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2 weeks ago

Curry scores 29 as Warriors eliminate Blazers

Stephen Curry bombed in a 3-pointer with 24.9 seconds remaining on Wednesday as the Golden State Warriors held off the Portland Trail Blazers 125-121 to seal the Western Conference semi-final playoff series four games to one.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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Congress putting daily fantasy sports games under scrutiny

Congress is conducting a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.

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Penguins win Game 6, eliminate Capitals

Nick Bonino scored 6:32 into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame Washington's frantic three-goal comeback to win 4-3 and eliminate the Capitals from the Eastern Conference semi-finals on Tuesday.

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Study: Ex-NFL players not at greater risk of suicide than general population

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studied nearly 3,500 retired players who played at least five seasons between 1959 and 1988.

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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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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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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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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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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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7 hours ago in Entertainment

Judge denies motion for new Gawker-Hulk Hogan trial

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A Florida judge has denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

13 hours ago in Entertainment

Depp back as Mad Hatter in ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

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The movie follows on from the 2010 box office hit "Alice in Wonderland," which starred Depp alongside Australian actress Mia Wasikowska as the titular heroine and Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen.

14 hours ago in Music

Nikki Sixx ‘turns his back’ on Motley Crue

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Drummer Tommy Lee says he hasn't heard from Sixx since the L.A. show on New Year's Eve, and the bassist made it pretty clear he didn't want to stay in contact.