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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

NBA players to be tested for HGH starting next season

NBA players will be blood tested for human growth hormone beginning next season.

In this Aug. 16, 2014, photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) warms up before a NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Minneapolis.Millions of people using the top three fantasy football platforms have generated three different answers to the question of that top draft pick. Yahoo says LeSean McCoy of Philadelphia. ESPN says Adrian Peterson. CBS Sports says it’s Jamaal Charles of Kansas City.

NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges.

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New Kentucky Derby suites offer ‘dirty’ view

A year after a dust up, Churchill Downs is opening suites for the owners of Kentucky Derby horses so close to the track they can see the dirt being kicked up.

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Hawks, Habs, Flames open playoffs with wins

The Chicago Blackhawks have the upper hand in their division semifinal series following a marvelous comeback in Nashville.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, April 16.

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After conviction, many court cases left for Aaron Hernandez

The former New England Patriots tight end was sentenced to life in prison, but his legal troubles aren't over.

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NFL stadium czar meets with Oakland officials

The league's stadium czar pressed Raiders executives and government officials on their efforts to keep the team in the East Bay.

Ursula Ward, mother of shooting victim Odin Lloyd, looks up to the heavens as she talks about her deceased son outside Bristol County Superior Court Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Fall River, Mass., after former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of murder in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd.

Aaron Hernandez verdict: Victim’s family grateful

The family of the man killed by former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has thanked people from around the world who sent cards and flowers and reached out on social media.

Duke's Tyus Jones watches as he and members of the Duke national championship basketball team are welcomed at a homecoming celebration at Cameron Indoor Stadium Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in Durham, N.C. Duke defeated Wisconsin Monday night in the NCAA Final Four tournament championship game.

Duke guard Tyus Jones latest Blue Devil to enter NBA draft

Tyus Jones is the latest Duke freshman to jump into the NBA draft. Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the guard's decision Wednesday.

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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder

Once a star player with a $40 million contract, Hernandez will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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TWITTER REACTS: Aaron Hernandez guilty verdict

A Massachusetts jury found the former New England Patriots star guilty in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

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Spurs players form epic 80s band Spuran Spuran

When they're not on the court, Matt Bonner, Aron Baynes, Kawhi Leonard, and Patty Mills are in a band ... oh, and the Spurs Coyote is on keyboards.

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Timeline: Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez found guilty

Hernandez is convicted of first-degree murder; carries a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment.

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British fans push for U.S. sports across the pond

Britain's Conservative Party says it will push for American football, basketball, and baseball franchises to be based in the country.

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Big score: College bowl game payouts surpass $500 million

Bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars schools and conferences last year, an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.

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Boston marks somber anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

The city of Boston faces a somber day as it marks the second anniversary of the bombing attack on its marathon that killed three people and injured 264.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, April 15.

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Woman must return pricey gifts to wife of ex-Clippers owner

A judge ruled Shelly Sterling, wife of former Clippers owner Donald Sterling, is owed $2.6 million from a woman her husband showered with gifts.

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Browns break out new uniforms at big event

Cleveland Browns President Alec Scheiner tweeted out photos of the new look.

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig batting in the seventh inning of the opening game of Major League baseball in the United States Sunday, March 30, 2014, in San Diego.

Dodgers’ Puig scaling back on bat flips

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Dodgers star outfielder Yaisel Puig plans to tone down his signature bat flip.

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