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Former NHL player Dale Purinton charged in NY burglary

Police say Purinton broke into a residence and attacked the homeowner before fleeing.

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FIFA gives little away after secretive sponsors’ meeting

FIFA discussed reforms with some of its leading commercial partners on Thursday during a secretive meeting at the headquarters of world soccer's scandal-plagued governing body.

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Driving stereotypes with Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

Love em or hate em, these drivers are everywhere.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories, Friday, Aug. 21.

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Reports: Former NFL QB Erik Kramer tries to commit suicide

Kramer's former wife says he suffered from depression, which she thought was linked to his playing days, in what could be another case of a retired player being plagued by head injuries.

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Caitlyn Jenner could face manslaughter charge in fatal crash

The former Olympian and transgender advocate could face charges in connection with a four-car crash that left one person dead.

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World Cup soccer star Carli Lloyd has book deal

The soccer star's three goals in the 2015 final led the U.S. to a 5-2 victory over Japan, and now, a book deal.

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FIFA to discuss reforms with sponsors

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke said last month that Coca-Cola, Visa and McDonald's had written asking for information about what was being done to clean up governance of the sport and offering to meet soccer's ruling body.

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Ernie Els wins 2015 Payne Stewart Award

The award that is given annually to a professional golfer who best exemplifies the values of character, charity and sportsmanship.

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Deflategate decision may come next month

The federal judge involved in the Tom Brady-NFL lawsuit over deflated footballs has warned the league that he can overturn the four-game suspension given Brady in the "Deflategate" case.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Thursday, Aug. 20.

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‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius staying in prison

South Africa's Oscar Pistorius will not be freed on parole this Friday because the decision to do so was made without the right legal basis, the justice minister said on Wednesday, shocking the athlete's family who were preparing for his homecoming.

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TOP 10: NFL plays from preseason week 1

Count down the top plays of the first week of preseason football. Does Jarryd Hayne or Tim Tebow make the list? Watch and find out.

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Basketball legend Michael Jordan testifies in $10M brand case

The basketball superstar is seeking millions from a grocery chain that used his name and jersey number in an ad, without permission.

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Judge urges NFL, union to try for settlement in Brady suspension

U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said both sides had enough "strengths and weaknesses" to their cases that they should come together to resolve their dispute rather than asking him to rule.

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College athletes look to antitrust case as best hope for payday

Alleging the current system of providing scholarships, but no pay, to the country's best athletes violates U.S. antitrust law, a group of football and men’s basketball players is suing the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Aug. 19.

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WINA Announces 2015 High School Football Broadcast Schedule

Once again, WINA will have High School Football on its airwaves this season.

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Jon Stewart to host WWE ‘SummerSlam’

The comedian's next stop after his 16-year run on "The Daily Show" includes hosting WWE's flagship summer event.

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PGA shots of the week

Check out the top five shots of the week from the 2015 PGA Championship featuring Jason Day, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, and Bubba Watson.

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Jack White to play on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

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Jack White's band The Dead Weather are to give their first live performance in five years.