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USC investigating Josh Shaw’s ‘hero’ claim

USC is looking into whether the star player actually hurt himself the way he says he did.

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Djokovic, Sharapova sparkle after others toil

A steamy first day proved more than a little stressful for several of the U.S. Open favorites.

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NFL, FIFA, others in “think tank” on concussions

Officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together for better ways to identify and treat concussions.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 26.

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Slow down! Refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play

College football officials have formalized pace-of-play procedures in an effort to slow the game down.

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Braxton’s surgery; No broadcast TV for Navy

Buckeye quarterback Braxton Miller will have season-ending shoulder surgery Tuesday and, though he was elected co-captain by his teammates, will be recovering when the team travels to Baltimore for the season opener.

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Clippers win on Aguilar’s 3-run blast in 10th

A three-run walkoff home run in the 10th inning gave the Clippers an 11-9 win over the Indians at Huntington Park Monday night, reducing their magic number for clinching the International League West Division to one.

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Tiger ends 4-year alliance with coach Foley

Tiger Woods has split up with swing coach Sean Foley after a four-year partnership.

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Soccer star Tim Howard inks book deal

American soccer hero and international celebrity Tim Howard has advanced to the next round of fame: a book deal.

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Rams QB Bradford out for season with knee injury

Sam Bradford, 26, was forced from Saturday's preseason game after re-injuring his knee.

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Musicians blast NFL’s ‘pay to play’ Super Bowl plan

Managers for Metallica and John Legend are among the artists who say that halftime is not for sale.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 25.

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Chicago team defies the odds with run in LLWS

The kids from Chicago's Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.

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PHOTOS: Little League World Series

The kids from Chicago's Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones.

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Mo’ne Davis, team out of Little League World Series

Star pitcher Mo'ne Davis and her team are out of the running.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 22.

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U.S. keeper Howard to take year off from international duty

U.S national team goalkeeper Tim Howard says he will take a year off from international duty in order to spend more time with his family.

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