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Curry voted NBA’s first unanimous Most Valuable Player

Stephen Curry on Tuesday scaled heights never reached by NBA greats such as Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James when he became the first unanimous winner of the league's Most Valuable Player award.

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Predators force decider after OT win over Sharks

Nashville's Viktor Arvidsson scored 2:03 into overtime to give the Predators a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks at Bridgestone Arena on Monday and force a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semi-final series.

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Gosper: Amid scandal, FIFA deserves credit for reforms

The "arrogance" of senior officials brought corruption-related turmoil to world soccer but important governance reforms could restore its credibility, according to influential sports administrator Kevan Gosper.

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Curry returns as Warriors take 3-1 lead over Trail Blazers

Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 40 points in overtime as the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 132-125 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday at the Moda Center.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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For $200 you can learn how to eat like Tom Brady

If learning how to make your own dairy-free avocado ice cream sounds appealing, then you're in luck.

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Penn State president ‘appalled’ by media reports on Paterno

The president of Penn State said on Sunday he was appalled by the media coverage surrounding allegations the university's late head football coach Joe Paterno knew about child sex abuse by his assistant coach as far back as the mid-1970s.

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Lightning shut out Islanders to win series

Ben Bishop continues to save his best for the biggest games and on Sunday the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender's best ended the New York Islanders' season.

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Love delivers as Cavs sweep Hawks

The Cavaliers advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight season and will await the winner of the Toronto Raptors-Miami Heat series.

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2 weeks ago

Monday’s Sports Minute

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

A horse is ridden to the track for a workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

3 weeks ago

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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The weekend sports schedule

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

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Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

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Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

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3 weeks ago

Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil

Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games.

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3 weeks ago

For Derby hopefuls, owning a horse like owning a team

For many racehorse owners, it's the experience, more so than making money, that attracted them to the Sport of Kings but they face a tough task to get into the elite field for events like the Kentucky Derby.

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3 weeks ago

Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 weeks ago

Furyk to make PGA Tour return next week in Charlotte

Jim Furyk makes his season debut as he joins an elite field boasting 31 of the top 50 players in the current FedExCup standings.

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3 weeks ago

Dallas judge tells quarterback Manziel not to contact former girlfriend

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel made his first appearance in a Dallas court on Thursday on a charge of assaulting his former girlfriend, and the judge told him to keep away from her.

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3 weeks ago

Favored Nyquist draws lucky 13 for Kentucky Derby

(Reuters) – Unbeaten Nyquist was rated the 3-1 early favorite for Saturday’s 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill…

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