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Bryant built Hall of Fame career with tireless work ethic

For 20 long seasons, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant lit up the National Basketball Association with a work ethic and closing ability matched by very few until he finally ended his stellar career on Wednesday.

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Warriors earn record-setting 73rd win

The Golden State Warriors earned a National Basketball Association record-setting 73rd regular season victory on Wednesday with a 125-104 blowout win over the Memphis Grizzlies.

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The conductor

Love him, or hate him, Kobe Bryant definitely made his mark on basketball.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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Willett aiming to give ‘Big Three’ a run for their money

Having snatched an unlikely and spectacular first major victory at the weekend, Danny Willett's next target is to give Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy a run for their money at the top of golf's world rankings.

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Inside the Chicago Cubs new clubhouse

The team's 30,000-square foot clubhouse facility below ground is unlike anything in baseball.

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It’s Stanley Cup playoff time

The NHL playoffs begin tonight.

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Stricker is U.S. Presidents Cup captain

Stricker played on five Presidents Cup teams and had a 14-10 record while playing on nothing but victorious teams.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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NCAA puts hold on bowl games

The move comes after three teams with 5-7 records were needed to fill the record number of 40 bowls last season.

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NFL: no live stream of London games next season

The National Football League has decided against live streaming its three London games next season, choosing instead to focus on streaming its Thursday night games on Twitter, a spokesman told Reuters.

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Ryder Cup debut on cards for Masters champion Willett

Danny Willett's surprise victory at the 80th Masters has almost certainly secured him a rookie appearance for Europe's Ryder Cup team in September.

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Study finds evidence of brain injury in living NFL veterans

More than 40 percent of retired NFL players tested with advanced scanning technology showed signs of traumatic brain injury, a much higher rate than in the general population, according to a new study of the long-term risks of playing American football.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the top sports stories.

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PBS documentary examines Jackie Robinson’s impact on baseball, civil rights

Since he prevailed in breaking baseball's color barrier in 1947, Jackie Robinson has been an American icon.

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Danny Willet wins the Masters, his brother wins Twitter

While English golfer Danny Willet was busy winning the Masters, his brother P.J. was busy winning social media.

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LeBron James shows off his pizza game in California visit

The employee called himself Ron. Sure, he was significantly taller than his colleagues, but there he was, working alongside them carrying pizza boxes and taking orders.

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Retired NFL star Will Smith shot dead in New Orleans

Will Smith, a prominent member of the New Orleans Saints team that won the NFL's Super Bowl in 2010, was killed by a gunman who shot the retired football player after ramming his car near the city's famed French Quarter, police said.

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Warriors top Spurs for record-tying 72nd win

There are records and then there are monumental records.

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Willett wins Masters after stunning Spieth meltdown

Englishman Danny Willett took advantage of a shocking back-nine meltdown by defending champion and runaway leader Jordan Spieth to win his first major title by three shots at the Masters on Sunday.

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The 2016 session of the Iowa legislature wrapped up late last week with compromises in funding for Planned Parenthood and the Department of Transportation.

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Nebraska Unicameral Approves Infrastructure Bank

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts hopes the 600-mile expressway system can be completed now that the Unicameral has approved creation of the state infrastructure bank.