Here's a look at some of the major sporting events happening this weekend.
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Coach Lovie Smith officially named the first overall pick in the NFL draft his starting quarterback on Friday, saying the 2013 Heisman Trophy is ready for the role.
The Cole Hamels to the Rangers trade has also been consummated as the Phillies have parted ways with the lefty in part of an eight-player deal.
After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.
Ohio State University is taking steps to ensure the name of football coach Urban Meyer doesn't show up on knock-off apparel.
Beijing has become the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games.
Tom Brady's effort to void his four-game suspension was set back on Thursday as litigation embroiling the New England Patriots star quarterback was sent to a New York judge, who urged a speedy resolution to the "Deflategate" scandal.
Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories, Friday, July 31.
Houston, which also received right-hander Mike Fiers in the deal, sent four prospects to the Brewers: left-hander Josh Hader, right-hander Adrian Houser and outfielders Brett Phillips and Domingo Santana
Patriots coach Bill Belichick is stonewalling questions about deflated footballs for the second straight day, saying before the team's first practice of training camp on Thursday that he's only worried about the day's practice.
In a statement released about an hour before Big Ten media days began Thursday, the Buckeyes said the players violated department of athletics policy.
The Blue Jays sent left-handers Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt to the Tigers in the deal, which was announced by both teams Thursday.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says "stay tuned" for a regular-season game in Africa as Chris Paul and others prepare to play the league's first exhibition on the continent.
After the winter of their discontent, it's been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians.
"Salt water cowboys" round up dozens of horses for the tradition off the Virginia coast, now in its 90th year.
A museum devoted to the exploits of Tommy gun-wielding mobsters will open a permanent display exploring the "rampant corruption" of global soccer's scandal-rocked governing body.
The New England Patriots says there is "zero evidence" against him in the Deflategate scandal.
Tiger Woods hosts the 9th annual Quicken Loans National where there is bound to be an exciting finish at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club.