the semifinals of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Women’s Lacrosse Tournament Wednesday. Fourth-ran...2021
  • • Perkiomen Valley closes out 9-0 league campaign to clinch first Pioneer Athletic Conference title and 1st crown since 2006
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/6/21Staff Report Perkiomen Valley had last won a boys’ lacrosse championship in 2006 – in a conference, the Penn Valley League, long since disbanded. But in recent years, the Vikings had come close, falling to perennial champion Spring-Ford in the league title game in 2018 and 2019. And after the lost COVID-19 year […] The post Perkiomen Valley closes...2021
  • • College honors: Monmouth’s Hervada (Haverford School) named MAAC Co-Defensive Player of the Year
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/2/21From Press Release Monmouth senior Chris Hervada (Haverford School) was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Co-Defensive Player of the Year. Hervada also was voted to the All-MAAC First Team, while Matt Soutar (Lenape) and Dillon Smart (Garnet Valley) secured Second Team honors for Monmouth. Hervada earned All-MAAC First Team honors on […] The...2021
  • • Boys’ lacrosse: Perkiomen Valley rallies for 8-7 win over Spring-Ford in early PAC showdown
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/10/21 – Staff Report Dane Hagen knew full well how much Perkiomen Valley’s dramatic 8-7 win over visiting Spring-Ford Friday night in a Pioneer Athletic Conference opener meant to his program. “You see this win isn’t just a win for the 2021 PV boys’ lacrosse team, it’s a win for all of our […] The post Boys’ lacrosse: Perkiomen Valle...2021

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Athletic Conference injury and suspension

