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Fate of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez in hands of jury

Jurors deliberated for about 90 minutes Tuesday after hearing closing arguments.

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UConn women do it again

The Huskies are the NCAA women's basketball champs for the 10th time.

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Tokyo turns focus to delivering ‘sustainable’ 2020 Games

The 2020 Olympics promised the most innovative and "sustainable" Games ever.

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NBA heading to Cuba

The league will hold a three-day development camp and host clinics for youth.

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MLB Opening Day: The Easter Bunny attacks!

The Easter Bunny does more than deliver baskets during the Washington Nationals' Opening Day mascot race.

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Calipari, Haywood top list of Hall of Fame selections

Kentucky coach John Calipari and Spencer Haywood are among 11 new inductees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, April 7.

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Closing arguments set in trial of ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez

Both sides have 90 minutes Tuesday to tell jurors how they see the case.

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PHOTOS: Blue Devils bounce Badgers, take NCAA National Championship

March Madness came to a dramatic end on Monday night as the Duke Blue Devils captured the school's fifth national title.

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Duke beats Wisconsin for 5th basketball crown

The Blue Devils beat Wisconsin 68-63 to give coach Krzyzewski his fifth national championship.

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Twitter reacts to Wisconsin fans dressed as Teletubbies

What happens when you dress as a Teletubby at a nationally televised sporting event and your team loses? This guy found out.

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Bruce Jenner’s big TV reveal reportedly happening this month

The two-hour ABC News special will detail the Olympian's transition from male to female.

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Defense rests in murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez

The prosecution spent more than two months laying out its case but he defense has questioned why Hernandez would put his career on the line and attacked what it called sloppy police work.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, April 6.

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All eyes on Indy as Badgers prepare to battle Blue Devils

March Madness comes to a close tonight as Wisconsin takes on Duke for the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.

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David Beckham voted best celebrity dad

The soccer star earns high marks as a father.

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Badgers, Blue Devils head to Finals

Wisconsin stunned Kentucky, ending a 38-win streak while Duke easily handled Michigan State.

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PHOTOS: Duke dismantles Spartans to head to Finals

The Blue Devils beat Michigan State 81-61 to reach the Finals.

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PHOTOS: Wisconsin ends Kentucky’s streak to reach Finals

The Badgers bounced the Wildcats out of title contention with a stunning 71-64 win.

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.