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NBA trailblazer Collins: Remember me as ‘good teammate’

Jason Collins says he wants to be remembered as a good teammate than as the first openly gay player in major American sports.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Nov. 20.

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NBA suspends Taylor for domestic violence

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was suspended after pleading guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault.

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Lawyers for NFL, players defend concussion deal

A proposed multimillion-dollar settlement for concussions sustained while playing football has been criticized for being "inadequate."

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Seattle’s media-shy Lynch fined $50K for silence

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined for not speaking to reporters after Sunday's loss.

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Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires

Collins, a 7-foot defensive specialist, played for six teams during his 13-year NBA career.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Nov. 19.

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Tide takes top spot

The Tide has turned in the latest College Football Playoff ranking.

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Tiger Woods lashes out over Jenkins’ parody

The veteran golfer shot back at writer Dan Jenkins for penning a satirical interview, calling it "a grudge-fueled piece of character assassination."

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NBA’s Dwight Howard being investigated for child abuse

Authorities in Georgia are investigating allegations against the Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard.

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NFL suspends Vikings’ Peterson for ‘abusive discipline’

The star running back has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of 2014 season.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 18.

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DEA inquiry into NFL could be extensive

The federal probe into possible drug prescription abuse in the league could involve all 32 teams.

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Keflezighi, Simpson named top track athletes of the year

Boston Marathon champ Meb Keflezighi and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been voted the top track stars of 2014.

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Stanton strikes landmark deal with Marlins

All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to a contract extension worth $325 million, the most lucrative deal in U.S. professional sports.

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Bell tolls as Steelers produce comeback win

Running back Le'Veon Bell had a huge night to help his team overcome the Tennessee Titans.

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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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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Ray Rice investigation heating up

Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014.

Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.

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We’re living 6 years longer

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Fewer people are dying from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and there's a better survival rate in poor countries from tuberculosis and malaria.

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49ers release McDonald amid sex assault investigation

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San Francisco released defensive tackle Ray McDonald after he was named a suspect in a sexual assault case.