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2 weeks ago

Obama honors UConn women

In the ceremony in the White House East Room, Obama said the UConn women, who finished their season undefeated, defied the old saying that you can't win all the time.

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2 weeks ago

Golf: The cancer of slow play at professional level

Rounds of golf that can take a total of five hours or more; players who are diplomatically described as being "methodical" or "deliberate;" inordinate waiting times on tee boxes for greens or fairways to clear.

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2 weeks ago

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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City Council Debates Gift to New Golf Tournament

The Springfield City Council is being asked to give money to help promote the new PGA Tour web.com tour event coming to town in July.

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Curry voted NBA’s first unanimous Most Valuable Player

Stephen Curry on Tuesday scaled heights never reached by NBA greats such as Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James when he became the first unanimous winner of the league's Most Valuable Player award.

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Predators force decider after OT win over Sharks

Nashville's Viktor Arvidsson scored 2:03 into overtime to give the Predators a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks at Bridgestone Arena on Monday and force a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semi-final series.

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Gosper: Amid scandal, FIFA deserves credit for reforms

The "arrogance" of senior officials brought corruption-related turmoil to world soccer but important governance reforms could restore its credibility, according to influential sports administrator Kevan Gosper.

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Curry returns as Warriors take 3-1 lead over Trail Blazers

Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 40 points in overtime as the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 132-125 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday at the Moda Center.

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2 weeks ago

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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WNBA Star Harden Helps Get Team New Shoes

Basketball teams at one Springfield middle school all have new shoes thanks to a basketball star from the city.

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For $200 you can learn how to eat like Tom Brady

If learning how to make your own dairy-free avocado ice cream sounds appealing, then you're in luck.

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Penn State president ‘appalled’ by media reports on Paterno

The president of Penn State said on Sunday he was appalled by the media coverage surrounding allegations the university's late head football coach Joe Paterno knew about child sex abuse by his assistant coach as far back as the mid-1970s.

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2 weeks ago

Lightning shut out Islanders to win series

Ben Bishop continues to save his best for the biggest games and on Sunday the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender's best ended the New York Islanders' season.

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Love delivers as Cavs sweep Hawks

The Cavaliers advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight season and will await the winner of the Toronto Raptors-Miami Heat series.

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2 weeks ago

Monday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 weeks ago

The best sports shots this week

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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Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

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Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

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3 weeks ago

Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil

Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games.

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12 hours ago in Entertainment

Judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

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A Pennsylvania judge ordered entertainer Bill Cosby to stand trial on sexual assault charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted a woman in 2004.

13 hours ago in Entertainment

Video gaming returns to TV with new league

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Competitive video gaming returns to TV with the launch of a 10-week gaming league that will be broadcast on TBS.

14 hours ago in Entertainment

Changes are coming to Twitter

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User names and attachments - including photos and videos - will no longer count towards the length of a tweet, but the 140-character limit will stay.

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‘Pink Panther’ star Burt Kwouk dies at 85

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He also starred in numerous films, among them three James Bond movies including "Goldfinger."

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WATCH: ‘Chewbacca Mom’ and ‘Star Wars’ director J.J. Abrams take a drive

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Just three happy Chewbaccas having fun in a car together.