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Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman during media day for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOTOS: Super Bowl Media Day 2015

The Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots hit the floor for the NFL Super Bowl XLIX media day.

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Marshawn Lynch doesn’t want to get fined

The Seattle Seahawks running back has a goal for Media Day.

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Marshawn Lynch holds an “awesomer” press conference

"You don't feel in beast mode. It feels you."

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No change for NASCAR in 2015

NASCAR won't change its new championship format.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, Jan. 27.

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Nearly half of Americans think Patriots are cheaters, poll shows

Many sports fans believe the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots, engulfed in the so-called "DeflateGate" scandal, are cheaters.

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Former Red Sox pitcher Monbouquette dead at 78

The right-hander also player for the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, and San Francisco Giants.

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Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

Glendale, Arizona is suffering deep financial issues in its efforts to become a sports destination.

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Patriots avoid blizzard, but no escaping DeflateGate storm

The team escaped a blizzard to make their way to Arizona, but there's no avoiding another storm as the mystery of the deflated footballs continues to swirl.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Jan. 26.

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WATCH: Leaked Super Bowl commercials

A 30-second commercial on Super Sunday will cost $4.5 million, but will it be money well spent?

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Tavares scores 4 as Team Toews wins NHL All-Star game.

John Tavares tied an NHL All-Star Game record in a 17-12 triumph over Team Foligno on Sunday.

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PHOTOS: 2015 NFL Pro Bowl

Football's biggest stars took the field for the annual Pro Bowl matchup on Sunday.

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Ryan gamble pays off as Team Irvin wins Pro Bowl

Matt Ryan threw the winning score on a fourth down to give Team Irvin a dramatic 32-28 victory over Team Carter.

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Hall of Famer Ernie ‘Mr. Cub’ Banks dead at 83

The pioneering and famously affable slugger was hailed by the team for which he played 19 seasons as "the greatest Cub in franchise history."

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‘SNL’ takes on Tom Brady and DeflateGate

The New England Patriots QB reminds people that he is not a "science computer" and had nothing to do with deflating footballs.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest and best moments in sports this week.

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NFL conducts dozens of interviews into ‘DeflateGate’

The NFL said evidence thus far supports the conclusion that under-inflated footballs were used by the Patriots.

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Golden State’s Curry tops LeBron in All-Star voting

Stephen Curry rode a late surge to become the top overall vote-getter for the NBA All-Star game.

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It appears health care costs for city of Springfield employees went over budget by more than three million dollars this fiscal year.

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Lincoln Woman Gets Prison Time: Embezzles Two Million Dollars

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A Lincoln woman will serve nearly 4 years in prison for embezzling two million dollars over 17 years.

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Rauner Pushes “Right to Work” Zones

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Gov. Bruce Rauner says one of his priorities for his first year in office will be creating so-called “right to work zones.”

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Lawmaker Introduces Measure to Cut GA, Officer Salaries

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An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut the pay of elected officeholders by 10 percent.

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Portions of MacArthur Blvd. Closed due to Sewer Cave In

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Portions of southbound MacArthur Blvd. are down to one lane due to a sewer cave in.