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INSTANT REPLAY: The week’s best sports photos

A look back at some of the week's biggest plays in sports and the moments you may have missed.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter speaks during a press conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. FIFA will not reopen the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, and will publish at least some of the confidential report into the bidding process, Blatter said Friday.

Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

Sepp Blatter's FIFA re-election came despite demands that he quit in the face of a major bribery scandal.

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WATCH: Preserving Muhammad Ali’s childhood home

An effort is underway to restore the Louisville home where the boxing legend grew up.

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Sharper set for change-of-plea in sex assault case

The former NFL star is closer to resolving charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women in four states.

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Lightning vs. Rangers: It all comes down to tonight

Tampa Bay travels to New York for a decisive Game 7.

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Blatter expected to be re-elected despite FIFA scandal

World soccer boss Sepp Blatter is defying growing calls for him to step down in the face of corruption scandals engulfing the sport.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Friday, May 29.

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EA Sports is adding the women’s game to FIFA 2016

In 2016, women are in the game.

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Watch Steph Curry’s adorable daughter steal the post-game presser – again

Riley Curry is the hottest sports baby in the game right now.

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Pressure mounts as FIFA scandal widens

The corruption scandal engulfing world soccer's governing body is deepening, with warnings from big sponsors and growing criticism from politicians.

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BEST OF: Warriors overcome Rockets to reach NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors have won the Western Conference Championship and will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, May 28.

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Husband/wife team say they hit back-to-back holes-in-one

The odds of two amateur golfers getting an ace on the same hole in the same round are 26 million-to-1.

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Soccer rocked as top FIFA officials arrested in U.S. corruption probe

Seven of the most powerful figures in soccer face extradition to the U.S. after their arrest in Switzerland, where authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups.

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BEST OF: Cavs sweep Hawks to head to NBA Finals

Watch Cleveland win the Eastern Conference Championship through the lens of a high-def slow-motion camera.

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NHL Preview: Ducks battle Blackhawks in Game 6

Here's a look at Game 6 in the Western Conference Finals.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, May 27.

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Venus Williams fined at French Open after snubbing media

The tennis star has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers.

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World Series of Poker starts this week with new events

The annual set of 68 tournaments at the Rio Hotel & Casino that rewards millions of dollars to the best card sharks starts Wednesday.

Recent Headlines

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Ban on “Conversion Therapy” Passes Legislature

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The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.

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Union Legislation Would Prohibit Strike or Rauner Lockout

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The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.

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Mark Hart Named Interim Springfield Fire Chief

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Springfield has an interim fire chief.

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Hastert Resigns from Wheaton College Board

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.

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Rauner: No Special Session if No Agreement Reached by Sunday

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Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.