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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories making headlines, Monday, Aug. 3.

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw sits in the dugout before a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Kershaw extends scoreless streak to 37 innings

Kershaw (9-6) struck out seven, walked none and retired his last 15 batters while working on eight days' rest.

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NBA’s current, former stars put on show in Africa exhibition

The game got serious in the second half: Chris Paul's Team World rallied to beat Luol Deng's Team Africa 101-97.

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NFL: Early training camp injuries

Training camp across the NFL began earlier in the week and a number of players suffered injuries.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the major sporting events happening this weekend.

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WWE legend Rowdy Roddy Piper dead at 61

Piper, born Roderick Toombs, was the second WWE Hall of Famer to die this summer following the June death of Dusty Rhodes.

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This week’s best sports shots

A look back at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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No surprise: Jameis Winston named Buccaneers starting QB

Coach Lovie Smith officially named the first overall pick in the NFL draft his starting quarterback on Friday, saying the 2013 Heisman Trophy is ready for the role.

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MLB Trade Deadline: Cespedes deal leads the way on final day

The Cole Hamels to the Rangers trade has also been consummated as the Phillies have parted ways with the lefty in part of an eight-player deal.

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WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.

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Urban Meyer, ‘trademarked’ coach

Ohio State University is taking steps to ensure the name of football coach Urban Meyer doesn't show up on knock-off apparel.

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Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing has become the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs.

Deflategate judge tells NFL, players: Don’t argue. Settle

Tom Brady's effort to void his four-game suspension was set back on Thursday as litigation embroiling the New England Patriots star quarterback was sent to a New York judge, who urged a speedy resolution to the "Deflategate" scandal.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories, Friday, July 31.

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WWU Soccer: women falls in OT, men get a tie

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The WWU women's soccer team falls in OT to UBC in exhibition while the men tie Whitworth, 1-1, aslo in an exhibition game.

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Falcons announce 5-year contract extension for Julio Jones

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The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year contract extension with Julio Jones that is expected to rank with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers.

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Little League World Series championship match-up is set

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Lewisberry, Pennsylvania will take on Tokyo, Japan in the Little League World Series championship game.

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Hauschka kicks 60-yard field goal to gives Seahawks win

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Steven Hauschka kicked a 60-yard field goal with 16 seconds left to give the Seattle Seahawks a victory over the San Diego Chargers on Saturday night.

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Seager hits 2-run HR, Mariners hold on to beat White Sox 7-6

Kyle Seager hit a two-run home run during a three-run first inning and the Seattle Mariners withstood Chicago's late rally to beat the White Sox 7-6 Saturday night.