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Miami Heat Aims To Win Legacy-Defining 3rd Straight NBA Title

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The NBA finals begin Thursday night between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs. It's a repeat of last year's series. And in hockey, the LA Kings won Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals in overtime.

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Clippers Sale Claims Attention As NBA Inches Toward Finals Rematch

Friday, May 30, 2014

The Eastern and Western Conference finals are underway in the NBA. Meanwhile, the league has announced its agreement with Shelly Sterling to sell the LA Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

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U.S. Men's Soccer Team Tries To Jell Before World Cup

Friday, May 16, 2014

In one month, the U.S. Men's national soccer team plays Ghana, in the first of three tough opening round games at the World Cup in Brazil. A pre-World Cup camp opened this week at Stanford University.

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Apology, Defense And Defiance: The Sterlings Speak Out

Monday, May 12, 2014

Banned Los Angeles Clippers owners Donald Sterling and his wife, Shelly, have conducted separate television interviews. Donald told CNN that he's not a racist and that he's sorry if he has offended anyone; Shelly told ABC that she will fight to keep her 50 percent stake in the team.

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NFL Draft To Begin, Houston Texans Have No. 1 Pick

Thursday, May 08, 2014

The annual NFL draft of players starts Thursday with the first round at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The Houston Texans, by virtue of their 2-14 record last season, will have the first pick.

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Sterling Expected To Fight Forced Sale Of LA Clippers

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

It's been more than a week since the Donald Sterling scandal erupted. The NBA players union, legal experts and others say anything short of a Sterling exile could have long-term consequences.

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Donald Sterling Banned For Life From NBA, Fined $2.5 Million

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned for life from the league. The decision, coupled with a $2.5 million fine, comes in the wake of Sterling's racist remarks.

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NBA To Address Racial Rant Allegedly Made By Clippers Owner

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Donald Sterling is said to be on a tape that was released to the media in which he allegedly made racist comments. The NBA is investigating whether it is Sterling on the tape.

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NBA Weighs Penalties After Sterling's Alleged Race Remarks Surface

Monday, April 28, 2014

Controversy is swirling around racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The NBA is exploring its potential responses as it investigates the allegations.

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Northwestern Players To Vote On Historic Union Question

Friday, April 25, 2014

Football players at Northwestern University are scheduled to vote Friday on whether to unionize. The outcome of the vote won't be revealed until an appeal by the university is heard.

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NCAA Directors Decide To Allow More Freedom To Wealthier Schools

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Major changes are expected for the NCAA, whose board meets Thursday. Directors will consider giving the five power conferences more autonomy, as well as changing the way scholarships are administered.

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NBA's Regular Season Ends Wednesday, NHL Playoffs Begin

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The National Hockey League playoffs start Wednesday night, and the National Basketball Association playoffs begin Saturday. We run down the post-season picture for both sports.

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Napier's 22 Points Helps UConn Beat Kentucky In Men's Final

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Connecticut has won its second men's NCAA basketball title in four years. Senior Shabazz Napier scored 22 points. The Huskies beat the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 Monday night in Arlington, Texas.

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In NCAA Finals, Two Recent Champions On Unlikely Rides

Monday, April 07, 2014

The Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies take the court in Monday's NCAA men's college basketball final. NPR's Tom Goldman talks to Melissa Block about what to watch for in the game.

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Kentucky Wildcats To Play UConn Huskies In NCAA Final

Monday, April 07, 2014

The top-two men's college basketball teams play for the championship Monday night in Dallas. Eighth-seeded Kentucky will face seventh-seeded UConn. Neither team was even in the tournament last year.

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UConn To Face Kentucky In NCAA Final

Sunday, April 06, 2014

The matchup is set for Monday's men's NCAA basketball championship. The Connecticut Huskies will take on the Kentucky Wildcats.

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Labor Ruling May Be Tipping Point For College Sports

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Last week, a National Labor Relations Board ruling gave football players at Northwestern University the right to unionize. Northwestern is challenging the decision. The NCAA supports the appeal.

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Court's Decision Will Encourage Joint Fundraising Committees

Thursday, April 03, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down limits on how much a single individual can give in total to candidates and parties. The ruling could give wealthy donors even more influence in elections.

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Freshmen Wildcats Step Easily Into Storied Tradition

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Kentucky Wildcats are headed to the Final Four in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament. It's the third time in five years the team has made the semifinals — all under coach John Calipari.

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Kentucky Ends Wichita State's Unbeaten Season

Monday, March 24, 2014

The men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments are underway. On the men's side, two highly regarded teams are out of the tournament: Wichita State and the University of Kansas.

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