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Bud Selig: The exit interview

In his 22-year tenure, the retiring commissioner has overseen record revenues and attendance and the "steroids era."

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio elected to Hall of Fame

Baseball writers elected four players for the first time since 1955.

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Toronto Maple Leafs fire head coach

The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired head coach Randy Carlyle.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, Jan. 6.

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NFL unhappy penalty reversed in Lions’ playoff loss

The controversial decision cast a shadow over Sunday's playoff game between Dallas and Detroit.

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Cavs, Thunder, Knicks in six-player trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder and New York Knicks completed a three-team trade involving six players.

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Playoffs showcase need for elite QBs

Quarterback is once again the most important position on the gridiron.

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Stadium plan indicates Rams may return to L.A.

The owner of the St. Louis Rams plans to build a stadium in L.A., which could signal the team's return to California.

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Saints player arrested over domestic disturbance

Junior Galette was arrested after a disturbance at his home in a New Orleans suburb, police said.

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83-year-old ready to keep time at big game after transplant

After a kidney transplant, Jim Ely is ready to get back to work operating the play clock for college football's national championship.

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Jay Z wants to get into the soccer game

The rap superstar is reportedly interested in investing in David Beckham's new U.S. soccer franchise.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Jan. 5.

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Detroit feels robbed by officials in loss to Dallas

The Lions were left feeling robbed after officials reversed a pass interference call that set the stage for the Cowboys' wildcard win.

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Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at 49

The longtime sportscaster known for catchphases that became part of the lexicon of sports, has died of cancer.

Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington, front, scores under pressure by Florida State defensive back Trey Marshall during the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif.

This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of sport's biggest plays and the stories you may have missed this week.

Ohio State players cheer after the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal game against Alabama, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in New Orleans. Ohio State won 42-35.

Buckeyes rally and Ducks rout in college semis

The Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks earned victories in the Sugar and Rose Bowls on Thursday, booking spots in the national championship.

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Major upsets of 2014

A look back at some of the biggest losses in sports this year.

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Sports scandals leave cloud over memorable 2014

Sports were smeared by a series of scandals that exposed the ugly underbelly of the games people love.

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Head of Ravens security charged with sex offense

Darren Sanders, the head of the NFL team's security, faces charges stemming from a Dec. 14 incident.

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Giants ace wins honor

Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner has been named Male Athlete of the Year following his tremendous postseason.

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Eho Home Hit By Invaders Twice

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Easthampton police are investigating an armed home invasion on Summer Street.

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Hadley Has New Police Chief

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Hadley has a new police chief. Thirty-six-year-old Michael Mason joined the force in 2000.

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Northampton Police to Train at Shooting Range

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Northampton police will conduct a training at the shooting range in Florence on Sunday.

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Northampton Office Manager Embezzled 1.6 Million

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The former office manager of a medical practice in Northampton has pleaded guilty to embezzling 1.6 million over five years.