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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Friday, May 15.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs.

Patriots respond to Deflategate report

The star quarterback of the defending Super Bowl champions is expected to appeal today.

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Life on the line as jury weighs Boston bomber’s fate

The jury has began deliberating whether to sentence Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or to life in prison for the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured 264.

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Derby winner is odds-on Preakness favorite

American Pharoah has drawn the unfavorable No. 1 post position in the second leg of the Triple Crown.

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U.S. loses London silver

The entire U.S. men's sprint relay team has been stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics as a result of Tyson Gay's doping case.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Thursday, May 14.

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Watch Eddie Vedder sing ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’

The Pearl Jam frontman entertained fans during the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field.

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Mayweather/Pacquiao knocks out PPV record

Millions of people shelled out lots of cash to see the fight.

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Prosecutor calls Boston bomber ‘terrorist,’ urges death

The jury will determine whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves to be sentenced to death or to life in prison for each of the 17 capital counts of which he was convicted.

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Deflategate investigator defends work

The lawyer who investigated the New England Patriots insists he found direct evidence to show quarterback Tom Brady knew team employees were deflating footballs.

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California golf courses tee up water-saving measures

The average 18-hole golf course in California conservatively uses almost 90 million gallons of water a year -- enough to fill about 136 Olympic-size swimming pools.

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Capitals vs. Rangers: It all comes down to game 7

The Capitals take on the Rangers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at Madison Square Garden tonight.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, May 13.

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Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken standing again after quad crash

The six-time gold medalist is inspiring others with her journey on the road to recovery after severing her spine last year.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs.

NFL suspends Brady, hits Patriots hard for ‘DeflateGate’

The New England Patriots face a $1 million fine, the four-game suspension of their star quarterback, and the loss of draft picks.

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MLB pumps up ball security after ‘DeflateGate’

Major League Baseball says it has placed increased security around those who handle game balls.

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NHL playoff preview: Canadiens vs. Lightning

Montreal takes on Tampa Bay tonight for game six.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, May 12.

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You can study ‘Deflategate’ in college

A sports law professor has crafted the four-credit class for the fall term.

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Boston bomber: ‘No one’ should suffer as his victims

Closing arguments are set for Wednesday. Jurors will then decide whether to sentence convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or to life in prison.

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