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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is the latest sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Vikings reach settlement with former punter Kluwe

Minnesota reached a settlement with former punter Chris Kluwe over his claim that he was released by the team for supporting same-sex marriage.

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Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

A cancer survivor and hero to millions, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France victories and banned for life from racing.

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Ohio State QB Miller out for season

The Ohio State Buckeyes will be without their star quarterback in 2014.

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Suarez pledges to never bite again

The Barcelona striker was officially presented to fans at an event delayed because of his suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup.

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Oklahoma suspends top freshman RB for entire season

Joe Mixon, one of the school's top recruits in 2014, will miss the entire college football season.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here are the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Aug. 19.

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Jay Z sets sights on boxing

The rapper-turned-sports agent is venturing into boxing and has his sights set on turning unknown fighters into celebrities.

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With Sterling saga over, Ballmer gets ovation from Clipper Nation

With his trademark rambunctious enthusiasm, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Clippers fans, promising a new era for the NBA team.

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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.

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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.

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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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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NFL considers tougher standards on domestic violence

The NFL is considering tougher penalties for domestic violence in the wake of the uproar created by the two-game ban for Ravens running back Ray Rice.

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Redskins appeal trademark ruling

The Washington Redskins filed an appeal to overturn a decision that canceled trademarks considered disparaging to Native Americans.

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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A member of One Direction is legal and a longtime TV personality celebrates his 73rd birthday.

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Joan Rivers stable after health emergency

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Comedienne Joan Rivers is in stable condition at a New York hospital after losing her breath during a routine surgery.

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Jimmy Fallon to lead Leno tribute

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The former "Tonight Show" host will be honored and his predecessor will be a big part of the ceremonies.

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Boy’s hilarious reaction to baby news

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This little boy is NOT excited about being a big brother again, but his reaction is priceless.

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Dad catches daughter taking selfies

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This teenage girl takes more photos of herself in this 58-second video, than you have all year.