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‘It was him’ Boston bomber’s lawyers admit guilt, focuses on brother

Two dramatically different portraits of the Boston Marathon Bombing suspect are emerging at his federal death penalty trial.

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Knicks fined for Jackson’s comments about Ohio State star

Jackson watched the Buckeyes' 81-57 victory over Nebraska last Thursday.

From left, Kentucky's Aaron Harrison, Tyler Ulis, and head coach John Calipari pause for a moment during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Kentucky won 84-70.

Kentucky still perfect, rallying from 9 down to beat Georgia

No. 1 Kentucky overcame a nine-point deficit in the second half to keep its perfect season intact, beating Georgiaon Tuesday night.

Philadelphia Eagles' Darren Sproles, left, and LeSean McCoy stretch before an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Philadelphia.

Report: Eagles send LeSean McCoy to Bills

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Philadelphia Eagles have sent star running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for linebacker Kiko Alonso.

Glaucia Santos testifies during the murder trial of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez at Bristol County Superior Court Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Maid: Hernandez messed with security camera after killing

A maid who cleaned the home of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified at his murder trial that she saw him "messing with" the security camera in his basement the day after the killing.

Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson, right, and Philadelphia Eagles' Cary Williams meet after an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Philadelphia. Seattle won 24-14.

Eagles release cornerback Cary Williams

The Philadelphia Eagles released cornerback Cary Williams. Williams was signed by the Eagles as a free agent in 2013 and started all 32 games over the last two seasons. He had five interceptions.

Detroit Tigers pitcher Kyle Lobstein delivers his first pitch of the second inning to Baltimore Orioles Jimmy Paredes, as a digital clock ticks down in center field, during a spring training exhibition baseball game in Lakeland, Fla., Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Digital clocks, though some officials prefer to call them timers, have been installed in ballparks throughout the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues to keep the action moving.

Baseball tries to speed game up this spring

Major League Baseball's new pace of play rules have begun with Tuesday's exhibition games in Arizona and Florida.

File - Former Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw huddles the team during a time out against the Detroit Pistons in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015.

Denver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw

Shaw went 56-85 for a .397 winning percentage. Denver takes a 20-39 record and a six-game losing streak into its game against Milwaukee on Tuesday night.

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Daughter gets her wish: Daddy is traded to the Wild

The Blue Jackets have dealt veteran defenseman Jordan Leopold to the Minnesota Wild after a plea from his daughter goes viral.

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NFL salary cap increases

Adding in benefits, the league says the projected player costs will be $180.775 million per team.

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Prosecutors want to ‘open the door’ in Hernandez trial

They've asked the judge to let them tell the jury about the time Hernandez shot a friend in Florida.

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Mark Cuban taking on ‘Sharknado’

The Dallas Mavericks owner and star of "Shark Tank" will play the president of the U.S.

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett reacts to a play with the bench during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. Virginia won 61-49.

No. 2 Virginia shrugs off slow start, beats Syracuse

Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the No. 2 Cavaliers beat Syracuse on Monday night to capture the ACC regular-season title

File Photo: James Harden at the NBA 2K15 Launch Celebration held at the Standard
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Harden suspended 1 game for kicking James in the groin

Harden, the NBA's leading scorer and a top MVP candidate, won't play when the Rockets visit the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday.

Padraig Harrington poses for photographers after winning the Honda Classic golf tournament, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Harrington defeated Daniel Berger in a two hole playoff.

Harrington wins the Honda Classic in a playoff

Padraig Harrington captured his first PGA Tour title in more than six years on Monday when he birdied the final hole in regulation and then beat 21-year-old rookie Daniel Berger on the second hole of a playoff.

Basketball legend Michael Jordan smokes a cigar while watching the fourball match on the first day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

Jordan, 2 other NBA owners join Forbes’ billionaire list

Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes' annual list of the world's billionaires.

Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler (21) goes to the basket against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

Bulls’ Butler out 3 to 6 weeks

The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss three to six weeks because of a sprained ligament in his left elbow.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.

NFL salary cap increases $10 million to top $143 million

The NFL's salary cap is going up $10 million to $143.28 million for the 2015 season.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant heads for the end zone after catching a 68-yard pass for a touchdown during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in St. Louis.

Many players receive franchise tag including Dez Bryant

This was the final day for NFL teams to designate franchise or transition players. Teams had two weeks to use the franchise tag to avoid having a player hit the free agent market.

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