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NFL giving up ‘distraction’ of tax-exempt status

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

In this aerial photo, Oriole Park at Camden Yards sits empty, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Baltimore, as unrest that occurred after Freddie Gray's funeral continues into a second day. The Baltimore Orioles postponed Tuesday's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, and Wednesday's game will be closed to the public, followed rioting in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van.

Orioles to play White Sox Wednesday in closed stadium

Today's game postponed again in riot-ravaged Baltimore.

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WATCH: The top Kentucky Derby contenders

Get a look at some of the top horses hoping to cross the finish line at this weekend's race.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, April 28.

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Wimbledon announces 7 percent increase in prize money

The prize fund will be the highest ever in professional tennis.

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UFC champ Jones booked in connection with hit-and-run crash

Witnesses say the star fighter ran from a wreck that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab "a large handful of cash" from the car.

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Orioles’ game in Baltimore postponed due to safety concerns

About 1,000 fans were inside the stadium when the game was called off, and many gates already had been closed.

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.

Cards ace Adam Wainwright out for season with torn Achilles

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

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.

Packers will retire Favre’s jersey on Thanksgiving

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

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Troubled slugger Josh Hamilton heads back to Texas

Hamilton was the 2010 AL MVP and an All-Star in each of his five seasons with Texas from 2008-12.

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, center left, greets Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston after Oregon's win in the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal in Pasadena, Calif. Heisman Trophy winners Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota reunite at the NFL combine, their first meeting since Oregon routed Florida State in the Rose Bowl.

Ducking the Spotlight, Some Stars Decide to Skip NFL Draft

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper all plan to skip the spotlight.

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Wimbledon latest sporting event to ban ‘selfie sticks’

Tennis fans: Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Witnesses: UFC champ ran from crash, returned to grab cash

Jones (21-1) is scheduled to defend his title against Anthony "Rumble" Johnson at UFC 187 in Las Vegas on May 23.

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Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

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Preview: NHL games of the night

A look at tonight's slate of Stanley Cup playoff games.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports stories making headlines today, Monday, April 27.

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Baseball fans asked to stay at stadium after violent protest

In the middle of the ninth inning, the public address announcer told fans that city officials requested no one leave because of "ongoing public safety issues."

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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: Yanks beat Mets to win Subway Series

The New York Yankees took advantage of one mistake after another by the suddenly sloppy New York Mets in a 6-4 victory Sunday night.

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love in action during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Philadelphia.

NBA Playoff roundup

Cavs sweep Celtics, the Clippers earn a big win in San Antonio and the Wizards rout the Raptors.

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

NHL Playoffs: Wild & Canadiens advance to second round

The Blues had their third straight first-round ouster

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Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western final

FILE - In this March 6, 2014 file photo, Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) celebrates his goal with Patrick Kane during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Chicago. The Blackhawks have agreed to eight-year contract extensions with captain JonathanToews and star forward Patrick Kane. General manager Stan Bowman said all along that the extensions were his biggest offseason priority, and the team announced the megadeals Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime

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Squalicum baseball squad wins regional, off to Yakima next

Sqaulicum Storm win Regional

Squalicum will move on to the state semi-finals May 29th at County Stadium in Yakima vs. either East Valley of Yakima or Selah.

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WWU posts four top five finishes on final day at NCAA II Nationals

WWU Steen podium nationals 2015

Hirst second, Donigian and Steen third and Reichert fifth

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Hawks’ G Korver out for the playoffs with sprained ankle

Cleveland Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova (8), from Australia, is chased by Atlanta Hawks' Kyle Korver in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Cleveland.

The Hawks announced Saturday that Korver has a severe high right ankle sprain. A foot and ankle specialist will determine the best course of treatment, but he definitely won't play again in the postseason.