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Legendary Steeler Troy Polamalu retiring

After 12 seasons the strong safety is leaving the game.

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Lauren Hill dies after fighting tumor to play college hoops

The college freshman whose story went viral, and convinced the NCAA to move up her team's season opener, has died at 19.

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Hernandez jurors to resume deliberations for 4th day

Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will continue deliberating.

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Tigers set shutout record

The Minnesota Twins finally scored a run on Thursday, but only after the Detroit Tigers set the modern AL record for the longest shutout streak to start a season.

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Hurry up! MLB warns players to speed up game

Major League Baseball has started sending written warnings to players who have violated the new pace of game rules.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 10.

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Hawks’ Thabo Sefolosha hurt in arrest, to miss playoffs

Thabo Sefolosha will miss the Hawks' final four regular-season games and the postseason because of a fractured right fibula and ligament damage suffered when he was arrested in New York.

Scorekeeper Richard Muns sits under a leaderboard before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.

Jordan Spieth shoots 64 for Masters lead

Jordan Spieth kept up his hot play on the PGA Tour with a brilliant opening round at the Masters, shooting an 8-under 64 Thursday for a two-shot lead.

Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Houston.

Bauer, 3 Indians relievers lose no-hit bid in 9th vs Astros

Jed Lowrie broke up a combined no-hit bid by Cleveland with a one-out home run in the ninth inning Thursday, and the Indians beat the Houston Astros 5-1.

In this Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, photo, Duke's Jahlil Okafor reacts during an NCAA college basketball scrimmage at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C. With a lineup stacked with four blue-chip freshmen talented enough to jump to the NBA after one year, these Blue Devils look an awful lot like some recent Kentucky teams.

Duke’s Okafor to enter NBA draft

Duke says freshman Jahlil Okafor will enter the NBA draft.

Tiger Woods walks off the ninth green after a bogie on the hole during the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.

Tiger Wood displays his trademark anger at the Masters

In the opening round of the Masters, Woods flashed that notorious temper on a couple of errant shots at the ninth hole Thursday.

Kentucky players wait to enter the game against Montana State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 86-28.

Record 7 Kentucky players intend to enter NBA draft

Karl Anthony Towns could be the first player chosen overall on June 28 and Willie Cauley-Stein and Trey Lyles could soon follow with both projected as possible lottery selections.

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Aaron Hernandez trial: Judge warns of mistrial risk

The jury has begun its third day of deliberations on whether Hernandez killed Odin Lloyd.

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PHOTOS: Aaron Hernandez trial

The former New England Patriots star is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd.

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NFL breaks ground with female official

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has hired Sarah Thomas to be its first female full-time game official. The 41-year…

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, April 9.

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Niall Horan has tough day caddying for McIlroy

The One Direction star falls on TV and shanked the ball when McIlroy handed over the clubs.

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Tsarnaev convicted, jury weighs death sentence

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 264 others, and the jury will now decide whether to sentence him to death.

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WATCH: Jack Nicklaus sinks hole-in-one in Par-3 Contest

At 75, the Golden Bear proves he's still got it.

Bubba Watson, right, speaks with Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Monday, April 6, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.

Bubba Watson looking to repeat as The Masters is underway

No. 1 ranked Rory McIlroy can become the sixth golfer to complete the career grand slam if he can earn his first Masters win.

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Madonna arrives at the 57th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Madonna insists that Drake begged her to make out with him onstage during Coachella.

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Miley Cyrus to release album with The Flaming Lips

Miley Cyrus arrives at the 57th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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Britain’s newborn princess has been named

Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for the media with their newborn daughter outside St. Mary's Hospital's exclusive Lindo Wing, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. The Duchess gave birth to the Princess on Saturday morning.

Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.