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Second-seeded Daniil Medvedev has lost in the first round of the French Open in five sets to an opponent who is ranked just 172nd and was playing only his second match in the main draw of any Grand Slam tournament. Thiago Seybolt Wild is a 23-year-old from Brazil who needed to go through qualifying rounds at Roland Garros just to earn a spot in the men’s bracket. He looked very much like he belonged on Court Philippe Chatrier on Tuesday. He hit big forehands and kept his nerve down the stretch to win 7-6 (5), 6-7 (8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

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Alabama coach Nick Saban says college football is not a business that operates like the NFL and warned that without more uniform rules on player compensation only the biggest spenders will compete for championships. Saban met with reporters as the Southeastern Conference began their annual spring meetings on the Florida Gulf Coast. Two years since the NCAA lifted its ban on college athletes earning money for name, image and likeness, there are still no detailed, national NIL regulations. Saban said NIL is turning into pay-for-play, which makes it harder to create a level playing field.

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Caleb Martin was undrafted coming out of college. He entered the NBA with almost no guarantees. He had to play in the G League. Charlotte let him go after two seasons. Desperate for a second chance, he joined the Miami Heat on a two-way contract to basically start from scratch again. That’s what it takes for some guys to make the league. And that’s what it took for Martin to make the NBA Finals. On a Heat team filled with undrafted contributors, Martin stood out and became the breakout star of the Eastern Conference finals. And now he heads to the NBA Finals against Denver starting Thursday.

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The NCAA baseball tournament opens Friday with play in 16 double-elimination regionals. Regional winners advance to best-of-3 super regionals next week and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, beginning June 16.