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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, March 13. GRIZZLIES THUMPED BY WIZARDS, CAVS…

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Judge denies Aaron Hernandez request to strike gun testimony

The former NFL star is charged with murder.

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Legislation would open federal land to hunters, anglers

A bipartisan group of senators wants to dramatically broaden access to federal land for hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation.

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NFL: Suh gets record contract with Dolphins

It was another big day of big moves in the National Football League.

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Batter up! Will Ferrell to play every position at spring training

He shifts from the silver screen to the baseball diamond for one of his wackiest stunts yet.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, March 12.

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MLB considering Cuban exhibition games

Commissioner Rob Manfred says the game wants to take advantage of the warming of relations between the U.S. and the communist island.

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NASCAR reinstates Kurt Busch; grants him waiver for Chase

The star driver is still under indefinite probation.

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WWII skiers-turned-soldiers meet modern servicemen slopeside

The nation's greatest outdoorsmen were recruited during World War II for an elite new Army division.

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NFL: Graham to the Seahawks, big QB swap in Philly

Trades have overshadowed the opening day of free agency in the NFL.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, March 11. NCAA AUTOMATIC BIDS Kentucky transfer Kyle Wiltjer…

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Out of the Iditarod for an iPod

A Veteran musher has been disqualified from the sled dog race for carrying a two-way communication device.

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Has rough season for college hoops taken luster off March?

There is concern about the current state of men's college basketball with the NCAA Tournament little more than a week away.

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Aaron Hernandez cellphone records focus of murder trial

Jurors in the murder trial of the former New England Patriots player are pouring over records from his phone in the days surrounding the killing.

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NFL teams making moves

There was a lot of news on the first day of NFL free agency.

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FSU asks judge to throw out lawsuit from Winston accuser

Florida State is asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit from a woman who says star QB Jameis Winston sexually assaulted her.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, March 10.

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Jury in Boston bombing trial hears from victims, sees video

Jurors in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev heard descriptions of horrendous injuries from survivors.

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Undefeated Kentucky remains on top of AP poll

Duke and Arizona are also among the top five teams in college basketball, according to the latest AP poll.

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Mushers embark on trek across Alaska as Iditarod begins

Mushers began the 1,000-mile trek across Alaska in the unusual start location of Fairbanks.

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Catholic Bishops Call for Bell Ringing to Mark End of Civil War

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Archdiocese of Chicago officials say the plan arose out of the denomination's annual meeting.

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Eastern Ill. Lincoln Site to Commemorate 150th Death Anniversary

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The presentations are scheduled for the weekend of April 10 to 12.

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Illinois Observes Earth Hour This Evening

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Lights out from 8:30 to 9:30 this evening.