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AP Source: LeBron opts out, Heat dropping Beasley

LeBron James will be a free agent on July 1.

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FIFA scandal to get Hollywood treatment

Actor-director Ben Affleck will help produce a film about the corruption scandal that has rocked world soccer.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports stories, Monday June 29. MEET THE MATZ, MEET THE MATZ New…

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter attends a news conference at the Kubok Sodruzhestva (Commonwealth Cup) youth soccer tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he has received personal assurances from Russian President Vladimir Putin that the country's economic problems will not affect its ability to host the 2018 World Cup.

FIFA: Blatter not making U-turn on pledge to leave office

In the midst of an international scandal, Sepp Blatter says he stands by his plans to leave office.

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Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp charged with domestic abuse

The Hall of Fame defensive tackle faces three counts of domestic abuse, just months after his arrest for soliciting a prostitute.

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Welcome to the big leagues: Every first-round pick in the ’15 NBA draft

Check out the shock and surprise as some of basketball's best make it to the big time.

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Timberwolves take Towns in top pick, Russell goes second

Kentucky's versatile big man Karl-Anthony Towns was the first overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft but surprises followed at Barclays Center on Thursday.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, June 26.

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Rookies arrive in NYC for NBA draft

Some of the NBA hopefuls are enjoying their time in the Big Apple before tonight's draft.

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Oscar De La Hoya considering comeback

The boxer is seriously considering a return to the ring for a blockbuster fight with either Floyd Mayweather, Jr. or Gennady Golovkin.

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PGA: Travelers preview

The PGA heads to the TPC River Highlands, one of the shortest - and most challenging - courses on the tour.

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NHL: League opens formal expansion process

The National Hockey League has given the go-ahead to opening a formal expansion process but that there is no guarantee any new franchises will ultimately be awarded.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, June 25.

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Boston bomber apologizes to victims as he’s formally sentenced to die

Parents of the dead and some of the scores wounded in the Boston Marathon attack confronted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, calling him "cowardly" at a hearing where he was formally sentenced to death.

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WATCH: Cubs fan catches ball while holding baby

A man holding a baby made a great barehanded catch over the glove of Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, prompting a replay review.

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Ohio lawmakers delay action on Rose reinstatement

Lawmakers were set to vote on a resolution urging the MLB to reinstate the all-time hits leader and make him eligible for the Hall of Fame.

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Tom Brady awaits NFL’s decision on Deflategate suspension appeal

The Patriots QB is fighting his four-game suspension for participating in a scheme to deflate footballs.

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A pug’s-eye view of Dodger Stadium

Dog life and sports correspondent Gizmo T. Pug, reporting.

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