UPDATED: Driver unhurt in overturned fuel tank; closure to last 2, 3 hours

The off-ramp to Palmer at the Palmer-Wasilla Interchange is expected to remain closed for two to three hours as of 3 p.m., troopers say. The 63-year-old driver, Stephen Blodgett, is unhurt. 

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Rockets' Howard detained at airport with gun

Dwight Howard, Houston Rockets

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Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was found to be toting a handgun in his carry-on bag last Friday at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport but was allowed to hand it over to an associate after he was detained.

Grizzlies rookie Martin breaks foot, faces surgery

Jarell Martin, Memphis Grizzlies

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Memphis Grizzlies forward Jarell Martin suffered a broken left foot during a workout Wednesday after a collision with another player.

Hawks to retire Mutombo's number

Dikembe Mutombo, 2014

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The No. 55 that Dikembe Mutombo wore while playing for the Atlanta Hawks will be retired by the team this fall.

Kings' Divac adds GM title

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Vlade Divac, who already was calling the shots for the Sacramento Kings' front office, received the title of general manager on Monday, the team announced.

Dawkins dies of heart attack at 58

Darryl Dawkins

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Darryl Dawkins, the NBA star known as "Chocolate Thunder" because of his powerful dunks, died of a heart attack Thursday.

Derrick Rose accused of raping ex-girlfriend

Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, 2011

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A former girlfriend of Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has filed a lawsuit against the NBA player and two of his friends, claiming that they drugged and gang-raped her two years ago.

A representative for Rose said Thursday the allegations are "...

Smith to re-sign with Cavaliers

J.R. Smith, Steph Curry, 2015 NBA Finals Game One

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Guard-forward J.R. Smith announced Thursday night on Instagram that he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers next season.

Jordan wins $8.9 million lawsuit

NBA great's name, image used to sell steaks


Michael Jordan was awarded $8.9 million in a court ruling handed down by a jury in Chicago on Friday night in a case against a supermarket chain that included his name in a promotion without consent.

76ers' Embiid to miss a second season

Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers

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The Philadelphia 76ers will hold out Joel Embiid during the 2015-16 season after he underwent a bone graft and had two screws replaced in his ailing right foot, general manager Sam Hinkie said Wednesday.

She's the boss: Is future of coaching female?

Jen Welter, Arizona Cardinals news conference

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Say goodbye to the old boys' club that's been filling vacant managerial slots since the dawn of professional sports, and welcome in the dynamic women that have been rising up the ranks everywhere from the NBA to the PGA.

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