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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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NBA sets attendance mark

The NBA heads into the post-season on the heels of a record year in attendance.

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Kentucky Derby: Bring your hat, leave your selfie stick at home

The venerable race track has banned the obtrusive poles, saying they're a safety issue.

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Aaron Hernandez’s mom: I shared bond with victim’s mother

The mother of the former New England Patriots star says she shares a bond with the mother of the man her son was convicted of killing

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 17.

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Judge gets first chance to vet new NCAA head injury deal

A U.S judge will soon get his first chance to scrutinize a reworked deal in a class-action, head-injury lawsuit against the NCAA.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, left, and Kevin Love confer while on the bench as the Cavaliers face the Denver Nuggets in the third quarter of the Cavaliers' 110-101 victory in an NBA basketball game in Denver on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.

Report: Cavaliers favorite to win NBA title according to Vegas

ESPN.com is reporting that the Cleveland Cavaliers are the consensus favorites to win the NBA championship in Las Vegas.

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014.

Woman who accused Winston of rape files lawsuit against him

A former Florida State University student has filed a lawsuit against Jameis Winston accusing the NFL prospect of sexually assaulting her in 2012.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), from Sweden, skates to the goal in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Washington.

Four more Game 1s in the NHL playoffs

The Rangers top the Penguins and the Red Wings down the Lighting in their series openers. Still to come the Ducks vs. the Jets and the Blues taking on the Wild.

Michael Phelps competes in the men's 100 meter butterfly preliminary, Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Mesa, Ariz. The race was the 18-time Olympic champions first competition after serving a six-month suspension for DUI.

Phelps wins 100 butterfly at 1st meet in 8 months

It's his first meet since the Pan Pacific Championships in August.

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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A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.