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Brazil soccer coach Dunga, right, is embraced by Brazilian Soccer Confederation President Jose Maria Marin, after a press conference announcing Dunga as the new head coach of the Brazilian national team, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Dunga returned to the post replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned after Brazil failed to win the 2014 World Cup eliminated in a 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals.

Dunga hired again as Brazil soccer coach

Brazil has hired Dunga as its new national team coach as he returns to a job he held four years ago.

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, speeds down Ares pass during the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 237.5 kilometers (147.6 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

Michael Rogers of Australia has won the longest stage of the Tour de France, as the race entered the Pyrenees mountains.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, center, and V. Stiviano, left, watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement Saturday, April 26, 2014, that the league is in the process of authenticating the validity of the recording posted on TMZ's website. Bass called the comments "disturbing and offensive."

Sterling sues wife, Adam Silver & NBA; Rivers to quit Clippers if Sterling stays

Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons says coach Doc Rivers has told him he'll quit if Donald Sterling remains owner of the team.

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‘Johnny Football’ has a month to win Browns QB job

Johnny Manziel has found instant popularity since being drafted by the Cleveland Browns, but will have to wait until to find out if he has the starting quarterback job.

San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley rehearses his swing during batting practice prior to a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Monday, June 30, 2014, in San Diego.

Yankees get Headley from SD for Solarte, DePaula

The 30-year-old Headley can become a free agent after this season. He's hitting .229 with seven homers and 32 RBIs but has a .339 average since July 4.

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Cavs plan to sign No. 1 draft pick Wiggins

The delay in signing the rookie shooting guard is reportedly not related to speculation the team may trade him to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love.

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Eagles’ Johnson faces assault charge for allegedly pushing officer

The Philadelphia player was arrested in Arizona over the weekend.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, July 22.

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Sterling, Ballmer reportedly discussing Clippers sale

Embattled L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is in talks settle opposition to the $2 billion sale of the basketball team.

Diageo, the world's leading premium drinks business, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced a new multiyear marketing partnership that will make Diageo the exclusive spirits partner of the league. (PRNewsFoto/Diageo) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

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Clubs continue to rework there rosters as NBA teams make moves

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby speaks at the opening of the NCAA college Big 12 Conference football media days in Dallas, Monday, July 21, 2014.

Big 12 commish’s dire warning about pending change

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what's coming.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, left, and retired Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko attend the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko says she has broken off her planned wedding to Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals. The two had been together since 2011 and became engaged in December 2012.

Kirilenko ends engagement to NHL star Ovechkin

Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko says she has called off her planned wedding to three-time NHL MVP Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, from Texas A&M, holds his new jersey with general manager Ray Farmer at the NFL football team's facility in Berea, Ohio Friday, May 9, 2014. The Browns selected Manziel with the 22nd overall pick in Thursday's NFL draft.

NFL’s top-selling jersey belongs to Manziel

Johnny Manziel is No. 2 on Cleveland's depth chart but No. 1 as the NFL's top-selling jersey.

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Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots accused of hustling fans

The Chicago Cubs are suing two men accused of posing in bear costumes and lurking around Wrigley Field, hustling fans for tips.

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Red Wings reveal plans for new home

The Detroit Red Wings revealed plans for a new home on Sunday as part of a re-energizing of the Motor City's downtown core.

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Clippers’ future on line as probate trial resumes

The trial over the $2 billion proposed sale of the NBA team resumes today.

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Bon Jovi wants to buy the Buffalo Bills

The rocker wants to add NFL team owner to his resumé.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, July 21.

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McIlroy joins greats after repelling Garcia charge

Rory McIlroy suffered several anxious moments but kept the jitters in check to rubber-stamp his status as the newest golfing great by landing the first British Open title of his career.

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly (8) shakes hands with St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny (22) before the first inning of Game 1 of the National League baseball championship series Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in St. Louis.

Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: LA beats STL to avoid sweep

Adrian Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal and the Los Angeles Dodgers salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 4-3 victory on Sunday night.

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Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

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Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi reacts to making a three-pointer against the Los Angeles Sparks during the second half in Game 1 of their WNBA basketball Western Conference semifinal series on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Los Angeles. The Mercury won 86-75.

Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.

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DeGrom tames Mariners in Mets 3-1 victory

New York Mets manager Terry Collins looks on from along the dugout during warm-ups prior to the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, June 2, 2014, in Philadelphia.

Jacob deGrom allowed five hits and a run in seven impressive innings, Lucas Duda hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Tuesday night.

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Walker to start against Mets Wednesday

Seattle Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker throws in a bullpen session during spring training baseball practice, Thursday Feb. 20, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

The Seattle Mariners will start Taijuan Walker on the mound in Wednesday’s affair against the New York Mets.

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Smoak optioned to Tacoma

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The Seattle Mariners have optioned first baseman Justin Smoak to AAA Tacoma and recalled starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez.