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Klinsmann sets U.S. on path to higher goals

After stunning wins over two European superpowers, coach Juergen Klinsmann's "get-tough" policy of taking on the world's best appears to be vindicated.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Friday, June 12.

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Armstrong: I’m portrayed as ‘cycling’s Voldemort’

The disgraced cycling star will still ride parts of this year's Tour de France for charity despite not feeling very popular in the world of sport.

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Baseball, softball apply for 2020 Olympic Games

The sports hope to earn back the spot they lost after 2008.

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All tied up: Saad’s winner helps even series

The story of the Stanley Cup finals continues to be the power of one.

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How well do Warriors ‘fans’ know their team?

There's bandwagon fans, and then there's people who don't know Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham are from Fleetwood Mac and not the NBA.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, June 11.

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French Open ‘grunts’ set to music

You'll never listen to tennis the same way again.

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American Medical Association adopts youth sports concussion policy

The policies are intended to lower the risk of brain injuries and call for prompt diagnosis and medical care.

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NBA Finals: Top 5 plays of Game 3

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are halfway to the first championship in franchise history.

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FIFA to kick off Blatter succession process in July

Scandal-hit FIFA will hold an extraordinary executive committee meeting to discuss the election to replace president Sepp Blatter, who announced his resignation last week.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, June 10.

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WATCH: John Oliver’s FIFA challenge

The "Last Week Tonight" host makes good on his promise.

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Need a ride? Call a Dolphin

Call for an Uber driver and you may get a Dolphin ... a Miami Dolphin.

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MLB: Swanson taken first overall

The Arizona Diamondbacks have used the first overall pick in the Major League baseball draft to take slugging Vanderbilt shortstop…

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Lightning strikes to take series lead

Tampa Bay shrugged off beat the Blackhawks 3-2, giving them a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final.

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Americans bring Women’s World Cup to life

The United States rose to the top of the "Group of Death" with a 3-1 win over Australia in front of a raucous crowd.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, June 9.

In this Dec. 10, 2012 photo, New England Patriots' Brandon Spikes watches from the bench in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass. Massachusetts State Police are investigating after a damaged 2011 Mercedes-Maybach belonging to Spikes was found abandoned in the median of Interstate 495 with front-end damage at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Foxborough.

Patriots cut Brandon Spikes amid accident investigation

New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was released by the team on Monday, less than a month after it signed him.

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 file photo Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock in court in Pretoria, South Africa, where Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius faces sentencing this week.

Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole in August

Oscar Pistorius is set to be released from prison on parole after serving 10 months for culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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