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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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Detective expected back on stand in Aaron Hernandez trial

Jurors saw video of Hernandez when he was sitting in a car outside the police station.

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Beagle named Miss P wins 139th Westminster dog show

A bouncy 15-inch beagle won the top honor at the prestigious show, besting more than 2,700 competitors.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Wednesday, Feb. 18.

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A-Rod apologizes

The embattled Yankees slugger apologized for "the mistakes" he made that led to his suspension for taking performance-enhancing drugs.

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Anthony Bosch, center of MLB doping drama, sent to prison

The man at the heart of a steroid scandal that led to the suspension of Alex Rodriguez was sentenced on Tuesday.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Feb. 17.

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Lance Armstrong ordered to repay $10 million in bonuses

The disgraced cyclist lost a legal battle over his Tour de France victory money.

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Kurt Busch ordered to stay away from his ex

The NASCAR driver was issued the order amid accusations of domestic violence.

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Study: coaching education can cut risk of football injuries

The Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention collected data from 2,108 football players ages 5 to 15.

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Retired defenseman Montador found dead at 35

Steve Montador, who played for six NHL teams over 10 seasons, was found dead at his home in Mississauga, Ontario.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories you’ll be talking about today, Monday, Feb. 16. A PLAYOFF WIN…

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Jeff Gordon takes Daytona 500 pole

Jeff Gordon held off team mate Jimmie Johnson to take the pole for the final Daytona 500 of his career.

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Emotional Snedeker wins Pebble Beach by 3 shots

An emotional Brandt Snedeker ended a 17-month title drought.

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PHOTOS: NBA All-Star weekend

The NBA's brightest stars and biggest legends turned out for a star-studded celebration of all things basketball.

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Growth Seen In Economic Index

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for February, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, increased from January’s reading.

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Iowa Legislators Move to Budget And Education Issues

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With the debate over increasing the gas tax out of the way, Iowa legislators now can focus on the budget, and settling on education funding.

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Rounds Still Hopes For Pipeline

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says he hopes the Congressional setback for the Keystone XL pipeline project doesn’t end up killing it.

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Higher Property Tax Revenue Expected In Nebraska

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A report from the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board shows that taxes for the current fiscal year will be more than sixty two million dollars higher than expected.

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State Education Spending Debate Continues

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State aid to education is a big issue for the South Dakota legislature.