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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Dec. 9.

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Mariota, Cooper, Gordon are Heisman finalists

Oregon quarterback, an Alabama receiver, and a Wisconsin running back have earned a trip to New York this week.

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Chiefs’ Eric Berry diagnosed with lymphoma

The Kansas City safety has been diagnosed with "very treatable and potentially curable" Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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South African prosecutor appeals Pistorius verdict

Prosecutors appealed the five-year prison term imposed on the star athlete, saying it was "shockingly inappropriate."

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Packers use early onslaught to take down Falcons

The Green Bay Packers produced a near flawless first half before holding on for a 43-37 home win over Atlanta.

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Florida State’s Winston on the Heisman bubble

The quarterback has won a national championship, a Heisman Trophy ,and every collegiate game he has played.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Dec. 8.

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The college football playoff field is set

The College Football Playoff selection committee has made its final decision: Ohio State is in. TCU is out.

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L.A. Galaxy beat Revolution for record fifth MLS title

The game marked MLS and U.S. national team all-time top scorer Landon Donovan’s final game before his retirement.

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NFL: Seahawks beat Eagles, Manning’s streak ends

The Seahawks used a stifling defense for a road win and their NFC West rivals the San Francisco 49ers were stunned on Sunday.

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Mom says Woods aiming to escape last place

Tiger Woods, 38, returned to competitive golf after four months off to rehabilitate from back problems

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This week’s best sports shots

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

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Galaxy seek record fifth MLS title in Donovan’s sendoff

The L.A. Galaxy hope to give Landon Donovan a fairytale finish to a storied career.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Friday, Dec. 5.

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Ravens Ngata out 4 games for drugs

The five-time Pro Bowler will be eligible to return after the team’s final regular season game on Dec. 28.

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Peterson appeal hearing ends

A decision in the appeal of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's suspension is expected in about a week.

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Cowboys tame Bears to remain perfect on road

Dallas QB Tony Romo picked apart the Chicago defense with a 41-28 victory over the Bears on Thursday.

Oregon State head football coach Mike Riley during an NCAA college football game against Washington State in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

Nebraska hires Oregon State’s Mike Riley

Nebraska replaces Bo Pelini with Oregon State's Mike Riley as it's new football coach.

Colorado State head coach Jim McElwain accepts the winners trophy after the NCAA New Mexico Bowl college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Albuquerque, N.M. Colorado State won 48-45.

Florida to announce Jim McElwain as new football coach

Florida to announce Colorado State's Jim McElwain as new football coach.

Quarterback Jameis Winston listens as his attorney, David Cornwell of Atlanta, talks to reporters in Tallahassee, Florida, December 3, 2014.

FSU quarterback tells rape hearing accuser ‘is lying’

Florida State University star quarterback Jameis Winston told a student conduct hearing that a woman who accused him of raping her two years ago was "lying."

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Taylor Swift and J. Cole rule Billboard charts

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"Woman of the Year" honoree Taylor Swift attends the 2014 Billboard Women In Music Luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in New York.

Taylor Swift is celebrating her longest reign at the top of the U.S. pop chart after Blank Space racked up a fifth week at number one.

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Stevie Wonder welcomes ninth child

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In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Stevie Wonder performs “Songs in the Key of Life” tour Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Stevie Wonder and his partner Tomeeka Robyn Bracy have welcomed a daughter called Nia.

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Chris Pratt thought ‘Guardians’ would be a box office flop

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The "Parks and Rec" star was very, very wrong.

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Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ in win for N. Korean hackers

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The $44 million raunchy comedy was scheduled to debut on Christmas Day.

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REVIEW: Modern ‘Annie’ a mixed bag

This photo released by Colombia Pictures - Sony shows Jamie Foxx, left, as Will Stacks and Quvenzhané Wallis as Annie in a scene from Columbia Pictures' "Annie."

"Annie" gets an update for the new film version of the classic musical, starring Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis.