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Sterlings last bid to halt Clippers sale blocked by court

Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his final chance to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA team.

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Goodbye Candlestick Park

In a bow to historical symmetry, Candlestick Park will host Paul McCartney, the final act in the iconic stadium's history.

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‘Dog’ joins manhunt for wanted MMA fighter

Reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman is joining the manhunt for a professional fighter whose ex-girlfriend has accused him of a brutal attack.

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Feds huddle over NFL blackout rules

The head of the Federal Communications Commission says it's time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.

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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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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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Illinois Supremes Back “Home”

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Illinois Supreme Court Building rehab completed

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Veteran Walks for Others

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He doesn't carry physical scars from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, but the wounds are still there

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Judge Threatens Jeff Parsons With Criminal Contempt

Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014

A federal judge has threatened to hold former THR and Associates boss Jeff Parsons in criminal contempt of court if he doesn't provide the documents needed to proceed with his case.

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Holiday Weekend Means Beefed-up Police Patrols

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Expect a big police presence this Labor Day weekend.

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Tips Sought on Pizza Restaurant Robbery

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Police are looking for help figuring out who robbed Papa Murphy's late last week.