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Probe into death involving NASCAR’s Stewart to take 2 weeks

The investigation continues into the death of a race car driver at a New York race track.

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Clippers $2B sale to Steve Ballmer finalized

It's official: Donald Sterling, the former CEO banned by the NBA for racist remarks, no longer owns the L.A. Clippers.

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Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on ‘possible improbabilities’

After 41 days of testimony and drama, Pistorius's freedom may be coming to an end.

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PBS show hits baseball treasure trove

The PBS series "Antiques Roadshow" says it hit a home run with a collection of 1870s Boston baseball memorabilia.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Aug. 12.

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‘Grieving’ Stewart’s fate hangs on driver death probe

Investigators have yet to find any evidence of criminal behavior by NASCAR veteran Tony Stewart in the death of a young dirt-track racer.

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Cowboys Scandrick gets 4-game ban for drugs

The cornerback has been suspended for four games after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs.

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Sheriff: ‘All options’ open on possible charges against Stewart

Veteran NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a young driver walking on a dirt track in a low-stakes race.

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Gene Simmons wants Tim Tebow on his KISS-themed football team

The KISS rockers want the former player to tackle arena football.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 11.

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Phelps makes U.S. squad as Olympic hopes gather steam

Michael Phelps overcame the first hurdle to a potential return to Olympic competition in 2016.

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McIlroy wins PGA Championship, claims fourth major

Rory McIlroy recovered from a stumbling start to overcome a series of challengers and clinch his fourth major title by a shot.

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WWE wrestler tipped to be new Darth Vader

WWE champion Sheamus has been linked to the role British actor Dave Prowse played in the first three "Star Wars" movies.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Verdict in Pistorius murder trial set for Sept. 11

A South African judge will deliver her verdict in the murder trial of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius next month.

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Golf’s biggest stars going in opposite directions

The divide between golf's two biggest names just keeps growing.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 8.

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Embattled NCAA lets richest colleges play their own game

The NCAA granted some autonomy to rich athletic conferences, a tacit acknowledgement of their unrivaled economic clout.

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Former NBA top pick Oden arrested on battery charges

Greg Oden was arrested on Thursday on battery charges following an alleged attack on his ex-girlfriend.

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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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A look at the celebrities who will be celebrating this weekend.

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WATCH: 10 best ‘Simpsons’ episodes

In this photo released by Fox, Homer explains why he wants to bring back the annual 4th of July fireworks display, after it's cancelled for budget reasons, in the "Yellow Badge of Cowardge" Season Finale episode of "The Simpsons," in May 2014. The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be paired this fall with a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. "I'm not going to over-promise, but I think this website will provide you with affordable health care," longtime "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean told a TV critics' meeting Monday, July 21, 2014.

The recent marathon of all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" inspired us to sit down and come up with our 10 favorite episodes. Enjoy!

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Robert Plant urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.

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Lena Dunham and Kate Mara hit by a falling sign

Lena Dunham, of HBO's "Girls," arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards held at The Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles.

The "Girls" and "House of Cards" actresses saw stars of their own after an accident at a Venice premiere.

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Rice replaces ice in India bucket challenge

An Indian school boy eats a midday meal provided free at a government school in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. India has offered free midday school meals since the 1960s in an effort to persuade poor parents to send their children to school, a program that reaches some 120 million children. The country now plans to subsidize wheat, rice and cereals for some 800 million people under a $20 billion scheme to cut malnutrition and ease poverty.

The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist - they are replacing ice with rice to help the country's hungry people.