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Ravens’ Rice publicly apologizes to wife for domestic violence

The running back apologizes to his wife for hitting her, vowing to be an "ambassador against domestic violence."

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 31.

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MLB: Buyers and sellers spar for deadline deals

Teams are scrambling to finish acquiring difference-making players for this season or possible future stars ahead of Thursday's trade deadline.

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Redskins hire PR firm amid fight over name

The Washington Redskins have hired a public relations firm to help battle criticism that its name is a racial slur.

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Bosh officially re-signs with Heat

The Miami Heat officially re-signed of nine-time All-Star forward Chris Bosh.

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Cloyd throws Huntington Park’s first no-hitter

Tyler Cloyd wrote a page of Columbus sports history Wednesday, pitching the first-ever nine-inning no-hitter at Huntington Park.

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Indians 2, Mariners 0

Corey Kluber had three-hitter to outpitch Felix Hernandez for his first career shutout, Yan Gomes had a two-run double and the Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Wednesday night.

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D’backs 5, Reds 4

The Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Reds 5-4 on Wednesday.

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Nadal withdraws from Toronto, Cincinnati events

Rafa Nadal will miss two U.S. Open tune-up events due to a wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the year's final grand slam.

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PGA Tour commissioner, Woods hope for big finish

Tiger Woods, battling back from a back injury, still drives fan interest and TV ratings.

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In Clippers case, court does dirty work for NBA

A court has thrown the league a big life preserver by clearing the way for the $2 billion sale of the franchise.

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NCAA to settle concussion suit with $70M fund

The NCAA will provide $70 million for concussion testing and diagnosis of student athletes in a move to change the way colleges address sports safety.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 30.

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Modell’s grave “vandalized” by Browns fan

Baltimore County authorities say they will charge a man with disorderly conduct in a cemetery for allegedly relieving himself on the gravesite of former Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell.

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More tickets for Lebron’s homecoming

LeBron James' Ohio hometown says more tickets are being offered for the homecoming event expected to be his first public appearance in the state since announcing his return to the Cavaliers.

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Mariners 5, Indians 2

Hisashi Iwakuma kept his road record spotless since last July, pitching seven strong innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.

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Reds 3, D’backs 0

Mike Leake pitched into the eighth inning and singled home a run — a rare commodity for the Reds these days — leading Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

FILE - In this June 20, 2013 file photo, Torrin Lawrence reacts after his heat in the senior men's 400-meter dash at the U.S. Championships athletics meet in Des Moines, Iowa. Former University of Georgia 400-meter runner Torrin Lawrence died in a car accident early Monday, July 28, 2014 in Cordele, Ga. He was 25.

Star sprinter Torrin Lawrence dies at 25

Celebrated track star Torrin Lawrence has been killed in a tragic road accident in Georgia.

With her attorney Pierce O'Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA basketball team, outside Los Angeles Superior Court, Monday, July 28, 2014.

Judge gives go-ahead for $2 billion sale of NBA’s Clippers

Shelly Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers despite her husband's objections, a judge ruled on Monday.

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Lebron’s homecoming a sellout

LeBron James' Ohio hometown says fans quickly claimed the thousands of tickets available for the homecoming event.

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Lorde curating ‘Hunger Games’ soundtrack

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The 17-year-old pop star is recording a single for the third installment of the franchise.

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David Cassidy reportedly skips court for race track

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The '70s heartthrob was reportedly at the race track while his attorney was in court representing him on a drunken driving charge.