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NFL salary cap increases

Adding in benefits, the league says the projected player costs will be $180.775 million per team.

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Prosecutors want to ‘open the door’ in Hernandez trial

They've asked the judge to let them tell the jury about the time Hernandez shot a friend in Florida.

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Mark Cuban taking on ‘Sharknado’

The Dallas Mavericks owner and star of "Shark Tank" will play the president of the U.S.

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Kentucky tops AP college basketball poll

The latest Associated Press college basketball poll is out.

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Deadline day for NFL, NHL

This is the last day NFL teams can designate franchise players and the NHL trade deadline is looming.

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WATCH: Kevin Garnett’s biggest fan

On the night of KG's return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, one longtime fan was turning heads.

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Aaron Hernandez trial delayed again due to snow

There has already been five "snow days" since the trial began Jan. 9.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, March 2.

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Legendary Chicago baseball player Minnie Minoso dead

The Cuban-born Minoso became the majors' first black player for a Chicago team and hit a two-run homer in his first at-bat.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best shots in sports this week.

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Betting on the Olympics?

Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.

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SPRING TRAINING: Brew Crew keeps K-Rod, bad break for Toronto

Some of the headlines coming out of spring training today, Friday, Feb. 27.

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Judge sides with Peterson

Adrian Peterson is a step closer to playing in the NFL again.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Friday, Feb. 27.

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Ex-Louisville guard Jones pleads not guilty to rape

The Memphis native was dismissed from the team Sunday.

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Witness: Aaron Hernandez smoked pot hours before the killing

Hernandez is charged with the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

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Jack Nicklaus gets his own ice cream

Jack Nicklaus is now devoting time to the one glaring weakness in his incomparable career.

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SPRING TRAINING: Hamilton meets with MLB

Josh Hamilton hasn't reported to spring training in Arizona after undergoing surgery on his right shoulder earlier this month.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Feb. 26.

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Is roller derby the new little league?

Junior roller derby — with kids as young as 6 or 7 — is growing in popularity.

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Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

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Prosecutor: Germanwings co-pilot appeared to want to ‘destroy the plane’

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The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.

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PHOTOS: Crash of Germanwings Flight 9525

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All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.

in Lifestyle

Eyes on the road: AAA says distracted driving worse than we thought

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You know how some people insist they can drive safely — even while they fiddle with their smartphones or other electronic devices? They can't.

in Sports

GPS can’t help Cubs pitcher find his way

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You've heard of baseball pitchers who have trouble finding the plate. How about a pitcher who can't even find the ballpark?