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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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Kidd goes to Bucks after Drew fired

The Brooklyn Nets have allowed coach Jason Kidd to pursue an opportunity with Milwaukee after the Bucks fired head coach Larry Drew.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, July 1.

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France eliminates Nigeria, Suarez says ‘sorry’

France reached the World Cup quarter-finals, while Uruguay striker Luis Suarez broke his silence to apologize for biting.

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Pistorius trial resumes after psychiatric tests

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has resumed after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, June 30.

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Facebook scores record 1B interactions for World Cup

With 1 billion posts, likes and comments, the tournament is the most talked-about event in Facebook's history.

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U.S. plans to attack unbeaten Belgium

America is preparing for "war" in Tuesday's last-16 World Cup clash.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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PHOTOS: 2014 NBA draft

It was all smiles and handshakes as the NBA hosted its 2014 draft.

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WATCH: NBA ‘drafts’ Isaiah Austin

An emotional "pick" for Baylor's Isaiah Austin, whose draft dreams were cut short by a diagnosis of Marfan syndrome.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, June 27.

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World Cup: Germany, U.S., Algeria advance

Germany, the U.S., and Algeria sealed the last 16 World Cup places on Thursday but much of the spotlight was on the tournament's bad boy Luis Suarez.

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2014 NBA draft: An international affair

Four of the first eight players selected into the world's leading professional basketball league came from outside the United States.

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Cavaliers select Wiggins as top pick in NBA draft

Andrew Wiggins from the University of Kansas was taken with the number one pick of the 2014 NBA draft.

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Virginia Guard Joe Harris Selected By Cleveland Cavaliers In NBA Draft

Former Virginia standout Joe Harris won't have to change team names now that he's a professional.

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U.S., Germany sail into ‘knockout’ round in Recife rain

They said it couldn't be done, but America proved them wrong.

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The best World Cup tweets

Some of the best tweets about today's World Cup match.

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PHOTOS: U.S. vs. Germany World Cup match

Germany and the U.S. will both advance to the second round of the 2014 World Cup.

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Paul McCartney recording with Alice Cooper, Joe Perry

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The Beatle is recording new material with fellow rockers and a movie star.

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Shia LaBeouf has September court date

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The actor's disorderly conduct case is adjourned until the fall.

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Courtney Love wants a Kurt Cobain biopic

Musician Courtney Love attends a screening of "Rush" hosted by Ferrari & The Cinema Society on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 in New York.

The rocker says she wants to start production in the next year, adding "It's time to do this."