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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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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, July 11.

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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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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.