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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, July 30.

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AP Sources: Phillies agree to trade Cole Hamels to Texas

Hamels would become the first pitcher in major league history traded during a season immediately after throwing a no-hitter — he no-hit the Chicago Cubs on Saturday at Wrigley Field.

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Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham

The MLS improved to 9-3-1 against international competition in its All-Star Game.

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Tom Brady goes to court, says “I did nothing wrong”

The Patriots quarterback's lawsuit in the deflated footballs scandal questions whether the league followed its own rules when it suspended the four-time Super Bowl champion.

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Chiefs safety Eric Berry back at practice after cancer fight

Berry passed a battery of tests before he was cleared to practice late Tuesday, but it remains unclear when he'll fully participate in practice.

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US Olympic hero Jim Craig to auction memorabilia

19 items are in "The Jim Craig 'Miracle on Ice' Collection," which also includesCraig's Olympic gold medal, the jersey he wore against the vaunted Soviet Union and in the gold-medal win against Finland.

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Kraft says he regrets not appealing NFL penalties

Appearing at team headquarters Wednesday, a day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld a four-game suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Kraft angrily targeted the league for its handling of the case.

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Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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Platini to run for FIFA presidency

UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.

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ANALYSIS: Women’s impact on men’s professional sports

The Arizona Cardinals say new coach Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.

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U.S. dentist accused of killing beloved Cecil the Lion

Wildlife officials accused an American hunter of killing one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 29.

Colorado Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki looks back while batting against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning during a spring training baseball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Tulowitzki to Blue Jays, Zobrist to Royals & MLB trade roundup

Troy Tulowitzki is off to the Toronto Blue Jays, Ben Zobrist will join the Kansas City Royals and other trades made around Major League Baseball on Tuesday.

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout gets ready for his at-bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Monday, March 31, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

Angels OF Trout out against Houston with wrist injury

The All-Star center fielder was hurt attempting to make a diving catch in the fourth inning on Sunday

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NFL says Brady destroyed phone, Brady’s agent calls appeal process ” a sham”

Calling the appeal process "a sham," Tom Brady's agent says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "failed to ensure a fair process" in upholding the quarterback's four-game suspension.

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) is hit by Cincinnati Bengals free safety Reggie Nelson (20) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Bell was injured on the play.

Steelers RB Bell has suspension reduced to 2 games

The league initially suspended Bell three games in April following his arrest in August 2014 on DUI and drug charges.

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NFL upholds Brady’s four-game Deflategate suspension

The New England QB's punishment for his role in using under-inflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season was upheld by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Wisconsin Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal

The bill passed on a bipartisan 52-34 vote Tuesday. The measure now goes to Gov. Scott Walker who has been working with lawmakers to reach a deal.

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Arizona Cardinals hire the NFL’s first female coach

The Arizona Cardinals are being hailed as groundbreakers after hiring Dr. Jen Welter to be a coaching intern during training camp this year, working with inside linebackers.

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WATCH: Ohio State football players ‘dummy’ prank

This Nike uniform "mannequin" did a better job bringing quarterback Cardale Jones to the ground than any Oregon player.

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