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NBA in Africa? ‘Stay tuned,’ for regular-season game

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says "stay tuned" for a regular-season game in Africa as Chris Paul and others prepare to play the league's first exhibition on the continent.

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Boston’s bummer summer: Sox slump, Olympics snub, Brady out

After the winter of their discontent, it's been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians.

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WATCH: Annual Virginia pony swim

"Salt water cowboys" round up dozens of horses for the tradition off the Virginia coast, now in its 90th year.

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Sin City mafia museum to display FIFA’s ‘rampant corruption’

A museum devoted to the exploits of Tommy gun-wielding mobsters will open a permanent display exploring the "rampant corruption" of global soccer's scandal-rocked governing body.

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Brady blasts Deflategate suspension, denies wrongdoing

The New England Patriots says there is "zero evidence" against him in the Deflategate scandal.

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PREVIEW: Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods hosts the 9th annual Quicken Loans National where there is bound to be an exciting finish at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club.

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Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.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

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Tribute to Justin Wilson before Sunday’s finale

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Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.

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Serena insists pressure not a factor in Grand Slam bid

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Serena Williams says she is treating the upcoming U.S. Open just like any other, even though she is well aware of the historical impact the year's final grand slam may have.

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Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose accused of rape

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Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013.

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‘Chocolate Thunder’ Dawkins dies at 58

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Darryl Dawkins, one of the most colorful players in the NBA in recent memory, has passed away at the age of 58.