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U.S. will bid for 2024 Olympic summer games

The United States is seeking to host the summer games for the first time since 1996.

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WATCH: Marcus Mariota’s ‘top 10′ thoughts on the Heisman

The Oregon Ducks QB presents a "Letterman" top 10 list.

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Bucks rookie Parker out for season with knee injury

The highly regarded Milwaukee forward tore a ligament in his left knee.

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MMA fighters sue league, allege antitrust

The lawsuit alleges the Ultimate Fighting Championship is a monopoly that limits the potential earnings of its athletes.

Aug 31, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera (53) hits a home run in sixth inning against New York Yankees at Rogers Centre.

Busy White Sox add outfielder Melky Cabrera

Chicago signed outfielder Melky Cabrera to a three-year $42 million contract.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Dec. 16.

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Struggling Kings fire head coach Malone

The struggling Sacramento NBA team has canned its head coach.

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Pacquiao says money no object in Mayweather showdown

Manny Pacquiao says they owe it to the sport to fight each other.

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Fast-starting Saints tame Bears 31-15

New Orleans climbed into first place in the jumbled NFC South after feasting on a struggling Chicago.

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Record payoff for pitcher

Jon Lester set new MLB records for largest signing bonus and biggest upfront payment.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Dec. 15.

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NHL highlights from weekend games

Here's a look at Sunday's National Hockey League match ups.

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Patriots, Colts, Broncos into postseason

New England, Indianapolis, and Denver clinched divisional titles while the Packers' five-game winning streak ended.

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Bryant passes Jordan for third in all-time scoring

Kobe Bryant eclipsed Michael Jordan, surpassing the legendary scorer during the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Virginia Men’s Soccer Downs UCLA For 7th National Title

Virginia wins its 21st National Title in school history Sunday.

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Former NFL All-Pro Sharper indicted on rape charges

Former New Orleans Saints All-Pro safety Darren Sharper was indicted on rape charges.

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This week’s top sports shots

TCU head coach Gary Patterson is doused by his players after their 55-3 win over Iowa State in an NCAA…

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2 playoff games add to bills for players’ families

Take out a loan or even a second mortgage, forgo Christmas presents or split a hotel room.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the biggest sports stories making news today, Friday, Dec. 12.

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Mariota hits the trifecta

Oregon's Marcus Mariota is having a great week.

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Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

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This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.

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New Driving Laws For Seniors On January 1st

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Changes in driving laws are coming for seniors on January 1st.

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Study: Dozens Of Deaths At Unlicensed Day Care Centers

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A study shows there have been dozens of deaths at unlicensed day care centers over the past ten years.

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Morrissey Says He Won’t Run As Democrat

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Henrico Delegate Joe Morrissey says he won't seek the Democratic nomination to run for the seat he's vacating.

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Local Christmas Tree Recycling Announced

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The annual Christmas tree recycling program for Charlottesville and Albemarle has been announced.