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This week’s top sports shots

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

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant answers questions at a news conference in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Durant said he’s been antsy since finding out he will miss the early part of the season with a Jones fracture in his right foot. The reigning NBA MVP spoke to the media Tuesday morning for the first time since the injury.

Durant to have another surgery, will miss rest of season

The team expects Durant to return to basketball activities within the next four to six months

Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Nick Boynton warms up before facing the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL hockey game in Denver on Monday, Feb. 4, 2008.

Coyotes broadcaster charged with assault in casino fight

Nick Boynton, an Arizona Coyotes broadcaster and former NHL defensemen, faces charges after biting an officer at a Buffalo casino.

Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee won in overtime 76-73.

Tennessee fires basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

Tennessee fires coach Donnie Tyndall after one season, amid an NCAA investigation.

Kentucky's Marcus Lee, right, blocks a shot by West Virginia's Jonathan Holton during the first half of a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland.

Kentucky rolls Mountaineers in the Midwest Regional

Top-seed Kentucky advances after defeating West Virginia 78-39 rout of West Virginia in the Midwest Regional.

Arizona forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, left, passes the ball as head coach Sean Miller watches during practice, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles, for a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament. Arizona is scheduled to play Xavier on Thursday.

Top-seeded Wisconsin & Arizona hang on to advance to Elite 8

Top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA Tournament.

Kentucky's Dakari Johnson answers questions during a news conference before practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Cleveland, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Kentucky plays West Virginia in a regional semifinal on Thursday.

Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia & Notre Dame beats up Wichita State to move on to Elite 8

Demetrius Jackson scored 20 points and the third-seeded Irish dominated Wichita State 81-70 in the Midwest regional semifinals on Thursday night to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time in 36 years.

NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

NCAA concerned with Indiana religious objections bill

NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, watches during the Hernandez's murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez to be called to testify Friday

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in his murder trial Friday, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press.

Dayton coach Archie Miller calls out to his team as Devin Oliver (5) listens during the first half of a third-round game against Syracuse in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday, March 22. Miller's brother, Sean, coaches the Arizona Wildcats.

Dayton gives coach Archie Miller another contract extension

Coach Archie Miller got three more years added to his contract Thursday after leading Dayton to a second straight NCAA Tournament appearance.

File Photo: Coach Dean Smith at the 21st annual sports legends dinner in aid of the Buoniconti fund to cure paralysis, Waldorf Grand Astoria Ballroom. 2006. 
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Dean Smith’s trust sends $200 checks to his UNC lettermen

Dean Smith is still giving to his North Carolina players — even after his death.

FILE - At left, in a Nov. 18, 2014, file photo, Kentucky head coach John Calipari shouts instructions during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Indianapolis. At right, in a Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins shouts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas in Austin, Texas. Kentucky and West Virginia play on Thursday, March 26, 2015, in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament in Cleveland.

NCAA Tourney: Can Kentucky remain perfect vs. upset minded West Virginia?

Sweet 16: Midwest and West Regional action tonight. Coverage begins at 4pm on KPUG 1170AM.

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

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GPS can’t help Cubs pitcher find his way

You've heard of baseball pitchers who have trouble finding the plate. How about a pitcher who can't even find the ballpark?

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The biggest bank accounts in baseball

The Yankees are once again baseball's most valuable team.

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Aaron Hernandez cousin due back on the stand in murder trial

Prosecutors are "about a week or so" away from resting their case, which is beginning its ninth week.

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Judge lets ex-NHL players’ lawsuit go on

Former players are seeking unspecified financial damages and medical monitoring for neurological disorders.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, March 26.

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Change to extra points likely in NFL

Co-chairman Rich McKay said his competition committee would "develop alternatives and be ready for a potential vote" in two months in San Francisco.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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REVIEW: ‘It Follows’ is the best American horror film in a decade

In this image released by Brigade Marketing, actress Maika Monroe appears in a scene of It Follows, directed by David Robert Mitchell. “It Follows,” has been arguably the buzziest American film at Cannes next to Bennett Miller’s wrestling drama “Foxcatcher,” which boasts a far more famous cast and a major premiere at the Palais des Festival.

"It Follows" is a horror movie worthy of classic comparisons.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Zane mistakenly thanks One Direction fans for support

Billy Zane arrives at the Global Green USA's 12th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at the Avalon Hollywood on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Actor Billy Zane pokes fun at the fact he shares a similar name to former One Direction member Zayn Malik in a new video.