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Pistorius trial resumes after psychiatric tests

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has resumed after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, June 30.

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Facebook scores record 1B interactions for World Cup

With 1 billion posts, likes and comments, the tournament is the most talked-about event in Facebook's history.

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U.S. plans to attack unbeaten Belgium

America is preparing for "war" in Tuesday's last-16 World Cup clash.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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PHOTOS: 2014 NBA draft

It was all smiles and handshakes as the NBA hosted its 2014 draft.

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WATCH: NBA ‘drafts’ Isaiah Austin

An emotional "pick" for Baylor's Isaiah Austin, whose draft dreams were cut short by a diagnosis of Marfan syndrome.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, June 27.

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World Cup: Germany, U.S., Algeria advance

Germany, the U.S., and Algeria sealed the last 16 World Cup places on Thursday but much of the spotlight was on the tournament's bad boy Luis Suarez.

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2014 NBA draft: An international affair

Four of the first eight players selected into the world's leading professional basketball league came from outside the United States.

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Cavaliers select Wiggins as top pick in NBA draft

Andrew Wiggins from the University of Kansas was taken with the number one pick of the 2014 NBA draft.

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U.S., Germany sail into ‘knockout’ round in Recife rain

They said it couldn't be done, but America proved them wrong.

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The best World Cup tweets

Some of the best tweets about today's World Cup match.

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PHOTOS: U.S. vs. Germany World Cup match

Germany and the U.S. will both advance to the second round of the 2014 World Cup.

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Klinsmann to U.S. soccer fans: Take the day off

The coach posted a "doctor's note" excusing fans from work to watch the World Cup game against Germany.

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FIFA bans Suarez for 4 months, fines him $111K

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was banned for nine matches by FIFA on Thursday after being found guilty of biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

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Knicks send Chandler to Dallas in 6-player trade

The Dallas Mavericks have acquired center Tyson Chandler in a six-player trade with the New York Knicks.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, June 26.

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FIFA probing Suarez bite furor, lengthy ban possible

Troubled Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez looks almost certain to miss the rest of the World Cup.

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NFL eliminates cap on player payments for concussions

The lawsuit was settled between the NFL and thousands of former players at $765 million.

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Will County I-55 Crashes Kill Five

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Illinois State Police are reporting five people were killed in accidents involving trucks and autos on Interstate 55 south of Chicago in Will County.