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Workers at Lucas Oil Stadium install the court in Indianapolis, Friday, March 27, 2015, as they prepare to host the NCAA Final Four college basketball games on April 4 and 6.

Final Four preview

Kentucky tries to keep things perfect vs Wisconsin and Blue Devils, Spartans take on undercard feel at Final Four

Kentucky head coach John Calipari speaks during a news conference a an NCAA college basketball tournament in Louisville, Ky., Friday, March 20, 2015. Kentucky is to play Cincinnati in the Round of 32 on Saturday.

Kentucky’s John Calipari chosen AP Coach of the Year

#1 undefeated Wildcats coach becomes third at school to receive the award

Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot on the practice chipping green ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Wednesday July 16, 2014. The British Open Golf championship starts Thursday July 17.

Tiger Woods to return at the Masters

After two trips to Augusta National this week, Woods announced his return to competition on his website Friday

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

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The Final Four floor is a feat of sports engineering

It takes 1,700 maple panels to make the hardwood court where this year's NCAA Tournament champion will be crowned.

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Top college coaches form group to address minority hires

The National Association for Coaching Equity and Development is in response to the dissolution of the Black Coaches Association.

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Bhullar first NBA player of Indian descent

The 22-year-old has made history by signing a short-term contract with the Sacramento Kings.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 3.

Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Rosemont, Ill.

Randle, Stanford beat Miami 66-64 in OT in NIT title game

Chasson Randle hit two free throws with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, and Stanford won the second NIT title of his career

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander prepares to throw to the Baltimore Orioles during Game 2 in baseball's AL Division Series in Baltimore, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

Verlander headed to DL for 1st time in big league career

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is headed to the disabled list for the first time in his major league career.

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, left, glances towards the clock during his trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Ma., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Prosecution rests in trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez

The prosecution has rested its case in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban seems frustrated during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.

Woman says she made up allegations against ex-Alabama player

The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her now says she made it up because she thought he was cheating on her.

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Up to $99.95 to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao on pay-per-view

Don't expect much change back from a $100 bill to watch the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight at home.

Workers at Lucas Oil Stadium install the court in Indianapolis, Friday, March 27, 2015, as they prepare to host the NCAA Final Four college basketball games on April 4 and 6.

Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rules

Four teams, four drug-testing policies.

NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Emmert: NCAA is in a ‘wait and see’ mode on Indiana law

Emmert released a statement early in the day saying he was pleased with the revisions, but says the NCAA is now in a "wait-and-see mode."

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Baseball games are getting soooooo long

The average game is longer than an epic movie, but it wasn't always that way.

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Spring Training: Nats Rendon to start season on DL

Get the latest on MLB spring training.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, April 2. HARDEN’S 51 POINTS LEAD ROCKETS…

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13 senators ask FIFA to move World Cup out of Russia

Lawmakers want to move the 2018 World Cup out of Russia because of what they call that country's "ongoing violations of the territorial integrity of Ukraine."

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Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rules

Four teams, four drug-testing policies.

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Friday’s NHL Playoff Results

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Capitals, Canadiens, Predators and Canucks all win tonights games.

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Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has bypass surgery

FILE - This April 1, 2014, file photo shows former Los Angeles Lakers player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at an NBA basketball ball game in Los Angeles. Abdul-Jabbar is recovering after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. A hospital statement on Friday, April 17, 2015 says Abdul-Jabbar had the surgery on Thursday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. The doctor who performed the surgery, says the 68-year-old former NBA and UCLA star is expected to make a full recovery.

Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is recovering after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery.

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Hawks F Sefolosha undergoes surgery for injured right leg

Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball players Thabo Sefolosha, center, and Pero Antic, back left, leave a courthouse in New York, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The players have been released after their arrest on charges they blocked officers from setting up a crime scene following the stabbing of Indiana Pacers' Chris Copeland.

Sefolosha will miss the playoffs, with an expected recovery period of about six months. The team hopes he'll be ready for the start of training camp next season.

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Beckenbauer: Bayern ‘far, far, far away’ from Euro title

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Beckenbauer captained West Germany to the 1974 World Cup title and coached his country to the 1990 championship.

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KISS to star in new ‘Scooby-Doo’ movie

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Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer have voiced themselves in the animated project.

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