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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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PHOTOS: Soccer’s saddest fans

Fans across Brazil are shocked and saddened by their team's disappointing 7-1 loss to Germany.

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LeBron’s decision has basketball world holding its breath

On the four-year anniversary of a nationally televised special called "The Decision" LeBron James is again making the sports world wait.

The NFL logo is seen on a trailer parked near the New Meadowlands Stadium March 14, 2011 file photo.

Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.

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Sleeping Yankees fan suing ESPN for $10M

WATCH: A Yankees fan who fell asleep sometime before the fourth inning says he was mocked on national TV.

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Cavs believe LeBron is listening to their pitch

Sources say the four-time MVP is considering the Cavs as an option, although there has yet to be a firm indication that James is ready to leave Miami.

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NHL teams make player moves

It was a busy day for hockey, as more than five teams signed players and made staff announcements.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, July 8.

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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.

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If you're thinking about driving through downtown Florence on Route 9 today, you might want to think again.

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Police: Man Embezzled From Fundraiser

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A South Hadley man has been arraigned for embezzling from a fundraiser.