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PHOTOS: NFL Hall of Fame Game kicks off season

The annual Hall of Fame game marks the opening of the NFL season.

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Giants beat Bills in Hall of Fame game

Giants back-up QB Ryan Nassib hurled a 73 yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to start the NFL preseason with a bang.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

An Ohio lawmaker wants a license plate celebrating the homecoming of King James.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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

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

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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Ravens’ Rice publicly apologizes to wife for domestic violence

The running back apologizes to his wife for hitting her, vowing to be an "ambassador against domestic violence."

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 31.

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MLB: Buyers and sellers spar for deadline deals

Teams are scrambling to finish acquiring difference-making players for this season or possible future stars ahead of Thursday's trade deadline.

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Redskins hire PR firm amid fight over name

The Washington Redskins have hired a public relations firm to help battle criticism that its name is a racial slur.

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Bosh officially re-signs with Heat

The Miami Heat officially re-signed of nine-time All-Star forward Chris Bosh.

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Nadal withdraws from Toronto, Cincinnati events

Rafa Nadal will miss two U.S. Open tune-up events due to a wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the year's final grand slam.

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PGA Tour commissioner, Woods hope for big finish

Tiger Woods, battling back from a back injury, still drives fan interest and TV ratings.

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In Clippers case, court does dirty work for NBA

A court has thrown the league a big life preserver by clearing the way for the $2 billion sale of the franchise.

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NCAA to settle concussion suit with $70M fund

The NCAA will provide $70 million for concussion testing and diagnosis of student athletes in a move to change the way colleges address sports safety.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 30.

FILE - In this June 20, 2013 file photo, Torrin Lawrence reacts after his heat in the senior men's 400-meter dash at the U.S. Championships athletics meet in Des Moines, Iowa. Former University of Georgia 400-meter runner Torrin Lawrence died in a car accident early Monday, July 28, 2014 in Cordele, Ga. He was 25.

Star sprinter Torrin Lawrence dies at 25

Celebrated track star Torrin Lawrence has been killed in a tragic road accident in Georgia.

With her attorney Pierce O'Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA basketball team, outside Los Angeles Superior Court, Monday, July 28, 2014.

Judge gives go-ahead for $2 billion sale of NBA’s Clippers

Shelly Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers despite her husband's objections, a judge ruled on Monday.

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