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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.

Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

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GPS can’t help Cubs pitcher find his way

You've heard of baseball pitchers who have trouble finding the plate. How about a pitcher who can't even find the ballpark?

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The biggest bank accounts in baseball

The Yankees are once again baseball's most valuable team.

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Aaron Hernandez cousin due back on the stand in murder trial

Prosecutors are "about a week or so" away from resting their case, which is beginning its ninth week.

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Judge lets ex-NHL players’ lawsuit go on

Former players are seeking unspecified financial damages and medical monitoring for neurological disorders.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, March 26.

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Change to extra points likely in NFL

Co-chairman Rich McKay said his competition committee would "develop alternatives and be ready for a potential vote" in two months in San Francisco.

United States soccer head coach Jurgen Klinsmann waits as he is introduced during a press conference in East Hartford, Conn. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The U.S. will host Ecuador in a friendly soccer match on Friday.

Denmark gets 3-2 exhibition win over US

Nicklas Bendtner scores his first international hat trick in friendly.

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Hornets, Clippers will play 2 preseason games in China

The games are part of the NBA's effort to grow the brand internationally.

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer walks along the field before an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Minneapolis.

Coach Zimmer ‘fully expects’ Peterson to be with Vikings

Zimmer says there are "no plans" to trade the star running back.

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Nicklaus gets Congressional honor

The 75-year old Nicklaus is the winner of an unprecedented 18 major championships.

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NFL owners shoot down video replay changes

The only replay proposal to be approved will allow game officials to use replay for clock issues.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, March 25.

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Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work

Long before that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most baseball players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce.

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Donald Sterling’s wife, girlfriend to face off in court

The wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is going to court to seek $2.5 million in real estate and cars he gave a girlfriend.

The NFL instant replay booth by Mircrosoft Surface during the NFL Pro Bowl Game on Sunday, January 25, 2015 in Glendale, AZ. Team Irvin won the game.

Owners shoot down most replay proposals

NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, while approving six safety rules enhancements.

UCLA coach Ben Howland reacts against Arizona during a semifinal Pac-12 tournament NCAA college basketball game, Friday, March 15, 2013, in Las Vegas.

Ben Howland new Mississippi State men’s basketball coach

The 57-year-old was introduced as Mississippi State's new men's basketball coach Tuesday afternoon on the floor at Humphrey Coliseum.

The Congressional Gold Medal for retired professional golfer Jack Nicklaus is displayed in the rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, before House and Senate leaders will present it to Nicklaus "in recognition of his many contributions to the game of golf and his service to the community and the nation."

Emotional Nicklaus awarded congressional gold medal

Congress has awarded its highest civilian honor to golfing great Jack Nicklaus, who accepted the gold medal with a few tears, humility and humor.

Arizona State coach Herb Sendek speaks with Kodi Justice (44) and Bo Barnes (33) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon State in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Oregon State won 55-47.

Sun Devils fire coach Herb Sendek after 9 seasons

Sendek went 159-137 at Arizona State with two NCAA Tournament appearances. He previously coached at North Carolina State and Miami (Ohio).

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NFL names overseer for player discipline

The league has had several high-profile issues with player conduct and its investigative processes recently.

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Hernandez strikes out 12 as Seattle beats Texas 3-1

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Felix Hernandez struck out 12 over seven innings

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Saturday’s NHL Playoff Results

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FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Lightning rebound to even series against Red Wings Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop stopped 24 shots for his first NHL playoff…

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Calgary coach Bob Hartley fined $50,000 by the NHL

Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley stands behind his bench during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. The Penguins won 3-1.

Hartley was fined by the NHL for his responsibility for a brawl late in the Flames' 4-1 loss in Vancouver on Friday

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NBA Playoffs: Warriors survive scare, Wizards beat Raptors in OT, Bulls decisive over Bucks

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Stephen Curry gestures against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first quarter of Game 6 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State went up big before holding off New Orleans.

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NHL player Jarret Stoll arrested in Las Vegas

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The two-time Stanley Cup winner was arrested Friday for suspected cocaine possession at the MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic pool complex.