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Cespedes defends Home Run Derby title in Minnesota rain

Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespede is only the second player to successfully defend baseball's Home Run Derby title.

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Akron plans party for LeBron’s homecoming

Northeast Ohio is planning to welcome the King home in style.

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On break from murder trial, Pistorius in night club altercation

South African Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a night club just days after his lawyers wrapped up their defense in his murder trial.

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Ravens cornerback Smith arrested in Baltimore nightclub

The Baltimore Ravens was arrested over the weekend giving the team the highest arrest record in the NFL since last season.

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Top 10 most memorable World Cup moments

From swashbuckling goals to inglorious exits, on-field shenanigans to sideline lunacy, the World Cup was packed with memorable moments.

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WATCH: Metallica’s ‘This is SportsCenter’ ad

Metallica offers the staff at ESPN free guitar lessons and try to write intro songs for golf.

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World Cup was biggest social media event ever

Brazil's World Cup was the biggest social media event in history.

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Woods drawn with Stenson and Cabrera at Hoylake

Tiger Woods will play alongside twice major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina and second-ranked Swede Henrik Stenson in the first round of the British Open.

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NBA: Anthony makes NY return official, Deng to Miami

Carmelo Anthony made his return to the New York Knicks official, while the Miami Heat made a move to reload following the exit of LeBron James.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, July 14.

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Rihanna parties with World Cup winners Germany

SEE THE PICTURES: The "Umbrella" hitmaker and huge soccer fan enjoyed a win with German players.

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Babe Ruth’s contract sells for $1M

A contract signed by the baseball legend in 1918 has sold for more than $1 million at auction.

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PHOTOS: Germany wins 2014 World Cup

Germany substitute Mario Goetze volleyed in a brilliant goal seven minutes from the end of extra time to clinch a 1-0 victory over Argentina.

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Goal from Goetze lifts Germany to World Cup win

The win is Germany's first as a united country. West Germany won the World Cup in 1954, 1974 and 1990.

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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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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas

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Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

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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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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.

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Western Mass Firefighters Working Out West

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Nine Western Massachusetts firefighters have been deployed to Washington State to help battle wildfires there.