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Heisman winners Winston, Mariota go 1-2 in NFL draft

In a new location with lots of international flavor, the 2015 NFL draft got underway, with some big names going early.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Friday, May 1.

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Tight End Transfers To UVA From Stanford

Stanford Tight End transfers to UVA.

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Berry New Covenant Boys Basketball Coach

Covenant Athletics Director Brooks Berry will take on the role of Head Basketball Coach.

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NBA: Wiggins reportedly takes top rookie honors

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins played 82 games this season, averaging 16.9 points per game.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hospitalized with chest pains

The 68-year-old sportsman underwent quadruple bypass surgery earlier this month after he was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.

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American Pharoah is early Derby favorite

The horse comes into the Derby having won the Arkansas Derby by eight lengths.

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Boxing’s big money night

What makes the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing match one of the most anticipated fights of all time? Money.

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Groundbreaking golfer Calvin Peete passes away

Calvin Peete, the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, has died at the age of 71.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, April 30.

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Boston bomber wanted life, brother wanted death, attorney says

His lawyers contend he should be spared capital punishment because he was a pawn in a scheme led by his brothers.

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Big names, big money at Mayweather – Pacquiao match

Big-time sporting events often draw the elite, rich, and well-connected. And you'll see plenty of those types at the Floyd Mayweather Jr. - Manny Pacquiao fight this weekend.

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WATCH: Insane motocross triple backflip

Rider Josh Sheehan is "flipping out" after becoming the first person to successfully complete the stunt.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, April 29.

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Bolt’s Olympic preparations to be put into a documentary

The film will look back at the Jamaican sprinter's record-making career.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

Detroit takes on Tampa Bay tonight as the road to the Stanley Cup continues.

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Baltimore unrest forces fan-less Orioles game

Today's game against the Chicago White Sox will be a first for the MLB: it will be played in a closed stadium.

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NFL giving up ‘distraction’ of tax-exempt status

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

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UVA Baseball Falls 3-1 To ODU

The UVA baseball team lost 3-1 to Old Dominion during a final game before an exam break.

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WATCH: The top Kentucky Derby contenders

Get a look at some of the top horses hoping to cross the finish line at this weekend's race.

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Tracy Morgan settles suit with Walmart over fatal crash

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The "SNL" star sued the retail giant over a semi crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.

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LiLo is (finally) finishing her community service

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The "Mean Girls" star had to log 125 hours before May 28 after a judge rejected her previous effort.

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U2’s longtime road manager dead as band prepares for L.A. shows

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The tour manager worked with the band for more than three decades.

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Bob Barker is a boss at retirement

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The former "Price is Right" host and avid animal lover says he is a "complete success" at retirement, and is enjoying his free time.

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Want something sold? Get Liam Neeson to pitch it

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The "Taken" star has edged out fellow Irish actor Pierce Brosnan to be named the most effective celebrity pitchman.