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Ex-Cowboys player C.J. Spillman charged with sexual assault

Spillman, who has played six seasons in the NFL, is suspected of sexual assaulting a woman at a Dallas hotel.

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Federer and Kvitova feast on Wimbledon starters

The King of Cool began his quest for an eighth title.

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Chicago ships Saad to Columbus

The Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad as part of a seven-player deal.

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Blatter won’t attend Women’s World Cup final

Senior executives of Zurich-based FIFA were charged with corruption by prosecutors in the United States over bids for major soccer tournaments.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 1.

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WATCH: USA v. Germany World Cup highlights

Team U.S.A. triumphed in a battle of giants that went down to the wire.

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Americans reach World Cup final, earn another chance of glory

The veteran U.S. women's soccer team reached the final for the second time in a row.

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Football star tackles stage invader at Zac Brown gig

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt turned security guard.

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NBA: Wade to test free agent market

Dwyane Wade's 12-year stay with the Miami Heat could be ending.

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Swede Lidstrom headlines Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015

Nicklas Lidstrom, one of the NHL's most decorated defensemen and a trailblazing leader, was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the shrine's seven-member Class of 2015.

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Germany, U.S. set for ‘very heated’ World Cup semi-final

The German juggernaut will run into the U.S. wall as the top-ranked nations clash, with a spot in the Women's World Cup final on the line.

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Serena and Djokovic up and running at Wimbledon

The American 20-time grand slam champion has proved impressive.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories for Tuesday, June 30.

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Wimbledon gates swing open in bright sunshine

The All England Club gates swung open a week later than usual for the start of the 129th Wimbledon Championships.

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WATCH: Matz makes big debut with Mets

Welcome to the big leagues: Steven Matz drove in four runs on three hits and tossed 7 2/3 strong innings to earn the win in his debut.

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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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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids explain gay marriage

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Jimmy Kimmel took to the streets to see how America's future feels about the Supreme Court decision and the answers are hilarious.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

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About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S., Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

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The previous Cold War enemies agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, with the Cubans saying that could happen as soon as July 20.