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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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Royals still perfect, but Tigers finally fall

There's just one unbeaten team at this stage of the young major league season.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, April 14. ROCKETS CATCH SPURS, GRIZZLIES FALL BACK There could…

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Jurors to deliberate for 6th day in Aaron Hernandez trial

The jury weighing the guilt of the former New England Patriots star has deliberated for more than 27 hours.

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Don’t celebrate so soon!

This runner learns the hard way that celebrating victory before crossing the finish line could backfire.

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Former NFL player a suspect in prison murder

Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a California prison.

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Passing time during a rain delay

These baseball players know how to make the best of bed weather.

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Tigers, Royals remain perfect

There are just two unbeaten teams remaining in the majors, and both reside in the American League Central.

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Real life ‘Spider-Man’ climbs Dubai skyscraper

Using just chalk and sticky tape - and no safety harness - this 52-year-old scaled the 75 story building.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, April 13.

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Aaron Hernandez jury to resume deliberations for 5th day

The 12 jurors spent nearly 20 hours last week deliberating.

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Jordan Spieth wins Masters at 21 with record-tying score

Spieth became the first Masters champion to lead after every round since Raymond Floyd 39 years ago

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UVA Baseball, Men’s Lacrosse Drop Road Games

The Virginia men's lacrosse team fell to Duke, 15-8, and the Virginia baseball team fell to Georgia Tech, 4-3, on Sunday afternoon.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Some of the biggest sporting events scheduled to take place this weekend.

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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MLB to give Rose reinstatement a ‘fresh look’

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said on Friday that intends to give a reinstatement request by banned player Pete Rose a…

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Today in entertainment history: April 28

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.

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UVA Sets Up Committees On Student Costs

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UVA will set up new committees that focus on costs of being a student.

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Library Board Gets Complaints About Display

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Our area's library board hears complaints about a display at the Central Library.

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Orange School Lockdown Based On Bogus Threat

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A Gordonsville school had a lockdown Monday, but the call that triggered it was bogus.

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CNU Poll: Bush Leading Clinton In Virginia

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A new poll from Christopher Newport University shows Jeb Bush leading Hillary Clinton by two percentage points.