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Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson works on footwork as quarterback's coach Matt LaFleur, right, and quarterback Malik Zaire, left, look on Saturday Aug. 9, 2014 in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame opens the season against Rice at home Saturday Aug. 30.

Former Notre Dame QB Golson chooses Florida State

Golson graduated from Notre Dame on Sunday. He will be immediately eligible to play under NCAA graduate transfer rules.

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Timberwolves win draft lottery, Lakers move to No. 2

York Knicks, who had the second-best odds of winning but instead fell to fourth 30 years after winning the first draft lottery and drafting Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing.

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

NFL to change extra-point kicks to longer distance

The NFL is moving back extra-point kicks and allowing defenses to score on 2-point conversion turnovers.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs.

Patriots won’t appeal ‘Defaltegate’ penalties

Team owner Robert Kraft says the team won't protest its $1 million fine and loss of draft picks.

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Oh, baby: NASCAR driver Kyle Busch is now a father

The birth date of 5-18 marks both car numbers Busch has driven in the Sprint Cup Series — No. 5 at Hendrick Motorsports and No. 18 for Joe Gibbs Racing.

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Kraft: Patriots won’t appeal team’s fine, draft penalties

Kraft said Tuesday at the owners meetings that he was putting the league before his franchise because "at no time should the agenda of one team" override "the good of the 32."

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Raiders, Chargers tap ex-49ers exec for LA-area stadium push

The two teams are moving forward with plans to build a join $1.7 billion stadium in the L.A. area.

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Judge expected to set date for Tsarnaev sentencing hearing

Bombing survivors will be allowed to give victim impact statements at the hearing, as will convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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NHL Preview: Ducks battle Blackhawks

Here's a look at Game 2 in the Western Conference Finals.

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Fight of century becomes fight in court as fans sue Pacquiao

Boxing fans are calling the hyped-up fight a fraud and they want their money back.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, May 19.

New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider, right, collides with Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in New York.

Tyler Johnson scores hat trick; Lightning even series

Tyler Johnson scored the first hat trick in Lightning playoff history and Tampa Bay got its high-scoring offense in gear and evened the Eastern Conference finals with a 6-2 victory over the stumbling New York Rangers on Monday night.

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Tannehill signs $77.7 million, 4-year extension with Miami

The 2016 salary will be a big increase for Tannehill after making a total of $12.7 million in the first four years of his contract.

Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins drives in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Minneapolis.

Wiggins only unanimous pick for NBA All-Rookie team

The rest of the first team was Chicago's Nikola Mirotic, Philadelphia's Nerlens Noel, Orlando's Eldrid Payton and Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson.

Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson (3) works as San Francisco 49ers' Justin Smith (94) defends during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Seattle.

49ers DL Justin Smith retires after 14 seasons

Smith's decision had been expected for much of the offseason but did not become official until the team made the announcement that the 35-year-old defensive stalwart would not be back.

Philadelphia Flyers newly-hired head coach Dave Hakstol steps down from the stage after speaking at a news conference, Monday, May 18, 2015, in Philadelphia.

Flyers name North Dakota’s Hakstol new head coach

The Philadelphia Flyers made a surprise pick for their head coach, hiring University of North Dakota's Dave Hakstol on Monday.

Miami Marlins general manager Dan Jennings speaks during a news conference where he was named manager of the Marlins, Monday, May 18, 2015, in Miami. Jennings replaces Mike Redmond who was fired Sunday after the Marlins were nearly no-hit in a 6-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves that completed a three-game sweep.

Marlins GM Dan Jennings becomes Miami’s manager

Dan Jennings succeeds Mike Redmond and was introduced at a news conference Monday. Redmond was fired Sunday after the Marlins were nearly no-hit in a 6-0 loss to Atlanta that completed a three-game sweep.

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Japan plans to scale back Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium

The government is running out of time and money.

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Dixon takes Indy pole

Scott Dixon had a four-lap average of 226.760 mph in qualifying Sunday to claim his second Indianapolis 500 pole.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, May 10.

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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.