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Clippers sale hangs in balance as trial begins

A trial begins in a Los Angeles court today to determine whether a $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers will go ahead.

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Dazzling Djokovic savors victory over Federer

After hours of mental torture, Novak Djokovic sank to his knees, crouched over the hallowed Wimbledon turf, and enjoyed the sweet taste of victory.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Pistorius has ‘heightened fight response,’ witness says

Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has a "heightened fight response" due to his disability, a defense witness claims.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 3.

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Nets hire Lionel Hollins as head coach

Hollins, a former head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies, takes over for Jason Kidd, who left Brooklyn to join the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Klinsmann ready to turn to youth after World Cup exit

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann says he will turn to youth after his team’s World Cup ended in a second-round defeat by Belgium.

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Belgium World Cup match draws more viewers than World Series

More people tuned in to the U.S.-Belgium World Cup match than for the sport also known as the national pastime.

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State of World Cup’s last eight

Twenty four teams have gone and only eight remain in the hunt to win the World Cup.

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Bills’ Alonso has torn ACL, likely out for ’14 season

Talented young linebacker Kiko Alonso will likely miss the upcoming NFL campaign due to a knee injury.

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All 16 of Tim Howard’s saves in one amazing video

Yes, the U.S. was knocked out of the World Cup. But at least we went out in record-setting style.

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Things Tim Howard Could Save

The United States goalie set a World Cup record with 16 saves against Belgium. Here's what else he could #save.

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Lawyer seeks to stop team from paying Hernandez

A lawyer for the families of two men allegedly killed by the former Patriot want to prevent bar the team from paying him a $3.2 million bonus.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 2.

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Home comforts a bonus for Watson at The Greenbrier

Masters champion Bubba Watson hopes to make the most of his home advantage as he bids for a third PGA Tour victory of the year.

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Extra-time goals ‘knockout’ United States

Extra-time goals sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited United States and set up a World Cup quarter-final clash with Argentina.

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PHOTOS: Belgium deals ‘knockout’ blow

Time just wasn't on America's side, as the U.S. lost 2-1 to be eliminated from the World Cup.

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Majority of Washington residents back Redskins name

Most Washington-area residents said the team should keep its name, but also said they believe the team will likely have to change it.

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What a howler! World Cup teaches U.S. fans new lingo

Fixtures have nothing to do with plumbing, kit means uniform, and clean sheet is a shutout. The World Cup is teaching Americans a whole new vocabulary.

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Sterling’s mental fitness won’t feature at Clippers trial

The trial, set to start Monday, will decide whether Shelly Sterling can become the sole controlling trustee of the family trust that owns the team.

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Glen Matlock denies new Sex Pistols reunion

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John Lydon, right, and Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols perform at the Roxy in West Hollywood, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007.

Sex Pistols star Glen Matlock dashes fans' hopes of another reunion by insisting he hasn't had any contact with John Lydon in five years.

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Aretha Franklin storms out of fast food joint

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FILE - In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.Franklin won’t say what has caused her latest health problems, but says she’s had a “miraculous” recovery and is looking forward to performing soon.In a phone interview on Tuesday, Aug. 20, Franklin said that she recently had a cat scan and that it showed she was 85 percent improved. The 71-year-old has canceled several concerts and public appearances and blamed it on unspecified treatment.

Aretha Franklin stormed out a Johnny Rockets in Ontario, Canada last week after a nasty encounter with a rude employee.

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The Beatles wanted to film ‘Lord of the Rings’

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Peter Jackson reveals John Lennon could have played Gollum in a Stanley Kubrick directed LOTR adaptation.

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Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

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Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.