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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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


Daily fantasy sites fail to win restraining order

They struck out, got thrown for a loss, had their legal shot blocked — you name the sports reference, it can be applied to what happened to DraftKings and FanDuel in court yesterday.


Ex-Clippers owner gets slam-dunked in court

The 81-year-old billionaire sued his wife of six decades for seizing the family trust that owned the team after two doctors found he had signs of Alzheimer's.


Mays, Berra named Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

President Barack Obama named MLB Hall of Famers Willie Mays and Yogi Berra recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.


Bryant, Correa win Rookie of the Year honors

Chicago Cubs slugging third baseman Kris Bryant and speedy Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa won Rookie of the Year honors in their respective leagues.


Hopkins stands tall to keep troubled Texans afloat, hand Bengals their first loss

In a campaign plagued by changing quarterbacks and critical injuries, wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has remained a constant for the Houston Texans, emerging as one of the top catchers in the NFL.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look a some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 17

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UVA Men’s Basketball Upset 73-68

UVA was upset on the road Monday night in the Nation's Capitol.

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UVA Women Get 86-50 Win

The UVA Women's basketball team rolled to an 86-50 win Monday night in their home opener.


After KO, Ronda Rousey vows ‘I’ll be back’

After Ronda Rousey got knocked out by Holly Holm during UFC 193 on Saturday night, there were a lot of fans who had concerns about her health.


Daily fantasy sports websites continue under scrutiny

After New York declared sites like DraftKings to be illegal, at least two other states are looking into doing the same.


Clemson remains on top

The Clemson Tigers remain the top team in the latest Associated Press college football poll.


Prayer’s place in U.S. football gets high school test

The debate around religious expression comes at a time when Americans are becoming less pious, with just 39 percent of young people likely to pray daily, a recent Pew poll found.


Manning benched after breaking passing yards record

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's record-breaking day ended in ignominy on Sunday watching from the sidelines as his side were beaten 29-13 by the Kansas City Chiefs.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Nov. 16.

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UVA Falls 38-31 In Louisville

The University of Virginia football program has lost its final road game of 2015, a 38-31 setback in Louisville, Kentucky.

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#6 UVA Men’s Basketball Gets Win

The #6 UVA Men's Basketball team opened up its 2015-'16 season with an 86-48 victory over visiting Morgan State.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots against Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, center, and guard Tony Allen in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

This week’s best sports shots

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

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a hearing about his appeal on his child sex-abuse conviction, in Bellefonte, Pa., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Court ruling gives Sandusky back his Penn State pension

A Pennsylvania court is ordering the state government to restore the pension of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys.

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No. 12 Virginia Beats Lehigh 80-54

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Virginia rolls to an 80-54 win over Lehigh.

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Joanne Boyle's Cavalier Women head to the Paradise Jam.

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