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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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Soccer legend Pele debuts biopic

Brazilian soccer star Pele, in New York for the premiere this week of a new movie about his career at the Tribeca film festival, said he hopes the film will inspire a new generation of players.

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NFL to help CFL with officiating program

The leagues said Friday that beginning this season, a group of NFL officials will work as part of CFL crews during preseason and regular-season games in June and July.

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Nine-hole format could provide shot in the arm game needs

With more and more part-timers finding they have less time for 18-hole golf lasting upwards of four hours, a shorter form of the sport could give the amateur game the shot in the arm it desperately needs.

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Kane keeps Blackhawks alive with double overtime winner

Duncan Keith needed only three words to describe the importance of Patrick Kane's goal 3:07 into the second overtime on Thursday that propelled the team to a 4-3 win over the St Louis Blues.

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Lamar Odom offered a chance to return to basketball

The troubled star has launched a comeback after finding himself out of the sport and struggling with substance abuse.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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Frontier League Discusses Possible — But Not Probable — Springfield Return

Could Springfield once again support a professional baseball league? Maybe someday.

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Pete Rose leads off induction ceremony for Bobblehead hall

Baseball's career hits leader will be the inaugural inductee to the new bobblehead hall on Saturday at a ceremony in a downtown Milwaukee theater.

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Flyers avoid elimination, Panthers even series

The Philadelphia Flyers have extended their season by at least one game.

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NFL Draft: Norman suddenly a free agent

Josh Norman is now an unrestricted free agent after the Carolina Panthers surprisingly rescinded their non-exclusive franchise tag offer to the All-Pro cornerback.

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Valero Texas Open preview

Past tournament winners Zach Johnson and Jimmy Walker highlight a field of 156 players.

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Rio Games countdown starts with Olympia torch lighting

The official countdown to this year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics began on Thursday when the torch was lit at the site of the ancient Games, with organizers hoping it will shift attention away from Brazil's political and financial turmoil.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today.

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Former professional wrestler and entertainer Chyna dead at 45

The WWE star was found dead in her L.A.-area home.

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University of Illinois Softball Player Charged

A University of Illinois softball player faces a disorderly conduct charge after police accused her of falsely reporting being mugged.

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Fantasy Sports Legislation Advances

Legislation to legalize gambling on online daily fantasy sports in Illinois got initial approval in the state House amid concerns about whether it includes enough safeguards to prevent minors from participating.

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Australia’s Scott opts out of Olympics to focus on PGA Tour

Australian world number seven Adam Scott has confirmed he will skip the Rio Olympics in August, the 2013 Masters champion citing scheduling conflicts as the main reason for opting out of golf's return to the Games after a 112-year absence.

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NHL Playoffs: Blues on verge of ousting champs

St. Louis needs one more win to knock off the defending Stanley Cup champs in the first round.

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McGregor pulled from Diaz rematch, hints at retirement

Irish fighter Conor McGregor, who said on Twitter earlier on Tuesday that he was walking away from the sport of mixed martial arts, has been pulled from the UFC's main event in July.

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