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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Dec. 9.

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Mariota, Cooper, Gordon are Heisman finalists

Oregon quarterback, an Alabama receiver, and a Wisconsin running back have earned a trip to New York this week.

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Chiefs’ Eric Berry diagnosed with lymphoma

The Kansas City safety has been diagnosed with "very treatable and potentially curable" Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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South African prosecutor appeals Pistorius verdict

Prosecutors appealed the five-year prison term imposed on the star athlete, saying it was "shockingly inappropriate."

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Packers use early onslaught to take down Falcons

The Green Bay Packers produced a near flawless first half before holding on for a 43-37 home win over Atlanta.

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Florida State’s Winston on the Heisman bubble

The quarterback has won a national championship, a Heisman Trophy ,and every collegiate game he has played.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Dec. 8.

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The college football playoff field is set

The College Football Playoff selection committee has made its final decision: Ohio State is in. TCU is out.

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L.A. Galaxy beat Revolution for record fifth MLS title

The game marked MLS and U.S. national team all-time top scorer Landon Donovan’s final game before his retirement.

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NFL: Seahawks beat Eagles, Manning’s streak ends

The Seahawks used a stifling defense for a road win and their NFC West rivals the San Francisco 49ers were stunned on Sunday.

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Mom says Woods aiming to escape last place

Tiger Woods, 38, returned to competitive golf after four months off to rehabilitate from back problems

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This week’s best sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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Galaxy seek record fifth MLS title in Donovan’s sendoff

The L.A. Galaxy hope to give Landon Donovan a fairytale finish to a storied career.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Friday, Dec. 5.

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Ravens Ngata out 4 games for drugs

The five-time Pro Bowler will be eligible to return after the team’s final regular season game on Dec. 28.

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Peterson appeal hearing ends

A decision in the appeal of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's suspension is expected in about a week.

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Cowboys tame Bears to remain perfect on road

Dallas QB Tony Romo picked apart the Chicago defense with a 41-28 victory over the Bears on Thursday.

Oregon State head football coach Mike Riley during an NCAA college football game against Washington State in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

Nebraska hires Oregon State’s Mike Riley

Nebraska replaces Bo Pelini with Oregon State's Mike Riley as it's new football coach.

Colorado State head coach Jim McElwain accepts the winners trophy after the NCAA New Mexico Bowl college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Albuquerque, N.M. Colorado State won 48-45.

Florida to announce Jim McElwain as new football coach

Florida to announce Colorado State's Jim McElwain as new football coach.

Quarterback Jameis Winston listens as his attorney, David Cornwell of Atlanta, talks to reporters in Tallahassee, Florida, December 3, 2014.

FSU quarterback tells rape hearing accuser ‘is lying’

Florida State University star quarterback Jameis Winston told a student conduct hearing that a woman who accused him of raping her two years ago was "lying."

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

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Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."