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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hospitalized with chest pains

The 68-year-old sportsman underwent quadruple bypass surgery earlier this month after he was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.

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American Pharoah is early Derby favorite

The horse comes into the Derby having won the Arkansas Derby by eight lengths.

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Boxing’s big money night

What makes the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing match one of the most anticipated fights of all time? Money.

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Groundbreaking golfer Calvin Peete passes away

Calvin Peete, the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, has died at the age of 71.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, April 30.

People watch while Kentucky Derby hopeful Dortmund gets a bath after a workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.

Bob Baffert has top 2 early favorites for Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah has been made the early 5-2 favorite for the 141st Kentucky Derby, with Dortmund the second choice in the full field of 20 horses.

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer answers questions during an NFL football news conference Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Berea, Ohio. There's a natural connection between Marcus Mariota and the Browns, but Farmer says he doesn't understand why he's continually attached to Oregon's quarterback. Mariota is expected to be selected high in next week's NFL draft, and because the Browns have two first-round picks, there's been widespread speculation that Farmer may move up to take him.

Report: Browns & Titans talk trade for No. 2 pick in NFL Draft

According to ESPN.com's Pat McManamon, Cleveland is talking to Tennessee about trading up to the No. 2 slot in the 2015 NFL Draft to select Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota.

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers yells out instructions as his team plays the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 3 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.

Clippers coach Doc Rivers fined $25,000 by NBA

Clippers coach Doc Rivers was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for public criticism of the officiating after Los Angeles' Game 5 loss to San Antonio on Tuesday night.

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino, left, talks with guard Chris Jones (3) during a third-round game against Saint Louis in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, March 22, 2014.

Ex-Louisville basketball player Jones cleared on rape charge

A grand jury has cleared former Louisville basketball player Chris Jones on rape and sodomy charges.

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Boston bomber wanted life, brother wanted death, attorney says

His lawyers contend he should be spared capital punishment because he was a pawn in a scheme led by his brothers.

The Baltimore Orioles bat against the Chicago White Sox during a baseball game without fans Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore. Due to security concerns the game was closed to the public.

At empty Camden Yards, Orioles beat White Sox 8-2

The gates at Camden Yards were locked because of concern for fan safety following recent rioting in Baltimore after a 25-year-old black man died in police custody.

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Big names, big money at Mayweather – Pacquiao match

Big-time sporting events often draw the elite, rich, and well-connected. And you'll see plenty of those types at the Floyd Mayweather Jr. - Manny Pacquiao fight this weekend.

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WATCH: Insane motocross triple backflip

Rider Josh Sheehan is "flipping out" after becoming the first person to successfully complete the stunt.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, April 29.

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Bolt’s Olympic preparations to be put into a documentary

The film will look back at the Jamaican sprinter's record-making career.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

Detroit takes on Tampa Bay tonight as the road to the Stanley Cup continues.

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Baltimore unrest forces fan-less Orioles game

Today's game against the Chicago White Sox will be a first for the MLB: it will be played in a closed stadium.

San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan (21) reacts to a foul call in the second half during an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in Dallas.

Spurs take control, Rockets advance

Spurs host the Clippers Thursday in game six. Winner of the series will play Houston in the second round.

Arizona Diamondbacks' manager Kirk Gibson looks on from the dugout in the first inning against the San Diego Padres during a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Phoenix.

Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

The 1988 National League MVP made the announcement Tuesday through Fox Sports Detroit, where he calls Tigers games. He had not been in the broadcast booth since opening day April 6.

Boston Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk (41) drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (0) during the third quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Cleveland.

Cavs’ Love likely done for season with shoulder injury

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will likely miss the remainder of the postseason with "extensive" damage to his left shoulder.

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