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More Americans succumb to World Cup fever

The U.S. may not yet be in love with football, but more Americans became fans as the World Cup in Brazil progressed.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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LeBron James headed back home

LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers: "I'm ready to accept the challenge. I'm coming home."

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Game of 2 popes: Vatican plays down World Cup rivalry

With Argentina meeting Germany in the World Cup final, the Vatican brushed aside talk of soccer rivalry between Argentine Pope Francis and his predecessor Benedict, a German.

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Argentina, Germany start final tuning

Argentina and Germany are both back at work, secretly hatching plans for Sunday's World Cup final.

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Shelly Sterling says husband ‘happy’ with $2B Clippers sale

The estranged wife of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling testified that her husband was eager for her to sell the NBA team.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, July 11.

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Ted Williams mini-series in the works

The late American sports star will be getting the small screen treatment.

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The last nine finals featuring Argentina and Germany

Argentina and Germany have appeared in nine previous World Cup finals and two against each other.

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McIlroy blows hot with course record 64 in Scotland

Rory McIlroy made light work of windy conditions to fire a course record seven-under 64 in the first round of the Scottish Open.

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Suarez loses appeal of biting ban

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez, banned from soccer for four months for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match, has lost his appeal.

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Sterling calls wife a ‘pig,’ says Clippers not for sale

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lashed out at his estranged wife at a trial over the $2 billion sale of the NBA team.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 10.

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Argentina into World Cup finals on penalties

Argentina will play Germany in a repeat of the 1986 and 1990 finals - the first time the same two teams will have faced each other three times in the decider.

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Cavs make salary room, Heat to make pitch to LeBron

Miami is poised to make a pitch to retain the free agent, while the Cavaliers freed up salary cap room in a bid to lure James back to Cleveland.

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Messi’s Argentina face Netherlands in last four

Lionel Messi's Argentina will seek to join the Germans in the final when they take on 2010 runners-up the Netherlands in Sao Paulo.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 9.

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Combative Sterling says Clippers worth more than $2B

Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling sparred with his estranged wife's attorney, interrupting and shouting during testimony, saying he wants to keep the team.

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Idina Menzel to perform National Anthem at All-Star game

The "Let It Go" hitmaker will do the honors before baseball's All-Star game next week.

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Sublime Germany stun the world with rout of Brazil

Germany inflicted the most shocking result in World Cup history, crushing hosts Brazil 7-1 in the semi-final match.

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ is the best yet

Andy Serkis as Caesar in a scene from the film, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

Darker, more intense and deeply satisfying, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" takes a good thing and makes it better.

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Game of 2 popes: Vatican plays down World Cup rivalry

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With Argentina meeting Germany in the World Cup final, the Vatican brushed aside talk of soccer rivalry between Argentine Pope Francis and his predecessor Benedict, a German.

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Complex characters, scripts boost Netflix’s Emmy nods

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The unconventional approach to TV netted 31 Emmy nominations, a major achievement for a company that plunged into original programing just last year.

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