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HOUSTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Maurice Jones-Drew ran for 84 yards with a score Sunday and the Jacksonville Jaguars dealt Houston a ninth straight loss, 13-6.

NFL: Houston 24, Dallas 6

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COL FB: Arkansas 29, Mississippi 24

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COL FB: Arkansas 30, Tulsa 23

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Former NBA star Dennis Johnson dies

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Basketball Hall of Fame finalists named

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Dennis Johnson
SLP2003092855- ST. LOUIS, September 28 (UPI) -- Arizona Cardinals Josh Scobey celebrates his 100 yard kickoff return for a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams with teammate Dennis Johnson at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on September 28, 2003. The Rams defeated the Cardinals 37-13. .SC/SR/SCOTT ROVAK UPI

Selected by Seattle SuperSonics

Dennis Wayne Johnson (September 18, 1954 – February 22, 2007), nicknamed "DJ", was an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns and Boston Celtics and coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. He was an alumnus of Dominguez High School, Los Angeles Harbor College and Pepperdine University.

A prototypical late bloomer, Johnson overcame early struggles and had a successful NBA playing career. Drafted 29th overall in 1976 by the Seattle SuperSonics, Johnson began his professional career as a shooting guard. He eventually led the Sonics to their only NBA championship in 1979, winning the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award (MVP). After a short stint with the Phoenix Suns, he became the starting point guard for the Boston Celtics, with whom he won two more championships. Johnson was voted into five All-Star Teams, one All-NBA First and one Second Team, and nine consecutive All-Defensive First and Second Teams. Apart from his reputation as a defensive stopper, Johnson was known as a clutch player who made several decisive plays in NBA playoffs history.

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