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Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork. Stephen Curry Jersey .com) - An official was forced to leave the ice after vomiting during Fridays game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning. The NHL said the game would continue under the three-official system after referee Mike Leggo got sick near the boards during the first period and skated off. Play was stopped for several minutes while the ice was cleaned. Klay Thompson Jersey . Vonn flew back to Vail, Colo., last week after hurting her surgically repaired right knee at a downhill race in France. "Her knee was swollen again after Val dIsere," U.S. womens head coach Alex Hoedlmoser told The Associated Press. Wilt Chamberlain Jersey .com) - A pair of programs shooting for their 10th win of the season get together at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, as the NC State Wolfpack tangle with 22nd-ranked West Virginia during the challenge round of the Gotham Classic. . -- Brandon Hope stopped 46 shots and Kurtis MacDermid scored with 27 seconds remaining in overtime as the Owen Sound Attack edged the visiting Kingston Frontenacs 5-4 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action.DALLAS - Roy Tarpley, the former Dallas Mavericks star centre whose NBA career was cut short by drug abuse, died Friday. He was 50.According to a Tarrant County medical examiners report, Tarpley died at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital in Arlington, near Dallas. No cause of death was given in the online report.If Roy had stayed healthy, he could have been one of the top-50 players ever, Brad Davis, the Mavericks radio analyst and player-development coach who played with Tarpley, told The Dallas Morning News. He could do it all — shoot, score, rebound, pass and defend. Were all sorry to hear of his passing.The 7-foot Tarpley was the seventh overall pick in the 1986 NBA draft out of Michigan. He played for the Mavericks until October 1991, when he was kicked out of the NBA for using cocaine.Norm Sonju was the Mavericks chief executive when he drafted Tarpley. He remembers Tarpley as likable. He was witty. He was funny.Its sad. What breaks your heart is he was just 50 years old, Sonju told The Associated Press. He potentially could have been just an incredible player.Sonju remembered that cocaine was a pervasive threat in all big-time athletics in the 1980s, so the Mavericks did all they could in researching Tarpleys background at Michigan. We had people tell us to our face that he had no problems when he was at Michigan, he said.Temptation by cocaine and alcohol, however, was already near, he said.After the first ban, Tarpley played in Greece until the NBA reinstated him in 1994. He signed a six-year, $20 million contract with the Mavericks but was permanently banned from the NBA in December 1995 for using alcohol and violating the terms of a court-imposed personal afterrcare program. Damian Jones Jersey. Tarpley averaged 12.6 points and 10.0 rebounds in 280 regular-season games.Our condolences go out to the family of Roy Tarpley, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tweeted. RIP Roy. Mavs fans everywhere will remember you fondly.In 1987-88, he averaged 17.1 points and 15.0 rebounds in a career-high 81 games and was the NBAs Sixth Man of the Year. He helped Dallas reach the Western Conference finals that season, averaging 17.9 points and 12.9 rebounds in 17 playoff games. Dallas lost to the eventual-champion Los Angeles Lakers in seven games.The Dallas Mavericks organization is deeply saddened upon hearing the death of former Sixth Man of the Year Roy Tarpley. Our deepest condolences go out to his family, the team said in a statement.In four seasons at Michigan, Tarpley averaged 13.1 points and 7.8 rebounds. As a junior in 1984-85, he averaged 19.0 points and 10.4 rebounds. He starred at Cooley High School in Detroit.After his NBA career ended, he returned to Greece and also played in Cyprus, Russia and China. He also spent time with Wichita Falls, Sioux Falls and Michigan in the Continental Basketball Association and Miami and D

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