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This week’s best sports shots

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Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.

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University of Illinois Fires Football Coach

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The university cites preliminary results of an investigation into allegations of player mistreatment and inappropriate behavior.

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Tribute to Justin Wilson before Sunday’s finale

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Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.

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Serena insists pressure not a factor in Grand Slam bid

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Serena Williams says she is treating the upcoming U.S. Open just like any other, even though she is well aware of the historical impact the year's final grand slam may have.

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Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose accused of rape

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Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013.

Entertainment

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

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Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

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The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.

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A new milestone for Facebook

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For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day.

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The latest news from the ‘Star Wars’ camp

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The young stars of the upcoming movie, "The Force Awakens," talk about their experiences filming with JJ Abrams.

Viral Videos

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

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From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

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Can the McWhopper make fast-food ‘peace?’

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Could a Big Mac - Whopper hybrid be happening? And, if so, would you eat it?

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What if Daniel is the real ‘Karate Kid’ bully?

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In this alternate version of the classic film, Daniel LaRusso is the one who picks every fight in "The Karate Kid."

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WATCH: Llama drama

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"Phantom" the llama lived up to its name, evading animal control officers, neighbors and its owner for close to three hours before being caught.

The Latest from Ray Lytle

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Ray talks to Marc Daniels

Marc Daniels is convinced that Donald Trump needs to hire him in order to win the black vote. Find out why in this interview

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ASK THE EXPERT “school stress”

Ray and his guests talk about School Stress on this weeks ask the Expert

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Marvins Helicopter Ride Video

Video of Marvins Helicopter ride on the Fat Club

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Marvin in the Helicopter

Marvins helicopter ride from the Fair

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

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The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.

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