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Legendary Steeler Troy Polamalu retiring

After 12 seasons the strong safety is leaving the game.

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Lauren Hill dies after fighting tumor to play college hoops

The college freshman whose story went viral, and convinced the NCAA to move up her team's season opener, has died at 19.

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Hernandez jurors to resume deliberations for 4th day

Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will continue deliberating.

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Tigers set shutout record

The Minnesota Twins finally scored a run on Thursday, but only after the Detroit Tigers set the modern AL record for the longest shutout streak to start a season.

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Hurry up! MLB warns players to speed up game

Major League Baseball has started sending written warnings to players who have violated the new pace of game rules.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 10.

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Aaron Hernandez trial: Judge warns of mistrial risk

The jury has begun its third day of deliberations on whether Hernandez killed Odin Lloyd.

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PHOTOS: Aaron Hernandez trial

The former New England Patriots star is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd.

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NFL breaks ground with female official

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has hired Sarah Thomas to be its first female full-time game official. The 41-year…

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, April 9.

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Niall Horan has tough day caddying for McIlroy

The One Direction star falls on TV and shanked the ball when McIlroy handed over the clubs.

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Tsarnaev convicted, jury weighs death sentence

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 264 others, and the jury will now decide whether to sentence him to death.

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WATCH: Jack Nicklaus sinks hole-in-one in Par-3 Contest

At 75, the Golden Bear proves he's still got it.

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

GUILTY: Tsarnaev convicted in Boston Marathon bombing, eligible for death penalty

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted on all 30 counts.

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Pacers’ Copeland, wife stabbed outside NYC nightclub

Authorities say Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland, his wife, and another woman were stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub after an argument.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, April 8.

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Fate of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez in hands of jury

Jurors deliberated for about 90 minutes Tuesday after hearing closing arguments.

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UConn women do it again

The Huskies are the NCAA women's basketball champs for the 10th time.

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Tokyo turns focus to delivering ‘sustainable’ 2020 Games

The 2020 Olympics promised the most innovative and "sustainable" Games ever.

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NBA heading to Cuba

The league will hold a three-day development camp and host clinics for youth.

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Police raid home of gunman in Mohammad cartoon attack

Local police and FBI investigators collect evidence and survey the scene where two gunmen were shot dead, after their bodies were removed in Garland, Texas May 4, 2015.

Police and FBI searched the apartment of a gunman who allegedly opened fire outside a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

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Craig Counsell replaces Ron Roenicke with Milwaukee Brewers

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, former Milwaukee Brewers’ Craig Counsell throws during a spring training baseball workout in Phoenix. Counsell was hired as manager of the Brewers on Monday, May 4, 2015, replacing Ron Roenicke who was fired the night before.

The Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke and replaced him with former Milwaukee infielder Craig Counsell.

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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry wins NBA MVP

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry points after making a three pointer while drawing a foul against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Stephen Curry beats out Houston's James Harden for the NBA's Most Valuable Player award.

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60 years on Las Vegas Strip, Riviera closes

This Feb. 16, 2015 photo shows the Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Owners of the hotel which opened in 1955 have agreed to sell the property to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The tourism agency confirmed the potential purchase Tuesday, Feb. 17 after days of not commenting on rumors of a deal.

The aging Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to close its doors at noon.

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Councilman forgets to turn off his mic in the bathroom

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The city's Mayor Pro Tem tries to keep it professional, but her fellow council member's trip to the bathroom is just too distracting.