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3 weeks ago

UVA Baseball Drubs Longwood

The University of Virginia claimed a midweek victory Wednesday night over in-state foe Longwood University.

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Willett aiming to give ‘Big Three’ a run for their money

Having snatched an unlikely and spectacular first major victory at the weekend, Danny Willett's next target is to give Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy a run for their money at the top of golf's world rankings.

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3 weeks ago

Inside the Chicago Cubs new clubhouse

The team's 30,000-square foot clubhouse facility below ground is unlike anything in baseball.

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It’s Stanley Cup playoff time

The NHL playoffs begin tonight.

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Stricker is U.S. Presidents Cup captain

Stricker played on five Presidents Cup teams and had a 14-10 record while playing on nothing but victorious teams.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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NCAA puts hold on bowl games

The move comes after three teams with 5-7 records were needed to fill the record number of 40 bowls last season.

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NFL: no live stream of London games next season

The National Football League has decided against live streaming its three London games next season, choosing instead to focus on streaming its Thursday night games on Twitter, a spokesman told Reuters.

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Ryder Cup debut on cards for Masters champion Willett

Danny Willett's surprise victory at the 80th Masters has almost certainly secured him a rookie appearance for Europe's Ryder Cup team in September.

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Study finds evidence of brain injury in living NFL veterans

More than 40 percent of retired NFL players tested with advanced scanning technology showed signs of traumatic brain injury, a much higher rate than in the general population, according to a new study of the long-term risks of playing American football.

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3 weeks ago

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the top sports stories.

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PBS documentary examines Jackie Robinson’s impact on baseball, civil rights

Since he prevailed in breaking baseball's color barrier in 1947, Jackie Robinson has been an American icon.

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Danny Willet wins the Masters, his brother wins Twitter

While English golfer Danny Willet was busy winning the Masters, his brother P.J. was busy winning social media.

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LeBron James shows off his pizza game in California visit

The employee called himself Ron. Sure, he was significantly taller than his colleagues, but there he was, working alongside them carrying pizza boxes and taking orders.

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Retired NFL star Will Smith shot dead in New Orleans

Will Smith, a prominent member of the New Orleans Saints team that won the NFL's Super Bowl in 2010, was killed by a gunman who shot the retired football player after ramming his car near the city's famed French Quarter, police said.

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Warriors top Spurs for record-tying 72nd win

There are records and then there are monumental records.

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Willett wins Masters after stunning Spieth meltdown

Englishman Danny Willett took advantage of a shocking back-nine meltdown by defending champion and runaway leader Jordan Spieth to win his first major title by three shots at the Masters on Sunday.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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

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‘Hoos Lose Marathon Game Against BC

The University of Virginia baseball team came up short in a 13-inning contest Sunday with ACC rival Boston College.

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UVA Men’s Lacrosse Team Loses To UNC

The UVA men's lacrosse team lost 16-8 Sunday to UNC in Chapel Hill.

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