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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Monday, March 23.

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Ex-NFL player Sharper gets 9 years in Arizona sex assault

Former NFL All-Pro Darren Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault.

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March Madness: How ‘sweet’ it is

It was a wild weekend of basketball, with the NCAA men's basketball tournament down to the "Sweet 16."

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

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Prosecutors focus on Aaron Hernandez’s mood

Prosecutors say the former NFL star suddenly became aggressive and agitated two nights before the killing of his friend.

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Falcons, Bills land tight ends

The Dolphins, Browns, and Giants are among the teams that also signed new players.

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Georgia State coach’s reaction to game winning shot is the best thing about March Madness so far

Ron Hunter is so stunned he falls out of his chair after star player - who is also his son - sinks a game-winning 3 pointer.

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Big surprises in the Big Dance

For the first time in 20 years a pair of 14th seeds has moved into the Round of 32 in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Friday, March 20. LONGSHOTS GEORGIA STATE, UAB LEAVE…

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Possible changes coming to NFL replay

The league's competition committee will propose significant changes to replay at next week's owners meetings.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, March 19.

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Dayton, Robert Morris rally to advance

Dayton became the first team in 28 years to play an NCAA Tournament game on its home court.

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The President’s March Madness bracket

The basketball fan in chief has made his predictions for the 2015 NCAA tournament. Do you agree with them?

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MLB players association prez would ‘love’ to see Rose reinstated

Pete Rose, baseball's all-time hits leader, applied for reinstatement earlier this week.

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NHL GMs recommend rules changes

The recommendations will go to the joint NHL/NHLPA competition committee.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the biggest sports stories making news today, Wednesday, March 18. HAMPTON WINS, GETS KENTUCKY NEXT…

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Tim McGraw to narrate documentary about Shaq

The country superstar is also a huge basketball fan.

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Dallas Seavey wins third Iditarod, beating his father

The 28-year-old was the first to cross the finish line of the 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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49ers’ Chris Borland retires, fearing head trauma

The standout rookie announces his retirement after just one season, shocking the sports world and sparking another conversation about concussions.

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

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Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

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An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.