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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.

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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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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, May 11.

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Nadal drops out top 5 for first time in 10 years

After a handful of losses, the 28-year-old has dropped to seventh in the ATP rankings.

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WATCH: LeBron James’ playoff buzzer beater from all angles

The game winning shot in the final second tied up the series 2-2.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

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This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Northampton Bans Plastic Bags

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The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags

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Northampton Man Tried To Poison Daughter

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A Northampton man has been arraigned in district court for allegedly trying to poison his seriously ill daughter