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Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber launch the league's new logo during a press conference Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in New York.

MLS will have plan in 6 months to expand beyond 24 teams

Comissioner Don Garber looks to expand on current league of 20 teams

Chicago White Sox's Jeff Samardzija, center, fights with Kansas City Royals players during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Chicago.

Yost insists Royals not to blame for string of fights

Yost spoke before Friday's game against the Chicago White Sox, a day after the teams were involved in a benches-clearing melee that resulted in five players being ejected. It could also lead to discipline from the league.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here is a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look back on some of the best plays and biggest shots of the week.

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Rose to attend All-Star game

The disgraced former MLB star will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer's All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 24.

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Jurors get day off in Boston bombing deliberations

Federal prosecutions have rested their case in the penalty phase of the federal trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

A look at the slate of tonight's Stanley Cup playoff games.

Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan throws warmup pitches as the timer ticks off during the ninth inning of an opening day baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Detroit, Monday, April 6, 2015.

Tigers closer Nathan out for year with torn elbow ligament

Tigers closer Joe Nathan will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his pitching elbow.

FILE - In this June 16, 2014, file photo, Pete Rose sits in the dugout at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn. Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday, April 23, 2015, that Rose will play some role during this summer's All-Star Game in Cincinnati.

Manfred: Rose will be allowed to be part of All-Star Game

Manfred said he has not determined a timetable to decide on Rose's application to end his lifetime ban from baseball

A man walks past the venue where FIFA officials met members of the Qatar 2022 local organizing committee to discuss matters relating to the rescheduling of the World Cup from summer to winter, in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015. A FIFA task force has recommended playing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in November and December to avoid the summer heat. Temperatures in the Gulf emirate routinely top 104 degrees when the World Cup traditionally kicks off in June.

FIFA rejects lawmakers’ call to re-run Qatar World Cup vote

FIFA has rejected a call by European lawmakers to re-run the vote which chose Qatar as 2022 World Cup host.

President Barack Obama holds a New England Patriots team jersey, flanked by New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, left, and team owner Robert Kraft, right, as he welcomed the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, Thursday, April 23, 2015, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, to honor the team and their Super Bowl XLIX victory.

Obama honors Patriots for Super Bowl win, community service

President Barack Obama is honoring the New England Patriots for winning the Super Bowl despite a "huge distraction and media circus."

This combo of booking photos released by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, show WNBA players Brittney Griner, left, and her fiancee Glory Johnson. The couple were arrested Wednesday, April 22, 2015, on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb. The two 24-year-olds were booked into jail in Phoenix following their arrests and later released. The pair announced their engagement late last summer.

Police: WNBA’s Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested

Goodyear, AZ police spokeswoman Lisa Kutis says officers arrested Griner and Johnson after a fight between the couple turned physical. Kutis said no weapons were involved and that neither required hospital care for their minor injuries.

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Heisman winner Marcus Mariota immortalized in meat

The Oregon QB gets his very own life-sized SUBWAY sculpture.

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Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard named NBA defensive player of year

Leonard is just the sixth forward to lead the league in steals per game since the NBA started tracking the statistic 42 years ago.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, April 23.

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Former Sixers star Allen Iverson documentary debuts next month

Showtime will air the film about "The Answer" next month.

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Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions; could cost $1B

The NFL expects 6,000 of nearly 20,000 retired players to suffer from Alzheimer's disease or moderate dementia someday.

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Bonds’ obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court

The baseball star was convicted in 2011 of a single count of obstruction by a jury.

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Victims describe injuries, loss at marathon bombing trial

The brutality and long-lasting impact of the Boston Marathon bombing is being brought home to jurors.

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