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Hernandez murder trial to start in January

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be tried in January for the murder of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd last summer.

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CEO: Clippers will lose players if Sterling stays

The L.A. Clippers CEO says the team could face an exodus of players, sponsors, and fans if embattled owner Donald Sterling is still associated with the team.

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‘Johnny Football’ has a month to win Browns QB job

Johnny Manziel has found instant popularity since being drafted by the Cleveland Browns, but will have to wait until to find out if he has the starting quarterback job.

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Cavs plan to sign No. 1 draft pick Wiggins

The delay in signing the rookie shooting guard is reportedly not related to speculation the team may trade him to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love.

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Eagles’ Johnson faces assault charge for allegedly pushing officer

The Philadelphia player was arrested in Arizona over the weekend.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, July 22.

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Sterling, Ballmer reportedly discussing Clippers sale

Embattled L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is in talks settle opposition to the $2 billion sale of the basketball team.

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Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots accused of hustling fans

The Chicago Cubs are suing two men accused of posing in bear costumes and lurking around Wrigley Field, hustling fans for tips.

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Red Wings reveal plans for new home

The Detroit Red Wings revealed plans for a new home on Sunday as part of a re-energizing of the Motor City's downtown core.

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Clippers’ future on line as probate trial resumes

The trial over the $2 billion proposed sale of the NBA team resumes today.

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Bon Jovi wants to buy the Buffalo Bills

The rocker wants to add NFL team owner to his resumé.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, July 21.

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McIlroy joins greats after repelling Garcia charge

Rory McIlroy suffered several anxious moments but kept the jitters in check to rubber-stamp his status as the newest golfing great by landing the first British Open title of his career.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open on Friday while Sergio Garcia provided the fireworks at a blustery Royal Liverpool course.

Rory McIlroy in control at British Open, Garcia on fire

Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open on Friday.

Germany's national soccer team captain Philipp Lahm listens to a reporter's question during a news conference in Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Germany will play in group G of the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup.

Phillipp Lahm stuns Germany by quitting soccer

Germany captain Philipp Lahm stunned his homeland by quitting soccer at the age of 30, five days after winning a World Cup victory.

NBA legend Bill Russell smiles while he is being honored during the 2014 NBA All-Star Game Legends Brunch at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on February 16, 2014.

Bill Russell ‘okay’ after collapsing in Nevada

Despite being hospitalized, Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell is "okay" after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.

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Complete list of 2014 ESPY winners

Here is a complete list of the winners from last night's ESPY Awards.

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Seahawks’ Sherman wins Breakthrough ESPY

WATCH: Richard Sherman is named the Best Breakthrough Athlete at the 2014 ESPY Awards.

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‘Drake & Blake’ team up with Chris Brown for ESPYs

WATCH: Chris Brown and Drake patched up their differences to shoot a hilarious skit with Clippers star Blake Griffin.

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Glen Matlock denies new Sex Pistols reunion

John Lydon, right, and Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols perform at the Roxy in West Hollywood, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007.

Sex Pistols star Glen Matlock dashes fans' hopes of another reunion by insisting he hasn't had any contact with John Lydon in five years.

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Aretha Franklin storms out of fast food joint

FILE - In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.Franklin won’t say what has caused her latest health problems, but says she’s had a “miraculous” recovery and is looking forward to performing soon.In a phone interview on Tuesday, Aug. 20, Franklin said that she recently had a cat scan and that it showed she was 85 percent improved. The 71-year-old has canceled several concerts and public appearances and blamed it on unspecified treatment.

Aretha Franklin stormed out a Johnny Rockets in Ontario, Canada last week after a nasty encounter with a rude employee.

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The Beatles wanted to film ‘Lord of the Rings’

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Peter Jackson reveals John Lennon could have played Gollum in a Stanley Kubrick directed LOTR adaptation.

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Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

Guardians Of The Galaxy

Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.