  • • Big East, AAC Teams Navigate a New Conference Scene After Florida Move
    Lindsey Ronbeck and her current Florida teammates have never lost a Big East conference game.  And they won’t. Their three-year-long streak will remain because the Gators are on the move again — out of the Big East and into the American Athletic Conference which is sponsoring women’s lacrosse for the first time this year. Florida was in the American Lacrosse Conference from its inaugural season in...2018
  • View from Above: A head-scratching draft, but for the right reasons?
    • View from Above: A head-scratching draft, but for the right reasons?
    2018
  • • Ronbeck's Value to Florida Magnified In Return from Injury
    On March 13, Lindsey Ronbeck was trying to redefend in a game against Navy when her right leg slipped and her left knee bent in awkwardly. “The way I fell, I knew I did something,” said the Florida junior attacker. “It all happened so fast. I didn’t know if I heard a pop or felt a pop. I was thinking the worst.” She wasn’t alone. Amanda O’Leary’s heart sank, too. She’d already seen midfielder Bria...2018
  • • Cabrini's 'Cool Hand Luke' is Division III Preseason Player of the Year
    B efore every game, Jordan Krug goes through the same routine, even listening to the same EDM SoundCloud remixes on his Beats headphones. It doesn’t matter if it’s an NCAA tournament game or a Colonial States Athletic Conference clash in which Cabrini is heavily favored. Krug, a junior attackman, simply wants to win, an attitude that coach Steve Colfer said is contagious for the Cavaliers. “Quinte...2018
  • • Maryland, Adelphi, William Smith Ranked No. 1 in Final In-Season Nike/USL Top 20s
    Maryland, Adelphi and William Smith are the top-ranked teams in the Nike/US Lacrosse Division I, II and III Top 20, respectively, as the NCAA tournaments begin. These are the final rankings updates until after the conclusion of the NCAA tournaments. Nike/US Lacrosse Rankings Division I Men | Division I WomenDivision II Men | Division II WomenDivision III Men | Division III Women Bracket Breakdowns...2017
  • • Meet Mike Daly, The Coach Who Never Played Lacrosse
    M ike Daly, tall, Irish and carrying the sturdy body of a 44-year-old former football and baseball player, usually invokes the irony of his life’s work at least once a year — with a line of self-deprecating yet incisive humor directed at the group of 18- to 22-year-olds sitting before him. “But what do I know?” he’ll deadpan in a darkened team film room. “I never played lacrosse.” Perhaps he’s jus...2017
  • • Patriots struggling with Falcons speed
    HOUSTON -- Two of the key characteristics the Falcons brought into the Super Bowl LI matchup with the Patriots were youth and speed. They were both on full display in the first half as New England struggled to deal with Atlanta’s speed on both sides of the ball and found itself shockingly down 21-3 after 30 minutes of play at NRG Stadium. Defensively the Falcons young speedsters swarmed to the foo...2017
  • • Despite loss to York, Salisbury men's lacrosse got a lift from freshman faceoff specialist T.J. Logue
    2016
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    2016
  • • Kenrick Ellis, Vikings Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Analysis
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  • • Chris Bonner: The Best QB Draft Prospect You Haven't Heard About Yet
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  • • The Can-Do Kid: Becky Hammon's Incredible Journey from Rapid City to the NBA
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Athletic Conference trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Miami Heat sign rookie Precious Achiuwa
    The Miami Heat have signed rookie Precious Achiuwa. Achiuwa (whose name is pronounced “ah-CHEW-uh”), was drafted 20th overall in the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft by the Heat. He did big things in college basketball, having been named 2019-20 American Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year In his … Continue reading "Miami Heat sign rookie Precious Ach...2020
  • • Memphis forward Precious Achiuwa to enter 2020 NBA draft
    Here’s ESPN.com reporting on a top prospect for the next NBA draft: Memphis freshman forward Precious Achiuwa is entering the 2020 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Friday… Achiuwa, the No. 12 prospect in the ESPN Top 100, emerged as one of the most productive freshmen in college basketball, winning American Athletic Conference Player of … Continue reading "Memphis forward Precious Achi...2020
  • • Big East, AAC Teams Navigate a New Conference Scene After Florida Move
    Lindsey Ronbeck and her current Florida teammates have never lost a Big East conference game.  And they won’t. Their three-year-long streak will remain because the Gators are on the move again — out of the Big East and into the American Athletic Conference which is sponsoring women’s lacrosse for the first time this year. Florida was in the American Lacrosse Conference from its inaugural season in...2018
  • • Wellesley (Mass.) Breakthrough Lands It in Nike/USL HSG National Top 25
    After losing in the sectional semifinals three straight seasons, Wellesley (Mass.) broke through in a big way. The previously unranked Raiders claimed their first Division 1 South championship and then kept on going — topping Longmeadow (Mass.) then topped previously unbeaten Walpole (Mass.) 7-5 en route to the Division 1 state championship. Wellesley thus enters the Nike/US Lacrosse High School G...2018
  • • Longmeadow Rises in Nike/USL HS Girls’ National Top 25
    With the Massachusetts state finals on the horizon, Longmeadow (Mass.) jumped into this week’s Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ National Top 25 at No. 21 after a dominant postseason run, featuring its 17th straight regional (Western Mass.) championship title with a 15-2 rout of Minnechaug (Mass.). Meanwhile, in Missouri, MICDS (Mo.) captured its fifth state title in six years, jumping into the ...2018
  • • Torrid Finish Sends CBA Soaring in Nike/USL HS Girls’ National Top 25
    Darien’s dethroning in Connecticut and Christian Brothers Academy’s rise in New York bore the greatest impact on this week’s Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ National Top 25. CBA, previously ranked No. 25, skyrocketed to No. 7 with its run to the New York Class A title. The Brothers, sitting at 5-3 near the end of April, finished on a tear, winning 13 straight games and not allowing any of its ...2018
  • • Cold Spring Harbor, Bishop Ireton Join Top 10 of Nike/USL HSG National Top 25
    The Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ National Top 25 saw Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) and Bishop Ireton (Va.) move into the Top 10 this week, up eight spots to No. 5 and one spot to No. 10, respectively.  Plus, five teams hop into the rankings – No. 13 West Islip (N.Y.), No. 15 John Jay-Cross River (N.Y.), No. 19 North Rockland (N.Y.), No. 22 Oak Knoll (N.J.) and No. 25 Christian Brothers Academy ...2018
  • • Mount Sinai, Northport Move Into Top 10 of Nike/USL HSG National Top 25
    Mount Sinai (N.Y.) and Northport (N.Y.) both advanced in the rapidly unfolding New York state playoffs, and both enter the top 10 of the Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ National Top 25 this week. The No. 5 Mustangs rallied late to defeat Rocky Point (N.Y.) in the Suffolk Class C semifinals, while the No. 6 Tigers remained undefeated this season with a win over Riverhead (N.Y.) in the Suffolk C...2018
  • • Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls' National Top 25 Stabilizes
    The dust has settled after Notre Dame Prep’s historic win over McDonogh, snapping the Eagles’ 198-game winning streak in the IAAM championship game, and the Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ National Top 25 remains largely unchanged. Among top-10 teams who solidified their status with titles: No. 7 Georgetown Visitation (D.C.) claimed its first-ever ISL championship, defeating tournament Cinder...2018
  • • Seahawks sign rookie LB Shaquem Griffin
    The Seahawks have officially signed fifth-round linebacker Shaquem Griffin and fifth-round defensive back Tre Flowers. With those moves, only defensive end Rasheem Green remains unsigned, as shown on PFR’s tracker.  Griffin was one of the most inspirational stories to come out of this year’s draft. The UCF product lost his left hand due to a rare condition but never gave up on his football dream. ...2018

