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Ali gets first time honor

The boxing great will get some special hometown recognition from the University of Louisville.

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Home teams win all 15 games for first time in MLB history

When the Seattle Mariners beat Baltimore 6-5 in 10 innings, it marked the first time all 15 home teams won on the same day.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 12.

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Jets’ QB Smith KO’d by broken jaw

The Jets quickly released linebacker IK Enemkpali, who punched Smith, breaking the quarterback's jaw in two places.

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FIFA picks Olympic veteran Carrard to lead reform task force

FIFA says former Olympic official Francois Carrard will chair a task force overseeing reforms of football's governing body in the wake of corruption scandals.

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Serena’s U.S. Open buildup begins with questions

Serena Williams was in superb form as she began her U.S. Open buildup with an entertaining effort highlighted by a couple of cheeky returns and a few clear winners at a rainy Rogers Cup.

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Ex-NFL star Hernandez wants double-murder indictment thrown out

Lawyers for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, who is serving a life sentence for killing an acquaintance in 2013, have filed a motion to quash a separate double-murder indictment.

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Rory, Jordan share top billing at PGA Championship

The return from injury by Rory McIlroy to defend his title at this week's PGA Championship at Whistling Straits gives the year's final major extra spice as Jordan Spieth aims to carve out another slice of golf history.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 11.

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NASCAR’s Buddy Baker, winner of 1980 Daytona 500, dies

Baker, known as the "Gentle Giant" for his affable demeanor and 6-foot-6-inch frame, was a 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee and named in 1998 one of its 50 greatest drivers.

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Twitter huddles with NFL to tackle audience challenge

A two-year content and advertising deal announced Monday expands upon similar partnerships that Twitter forged with the NFL in 2013 and 2014.

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WATCH: Best of 2015 Hall of Fame speeches

Watch a quick recap of all 2015 Hall of Fame inductees speeches, including the most hilarious and heartfelt moments from a crowd-pleasing night in Canton.

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Highlights from J.J. Henry’s clutch win at Barracuda Championship

In the final round of the Barracuda Championship, the only tournament on the PGA Tour to use the Modified Stableford system, J.J. Henry outplays Kyle Reifers to capture his third tour win.

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Blake Griffin channels ‘SpaceJam’ in dunk contest

This promises to be one silly shoe commercial.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Monday, Aug. 10.

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American football legend Frank Gifford dead

A star on the football field for the New York Giants and later a star in the broadcasting booth with the "Monday Night Football" team that helped popularize the NFL, died on Sunday at age 84.

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Seau, Bettis among 6 inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

he daughter of the late Junior Seau was emotional but composed as the linebacker was among six players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Saturday.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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

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WATCH: 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame player profiles

Jerome Bettis, Junior Seau, Tim Brown, and five other football greats will be enshrined as the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015.

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Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks

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Some big stars in college football are getting trademarks for their names, nicknames and taglines.

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This football MVP is a real ‘dummy’

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Dartmouth football’s new MVP is a remote controlled Mobile Virtual Player designed to allow athletes to practice tackling with fewer injuries.

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Ex-San Francisco 49ers player Ray McDonald charged with rape

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The former defensive end has been charged with rape by intoxication, and current 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with sexual battery of the same woman on the same night.

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Rafael Nadal plays ‘strip tennis’

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The tennis star is in NYC promoting a fashion line before the start of the U.S. Open.

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PGA: Barclays preview 2015

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The top 125 in the FedExCup Standings head to Plainfield Country Club for the first leg of the playoffs. Who will survive and advance to the Deutsche Bank Championship?