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Suit says NFL, DirecTV has created an illegal monopoly

A San Francisco bar has filed suit against the NFL and DirecTV over the league's Sunday Ticket package.

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Ronda Rousey takes aim at Floyd Mayweather, Jr. after ESPYs Win

The "Furious 7" star took home the ESPY for Best Fighter and made sure Floyd Mayweather, Jr. took notice.

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PREVIEW: The Open Championship

Here's a look at everything you need to know before The Open Championship at The Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland.

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WATCH: Steph Curry honors Lauren Hill at the ESPY Awards

The cancer fighting college basketball player is honored posthumously for bringing us this year's "Best Moment" in sports.

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Caitlyn Jenner honoured at ESPY Awards, urges acceptance

Former Olympic gold medalist Caitlyn Jenner, who came out as transgender this year, was among the athletes honored during an emotional ESPY Awards ceremony.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, July 16.

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Tom Watson says 2016 Masters will be his Augusta finale

Watson made the announcement Wednesday during a news conference previewing what he expects will be his last British Open.

2013 E! Upfront Presentation - Arrivals

Featuring: Joel McHale
Where: New York, New York, United States
When: 22 Apr 2013
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ESPY’s tonight, Seattle’s Joel McHale is host

Joel McHale has landed the ultimate gig for a serious sports fan: hosting the ESPY Awards. The actor won't be shy about taking aim at the athletes he idolizes when he presides over the annual show honoring the year's best sports moments.

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Baseball’s All-Star Game draws record-low television rating

The AL's 6-3 win over the NL in Cincinnati on Tuesday night earned a 6.6 rating and 12 share on Fox. The previous low was a 6.8 in 2012.

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AP source: Chiefs, Houston reach 6-year, $101 million deal

The deal is not only the richest in franchise history but also the richest for a linebacker in NFL history. The only defensive player to sign for more is Ndamukong Suh, who reached a six-year, $114 million deal with Miami.

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Tour de France: Majka wins Stage 11, Froome remains overall leader

The 25-year-old Majka surged away on the ascent of the Tourmalet, the toughest of six climbs on Stage 11. He rode alone over the high-mountain pass, at an altitude of 2,115 meters and clung on to his lead for nearly 40 kilometers to win at Cauterets.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant heads for the end zone after catching a 68-yard pass for a touchdown during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in St. Louis.

AP source: Cowboys agree with Dez & Broncos sign Thomas before deadline

A person close to the negotiations says Dez Bryant has agreed to a five-year, $70 million contract with the Dallas. The deal with broke a stalemate that lasted months, and ended about an hour before the Wednesday deadline to get a multiyear deal done.

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Could pitch clocks speed play in the major leagues?

Baseball management is intrigued but the players' association thinks it is a horrible idea.

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Players to watch at The Open (besides Spieth)

Rickie Fowler leads the list of players who will challenge Jordan Spieth on the Old Course at St. Andrews, along with Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia, Paul Casey, and Luke Donald.

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Banned Rose honored as Reds legend before All-Star Game

Major League Baseball's all-time hits leader, is still serving a lifetime ban for having gambled on baseball but on Tuesday he was honored on the field prior to the All-Star Game in Cincinnati.

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Trout boosts American League to All-Star win

Mike Trout sparked the American League to a 6-3 victory over the National League in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday in Cincinnati and made Mid-Summer Classic history.

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Police: Ex-NFL QB McNabb posts ‘extreme DUI’

Donovan McNabb's blood-alcohol content was twice the legal limit when he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Arizona.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of today's big sports stories, Wednesday, July 15.

Los Angeles outfielder Mike Trout raises his trophy after winning the 2015 All-Star MVP award

Trout hits lead off homer, wins second straight MVP to lead AL All-Stars past NL

Trout became the first player in 38 years to homer leading off an All-Star game. Trout also became the ninth player to hit for an All-Star cycle in his entire career.

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Deron Williams joins hometown Mavs on 2-year, $10M contract

The Nets bought out the 31-year-old Williams to lower their payroll. They owed him $43 million in the final two years of the contract.

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Mayweather announces Sept. 12 fight with Andre Berto

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Mayweather posted an announcement of the fight Tuesday on several social media outlets. The bout will be televised on pay-per-view by the Showtime network.

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Blue Jays’ Aaron Sanchez suspended 3 games, John Gibbons 1

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Sanchez has been suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one for their roles in Sunday's brawling game between the Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals.

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NFL union releases Brady testimony in “Deflategate”

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The NFL Players Association released the 457-page transcript of his June testimony in the deflated balls controversy in a filing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

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Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Legal case involving Ole Miss’ Tunsil, stepfather dismissed

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Both men had filed misdemeanor domestic violence charges against each other following an alleged fight in June. Lafayette County Justice Court records showed the charges were dismissed on Monday.

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