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Spieth welcomes gusting winds forecast at Colonial

Strong winds forecast for this week's Colonial tournament in Fort Worth, Texas have put a smile on the face of U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth who believes he will benefit from the challenge at Colonial Country Club.

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Security revved up for first Indy 500 sellout

The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will mark the first sellout in event's long history, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) said on Wednesday, putting added demands on already beefed-up security.

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Patriots back Tom Brady in ‘Deflategate’ court appeal

The New England Patriots on Wednesday urged a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its decision to reinstate Tom Brady's "Deflategate" four-game suspension, saying its star quarterback faced "unprecedented, unjustified and unsupported penalties."

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Sharks top Blues, advance to first Stanley Cup Final

The San Jose Sharks are going to finish their silver anniversary season chasing that big silver chalice.

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Cavaliers throttle Raptors, grab 3-2 series lead

LeBron James had 23 points, eight assists and six rebounds, and Kevin Love returned to form with 25 points as the Cavaliers dismantled the Toronto Raptors in a 116-78 win on Wednesday that gives Cleveland a 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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Sharks head to 1st Cup final after 5-2 win over Blues

The Stanley Cup starts Monday night.

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LeBron, Love power Cavaliers to 116-78 romp over Raptors

Back on their home court following two straight losses in Canada, the Cavs opened a 34-point lead in the first half and never slowed while taking a 3-2 series lead.

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Patriots ask appeals court to rehear ‘Deflategate’ case

The team said in court papers filed Wednesday in Manhattan that it has a "strong interest" in sparing quarterback Tom Brady from starting the season with a four-game suspension.

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Bills GM clarifies comment over whether NFL’s fit for humans

Doug Whaley's clarification was issued in a statement the Bills posted on their public relations Twitter account Wednesday.

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Super Bowls awarded

The NFL has awarded the 2019 through 2021 Super Bowls to three cities that have significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one.

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Physics, engineering professors back Tom Brady ‘Deflategate’ appeal

A group of 21 physics and engineering professors on Tuesday urged a U.S. federal appeals court to reconsider its 2-1 decision to reinstate the New England Patriots quarterback's four-game National Football League suspension in the "Deflategate" case.

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Penguins force Game 7

Pittsburgh goaltender Matthew Murray took a shutout into the third period, then held on as Tampa Bay pulled within a goal, with more shots in the third period than in the first two combined.

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Thunder one win from Finals after Game 4 blowout

Russell Westbrook collected 36 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds as Oklahoma City grabbed a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference finals, thanks in large part to Westbrook's first triple-double of the postseason.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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Crosby helps Penguins beat Lightning to force Game 7

Game 7 is Thursday night, with the Penguins hoping to reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2009 and the Lightning looking to advance to the Cup Final for the second straight year.

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Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

The Warriors must win Game 5 on Thursday in Oakland to keep their season alive.

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No exaggeration, NBC Preakness ratings up over last year

The figures were released Tuesday by NBC, based on data from The Nielsen Company. The Preakness had a 5.8 rating and 14 share, up 5 percent from last year's race (5.5 rating, 13 share).

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Mark Sanchez a surprise participant in Broncos OTAs

The Super Bowl champs' new starting quarterback had been expected to miss the first week of workouts after a weight room mishap May 13.

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Congressman charges NFL with wrongdoing

A senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease.

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Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

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The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition.

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‘The Fast and the Furious’ racing back to theaters for anniversary run

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The first film in the highly-popular franchise was released on June 22, 2001 and will hit theaters again next month for a limited nationwide run.

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Dustin Diamond back in jail in Wisconsin

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The former "Saved by the Bell" star reportedly violated the terms of his parole.

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WATCH: ‘Game of Thrones’ creators apologize

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They're not sorry for killing off Hodor ... they're sorry for the aftermath.

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Amber Heard files for divorce from Johnny Depp

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Actress Amber Heard has filed for divorce from the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star after just 15 months of marriage.