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Football star tackles stage invader at Zac Brown gig

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt turned security guard.

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Virginia Football Picks Up Another OL Recruit

Coach London picks up a 6'5", 270 pound lineman in recruiting.

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NBA: Wade to test free agent market

Dwyane Wade's 12-year stay with the Miami Heat could be ending.

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Swede Lidstrom headlines Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015

Nicklas Lidstrom, one of the NHL's most decorated defensemen and a trailblazing leader, was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the shrine's seven-member Class of 2015.

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Germany, U.S. set for ‘very heated’ World Cup semi-final

The German juggernaut will run into the U.S. wall as the top-ranked nations clash, with a spot in the Women's World Cup final on the line.

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Serena and Djokovic up and running at Wimbledon

The American 20-time grand slam champion has proved impressive.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories for Tuesday, June 30.

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Wimbledon gates swing open in bright sunshine

The All England Club gates swung open a week later than usual for the start of the 129th Wimbledon Championships.

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WATCH: Matz makes big debut with Mets

Welcome to the big leagues: Steven Matz drove in four runs on three hits and tossed 7 2/3 strong innings to earn the win in his debut.

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AP Source: LeBron opts out, Heat dropping Beasley

LeBron James will be a free agent on July 1.

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FIFA scandal to get Hollywood treatment

Actor-director Ben Affleck will help produce a film about the corruption scandal that has rocked world soccer.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports stories, Monday June 29. MEET THE MATZ, MEET THE MATZ New…

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UVA Has Top Ten Finish In Director’s Cup

UVA finished #6 in the nation in the latest Directors' Cup standings.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter attends a news conference at the Kubok Sodruzhestva (Commonwealth Cup) youth soccer tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he has received personal assurances from Russian President Vladimir Putin that the country's economic problems will not affect its ability to host the 2018 World Cup.

FIFA: Blatter not making U-turn on pledge to leave office

In the midst of an international scandal, Sepp Blatter says he stands by his plans to leave office.

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Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp charged with domestic abuse

The Hall of Fame defensive tackle faces three counts of domestic abuse, just months after his arrest for soliciting a prostitute.

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Welcome to the big leagues: Every first-round pick in the ’15 NBA draft

Check out the shock and surprise as some of basketball's best make it to the big time.

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Timberwolves take Towns in top pick, Russell goes second

Kentucky's versatile big man Karl-Anthony Towns was the first overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft but surprises followed at Barclays Center on Thursday.

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Oh no! ‘Bennifer’ are divorcing

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Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.

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All Lanes Cleared On I-64 After Huge Backup

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The driver of a tractor-trailer who slammed his rig into a second vehicle on Interstate 64 has been charged with reckless driving.

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Robert E. Lee Statue Vandalized

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The words "black lives matter" were spray-painted on the statue in Lee Park.

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Men bring the moves, but ladies take charge in ‘Magic Mike XXL’

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The film, which hits theaters July 1, follows 2012's surprise hit with Channing Tatum rejoining the Kings of Tampa, his rogue band of male entertainers.

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EL James takes ‘Fifty Shades’ of heat during Twitter Q&A

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#AskELJames backfired in terrific style because of course it did.