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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 5.

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Suns’ P.J. Tucker gets jail time in drunken driving case

The Phoenix Suns forward was sentenced to jail and house arrest after pleading guilty to "super extreme" drunk driving.

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Ohio forgives LeBron for leaving

All is forgiven in Ohio when it comes to the King's homecoming.

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton passes in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Cleveland.

Bengals’ QB Andy Dalton signs multiyear deal

Dalton has passed for more than 3,000 yards in each of his three seasons. He led the Bengals to an 11-5 record and AFC North title in 2013. He set career highs with 33 touchdown passes and 20 interceptions.

Washington Wizards' John Wall (2) in action during the second half of game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series against the Indiana Pacers Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Indianapolis. Indiana defeated Washington 86-82.

AP Source: US cuts Wall, Beal, Millsap, down to 16

With Paul George lost to a broken right leg, the Americans will have to drop four more players before the World Cup of Basketball later this month in Spain.

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NFL sideline tech inches forward with addition of tablets

The devices will be used by players and coaches to view aerial photos of previous plays.

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Bon Jovi wants to keep Bills in Buffalo

The rocker says if he is successful in buying the NFL franchise, he has no plans to move it.

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PHOTOS: Football Hall of Fame inducts 7

The Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomed seven new members during induction ceremonies on Saturday.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 4.

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PHOTOS: NFL Hall of Fame Game kicks off season

The annual Hall of Fame game marks the opening of the NFL season.

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Giants beat Bills in Hall of Fame game

Giants back-up QB Ryan Nassib hurled a 73 yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to start the NFL preseason with a bang.

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Giants rally late to beat Bills 17-13 in HOF Game

Giants win opener to kick off 2014 preseason

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a shot on the 16th fairway during the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014.

McIlroy wins Bridgestone Invitational and goes back to No. 1

Rory McIlroy rallied from a three-shot deficit to win the Bridgestone Invitational and return to No. 1 in the world.

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Dale Jr. completes season sweep at Pocono

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the lead off the final restart with three laps left and won Sunday to complete a season sweep at Pocono Raceway.

Tiger Woods answers questions at his news conference during the final practice day for the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Akron, Ohio.

Woods withdraws from Bridgestone

Tiger Woods had to withdraw from the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational today after experiencing more back pain.

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.

Letter: Bon Jovi wants Bills to succeed in Buffalo

Jon Bon Jovi says his prospective ownership group wants the Bills to succeed in Buffalo.

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Brooks kicks off Hall of Fame ceremonies

Brooks was the first of the seven-member 2014 class to open the induction ceremony in Canton on Saturday night.

Indiana Pacers' Roy Hibbert (55) and Paul George celebrate during the second half of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Indianapolis. Indiana defeated Miami 107-96.

Doctors say George faces long rehab process

Paul George's recovery from a gruesome right leg injury could take a year or more, doctors say.

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Sergio holds onto lead at Bridgestone

Sergio Garcia has posted a 3-under 67 and leads the Bridgestone Invitational by three shots after three rounds.

Indiana Pacers' Paul George (24) in action

George suffers serious leg injury in US exhibition

George has undergone successful surgery on his injured right leg and is expected to remain in the hospital for about three days.

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) signals at the line of scrimmage behind offensive tackle Eric Fisher (72), guard Geoff Schwartz (74), and next to fullback Anthony Sherman (42) against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

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