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NFL: Redskins fail to restore voided trademarks

The Washington Redskins have lost an emotionally charged battle over whether the team's name is an ethnic slur.

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Sharapova manning barricades to halt Serena march

For all her on-court positivity, Sharapova has become a punching bag for Williams since 2004, the year she stunned the tennis world by beating the American to the Wimbledon title.

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‘Rat’ strap aims to protect heads in the NFL

Small, but mighty, this groundbreaking technology could help protect against concussions and brain injury.

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Bruce Jenner’s Olympic Torch up for auction

The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch carried through Nevada is going on the auction block where it could fetch $20,000 or more.

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L.A. stages raucous rally for U.S. women’s soccer team

Members of the U.S. team wore shirts at Tuesday's rally emblazoned with the words "World Champions."

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 8.

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Embattled Ray Rice still waiting for another shot at the NFL

Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice is waging an unrelenting crusade to get back on the field nearly a year after being booted from the National Football League - along with his $35 million contract - over a heinous case of domestic abuse.

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Mayweather stripped of title he won in Pacquiao fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules.

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FSU QB Johnson off team after video shows him punching woman

Freshman De'Andre Johnson faces misdemeanor battery charges.

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NASCAR driver walks away from incredible wreck

Austin Dillon walked away from a dramatic wreck at the finish line of the Daytona International Speedway and it was all caught on camera.

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Record 25M watch Women’s World Cup final on TV

The ratings set a new high for any soccer match televised in America.

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Boston bomber wants a new trial

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, July 7.

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MLB: 4 Royals elected All-Star starters

Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.

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Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

A contest featuring the sisters, who between them have hoisted the Rosewater Dish 10 times, should have been a blockbuster but turned out to be yet another awkward anti-climax.

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McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

Rory McIlroy's defense of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt.

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WATCH: Women’s World Cup highlights

A true explosion of goals between the United States and Japanese made for a very entertaining Women's World Cup Final.

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U.S. triumph caps truly global Women’s World Cup

The United States returned to the pinnacle of women's soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory.

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Hot dog eating champ Joey Chestnut dethroned

Matt Stonie upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory at the annual extreme eating contest.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, July 6. COLE GETS NO. 12,…

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U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

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Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Safety regulators fine Chrysler record $105 million

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The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.

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Race to succeed Blatter is ‘poker’ game: FIFA executive member

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A number of candidates are expected to vie for the chance to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.

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New hopes for David Beckham’s Miami soccer dream

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The retired England captain announced his plans to create a new Major League Soccer (MLS) team in the city in February, 2014 but his attempts stalled a few months later.