Athletic Conference stats and results

  • • Women’s honors: ODU’s Siskind (Henderson), Lehigh’s Dickey
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/23/21 – From Press Releases The American Athletic Conference selected Lilly Siskind (Henderson) as its Attack Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday. Siskind scored seven goals and added three assists for 10 points in two games as the Old Dominion women’s lacrosse team split with East Carolina to being competition in […] The post Women...2021
  • • Monmouth’s Hervada (Haverford School) named to all-MAAC Preseason team
    Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/4/21From Press Release The Monmouth University men’s lacrosse team – coached by Ridley grad Brian Fisher – has been picked to finish third in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s Annual Preseason Coaches’ Poll, it was announced by the conference on Wednesday afternoon. Monmouth (40 points) finished behind Marist (63) in the poll, as [&...2021
  • • Pistons sign Zach Lofton and Johnny Hamilton
    The Detroit Pistons have signed Zach Lofton and Johnny Hamilton. It’s likely that the signings are non-guaranteed deals that merely bring the players to training camp. Lofton, 6-4, 180, played last season at New Mexico State where he averaged 20.1 points and 5.0 rebounds per game and was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Hamilton, [...]...2018
  • • Wellesley (Mass.) Breakthrough Lands It in Nike/USL HSG National Top 25
    After losing in the sectional semifinals three straight seasons, Wellesley (Mass.) broke through in a big way. The previously unranked Raiders claimed their first Division 1 South championship and then kept on going — topping Longmeadow (Mass.) then topped previously unbeaten Walpole (Mass.) 7-5 en route to the Division 1 state championship. Wellesley thus enters the Nike/US Lacrosse High School G...2018
  • • Longmeadow Rises in Nike/USL HS Girls’ National Top 25
    With the Massachusetts state finals on the horizon, Longmeadow (Mass.) jumped into this week’s Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ National Top 25 at No. 21 after a dominant postseason run, featuring its 17th straight regional (Western Mass.) championship title with a 15-2 rout of Minnechaug (Mass.). Meanwhile, in Missouri, MICDS (Mo.) captured its fifth state title in six years, jumping into the ...2018
  • • Torrid Finish Sends CBA Soaring in Nike/USL HS Girls’ National Top 25
    Darien’s dethroning in Connecticut and Christian Brothers Academy’s rise in New York bore the greatest impact on this week’s Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ National Top 25. CBA, previously ranked No. 25, skyrocketed to No. 7 with its run to the New York Class A title. The Brothers, sitting at 5-3 near the end of April, finished on a tear, winning 13 straight games and not allowing any of its ...2018
  • • Way-Early 2019 Rankings: No. 5-No. 1 (Division I Women)
    2019 has a tough act to follow. The 2018 college lacrosse season sent us on a wild ride, a journey that on Memorial Day ended with first-time champions in five of six divisions, men and women. It’s entirely too early to predict what’s in store for next spring. We’ll try, anyway.  Way-Early 2019 Rankings Division I MenNo. 25- No. 21No. 20- No. 16No. 15- No. 11No. 10- No. 6No. 5-No. 1 Division I Wom...2018
  • • Cold Spring Harbor, Bishop Ireton Join Top 10 of Nike/USL HSG National Top 25
    The Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ National Top 25 saw Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) and Bishop Ireton (Va.) move into the Top 10 this week, up eight spots to No. 5 and one spot to No. 10, respectively.  Plus, five teams hop into the rankings – No. 13 West Islip (N.Y.), No. 15 John Jay-Cross River (N.Y.), No. 19 North Rockland (N.Y.), No. 22 Oak Knoll (N.J.) and No. 25 Christian Brothers Academy ...2018
  • • Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls' National Top 25 Stabilizes
    The dust has settled after Notre Dame Prep’s historic win over McDonogh, snapping the Eagles’ 198-game winning streak in the IAAM championship game, and the Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ National Top 25 remains largely unchanged. Among top-10 teams who solidified their status with titles: No. 7 Georgetown Visitation (D.C.) claimed its first-ever ISL championship, defeating tournament Cinder...2018
  • • View from Above: A head-scratching draft, but for the right reasons?
    2018

