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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: First-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giants

Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James celebrates during Game 1 in the second round of the NBA basketball playoff series against the Boston Celtics Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Cleveland.

LeBron to wear 23 in return with Cavs

LeBron James tweeted that he would wear 23 again after heading back to the Cavaliers from Miami, where he wore No. 6.

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Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott during an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat Monday, April 15, 2013, in Cleveland.

Byron Scott confirms he has been hired by Lakers

Byron Scott says "it's a dream come true" to come back and be the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali crosses the finish line to win the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 145.5 kilometers (90.4 miles) with start in Pau and finish in Hautacam, Pyrenees region, France, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Tour de France: Nibali captures title

Vincenzo Nibali, a 29-year-old Sicilian who calls himself "a flag-bearer of anti-doping," won the Tour de France on Sunday, the first Italian to do so in 16 years.

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Baseball’s 2014 HOF class has Atlanta feel

The Baseball Hall of Fame has added six new members who have taken their place among the greats of the game.

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NASCAR: Gordon wins at Brickyard 400 for 5th time

The win moves Jeff Gordon into a tie with Michael Schumacher, whose five Formula One victories at Indy had been the gold standard.

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Packers re-sign WR Jordy Nelson after 1st practice

The Packers have signed receiver Jordy Nelson to a contract extension, securing their top player at a position that has had several high-profile departures in recent years.

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Hall cuts eligibility time

The Baseball Hall of fame's board has cut the time a player will be eligible for election from 15 years to 10.

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Giants acquire Peavy from Red Sox

The San Francisco Giants have acquired right-hander Jake Peavy (PEE'-vee) from Boston for a pair of minor league pitchers.

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love gets ready to play the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.

Texas safety Josh Turner (25) celebrates his interception of a pass by Iowa State's Steele Jantz in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, in Austin, Texas. Texas won 33-7.

More players are dismissed from Texas

According to ESPN.com’s Max Olson the Texas Longhorns have released three players from the team on Friday. Olson writes, “Safety…

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott during an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat Monday, April 15, 2013, in Cleveland.

Sources: Lakers offer coaching job to Scott

Lakers, Byron Scott talking offer

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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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WATCH: The history of the ‘high-five’

It's the gesture associated with all things awesome but the history behind this iconic handshake might surprise you.

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FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

The 2018 World Cup will be held in Russia, where FIFA says the tournament can "create positive change."

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, July 25.

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Judge denies Hernandez’s request for dismissal

A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man.

Oakland Athletics pitcher Jim Johnson (45) is relieved by manager Bob Melvin, rear, during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The Indians won 6-4. Johnson was the losing pitcher. In front is Athletics catcher Derek Norris.

Oakland’s Johnson designated for assignment

Johnson, acquired in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles, was 4-2 with a 6.92 ERA in 38 games with the A's.

Texas head coach Charlie Strong listens to a question from a reporter during the Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media days in Dallas, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Two Texas football players charged with sex assault

Spokeswoman Cindy Posey says the players charged Thursday are wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander. Sanders also faces a charge of improper photography.

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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: First-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giants

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Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.

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LeBron to wear 23 in return with Cavs

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James celebrates during Game 1 in the second round of the NBA basketball playoff series against the Boston Celtics Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Cleveland.

LeBron James tweeted that he would wear 23 again after heading back to the Cavaliers from Miami, where he wore No. 6.

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Byron Scott confirms he has been hired by Lakers

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Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott during an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat Monday, April 15, 2013, in Cleveland.

Byron Scott says "it's a dream come true" to come back and be the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Tour de France: Nibali captures title

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali crosses the finish line to win the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 145.5 kilometers (90.4 miles) with start in Pau and finish in Hautacam, Pyrenees region, France, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Vincenzo Nibali, a 29-year-old Sicilian who calls himself "a flag-bearer of anti-doping," won the Tour de France on Sunday, the first Italian to do so in 16 years.

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Sandefur nearly perfect as Bellingham shuts out Cowlitz, 2-0

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Bellingham starting pitcher Aaron Sandefur came within two outs of a perfect game.