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Hall of Famer Ernie ‘Mr. Cub’ Banks dead at 83

The pioneering and famously affable slugger was hailed by the team for which he played 19 seasons as "the greatest Cub in franchise history."

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‘SNL’ takes on Tom Brady and DeflateGate

The New England Patriots QB reminds people that he is not a "science computer" and had nothing to do with deflating footballs.

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UVA Men Edge Virginia Tech 50-47

Despite a rough outing offensively, Virginia guts out another win.

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Wahoo Women Lose to Georgia Tech, 68-62

The Virginia women's basketball team fell 68-62 to Georgia Tech on Sunday afternoon.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest and best moments in sports this week.

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NFL conducts dozens of interviews into ‘DeflateGate’

The NFL said evidence thus far supports the conclusion that under-inflated footballs were used by the Patriots.

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Golden State’s Curry tops LeBron in All-Star voting

Stephen Curry rode a late surge to become the top overall vote-getter for the NBA All-Star game.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Jan. 23.

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Patriots’ ball scandal could take shine off Super Bowl

A growing storm over the New England Patriots' alleged use of illegal balls threatens to overshadow what could be a classic matchup with the Seattle Seahawks.

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Marino says Seahawks have edge in tough Super Bowl

Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino gives the defending champions an edge in the Super Bowl.

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A ‘bad lip reading’ of the year in football

A look back on what NFL players (maybe) said this year.

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Undefeated Virginia Beats Georgia Tech 57-28

The Cavaliers keep it rolling, defeating Georgia Tech 57-28.

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Super Bowl is probably going ‘topless’

NFL officials have to decide whether to open the roof at the University of Phoenix Stadium for the big game.

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NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon to retire after ’15 season

The legendary racer plans to step out of the driver's seat after the 2015 season.

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Belichick, in front of #Flexball backdrop, denies involvement in DeflateGate

The New England Patriots head coach denied any involvement in, or knowledge of, DeflateGate.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Jan. 22.

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Chris Evans and Chris Pratt set Super Bowl charity challenge

It's Captain America versus Starlord in a Marvel superhero battle for football supremacy.

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The San Jose Sharks love Metallica

The team has adopted the band's hit "Seek and Destroy" as their unofficial theme.

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Lakers top the list of most valuable NBA teams

Los Angeles unseated the Knicks as the NBA's most valuable team, worth $2.6 billion.

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A tale of two Super Bowl-bound cities

It will be Beantown versus the Emerald City in the Arizona desert on Feb. 1.

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Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.

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Iachetta, Commander Plead Guilty To Misdemeanors

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Former Charlottlesville Registrar Sheri Iachetta and former electoral board member Stephanie Commander have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors related to the use of city-owned cell phones.