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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon talks with reporters after a voluntary minicamp workout at the NFL football team's facility in Berea, Ohio Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

NFL suspends Browns WR Josh Gordon for year

Gordon, who has already served two league suspensions, will have to apply for reinstatement

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, left, glances towards the clock during his trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Ma., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Girlfriend of slain man says Hernandez tried to reassure her

The girlfriend of the man Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing has testified that the former NFL star tried to reassure her that the pain of losing a loved one would get better with time.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds up his Pete Rozelle Trophy during a news conference after the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, in Phoenix, Ariz. The Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24. Brady was named the game’s most valuable player.

Brady: ‘I would love to’ give Malcolm Butler MVP truck

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he "would love to" give the truck he got for winning his third Super Bowl MVP to defensive back Malcolm Butler.

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong of the US kisses his girlfriend Anna Hansen, right, prior to the prologue of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 8,9 kilometers (5.5 miles) in the port city of Rotterdam, Netherlands, Saturday July 3, 2010.

Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend

Authorities say disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Feb. 3.

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Judge blocks NFL concussion settlement

The judge said the modifications would "enhance the fairness, reasonableness, and adequacy" of the settlement.

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NFL great Warren Sapp arrested

The Hall of Fame defensive tackle was arrestedon suspicion of soliciting a prostitute and assault.

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Snowstorm forces Boston to postpone Super Bowl parade

Heavy snowfall is expected to drop as much as 14 inches by midnight.

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Super Bowl sets ratings record

The Patriots' heart-stopping victory delivered monster television ratings for NBC.

The Super Bowl XLIX logo is displayed on the University of Phoenix Stadium, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. The New England Patriots face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, in Glendale.

Super Bowl ratings at 112.2 million

The Nielsen company said the game's viewership exceeded the record of 112.2 million set last year, when Seattle beat Denver.

Basketball analyst Greg Anthony, 47, left, leaves the D.C. Superior Court with his attorney Danny Onorato after being arraigned in Washington, Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. Anthony is charged with soliciting a prostitute at a Washington hotel on Jan. 16 after court documents say he responded to an escort ad authorities placed on the classifieds website Backpage.com.

Basketball analyst Greg Anthony pleads not guilty

Basketball analyst Greg Anthony is pleading not guilty to a charge of soliciting a prostitute.

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Storm-hit Boston plans Super Bowl parade amid piles of snow

New England will celebrate its Super Bowl victory with a parade amid sub-freezing temperatures and piles of snow.

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Warren Sapp watches the first half of an NFL football game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Carolina Panthers in Tampa, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.

Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp arrested in Phoenix

Authorities say former NFL lineman and Hall of Famer Warren Sapp has been arrested on suspicion of soliciting a prostitute and assault.

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McIlroy prepares for multi-million dollar court battle

Rory McIlroy is suing his former agents over the "unconscionable" contract he signed.

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Johnny Manziel enters rehab

The Browns QB - known as much for his off-field partying as his game day contributions - is in rehab.

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Worst play call ever? Reaction to Seattle’s goal line INT

There's plenty of Monday morning quarterbacking after New England's Super Bowl victory.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Monday, Feb. 2.

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Patriots euphoric after Super Bowl despite DeflateGate

New England captured their first NFL title in 10 years.

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PHOTOS: Best of Super Bowl XLIX

The most exciting plays and best shots from football's biggest night.

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Katy Perry brings spectacle to Super Bowl

Katy Perry, Missy Elliot, and Lenny Kravitz took the stage, along with a lot of fireworks!

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Feds spot third baby orca born recently to imperiled pods

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Biologist: baby whale looks healthy

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Travis Kvapil’s NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race

NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil uses a cell phone in the garage at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta.

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Former Mariner Bret Boone is writing a memoir

**FILE** Seattle Mariners' Bret Boone throws his bat after hitting a double against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning on Monday, April 14, 2003. It was announced Sunday, July 3, 2005, that Boone was cut by the Mariners after a half-season of struggles at the plate.

Former Mariners Bret Boone figures the best way to tell a baseball story is through his own family.

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Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

FILE - In this April 1955 file photo, Fort Wayne's Mel Hutchins (9) and Syracuse's Earl Lloyd (11) reach for the ball during an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis. Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper played their first games.

The Associated Press Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd’s alma mater,…

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Vanderbilt AD says Stallings’ outburst handled internally

Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings yells to his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams says coach Kevin Stallings' outburst after the Commodores' win at Tennessee was "unfortunate" and he will handle the issue internally.