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Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham

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The MLS improved to 9-3-1 against international competition in its All-Star Game.

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Tom Brady goes to court, says “I did nothing wrong”

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The Patriots quarterback's lawsuit in the deflated footballs scandal questions whether the league followed its own rules when it suspended the four-time Super Bowl champion.

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Chiefs safety Eric Berry back at practice after cancer fight

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Berry passed a battery of tests before he was cleared to practice late Tuesday, but it remains unclear when he'll fully participate in practice.

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US Olympic hero Jim Craig to auction memorabilia

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19 items are in "The Jim Craig 'Miracle on Ice' Collection," which also includesCraig's Olympic gold medal, the jersey he wore against the vaunted Soviet Union and in the gold-medal win against Finland.

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Kraft says he regrets not appealing NFL penalties

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Appearing at team headquarters Wednesday, a day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld a four-game suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Kraft angrily targeted the league for its handling of the case.

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Bells take series against Elks winning both games of a double header.

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The Bells improve to 29-16 with their magic number dropping to 4

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Whatcom Americans to play tuneup game Thursday in Bellingham

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Whatcom Americans to battle Provincial champs White Rock, B.C.

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Sounders forward Dempsey leads MLS All-Stars vs. Tottenham

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Dempsey will have familiar teammates and opponents when the squads hit the pitch.

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Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on cover of Sports Illustrated

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“It’s been thrilling to go through this,” Carroll said of the fallout from his Super Bowl XLIX play call. “It really is.”

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Welington Castillo’s 2 homers lead Arizona to 8-2 win over Seattle

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Castillo became just the sixth player to homer twice in the same game off Hernandez.

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Windows 10 debuts today

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No one's expected to line up overnight for the new Microsoft operating systems the way people did 20 years ago for Windows 95, but today marks the first update in three years.

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The Internet is no substitute for a doctor

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Online symptom checkers often misdiagnose problems, encouraging people to seek care for minor issues that don’t need immediate attention or incorrectly telling people with true emergencies that treatment can wait.

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How to get money back on your favorite things

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Here's how to make finding deals on your favorite things - everything from tech and clothes to travel - a snap.

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Rest up! Sleep, exercise may ward off Alzheimer’s, researchers say

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New research suggests poor sleep and a lack of exercise may increase the risk of the disease, and make coping with it difficult after it has taken hold.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘TeachingCenter’

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A look at the exciting and high stakes world of professional teaching.

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Today in entertainment history: July 30

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The Hollywood headlines that made history.

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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

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Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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The Doobie Brothers launch trademark lawsuit

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The rock veterans are suing a cover band after taking issue with the tribute group's name.

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Conan O’Brien accused of stealing jokes

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The late night host is being sued for allegedly lifting gags from Twitter.

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Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards to be subject of new documentary

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"Keith Richards: Under the Influence" will premiere on Netflix in September.

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‘Empire’ star sued for alleged abuse

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Terrence Howard's ex-wife is suing for assault and battery, and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

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‘Married … With Children’ spinoff in the works

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Actor David Faustino is developing a spinoff featuring original stars Christina Applegate, Ed O'Neill, and Katey Sagal.

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Chris Hemsworth survived on 500 calories a day for shipwreck drama

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The "Thor" star is used to bulking up for his action films, but this time he battled constant hunger pangs.

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New Dr. Seuss book hits shelves

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"What Pet Should I Get?" goes on sale 24 years after the author's death.

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Hospitals in state, including Bellingham, successful cutting infection rates

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Consumer Reports rated hospitals on how well they prevented infections.

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I-1366 to limit Legislature’s ability to raise taxes

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The initiative provides that if lawmakers do not put I-1366 on the ballot by next April 15th, that the sales tax would be reduced by a penny on the dollar. From 6.5 cents to 5.5 cents. This would cost the state about $1.4 billion in revenue.