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Golf’s biggest stars going in opposite directions

The divide between golf's two biggest names just keeps growing.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 8.

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Embattled NCAA lets richest colleges play their own game

The NCAA granted some autonomy to rich athletic conferences, a tacit acknowledgement of their unrivaled economic clout.

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Woods struggles to 74, Westwood, Chappell & Palmer lead PGA

Tiger Woods is off to a disappointing start at the PGA Championship.

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Durant withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Durant has withdrawn from the U.S. national team, the biggest loss yet for a weakening American team.

FILE - In this April 16, 2014 file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love (42) drives against Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans, right. Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed to a trade that will send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first-round draft pick. The two people spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity because no official agreement can be reached until Aug. 23, when Wiggins, this year's No. 1 draft pick, becomes eligible to be traded.

AP sources: Cavs, Wolves set for Love-Wiggins deal

People with knowledge of the deal say that Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed to a trade that will send Kevin Love for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first-round draft pick.

Los Angeles Galaxy forward Landon Donovan (10) scores the go-ahead goal on Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, left, and around the defense of Rafinha, second from left, in the second half of the MLS All-Star soccer game, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Portland, Ore. The MLS All-Stars won 2-1.

All-Star MVP Donovan says he’ll retire after season

Landon Donovan says he will retire from professional soccer at the end of the MLS season.

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Cavs officially announce signings of Miller, Jones

The Cavaliers officially announced the signings of Mike Miller and James Jones, two shooters who won NBA titles with LeBron James in Miami.

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Former NBA top pick Oden arrested on battery charges

Greg Oden was arrested on Thursday on battery charges following an alleged attack on his ex-girlfriend.

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Woods says he’s ready to go at Valhalla

The waiting game ended when Tiger Woods pronounced himself pain-free and ready to compete in this week's PGA Championship.

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Prosecutor: Pistorius’ defense is ‘devoid of any truth’

South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial to reject the track star's defense.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 7.

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Kings, Sharks to play outdoor game in California in 2015

Outdoor hockey is returning to California for a second straight season.

Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the second hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday.

Woods ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship

Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship.

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Woods arrives at Valhalla, status in question

The waiting game on whether or not Tiger Woods will compete in this week's PGA Championship continues.

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Germany’s World Cup winner Goetze breaks silence

The soccer star says he didn't think about what he was doing when he controlled the ball with his chest before sweeping a volley past Argentina in the final.

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Browns fan accused of relieving himself on Art Modell’s grave

Police say charges have been filed against a the fan after he allegedly posted a video of the bad act on YouTube.

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Club pros ‘living on a prayer’ in PGA Championship

Golf could do itself a favor this week by fussing less over Tiger Woods and more over Rob Corcoran.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 6.

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen takes batting practice before Game 5 of a National League baseball division series between the Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in St. Louis.

McCutchen has broken rib, hoping to avoid DL

Andrew McCutchen has a broken rib after being hit by a pitch, but the Pirates center fielder and last year's NL MVP hopes to avoid going on the disabled list.

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