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Villanova players celebrate after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against North Carolina, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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The week’s top sports shots

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

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The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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AP source: Jets left tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson to retire

Ferguson was scheduled to count $14.1 million against the team's salary cap this season, and had been approached about potentially taking a pay cut to help give the Jets relief. If he didn't agree to a cut, there was a possibility he would have been released.

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Tracing the birth of baseball

Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father.

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Watch NBA TV for free this weekend

NBA fans who don't have NBA TV will catch a break — and a chance to see history — this weekend.

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Organizers unveil 4 candidates for logo of 2020 Olympics

The designs were selected from 14,599 entries in a contest open to the public.

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Warriors beat Spurs, sew up home court advantage

The Golden State Warriors clinched home-court advantage through the NBA playoffs on Thursday night, riding a strong defensive performance to a 112-101 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in a historic meeting of the league's top two teams.

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Arnie’s Army comes out to salute the ‘King’

Too frail to perform his duties, the 86-year-old Palmer looked on longingly from a white lawn chair as the two other members of golf's "Big Three," longtime rivals and friends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, soldiered on without him to get the year's first major off to an emotional start.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at today's sports headlines.

The crowd cheers after Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) scored during the first half of Game 2 in a second-round NBA playoff basketball series against the Memphis Grizzlies, Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.

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The chase for history continues for Golden State

Stephen Curry scored 27 points and the Golden State Warriors became the second team to win 70 games in a season by beating the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night, wrapping up home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.

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The Masters: Spieth leads after round 1

Spieth is trying to become only the fourth player to win back to back at Augusta National.

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John Oliver sends more ‘riff-raff’ to Yankee Stadium

The premium seats are going for cheap, thanks to the "Last Week Tonight" host.

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Toronto manager ignites baseball backlash with ‘dresses’ comment

The manager of the Toronto Blue Jays faced a backlash on Wednesday after saying players might have to "wear dresses" because umpires in Tuesday's game enforced a new slide rule designed to take deliberate contact out of baseball.

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Day heads stellar cast to set up a Masters special

If a standout movie is guaranteed by a stellar cast, then the Masters is shaping up as one of the best in recent memory with all of the game's leading players having produced superb form over the past three months.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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76ers president/general manager Sam Hinkie quits

Hinkie didn't even last three full seasons and leaves the Sixers with the worst record in the league at 10-68.

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Grayson Allen staying put, Tyler Ulis opting for NBA Draft

Both players were AP All-America selections. Ulis made the first team, Allen was on the third team.

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UConn star Morgan Tuck to enter WNBA draft

Tuck told ESPN on Wednesday that she "won't be returning to UConn" and will enter "the draft this year."

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Swiss police raid UEFA over TV deal with indicted executives

In a statement, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said he welcomed "any investigation conducted into this matter. For the sake of transparency and clarity, it is essential that all elements of this dossier are disclosed, as UEFA has done."

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Like the azaleas, skipping balls on 16 a Masters tradition

The chants start as soon as each group has finished teeing off at the 16th hole. "Skip! Skip! Skip!"

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Miley, Seager lead Mariners past Royals 6-0

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Seth Smith, whose homer accounted for the Mariners' only hit in a 1-0 victory Friday night, homered in the first inning, a one-out solo shot, his fourth.

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NBA Playoffs: Spurs hammer Thunder

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Leonard and Aldridge accounted for 63 points while totaling 51 minutes as the Spurs ripped Oklahoma City 124-92 in Game 1 of the NBA's Western Conference semifinals

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Canucks to pick 5th as last-place Leafs win NHL draft lottery 

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The draft will be held in Buffalo on June 24-25.

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WWU rowing on to finals in three races in wind-shortened first day of WIRA Championships

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Varsity 8 races pushed to Sunday due to extremely windy condition on Lake Notoma.

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Seattle says Lynch hasn’t filed retirement papers yet

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field at an NFL football minicamp practice Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Coach Pete Carroll reiterated that Lynch is retired and not planning to play this year: "He's committed to being retired."