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yesterday

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, wrongly convicted of murder, dead

The boxer's imprisonment, and battle to free him, are immortalized in the Bob Dylan song "Hurricane" and the film of the same name, starring Denzel Washington.

craig

Friday

Sportscaster Craig Sager battling leukaemia

The longtime sideline reporter is in the fight of his life.

blackhawks

Friday

This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Friday

Friday’s Sports Minute

Blues and Avs work overtime, Wainwright beats error-prone Nats, and more.

lebron

Friday

Heat playoff run could decide James’ future in Miami

Anything less than a third consecutive NBA title could lead to the breakup of their Big Three.

mariners

Friday

South Korean MLB prospect Choi banned for doping

Seattle Mariners prospect Ji-man Choi has been suspended for 50 games.

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Thursday

Thursday’s Sports Minute

The Thunder secure No. 2 seed, the Cubs' visit to Yankee Stadium doesn't go well, and more.

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Thursday

Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

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Thursday

Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.

lorde

Wednesday

Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

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Wednesday

Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper are challenging the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.

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Wednesday

Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius plans to adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday.

brewers

Wednesday

Wednesday Sports Minute

Clippers keep pressure on Thunder, Knicks top Nets, Cards shut down Brewers, and more.

phelps

Wednesday

Phelps’s return to swimming shrugged off by fellow Olympians

The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward the 2016 Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers.

boston

Tuesday

Gratitude, defiance marks Boston bombing memorial

The city and the nation mark the first anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.

beckham

Tuesday

Beckham’s Miami soccer stadium hits snag

Some say David Beckham's plans for a soccer arena at the port of Miami threatens plans to expand the Panama Canal.

phelps

Tuesday

Phelps comes out of retirement ahead of 2016 Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week.

pistorius

Tuesday

Prosecutor wraps up 5-day grilling of Pistorius

The prosecutor gave a stark summary of how Pistorius shot his girlfriend, insisting he killed her deliberately after an argument.

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April 14, 2014

Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

The four major pro sports leagues in North America are becoming increasingly open to paternity leave.

stanleycup

April 14, 2014

First round of Stanley Cup playoffs set

The first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs are set.

Local Headlines

Saturday in Local

Local Pony Express Totals

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In Clay County a total of $2968 was raised...

Saturday in Local

Wallingford Man Wins $50,000

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Thomas Bauler purchased a "Mike's Picks" scratch ticket at Casey's in Estherville...

Friday in Local

Sac City Death Plea

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A Georgia man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder...

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Law Enforcement Reports

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Law Enforcement Reports...

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Wills Running for House

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John Wills is running for the Iowa House District 1 seat...