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This week’s top sports shots

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

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Craig Sager returns to the sidelines

The NBA sideline reporter for TNT was back at work last night for the first time in nearly a year.

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Union: Lower NBA age limit

The players association general counsel expects the issue will be a contentious one with the NBA.

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Year after rule changes, men’s basketball back to old form

One year after the NCAA changed how rules were enforced to open up the game, men's basketball looks a lot like it once did.

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Low snow forces changes to iconic Iditarod

Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing organizers to move the start further north.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, March 6.

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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

Delaware prosecutors will not file criminal charges following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend.

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2016 Rolex race to be first event at renovated Daytona

Daytona International Speedway will showcase its renovated motorsports stadium next January.

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A-Rod is back with the Yankees

The game was his first in 17 months following a drug suspension for the entire 2014 season.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, March 5.

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MLS, players avoid strike

The MLS season will begin on Friday as scheduled.

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WATCH: Rockets fan sinks half court shot to win $25K

This Houston Rockets fan gets carried off the court after making the shot of a lifetime.

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Testimony in Aaron Hernandez trial focuses on fingerprints, texts

Prosecutors near Boston are rolling out fingerprint evidence in the murder case of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez.

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Pitcher Curt Schilling takes on Internet trolls

The Red Sox legend is firing back at cyberbullies.

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MLB: Let’s go fellas!

Baseball, the timeless game of endless summers, is now on the clock.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, March 4.

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‘It was him’ Boston bomber’s lawyers admit guilt, focuses on brother

Two dramatically different portraits of the Boston Marathon Bombing suspect are emerging at his federal death penalty trial.

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Knicks fined for Jackson’s comments about Ohio State star

Jackson watched the Buckeyes' 81-57 victory over Nebraska last Thursday.

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Daughter gets her wish: Daddy is traded to the Wild

The Blue Jackets have dealt veteran defenseman Jordan Leopold to the Minnesota Wild after a plea from his daughter goes viral.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, March 3. NETS BEAT NBA LEADERS The Brooklyn…

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Ed Sheeran surprises newlyweds at wedding reception

Ed Sheeran performs at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Ed Sheeran surprised a pair of newlyweds at their wedding reception by singing Thinking Out Loud for their first dance.

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Taylor Swift named among world’s greatest leaders in new Fortune poll

Singer Taylor Swift attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York.

Taylor Swift ranks two spots behind Pope Francis in a new Fortune.com poll of the World's Greatest Leaders.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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Chris Daughtry heading back to TV

Chris Daughtry arrives at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles.

Former American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry is heading back to the small screen for the new TV series "Studio City."

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Ed Sheeran splits from girlfriend

Ed Sheeran poses for photographers upon arrival at the Victoria's Secret fashion show in London, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.

Ed Sheeran is single again after splitting from girlfriend Athina Andrelos.