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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, July 16.

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Could pitch clocks speed play in the major leagues?

Baseball management is intrigued but the players' association thinks it is a horrible idea.

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Players to watch at The Open (besides Spieth)

Rickie Fowler leads the list of players who will challenge Jordan Spieth on the Old Course at St. Andrews, along with Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia, Paul Casey, and Luke Donald.

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Banned Rose honored as Reds legend before All-Star Game

Major League Baseball's all-time hits leader, is still serving a lifetime ban for having gambled on baseball but on Tuesday he was honored on the field prior to the All-Star Game in Cincinnati.

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Trout boosts American League to All-Star win

Mike Trout sparked the American League to a 6-3 victory over the National League in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday in Cincinnati and made Mid-Summer Classic history.

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Police: Ex-NFL QB McNabb posts ‘extreme DUI’

Donovan McNabb's blood-alcohol content was twice the legal limit when he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Arizona.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of today's big sports stories, Wednesday, July 15.

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Marshawn Lynch goes ‘Beast Mode’ on a kickball

The Seahawks running back blasted a kickball into orbit before running the bases like a boss.

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MLB releases All-Star roster, prepares for rain delay

Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke is the scheduled starter for the National League, while the American League counters with Astros lefty Dallas Kuechel.

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Reds’ Frazier wins Home Run Derby

The outfielder wowed his home Cincinnati fans, adding a jolt of excitement to the revamped event ahead of the All Star Game.

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How the top diving duo in the U.S. prepares for the Olympics

Two of the country's best synchronized divers are a dynamic duo hoping to make it to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016.

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If sports drinks commercials were honest

You might as well just drink dyed sugar. It's probably healthier.

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‘Heading’ bans in soccer may not be enough to stop concussions

Outlawing "heading the ball" during soccer games may reduce the rate of concussions, but eliminating player-on-player contact would help more, suggests a new study.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, July 14.

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Another Watch List For UVA’s Blanding

Virginia's Free Safety on yet another award watch list.

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WATCH: MLB All-Star preview

MLB Insider Jon Heyman and MLB writer Matt Snyder preview the 2015 All-Star festivities from Cincinnati.

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Virginia Recruits Forming A Strong Bond

Cavalier recruits forming bonds, and looking to make an impact.

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Nice hat, Serena

Serena Williams dominated Centre Court to take home the Wimbledon title for the sixth time and celebrated in fashionable style.

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Jordan Spieth can’t stop, won’t stop

Spieth, already the winner of this year's Masters and U.S. Open, won the John Deere Classic and heads into the British Open looking to continue his dominance.

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Cuba and U.S. renew baseball rivalry at Pam Am Games

The U.S. and Cuba may have reached a deal to restore diplomatic ties but there was no sign of warming relations during their baseball clash at the Pan American Games.

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Two Jailed In Weekend Incident

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Two 18-year-old men are behind bars following incidents in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

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Fluvanna Sheriff Warns About Scam

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The Fluvanna County Sheriff's Office is warning consumers about a new scam that involves text messages.

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Lane Closures Impact Route 15

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The traffic flow along Route 15 in Louisa County could be slower Monday and Tuesday.

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Verizon Workers See Contract Expire

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Thousands of Verizon workers remain on the job without a new contract.

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ACLU Helps Man To Sue Petersburg

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The ACLU is going to bat for a man who has sued the City of Petersburg.