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O’Brien Retiring From Coaching After 40 Years

Tom O’Brien is retiring from coaching. The following news release was sent out Tuesday morning from virginiasports.com: Charlottesville, Va. –…

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, Jan. 6.

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NFL unhappy penalty reversed in Lions’ playoff loss

The controversial decision cast a shadow over Sunday's playoff game between Dallas and Detroit.

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Cavs, Thunder, Knicks in six-player trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder and New York Knicks completed a three-team trade involving six players.

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Playoffs showcase need for elite QBs

Quarterback is once again the most important position on the gridiron.

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Stadium plan indicates Rams may return to L.A.

The owner of the St. Louis Rams plans to build a stadium in L.A., which could signal the team's return to California.

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Saints player arrested over domestic disturbance

Junior Galette was arrested after a disturbance at his home in a New Orleans suburb, police said.

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83-year-old ready to keep time at big game after transplant

After a kidney transplant, Jim Ely is ready to get back to work operating the play clock for college football's national championship.

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Jay Z wants to get into the soccer game

The rap superstar is reportedly interested in investing in David Beckham's new U.S. soccer franchise.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Jan. 5.

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Detroit feels robbed by officials in loss to Dallas

The Lions were left feeling robbed after officials reversed a pass interference call that set the stage for the Cowboys' wildcard win.

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Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at 49

The longtime sportscaster known for catchphases that became part of the lexicon of sports, has died of cancer.

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Virginia Women Win ACC Opener

The Virginia women's basketball team won 62-47 against Virginia Tech.

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Virginia Remains Unbeaten With An 89-80 Win Over Miami

The Hoos stay unbeaten with a win at Miami.

Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington, front, scores under pressure by Florida State defensive back Trey Marshall during the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif.

This week’s top sports shots

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

Ohio State players cheer after the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal game against Alabama, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in New Orleans. Ohio State won 42-35.

Buckeyes rally and Ducks rout in college semis

The Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks earned victories in the Sugar and Rose Bowls on Thursday, booking spots in the national championship.

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Major upsets of 2014

A look back at some of the biggest losses in sports this year.

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Sports scandals leave cloud over memorable 2014

Sports were smeared by a series of scandals that exposed the ugly underbelly of the games people love.

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Head of Ravens security charged with sex offense

Darren Sanders, the head of the NFL team's security, faces charges stemming from a Dec. 14 incident.

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Giants ace wins honor

Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner has been named Male Athlete of the Year following his tremendous postseason.

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