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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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This week’s top sports shots

Some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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Mike Tyson is not throwing a fight night house party

Please don't go to the heavyweight's house ... he won't be there.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

A look at tonight's slate of Stanley Cup playoff games.

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Derby line-up changes

The lineup change means 5-2 favorite American Pharoah will break from the No. 17.

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PHOTOS: 2015 NFL Draft

The first round of the 2015 draft brings in the latest class of NFL stars.

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Heisman winners Winston, Mariota go 1-2 in NFL draft

In a new location with lots of international flavor, the 2015 NFL draft got underway, with some big names going early.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Friday, May 1.

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NBA: Wiggins reportedly takes top rookie honors

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins played 82 games this season, averaging 16.9 points per game.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hospitalized with chest pains

The 68-year-old sportsman underwent quadruple bypass surgery earlier this month after he was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.

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American Pharoah is early Derby favorite

The horse comes into the Derby having won the Arkansas Derby by eight lengths.

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Boxing’s big money night

What makes the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing match one of the most anticipated fights of all time? Money.

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Groundbreaking golfer Calvin Peete passes away

Calvin Peete, the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, has died at the age of 71.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, April 30.

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Boston bomber wanted life, brother wanted death, attorney says

His lawyers contend he should be spared capital punishment because he was a pawn in a scheme led by his brothers.

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Big names, big money at Mayweather – Pacquiao match

Big-time sporting events often draw the elite, rich, and well-connected. And you'll see plenty of those types at the Floyd Mayweather Jr. - Manny Pacquiao fight this weekend.

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WATCH: Insane motocross triple backflip

Rider Josh Sheehan is "flipping out" after becoming the first person to successfully complete the stunt.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, April 29.

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Bolt’s Olympic preparations to be put into a documentary

The film will look back at the Jamaican sprinter's record-making career.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

Detroit takes on Tampa Bay tonight as the road to the Stanley Cup continues.

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Iowa Bridges in Disrepair

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A new report shows 22-percent of Iowa's rural bridges are "structurally deficient."

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Iowa Considering Legal Fireworks

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It would be legal to sell and set off fireworks in Iowa if a bill that cleared the Iowa House becomes law.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Considering Licences for Illegal Children

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Nebraska lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow driver's licenses to those brought into the country illegally as children.

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Nebraska Unicameral Repeals

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Nebraska lawmakers have voted to repeal the death penalty, but it likely will take another vote to make it final.

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Death Penalty Repeal to be Vetoed

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Nebraska Senators voted 32 to 15 yesterday to repeal the death penalty.