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Developmental Line Judge Sarah Thomas smiles in the second half of a preseason NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Diego Chargers, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Seattle.

NFL hires first female official

Sarah Thomas to be hired as first full-time female official

Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton breaks his bat in the 10th inning of Game 2 of baseball's AL Division Series against the Kansas City Royalsin Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Hamilton grounded into a double play on the at-bat.

Hamilton won’t be disciplined for violating program

AL's 2010 MVP spared by arbitrator

Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky (44) pulls down a rebound next to teammate guard Josh Gasser (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. Kaminsky finished with 25 points in the Badgers 75-62 win.

Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky chosen AP Player of the Year

Badgers' big man averaging 18.7 points/game and 8.0 rebounds/game

Workers at Lucas Oil Stadium install the court in Indianapolis, Friday, March 27, 2015, as they prepare to host the NCAA Final Four college basketball games on April 4 and 6.

Final Four preview

Kentucky tries to keep things perfect vs Wisconsin and Blue Devils, Spartans take on undercard feel at Final Four

Kentucky head coach John Calipari speaks during a news conference a an NCAA college basketball tournament in Louisville, Ky., Friday, March 20, 2015. Kentucky is to play Cincinnati in the Round of 32 on Saturday.

Kentucky’s John Calipari chosen AP Coach of the Year

#1 undefeated Wildcats coach becomes third at school to receive the award

Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot on the practice chipping green ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Wednesday July 16, 2014. The British Open Golf championship starts Thursday July 17.

Tiger Woods to return at the Masters

After two trips to Augusta National this week, Woods announced his return to competition on his website Friday

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

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The Final Four floor is a feat of sports engineering

It takes 1,700 maple panels to make the hardwood court where this year's NCAA Tournament champion will be crowned.

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Top college coaches form group to address minority hires

The National Association for Coaching Equity and Development is in response to the dissolution of the Black Coaches Association.

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Bhullar first NBA player of Indian descent

The 22-year-old has made history by signing a short-term contract with the Sacramento Kings.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 3.

Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Rosemont, Ill.

Randle, Stanford beat Miami 66-64 in OT in NIT title game

Chasson Randle hit two free throws with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, and Stanford won the second NIT title of his career

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander prepares to throw to the Baltimore Orioles during Game 2 in baseball's AL Division Series in Baltimore, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

Verlander headed to DL for 1st time in big league career

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is headed to the disabled list for the first time in his major league career.

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, left, glances towards the clock during his trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Ma., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Prosecution rests in trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez

The prosecution has rested its case in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban seems frustrated during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.

Woman says she made up allegations against ex-Alabama player

The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her now says she made it up because she thought he was cheating on her.

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Up to $99.95 to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao on pay-per-view

Don't expect much change back from a $100 bill to watch the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight at home.

Workers at Lucas Oil Stadium install the court in Indianapolis, Friday, March 27, 2015, as they prepare to host the NCAA Final Four college basketball games on April 4 and 6.

Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rules

Four teams, four drug-testing policies.

NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Emmert: NCAA is in a ‘wait and see’ mode on Indiana law

Emmert released a statement early in the day saying he was pleased with the revisions, but says the NCAA is now in a "wait-and-see mode."

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Baseball games are getting soooooo long

The average game is longer than an epic movie, but it wasn't always that way.

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Spring Training: Nats Rendon to start season on DL

Get the latest on MLB spring training.

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Report: Husky forward Jernard Jarreau to transfer

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Washington's Jernard Jarreau (33) grabs a rebound from Washington State's Brock Motum as Scott Suggs (15) blocks out in the first half during a Pac-12 tournament NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Las Vegas.

According to reports, Washington Husky forward Jernard Jarreau has decided to transfer and his release has been granted. Also, local standout Dominic Green is now officially a Husky.

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Washington finishes spring practice with no decision on starting QB

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Washington quarterback Jeff Lindquist passes during the first session of NCAA college football practice before the upcoming fall season, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Seattle.

The biggest question entering the spring for coach Chris Petersen and Washington still remains after 15 practices: Who will be the starting quarterback?

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Cards ace Adam Wainwright out for season with torn Achilles

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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright smiles during a news conference Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in St. Louis. Wainwright will start for the Cardinals when they play the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of baseball's National League Championship Series on Saturday in St. Louis.

The St. Louis Cardinals say injured ace Adam Wainwright is out for the season because of a torn left Achilles.

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Packers will retire Favre’s jersey on Thanksgiving

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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2007 file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre reacts to a 46-yard touchdown pass to tight end Donald Lee during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Green Bay, Wis. Favre will be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame and have his jersey retired next year. Favre writes on his official website that it will be an honor to have his name placed among others such Bart Starr, Curly Lambeau, Ray Nitschke and Vince Lombardi, to name a few.

The Green Bay Packers will give thanks to Brett Favre during their Thanksgiving night game.

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Griz PG Conley out for tonight’s Game 4 against Blazers

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Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley grimaces in pain on floor after a collision during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 25, 2015. Conley left the game and did not return. The Grizzlies won 115-109 to lead the series 3-0.

Memphis point guard Mike Conley is out as the Grizzlies look to sweep the Blazers tonight at the Moda Center.