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Former Chargers linebacker Seau among HOF finalists

Late NFL great Junior Seau was among 18 finalists announced for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Jury selection to begin in first murder trial of Hernandez

The former New England Patriots star faces the first of two murder trials.

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Report: NFL should have sought more in Rice case

The probe concluded that the league should have done a better job investigating the incident.

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Boston to bid for 2024 Olympics

Boston will be the American candidate city that will bid to host the 2024 Summer Games.

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WATCH: High school baller’s chin-above-the-rim dunk

This dunk will leave you speechless.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) warms up before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Minneapolis.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers returns to practice for Packers

Aaron Rodgers has returned to practice for the Green Bay Packers after sitting out with a left calf injury.

Atlanta Hawks mascot Harry the Hawk performs for the crowd during a timeout in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 109-105.

Winning is apparently not enough in Atlanta

The Atlanta Hawks are hot, winning 20 of their last 22 games. They are also for sale.

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Dallas Cowboys ‘Doomsday Defenseman’ Jethro Pugh dead

Former defensive tackle Jethro Pugh, who played in five Super Bowls, has died at the age of 70.

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Karate wants to be included in 2020 Olympics

Reforms by the IOC have given karate officials renewed hope that the martial art could be added to the Tokyo games.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the top sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Jan. 8.

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Cooperstown’s class of 2015 reflects diversity in game

From tallest to shortest, and a hybrid starter/reliever to a versatile regular, the class of 2015 embodies the diversity that is part of baseball's appeal.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers drops back to pass during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game against the St. Louis Rams Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis.

Rodgers sits out Packers practice, still expected to start

Coach Mike McCarthy still expects his starting quarterback to be ready on Sunday when the Green Bay Packers host Dallas.

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez attends a pretrial hearing in the first of two murder cases against him at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Hernandez is charged with murder in the killing of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd in 2013. He also is charged with killing two men in Boston in 2012. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in both cases.

Aaron Hernandez relative granted immunity in murder case

A relative of Aaron Hernandez has been granted immunity in the former New England Patriots star's upcoming murder trial.

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) scores a touchdown against the Washington Redskins during the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J.

Beckham going to the Pro Bowl, replacing Megatron

The NFL announced Wednesday that Odell Beckham Jr. has been chosen to replace the injured Calvin Johnson of Detroit in the Jan. 25 game.

Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov, from Russia, left, drives past Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.

Cavaliers land center Timofey Mozgov in traded with Nuggets

The Cavaliers have filled their biggest need, acquiring center Timofey Mozgov from the Denver Nuggets for two future first-round draft picks.

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Jameis Winston to enter NFL draft

Quarterback Jameis Winston plans to leave Florida State University, his father told ESPN.

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Boxing great Muhammad Ali released from hospital

The three-time world heavyweight champion is back home after being hospitalized for over a week.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the top sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Jan. 7.

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Electronic Arts must face ex-NFL players’ lawsuit over video games

Former players say the video game maker of using their likenesses in the "Madden NFL" series without permission.

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Woman convicted of stalking ‘Orange is the New Black’ star

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Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.

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More clues point to an all-girl ‘Ghostbusters’

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Director Paul Feig has teased fans with his latest "Ghostbusters" casting coup.

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Star-studded cast bringing back ‘Wet Hot American Summer’

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Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, and Paul Rudd will officially reprise their roles from the 2001 cult comedy.

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Chocolate maker trolls Patriots with ‘deflated football’ candy

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The chocolate football with a big dent in its side is good enough to (ch)eat!

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Chris Pratt the favorite to take on ‘Indiana Jones’ remake

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The "Guardians of the Galaxy" star is the latest frontrunner to lead a planned Disney remake.