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It’s the year of the Texas/Big 12 quar­ter­back in the NFL draft. An­drew Luck, who played for Hous­ton Strat­ford, is the No. 1 over­all pick by the Colts. The Red­skins trade up to No. 2 for Heis­man Tro­phy win­ner Robert Grif­fin III of Bay­lor. Texas A&M’s Ryan Tan­nehill goes No. 8 to the Dol­phins. Ok­la­homa State’s Bran­don Wee­den is tabbed No. 22 by the Browns. And in the pos­si­ble steal of the draft, West­lake’s Nick Foles lands with the Ea­gles in round three. Each of the five be­comes his team’s starter as a rookie.

■ Brit­tney Griner and Bay­lor be­come the first NCAA bas­ket­ball team to fin­ish 40-0, rough­ing up Notre Dame 80-61 in the fi­nal.

■ Ken­tucky’s fresh­men phe­noms are too much for Kansas, win­ning 67-59 in the NCAA men’s fi­nal.

■ Hall of Fame bas­ket­ball coach Pat Sum­mitt of Ten­nessee re­signs af­ter she is di­ag­nosed with early-on­set Alzheimer’s.

■ Good-guy golfer Bubba Wat­son is a pop­u­lar first-time win­ner of the Masters.

■ The Austin Toros de­feat the Los An­ge­les Fend­ers to win the NBA DLeague ti­tle.

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