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Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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Los Angeles poised to vote on 2024 Olympic plan

With Boston out, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympic Games.

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Kirk Cousins gets the start in Washington

Coach Jay Gruden has announced that Cousins will be his starting quarterback for the season, saying the Michigan State product gives his team the best chance to win.

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Sept. 1.

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‘Deflategate’ judge to rule soon after Brady, NFL talks fail

The National Football League and its players union failed to reach a settlement in their dispute over New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game "Deflategate" suspension despite weeks of talks.

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Hulk Hogan begs forgiveness, wants back in WWE

The wrestling icon is pleading with fans for their forgiveness after he was caught on tape using a racial slur, insisting the controversial comments were made at the "lowest point" of his life.

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Ronda Rousey wants you to have a ‘knockout’ breakfast

The MMA champion has teamed up with fast-food chain Carl's Jr. to pitch their latest breakfast creation.

U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are in her corner.

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Day wins FedExCup opener The Barclays by six shots

Red-hot PGA Championship winner Jason Day of Australia romped to victory at The Barclays on Sunday, winning the opening event of the lucrative FedExCup Series by a whopping six strokes.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 31.

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This week’s best sports shots

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

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Tribute to Justin Wilson before Sunday’s finale

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

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

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.

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‘Chocolate Thunder’ Dawkins dies at 58

Darryl Dawkins, one of the most colorful players in the NBA in recent memory, has passed away at the age of 58.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 28.

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Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks

Some big stars in college football are getting trademarks for their names, nicknames and taglines.

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This football MVP is a real ‘dummy’

Dartmouth football’s new MVP is a remote controlled Mobile Virtual Player designed to allow athletes to practice tackling with fewer injuries.

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Ex-San Francisco 49ers player Ray McDonald charged with rape

The former defensive end has been charged with rape by intoxication, and current 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with sexual battery of the same woman on the same night.

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Jack White to play on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

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Jack White's band The Dead Weather are to give their first live performance in five years.

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Want to buy Pink Floyd’s flying pig? Too late

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Algie the flying pig is no longer up for sale -- going back to the band instead.

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Trump campaign ad

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Ordinarily people running for President tell us what they would do if they got the job, but Donald Trump has a much broader approach.