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26.2 miles, 28,000 bananas: Boston Marathon by the numbers

More than 30,000 runners and nearly $1 million in prize money. Here's the iconic race by the numbers.

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Jordan or LeBron? Let’s duke it out

Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a man's arrest on assault charges.

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Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Rotich winners at Boston Marathon

The race goes on during a pause in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted earlier this month of the 2013 bombing.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

The Stanley Cup playoffs continue on Monday with a slate of big games.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, April 20.

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NY Islanders, fans count down final days on Long Island

The team is moving to Brooklyn next season.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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NBA sets attendance mark

The NBA heads into the post-season on the heels of a record year in attendance.

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Kentucky Derby: Bring your hat, leave your selfie stick at home

The venerable race track has banned the obtrusive poles, saying they're a safety issue.

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Aaron Hernandez’s mom: I shared bond with victim’s mother

The mother of the former New England Patriots star says she shares a bond with the mother of the man her son was convicted of killing

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 17.

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Judge gets first chance to vet new NCAA head injury deal

A U.S judge will soon get his first chance to scrutinize a reworked deal in a class-action, head-injury lawsuit against the NCAA.

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New Kentucky Derby suites offer ‘dirty’ view

A year after a dust up, Churchill Downs is opening suites for the owners of Kentucky Derby horses so close to the track they can see the dirt being kicked up.

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Hawks, Habs, Flames open playoffs with wins

The Chicago Blackhawks have the upper hand in their division semifinal series following a marvelous comeback in Nashville.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, April 16.

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After conviction, many court cases left for Aaron Hernandez

The former New England Patriots tight end was sentenced to life in prison, but his legal troubles aren't over.

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NFL stadium czar meets with Oakland officials

The league's stadium czar pressed Raiders executives and government officials on their efforts to keep the team in the East Bay.

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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder

Once a star player with a $40 million contract, Hernandez will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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TWITTER REACTS: Aaron Hernandez guilty verdict

A Massachusetts jury found the former New England Patriots star guilty in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

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Utility Frustrated With River Nitrate Management

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Iowa’s largest water utility is restarting special equipment to remove nitrates from the water it uses from the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers to its customers.

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Nebraska Governor Not to Support Death Penalty Repeal

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Governor Pete Ricketts finds himself at odds with the legislature after a week in which the Unicameral passed a number of crime bills.

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Sioux City Teens Hospitalized, One Dead After Smoking Synthetic Drug

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A Sioux City teenager died and three others were hospitalized after police say they became ill while smoking a synthetic drug.

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Nebraska Legislators Debate Death Penalty Repeal

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Nebraska legislators have given preliminary approval to a bill to do away with the death penalty.

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Health Checks Part Of Safety Precautions

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When it comes to safety preparedness, most people think about smoke alarms, disaster kits, and escape plans.