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(AP) — Cameron Payne can't wait to challenge Russell Westbrook.

The Thunder selected Payne with the No. 14 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday. The Murray State point guard will get to test himself in practice against Westbrook, the reigning NBA scoring champion and one of the league's best athletes.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady arrives for his appeal hearing at NFL headquarters in New York this Tuesday. AP photo by Mark Lennihan.

Oakland, Calif. (AP) — Glenn Burke's sister had a tough time even coming to the Oakland Coliseum for Athletics Pride Night. Her brother's death remains painful 20 years later, though Carol Williams knows how much it would have meant to Burke to be honored in his former ballpark as baseball's first openly gay player.

Openly gay football player Michael Sam when he signed with the Alouettes three weeks ago. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Oklahoma State Representative Emily Virgin is the 2015 Equality Run Grand Marshal. (Official photo)

The Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association passed several policy changes at its Tuesday meeting, including a policy governing transgender athletes.

Openly gay football player Michael Sam. (AP Photo/LG Patterson)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson listens as head coach Mike Zimmer talked about his return during a news conference at the team's NFL football Winter Park headquarters, Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced he will resign during a press conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)

Zurich (AP) — Invigorated by his FIFA election win, Sepp Blatter dismissed any suggestion Saturday that the American investigation into soccer corruption could yet lead to his door.

Blatter insisted he had nothing to fear from a U.S. federal case which alleged a $150 million bribe scheme in international football. Several senior FIFA officials have been arrested already, but Blatter shrugged of the notion that he could be next.

Sepp Blatter was reelected to be president of scandal plagued FIFA on Friday, May 29. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)

New York (AP) — Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer appears to have provided key information that has been central to the Justice Department's soccer corruption investigation, linking other officials in the Americas to a series of schemes.

Newly signed Montreal Alouettes defensive end Michael Sam listens at a press conference in Montreal on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Newly signed Montreal Alouettes defensive end Michael Sam tosses a ball while posing at a press conference in Montreal on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Venus Williams of the U.S. gestures after missing a return in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sloane Stephens of the U.S. in Paris, Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Former Mizzou star and NFL draft pick Michael Sam came out before the NFL draft in 2014. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Billy Donovan, the new coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder, speaks during an NBA basketball news conference Friday, May 1, 2015, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks was fired Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook charges down the court during the seasons final game, Wednesday April 15. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Timberwolves' Justin Hamilton (41) pushes up toward the basket against Thunder's Enes Kanter during the first half of Wednesday's final game of the season in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)