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Oklahoman Published: April 8, 2009

/> The Fox analyst and former Dallas quarterback said Williams’ performance will answer questions about the receiver — and about the Cowboys’ front office, which also gave the former Texas star a contract extension.

Pitt’s Dixon wins Naismith Award
Pitt coach Jamie Dixon has been named the Naismith men’s coach of the year after leading the Panthers to a school-record 31 wins and the NCAA Tournament regional finals. The sixth-year head coach also guided Pitt to its first top seed in the tourney and the school’s first No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25.

The Panthers fell short of the Final Four after a loss to Villanova on a last-second layup by Scottie Reynolds. Other finalists were Oklahoma’s Jeff Capel, LSU’s Trent Johnson and Kansas’ Bill Self.

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Kentucky guard Jodie Meeks will submit his name for the NBA Draft, but will not hire an agent. Meeks, a junior, averaged 23.7 points for the Wildcats last season. ... Michael Jordan’s youngest son says he’ll play basketball at Central Florida. Marcus Jordan, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound senior guard, led Chicago Whitney Young to the the Illinois Class 4A title ... Lance Armstrong is defending himself against suggestions he misbehaved during a recent drug test. The cycling great said in a statement he did not try to evade a March 17 test in which a hair sample was collected. ... Hall of Famer John Elway’s son is leaving the Arizona State football program. However, Jack Elway plans to remain a student at the school.

From wire reports