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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.

Charleston head coach Doug Wojcik talks with Charleston guard Canyon Barry (24) during a timeout in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Diego State at the Wooden Legacy tournament Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Fullerton, Calif.

College of Charleston fires hoop coach

College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell has fired men's basketball coach Doug Wojcik.

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, leaves a news conference for the U.S. nationals at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Complex in Irvine, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. The five-day event starts Wednesday, Aug. 6, with berths for next year's world championships at stake.

Phelps signs with new suit company

After partnering with Speedo through most of his swimming career, Michael Phelps has agreed to a new deal with Aqua Sphere.

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett (83) talks to head coach Marc Trestman during the team's NFL mini-camp football practice Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Lake Forest, Ill.

Bears suspend, fine TE Bennett

Tight end Martellus Bennett has been suspended indefinitely by the Bears after an altercation in practice the day before.

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Spurs hire Becky Hammon, make NBA coaching history

The reigning NBA champions have hired the first regular season female assistant coach in league history.

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Criminal charges filed in baseball doping case

The owner of a Florida anti-aging clinic at the center of a doping scandal involving MLB players faces federal charges.

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Woods unsure if he’ll play in PGA Championship

Tiger Woods, his back again in pain, has not yet decided if he can play in the PGA Championship, which starts on Thursday.

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Giants pitcher to have season-ending surgery

San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain will undergo surgery on his elbow.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 5.

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Suns’ P.J. Tucker gets jail time in drunken driving case

The Phoenix Suns forward was sentenced to jail and house arrest after pleading guilty to "super extreme" drunk driving.

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Ohio forgives LeBron for leaving

All is forgiven in Ohio when it comes to the King's homecoming.

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton passes in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Cleveland.

Bengals’ QB Andy Dalton signs multiyear deal

Dalton has passed for more than 3,000 yards in each of his three seasons. He led the Bengals to an 11-5 record and AFC North title in 2013. He set career highs with 33 touchdown passes and 20 interceptions.

Washington Wizards' John Wall (2) in action during the second half of game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series against the Indiana Pacers Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Indianapolis. Indiana defeated Washington 86-82.

AP Source: US cuts Wall, Beal, Millsap, down to 16

With Paul George lost to a broken right leg, the Americans will have to drop four more players before the World Cup of Basketball later this month in Spain.

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NFL sideline tech inches forward with addition of tablets

The devices will be used by players and coaches to view aerial photos of previous plays.

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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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A look at the celebrities who will be celebrating this weekend.

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Report: Hawks to release QB Pryor

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor runs for a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers in the second half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Seattle.

According to a Profootballtalk.com report, quarterback Terrelle Pryor will be released by Seattle.

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Nats use 6 HR in rout of the M’s

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Wilson Ramos had two of the Nationals six home runs in Washington’s win over the Mariners Friday night in the opener of a three game series.

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49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL

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Mariners’ Montero done for year after altercation

Seattle Mariners' Jesus Montero, right, is congratulated by teammate Cole Gillespie after hitting two-run home run that scored Gillespie during second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Seattle, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Mariners' organization after a heated confrontation in the stands