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Keith hits post, Hawks can't extend lead

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Keith hits post, Hawks can't extend lead

Besides the Raffi Torres hit on Marian Hossa, there have been several others that appear to have simply been missed by this crew of Walkom, Walsh and Watson, with linesmen Lazarowich and Murray.

A spear here, a goalie interference there. But the Hawks still haven't been able to get more than the one past Mike Smith on Andrew Brunette's final-minute tip-in in the first, including a pair of power plays in the second, so the lead is still as slim as it can be.

Duncan Keith hit a post, point-blank, with two minutes remaining. Shots are 22-20 Coyotes heading into the final frame.

I'll be back after Postgame Live on CSN for final thoughts. Be sure to watch for what will be some interesting locker room reaction from Joel Quenneville and his players.

Kirk Hinrich sent U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland into basketball retirement

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Kirk Hinrich sent U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland into basketball retirement

U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland used to be a basketball star. Then he ran into Kirk Hinrich.

Woodland, who won the 119th U.S. Open Championship on Sunday at Pebble Beach, shared a story about how he transitioned from basketball to golf.

Woodland was attending Washburn University in Kansas, and as a freshman in 2002 he and the Ichabods played the Kansas Jayhawks in an exhibition game.

It was during that game - a 101-66 Kansas victory - that Woodland said he realized he wasn't going to make it as a hooper.

"That decision got forced on me,” Woodland told reporters after his U.S. Open victory. "I had to guard Kirk Hinrich, and I realized, I’m going to have to do something else."

No one can blame Woodland for feeling that way. That Jayhawks team went on to win 30 games and, behind Hinrich and Nick Collison, advanced to the national championship game where they lost to freshman star Carmelo Anthony and Syracuse.

Hinrich went on to become the 7th overall pick in the historic 2003 NBA Draft and played 13 NBA seasons with the Bulls, Hawks and Wizards.

Woodland, ironically, transferred to the University of Kansas as a sophomore and joined the golf team. The rest is history for the major championship winner.

NBA Mock Draft: How the Anthony Davis trade shakes things up

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USA TODAY

NBA Mock Draft: How the Anthony Davis trade shakes things up

The NBA world was turned on its head this past weekend when the New Orleans Pelicans reportedly agreed to trade Anthony Davis to the LA Lakers for a host of players and picks.

Here's how that trade can and will affect the NBA Draft in three days with our latest NBA Mock Draft.