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Kentucky mascot performs before the start of an NCAA Midwest Regional final college basketball tournament game against Michigan Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Indianapolis.

No. 1 Kentucky survives again, beating LSU

Willie Cauley-Stein scored 15 points and top-ranked Kentucky stayed unbeaten with another tough road win, 71-69 over LSU on Tuesday night.

New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler poses with a Chevrolet pickup truck he was presented Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at a dealership in Norwood, Mass. The truck was intended to go to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as Super Bowl Most Valuable Player. But Brady and the automaker determined that Butler should receive it in recognition for his game-saving interception that clinched the team's Super Bowl XLIX victory.

Super Bowl hero (but not MVP) Malcolm Butler gets new truck

Malcolm Butler has intercepted the delivery of Tom Brady's new truck.

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, watches during the Hernandez's murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

Ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez’s fiancée granted immunity in trial

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's fiancée has been granted immunity sought by prosecutors in his murder trial.

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Dorsett played football ‘not knowing’ dementia would result

Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett says he started playing football "not knowing that the end was going to be like this" — what he calls a frustrating battle with a condition caused by head trauma that can lead to dementia and depression.

Attorney Phil Wittmann, right, who represents Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson, arrives at Civil District Court in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb.10, 2015. Civil District Judge Kern Reese is to hear arguments on whether he should order a physical and mental examination of Benson. The hearing is the latest development in a lawsuit filed by Benson’s daughter Renee and his grandchildren Rita and Ryan. They want the 87-year-old Benson declared incapable of handling his own affairs.

Exam ordered for Saints, Pelicans owner Tom Benson

Tom Benson says he wants to undergo a court-ordered examination "as soon as possible" in his effort to prevent his daughter and her children from having him declared incompetent.

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NBA: T-Wolves acquire Payne from Hawks, send Williams to Charlotte for Neal

The Atlanta Hawks will receive a protected future first-round draft pick in the Payne deal.

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All-Star players to compete in NBA’s first fashion show

The one-hour "NBA All-Star All-Style" will air Saturday on TNT.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, Feb. 10. MILESTONE NIGHT FOR POP…

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NFL formalizes plan for L.A.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has established an internal committee to review stadium options in Los Angeles.

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NFL Films founder Ed Sabol dies

Sabol founded the production company in 1964, and helped professional football become a major player in U.S. sports television.

Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl yells at his team in NBA basketball action against the Seattle SuperSonics in the second half Sunday, April 1, 2007 in Seattle.

Kings, George Karl in talks about coaching job

If hired, Karl would coach the Kings in their first game back on Feb. 20 at home against Boston.

Oregon Ducks head coach Mark Helfrich looks on from the sidelines during the third quarter of the college football game against Wyoming at Autzen Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 in Eugene, Ore.

Oregon signs coach Mark Helfrich to 5-year extension

Coach Mark Helfrich has agreed to a five-year contract extension that would keep him at Oregon through the 2019 season.

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Ray Allen to make his decision whether to return

Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com is reporting that Ray Allen will make his decision on returning to the NBA following the NBA All-Star Weekend.

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy (76) runs on the the field during player introductions before the start of an NFL football game in Charlotte, NC, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

Domestic violence charges against Panthers’ Hardy dismissed

Prosecutors have dismissed domestic violence charges against Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy after they said the accuser in the case couldn't be found.

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

James Shields and San Diego Padres agree to 4-year contract

Right-hander James Shields, who helped Kansas City reach the World Series last season, has agreed to a four-year contract with the San Diego Padres.

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David Beckham launches ‘7’ fund for kids

The soccer legend wants to change the lives of millions of children.

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Michael Sam applies for first-ever NFL veteran combine

The NFL will hold a combine for players with league experience on March 22.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Feb. 9.

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Clippers’ Griffin set for surgery, out indefinitely

Los Angeles Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin will undergo surgery for a staph infection on his right elbow.

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Legendary UNC coach Dean Smith dead at 83

The coach won two national titles, led the U.S. team to an Olympic gold in 1976, and helped develop NBA great Michael Jordan.

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