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NFL doles out extra draft picks

NFC champion Seattle, Denver ,and Kansas City are among the teams getting compensatory picks in this year's draft.

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Armstrong’s attempt at reduced ban ‘almost too late’

Cycling officials say Lance Armstrong's latest attempt for rehabilitation is coming too late.

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The NFL won’t blackout games this season

Team owners voted to suspend the league's blackout policy.

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Bennett Named National Coach Of The Year

Tony Bennett wins the National Coach of the year award for the second time.

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Watch March Madness sportscasters imitate each other

These Marv Albert and Charles Barkley impressions are impressive.

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MLB Spring Training: Long deal for Marlins outfielder

Outfielder Christian Yelich has signed a seven-year contract extension said to be worth $49.5 million.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Monday, March 23.

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Ex-NFL player Sharper gets 9 years in Arizona sex assault

Former NFL All-Pro Darren Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault.

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March Madness: How ‘sweet’ it is

It was a wild weekend of basketball, with the NCAA men's basketball tournament down to the "Sweet 16."

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UVA Loses To Spartans 60-54

UVA ends a second consecutive season with a NCAA Tournament loss to Michigan State.

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

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Prosecutors focus on Aaron Hernandez’s mood

Prosecutors say the former NFL star suddenly became aggressive and agitated two nights before the killing of his friend.

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Falcons, Bills land tight ends

The Dolphins, Browns, and Giants are among the teams that also signed new players.

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Georgia State coach’s reaction to game winning shot is the best thing about March Madness so far

Ron Hunter is so stunned he falls out of his chair after star player - who is also his son - sinks a game-winning 3 pointer.

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Big surprises in the Big Dance

For the first time in 20 years a pair of 14th seeds has moved into the Round of 32 in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Friday, March 20. LONGSHOTS GEORGIA STATE, UAB LEAVE…

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UVA Women Lose In First Round Of WNIT

The Cavalier Women's season ends at ODU.

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Possible changes coming to NFL replay

The league's competition committee will propose significant changes to replay at next week's owners meetings.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, March 19.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.