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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the major sporting events happening this weekend.

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WWE legend Rowdy Roddy Piper dead at 61

Piper, born Roderick Toombs, was the second WWE Hall of Famer to die this summer following the June death of Dusty Rhodes.

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This week’s best sports shots

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

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No surprise: Jameis Winston named Buccaneers starting QB

Coach Lovie Smith officially named the first overall pick in the NFL draft his starting quarterback on Friday, saying the 2013 Heisman Trophy is ready for the role.

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MLB Trade Deadline: Cespedes deal leads the way on final day

The Cole Hamels to the Rangers trade has also been consummated as the Phillies have parted ways with the lefty in part of an eight-player deal.

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WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.

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Urban Meyer, ‘trademarked’ coach

Ohio State University is taking steps to ensure the name of football coach Urban Meyer doesn't show up on knock-off apparel.

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Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing has become the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs.

Deflategate judge tells NFL, players: Don’t argue. Settle

Tom Brady's effort to void his four-game suspension was set back on Thursday as litigation embroiling the New England Patriots star quarterback was sent to a New York judge, who urged a speedy resolution to the "Deflategate" scandal.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories, Friday, July 31.

Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez swings and misses a pitch in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Cincinnati. Gomez walked in the at bat. Cincinnati won the game 5-3.

Gomez traded to Astros after Mets deal falls through

Houston, which also received right-hander Mike Fiers in the deal, sent four prospects to the Brewers: left-hander Josh Hader, right-hander Adrian Houser and outfielders Brett Phillips and Domingo Santana

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Patriots open camp, try to ignore ‘Deflategate’ noise

Patriots coach Bill Belichick is stonewalling questions about deflated footballs for the second straight day, saying before the team's first practice of training camp on Thursday that he's only worried about the day's practice.

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Ohio State suspends Joey Bosa, Jalin Marshall, 2 others for opener

In a statement released about an hour before Big Ten media days began Thursday, the Buckeyes said the players violated department of athletics policy.

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Blue Jays land Price in Toronto’s 2nd big trade of week

The Blue Jays sent left-handers Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt to the Tigers in the deal, which was announced by both teams Thursday.

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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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Bell beat Kelowna Falcons 6-1 and break records along the way.

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Center fielder Arron Stroosma breaks the West Coast League all time stolen base record with his 30th, and Dustin Breshears broke a Bells hitting record, with a least 1 hit in 12 straight games.

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Stricklen hits go-ahead with 8.2 left, Sun beat Storm 67-66

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Shekinna Stricklen scored off a rebound with 8.2 seconds left to give Connecticut the lead and finished with 15 points in the Sun's victory over the Seattle Storm on Friday night.

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Walker, Cruz lead Mariners to 6-1 win over Twins

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Taijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game in 29 major league starts, and Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero homered to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Minnesota Twins.

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Earl Thomas on PUP list to start Seahawks camp

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Thomas had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder during the offseason and was in uniform but just a spectator when the Seahawks opened training camp Friday.

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Friends mourning Lynden teen killed in I-90 crash have special request

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Sofia Milstead was traveling to see country superstar Thomas Rhett at the Watershed Festival