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NBA Hawks’ owner to sell control of team, cites racist remarks

The owner of the Atlanta Hawks says he will sell his controlling interest in an echo of a scandal involving the former owner of the Clippers.

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Pittsburgh’s ‘Karate Kid’

One of Sunday's most-talked about plays in the NFL gets mashed up with "Karate Kid" for hilarious results.

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Williams beats Wozniacki for 18th grand slam title

World No. 1 Serena Williams moved up in the record books with her 18th grand slam title.

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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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49ers’ are the ‘most expensive’ team in football

The San Francisco 49ers' new stadium is the most expensive venue to take a family of four for an NFL game.

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Federer pulls off great escape to reach semi-finals

Roger Federer fought off two match points to beat Gael Monfils and reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Friday, Sept. 5.

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Seahawks dominate Packers in season opener

The Super Bowl champs had a dominant 36-16 win over Green Bay as the new NFL season kicked off.

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Raiders pay $1M in cheerleader lawsuit

The Oakland Raiders will settle a lawsuit brought by 90 members of the cheerleading squad who alleged violations of California labor law.

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Whisenhunt wants to win in second shot as head coach

Whisenhunt makes his debut Sunday at Kansas City, one of three NFL head coaches getting a second chance at the helm.

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New Zealand’s amazing FIBA World Cup entrance

The New Zealand Tall Blacks do their famous Haka ahead of their game against the USA.

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‘Madden’ glitch shrinks Browns’ linebacker

Rookie linebacker Chris Kirksey is a big man, on and off the field. But he's more like a munchkin in "Madden 15."

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Djokovic, Nishikori take long road to semi-finals

Serena Williams and Ekaterina Makarova sprinted into the semi-finals, while Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori were forced to take the long road into the last four.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports news making headlines today, Sept. 4.

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McIlroy looks to cap off banner year in style

Rory McIlroy says he will be "disappointed" unless he can cap his banner year by capturing FedExCup honors and the $10 million bonus.

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NFL: 5 storylines to watch this year

Here are five storylines to watch during the National Football League's 2014 season, which kicks off Thursday in Seattle.

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Key dates in the 2014/15 NFL season

The NFL season kicks off on Sept. 4 and will conclude on Feb. 1 with the Super Bowl.

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Cowboys sign DE Michael Sam to practice squad

Michael Sam hopes to become the first openly gay athlete to play in a regular season game in the NFL.

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Charlie Powell, among first black NFL players, dead at 82

Charlie Powell was a star football player and a boxer who took on Muhammad Ali.

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The QB faces an $11,000 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct for using a racial slur during a game last week.