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NBA sets attendance mark

The NBA heads into the post-season on the heels of a record year in attendance.

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Kentucky Derby: Bring your hat, leave your selfie stick at home

The venerable race track has banned the obtrusive poles, saying they're a safety issue.

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Aaron Hernandez’s mom: I shared bond with victim’s mother

The mother of the former New England Patriots star says she shares a bond with the mother of the man her son was convicted of killing

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 17.

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Judge gets first chance to vet new NCAA head injury deal

A U.S judge will soon get his first chance to scrutinize a reworked deal in a class-action, head-injury lawsuit against the NCAA.

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New Kentucky Derby suites offer ‘dirty’ view

A year after a dust up, Churchill Downs is opening suites for the owners of Kentucky Derby horses so close to the track they can see the dirt being kicked up.

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Hawks, Habs, Flames open playoffs with wins

The Chicago Blackhawks have the upper hand in their division semifinal series following a marvelous comeback in Nashville.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, April 16.

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After conviction, many court cases left for Aaron Hernandez

The former New England Patriots tight end was sentenced to life in prison, but his legal troubles aren't over.

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NFL stadium czar meets with Oakland officials

The league's stadium czar pressed Raiders executives and government officials on their efforts to keep the team in the East Bay.

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Virginia Baseball Tops William & Mary

In the season debuts of Joe McCarthy and Jack Gerstenmaier, Virginia Baseball defeated William & Mary 3-2 at Davenport Field.

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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder

Once a star player with a $40 million contract, Hernandez will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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TWITTER REACTS: Aaron Hernandez guilty verdict

A Massachusetts jury found the former New England Patriots star guilty in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

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Spurs players form epic 80s band Spuran Spuran

When they're not on the court, Matt Bonner, Aron Baynes, Kawhi Leonard, and Patty Mills are in a band ... oh, and the Spurs Coyote is on keyboards.

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British fans push for U.S. sports across the pond

Britain's Conservative Party says it will push for American football, basketball, and baseball franchises to be based in the country.

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Big score: College bowl game payouts surpass $500 million

Bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars schools and conferences last year, an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.

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Boston marks somber anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

The city of Boston faces a somber day as it marks the second anniversary of the bombing attack on its marathon that killed three people and injured 264.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, April 15.

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Woman must return pricey gifts to wife of ex-Clippers owner

A judge ruled Shelly Sterling, wife of former Clippers owner Donald Sterling, is owed $2.6 million from a woman her husband showered with gifts.

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Judge: Jurors in Tsarnaev trial can’t attend Boston Marathon

Jurors were warned to stay away from this year's marathon and any events related to the anniversary of the 2013 attack.

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Today in entertainment history: April 27

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Rector Voices Confidence In Sullivan

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UVA Rector George Martin voices confidence in President Teresa Sullivan.

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Buford Band Director Will Retire

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The longtime director of the Buford Middle School band is retiring.

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Charter Schools Prepare To Share Building

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Albemarle's two charter schools will be in the same building by the fall.

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Politicians Dominate List Of May Speakers

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Many political figures will appear at Virginia schools in May.