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Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Tannehill signs $77.7 million, 4-year extension with Miami

The 2016 salary will be a big increase for Tannehill after making a total of $12.7 million in the first four years of his contract.

Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins drives in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Minneapolis.

Wiggins only unanimous pick for NBA All-Rookie team

The rest of the first team was Chicago's Nikola Mirotic, Philadelphia's Nerlens Noel, Orlando's Eldrid Payton and Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson.

Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson (3) works as San Francisco 49ers' Justin Smith (94) defends during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Seattle.

49ers DL Justin Smith retires after 14 seasons

Smith's decision had been expected for much of the offseason but did not become official until the team made the announcement that the 35-year-old defensive stalwart would not be back.

Philadelphia Flyers newly-hired head coach Dave Hakstol steps down from the stage after speaking at a news conference, Monday, May 18, 2015, in Philadelphia.

Flyers name North Dakota’s Hakstol new head coach

The Philadelphia Flyers made a surprise pick for their head coach, hiring University of North Dakota's Dave Hakstol on Monday.

Miami Marlins general manager Dan Jennings speaks during a news conference where he was named manager of the Marlins, Monday, May 18, 2015, in Miami. Jennings replaces Mike Redmond who was fired Sunday after the Marlins were nearly no-hit in a 6-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves that completed a three-game sweep.

Marlins GM Dan Jennings becomes Miami’s manager

Dan Jennings succeeds Mike Redmond and was introduced at a news conference Monday. Redmond was fired Sunday after the Marlins were nearly no-hit in a 6-0 loss to Atlanta that completed a three-game sweep.

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Japan plans to scale back Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium

The government is running out of time and money.

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Dixon takes Indy pole

Scott Dixon had a four-lap average of 226.760 mph in qualifying Sunday to claim his second Indianapolis 500 pole.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, May 10.

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NHL Preview: Rangers take on Tampa Bay

Here's a look at Game 2 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

A puck sits on the face-off dot during the first period of an NHL hockey game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C.

Andersen’s Ducks knock off Blackhawks 4-1 in WCF opener

Game 2 is Tuesday night in Anaheim.

Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond (11) looks on in the dugout before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Washington.

Redmond fired as manager of Marlins after sweep by Braves

Redmond's replacement will be announced Monday, the Marlins said. Bench coach Rob Leary also was fired.

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Wong, Lynn star as Cardinals beat Tigers to avoid sweep

Kolten Wong hit a tiebreaking home run

Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) celebrates with teammate Pablo Prigioni (9) during the first half of Game 1 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Houston.

NBA Playoffs: Rockets back in conference finals for 1st time since ’97

James Harden scored 31 points, Dwight Howard had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Houston Rockets never trailed in a 113-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, sending them to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1997.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes a save during the first period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in New York.

Moore scores late, Rangers beat Lightning 2-1 in Game 1

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist made 23 saves.

Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah, with exercise rider Jorge Alvarez aboard, gallops at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Thursday, May 14, 2015. The Preakness Stakes horse race is scheduled to take place May 16.

American Pharoah wins Preakness in driving rain

American Pharoah has won the Preakness in a driving rain, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid.

Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver (26), guard Kent Bazemore (24) and guard Dennis Schroder (17), from Germany, react during a break in the first half of Game 4 of the second round of the NBA basketball playoffs against the Washington Wizards, Monday, May 11, 2015, in Washington. The Hawks won 106-101.

NBA: Hawks hold on to beat Wizards, Warriors advance to Western final

The Atlanta Hawks make it to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a press conference at the NFL's spring meeting, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Atlanta.

Brady & NFLPA want to call Goodell as witness in ‘Deflategate’

Tom Brady wants to call Commissioner Roger Goodell as a witness in the appeal of the four-game suspension he was handed for "Deflategate."

This photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Boston bomber sentenced to die

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to die by lethal injection for the 2013 terror attack.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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

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This weekend’s top sports shots

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

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