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Woods says he’s ready to go at Valhalla

The waiting game ended when Tiger Woods pronounced himself pain-free and ready to compete in this week's PGA Championship.

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Prosecutor: Pistorius’ defense is ‘devoid of any truth’

South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial to reject the track star's defense.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 7.

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Kings, Sharks to play outdoor game in California in 2015

Outdoor hockey is returning to California for a second straight season.

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Woods arrives at Valhalla, status in question

The waiting game on whether or not Tiger Woods will compete in this week's PGA Championship continues.

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Germany’s World Cup winner Goetze breaks silence

The soccer star says he didn't think about what he was doing when he controlled the ball with his chest before sweeping a volley past Argentina in the final.

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Browns fan accused of relieving himself on Art Modell’s grave

Police say charges have been filed against a the fan after he allegedly posted a video of the bad act on YouTube.

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Club pros ‘living on a prayer’ in PGA Championship

Golf could do itself a favor this week by fussing less over Tiger Woods and more over Rob Corcoran.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 6.

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Spurs hire Becky Hammon, make NBA coaching history

The reigning NBA champions have hired the first regular season female assistant coach in league history.

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Criminal charges filed in baseball doping case

The owner of a Florida anti-aging clinic at the center of a doping scandal involving MLB players faces federal charges.

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Woods unsure if he’ll play in PGA Championship

Tiger Woods, his back again in pain, has not yet decided if he can play in the PGA Championship, which starts on Thursday.

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Giants pitcher to have season-ending surgery

San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain will undergo surgery on his elbow.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 5.

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Suns’ P.J. Tucker gets jail time in drunken driving case

The Phoenix Suns forward was sentenced to jail and house arrest after pleading guilty to "super extreme" drunk driving.

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Ohio forgives LeBron for leaving

All is forgiven in Ohio when it comes to the King's homecoming.

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NFL sideline tech inches forward with addition of tablets

The devices will be used by players and coaches to view aerial photos of previous plays.

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Bon Jovi wants to keep Bills in Buffalo

The rocker says if he is successful in buying the NFL franchise, he has no plans to move it.

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PHOTOS: Football Hall of Fame inducts 7

The Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomed seven new members during induction ceremonies on Saturday.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 4.

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Snuff the Butt at UI Tailgate Parties

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Enforcement still up in the air

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Decatur Asian Carp Screen Back in Place

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Bad winter weather damaged screen

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Medical Marijuana Applications Posted for Business

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Applications for medical marijuana begins September 2 for patients, September 8 for dispensaries.

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Illinois Museum to Display 1916 Military Equipment

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Military equipment from 1916 to be on display starting September 6.

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Reaction to IDNR’s Long-Awaited Fracking Rules Proposal

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One expert laments the length of time it took DNR to write the rules, which he says are too restrictive. Meanwhile, another expert says she'll have to see what the rules are before she calls them restrictive.