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4 weeks ago

Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet

An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.

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4 weeks ago

PGA: Zurich Classic of New Orleans preview

Headlining the field is No. 2 in the FedExCup standings, Jason Day, who is looking to capture his third victory of 2016.

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4 weeks ago

No Curry, no problem

The Golden State Warriors did not skip a beat without key point guard Stephen Curry, routing the Houston Rockets 114-81 on Wednesday to seal a 4-1 series triumph in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.

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4 weeks ago

Ducks down and out after Predators win decider

After winning Game 6 of their Western Conference quarter-final series on Monday, the Nashville Predators saw a message in their locker room: "Noon flight to Anaheim. Pack for six days."

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4 weeks ago

Quarterbacks expected to rule at NFL Draft

Given the pass-happy state of the most popular U.S. professional sports league, the pressure to find a frontline thrower moved the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles to trade up to the number one and two slots, respectively, for the presumed purpose of snaring a quarterback.

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4 weeks ago

Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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4 weeks ago

Players chosen in NFL draft need to plan for the long game

Every year, the National Football League draft makes a number of strapping young men very, very rich. But a word of advice from former NFL stars: Start thinking about your next career right away.

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4 weeks ago

Uncharted territory: Predators gear up for game 7

Call it a new frontier for the Nashville Predators, one the Anaheim Ducks know all too well.

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4 weeks ago

Venues ready, but many challenges remain for Rio Games

With 100 days to go before the Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, the nation famous for doing things at the last minute faces a novel situation: The venues are ready, but the host does not appear to be.

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4 weeks ago

Clippers lose Paul, Griffin for rest of playoffs

The Los Angeles Clippers were hit with a double whammy on Tuesday.

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4 weeks ago

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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4 weeks ago

UVA Rallies to Top ODU, 8-4

The UVA baseball program rallied Tuesday afternoon, and claimed an 8-4 victory over ODU.

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4 weeks ago

NHL: Team values vs. odds of winning the Stanley Cup

A look at the likelihood of a team winning the Stanley Cup versus what they are worth.

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4 weeks ago

Court: Brady must serve 4-game ‘Deflategate’ suspension

The ruling overturns a lower judge and sides with the NFL in a battle with the players union.

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Woods feels ‘nice and smooth’ after first holes of the year

Tiger Woods played his first stretch of golf holes since last August on Monday at a course opening in Montgomery, Texas to fuel speculations that he could return soon.

Sportscaster and television host Erin Andrews wipes tears as the verdict is read Monday, March 7, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. A jury has awarded Andrews $55 million in her lawsuit against a stalker who bought a hotel room next to her and secretly recorded a nude video, finding that the hotel companies and the stalker shared in the blame. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool)

4 weeks ago

Sportscaster Erin Andrews settles video stalker case

Television personality Erin Andrews has reached a settlement with the owner and operator of the Nashville hotel where a nude video of her that went viral was secretly recorded, according to media reports.

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4 weeks ago

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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1 month ago

Appeals court restores Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ suspension

The appeals court ruled that in imposing the suspension, National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell properly exercised his discretion under a collective bargaining agreement.

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1 month ago

‘Laws of Base Ball’ documents fetch record $3.2 million at auction

A trove of historical documents that shed fresh light on the origins of baseball sold at auction on Sunday for more than $3.2 million, a record auction price for papers related to the sport that became America's "national pastime."

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1 month ago

Golf’s Olympic inclusion questioned after high-profile no shows

After a 112-year absence golf was brought back for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, with the International Olympic Committee eager to tap into new markets and win new viewers.

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4 hours ago in Viral Videos

An honest trailer for ‘X-Men: The Animated Series’

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Before you see "X-Men: Apocalypse," relive the '90s cartoon that you still remember - and the theme song that you can't get out of your head.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Judge denies motion for new Gawker-Hulk Hogan trial

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A Florida judge has denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

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Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

8 hours ago in Charlottesville City, Local

New Principal Named At CHS

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Charlottesville High School has a new principal who comes here from Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Kroger, Union Reach Agreement

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Kroger and the union representing many of the grocery chain's workers have reached an agreement on a new contract.