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Has rough season for college hoops taken luster off March?

There is concern about the current state of men's college basketball with the NCAA Tournament little more than a week away.

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Aaron Hernandez cellphone records focus of murder trial

Jurors in the murder trial of the former New England Patriots player are pouring over records from his phone in the days surrounding the killing.

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NFL teams making moves

There was a lot of news on the first day of NFL free agency.

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FSU asks judge to throw out lawsuit from Winston accuser

Florida State is asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit from a woman who says star QB Jameis Winston sexually assaulted her.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, March 10.

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Jury in Boston bombing trial hears from victims, sees video

Jurors in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev heard descriptions of horrendous injuries from survivors.

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Undefeated Kentucky remains on top of AP poll

Duke and Arizona are also among the top five teams in college basketball, according to the latest AP poll.

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Mushers embark on trek across Alaska as Iditarod begins

Mushers began the 1,000-mile trek across Alaska in the unusual start location of Fairbanks.

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Bills re-sign Hughes, McCourty heading back to Pats

NFL free agency officially begins on Tuesday.

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Reggie Jackson to sell big letters from old Yankee Stadium

Some very big, familiar pieces of New York City sports history are going on the auction block — courtesy of a baseball star.

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More gruesome testimony expected in Boston Marathon trial

Survivors of the bombing are steeling themselves for more gruesome testimony in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories you'll be talking about today.

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Murder trial of ex-NFLer Hernandez to resume on DNA evidence

DNA evidence collected in the murder case against former the New England Patriots player is under the microscope in his murder trial.

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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Craig Sager returns to the sidelines

The NBA sideline reporter for TNT was back at work last night for the first time in nearly a year.

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Union: Lower NBA age limit

The players association general counsel expects the issue will be a contentious one with the NBA.

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Year after rule changes, men’s basketball back to old form

One year after the NCAA changed how rules were enforced to open up the game, men's basketball looks a lot like it once did.

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Low snow forces changes to iconic Iditarod

Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing organizers to move the start further north.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, March 6.

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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

Delaware prosecutors will not file criminal charges following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend.

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South Dakota Senator Steps Down from Legislature

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District 16 Senator Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes has announced he is stepping down from the South Dakota legislature.

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Topsoil Debate Continues in Iowa

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The public comment period for the proposed change in a controversial rule dealing with the amount of topsoil developers are required to return to a construction site will end Wednesday.

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Nebraska Senators Debating Term Limits

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Nebraska senators are debating whether voters should be asked to make an adjustment to their term limits.

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Plan for Iowa Caucuses On the Way

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The leaders of Iowa's two major political parties will soon announce a plan for releasing timely, accurate electronic results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.

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Severe Weather Season Underway

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As spring continues to unfold across the northern plains, it normally means we need to pay attention to the potential of severe weather.