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Where each Team USA men's basketball players attended high school

The roster for the United States men’s basketball team for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics has tentatively been set.
Bradley Beal and Kevin Love were originally supposed to take their shot at earning a gold medal, but were forced to drop off the roster for COVID-19 and personal reasons, respectively. That forced Team USA to replace the two after struggling in exhibitions with losses to Australia and Nigeria.
Here is a look at the roster as it stands right now with a USA Today High School Sports twist — details on each player’s prep career. 

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High school football season start dates for each state

The beginning of the 2021 high school football season is now less than a month away.
After a COVID-19-filled 2020 season that featured abbreviated schedules across the country and some states not taking the field at all, high school football is set for a return to normalcy beginning in August. Numerous states will kick off their season during the second weekend of the month, while countless others will follow suit in the weeks after. By the end of the first weekend of September, high school football will be back in full swing across the United States.
Today, USA Today High School Sports takes a look at when exactly each of the 50 states will begin their respective high school football season

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Elite 2023 QB Malachi Nelson commits to Oklahoma

Oklahoma wrapped up the weekend by securing the foundation of its 2023 recruiting class, as elite quarterback prospect Malachi Nelson committed to the Sooners on Sunday.
Nelson picked Oklahoma over a group of finalists consisting of  Alabama, Florida State, LSU, Notre Dame, Ohio State and USC. The Trojans were thought to be Oklahoma’s main competition to land the Los Alamitos (Calif.) product.
Arch Manning garners the most national attention of any 2023 quarterback, but Nelson is a star in his own right and might even be a better passer than Manning

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Clemson scores another big commitment in four-star CB Daylen Everette

Clemson struck again on the recruiting trail on Saturday afternoon just after the commitment of four-star athlete Keon Sabb, as Sabb’s IMG Academy teammate Daylen Everette offered his pledge to the Tigers.
Everette picked Clemson over Florida State, Georgia and North Carolina, among others. Everette faked out the Tar Heels during his announcement on CBS Sports HQ, picking up a North Carolina hat before tossing it to the side and putting a Clemson cap on his head.

WOAH!!! He got us with the pump fake! @ClemsonFB pulls in yet another major recruit with 4 corner @DaylenEverette
(via @CBSSportsHQ) pic.twitter

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Top 50 '23 RB Treyaun Webb commits to Oklahoma

Consensus top 50 class of 2023 Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian running back Treyaun Webb announced his commitment to Oklahoma on Saturday afternoon.
Webb picked the Sooners over Georgia and Ohio State, his other two finalists. The Florida native also held Power 5 offers from Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Maryland, Miami, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ole Miss, Oregon, Penn State, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M, USC, Utah, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech, West Virginia and Wisconsin at the time of his commitment.
According to 247Sports’ Steve Wiltfong, Webb visited Oklahoma at the end of June and informed Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley of his commitment a couple of days after returning home

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LeBron James shouts Emoni Bates out after dominant Peach Jam performance

LeBron James has been around basketball for more than long enough to know a potentially elite talent in the grassroots ranks when he sees one.
On Thursday, James was thoroughly impressed with what he saw with one of the top players in the class of 2022 at the Nike EYBL Peach Jam. Highly-touted Emoni Bates dominated for Bates Fundamentals, pouring in 33 points to lead his team to a come-from-behind win after being down by 20 points earlier in the game. Bates scored 31 of his 33 points in the second half to spearhead the comeback, prompting praise from James on Twitter.

Emoni Bates up next! #EYBL @NikeEYB
— LeBron James (@KingJames) July 15, 2021

Bates was recently knocked off his perch atop the 2022 rankings by Montverde Academy (Fla

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Biff Poggi leaving St. Frances Academy for spot on Michigan coaching staff

When Biff Poggi left Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan coaching staff after just one season to become the head coach at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, he set out with one goal in mind — turn the program into a powerhouse.
The veteran coach accomplished just that, leading St. Frances to a prominent place in the national pecking order. Most importantly, he helped numerous student-athletes land college football scholarships at every level