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Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

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NFL: Raiders hope to move to Vegas

Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city.

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Rams take quarterback Goff with first pick of draft

Quarterbacks went one-two at Thursday's NFL Draft as the Los Angeles Rams took Jared Goff with the first pick, and the Philadelphia Eagles followed suit by naming signal caller Carson Wentz with the second choice.

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Touted Tunsil falls to Dolphins after controversial video

Top NFL draft prospect Laremy Tunsil tumbled down the list on Thursday before being selected by the Miami Dolphins with the 13th pick of the first round following a controversial video posted on his Twitter account.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet

An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.

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PGA: Zurich Classic of New Orleans preview

Headlining the field is No. 2 in the FedExCup standings, Jason Day, who is looking to capture his third victory of 2016.

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No Curry, no problem

The Golden State Warriors did not skip a beat without key point guard Stephen Curry, routing the Houston Rockets 114-81 on Wednesday to seal a 4-1 series triumph in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.

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Ducks down and out after Predators win decider

After winning Game 6 of their Western Conference quarter-final series on Monday, the Nashville Predators saw a message in their locker room: "Noon flight to Anaheim. Pack for six days."

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Quarterbacks expected to rule at NFL Draft

Given the pass-happy state of the most popular U.S. professional sports league, the pressure to find a frontline thrower moved the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles to trade up to the number one and two slots, respectively, for the presumed purpose of snaring a quarterback.

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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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Players chosen in NFL draft need to plan for the long game

Every year, the National Football League draft makes a number of strapping young men very, very rich. But a word of advice from former NFL stars: Start thinking about your next career right away.

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Uncharted territory: Predators gear up for game 7

Call it a new frontier for the Nashville Predators, one the Anaheim Ducks know all too well.

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Venues ready, but many challenges remain for Rio Games

With 100 days to go before the Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, the nation famous for doing things at the last minute faces a novel situation: The venues are ready, but the host does not appear to be.

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Clippers lose Paul, Griffin for rest of playoffs

The Los Angeles Clippers were hit with a double whammy on Tuesday.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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NHL: Team values vs. odds of winning the Stanley Cup

A look at the likelihood of a team winning the Stanley Cup versus what they are worth.

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Court: Brady must serve 4-game ‘Deflategate’ suspension

The ruling overturns a lower judge and sides with the NFL in a battle with the players union.

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Woods feels ‘nice and smooth’ after first holes of the year

Tiger Woods played his first stretch of golf holes since last August on Monday at a course opening in Montgomery, Texas to fuel speculations that he could return soon.

Sportscaster and television host Erin Andrews wipes tears as the verdict is read Monday, March 7, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. A jury has awarded Andrews $55 million in her lawsuit against a stalker who bought a hotel room next to her and secretly recorded a nude video, finding that the hotel companies and the stalker shared in the blame. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool)

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Sportscaster Erin Andrews settles video stalker case

Television personality Erin Andrews has reached a settlement with the owner and operator of the Nashville hotel where a nude video of her that went viral was secretly recorded, according to media reports.

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Epidemiologist Warns of Ticks Over Memorial Day Weekend

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With Memorial Day weekend just ahead, thousands of Nebraskans will be heading out on their first camping trips of the season -- and they'll need to take precautions against ticks.

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Iowa Police Chief Retires

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Officials in Iowa City will be looking for a new police chief. Sam Hargadine on Monday announced his retirement, effective June 30.

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Dairy Overlay District May Come Soon to Yankton

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The Yankton County Commission will host a public meeting this week to talk about forming a dairy overlay district.

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Yankton Tax Revenues Dropped in April

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One of the most watched revenue indicators for the City of Yankton is slowing a bit.

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Trans Canada Plans to Replace Sections of Keystone Crude Oil Pipeline

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Later this summer and into the fall, crews from Trans Canada will be digging up, and replacing sections of the Keystone crude oil pipeline.