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Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson works on footwork as quarterback's coach Matt LaFleur, right, and quarterback Malik Zaire, left, look on Saturday Aug. 9, 2014 in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame opens the season against Rice at home Saturday Aug. 30.

Golson regains job as Notre Dame’s starting QB

Everett Golson has reclaimed the job as Notre Dame's starting quarterback after missing last season because of academic impropriety.

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Orioles place 3B Machado on DL with knee injury

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right knee ligament.

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig speaks during a news conference following baseball meetings at the Otesaga Hotel on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in Cooperstown, N.Y.

MLB owners meet to elect next commissioner

MLB owners have begun two days of meetings that could lead to the election of Commissioner Bud Selig's successor.

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‘Dog’ joins manhunt for wanted MMA fighter

Reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman is joining the manhunt for a professional fighter whose ex-girlfriend has accused him of a brutal attack.

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Feds huddle over NFL blackout rules

The head of the Federal Communications Commission says it's time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.

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Kevin Durant comment costs Raptors $25K

Rapper Drake has violated NBA rules and cost his hometown team a $25,000 fine.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 13.

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Venus falls at first hurdle in Cincinnati

Venus Williams, fresh off a stirring run to last week's Montreal final, ran out of gas as she fell to 16th seeded Czech Lucie Safarova.

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With Clippers deal in hand, Ballmer turns focus to fans

Steve Ballmer completed a $2 billion purchase of the Clippers, ending an ugly saga involving former owner Donald Sterling who was banned for life.

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Probe into death involving NASCAR’s Stewart to take 2 weeks

The investigation continues into the death of a race car driver at a New York race track.

Tim Tebow answers a question during a interview on the set of ESPN's new SEC Network in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Tebow has a new job as a commentator for the SEC Network, but is still looking for work in the NFL as a quarterback.

Tebow ready for new job with SEC Network that debuts Thursday

The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year

File - In this Aug. 9, 2013 file photo, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai presents his dissent during a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hearing at the FCC in Washington. Pai is asking the nation’s largest hotel chains whether they require guests to dial 9 before 911 in the wake of a Texas girl’s struggle to call for help while her mother was being stabbed.

FCC’s Pai supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules

A commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission says it's time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.

Denver Broncos' Danny Trevathan (59) is tackled by Lerentee McCray (55) during a drill at NFL football training camp on Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014, in Englewood, Colo. Trevathan was later injured and carted off the field.

Broncos linebacker Trevathan out 6-8 weeks

Denver Broncos leading tackler Danny Trevathan is out six to eight weeks after fracturing his left knee

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with James Rodriguez, right, after scoring the second goal during the UEFA Super Cup soccer match between Real Madrid and Sevilla in Cardiff City Stadium, in Cardiff, Wales, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

Ronaldo double clinches Super Cup for Real Madrid

Ronaldo scored twice to win the UEFA Super Cup for Real Madrid

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Tigers P Verlander has right shoulder inflammation

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus says an MRI on Verlander's shoulder revealed no structural damage but the Cy Young winner will likely miss at least one start

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Clippers $2B sale to Steve Ballmer finalized

It's official: Donald Sterling, the former CEO banned by the NBA for racist remarks, no longer owns the L.A. Clippers.

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Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on ‘possible improbabilities’

After 41 days of testimony and drama, Pistorius's freedom may be coming to an end.

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PBS show hits baseball treasure trove

The PBS series "Antiques Roadshow" says it hit a home run with a collection of 1870s Boston baseball memorabilia.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Aug. 12.

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‘Grieving’ Stewart’s fate hangs on driver death probe

Investigators have yet to find any evidence of criminal behavior by NASCAR veteran Tony Stewart in the death of a young dirt-track racer.

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Reports: Broncos WR Welker suspended for 4 games

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A football before the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

Wes Welker is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, according to published reports.

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49ers’ Harbaugh won’t tolerate domestic violence

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San Francisco 49ers' defensive tackle Ray McDonald (91) against the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011.

Jim Harbaugh gave stern comments about the topic Tuesday during his radio show on KNBR-AM, two days after 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested on felony domestic violence charges.

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Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

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Paul McCartney urges Scots to shun independence

Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

Paul McCartney has signed an open letter to Scottish voters urging them to choose 'No' in a crucial poll over plans for the nation to break away from the rest of the U.K.

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Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

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