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FILE - Kentucky's Oscar Tshiebwe (34) celebrates late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Auburn in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. UConn guard Tristen Newton announced Wednesday, May 31, 2023, that he is withdrawing his name from the NBA draft and will return to school as the Huskies attempt to repeat as national champions. A number of other college players have similar decisions to make and have not made their intentions known. Those include Zach Edey of Purdue, Kentucky's Oscar Tshiebwe, Missouri's Kobe Brown, UCLA's Adem Bona, Judah Mintz of Syracuse, Jordan Walsh of Arkansas and Terrence Shannon Jr. of Illinois. (AP Photo/James Crisp, File)

Champion UConn gets Newton back at NBA draft deadline; Kentucky's Tshiebwe stays in

Connecticut's reign as NCAA champion will begin with multiple starters having left for the NBA draft and one returning after flirting with doing the same.

FILE - LSU head coach Kim Mulkey holds the winning trophy after the NCAA Women's Final Four championship basketball game against Iowa Sunday, April 2, 2023, in Dallas. LSU won 102-85 to win the championship. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

No 'joke': Biden celebrating LSU, UConn champion basketball teams at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's sports Friday at the White House.

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FILE - Air Force quarterback Haaziq Daniels, left, and Air Force running back Brad Roberts, right, look on as President Joe Biden holds a football during an event to present the Commander-in-Chief's trophy to the Air Force Academy in the East Room of the White House, Friday, April 28, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Sports no sure respite from politics when title-winning athletes visit the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Calvin Coolidge wasn't as big a baseball fan as his wife, Grace.