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Preview: NHL games of the night

A look at tonight's slate of Stanley Cup playoff games.

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Man who shipped guns to ex-NFLer Hernandez to be sentenced

Oscar Hernandez, no relation to Aaron, has pleaded guilty to charges including gun conspiracy and lying to a grand jury.

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, former Milwaukee Brewers’ Craig Counsell throws during a spring training baseball workout in Phoenix. Counsell was hired as manager of the Brewers on Monday, May 4, 2015, replacing Ron Roenicke who was fired the night before.

Craig Counsell replaces Ron Roenicke with Milwaukee Brewers

The Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke and replaced him with former Milwaukee infielder Craig Counsell.

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry points after making a three pointer while drawing a foul against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry wins NBA MVP

Stephen Curry beats out Houston's James Harden for the NBA's Most Valuable Player award.

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promotes the new "Saint & Greavsie" TV show as part of Setanta's FA Cup Final coverage.

Soccer legend Jimmy Greaves in intensive care

England soccer legend Jimmy Greaves is in an intensive care unit in hospital after suffering a severe stroke.

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Floyd Mayweather’s ‘Punch-Out’ Nintendo game

Did you miss the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight? No worries, because you can watch this hilarious "Nintendo" version of the event.

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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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This week’s top sports shots

Some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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Mike Tyson is not throwing a fight night house party

Please don't go to the heavyweight's house ... he won't be there.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

A look at tonight's slate of Stanley Cup playoff games.

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Derby line-up changes

The lineup change means 5-2 favorite American Pharoah will break from the No. 17.

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PHOTOS: 2015 NFL Draft

The first round of the 2015 draft brings in the latest class of NFL stars.

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Heisman winners Winston, Mariota go 1-2 in NFL draft

In a new location with lots of international flavor, the 2015 NFL draft got underway, with some big names going early.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Friday, May 1.

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NBA: Wiggins reportedly takes top rookie honors

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins played 82 games this season, averaging 16.9 points per game.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hospitalized with chest pains

The 68-year-old sportsman underwent quadruple bypass surgery earlier this month after he was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.

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American Pharoah is early Derby favorite

The horse comes into the Derby having won the Arkansas Derby by eight lengths.

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Boxing’s big money night

What makes the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing match one of the most anticipated fights of all time? Money.

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Groundbreaking golfer Calvin Peete passes away

Calvin Peete, the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, has died at the age of 71.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, April 30.

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Truck, Freight Train Collide Near Blue Mound

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A truck driver was injured after he was hit by a freight train on Route 48 near the Macon/Christian County line.

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Florence Sentenced to 72 Years

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The man who attacked a Springfield police officer responding to a dropped 911 call has been sentenced to 72 years in prison.

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Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert Indicted

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Federal prosecutors have announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert.

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State Rep. Questions Payroll Practices for Education Secretary

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At least one Illinois lawmaker is asking for an explanation – why is the governor’s Education Secretary being paid from the Human Services budget?

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Springfield Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.3%

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The rate fell to 4.3 percent this April, compared to 5.3 percent last April.