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NEW YORK (AP) - A year ago Collin Sexton had just graduated from high school and was about to embark on his college career at Alabama. The talented point guard chose an unusual route to start his journey to the NBA but after only one year in the shadows of the pre-eminent college football program in the nation Sexton is only the second Crimson Tide freshman to declare for the NBA draft _ and the first under the one-one-done rule.

(AP) - Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green has died at the age of 71. Green won the 1977 U.S. Open and the 1985 PGA Championship in a career that included 19 PGA Tour victories and four on the seniors circuit. He won his U.S. Open despite a threat against his life that he found out about after 14 holes of the final round. He chose to continue playing and held on to the lead. The PGA Tour announced that Green died Tuesday after battling throat cancer.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Wake Forest has added Villanova to its 2020 schedule while its game with Tulane that season has been pushed back to 2027. That came amid a series of schedule changes. The Demon Deacons were scheduled to play Tulane on Sept. 5, 2020. When that game was moved back seven years, Wake Forest's visit to Old Dominion in 2020 was moved up two weeks to replace it. The Villanova game will then fill the ensuing opening on the schedule.

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