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NBA trailblazer Collins: Remember me as ‘good teammate’

Jason Collins says he wants to be remembered as a good teammate than as the first openly gay player in major American sports.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Nov. 20.

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NBA suspends Taylor for domestic violence

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was suspended after pleading guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault.

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Lawyers for NFL, players defend concussion deal

A proposed multimillion-dollar settlement for concussions sustained while playing football has been criticized for being "inadequate."

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Seattle’s media-shy Lynch fined $50K for silence

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined for not speaking to reporters after Sunday's loss.

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Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires

Collins, a 7-foot defensive specialist, played for six teams during his 13-year NBA career.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Nov. 19.

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Tide takes top spot

The Tide has turned in the latest College Football Playoff ranking.

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Tiger Woods lashes out over Jenkins’ parody

The veteran golfer shot back at writer Dan Jenkins for penning a satirical interview, calling it "a grudge-fueled piece of character assassination."

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NBA’s Dwight Howard being investigated for child abuse

Authorities in Georgia are investigating allegations against the Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard.

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NFL suspends Vikings’ Peterson for ‘abusive discipline’

The star running back has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of 2014 season.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 18.

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DEA inquiry into NFL could be extensive

The federal probe into possible drug prescription abuse in the league could involve all 32 teams.

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Keflezighi, Simpson named top track athletes of the year

Boston Marathon champ Meb Keflezighi and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been voted the top track stars of 2014.

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Stanton strikes landmark deal with Marlins

All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to a contract extension worth $325 million, the most lucrative deal in U.S. professional sports.

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Bell tolls as Steelers produce comeback win

Running back Le'Veon Bell had a huge night to help his team overcome the Tennessee Titans.

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Estate of local icon provides large gift to public library for upgrades

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Topinka Honored, Remembered in Memorial Service

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2002 file photo, Illinois state Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka participates in a Republican campaign rally in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term for state comptroller in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Friends, family, and politicians bid their final farewell to Judy Baar Topinka.