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The Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka celebrates a basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, May 2, 2016, in San Antonio.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder traded popular power forward Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic Thursday night for three players.

The Thunder acquired Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova, and the newly drafted Domantas Sabonis of Gonzaga University.

In a post Friday on his Instagram account, Ibaka said the team and fans in Oklahoma City will “be in his heart forever.”

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The Brazilian laboratory that was designated to conduct drug testing for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has been suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency for not conforming to international standards.

News of the suspension came in a statement issued in Montreal. The decision can be appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport within 21 days.

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The rant is a staple of sports fandom. At Thanksgiving, at the office, in bars, via text, on Twitter — wherever sports fans go, rants go, too.

It makes sense, then, that the biggest headline out of Wednesday's premiere of Bill Simmons' new HBO talk show Any Given Wednesday was a sports rant. And it wasn't from the first guest, Charles Barkley. It was from the second guest, Ben Affleck.

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