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New hopes for David Beckham’s Miami soccer dream

The retired England captain announced his plans to create a new Major League Soccer (MLS) team in the city in February, 2014 but his attempts stalled a few months later.

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Pitchers and Pedro rule at Hall of Fame induction

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz became the first trio of pitchers inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in the same year as they joined Craig Biggio in Sunday's Class of 2015 at Cooperstown, New York.

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Briton Froome wins second Tour de France title

The 30-year-old Froome, a late bloomer who surged into the limelight when he took second place in the 2011 Tour of Spain, beat Colombian Nairo Quintana by one minute 12 seconds.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, July 27.

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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: Ortiz has career-high 7 RBIs as Red Sox rout Tigers

Ortiz, who had two three-run homers and an RBI single, and Xander Bogaerts each had four of the season-high 20 hits by the Red Sox.

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Biggio, Johnson, Martinez & Smoltz inducted into Cooperstown

Along with 40,000 fans there were some 49 living members of the Hall are on hand for the ceremony on a hot, sunny day.

United States soccer head coach Jurgen Klinsmann waits as he is introduced during a press conference in East Hartford, Conn. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The U.S. will host Ecuador in a friendly soccer match on Friday.

US soccer team to open World Cup qualifying in St. Louis

The 34th-ranked United States was drawn into Group C on Saturday for the fourth round.

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Kyle Busch sweeps weekend at Indy

His Indy victory moved him within 23 points of cracking the top 30 in the standings — where he needs to be to make NASCAR's championship race. It also gave Toyota its first Cup win at Indianapolis.

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Chris Froome wins the Tour de France, his second and Britain’s third

Froome took it easy on the last Stage 21, his work done having grimly resisted Quintana's last-ditch assault on his hard-won Tour lead on Saturday on the final Alpine ascent.

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Baseball Hall of Fame: Foursome left marks on game

Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle.

New York Yankees' designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hits a single in the first inning during a spring training baseball exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Tampa, Fla.

Rodriguez hits 3 homers, Yankees rally past Perkins, Twins

Alex Rodriguez hit three home runs in a game for the fifth time in his career and keyed a ninth-inning rally against All-Star closer Glen Perkins

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Edwards earns pivotal starting spot at Indianapolis

JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carl Edwards has won the pole for the Brickyard 400. Edwards…

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Panama beats US on penalty kicks for Gold Cup 3rd place

An inspired Panama team ended a trying week with a medal, beating the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third-place game

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Phillies’ Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years

Phillies ace Cole Hamels enhanced his trade value even more, becoming the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years

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Angels unveil “life-size” Mike Trout bobblehead doll

Mike Trout has become a larger-than-life ballplayer, and now has a bobblehead doll befitting his status.

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Tour de France: Froome is still No. 1

Froome lost several seconds to his main rival for the title: Colombia's Nairo Quintana, who began the stage 3:10 behind in second.

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NFL teams sending playoff letter to ticket holders

It's midsummer, yet NFL teams are reaching out to their season ticket holders about the playoffs

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Bucs’ C.J. Wilson placed on reserve/retired list

Wilson is recovering from losing two fingers on his right hand in a July 4 fireworks accident.

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ESPN says Cowherd won’t be on air after Dominican comments

The Colin Cowherd show will be replaced by the Ryen Russillo Show from 12pm -to-1pm on KPUG beginning Monday 7/27.

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Report: Ohio State’s Miller shifting from QB to receiver

Miller told SI.com on Thursday night that he plans to start the season in the H-back position and also hopes to return punts

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

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Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.

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Judge: St. Louis residents don’t need vote on stadium funds

In this Sept. 26, 2013 file photo, fans watch during the third quarter of an NFL football game between the St. Louis Rams and the San Francisco 49ers at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Pro football may have a firm foothold as America’s game, but in baseball-mad St. Louis the NFL is decidedly second fiddle. The St. Louis Cardinals can anticipate a red army at Busch Stadium for Game 5 of the World Series. Eight blocks away at the antiseptic Edward Jones Dome, the Monday Night Football matchup between the struggling St. Louis Rams and the Seattle Seahawks will likely feature a backdrop of thousands of empty seats.

The St. Louis Rams play in the Edward Jones Dome, which is outdated by NFL standards. The team is weighing a move to Los Angeles

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2′ trailer

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The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

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After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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