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Olympic swim star Phelps engaged

The most decorated Olympian of all time announced his engagement to Nicole Johnson, a former Miss California USA.

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Logano goes from rejection to redemption

It was Logano's maiden visit to Victory Lane in NASCAR's showcase event.

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UVA Guts Out Another Win, 51-41 Over FSU

Virginia overcomes cold shooting and injuries to outlast Florida State.

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UVA Women Continue Dominance Over VT

Virginia Women's Basketball found a much needed win Sunday afternoon completing a season sweep of Virginia Tech in a 73-59 triumph.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the week's biggest plays and best photos in sports.

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NASCAR effort focuses on math, science for kids

You need a lot of geometry and physics to get a race car to go 200 laps.

MLB

MLB plans to speed up games

The league hopes to shorten the time it takes to play a game of baseball.

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U.S. cross-country skiers bring ‘Uptown Funk’ to the slopes

The American team makes moon-walking in ski boots look good.

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Bird is not impressed with stadium webcam

A giant raven discovers a webcam at Levi's Stadium - home of the San Francisco 49ers - and is not shy about voicing his opinion.

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Chargers, Raiders plan shared L.A. stadium

The San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders on Thursday proposed a plan that would have the teams share a new stadium.

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Garnett returns to Wolves during trade deadline frenzy

A deal that has All-Star forward Kevin Garnett headed back to his original team headlined a late flurry of moves.

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Friday’s Sports Minute Feb. 20

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

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UVA Women Lose in Overtime Game Against Lady Panthers

The UVA women's basketball team fell 68-63 to Pittsburgh Thursday night in an overtime contest.

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Vegas dims lights to honor legendary coach Jerry Tarkanian

The UNLV coach is only the eighth person to be honored with the lights going out in Sin City.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the top sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Feb. 19.

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Hernandez’s attorney questions handling of evidence

Attorneys for the former New England Patriots star questioned police at the first of two murder trials he will face this year.

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Lance Armstrong admits to reckless driving

The 43-year-old disgraced professional cyclist side swiped parked cars but his girlfriend initially took the blame.

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Knicks top scorer Anthony to have season-ending surgery

Carmelo Anthony, whose recovery is expected to take from four to six months, will miss New York's final 29 games.

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U.S. hockey team’s ‘Miracle’ gold medal was 35 years ago

It's been more than three decades since the U.S. Olympic hockey team's Miracle on Ice.

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Detective expected back on stand in Aaron Hernandez trial

Jurors saw video of Hernandez when he was sitting in a car outside the police station.

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Randolph and Venson Earn ACC Honors

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Randolph named to the All-ACC Second Team; Mikayla Venson named to the ACC All-Freshman Team

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One Texan To Another: “Thank You For Reporting Jesse Matthew”

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The woman who tracked down ‘Karen’ says she deserves a big ‘thank you’ for calling police when she saw the man wanted for the abduction of Hannah Graham.

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Police issue tickets for pizza, French fries

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Police in one New Hampshire town are rewarding residents for doing the right thing.

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Netanyahu says Iran is threat to Israel, world

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The Israeli Prime Minister called for action over Iran's nuclear program.

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Matthew Hearing To Close 4th St.

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To accomodate satellite trucks attending the Jesse Matthew hearing, part of 4th Street downtown will be closed.