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Timberwolves go to Towns with NBA draft’s No. 1 overall pick

Karl-Anthony Towns already had completed an animated hand slap with his father, hugged and kissed his mother and shook hands with several more people before he finally huddled for a brief moment with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. After months of excitement and stress culminated in the Minnesota Timberwolves selecting him first overall, Towns smiled, exhaled and let out a “Wooo!”

Tiger Woods’ game is spinning, and so is he

GAINESVILLE, Va. — The camera shot of Tiger Woods on the satellite link-up from his corporate headquarters in Florida was a tight one — all receding hairline and open collar and weary eyes. The assembled reporters and tournament officials gathered at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club for the Quicken Loans National media day could make out little about the room 1,000 miles away where Woods sat, though everyone already knew one thing: There was an enormous elephant in it.