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American Medical Association adopts youth sports concussion policy

The policies are intended to lower the risk of brain injuries and call for prompt diagnosis and medical care.

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NBA Finals: Top 5 plays of Game 3

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are halfway to the first championship in franchise history.

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FIFA to kick off Blatter succession process in July

Scandal-hit FIFA will hold an extraordinary executive committee meeting to discuss the election to replace president Sepp Blatter, who announced his resignation last week.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, June 10.

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt listens to questions during a news conference after Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Cleveland won the game 95-93 in overtime.

Cavs hold off Warriors to take 2-1 lead

The city of Cleveland is two victories away from celebrating its first major championship since Jim Brown and Frank Ryan led the Browns to the 1964 NFL title.

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Giants rookie Chris Heston throws no-hitter against New York Mets

Heston struck out 11, walked none and allowed just two balls into the outfield.

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Detroit Lions during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

Raiders QB Derek Carr returns to practice from finger injury

Carr was a full participant in practice for the first time since April.

Seattle Mariners relief pitcher David Aardsma (53) celebrates with catcher Adam Moore, right, after the Mariners defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 during a baseball game on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, in Baltimore.

Former Mariner Aardsma joins Braves for first shot in majors since 2013

Aardsma was Seattle's closer in 2009-10, when he had a combined 69 saves. He is 15-17 with a 4.23 ERA overall with seven teams in eight seasons.

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Little Sandman: Nats draft Mariano Rivera Jr. in 4th round

Rivera was 5-7 with a 2.65 ERA and a school-record 113 strikeouts this season for the Iona Gaels, while also being selected the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's pitcher of the year

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WATCH: John Oliver’s FIFA challenge

The "Last Week Tonight" host makes good on his promise.

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Need a ride? Call a Dolphin

Call for an Uber driver and you may get a Dolphin ... a Miami Dolphin.

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MLB: Swanson taken first overall

The Arizona Diamondbacks have used the first overall pick in the Major League baseball draft to take slugging Vanderbilt shortstop…

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Lightning strikes to take series lead

Tampa Bay shrugged off beat the Blackhawks 3-2, giving them a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final.

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Americans bring Women’s World Cup to life

The United States rose to the top of the "Group of Death" with a 3-1 win over Australia in front of a raucous crowd.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, June 9.

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper talks during a news conference, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Chicago. The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks are tied 1-1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final after the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2. Game 3 is scheduled for Monday.

Tampa Bay takes 2-1 lead in Stanley Cup Final

Cedric Paquette scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:11 to play, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final.

.S. women's soccer head coach Jill Ellis speaks during the U.S. Women's National Team World Cup media day, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in New York. The U.S. Women will face the South Korea on May 30 in its final send-off match at Red Bull Arena, before leaving for Canada and the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Rapinoe scores twice in 3-1 US win over Australia

The U.S., which won the title in 1991 and '99, improved to 5-0-2 in World Cup openers.

Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson (7) pumps his fist after the final was made against Indiana during the bottom of the ninth inning of an NCAA college baseball regional tournament game Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Swanson hit the game winning two-run home run giving Vanderbilt a 6-4 win.

Diamondbacks draft Vandy shortstop Swanson with No. 1 pick

The Arizona Diamondbacks have selected slugging Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft.

Victor Espinoza reacts after crossing the finish line with American Pharoah (5) to win the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park, Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Elmont, N.Y. American Pharoah is the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed won it in 1978.

Big TV ratings for the Belmont & bets on race remain uncashed

Triple Crown win draws big TV rating, but not biggest and Most $2 win bets on American Pharoah in Belmont uncashed.

Cho Yang-ho, president of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, speaks during a ceremony to celebrate the 1,000-day countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics at Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, May 16, 2015. South Korea started its 1,000-day countdown to the Winter Olympics on Saturday with a variety of celebrations planned in the capital Seoul and around the host city of Pyeongchang.

IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang

The IOC has approved new events in snowboarding, Alpine skiing, speedskating and curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Bells win series against Pippins with 10 – 1 blow out.

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Arron Stroosma put it away in the 2nd with a bases loaded 3 run double.

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Kazmir helps A’s blank Mariners 4-0

Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir works against the Cleveland Indians in the first inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.

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Deputy’s quick reaction saves UPS driver

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Deputy Colin Bertrand used patrol car to stop runaway UPS truck

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AP Source: Blazers reach deal with Lillard, sign Ed Davis

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Lillard's extension is reportedly worth more than $120 million. Davis averaged 8.3 points and 7.6 rebounds in his first season with the Lakers last year.

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AP Source: Heat now among clubs meeting with Aldridge

Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) reacts after making a basket while being fouled during the fourth quarter in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Houston. The Trail Blazers won 122-120 in overtime.

The person says Heat President Pat Riley is to meet with Aldridge in Los Angeles