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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the biggest sports stories making news today, Wednesday, March 18. HAMPTON WINS, GETS KENTUCKY NEXT…

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Tim McGraw to narrate documentary about Shaq

The country superstar is also a huge basketball fan.

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Dallas Seavey wins third Iditarod, beating his father

The 28-year-old was the first to cross the finish line of the 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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49ers’ Chris Borland retires, fearing head trauma

The standout rookie announces his retirement after just one season, shocking the sports world and sparking another conversation about concussions.

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New Jersey back in court in fight to legalize sports betting

The four professional sports leagues and the NCAA are heading to court in their years long battle over legalized sports gambling.

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MLB Commissioner hears from Rose, addresses Oakland ballpark

Pete Rose has submitted a new request to be reinstated to baseball.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, March 17.

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Police describe gun battle with Boston Marathon bombers

Three police officers testified that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hurled explosives at them during a violent confrontation days after the deadly attack.

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Refs cheer new high-def replay system for NCAA tournaments

The NCAA is going all in on high-def video reviews during March Madness.

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March Madness: A look at the No. 1 seeds

Kentucky is chasing perfection and Wisconsin opens the tournament as a No. 1 seed for the first time in school history.

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Boston Marathon bombing trial enters third week

The trial is moving faster than anticipated, largely because the defense has not cross-examined many witnesses.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, March 16.

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Dallas Seavey takes Iditarod lead with quick checkpoint exit

The defending champion is leading this year's dog sled race.

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DeMaurice Smith re-elected NFLPA executive director

Smith won his third three-year term in charge of the NFL Players Association.

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Let’s dance: Kentucky leads the way in March Madness

Kentucky's chasing history, trying to become the first undefeated champion in March Madness since 1976.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest moments and best plays.

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Pistorius lawyers can’t stop appeal

Pistorius, a Paralympic champion, is serving a five-year prison sentence after being convicted of culpable homicide.

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AP sources: Murray jumps to Eagles, Bills sign backup QB Taylor

The Jets, Ravens, Lions, and Raiders are among the teams who made moves.

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Will Ferrell takes on spring training to raise money for cancer

The "Anchorman" star turned into a baseball player for a day.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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REVIEW: ‘It Follows’ is the best American horror film in a decade

In this image released by Brigade Marketing, actress Maika Monroe appears in a scene of It Follows, directed by David Robert Mitchell. “It Follows,” has been arguably the buzziest American film at Cannes next to Bennett Miller’s wrestling drama “Foxcatcher,” which boasts a far more famous cast and a major premiere at the Palais des Festival.

"It Follows" is a horror movie worthy of classic comparisons.