Marcus Smart to NBA draft

Marcus Smart's tumultuous NCAA career is over. As expected, the Oklahoma State sophomore point guard will enter the 2014 NBA draft, taking his immense talent -- and fiery attitude -- to the next level. Smart entered the year as one of the five highest-rated prospects, but saw his stock slip a bit in the face of a late-season suspension and occasional shooting struggles. He's still ranked No. 8 in Chad Ford's Top 100, though, and an almost-certain top-10 pick. What does the future hold for Smart?

What do you make of Marcus Smart's decision to declare for the NBA draft?

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  • If you were an NBA GM, would Marcus Smart's on-court behavior negatively affect his draft stock?

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  • Where would you place Marcus Smart on your 2014 draft board if you had equal need at all positions?

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  • What is Marcus Smart's NBA future?

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  • Which of these point guards will have the better NBA career?

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Manhattan to keep Masiello

Lying on his résumé cost Steve Masiello the chance to coach the South Florida men's basketball team, but won't cost him his old job at Manhattan. The school on Monday announced that Masiello can return to the Jaspers once he completes his undergraduate degree, which he falsely said he already earned at Kentucky. Masiello is 10 credits shy and will take classes during the next couple of months, according to sources. Associate head coach Matt Grady will take over in the interim. Do you agree with the decision?

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  • If you were a collegiate athlete, would you think less of your head coach if it came out that he/she lied on a résumé?

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  • If you were a Manhattan basketball player, which would bother you more about Steve Masiello?

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  • Have you ever lied about something on your résumé?

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Derek Jeter played in his final home opener Monday, and a trio of familiar faces was on hand to celebrate: Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte, who along with the star New York Yankees shortstop make up the team's famed Core Four. Where do Jeter and the rest of the Core Four place on the list of Yankee greats? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

Greatest Yankees

Yogi Berra

Bill Dickey

Joe DiMaggio

Whitey Ford

Lou Gehrig

Reggie Jackson

Derek Jeter

Mickey Mantle

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The Bruins continue to dominate the NHL landscape, and Pierre LeBrun has them as the top team for the fourth straight week in his power rankings. Boston had a temporary hiccup with losses to the Red Wings and Maple Leafs, but came back with a convincing 5-2 win over the Flyers. How do all these teams stack up? Submit your rankings!

Be sure to check out ESPN.com's weekly NHL Power Rankings.

NHL Power Rankings

Avalanche

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Colorado Avalanche
50-21-7, 107 points

Blackhawks

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Chicago Blackhawks
45-19-15, 105 points

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Columbus Blue Jackets
40-31-7, 87 points

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St. Louis Blues
52-19-7, 111 points

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Boston Bruins
53-16-7, 113 points

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Montreal Canadiens
45-27-7, 97 points

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Vancouver Canucks
35-32-11, 81 points

Capitals

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Washington Capitals
35-30-13, 83 points

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Phoenix Coyotes
36-28-14, 86 points

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New Jersey Devils
34-28-16, 84 points

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Anaheim Ducks
50-20-8, 108 points

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Calgary Flames
33-38-7, 73 points

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40-29-9, 89 points

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Carolina Hurricanes
34-33-11, 79 points

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31-36-11, 73 points

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Winnipeg Jets
35-34-10, 80 points

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Los Angeles Kings
45-28-6, 96 points

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42-27-9, 93 points

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Toronto Maple Leafs
38-33-8, 84 points

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Edmonton Oilers
28-42-9, 65 points

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Florida Panthers
28-43-8, 64 points

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Pittsburgh Penguins
50-24-5, 105 points

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Nashville Predators
35-32-11, 81 points

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New York Rangers
43-31-5, 91 points

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Detroit Red Wings
37-27-14, 88 points

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Buffalo Sabres
21-48-9, 51 points

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33-31-14, 80 points

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49-21-9, 107 points

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38-29-11, 87 points

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40-26-12, 92 points

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UConn-Notre Dame for women's title

And here we have it: the undefeated matchup many expected, with Connecticut (39-0) and Notre Dame (37-0) squaring off Tuesday in Nashville for the women's NCAA tournament title. The Huskies are the unanimous AP No. 1 and vying for their record ninth title. The Fighting Irish are No. 2 and without one of their best players (Natalie Achonwa). Still, Notre Dame cruised past Maryland in their Final Four game, while UConn had a bit more trouble against Stanford in theirs. What will happen on Tuesday?

Which team will win the women's NCAA tournament?

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