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Pinnacle base jump

Pinnacle base jump

ONE HECK OF A JUMP: This almost makes skydiving look easy. Photo: YouTube

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 1.

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U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

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The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.

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Muhammad Ali’s ‘Fight of the Century’ gloves sell for $400K

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The gloves the boxing great wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier sold at auction on Thursday.

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Seahawks RB Lynch ends his holdout

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The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks were given a welcome boost when Marshawn Lynch reported for camp at the team's practice facility.

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Senate passes $16.3B veterans health care bill

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The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.