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Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria, right, duels for the ball with Atletico Madrid's Juan Fran during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 .

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Man United signs Angel Di Maria for $99 million

Manchester United has signed Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for a British-record fee of 59.7 million pounds ($99 million).

New England Patriots guard Logan Mankins (70) watches from the bench during an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Foxborough, Mass. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011.

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Buccaneers trade for Patriots G Logan Mankins

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed a need to upgrade their struggling offensive line by obtaining six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins from the New England Patriots for tight end Tim Wright and a draft pick.

Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler, center, and safety Josh Shaw, right, listen to their new football head coach Steve Sarkisian during a news conference on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in Los Angeles. USC hired Sarkisian away from Washington on Monday, bringing back the former Trojans offensive coordinator to his native Los Angeles area and the storied program where he thrived as Pete Carroll's assistant.

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Sarkisian: USC investigating Shaw’s heroic story

USC coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw's story to save his nephew from drowning.

Seattle Seahawks' Heath Farwell, right, leans down as he helps his son Beau, 1, try on his helmet as other son Brock, 3, stands nearby after an NFL football camp practice Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

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The Seahawks trim roster to 75

The Seattle Seahawks made roster moves with seven players today, including special teams star Heath Farwell, to reach the NFL mandated roster limit of 75.

New Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik speaks at a news conference introducing Lloyd McClendon Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Seattle. McClendon spent eight patient seasons as a coach waiting for another opportunity to be a major league manager after his stint in Pittsburgh. The Mariners are giving McClendon that chance and formally introduced him on Thursday as their new manager.

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Seattle gives GM Zduriencik multi-year extension

The Seattle Mariners have rewarded general manager Jack Zduriencik with a multi-year extension with the club in playoff contention late in the season.

Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan watches a kick during warmups before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Seattle.

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Ryan mostly a spectator during Seattle’s preseason

For two straight weeks, Ryan stood on the Seattle Seahawks sideline as a spectator. Getting paid essentially to stand by and watch.

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USC investigating Josh Shaw’s ‘hero’ claim

USC is looking into whether the star player actually hurt himself the way he says he did.

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U.S. consumer confidence hits near 7-year high

U.S. consumer confidence rose in August to its highest level since October 2007.

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Spy flights over Syria begin

The surveillance flights could pave the way for airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria.

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California to require ‘kill switches’ on smartphones

Phones will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen in an effort to stem an epidemic of theft.

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Ashton Kutcher named TV’s highest-paid actor

The "Two and a Half Men" star is laughing all the way to the bank.

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Angela Bassett shrugs off controversy over Whitney Houston biopic

The actress-turned-director says she isn't concerned with the naysayers.

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Bells do well in post season awards

The West Coast Baseball League has released its post-season awards and the league champion Bellingham Bells have done very well.

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Djokovic, Sharapova sparkle after others toil

A steamy first day proved more than a little stressful for several of the U.S. Open favorites.

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You can buy a never-before-seen Beatles pic for $150

Rare photographs of a 1964 concert will go on sale next month.

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WATCH: Weird Al performs TV show songs

The funnyman treats Emmy viewers to a mashup of realistic show themes from hits including "Mad Men" and "Game of Thrones."

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It’s official: Burger King is buying Tim Horton’s

The fast food king will buy the Canadian coffee chain to create the third-largest quick service restaurant group.

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NFL, FIFA, others in “think tank” on concussions

Officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together for better ways to identify and treat concussions.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 26.

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Slow down! Refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play

College football officials have formalized pace-of-play procedures in an effort to slow the game down.

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7 smartphone photography tricks

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Upgrade from the selfie with these seven awesome photo tricks.

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USC’s Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue¬†

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian watches his players train during NCAA college football practice Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Los Angeles.

USC coach Steve Sarkisian says the Trojans are "extremely disappointed in Josh." Shaw is a team captain and a key starter

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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

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Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

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Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

In this Aug. 16, 2014, photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice (27) carries during an NFL preseason football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test, meanwhile, means Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will miss a full year.

Critics of the NFL's arbitrary policy toward domestic violence point to the contrast between the punishments

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Motley Crue stars mock Justin Bieber’s antics

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Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx say the "Baby" hitmaker's attempts to be a "bad boy" are lame.

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