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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 5.

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Bennett Lands No. 30 Player In Nation

Tony Bennett lands a HUGE recruit.

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Former UVA Standout Shines For Orioles

Former UVA star pitcher earns second major league start and his second win.

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After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

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WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

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Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Prosecutors: Hernandez tipster had sex ties with ex-NFL star

Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of hte big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. PRICE DEBUTS FOR JAYS…

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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

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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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories making headlines, Monday, Aug. 3.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the major sporting events happening this weekend.

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This week’s best sports shots

A look back at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.

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Urban Meyer, ‘trademarked’ coach

Ohio State University is taking steps to ensure the name of football coach Urban Meyer doesn't show up on knock-off apparel.

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Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing has become the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games.

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Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks

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Some big stars in college football are getting trademarks for their names, nicknames and taglines.

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This football MVP is a real ‘dummy’

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Dartmouth football’s new MVP is a remote controlled Mobile Virtual Player designed to allow athletes to practice tackling with fewer injuries.

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Ex-San Francisco 49ers player Ray McDonald charged with rape

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The former defensive end has been charged with rape by intoxication, and current 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with sexual battery of the same woman on the same night.