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Johnson holds clubhouse lead at Whistling Straits

Dustin Johnson, so often the nearly man in recent majors, took advantage of relatively calm early conditions to take the clubhouse lead in the opening round of the 97th PGA Championship on Thursday.

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Fans prepare for ‘Rory and Jordan’ show at PGA

Clear skies and barely a breath of wind greeted the early starters at the PGA Championship on Thursday as golf fans prepared for the 'Rory and Jordan' show later in the day at Whistling Straits.

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Seattle’s Iwakuma has no-hitter against Orioles

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma threw a no-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday in a 3-0 victory that made him the just the second Japanese pitcher to accomplish the feat.

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Judge briefed on Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ suspension settlement talks

The NFL and the players union met with a judge on the status of settlement talks in their dispute over New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's "Deflategate" suspension.

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Ali gets first time honor

The boxing great will get some special hometown recognition from the University of Louisville.

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Home teams win all 15 games for first time in MLB history

When the Seattle Mariners beat Baltimore 6-5 in 10 innings, it marked the first time all 15 home teams won on the same day.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 12.

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Jets’ QB Smith KO’d by broken jaw

The Jets quickly released linebacker IK Enemkpali, who punched Smith, breaking the quarterback's jaw in two places.

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FIFA picks Olympic veteran Carrard to lead reform task force

FIFA says former Olympic official Francois Carrard will chair a task force overseeing reforms of football's governing body in the wake of corruption scandals.

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Serena’s U.S. Open buildup begins with questions

Serena Williams was in superb form as she began her U.S. Open buildup with an entertaining effort highlighted by a couple of cheeky returns and a few clear winners at a rainy Rogers Cup.

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Ex-NFL star Hernandez wants double-murder indictment thrown out

Lawyers for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, who is serving a life sentence for killing an acquaintance in 2013, have filed a motion to quash a separate double-murder indictment.

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Rory, Jordan share top billing at PGA Championship

The return from injury by Rory McIlroy to defend his title at this week's PGA Championship at Whistling Straits gives the year's final major extra spice as Jordan Spieth aims to carve out another slice of golf history.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 11.

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NASCAR’s Buddy Baker, winner of 1980 Daytona 500, dies

Baker, known as the "Gentle Giant" for his affable demeanor and 6-foot-6-inch frame, was a 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee and named in 1998 one of its 50 greatest drivers.

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Twitter huddles with NFL to tackle audience challenge

A two-year content and advertising deal announced Monday expands upon similar partnerships that Twitter forged with the NFL in 2013 and 2014.

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WATCH: Best of 2015 Hall of Fame speeches

Watch a quick recap of all 2015 Hall of Fame inductees speeches, including the most hilarious and heartfelt moments from a crowd-pleasing night in Canton.

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Highlights from J.J. Henry’s clutch win at Barracuda Championship

In the final round of the Barracuda Championship, the only tournament on the PGA Tour to use the Modified Stableford system, J.J. Henry outplays Kyle Reifers to capture his third tour win.

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Blake Griffin channels ‘SpaceJam’ in dunk contest

This promises to be one silly shoe commercial.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Monday, Aug. 10.

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American football legend Frank Gifford dead

A star on the football field for the New York Giants and later a star in the broadcasting booth with the "Monday Night Football" team that helped popularize the NFL, died on Sunday at age 84.

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