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This week’s top sports shots

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

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Betting on the Olympics?

Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.

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SPRING TRAINING: Brew Crew keeps K-Rod, bad break for Toronto

Some of the headlines coming out of spring training today, Friday, Feb. 27.

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Judge sides with Peterson

Adrian Peterson is a step closer to playing in the NFL again.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Friday, Feb. 27.

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Ex-Louisville guard Jones pleads not guilty to rape

The Memphis native was dismissed from the team Sunday.

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Witness: Aaron Hernandez smoked pot hours before the killing

Hernandez is charged with the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

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Jack Nicklaus gets his own ice cream

Jack Nicklaus is now devoting time to the one glaring weakness in his incomparable career.

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SPRING TRAINING: Hamilton meets with MLB

Josh Hamilton hasn't reported to spring training in Arizona after undergoing surgery on his right shoulder earlier this month.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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Is roller derby the new little league?

Junior roller derby — with kids as young as 6 or 7 — is growing in popularity.

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Hall of Fame game slated for May 23 at Doubleday Field

Hall of Famers Rollie Fingers, Tom Glavine, Phil Niekro, and Ozzie Smith are returning to Doubleday Field.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Feb. 25.

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Spring Training: Stanton’s ready to go

Giancarlo Stanton says he's fully recovered from the September beaning that ended his 2014 season.

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Council OKs L.A. stadium backed by Rams owner

With a 5-0 vote, the council approved the $2 billion plan at a meeting Tuesday night.

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Lawmaker seeks to ban chewing tobacco in baseball

MLB players would be banned from using chewing tobacco under the first bill in a nationwide campaign planned by anti-tobacco activists.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Feb. 24.

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WATCH: Byron Jones shatters NFL combine record

The UConn cornerback delivered a performance for the ages, recording an astonishing 12-foot, 3-inch broad jump that set not only a combine record, but what appears to be a world record as well.

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Spring training warms up players, winter-weary fans

MLB training camps heat up this week, warming the hearts of fans suffering in the arctic chill of a brutal winter.

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Local Expert Favors Net Neutrality

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UIS expert says those without "deep pockets" will have equal access to internet.

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Rauner Holding Fast to Reallocation to Get Through Rest of the Fiscal Year

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The Governor holds General Assembly responsible for budget shortfalls.

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Winter Weather Advisory Effective 6PM Saturday – 6PM Sunday

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4 - 6 inches of snow expected in the area; snow emergency in effect at 7pm tonight in Springfield.

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Snow Emergency Declared in Springfield; Salt Supplies Plentiful

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The City of Springfield has declared another snow emergency -- it's in effect from 7:00 Saturday night through 7:00 Monday night.

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Quinn’s Back, Suggests Voters Have “Buyer’s Remorse” with Rauner

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Former Gov. Pat Quinn thinks Illinois may be feeling buyer’s remorse after hearing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget plan.