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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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NBA: Let the money roll in

The Philadelphia 76ers have become the first team in the NBA to put a sponsorship logo on player uniforms.

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Tiger still has work to do

Tiger Woods has told reporters that there is still no timetable for his return to competitive golf.

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Crosby ends slump in OT as Pens even East finals

Sidney Crosby scored his first goal in nine games 40 seconds into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 in Game Two of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday to even the series.

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Golden State is Thunderstruck

Oklahoma center Steven Adams converted an errant pass by team mate Russell Westbrook into two critical free throws with 1:01 left on Monday to short-circuit a Golden State rally and help the Thunder to a 108-102 Game 1 victory in the Western Conference finals.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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NBC to stream over 6,000 hours of Olympics content

The 2016 games begin on Aug. 5.

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AP Source: Towns takes top rookie honors

A person with direct knowledge of the award says the Minnesota Timberwolves center has won the honor after posting the best rookie season for a big man since Tim Duncan.

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Shia LaBeouf cast as tennis bad boy John McEnroe

"Borg/McEnroe" will chronicle the longtime rivalry between McEnroe and Swedish tennis ace Bjorn Borg, and 29-year-old LaBeouf insisted he's the perfect choice to play the temper-tantrum throwing American.

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Jason Day continues streak with four-shot Players Championship win

World number one Jason Day drew comparisons with Tiger Woods after an emphatic four-stroke victory at the $10.5 million Players Championship in Florida on Sunday.

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Raptors beat Heat in Game 7, earn showdown with Cavaliers

Led by 35 points from Kyle Lowry and 28 from fellow guard DeMar DeRozan, the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 116-89 at home on Sunday in the seventh and deciding game of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer is doused after the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Nationals Park, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in Washington. Scherzer struck out 20 batters, tying the major league nine-inning record. The Nationals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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The best sports shots this week

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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Soccer’s highest-paid players

If we take their 2015 calendar year salary plus bonus, and divide that by goals and assists, how much did these stars take home per play in U.S. dollars?

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Finchem: Golf in good shape for Rio despite no-shows

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem says that golf will be in good shape heading into this year's Rio Games where he predicts "a superb Olympics," despite the recent withdrawals of several elite players.

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Doping bombshells rock WADA meeting as drug crisis deepens

World sport is facing an unprecedented drug crisis as yet another in a string of doping bombshells dropped at the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) foundation board meeting on Thursday, shocking officials.

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Thunder dispatch Spurs, advance to West finals

For much of the season, the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs seemingly were on a collision course. The teams with the two best records in the NBA were predestined to meet in the Western Conference finals, while the up-and-down Oklahoma City Thunder were an afterthought.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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MLB and Chevrolet renew partnership with multiyear deal

The sponsorship agreement, announced Thursday, enables Chevrolet to continue its role as the official vehicle of Major League Baseball. Chevrolet also becomes the official automotive sponsor of MLB and USA Baseball's Play Ball initiative.

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Ken, Colleen, & Kurt’s I-Cubs to the Rescue

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Winefest 2016

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What’s On Tap

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Find out where the cool places are to be this week. Presented by Bud Light.

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REVIEW: ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ is a totally pointless, boring sequel

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Not even Johnny Depp - reliable as ever inside a fright wig and exaggerated make up - can save this sequel.