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Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig batting in the seventh inning of the opening game of Major League baseball in the United States Sunday, March 30, 2014, in San Diego.

Dodgers’ Puig scaling back on bat flips

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Dodgers star outfielder Yaisel Puig plans to tone down his signature bat flip.

Duke's Justise Winslow shoots during a practice session for the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Friday, April 3, 2015, in Indianapolis. Duke plays Michigan State on Saturday.

Duke freshman Winslow to enter NBA draft

The announcement came less than a week after the same decision from teammate Jahlil Okafor


Judge: Jurors in Tsarnaev trial can’t attend Boston Marathon

Jurors were warned to stay away from this year's marathon and any events related to the anniversary of the 2013 attack.

Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall directs Ron Baker (31) against Indiana State in an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Missouri Valley Conference men's tournament, Sunday, March 9, 2014, in St. Louis.

Baker, VanVleet to return to Wichita State next season

Baker led Wichita in scoring, averaging 14.7 points per game, with VanVleet second at 13.6 points per game.


Royals still perfect, but Tigers finally fall

There's just one unbeaten team at this stage of the young major league season.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, April 14. ROCKETS CATCH SPURS, GRIZZLIES FALL BACK There could…

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Jurors to deliberate for 6th day in Aaron Hernandez trial

The jury weighing the guilt of the former New England Patriots star has deliberated for more than 27 hours.


Don’t celebrate so soon!

This runner learns the hard way that celebrating victory before crossing the finish line could backfire.


Former NFL player a suspect in prison murder

Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a California prison.

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Milwaukee Bucks draw on region’s history for new logo

The fresh look is part of an overhaul that began when new owners took over in April 2014

Rob Manfred, Chief Operating Officer of Major League Baseball, talks to the media following baseball's general managers' meetings Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in Orlando, Fla.

MLB to follow Biogenesis model in latest drug investigation

Commissioner Rob Manfred says MLB investigating four recent positive tests for Stanozolol

A billboard on Interstate 95, about eight miles north of Tradition Field, the New York Mets spring training home, shows a message of displeasure with the Mets organization Friday, March 6, 2015, in Fort Pierce, Fla. The message is aimed at Mets owner Fred Wilpon, president Saul Katz and chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon.

Mets fans send message to ownership – “Ya gotta leave”

New billboard near Citi Field payed for by dissatisfied fans

ESPN college football analyst Lou Holtz poses for a photo before the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal game between Alabama and Ohio State, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in New Orleans.

Lou Holtz leaving ESPN

Former college coach, now analyst parting ways with ESPN after 11 years

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, works against Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera in the first inning of the Pirates home opener baseball game, Monday, April 13, 2015, in Pittsburgh.

Cole, Pirates hand Tigers first loss of season, 5-4

Josh Harrison, Pedro Alvarez and Corey Hart homer in Pittsburgh's win


Passing time during a rain delay

These baseball players know how to make the best of bed weather.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook smiles as he answers a question during a news conference during media day for the NBA basketball team in Oklahoma City, Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.

Westbrook avoids suspension with technical rescinded

The star guard will be able to play in the Thunder's critical game against Portland tonight.


Tigers, Royals remain perfect

There are just two unbeaten teams remaining in the majors, and both reside in the American League Central.


Real life ‘Spider-Man’ climbs Dubai skyscraper

Using just chalk and sticky tape - and no safety harness - this 52-year-old scaled the 75 story building.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, April 13.


Aaron Hernandez jury to resume deliberations for 5th day

The 12 jurors spent nearly 20 hours last week deliberating.

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NBA Playoffs: Cavs jump past Celtics

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James tosses chalk in the air before the start of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland.

Elsewhere: Kyle Korver nailed five 3-pointers while scoring 21 points as top seed Atlanta downed Brooklyn.

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Mariners come from behind and Cruz to victory

This is a 2015 photo of Nelson Cruz of the Seattle Mariners baseball team. This image reflects the Seattle Mariners active roster as of Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, when this image was taken.

Nelson Cruz hits 2 HR's and drives in 5 runs, including the game winner as Seattle beats Texas.

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AP Sources: Tim Tebow expected to sign with Eagles on Monday

Tim Tebow answers a question during a interview on the set of ESPN's new SEC Network in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Tebow has a new job as a commentator for the SEC Network, but is still looking for work in the NFL as a quarterback.

The former Heisman Trophy winner was a first-round pick by Denver in 2010.

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Scene shifts to Calgary tonight for Canucks and Flames

Vancouver Canucks center Brad Richardson (15) handles the puck in front of the bench during an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Dallas.

The Canucks snapped a 7-game home playoff loss streak Friday with a 4-1 win in Vancouver.

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Blazers and Grizzlies open postseason in Memphis

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) plays against Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley, left, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn.

Game 1 tips off at 5:00om today at the FedEx Forum