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Minnesota Twins' Chuck Knoblauch takes a hard swing at a pitch by Cleveland Indians pitcher Chad Ogea, and falls down as he misses the ball in the second inning in Minneapolis, Saturday, July 13, 1996.

Knoblauch charged with assaulting ex-wife

Knoblauch has been released on $10,000 bond. His first court date is set for July 30

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Ohio State University fires marching band director

OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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Ravens’ Rice suspended 2 games

Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the season for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

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Maybin banned 25 games for doping violation

San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games.

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Mike Tyson to induct Evander Holyfield into Boxing Hall

Seventeen years after Tyson nibbled off part of Holyfield's ear in a championship bout, the boxer-turned-actor will be on hand to salute his former foe.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 24.

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Sterling marriage ‘stress’ at issue as Clippers trial wraps up

L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling's bid to block the team's $2 billion sale, saying his estranged wife improperly seized control of the franchise.

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NFL roundup

The latest contract moves and team news from the National Football League.

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) runs the ball against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver.

Kansas City Chiefs, running back Jamaal Charles reach deal

The six-year NFL veteran ran for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns last year as the Chiefs reached the playoffs.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, center, congratulates tight end Vernon Davis (85) after Davis' touchdown reception against the Green Bay Packers during the first quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.

Tight end Vernon Davis arrives at training camp

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Tight end Vernon Davis has reported to training camp with the San Francisco 49ers after…

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 23.

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LeBron apologizes to neighbors, sends cupcakes

The basketball star sent cupcakes to his neighbors, apologizing for the ruckus caused by his homecoming.

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Seven ex-NFL players appeal concussion settlement

Seven retired players are appealing a settlement between the league and former players stemming from a lawsuit over concussions.

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Hernandez murder trial to start in January

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be tried in January for the murder of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd last summer.

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CEO: Clippers will lose players if Sterling stays

The L.A. Clippers CEO says the team could face an exodus of players, sponsors, and fans if embattled owner Donald Sterling is still associated with the team.

Brazil soccer coach Dunga, right, is embraced by Brazilian Soccer Confederation President Jose Maria Marin, after a press conference announcing Dunga as the new head coach of the Brazilian national team, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Dunga returned to the post replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned after Brazil failed to win the 2014 World Cup eliminated in a 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals.

Dunga hired again as Brazil soccer coach

Brazil has hired Dunga as its new national team coach as he returns to a job he held four years ago.

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, speeds down Ares pass during the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 237.5 kilometers (147.6 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

Michael Rogers of Australia has won the longest stage of the Tour de France, as the race entered the Pyrenees mountains.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, center, and V. Stiviano, left, watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement Saturday, April 26, 2014, that the league is in the process of authenticating the validity of the recording posted on TMZ's website. Bass called the comments "disturbing and offensive."

Sterling sues wife, Adam Silver & NBA; Rivers to quit Clippers if Sterling stays

Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons says coach Doc Rivers has told him he'll quit if Donald Sterling remains owner of the team.

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‘Johnny Football’ has a month to win Browns QB job

Johnny Manziel has found instant popularity since being drafted by the Cleveland Browns, but will have to wait until to find out if he has the starting quarterback job.

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‘Girls’ star Allison Williams to play Peter Pan on live TV

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The star of the HBO comedy will play Peter Pan opposite Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the TV musical special "Peter Pan Live! on NBC."

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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas

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Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

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Cowboys sign OT Tyron Smith to 8-year extension

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Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle Tyron Smith during Dallas Cowboy's training camp, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Oxnard, Calif.

The extension signed Wednesday is worth $98 million, pushing the total value of his deal to 10 years and $110 million. Smith gets a $10 million signing bonus and $40 million in guaranteed money.

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Source: Indians ship Masterson to Cards

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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson (63) delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, June 13, 2014.

Masterson, who has struggled with a knee injury, is 4-6 with a 5.51 ERA this year for Cleveland.

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Pauley Pavilion court is buckling

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Water covers the playing floor of Pauley Pavilion, home of UCLA basketball, after a 30-inch water main burst on nearby Sunset Boulevard on the campus in the Westwood district of Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

CLA's storied Pauley Pavilion is drying out after its court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood Tuesday.