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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 2.

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Home comforts a bonus for Watson at The Greenbrier

Masters champion Bubba Watson hopes to make the most of his home advantage as he bids for a third PGA Tour victory of the year.

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Extra-time goals ‘knockout’ United States

Extra-time goals sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited United States and set up a World Cup quarter-final clash with Argentina.

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PHOTOS: Belgium deals ‘knockout’ blow

Time just wasn't on America's side, as the U.S. lost 2-1 to be eliminated from the World Cup.

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Majority of Washington residents back Redskins name

Most Washington-area residents said the team should keep its name, but also said they believe the team will likely have to change it.

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What a howler! World Cup teaches U.S. fans new lingo

Fixtures have nothing to do with plumbing, kit means uniform, and clean sheet is a shutout. The World Cup is teaching Americans a whole new vocabulary.

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Sterling’s mental fitness won’t feature at Clippers trial

The trial, set to start Monday, will decide whether Shelly Sterling can become the sole controlling trustee of the family trust that owns the team.

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Kidd goes to Bucks after Drew fired

The Brooklyn Nets have allowed coach Jason Kidd to pursue an opportunity with Milwaukee after the Bucks fired head coach Larry Drew.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, July 1.

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France eliminates Nigeria, Suarez says ‘sorry’

France reached the World Cup quarter-finals, while Uruguay striker Luis Suarez broke his silence to apologize for biting.

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Pistorius trial resumes after psychiatric tests

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has resumed after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, June 30.

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Facebook scores record 1B interactions for World Cup

With 1 billion posts, likes and comments, the tournament is the most talked-about event in Facebook's history.

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U.S. plans to attack unbeaten Belgium

America is preparing for "war" in Tuesday's last-16 World Cup clash.

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Nadal withdraws from Toronto, Cincinnati events

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Rafa Nadal will miss two U.S. Open tune-up events due to a wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the year's final grand slam.

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Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop being mad all the time’

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The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."

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Study: Kids like new, healthier school lunches

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A recent study suggests that most elementary age students like eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.

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Sugar tax could be coming to your soda

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A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

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Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.