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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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Baltimore unrest forces fan-less Orioles game

Today's game against the Chicago White Sox will be a first for the MLB: it will be played in a closed stadium.

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NFL giving up ‘distraction’ of tax-exempt status

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

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WATCH: The top Kentucky Derby contenders

Get a look at some of the top horses hoping to cross the finish line at this weekend's race.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, April 28.

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Wimbledon announces 7 percent increase in prize money

The prize fund will be the highest ever in professional tennis.

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UFC champ Jones booked in connection with hit-and-run crash

Witnesses say the star fighter ran from a wreck that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab "a large handful of cash" from the car.

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Wimbledon latest sporting event to ban ‘selfie sticks’

Tennis fans: Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

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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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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports stories making headlines today, Monday, April 27.

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Baseball fans asked to stay at stadium after violent protest

In the middle of the ninth inning, the public address announcer told fans that city officials requested no one leave because of "ongoing public safety issues."

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Bruce Jenner: ‘I am a woman’

The retired Olympic champion confirmed long-running speculation suggesting he is transitioning from male to female.

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REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

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Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.

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PLAYLIST: 19 of the best Summer songs

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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Start your season off right with this playlist spanning the '60s to now.