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Prigioni: U.S. vulnerable without big names

The United States will be missing its biggest names at the Aug. 30-Sept. 14 basketball World Cup.

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) runs the ball against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver.

Chiefs’ Charles sidelined by freak slip down hill

The status of running back Jamaal Charles remains in question after he missing preseason game because of a bruised foot.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pauses as he speaks to reporters following the NFL owners' fall meetings in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. New Orleans, Indianapolis and Minneapolis are the three finalists to host the NFL football championship game in 2018.

Colts’ Irsay seeks delay of trial on DWI charges

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay wants to delay his trial on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a March traffic stop.

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Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury

Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 18.

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Florida State starts on top

The defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.

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Madden ratings guru has the players’ attention

He's not a coach, a referee or a drug tester, but NFL players — and millions of fans — can't wait to see what he has to say.

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Serena wins Cincinnati title in final U.S. Open tune-up

Serena Williams finished in style to win her first title at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

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.

NFL preseason week 2 scoreboard

All the scores from week 2 in the NFL preseason

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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: Braves complete sweep of A’s

The Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game winning streak.

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Gordon races to first win at Michigan

Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.

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Defending champion Florida State is No.1

Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.

Serena Williams, of the United States, looks up at the scoreboard during her match against Francesca Schiavone, of Italy, in the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in New York.

Serena Williams wins Cincinnati, beating Ivanovic

Serena Williams won her elusive Cincinnati title on her sixth try, beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday in the Western & Southern Open.

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Sutherland shoots a 59

Kevin Sutherland made Champions Tour history with his second round 59 in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.

Indiana Pacers' Paul George responds to a question during a news conference Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. George hopes to make it back on the court next season despite the "freak accident" that caused a compound fracture in his right leg.

George still hopeful of returning this season

Paul George hopes to make it back on the court next season despite the "freak accident" that caused a compound fracture in his right leg.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

An interlocking ND is located on the 50 yard line shown here after the Installation of field turf is completed at Notre Dame football stadium Tuesday July 30, 2014 in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame is scheduled to open their season against Rice Saturday Aug. 30, 2014.

ND looking at 4 football players in academic probe

The school released a statement Friday saying it has notified the NCAA and that because of potential NCAA violations the four players are being held out of practice and completion until the conclusion of the investigation and the university honor code process.

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) celebrates with fans after a NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. The Chiefs won the game 17-16.

Chiefs WR Bowe suspended for season opener vs Tenn

Bowe issued a statement through the NFL Players' Association shortly after the suspension was announced in which he apologized for having to miss the Titans game on Sept. 7.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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NASCAR tells drivers to stay in car in wake of fatal crash

A new NASCAR rule forbids drivers from getting out of their cars during caution periods in races, following an on-track fatality last weekend.

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LLWS: Las Vegas spoils Mo’ne’s night, beats Philly 8-1

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The win puts Las Vegas in Saturday's U.S. title game and sends Philadelphia into an elimination game on Thursday night against Chicago's Jackie Robinson team.

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Hoyer gets starting job over Manziel

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) throws as Brian Hoyer, right, watches before a preseason NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.

Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starting quarterback over rookie Johnny Manziel.

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Jim Kelly’s follow-up exam shows no sign of cancer

FILE - In this April 4, 2014 file photo, former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly gestures during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Washington Wizards, in New York. Kelly established a charitable foundation in honor of a son who died of a rare neurological disorder. Now it's the Hall of Fame quarterback who needs assistance during what's been a yearlong battle with jaw and sinus cancer.

Jim Kelly shows no evidence of sinus cancer three months after the Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback completed radiation and chemotherapy treatments.

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Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

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Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.

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7 charged with trespassing at Ray Allen’s home

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Seven people accused of walking through an unlocked door at the home of former Miami Heat player Ray Allen have been charged with trespassing.

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