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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Texas on Tuesday by local health officials, who said it likely was contracted through sex and not a mosquito bite, a day after the World Health Organization declared an international public health emergency.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Feb. 3

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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3 days ago in Viral Videos

If soda commercials were honest

Enjoy some sugary acid water today!

In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

3 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 3

A look back at some of the biggest stories in Hollywood history.

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Lady Gaga to perform ‘multisensory’ Bowie tribute at Grammys

Lady Gaga will lead what organizers called an "experiential tribute" to late British singer David Bowie.

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Yahoo to say it is exploring ‘strategic alternatives’

Yahoo Inc is expected to announce on Tuesday that it is exploring "strategic alternatives".

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3 days ago in World

WHO says on watch for spread of Zika virus to Africa, Asia

The Zika virus linked to a microcephaly outbreak in Latin America could spread to Africa and Asia.

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3 days ago in Weird

Google buys ‘Google’ for just over $6,000

A Massachusetts graduate student who pointed out a glitch that allowed him to briefly "own" the world's most heavily trafficked website has been rewarded by Google.

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3 days ago in Sports

Survey: NFL players question teams’ attitudes on health

An Associated Press survey of 100 NFL players finds that fewer than half think the league's clubs, coaches and team doctors have the athletes' best interests at heart when it comes to health and safety.

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3 days ago in Lifestyle

Americans say they are trying to cut sugar intake

A new poll shows the general public is increasingly concerned about links between high-sugar diets and levels of obesity.

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4 days ago in Weird

Eagles vs Drones: Dutch police eye birds to prey on drones

It may sound like a flight of fancy, but Dutch police are considering using birds of prey to swoop down and pluck rogue drones out of the sky.

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20 years on, TV series brings O.J. Simpson case full circle on race

"The People v. O.J. Simpson," a 10-episode drama series starting on the FX network on Feb. 2, sets the 1994 arrest, year-long trial and acquittal of one of America's best-loved sporting heroes firmly in the arena of the nation's still troubled history of race relations.

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4 days ago in Sports

Love him or hate him, Newton blossoms in run to Super Bowl

Whether viewed as electrifying and flamboyant or as egotistical and annoying, Cam Newton stands tall as the one-of-a-kind quarterback of the Carolina Panthers.

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It’s Fluff vs Ruff in annual Puppy Bowl

Dozens of dogs got ready for action for the latest production of the Puppy Bowl, which aims to raise awareness about pet adoption.

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Snedeker wins without hitting shot on Monday

American Brandt Snedeker won the weather-hit Farmers Insurance Open without hitting a shot on Monday as his closest pursuers succumbed to brutal conditions in southern California.

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NCAA: Emmert gets contract extension

The NCAA says its board of governors has voted to extend the contract of President Mark Emmert for three years, through October 2020.

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4 days ago in National, World

ISIS pushed back in Iraq, Syria, but a threat in Libya: Kerry

An international coalition is pushing back Islamic State militants in their Syrian and Iraqi strongholds but the group is threatening Libya and could seize the nation's oil wealth, U.S Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

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4 days ago in Sports

Super models, super heroes add up to Super strange Media Day

Media Day was transformed into Opening Night for Super Bowl 50 but the switch to prime time did nothing to change the zany tone on Monday as super models and super heroes mingled with giants of sports journalism.

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4 days ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Super Bowl babies

Seal and a bunch of "babies" come together to highlight what happens after the big game.

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3 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events.

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The week’s best sports shots

Mark Macaspac leaps off the Super Bowl 50 sign inside Super Bowl City Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in San Francisco. The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

A look at some of the biggest moments and best plays in sports this week.

4 hours ago in Sports

Broncos, Panthers set to deliver Super finish to season

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The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers are primed to provide a grand finish worthy of a landmark Super Bowl 50 on Sunday and cap a season of celebration by the National Football League.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

7 hours ago in Lifestyle

Smoking bans lead to better national health

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People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.