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WATCH: The history of the ‘high-five’

It's the gesture associated with all things awesome but the history behind this iconic handshake might surprise you.

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FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

The 2018 World Cup will be held in Russia, where FIFA says the tournament can "create positive change."

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, July 25.

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Judge denies Hernandez’s request for dismissal

A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man.

Oakland Athletics pitcher Jim Johnson (45) is relieved by manager Bob Melvin, rear, during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The Indians won 6-4. Johnson was the losing pitcher. In front is Athletics catcher Derek Norris.

Oakland’s Johnson designated for assignment

Johnson, acquired in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles, was 4-2 with a 6.92 ERA in 38 games with the A's.

Texas head coach Charlie Strong listens to a question from a reporter during the Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media days in Dallas, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Two Texas football players charged with sex assault

Spokeswoman Cindy Posey says the players charged Thursday are wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander. Sanders also faces a charge of improper photography.

Top NBA draft prospect Andrew Wiggins of Kansas prepares for an interview during the NBA draft lottery in New York, Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

Cavaliers sign rookie Andrew Wiggins

The Cavaliers have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.

Minnesota Twins' Chuck Knoblauch takes a hard swing at a pitch by Cleveland Indians pitcher Chad Ogea, and falls down as he misses the ball in the second inning in Minneapolis, Saturday, July 13, 1996.

Knoblauch charged with assaulting ex-wife

Knoblauch has been released on $10,000 bond. His first court date is set for July 30

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Ohio State University fires marching band director

OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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Ravens’ Rice suspended 2 games

Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the season for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

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Maybin banned 25 games for doping violation

San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games.

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Mike Tyson to induct Evander Holyfield into Boxing Hall

Seventeen years after Tyson nibbled off part of Holyfield's ear in a championship bout, the boxer-turned-actor will be on hand to salute his former foe.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 24.

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Sterling marriage ‘stress’ at issue as Clippers trial wraps up

L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling's bid to block the team's $2 billion sale, saying his estranged wife improperly seized control of the franchise.

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NFL roundup

The latest contract moves and team news from the National Football League.

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) runs the ball against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver.

Kansas City Chiefs, running back Jamaal Charles reach deal

The six-year NFL veteran ran for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns last year as the Chiefs reached the playoffs.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, center, congratulates tight end Vernon Davis (85) after Davis' touchdown reception against the Green Bay Packers during the first quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.

Tight end Vernon Davis arrives at training camp

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Tight end Vernon Davis has reported to training camp with the San Francisco 49ers after…

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 23.

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LeBron apologizes to neighbors, sends cupcakes

The basketball star sent cupcakes to his neighbors, apologizing for the ruckus caused by his homecoming.

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LLWS: Las Vegas spoils Mo’ne’s night, beats Philly 8-1

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The win puts Las Vegas in Saturday's U.S. title game and sends Philadelphia into an elimination game on Thursday night against Chicago's Jackie Robinson team.

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WWU to conduct intrasquad scrimmage at Chelan on Saturday

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Viking volleyball squad looks to help area residents recover from devastating forest fire.

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Hoyer gets starting job over Manziel

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) throws as Brian Hoyer, right, watches before a preseason NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.

Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starting quarterback over rookie Johnny Manziel.

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Jim Kelly’s follow-up exam shows no sign of cancer

FILE - In this April 4, 2014 file photo, former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly gestures during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Washington Wizards, in New York. Kelly established a charitable foundation in honor of a son who died of a rare neurological disorder. Now it's the Hall of Fame quarterback who needs assistance during what's been a yearlong battle with jaw and sinus cancer.

Jim Kelly shows no evidence of sinus cancer three months after the Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback completed radiation and chemotherapy treatments.

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Seahawks’ Schofield out to prove himself

Seattle Seahawks' O'Brien Schofield walks on the field agaist the St. Louis Rams in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Seattle Seahawks defensive end O'Brien Schofield is more determined than ever to prove himself after what he calls a "crazy" offseason.