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  • Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.
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  • Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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  • Bubba Watson shot a 3-under 33 on the front nine at Augusta National, giving him a two-shot lead over 20-year-old Jordan Spieth midway through the final round of the Masters.
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  • UMASS guard says hes gay
  • Derrick Gordon, a sophomore starter for the University of Massachusetts men's basketball team, stepped forward Wednesday as the first openly gay player in Division I men's college basketball, sharing his story with ESPN and Outsports.
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  • uconn wins ncaa title
  • Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.
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  • core four together again
  • Derek Jeter gave Yangervis Solarte some assistance with Yankee Stadium tradition, then the rookie helped make the captain a winner in his final home opener Monday as New York beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2.
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  • Connecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's.
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  • DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to help UConn snap Florida's 30-game win streak with a 63-53 upset of the Gators at the Final Four.
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  • Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left, after taking a pass from his twin brother Andrew, and Kentucky beat Wisconsin 74-73 on Saturday night to advance to the national championship game.
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  • Tiger Woods will miss the Masters after undergoing back surgery earlier this week for a pinched nerve that has been hurting him for several months, the world's No. 1 player said on his website.
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  • Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.
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  • Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, and UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
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  • Wisconsin bumped and grinded its way into the Final Four.
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  • The Florida Gators are first yet again this season.
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  • ray rice video
  • Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was indicted Thursday on an increased charged of third degree aggravated assault for an attack at an Atlantic City casino.
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  • In a stunning ruling that has the potential to revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first college athlete's union.
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  • The Atlantic Coast Conference is taking its men's basketball tournament from Tobacco Road to the bright lights of New York.
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  • durham bulls r2 d2 jersey
  • The Durham Bulls will wear jerseys that resemble R2-D2 during their annual "Star Wars Night"
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  • former buffal bills qb jim kelly
  • Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is expected to undergo surgery following the return of oral cancer. His wife, Jill, says the cancer is aggressive and starting to spread.
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  • The Florida Gators earned the top overall seed for the 2014 NCAA men's tournament.
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  • aaron hernandez
  • A Massachusetts sheriff says former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been involved in a prison altercation.
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  • The Super Bowl ad blitz began early as companies released their ads on YouTube before the game.
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  • Members of the Eyewitness News team are sharing their recipes for food they have made for the big game.
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