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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)

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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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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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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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Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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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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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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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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LeBron, Cavs rain threes in record-setting win

The Cavaliers knocked down an incredible NBA record 25 three-pointers in their 123-98 Game 2 win over the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference semi-finals, taking a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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Deflategate: Brady gets more time

Lawyers for the New England Patriots quarterback have been given another two weeks to appeal his "Deflategate" suspension.

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Kentucky Bourbon Trail offers a lesson for reviving racing’s fans

Some of the best-known farms in Kentucky's scenic horse country are borrowing from another of the state's contributions to the good life — bourbon whiskey distilleries — in an effort to win new recruits to an aging and shrinking fan base.

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Zika concerns could see MLB cancel Puerto Rico series

A pair of Major League Baseball games scheduled to be played in Puerto Rico later this month could be relocated due to growing concerns over the Zika virus in the area, the MLB Players Association said.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

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Cavaliers beat Hawks in series opener

A week off did not disrupt the Cleveland Cavaliers' momentum, nor was it enough time to alter the Atlanta Hawks' history against them. The Cavaliers still have never lost to the Hawks in the postseason, but this one was not easy.

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Murray makes his mark as Pens beat Caps

The Pittsburgh Penguins do not have a goal yet in the series from Sidney Crosby. Or a power-play goal. What they do have is a 2-1 lead over the Washington Capitals.

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British soccer team Leicester celebrates 5,000-1 title success

Leicester City's Premier League title dream became reality on Monday when one of the greatest sporting fairytales reached its conclusion in west London where chasing Tottenham Hotspur were held 2-2 by Chelsea.

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Picasso Work Acquired by Colby College Museum of Art

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The Colby College Museum of Art is acquiring a deluxe set of Pablo Piscasso's Vollard Suite from 1939, a series of 100 etchings considered the artist's most significant cycle of prints.

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Waterboro Man Arrested For Terrorizing A Child

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Portland Police arresting a man for terrorizing a child.

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Bugged By Bedbugs, Maine Capital City Passes Emergency Rules

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The City Council in Maine's capital city has adopted an emergency bedbug ordinance

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Regulators Say Maine Urchin Season Won’t Shrink This Year

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Maine fishing regulators are proposing a sea urchin harvesting season that is as long as the one that ended in March.

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Two Arrested On Drug Charges

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The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency has arrested a New York man and Veazie woman at a Bangor motel following a several month investigation into the distribution of significant amounts of Oxycodone from their room.

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