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Legendary Steeler Troy Polamalu retiring

After 12 seasons the strong safety is leaving the game.

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Lauren Hill dies after fighting tumor to play college hoops

The college freshman whose story went viral, and convinced the NCAA to move up her team's season opener, has died at 19.

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Hernandez jurors to resume deliberations for 4th day

Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will continue deliberating.

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Tigers set shutout record

The Minnesota Twins finally scored a run on Thursday, but only after the Detroit Tigers set the modern AL record for the longest shutout streak to start a season.

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Hurry up! MLB warns players to speed up game

Major League Baseball has started sending written warnings to players who have violated the new pace of game rules.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 10.

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Aaron Hernandez trial: Judge warns of mistrial risk

The jury has begun its third day of deliberations on whether Hernandez killed Odin Lloyd.

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PHOTOS: Aaron Hernandez trial

The former New England Patriots star is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd.

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NFL breaks ground with female official

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has hired Sarah Thomas to be its first female full-time game official. The 41-year…

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, April 9.

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Niall Horan has tough day caddying for McIlroy

The One Direction star falls on TV and shanked the ball when McIlroy handed over the clubs.

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Tsarnaev convicted, jury weighs death sentence

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 264 others, and the jury will now decide whether to sentence him to death.

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WATCH: Jack Nicklaus sinks hole-in-one in Par-3 Contest

At 75, the Golden Bear proves he's still got it.

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UVA Baseball Trounces JMU 14-1

The UVA baseball program snapped a four game losing streak Wednesday, and trounced JMU 14-1.

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GUILTY: Tsarnaev convicted in Boston Marathon bombing, eligible for death penalty

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted on all 30 counts.

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Pacers’ Copeland, wife stabbed outside NYC nightclub

Authorities say Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland, his wife, and another woman were stabbed outside a Manhattan nightclub after an argument.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, April 8.

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Fate of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez in hands of jury

Jurors deliberated for about 90 minutes Tuesday after hearing closing arguments.

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UConn women do it again

The Huskies are the NCAA women's basketball champs for the 10th time.

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Tokyo turns focus to delivering ‘sustainable’ 2020 Games

The 2020 Olympics promised the most innovative and "sustainable" Games ever.

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UVA women golfers win their first-ever ACC championship.

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UVA Police investigate a woman's report she was sexually assaulted on Brandon Avenue.

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London celebrates another successful bone marrow drive.

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Dominion Power will close coal ash ponds at a Fluvanna facility and three others.

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Culpeper Woman Abandons Bid For State Senate

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A Culpeper woman abandons her campaign for the State Senate.