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Three Sounders headed to the All-Star Game

Three Sounders headed to the All-Star Game

Seattle Sounders' Obafemi Martins stands during the national anthem Wednesday, May 7, 2014, before an MLS soccer match in Seattle. Photo: Associated Press, KPUG/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Three Seattle Sounders have been voted into the starting line-up for the Major League Soccer team for the August 6th All-Star Game in Portland.
Midfielder Clint Dempsey, defender DeAndre Yedlin and forward Obafemi Martins will start for the MLS team as they face Bayern Munich, which contains seven players from the German World Cup championship team.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

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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."

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Chris Pratt thought ‘Guardians’ would be a box office flop

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The "Parks and Rec" star was very, very wrong.

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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.