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NCAA: Emmert gets contract extension

The NCAA says its board of governors has voted to extend the contract of President Mark Emmert for three years, through October 2020.

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Super models, super heroes add up to Super strange Media Day

Media Day was transformed into Opening Night for Super Bowl 50 but the switch to prime time did nothing to change the zany tone on Monday as super models and super heroes mingled with giants of sports journalism.

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Super Bowl babies

Seal and a bunch of "babies" come together to highlight what happens after the big game.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

Bruno Mars performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Bruno Mars to join Coldplay and Beyonce at Super Bowl

The Gorilla singer, who headlined the big gig two years ago, has been linked to Sunday's spectacular.

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NFL says NBC, CBS to share Thursday Night Football broadcast

NBC, owned by Comcast Corp, and CBS will broadcast five games each in 2016 and 2017.

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PHOTOS: Super Bowl through the years

A look back on some of professional football's best moments on its biggest nights.

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Last rodeo or not, Peyton assured spot in pantheon of greats

Peyton Manning has said Super Bowl 50 could be his "last rodeo" and if the Denver Broncos quarterback rides off into the sunset holding the Vince Lombardi trophy the fairytale finish will not be an unfamiliar one.

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Golden Super Bowl now grown up from modest beginning

The stadium had 33,000 empty seats, tickets for the game went for a top price of $12 and college marching bands supplied most of the entertainment.

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‘Slow-footed goon’ Scott has last laugh at NHL All-Star game

The 33-year-old Scott was voted Team Pacific captain as part of an Internet campaign aimed at poking fun at the tough guy’s career.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning speak to one another following the NFL football AFC Championship game between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Denver. The Broncos defeated the Patriots 20-18 to advance to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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The week’s top sports shots

A look at 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 this weekend’s major sporting events.

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These sports teams are running out of fans

Here's a look at the professional sports teams who have lost the most fans.

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WATCH: Michael Phelps’ ‘Curtain of Distraction’ goes swimmingly

18-time gold medal winner Michael Phelps joined Arizona State students to cause Oregon State's Stephen Thompson Jr. to miss a pair of free throws.

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Could a Super Bowl ever be staged outside the U.S.?

The NFL strategy to expand the sport globally continues to gather pace.

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Blatter expects to be at FIFA election even if still banned

Sepp Blatter expects to attend the FIFA election on Feb. 26 even though his appeal against an eight-year ban is unlikely to be resolved by then.

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Inquiry finds many concert tickets are held for insiders

Had a hard time getting a ticket to a concert or sporting event? It may be because more than half of tickets to some events are reserved for various industry insiders.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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Bad ink! Patriots fan gets tattoo declaring Super Bowl win

A New England Patriots fan was a bit premature when he got a tattoo declaring the team champions of a game they never reached — yet he says he has no regrets.

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Senate Democrat Hopefuls Joust

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First joint appearance for Duckworth, Harris, Zopp

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Public Not Allowed at Obama Speech — But Will Be Broadcast Live on WTAX

President Barack Obama signs the Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009 bill into law in the Oval Office of the White House. With President Obama are from left: Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL); Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY); Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA); Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO); Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA).
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When: 12 May 2009
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A spokesman for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says the public will not be able to attend when President Barack Obama delivers a speech in the Illinois House chamber on Wednesday.

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State Museum Prepared to Re-Open — If Lawmakers Allow It

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The Illinois State Museum can open once again. But State Department of Natural Resources head Wayne Rosenthal says not yet.

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Davis Proposes FAA, Air Traffic Control Operations Changes

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Davis and and a Democratic Congressman are proposing that that Air Traffic Control operations be run by a not-for-profit entity.

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Report: Police Program Helped Man Who Prostituted Teen

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A newspaper report says a man who's serving 15 years in prison for running an underage prostitution operation did so out of an apartment obtained with the help of the Peoria Police Department.