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NFL to help CFL with officiating program

The leagues said Friday that beginning this season, a group of NFL officials will work as part of CFL crews during preseason and regular-season games in June and July.

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Nine-hole format could provide shot in the arm game needs

With more and more part-timers finding they have less time for 18-hole golf lasting upwards of four hours, a shorter form of the sport could give the amateur game the shot in the arm it desperately needs.

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Kane keeps Blackhawks alive with double overtime winner

Duncan Keith needed only three words to describe the importance of Patrick Kane's goal 3:07 into the second overtime on Thursday that propelled the team to a 4-3 win over the St Louis Blues.

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Lamar Odom offered a chance to return to basketball

The troubled star has launched a comeback after finding himself out of the sport and struggling with substance abuse.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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Pete Rose leads off induction ceremony for Bobblehead hall

Baseball's career hits leader will be the inaugural inductee to the new bobblehead hall on Saturday at a ceremony in a downtown Milwaukee theater.

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Flyers avoid elimination, Panthers even series

The Philadelphia Flyers have extended their season by at least one game.

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NFL Draft: Norman suddenly a free agent

Josh Norman is now an unrestricted free agent after the Carolina Panthers surprisingly rescinded their non-exclusive franchise tag offer to the All-Pro cornerback.

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Valero Texas Open preview

Past tournament winners Zach Johnson and Jimmy Walker highlight a field of 156 players.

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Rio Games countdown starts with Olympia torch lighting

The official countdown to this year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics began on Thursday when the torch was lit at the site of the ancient Games, with organizers hoping it will shift attention away from Brazil's political and financial turmoil.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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Former professional wrestler and entertainer Chyna dead at 45

The WWE star was found dead in her L.A.-area home.

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Australia’s Scott opts out of Olympics to focus on PGA Tour

Australian world number seven Adam Scott has confirmed he will skip the Rio Olympics in August, the 2013 Masters champion citing scheduling conflicts as the main reason for opting out of golf's return to the Games after a 112-year absence.

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NHL Playoffs: Blues on verge of ousting champs

St. Louis needs one more win to knock off the defending Stanley Cup champs in the first round.

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McGregor pulled from Diaz rematch, hints at retirement

Irish fighter Conor McGregor, who said on Twitter earlier on Tuesday that he was walking away from the sport of mixed martial arts, has been pulled from the UFC's main event in July.

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Assault complaint against quarterback Manziel goes to Dallas grand jury

A domestic violence complaint accusing former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel of beating his ex-girlfriend will be presented to a Dallas County grand jury this week.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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Sports federations concerned about venues for Rio Games

International sports federations have been told of problems with venues for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, including power failures at the gymnastics arena this week.

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NFL’s $1 billion concussion settlement upheld by U.S. appeals court

A federal appeals court upheld the National Football League's estimated $1 billion concussion settlement with retired players, calling the agreement imperfect but fair.

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England’s Masters winner Willett joins PGA Tour

So far in the 2015-16 season, Willett has three top-five finishes in five starts in U.S. tour events and climbed to No. 9 in the world rankings.

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