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NFL considers tougher standards on domestic violence

The NFL is considering tougher penalties for domestic violence in the wake of the uproar created by the two-game ban for Ravens running back Ray Rice.

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Redskins appeal trademark ruling

The Washington Redskins filed an appeal to overturn a decision that canceled trademarks considered disparaging to Native Americans.

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MLB: Selig oversaw prosperity, steroids era

He presided over unprecedented economic growth, yet the reign of Bud Selig may forever be linked to both ends of the Steroids Era.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 15.

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Manfred elected next MLB Commissioner

Long-time official Rob Manfred was elected the next commissioner of Major League Baseball.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 14.

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Spurs will host Mavs to open 2014-15 NBA season

The NBA champion San Antonio Spurs will host the Dallas Mavericks on Oct. 28 as part of a triple-header to launch the 2014-15 season.

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Ailing Woods rules himself out of Ryder Cup

Lingering back problems have forced the star golfer to withdraw from contention for a spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup team.

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Sterlings last bid to halt Clippers sale blocked by court

Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his final chance to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA team.

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Goodbye Candlestick Park

In a bow to historical symmetry, Candlestick Park will host Paul McCartney, the final act in the iconic stadium's history.

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‘Dog’ joins manhunt for wanted MMA fighter

Reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman is joining the manhunt for a professional fighter whose ex-girlfriend has accused him of a brutal attack.

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Feds huddle over NFL blackout rules

The head of the Federal Communications Commission says it's time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.

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Kevin Durant comment costs Raptors $25K

Rapper Drake has violated NBA rules and cost his hometown team a $25,000 fine.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 13.

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Venus falls at first hurdle in Cincinnati

Venus Williams, fresh off a stirring run to last week's Montreal final, ran out of gas as she fell to 16th seeded Czech Lucie Safarova.

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With Clippers deal in hand, Ballmer turns focus to fans

Steve Ballmer completed a $2 billion purchase of the Clippers, ending an ugly saga involving former owner Donald Sterling who was banned for life.

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Probe into death involving NASCAR’s Stewart to take 2 weeks

The investigation continues into the death of a race car driver at a New York race track.

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Clippers $2B sale to Steve Ballmer finalized

It's official: Donald Sterling, the former CEO banned by the NBA for racist remarks, no longer owns the L.A. Clippers.

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At Least 11 Broadcast Appearances For Virginia Fall Olympic Sports

Virginia fall olympic sports teams will be making several appearances on TV outlets.

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Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on ‘possible improbabilities’

After 41 days of testimony and drama, Pistorius's freedom may be coming to an end.

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Michael Jackson’s hometown plans three-day birthday bash

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FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

The King of Pop's boyhood home of Gary, Indiana will celebrate this weekend with the Michael Jackson Tribute Festival of the Arts.

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‘Sons of Guns’ star arrested on rape charge

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The Discovery Channel has canceled the reality TV show after star Will Hayden was arrested for allegedly raping a child.

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Steve Carell to star in ‘Looney Toons’ movie

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"The 40-Year-Old Virgin" star is going to lead the yet-untitled film.