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Knicks end season with numerous questions for Phil Jackson

NEW YORK — Mike Woodson dutifully stepped onto the podium before the Knicks finished off a disappointing season with Wednesday night’s 95-92 win over the Raptors and — as he has endured for much of the season — the questions were more about his fate than the game that followed. But on this night, even Woodson seemed resigned to the knowledge that this might be the last time he had to address it.

Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack.

Players union is not the answer

A union is a large-tool solution for workers who share common interests and injustices. It only seems like the right tool and remedy for NCAA athletes, until you start weighing whether it would actually create more economic opportunities and more benefits for more players, than it would destroy. It’s the wrong tool for this job.

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Texas speedway hopes to lure Final Four fans

FORT WORTH, Texas — Common sense apparently isn’t something NASCAR is interested in using when it comes to scheduling races. There’s no explanation why one of Texas Motor Speedway’s two biggest weekends is taking place with the Final Four coming to town.