Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84

Eddie Sutton, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament, died Saturday. Sutton's family said in a statement he died of natural causes at home in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area, surrounded by his three sons and their families. ''Dad and Mom treated their players like family and always shared the belief that his teachings went beyond the basketball court,'' the family wrote.

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As Native Americans fight virus, basketball takes a timeout

Basketball is woven into the fabric of Native American life. Kids dribble balls on dirt courts and shoot at makeshift rims on some reservations while tournaments are held in state-of-the art buildings on others. Players and fans may travel hundreds of miles to play and watch games of ''Rez ball,'' the fast-paced, no-shot-is-a-bad-one version of hoops played by Native Americans.

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