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  • • Big East, AAC Teams Navigate a New Conference Scene After Florida Move
    2018
  • • View from Above: A head-scratching draft, but for the right reasons?
    2018
  • • Ronbeck's Value to Florida Magnified In Return from Injury
    2018
  • • Ben Duhoski Cementing Place Among Denison's All-Time Greats
    Mike Caravana states without hesitation where Ben Duhoski stacks up in the annals of his 25-year coaching career at Denison. “Ben’s one of the top four or five guys I’ve coached here,” Caravana said. “He can do a multitude of things, and is such a good athlete where we can put him anywhere on the field.” It’s high praise from Caravana, a former four-time All-American attackman at Virginia who has ...2018
  • • Cabrini's 'Cool Hand Luke' is Division III Preseason Player of the Year
    2018
  • • How Season-Ending Upsets Burst the Pool C Bubble
    The dust has settled after a wild weekend of conference tournament action, and a largest-ever field of 34 teams have their dancing shoes on for the NCAA Division III men’s lacrosse tournament, kicking off Tuesday with a pair of play-in contests before the first round Wednesday. With a whopping 12 of the Nike/US Lacrosse Division III Top 20 teams falling in their conference tournaments, the bubble ...2017
  • • Meet Mike Daly, The Coach Who Never Played Lacrosse
    2017
  • • Left by Teammates, Overlooked by Fans, Damian Lillard Finds Anger Is an Energy
    2016
  • • Syracuse Lacrosse Is The Donahue Family Business
    2016
  • • Carson Wentz: Separating Fact from Fiction About the Draft's Most Baffling QB
    2016

Top Athletic Conference news

  • • Left by Teammates, Overlooked by Fans, Damian Lillard Finds Anger Is an Energy
    2016
  • • The Can-Do Kid: Becky Hammon's Incredible Journey from Rapid City to the NBA
    2014
  • • Mariano Rivera Jr to Nationals: Twitter Reacts as RHP Selected in 2015 MLB Draft
    2015
  • • Chris Bonner: The Best QB Draft Prospect You Haven't Heard About Yet
    2015
  • • Chris Ivory's Baggage Is Light, and He's Powering the Jets to Contender Status
    2015
  • • The Redskins' newest undrafted free-agent signing is also Bob Marley's grandson
    Nico Marley is 5-foot-8, 200 pounds and a two-time first-team All-American Athletic Conference pick...2017
  • • UCF LB Shaquem Griffin finds motivation, blueprint in Von Miller's path to NFL
    The former American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year plays with just one hand, but he's never let that stop him. Miller has provided some of that motivation....2018
  • • UCF LB Shaquem Griffin finds motivation, blueprint in Von Miller's path to NFL
    The former American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year plays with just one hand, but he's never let that stop him. Miller has provided some of that motivation....2018
  • • American Athletic Conference agrees to add Wichita State in time for 2017-18
    The Shockers will be the men's basketball favorites in the AAC this upcoming season...2017
  • • Is Mike Pereira the Most Trusted Man on Sundays?
    2015
  • • Carson Wentz: Separating Fact from Fiction About the Draft's Most Baffling QB
    2016
  • • Why Oakland Raiders Defensive End Max Valles Needs Extensive Snaps in 2015
    2015
  • • Mariano Rivera III: Prospect Profile for Nationals' 4th-Round Pick
    2015
  • • Cabrini's 'Cool Hand Luke' is Division III Preseason Player of the Year
    2018

