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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the top sports stories.

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PBS documentary examines Jackie Robinson’s impact on baseball, civil rights

Since he prevailed in breaking baseball's color barrier in 1947, Jackie Robinson has been an American icon.

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Danny Willet wins the Masters, his brother wins Twitter

While English golfer Danny Willet was busy winning the Masters, his brother P.J. was busy winning social media.

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LeBron James shows off his pizza game in California visit

The employee called himself Ron. Sure, he was significantly taller than his colleagues, but there he was, working alongside them carrying pizza boxes and taking orders.

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Retired NFL star Will Smith shot dead in New Orleans

Will Smith, a prominent member of the New Orleans Saints team that won the NFL's Super Bowl in 2010, was killed by a gunman who shot the retired football player after ramming his car near the city's famed French Quarter, police said.

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Warriors top Spurs for record-tying 72nd win

There are records and then there are monumental records.

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Willett wins Masters after stunning Spieth meltdown

Englishman Danny Willett took advantage of a shocking back-nine meltdown by defending champion and runaway leader Jordan Spieth to win his first major title by three shots at the Masters on Sunday.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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

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‘Hoos Lose Marathon Game Against BC

The University of Virginia baseball team came up short in a 13-inning contest Sunday with ACC rival Boston College.

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UVA Men’s Lacrosse Team Loses To UNC

The UVA men's lacrosse team lost 16-8 Sunday to UNC in Chapel Hill.

Villanova players celebrate after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against North Carolina, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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The week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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Tracing the birth of baseball

Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father.

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Watch NBA TV for free this weekend

NBA fans who don't have NBA TV will catch a break — and a chance to see history — this weekend.

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Organizers unveil 4 candidates for logo of 2020 Olympics

The designs were selected from 14,599 entries in a contest open to the public.

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Warriors beat Spurs, sew up home court advantage

The Golden State Warriors clinched home-court advantage through the NBA playoffs on Thursday night, riding a strong defensive performance to a 112-101 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in a historic meeting of the league's top two teams.

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Arnie’s Army comes out to salute the ‘King’

Too frail to perform his duties, the 86-year-old Palmer looked on longingly from a white lawn chair as the two other members of golf's "Big Three," longtime rivals and friends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, soldiered on without him to get the year's first major off to an emotional start.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at today's sports headlines.

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John Oliver sends more ‘riff-raff’ to Yankee Stadium

The premium seats are going for cheap, thanks to the "Last Week Tonight" host.

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Toronto manager ignites baseball backlash with ‘dresses’ comment

The manager of the Toronto Blue Jays faced a backlash on Wednesday after saying players might have to "wear dresses" because umpires in Tuesday's game enforced a new slide rule designed to take deliberate contact out of baseball.

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The best sports shots this week

A horse is ridden to the track for a workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is finally here

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.