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Virginia Falls Just Short Against #7 UCLA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)– UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns before Brett Hundley led them on a critical second-half scoring drive and…

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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.

Tony Stewart smiles as he speaks with his crew before the start of the rain delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, February 27, 2012.

Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing after fatal accident

Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the first time since he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track earlier this month.

Europe's Paul McGinley of Ireland watches his shot on the third hole during the second day of foursomes competition against Asia at the Royal Trophy golf tournament in Chonburi province, near Bangkok, January 10, 2009.

Mismatch fears over Paul McGinley dispelled

Four-times European Tour winner Paul McGinley won the Ryder Cup in 2002 but Phillip Price says next month's matches at Gleneagles could end up defining his career.

Aug 28, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Catherine Bellis (USA) hits to Zarina Diyas (KAZ) on day four of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Dream run over for Catherine Bellis as big guns advance

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were forced to take a backseat to 15-year-old Catherine Bellis, who hogged the Flushing Meadows limelight once again.

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Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

Nearly half of parents say they're not comfortable letting their child play football amid uncertainty about the long-term impact of concussions.

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NFL sets new standards on domestic violence punishment

Players will be subject to a 6-week suspension for their first domestic violence offense.

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Gabrielle Union, Dwayne Wade swear wedding guests to secrecy

Guests will have to sign a confidentiality agreement before they can attend.

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Buy a ticket? Psh! NFL teams selling memberships

The Kansas City Chiefs is changing the way football franchises view their most important fans.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 28.

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Shaw’s drowning rescue claim doesn’t hold water

USC's star cornerback Josh Shaw admits to lying about how he injured his ankles.

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ACC Releases Virginia’s 2014-15 Men’s Basketball Schedule

Aug. 27, 2014 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -┬áThe Atlantic Coast Conference released the 2014-15 men’s basketball schedules for its member institutions Wednesday…

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PHOTOS: Chicago celebrates Little League champs

The Jackie Robinson West All Stars, Chicago's first all-black team to claim the U.S. title, were welcomed home in a big way.

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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

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Teenager gatecrashes Serena and Federer party

Despite boasting 34 grand slam singles titles between them, Serena Williams and Roger Federer were forced to share the spotlight with a 15-year-old.

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CBS Sports to air all-women sports talk show

CBS said Tuesday the weekly hour-long, prime-time program on the cable channel will be the first of its kind.

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Houston Astrodome’s future could be as waterpark

The newest proposal for repurposing the landmark envisions turning the stadium into the world's largest indoor park.

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Chicago’s Little League champs return as heroes

Chicago's beloved Little League champions are getting their own parade, from their ballpark on the city's South Side to Millennium Park downtown.

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29N Traffic Light Synchronization Work Begins In October

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Work on synchronizing the traffic signals along 29 North gets underway in October.

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Jennifer Lawrence threatens action over nude photos

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Lawrence's representative has threatened to prosecute those behind a nude photo leak affecting dozens of A-list celebrities.

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Dozens Hired As New Albemarle Teachers

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The Albemarle school system has signed contracts with 115 new teachers with more hiring to come.

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More Court Filings In Same-Sex Marriage Case

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Two clerks of circuit court have filed more paperwork in the Virginia same-sex marriage case.

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Uber Taxi Alternative Comes To Charlottesville

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There's a new option for those who use taxicabs to get around town.