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Soriano weighing future options

Outfielder Alfonso Soriano, recently released by the New York Yankees, has told friends he plans to take the rest of this season off and then consider whether or not he wants to return in 2015, according to CBSSports.com.

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NFL roundup: League claims Rice message sent

Uproar over the NFL's punishment for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is unfounded, NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch said Monday.

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NCAA settlement reached over head injuries

A $75 million settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes will change the way athletic teams handle players who suffer head injuries, the NCAA said Tuesday.

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Reports: NBPA hires Roberts as executive director

More than a year after Billy Hunter was ousted, the National Basketball Players Association has a new executive director.

Byron Scott, December 2012

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Lakers announce hiring of Scott

The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Monday that they signed Byron Scott to a multi-year contract to be their head coach.

Blake Griffin dunking, Los Angeles Clippers

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Report: Clippers' Griffin has small back fracture

Last week, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin passed on playing for the U.S. national team this summer. On Monday, a possible reason emerged.

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Red Wings sign Tatar to 3-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings agreed to terms with left winger Tomas Tatar on a new three-year contract, the team announced Monday.

Donald Sterling Clippers owner

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Judge: Clippers sale can go forward

Shelly Sterling says she can finally get some rest now that it looks like she will be able to sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.

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07-28 Anthony Pomponio to train for Olympics

Former Palm Desert Aztec Anthony Pomponio is moving to Colorado to train for the 2016 Olympic Games in Olympic Weightlifting. Sports Director Chris Alvarez (@TheChrisAlvarez) has more.

Adrian Peterson against Washington

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Vikings RB Peterson may skip preseason

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson may not take a snap during the preseason.

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