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Former NFL New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, accused of killing 27-year-old semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd, is brought to court for a motion hearing in Attleborough, Massachusetts, August 30, 2013.

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez moving to Boston jail

A Massachusetts judge agreed to transfer Hernandez closer to his lawyers as he prepares for two trials where he will face charges of murdering three men.

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Lawyers: Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

Attorneys Sol Weiss and Christopher Seeger said in a statement that Monday's decision represents "an extraordinary settlement" for the plaintiffs.

The Target Field logo during a game against the Kansas City Royals during a baseball game, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Minneapolis.

Target Field debuts self-serve beer station

The Minnesota Twins say Target Field is the first major league ball park to serve beer from a vending machine.

Germany's sprinter Marcel Kittel crosses the finish line ahead of celebrates on the podiums, bottom right, to win the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 155 kilometers (96.3 miles) with start in Cambridge and finish in London, England, Monday, July 7, 2014.

Kittel wins Tour de France 3rd stage in London

Marcel Kittel has led a sprint to win the 3rd stage of the Tour de France as cycling's greatest race entered London for its last leg before heading to France.

Charlotte Bobcats' Josh McRoberts (11) reacts after being called with a foul during the closing seconds in Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Miami Heat, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Miami. The Heat defeated the Bobcats 101-97.

Agent: Heat, F Josh McRoberts agree on 4-year deal

Josh McRoberts has agreed to sign a four-year contract with the Miami Heat, a deal that could be worth about $23 million.

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Tampa Bay Rays use ‘Jenny’ to pick starting lineup

Joe Maddon went with what he calls his "Tommy Tutone lineup" — named after the group's 1980s hit: "867-5309/Jenny."

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Australian TV airs Pistorius shooting ‘re-enactment’

With Pistorius' murder trial still underway, lawyers said the "visual mapping" re-enactment was for trial preparation and alleged it had been "obtained illegally."

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, July 7.

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Orioles’ Cruz, Yankees’ Jeter make All-Star rosters

Nelson Cruz was named to the All-Star Game, one season after serving a 50-game suspension in conjunction with baseball's performance-enhancing drugs scandal.

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Clippers sale hangs in balance as trial begins

A trial begins in a Los Angeles court today to determine whether a $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers will go ahead.

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Dazzling Djokovic savors victory over Federer

After hours of mental torture, Novak Djokovic sank to his knees, crouched over the hallowed Wimbledon turf, and enjoyed the sweet taste of victory.

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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: Price & Rays blast Tigers

All-Star David Price came within an out of a complete game, and the Tampa Bay Rays climbed out of last place in the AL East with a 7-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night.

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NASCAR: Almirola wins at rain-shortened Daytona

Aric Almirola has won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway, putting Richard Petty's famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999.

Djokovic beats Federer for Wimbledon crown

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by holding off the Swiss star in five sets Sunday.

Oakland Athletics fans cheer before Game 1 of the American League baseball division series between the Athletics and the Detroit Tigers in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.

A’s & Cubs finalize blockbuster trade

Oakland acquired right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from Chicago for minor leaguers Addison Russell, Billy McKinney, Dan Straily and a player to be named. The deal was announced on Saturday.

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Browns WR Gordon charged with DWI

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after speeding down a street in Raleigh on Saturday, bringing the troubled Pro Bowler's already cloudy future into more doubt.

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Saturday Night Baseball on KPUG: Cleveland beats KC

House records 1st major-league win for Indians

Argentina fans celebrate their 1-0 victory over Belgium in a Quarter-Final World Cup match.

World Cup: Argentina & Netherlands reach semifinals

Gonzalo Higuain's first goal of this World Cup sent Argentina into the semifinals on Saturday with a 1-0 win over a disappointing Belgium.

Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic celebrates winning a point against Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic during their women’s singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday, July 3, 2014.

Kvitova overpowers Bouchard to win 2nd Wimbledon

Kvitova, the 2011 champion, put on a clinic of power tennis, ripping baseline winners off both wings and leaving Bouchard looking helpless. Kvitova won the final seven games, finishing with another clean winner — a cross-court backhand.

Oakland Athletics fans cheer before Game 1 of the American League baseball division series between the Athletics and the Detroit Tigers in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.

AP Source: A’s get Samardzija, Hammel from Cubs

Samardzija and Hammel give the two-time defending AL West champion A's a powerful punch to add to a rotation that includes Scott Kazmir, Sonny Gray and Tommy Milone.

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Study: Kids like new, healthier school lunches

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A recent study suggests that most elementary age students like eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.

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