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Electronic Arts must face ex-NFL players’ lawsuit over video games

Former players say the video game maker of using their likenesses in the "Madden NFL" series without permission.

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Bud Selig: The exit interview

In his 22-year tenure, the retiring commissioner has overseen record revenues and attendance and the "steroids era."

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio elected to Hall of Fame

Baseball writers elected four players for the first time since 1955.

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Toronto Maple Leafs fire head coach

The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired head coach Randy Carlyle.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, Jan. 6.

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NFL unhappy penalty reversed in Lions’ playoff loss

The controversial decision cast a shadow over Sunday's playoff game between Dallas and Detroit.

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Cavs, Thunder, Knicks in six-player trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder and New York Knicks completed a three-team trade involving six players.

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Playoffs showcase need for elite QBs

Quarterback is once again the most important position on the gridiron.

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Stadium plan indicates Rams may return to L.A.

The owner of the St. Louis Rams plans to build a stadium in L.A., which could signal the team's return to California.

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Saints player arrested over domestic disturbance

Junior Galette was arrested after a disturbance at his home in a New Orleans suburb, police said.

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83-year-old ready to keep time at big game after transplant

After a kidney transplant, Jim Ely is ready to get back to work operating the play clock for college football's national championship.

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Jay Z wants to get into the soccer game

The rap superstar is reportedly interested in investing in David Beckham's new U.S. soccer franchise.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Jan. 5.

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Detroit feels robbed by officials in loss to Dallas

The Lions were left feeling robbed after officials reversed a pass interference call that set the stage for the Cowboys' wildcard win.

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Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at 49

The longtime sportscaster known for catchphases that became part of the lexicon of sports, has died of cancer.

Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington, front, scores under pressure by Florida State defensive back Trey Marshall during the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif.

This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of sport's biggest plays and the stories you may have missed this week.

Ohio State players cheer after the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal game against Alabama, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in New Orleans. Ohio State won 42-35.

Buckeyes rally and Ducks rout in college semis

The Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks earned victories in the Sugar and Rose Bowls on Thursday, booking spots in the national championship.

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Major upsets of 2014

A look back at some of the biggest losses in sports this year.

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Sports scandals leave cloud over memorable 2014

Sports were smeared by a series of scandals that exposed the ugly underbelly of the games people love.

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Head of Ravens security charged with sex offense

Darren Sanders, the head of the NFL team's security, faces charges stemming from a Dec. 14 incident.

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Chocolate maker trolls Patriots with ‘deflated football’ candy

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The chocolate football with a big dent in its side is good enough to (ch)eat!

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Bill would grant war powers to fight Islamic State militants

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The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel is introducing a bill to authorize war against ISIS.

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Nissan, Ford issue recalls

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More than a million cars, vans, and SUVs are being recalled to fix seat belt and other problems.

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How much snow fell vs. how much was forecast

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Meteorologists have been getting a lot of grief for their overzealous snow forecasts but they didn't get it all wrong.

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Snapchat adds news, entertainment to its messaging service

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Snapchat has partnered with CNN, ESPN and others to compete with Facebook and Twitter.