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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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Is roller derby the new little league?

Junior roller derby — with kids as young as 6 or 7 — is growing in popularity.

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Hall of Fame game slated for May 23 at Doubleday Field

Hall of Famers Rollie Fingers, Tom Glavine, Phil Niekro, and Ozzie Smith are returning to Doubleday Field.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Feb. 25.

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Spring Training: Stanton’s ready to go

Giancarlo Stanton says he's fully recovered from the September beaning that ended his 2014 season.

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Council OKs L.A. stadium backed by Rams owner

With a 5-0 vote, the council approved the $2 billion plan at a meeting Tuesday night.

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Lawmaker seeks to ban chewing tobacco in baseball

MLB players would be banned from using chewing tobacco under the first bill in a nationwide campaign planned by anti-tobacco activists.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Feb. 24.

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WATCH: Byron Jones shatters NFL combine record

The UConn cornerback delivered a performance for the ages, recording an astonishing 12-foot, 3-inch broad jump that set not only a combine record, but what appears to be a world record as well.

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Spring training warms up players, winter-weary fans

MLB training camps heat up this week, warming the hearts of fans suffering in the arctic chill of a brutal winter.

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FIFA wants to shorten the 2022 World Cup

A task force has recommended the Gulf state hosts a shorter tournament staged over cooler months.

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Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston gloves sold for nearly $1M

The boxing gloves worn during the infamous 1965 rematch have been purchased by an anonymous buyer.

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After tense exchange, Hernandez murder trial resumes

The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez continues today.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Feb. 23.

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Olympic swim star Phelps engaged

The most decorated Olympian of all time announced his engagement to Nicole Johnson, a former Miss California USA.

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Logano goes from rejection to redemption

It was Logano's maiden visit to Victory Lane in NASCAR's showcase event.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the week's biggest plays and best photos in sports.

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NASCAR effort focuses on math, science for kids

You need a lot of geometry and physics to get a race car to go 200 laps.

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MLB plans to speed up games

The league hopes to shorten the time it takes to play a game of baseball.

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U.S. cross-country skiers bring ‘Uptown Funk’ to the slopes

The American team makes moon-walking in ski boots look good.

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in Viral Videos, Weird

Police issue tickets for pizza, French fries

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Police in one New Hampshire town are rewarding residents for doing the right thing.

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‘Fifty Shades of Wayne’ replaces Christian Grey with Batman

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We think the Dark Knight should be cast in the sequel.

in Music

Apollo to mark Billie Holiday’s birthday

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The legendary jazz and blues singer will be inducted into the Apollo Walk of Fame on April 6.