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Legal case involving Ole Miss’ Tunsil, stepfather dismissed

Both men had filed misdemeanor domestic violence charges against each other following an alleged fight in June. Lafayette County Justice Court records showed the charges were dismissed on Monday.

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Report: Texans RB Arian Foster might need groin surgery

Foster will miss likely miss the beginning of the season and possibly placed on short-term injured reserve, according to ESPN.com's Tania Ganguli.

Former Lion running back Mel Farr passed away on Thursday, August 4.

Former Lions’ running back Mel Farr dies

Farr of the Detroit Lions was the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1970. He spent his entire seven year career with the Lions and finished with just over 3,000 yards rushing.

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Dombrowski out as Tigers’ president, GM; Al Avila takes over

Dombrowski joined the Tigers as team president in 2002. He replaced Randy Smith as general manager after the team lost the first six games of the season.

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After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

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WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

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Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Prosecutors: Hernandez tipster had sex ties with ex-NFL star

Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of hte big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. PRICE DEBUTS FOR JAYS…

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.

In this Sept. 26, 2013 file photo, fans watch during the third quarter of an NFL football game between the St. Louis Rams and the San Francisco 49ers at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Pro football may have a firm foothold as America’s game, but in baseball-mad St. Louis the NFL is decidedly second fiddle. The St. Louis Cardinals can anticipate a red army at Busch Stadium for Game 5 of the World Series. Eight blocks away at the antiseptic Edward Jones Dome, the Monday Night Football matchup between the struggling St. Louis Rams and the Seattle Seahawks will likely feature a backdrop of thousands of empty seats.

Judge: St. Louis residents don’t need vote on stadium funds

The St. Louis Rams play in the Edward Jones Dome, which is outdated by NFL standards. The team is weighing a move to Los Angeles

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories making headlines, Monday, Aug. 3.

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw sits in the dugout before a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Kershaw extends scoreless streak to 37 innings

Kershaw (9-6) struck out seven, walked none and retired his last 15 batters while working on eight days' rest.

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NBA’s current, former stars put on show in Africa exhibition

The game got serious in the second half: Chris Paul's Team World rallied to beat Luol Deng's Team Africa 101-97.

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NFL: Early training camp injuries

Training camp across the NFL began earlier in the week and a number of players suffered injuries.

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Deer shot dead inside city limits

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Wildlife officials search for someone who illegally shot a deer inside of city limits.

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Orca whale found with hook caught in his mouth

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fisheries says the orca is a 12-year-old male known as J-39 and does not appear to be injured.

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Stolen BMW ditched on H Street

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Police are still searching for two males who are believed to have stolen the car and took off on foot after ditching vehicle.

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Seattle’s very own “UP” house

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Seattle's very own "UP" house named after the Pixar movie, became famous after it's owner refused a $1 million dollar offer from commercial builders.

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Water Main Break in Fairhaven

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Crews are working on a water main break in Fairhaven near Sixth Avenue and Harris Street. Homes and businesses in…