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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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

Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Nick Boynton warms up before facing the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL hockey game in Denver on Monday, Feb. 4, 2008.

Coyotes broadcaster charged with assault in casino fight

Nick Boynton, an Arizona Coyotes broadcaster and former NHL defensemen, faces charges after biting an officer at a Buffalo casino.

Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee won in overtime 76-73.

Tennessee fires basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

Tennessee fires coach Donnie Tyndall after one season, amid an NCAA investigation.

Kentucky's Marcus Lee, right, blocks a shot by West Virginia's Jonathan Holton during the first half of a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland.

Kentucky rolls Mountaineers in the Midwest Regional

Top-seed Kentucky advances after defeating West Virginia 78-39 rout of West Virginia in the Midwest Regional.

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

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GPS can’t help Cubs pitcher find his way

You've heard of baseball pitchers who have trouble finding the plate. How about a pitcher who can't even find the ballpark?

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The biggest bank accounts in baseball

The Yankees are once again baseball's most valuable team.

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Aaron Hernandez cousin due back on the stand in murder trial

Prosecutors are "about a week or so" away from resting their case, which is beginning its ninth week.

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Judge lets ex-NHL players’ lawsuit go on

Former players are seeking unspecified financial damages and medical monitoring for neurological disorders.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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Hornets, Clippers will play 2 preseason games in China

The games are part of the NBA's effort to grow the brand internationally.

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Nicklaus gets Congressional honor

The 75-year old Nicklaus is the winner of an unprecedented 18 major championships.

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NFL owners shoot down video replay changes

The only replay proposal to be approved will allow game officials to use replay for clock issues.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, March 25.

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Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work

Long before that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most baseball players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce.

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Donald Sterling’s wife, girlfriend to face off in court

The wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is going to court to seek $2.5 million in real estate and cars he gave a girlfriend.

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NFL names overseer for player discipline

The league has had several high-profile issues with player conduct and its investigative processes recently.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, March 24.

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NFL doles out extra draft picks

NFC champion Seattle, Denver ,and Kansas City are among the teams getting compensatory picks in this year's draft.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.