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Johnson heads list of Hall finalists

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., April 24 (UPI) -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson, named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, Wednesday highlighted a group of 14 players and coaches and one team named as final

Frank Johnson remains Suns coach

PHOENIX, April 18 (UPI) -- Frank Johnson, who replaced Scott Skiles in mid-February, was given a three-year contract Thursday to remain Phoenix Suns coach.

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BOX OFFICE The animated comedy "Ice Age" opened in first place at the nation's box office with an estimated $47.9 million at 3,316 theaters during the Friday-Sunday period, studio sources said.
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Arizona's Williams breaks leg

TUCSON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman

Diamondbacks tour White House

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- On a day when most of Washington's attention was focused on disturbing videotape, Curt Schilling, Randy Johnson and the Arizona Diamondbacks found a way to prov

Diamondbacks tour the White House

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- On a day when most of Washington's attention was focused on a disturbing videotape, Curt Schilling, Randy Johnson and the Arizona Diamondbacks found a way to pr
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Jerry Colangelo
The Arizona Diamondbacks owner Jerry Colangelo (R) announced that he released Manager Bob Brenly and replaced him with Venezuelan Al Pedrique for the rest of the season on July 2, 2004 in Phoenix, AZ. (UPI Photo/Will Powers)
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Jerry Colangelo November 20, 1939 (1939-11-20) (age 70) in Chicago Heights, Illinois, is an American businessman and sports mogul.

He is the former owner of the Phoenix Suns of the NBA, the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA, the Arizona Sandsharks of the Continental Indoor Soccer League, the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League and the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball. He was also instrumental in the relocation of the Winnipeg Jets of the NHL to Phoenix to become the Phoenix Coyotes, which is now in bankruptcy.

He is the national director of USA Basketball and of the team that represented the United States in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Colangelo also serves as Chairman of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), a nonprofit nonpartisan educational foundation that promotes Italian American culture and heritage. NIAF also serves as the voice for Italian Americans in Washington, D.C.

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