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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the biggest sports stories making news today, Wednesday, March 18. HAMPTON WINS, GETS KENTUCKY NEXT…

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Tim McGraw to narrate documentary about Shaq

The country superstar is also a huge basketball fan.

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Dallas Seavey wins third Iditarod, beating his father

The 28-year-old was the first to cross the finish line of the 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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49ers’ Chris Borland retires, fearing head trauma

The standout rookie announces his retirement after just one season, shocking the sports world and sparking another conversation about concussions.

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New Jersey back in court in fight to legalize sports betting

The four professional sports leagues and the NCAA are heading to court in their years long battle over legalized sports gambling.

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MLB Commissioner hears from Rose, addresses Oakland ballpark

Pete Rose has submitted a new request to be reinstated to baseball.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, March 17.

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Police describe gun battle with Boston Marathon bombers

Three police officers testified that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hurled explosives at them during a violent confrontation days after the deadly attack.

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Refs cheer new high-def replay system for NCAA tournaments

The NCAA is going all in on high-def video reviews during March Madness.

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March Madness: A look at the No. 1 seeds

Kentucky is chasing perfection and Wisconsin opens the tournament as a No. 1 seed for the first time in school history.

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Boston Marathon bombing trial enters third week

The trial is moving faster than anticipated, largely because the defense has not cross-examined many witnesses.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, March 16.

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Dallas Seavey takes Iditarod lead with quick checkpoint exit

The defending champion is leading this year's dog sled race.

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DeMaurice Smith re-elected NFLPA executive director

Smith won his third three-year term in charge of the NFL Players Association.

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Let’s dance: Kentucky leads the way in March Madness

Kentucky's chasing history, trying to become the first undefeated champion in March Madness since 1976.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest moments and best plays.

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Pistorius lawyers can’t stop appeal

Pistorius, a Paralympic champion, is serving a five-year prison sentence after being convicted of culpable homicide.

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AP sources: Murray jumps to Eagles, Bills sign backup QB Taylor

The Jets, Ravens, Lions, and Raiders are among the teams who made moves.

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Will Ferrell takes on spring training to raise money for cancer

The "Anchorman" star turned into a baseball player for a day.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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Marciella Diaz has been sentenced to 80 years in prison

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Marciella Diaz has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for her role in the killing of 15-year old Jasmine Guevara in 2009