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Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton takes batting practice during a spring training baseball practice workout Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla.

Marlins’ Stanton faces first live pitches since being hit

Giancarlo Stanton saw his first live pitches since his beaning back in September. The Marlins will have to wait at least one more day to watch Stanton take his first swing.

New Jersey Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr, of the Czech Republic, skates against the Calgary Flames during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Newark, N.J.

Florida Panthers add Jaromir Jagr for playoff run

The Florida Panthers acquired Jaromir Jagr from the New Jersey Devils on Thursday for a second-round pick in June and either Florida or Minnesota's third-round pick in 2016.

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Ex-Louisville guard Jones pleads not guilty to rape

The Memphis native was dismissed from the team Sunday.

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.

Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement

The league suspended Peterson through at least April 15 for his involvement in a child abuse case.

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Witness: Aaron Hernandez smoked pot hours before the killing

Hernandez is charged with the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

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Jack Nicklaus gets his own ice cream

Jack Nicklaus is now devoting time to the one glaring weakness in his incomparable career.

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SPRING TRAINING: Hamilton meets with MLB

Josh Hamilton hasn't reported to spring training in Arizona after undergoing surgery on his right shoulder earlier this month.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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Is roller derby the new little league?

Junior roller derby — with kids as young as 6 or 7 — is growing in popularity.

The Butler mascot bulldog walks on the court during a time out in the second half of an NCAA men's college basketball game against Seton Hall in the first round of the Big East basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in New York. Seton Hall defeated Butler, 51-50.

Top 25 Men’s Basketball

The Kentucky Wildcats remain perfect; The Butler Bulldogs reach the 20-win mark for the 20th time in program history.

This Feb. 20, 2015 photo made from the window of a commercial airliner shows the former Hollywood Park horse track in Inglewood, Calif. The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2-billion stadium plan for the site, backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke, that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades. But the approval that really matters — the NFL's blessing for a team to move into the nation's second-largest media market — is a major work in progress. The Forum sports and entertainment arena is seen at center rear.

Inglewood City Council approves stadium deal

The vote clears a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades

FILE - In this March 6, 2014 file photo, Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) celebrates his goal with Patrick Kane during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Chicago. The Blackhawks have agreed to eight-year contract extensions with captain JonathanToews and star forward Patrick Kane. General manager Stan Bowman said all along that the extensions were his biggest offseason priority, and the team announced the megadeals Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Blackhawks’ Kane has surgery for broken left clavicle

Team physician Dr. Michael Terry and Dr. Bradley Merk performed the surgery, and Terry says a full recovery will take "approximately 12 weeks."

Green Bay Packers inside linebacker A.J. Hawk (50) warms up before an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.

Packers release veteran inside linebacker A.J. Hawk

Green Bay parts ways with nine-year linebacker

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones (12) carries the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Baltimore, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.

Jacoby Jones cut by Ravens after third season with the team

Ravens owner says cutting Jones now gives him opportunity with other teams

A bullet casing found at the murder scene is displayed as evidence in front of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez during his murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the murder of Odin Lloyd in June 2013.

Cop: Shell casings in Hernandez car, at scene from same gun

Shell casing found in Hernandez's rental car are from same weapon as murder scene

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Hall of Fame game slated for May 23 at Doubleday Field

Hall of Famers Rollie Fingers, Tom Glavine, Phil Niekro, and Ozzie Smith are returning to Doubleday Field.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Feb. 25.

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Spring Training: Stanton’s ready to go

Giancarlo Stanton says he's fully recovered from the September beaning that ended his 2014 season.

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Council OKs L.A. stadium backed by Rams owner

With a 5-0 vote, the council approved the $2 billion plan at a meeting Tuesday night.

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose speaks during a news conference at the NBA basketball team's media day Friday, Sept. 27, 2013., in Deerfield, Ill. Rose missed last season after tearing an ACL in a playoff game in 2012.

Bulls Derrick Rose out again with knee injury, needs surgery

The Bulls say a timetable for his return will be determined after the surgery.

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