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FIFA wants to shorten the 2022 World Cup

A task force has recommended the Gulf state hosts a shorter tournament staged over cooler months.

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Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston gloves sold for nearly $1M

The boxing gloves worn during the infamous 1965 rematch have been purchased by an anonymous buyer.

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After tense exchange, Hernandez murder trial resumes

The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez continues today.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Feb. 23.

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Olympic swim star Phelps engaged

The most decorated Olympian of all time announced his engagement to Nicole Johnson, a former Miss California USA.

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Logano goes from rejection to redemption

It was Logano's maiden visit to Victory Lane in NASCAR's showcase event.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the week's biggest plays and best photos in sports.

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NASCAR effort focuses on math, science for kids

You need a lot of geometry and physics to get a race car to go 200 laps.

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MLB plans to speed up games

The league hopes to shorten the time it takes to play a game of baseball.

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U.S. cross-country skiers bring ‘Uptown Funk’ to the slopes

The American team makes moon-walking in ski boots look good.

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Bird is not impressed with stadium webcam

A giant raven discovers a webcam at Levi's Stadium - home of the San Francisco 49ers - and is not shy about voicing his opinion.

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Chargers, Raiders plan shared L.A. stadium

The San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders on Thursday proposed a plan that would have the teams share a new stadium.

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Garnett returns to Wolves during trade deadline frenzy

A deal that has All-Star forward Kevin Garnett headed back to his original team headlined a late flurry of moves.

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Friday’s Sports Minute Feb. 20

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today.

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Vegas dims lights to honor legendary coach Jerry Tarkanian

The UNLV coach is only the eighth person to be honored with the lights going out in Sin City.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the top sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Feb. 19.

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Hernandez’s attorney questions handling of evidence

Attorneys for the former New England Patriots star questioned police at the first of two murder trials he will face this year.

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Lance Armstrong admits to reckless driving

The 43-year-old disgraced professional cyclist side swiped parked cars but his girlfriend initially took the blame.

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Knicks top scorer Anthony to have season-ending surgery

Carmelo Anthony, whose recovery is expected to take from four to six months, will miss New York's final 29 games.

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U.S. hockey team’s ‘Miracle’ gold medal was 35 years ago

It's been more than three decades since the U.S. Olympic hockey team's Miracle on Ice.

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Bill Approved to Address Elderly Abuse

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee approved a bill (Friday) that would set up an elder abuse task force in the state.

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Thune Offers Alternative To FCC Net Regulations

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The Federal Communication Commission voted three to two to issue new rules that would attempt to regulate the operations of the internet.

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Positives Seen In New Internet rules

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The Federal Communications Commission has passed new rules that seek to put some regulations on the internet.

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Loophole In Iowa’s Underage Drinking Law

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For the third year in a row prosecutors are urging legislators to deal with an "oops" in Iowa's underage drinking law.

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Speed Limit Increase Clears Committee

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A bill that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles an hour on many miles of interstate highways in Iowa has cleared its first hurdle in the state senate.