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Uncharted territory: Predators gear up for game 7

Call it a new frontier for the Nashville Predators, one the Anaheim Ducks know all too well.

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Venues ready, but many challenges remain for Rio Games

With 100 days to go before the Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, the nation famous for doing things at the last minute faces a novel situation: The venues are ready, but the host does not appear to be.

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Clippers lose Paul, Griffin for rest of playoffs

The Los Angeles Clippers were hit with a double whammy on Tuesday.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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NHL: Team values vs. odds of winning the Stanley Cup

A look at the likelihood of a team winning the Stanley Cup versus what they are worth.

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Court: Brady must serve 4-game ‘Deflategate’ suspension

The ruling overturns a lower judge and sides with the NFL in a battle with the players union.

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Woods feels ‘nice and smooth’ after first holes of the year

Tiger Woods played his first stretch of golf holes since last August on Monday at a course opening in Montgomery, Texas to fuel speculations that he could return soon.

Sportscaster and television host Erin Andrews wipes tears as the verdict is read Monday, March 7, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. A jury has awarded Andrews $55 million in her lawsuit against a stalker who bought a hotel room next to her and secretly recorded a nude video, finding that the hotel companies and the stalker shared in the blame. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool)

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Sportscaster Erin Andrews settles video stalker case

Television personality Erin Andrews has reached a settlement with the owner and operator of the Nashville hotel where a nude video of her that went viral was secretly recorded, according to media reports.

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1 week ago

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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2 weeks ago

U of I Bills Pile Up for AD Search

The University of Illinois has spent more than $20,000 on expenses in its search for a new athletic director.

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Appeals court restores Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ suspension

The appeals court ruled that in imposing the suspension, National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell properly exercised his discretion under a collective bargaining agreement.

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‘Laws of Base Ball’ documents fetch record $3.2 million at auction

A trove of historical documents that shed fresh light on the origins of baseball sold at auction on Sunday for more than $3.2 million, a record auction price for papers related to the sport that became America's "national pastime."

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Golf’s Olympic inclusion questioned after high-profile no shows

After a 112-year absence golf was brought back for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, with the International Olympic Committee eager to tap into new markets and win new viewers.

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Curry injured again as Warriors rout Rockets 121-94

The Golden State Warriors overcame the absence of guard Stephen Curry in the second half, and set another NBA record, routing the Houston Rockets 121-94 in Game Four.

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Dallas grand jury indicts former quarterback Johnny Manziel

If convicted, he could face up to a year in jail.

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2 weeks ago

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

Atsede Baysa, left, and Lemi Berhanu Hayle, both of Ethiopia, pose for photos after they won the women's and men's divisions of the 120th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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The best sports shots this week

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

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The weekend sports schedule

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

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Soccer legend Pele debuts biopic

Brazilian soccer star Pele, in New York for the premiere this week of a new movie about his career at the Tribeca film festival, said he hopes the film will inspire a new generation of players.

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NFL to help CFL with officiating program

The leagues said Friday that beginning this season, a group of NFL officials will work as part of CFL crews during preseason and regular-season games in June and July.

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Capitol Honors Fallen Police Officers

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Secretary of State Jesse White says police officers should still be revered as heroes.

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Holocaust Remembered at Old State Capitol

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The state's annual Yom Hashoah service brought Gov. Bruce Rauner to the Old State Capitol Thursday morning.

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Langfelder Enlists Manar to Help Extend Downtown TIF

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Mayor Jim Langfelder says he's working with state lawmakers to get legislation passed to extend by 12 years the city's downtown Tax Increment Financing District, which is otherwise set to expire soon.

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DuQuoin State Fair Starts Vendor Payment Program

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Officials with the Du Quoin State Fair have created a new program to pay vendors who weren't compensated for their 2015 expenses.

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Lawmakers Question Auditor General About Spending

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A group of Republican lawmakers is demanding that Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino explain spending by his campaign committee while he was a state representative.