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Ex-NFL star Hernandez wants double-murder indictment thrown out

Lawyers for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, who is serving a life sentence for killing an acquaintance in 2013, have filed a motion to quash a separate double-murder indictment.

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Rory, Jordan share top billing at PGA Championship

The return from injury by Rory McIlroy to defend his title at this week's PGA Championship at Whistling Straits gives the year's final major extra spice as Jordan Spieth aims to carve out another slice of golf history.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 11.

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NASCAR’s Buddy Baker, winner of 1980 Daytona 500, dies

Baker, known as the "Gentle Giant" for his affable demeanor and 6-foot-6-inch frame, was a 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee and named in 1998 one of its 50 greatest drivers.

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Twitter huddles with NFL to tackle audience challenge

A two-year content and advertising deal announced Monday expands upon similar partnerships that Twitter forged with the NFL in 2013 and 2014.

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WATCH: Best of 2015 Hall of Fame speeches

Watch a quick recap of all 2015 Hall of Fame inductees speeches, including the most hilarious and heartfelt moments from a crowd-pleasing night in Canton.

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Highlights from J.J. Henry’s clutch win at Barracuda Championship

In the final round of the Barracuda Championship, the only tournament on the PGA Tour to use the Modified Stableford system, J.J. Henry outplays Kyle Reifers to capture his third tour win.

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Blake Griffin channels ‘SpaceJam’ in dunk contest

This promises to be one silly shoe commercial.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Monday, Aug. 10.

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American football legend Frank Gifford dead

A star on the football field for the New York Giants and later a star in the broadcasting booth with the "Monday Night Football" team that helped popularize the NFL, died on Sunday at age 84.

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Seau, Bettis among 6 inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

he daughter of the late Junior Seau was emotional but composed as the linebacker was among six players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Saturday.

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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WATCH: 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame player profiles

Jerome Bettis, Junior Seau, Tim Brown, and five other football greats will be enshrined as the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015.

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Amazing! Batter hits home run on backward swing

This could be the coolest home run in history.

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Oh pitches baseball, 8 sports bid for spot at 2020 Olympics

Representatives of new sports are making their case to be included in the 2020 Games.

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Mayweather defends upcoming Berto fight

Floyd Mayweather's latest title defense began outside the ring on Thursday as he fought to validate his upcoming bout against Andre Berto.

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WATCH: Making the Pro Football Hall of Fame gold jacket

Go behind the scenes into the making of the iconic Gold Jacket for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.

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Spieth re-sets goals for year, eyes top spot in rankings

Though Spieth's bid for a calendar grand slam of the majors ended at St. Andrews, he can still add a third leg at next week's PGA Championship while he would become world number one with victory this Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 7.

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Extra Police Patrols for Labor Day Weekend

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"Drive Sober, or Get Pulled Over."

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Sangamon Co. Clerk Disputes Voter Roll Study

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Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray says don't believe what you read when it comes to alleged analysis of the county's voter rolls by the Public Interest Legal Foundation.

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CWLP Bond Rating Analyzed

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City Water Light and Power says Moody's Investors Service is keeping the electric utility bond rating at A3.

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Durbin: Enough Votes Supporting Iran Nuclear Deal

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Democrats in the U.S. Senate have enough votes to uphold a preserve the Iran nuclear deal, but U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is aiming for a higher goal.

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Video Recovered That Could Help Manhunt

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Authorities believe they've recovered video that will help the investigation into who killed a Fox Lake police officer.