Athletic Conference fantasy rankings and news

  • • Meet Mike Daly, The Coach Who Never Played Lacrosse
    2017

Athletic Conference schedule, game

  • • SWAC moves fall sports to after start of 2021 calendar year
    The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced on Monday that it is postponing its fall sports calendar until after the start of the 2021 year. The decision affects the sports of football, men’s and women’s cross country, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball. Per the release from the conference, football is rescheduled to have an eight-week training period [more]...2020
  • • Memphis vs. Cincinnati: Live stream, watch online, TV channel, kickoff time, odds, line, prediction, pick
    American Athletic Conference title and New Year's Six hopes hang in the balance...2019
  • • Pistons sign Zach Lofton and Johnny Hamilton
    2018
  • • Big East, AAC Teams Navigate a New Conference Scene After Florida Move
    2018
  • • Wellesley (Mass.) Breakthrough Lands It in Nike/USL HSG National Top 25
    2018
  • • 2018 AAC win total picks, predictions: Will UCF and Memphis play for it all again?
    Win total selections and odds for all 12 teams in the American Athletic Conference ahead of the 2018 season...2018
  • • Longmeadow Rises in Nike/USL HS Girls’ National Top 25
    2018
  • • Torrid Finish Sends CBA Soaring in Nike/USL HS Girls’ National Top 25
    2018
  • • Way-Early 2019 Rankings: No. 5-No. 1 (Division I Women)
    2018
  • • Cold Spring Harbor, Bishop Ireton Join Top 10 of Nike/USL HSG National Top 25
    2018

Athletic Conference rumors, scandals

  • • Bishop Ireton Tops NDP, Sits No. 3 in Nike/USL HSG National Top 25
    McDonogh (Md.) retains its usual spot atop the Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls National Top 25, but Bishop Ireton has put some pressure on the top team this season. Bishop Ireton took down Notre Dame Prep (Md.) in a Top 5 battle, and sits at 4-0 on the season. Sophomore Reilly Casey has 23 points through the first four games, including a 12-assist, five-goal game against Milton (Ga.). The North...2018
  • • Bishop Ireton Sits No. 3 in Nike/USL HSG National Top 25
    McDonogh (Md.) retains its usual spot atop the Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls National Top 25, but Bishop Ireton has put some pressure on the top team this season. Sophomore Reilly Casey has 23 points through the first four games for No. 3 Bishop Ireton, including a 12-assist, five-goal game against Milton (Ga.). The Northeast is yet to compete in 2018, but will be in action soon. Skip to: Nat...2018
  • • Glenelg Country School Enters Nike/USL HSG National Top 25
    McDonogh (Md.) retains its usual spot atop the Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls National Top 25, but Bishop Ireton has put some pressure on the top team this season. Sophomore Reilly Casey has 23 points through the first four games for No. 3 Bishop Ireton, including a 12-assist, five-goal game against Milton (Ga.). The Northeast is yet to compete in 2018, but will be in action soon. Update: A pr...2018
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    2017
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    2016
  • • Dark-Horse 2016 NBA Draft Prospects Who Could Be a Steal
    2016
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    2015
  • • The Can-Do Kid: Becky Hammon's Incredible Journey from Rapid City to the NBA
    2014

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