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Skyforce Will Get New Coach

Skyforce Will Get New Coach

The D-League Skyforce won’t have coach Joel Abelson back next season.  The team’s NBA parent club is the Miami Heat, which declined to retain Abelson, according to the “Argus Leader” of Sioux Falls.  The Skyforce was 25-and-25 last season and missed the playoffs by one game in Abelson’s only season as head coach.

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A Palestinian walks on the rubble of the house of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, hit by a pre-dawn Israeli strike, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Early Tuesday, Israel warplanes struck a series of targets in Gaza City, including Haniyeh's house and government offices, while Gaza's border area with Israel was hit by heavy tank shelling.

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