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Kevin Durant comment costs Raptors $25K

Rapper Drake has violated NBA rules and cost his hometown team a $25,000 fine.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 13.

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Venus falls at first hurdle in Cincinnati

Venus Williams, fresh off a stirring run to last week's Montreal final, ran out of gas as she fell to 16th seeded Czech Lucie Safarova.

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With Clippers deal in hand, Ballmer turns focus to fans

Steve Ballmer completed a $2 billion purchase of the Clippers, ending an ugly saga involving former owner Donald Sterling who was banned for life.

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Probe into death involving NASCAR’s Stewart to take 2 weeks

The investigation continues into the death of a race car driver at a New York race track.

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Clippers $2B sale to Steve Ballmer finalized

It's official: Donald Sterling, the former CEO banned by the NBA for racist remarks, no longer owns the L.A. Clippers.

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At Least 11 Broadcast Appearances For Virginia Fall Olympic Sports

Virginia fall olympic sports teams will be making several appearances on TV outlets.

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Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on ‘possible improbabilities’

After 41 days of testimony and drama, Pistorius's freedom may be coming to an end.

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PBS show hits baseball treasure trove

The PBS series "Antiques Roadshow" says it hit a home run with a collection of 1870s Boston baseball memorabilia.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Aug. 12.

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‘Grieving’ Stewart’s fate hangs on driver death probe

Investigators have yet to find any evidence of criminal behavior by NASCAR veteran Tony Stewart in the death of a young dirt-track racer.

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Cowboys Scandrick gets 4-game ban for drugs

The cornerback has been suspended for four games after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs.

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Sheriff: ‘All options’ open on possible charges against Stewart

Veteran NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a young driver walking on a dirt track in a low-stakes race.

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Gene Simmons wants Tim Tebow on his KISS-themed football team

The KISS rockers want the former player to tackle arena football.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 11.

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Phelps makes U.S. squad as Olympic hopes gather steam

Michael Phelps overcame the first hurdle to a potential return to Olympic competition in 2016.

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McIlroy wins PGA Championship, claims fourth major

Rory McIlroy recovered from a stumbling start to overcome a series of challengers and clinch his fourth major title by a shot.

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WWE wrestler tipped to be new Darth Vader

WWE champion Sheamus has been linked to the role British actor Dave Prowse played in the first three "Star Wars" movies.

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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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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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A look at the celebrities who will be celebrating this weekend.

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MHS Athletic Director, Two Others, Plead Guilty To Bid Rigging

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The athletic director at Monticello High School and two other men plead guilty to rigging bids on athletic apparel and must pay fines.

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Former City Teacher Sentenced For Soliciting Minor

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A former teacher at Venable Elementary School has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for soliciting a minor online.

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McDonnell Trial: Deliberations Begin Tuesday

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A seven-man five-woman federal jury will begin deliberating the fate of Bob and Maureen McDonnell on Tuesday.

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This week’s top sports shots

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