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U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Race to succeed Blatter is ‘poker’ game: FIFA executive member

A number of candidates are expected to vie for the chance to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.

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Former 5-Star PF Nichols Transferring To UVA

Tony Bennett secures a major recruit for 2016-17.

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New hopes for David Beckham’s Miami soccer dream

The retired England captain announced his plans to create a new Major League Soccer (MLS) team in the city in February, 2014 but his attempts stalled a few months later.

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Pitchers and Pedro rule at Hall of Fame induction

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz became the first trio of pitchers inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in the same year as they joined Craig Biggio in Sunday's Class of 2015 at Cooperstown, New York.

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Briton Froome wins second Tour de France title

The 30-year-old Froome, a late bloomer who surged into the limelight when he took second place in the 2011 Tour of Spain, beat Colombian Nairo Quintana by one minute 12 seconds.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, July 27.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here is a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Hulk Hogan fired from WWE

The wrestling legend has been fired over allegations he was caught on tape using racist insults.

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Organizers reveal emblem for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The emblem is based on "T," standing for Tokyo, tomorrow, and team.

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Love him or hate him, everyone wants a piece of Tom Brady

The "Deflategate" scandal could still cost Tom Brady a four-game suspension next season but the New England Patriots quarterback is thriving when it comes merchandise sales in the NFL.

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Moscow confirmed to host 2018 World Cup opener, final

The Luzhniki stadium will host both the opening match and final of the 2018 World Cup after the match schedule was confirmed by FIFA on Friday.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's biggest sports stories, Friday, July 24.

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London Secures Yet Another Recruit

Virginia gets another talented recruit for the class of 2016.

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We beat Iran (in robot soccer)

The annual gathering of robotic whizz-kids and industry leaders features events ranging from football to simulated rescue operations.

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Blanding Named To Preseason All-ACC Team

Virginia's talented Free Safety recognized by the ACC media.

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LeBron James’ new movie deal sparks ‘Space Jam’ rumors

The Cleveland Cavaliers star has scored a new deal with Warner Bros. Entertainment, for projects in TV and film.

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WATCH: 20 years of goals in Major League Soccer

Check out some of the best goals ever in the history of Major League Soccer.

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NBA: Playoff format change could be coming

The league is leaning toward not guaranteeing a playoff spot to a team that wins its division.

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Today in entertainment history: July 31

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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HBO documentary, concert special to focus on U2

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The Irish rockers are set to take fans behind the scenes of their current iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE world tour.

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Watch 1,000 people play ‘Learn to Fly’

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This is the most amazing Foo Fighters tribute band ever.

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NETFLIX: Watch it before it’s gone

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These titles are expiring soon - so start binge watching now!

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Shakira’s son, the future soccer star?

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The "Hips Don't Lie" hitmaker posts a video of little Sasha following in his father's athletic footsteps.