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Timberwolves take Towns in top pick, Russell goes second

Kentucky's versatile big man Karl-Anthony Towns was the first overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft but surprises followed at Barclays Center on Thursday.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, June 26.

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Rookies arrive in NYC for NBA draft

Some of the NBA hopefuls are enjoying their time in the Big Apple before tonight's draft.

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Oscar De La Hoya considering comeback

The boxer is seriously considering a return to the ring for a blockbuster fight with either Floyd Mayweather, Jr. or Gennady Golovkin.

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PGA: Travelers preview

The PGA heads to the TPC River Highlands, one of the shortest - and most challenging - courses on the tour.

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NHL: League opens formal expansion process

The National Hockey League has given the go-ahead to opening a formal expansion process but that there is no guarantee any new franchises will ultimately be awarded.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, June 25.

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Boston bomber apologizes to victims as he’s formally sentenced to die

Parents of the dead and some of the scores wounded in the Boston Marathon attack confronted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, calling him "cowardly" at a hearing where he was formally sentenced to death.

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WATCH: Cubs fan catches ball while holding baby

A man holding a baby made a great barehanded catch over the glove of Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, prompting a replay review.

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Ohio lawmakers delay action on Rose reinstatement

Lawmakers were set to vote on a resolution urging the MLB to reinstate the all-time hits leader and make him eligible for the Hall of Fame.

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Tom Brady awaits NFL’s decision on Deflategate suspension appeal

The Patriots QB is fighting his four-game suspension for participating in a scheme to deflate footballs.

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A pug’s-eye view of Dodger Stadium

Dog life and sports correspondent Gizmo T. Pug, reporting.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, June 24.

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Report: Maradona to run for FIFA president

The retired soccer star could run for president of the sport's governing body.

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Hornets to host 2017 All-Star game

Charlotte last hosted the All-Star game in 1991.

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U.S. eliminates Colombia, Bronze pure gold for England

The United States will face China on Friday.

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Tom Brady’s ‘DeflateGate’ appeal begins in New York

The Patriot's QB is appealing his four-game suspension, pitting the NFL's most popular player against the most profitable sports league in the United States.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, June 23.

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Report: Pete Rose bet on baseball as player

ESPN on Monday reported it had reviewed long-hidden notebooks allegedly showing Pete Rose bet on Major League Baseball during his time as a player.

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Ex-MLB star Darryl Hamilton fatally shot in apparent murder-suicide

Former outfielder and baseball broadcaster Darryl Hamilton was fatally shot at a Houston home where his girlfriend was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gun wound.

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Groups Holding Anniversary Vigil about Lac-Megantic Disaster

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Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada, Saturday, July 6, 2013. A large swath of Lac Megantic was destroyed Saturday after a train carrying crude oil derailed, sparking several explosions and forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

Residents are gathering in Portland, Maine, to commemorate the second anniversary of the Lac-Megantic, Quebec, rail disaster and advocate for clean energy

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Gas Prices Fall a bit in Maine

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Gas prices in Maine have fallen nearly a penny per gallon in the past week.

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Fishing Regulators Hold Hearing On Surging Crab Catch

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PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (AP) Interstate fishery regulators are holding a hearing in Portsmouth, N.H., about a plan to manage a species of crab that is becoming increasingly popular and valuable.

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Hey kids, don't try this at home ... or maybe do, and become Internet famous.

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3 Found Dead In Coastal Town Were Parents, Son

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BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) State police have identified three bodies found inside two houses in the coastal Maine town of Boothbay Harbor as that of a married couple and their 40-year-old son, a high school social studies teacher.

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