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Australia’s Scott opts out of Olympics to focus on PGA Tour

Australian world number seven Adam Scott has confirmed he will skip the Rio Olympics in August, the 2013 Masters champion citing scheduling conflicts as the main reason for opting out of golf's return to the Games after a 112-year absence.

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NHL Playoffs: Blues on verge of ousting champs

St. Louis needs one more win to knock off the defending Stanley Cup champs in the first round.

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McGregor pulled from Diaz rematch, hints at retirement

Irish fighter Conor McGregor, who said on Twitter earlier on Tuesday that he was walking away from the sport of mixed martial arts, has been pulled from the UFC's main event in July.

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Assault complaint against quarterback Manziel goes to Dallas grand jury

A domestic violence complaint accusing former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel of beating his ex-girlfriend will be presented to a Dallas County grand jury this week.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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Sports federations concerned about venues for Rio Games

International sports federations have been told of problems with venues for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, including power failures at the gymnastics arena this week.

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NFL’s $1 billion concussion settlement upheld by U.S. appeals court

A federal appeals court upheld the National Football League's estimated $1 billion concussion settlement with retired players, calling the agreement imperfect but fair.

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England’s Masters winner Willett joins PGA Tour

So far in the 2015-16 season, Willett has three top-five finishes in five starts in U.S. tour events and climbed to No. 9 in the world rankings.

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Warriors shrug off Curry absence to beat Rockets

With Stephen Curry out of action due to an ankle injury Monday night, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was comforted knowing he had Shaun Livingston in reserve.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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Ethiopians sweep Boston Marathon

Ethiopian runner Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the men's Boston Marathon on Monday in a late surge against defending champion and fellow Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa.

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Kawhi Leonard repeats as NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Kawhi Leonard has won his second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after helping the San Antonio Spurs have the league's best defense.

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NHL: Blues rally to beat Blackhawks, Nashville surprise

The St. Louis Blues have taken a 2-1 lead in their first-round series against the defending Stanley Cup champions.

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Champs back in Boston but top Americans are resting for Rio

With the top American marathoners resting for the Rio Olympics, Neely Spence Gracey could be the best U.S. hope for a podium finish in Boston on Monday.

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NBA Playoffs: Spurs, Cavs, Heat, Clippers win openers

In Cleveland, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and LeBron James combined for 81 points, but the Cavaliers struggled in a 106-101 victory over Detroit, and Golden State star Steph Curry is questionable for game 2.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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

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The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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The week’s best sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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3 weeks ago

Warriors look to cap magical season with title run

The NBA playoffs open on Saturday and the Golden State Warriors know their historic 73-win regular season will lose its luster unless they end the campaign with championship jewelry.

Carlos Arredondo, a 2013 Boston Marathon first-responder, holds a "Boston Strong" banner beside his wife Melida, right, in the grandstand near the Boston Marathon finish line Monday, April 20, 2015 in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

3 weeks ago

Boston marks third anniversary of deadly marathon bombings

Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh are joining survivors and victims' families Friday morning for a wreath laying ceremony at the marathon finish line on Boylston Street.

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REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

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