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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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Prosecution rests in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, who was dating his fiancée's sister.

Chris Mullin at the New Liberty Theatre in New York. 
Credit :	Joseph Marzullo/Wenn.com

Mullin considers turning around St John’s an ‘obligation’

St. John alum returns to coach where he once led his team to Final Four

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.

NFL will view photos from Hardy’s domestic violence trial

Suspension possible for newly signed Cowboy

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Winston impressed on Seminoles Pro Day

The Seminoles QB put on a show for NFL coaches and scouts assembled for Florida State Pro Day.

NETS

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, April 1. STREAKING NETS HANG ONTO FINAL…

MLB

Baseball to set pay record

The average salary is expected to break the $4 million benchmark.

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NASCAR comes down on Ryan Newman team

Newman's race team faces harsh penalties after NASCAR found it manipulated the tires used at Auto Club Speedway.

Miami mascot Sebastian the Ibis is shown during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game between Miami and Virginia Tech, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Coral Gables, Fla. Miami defeated Virginia Tech 76-52.

Miami & Stanford move on to NIT title game

Sheldon McClellan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, and short-handed Miami rallied to beat Temple 60-57 on Tuesday to reach the NIT championship game.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin (19) on the field during warm ups before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Arlington, Texas.

Eagles sign wide receiver Miles Austin to 1-year deal

Wide receiver Miles Austin is joining the Philadelphia Eagles on a 1-year contract. The team announced the deal for the veteran wide receiver on Tuesday.

'MR. CUB:' U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to baseball Hall of Fame player Ernie Banks at a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington Nov. 20, 2013. PHOTO: REUTERS/LARRY DOWNING

Chicago Cubs plan opening night Ernie Banks tribute

The Chicago Cubs and thousands of fans will honor the late Ernie Banks during the team's season opener against the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend.

Jameis Winston rolls out to pass during Florida State football pro day in Tallahassee, Fla., Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

Florida State’s Winston shows off for NFL coaches, GMs

Jameis Winston threw passes for nearly an hour at Florida State's pro day Tuesday, showing off his arm strength, accuracy and stamina for NFL coaches, general managers and scouts.

A view of Madison Square Garden along 8th Avenue on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 in New York.

NIT semifinals on KPUG at 4:00pm tonight in The Garden

The semifinals are being contested in the nation's oldest postseason men's basketball tournament this evening. The first of the NIT games in Madison Square Garden.

Texas head coach Rick Barnes directs his team during the first half of a third-round game against the Michigan of the NCAA college basketball tournament Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Milwaukee.

Vols hire former Texas men’s basketball coach

Former Texas men's basketball coach Rick Barnes has landed a new job, just days after losing his position with the Longhorns.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, left, talks with teammate Kevin Durant, right, before the start of a pre-season NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.

Thunder star Kevin Durant has bone graft surgery

Thunder star Kevin Durant has had successful bone graft surgery for a fracture in his right foot.

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Patriots owner Kraft takes stand in Aaron Hernandez trial

Patriots owner Robert Kraft took the stand in the murder trial of former star player Aaron Hernandez.

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MLB: Cubs demote Bryant, upsets union

Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned to thE minor league camp despite an outstanding spring training at the plate.

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NFL sanctions Browns, Falcons

Fake noise and illegal text messages have landed the two teams in hot water with the league.

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College hoops: AP All-America team, Wooden finalsts

Three players heading to the Final Four head up The Associated Press men's basketball All-America team.

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NBA Playoffs: Warriors survive scare, Wizards beat Raptors in OT

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Stephen Curry gestures against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first quarter of Game 6 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State went up big before holding off New Orleans.

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NHL player Jarret Stoll arrested in Las Vegas

File Photo: Jarret Stoll at the 2014 ESPY's. 
Credit: FayesVision/WENN.com

The two-time Stanley Cup winner was arrested Friday for suspected cocaine possession at the MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic pool complex.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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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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