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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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Peyton Manning good at football, not good at karaoke

The Super Bowl champ joined country singer Lee Brice on stage on Monday night in Nashville and let's just say we don't expect a recording contract to be forthcoming.

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Villanova, UNC title game had record-low ratings

It made for exciting basketball. But the NCAA championship game didn't make for great TV ratings.

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LeBron tops Power 100 list for third straight year

It marked the third consecutive year that James, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers, topped the list while Stephen Curry, who led the Golden State Warriors to an NBA title last year, shot into second place from 45th.

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Five players to watch at the 2016 Masters

Jason Day will arrive at Augusta National as the hottest player in the game.

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Patriots fans sue NFL over lost ‘Deflategate’ draft picks

Seven New England Patriots fans sued the National Football League on Tuesday, asking a judge to reverse a decision by the league to strip the team of a first-round pick in this month's draft over allegations of underinflated footballs.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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UConn stuffs Syracuse, wins unprecedented 4th straight NCAA title

Breanna Stewart scored 24 points to lead the undefeated Huskies to their 11th national championship and fourth straight with an 82-51 win over Syracuse

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NCAA champ Villanova will get Friday parade in Philadelphia

Students and fans will welcome home the national champions Tuesday afternoon at the campus football stadium. The Wildcats are scheduled to arrive around 5 p.m.

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NCAA championship’s TV viewership down big from last year

Villanova's last-second win over North Carolina on Monday night averaged a 10.6 rating across TBS, TNT and truTV in the first title game to air on cable. The 17.8 million viewers are down 37 percent from the 28.3 million for last season's Duke-Wisconsin matchup.

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Viking DT Johnson sues Minneapolis, 2 officers over stun gun

The lawsuit was filed in federal court Friday. It alleges Johnson was the victim of excessive force and false arrest. The suit seeks unspecified damages in excess of $75,000 and an order for the police department to discipline the officers and change its stun-gun policies.

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Jordan Spieth paired with DeChambeau & Casey at Masters

Spieth's Masters victory one year ago begin a memorable year for the 22-year-old, as he also won the U.S. Open, finished second at the PGA Championship and won many player of the year awards.

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Watch Kyle Busch surprise a fan in traffic

Coming off a win at the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, the NASCAR driver gives a fellow motorist the surprise of a lifetime.

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4 weeks ago

Twitter to stream NFL Thursday night games

Twitter was bidding against a number of companies, including Verizon, Yahoo, and Amazon to win the deal.

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Thirty years since ‘Golden Bear’ turned back Masters clock

Three decades ago, Jack Nicklaus was no longer the 'Golden Bear' and had been labeled the 'Olden Bear' by some.

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Nickelodeon star Alex Wolff cast as Boston bomber

The former Nickelodeon star, 18, and newcomer Themo Melikidze will play the Tsarnaev brothers, who masterminded a terrorist attack during the marathon in Boston, Massachusetts in 2013.

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MLB: Newcomers span and Murphy have impressive debuts

Denard Span had quite a debut for the Giants in their 12-3 win over Milwaukee.

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Dramatic buzzer-beater earns Villanova NCAA title

Villanova beats North Carolina in final of NCAA Tournament, wins first title since 1985.

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4 weeks ago

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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Warriors whip Portland at home in opener of West semifinals

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Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.

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Mariners can’t sweep Royals, still win series

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Eric Hosmer homered, Ian Kennedy took a shutout into the sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals ended a long scoreless streak and a five-game skid with a victory over the Mariners on Sunday.

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Brad Keselowski wins crazy crash-fest at Talladega

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Only 21 of the 40 cars finished on the lead lap, and 12 cars were ruled out of the race.

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Arkansas RB and new Seahawk Collins loves Irish dance

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Collins was first introduced to Irish dance by the daughter of his high school football coach. He trains weekly at the Drake School of Irish Dance in Atlanta.

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NBA playoffs: Heat roll past Hornets in game 7

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The Miami Heat emphatically ended Charlotte's season Sunday, beating the Hornets 106-73 in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.