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NFL, union ask U.S. judge to decide on Brady suspension by Sept. 4

- The National Football League and its players union on Friday asked a U.S. judge to decide whether to uphold New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" case by Sept. 4 before the season begins.

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Lawrie knocked out of his own match play tournament

LONDON - An "horrendous" second-round performance sent the tournament host sliding to defeat in the inaugural Paul Lawrie Matchplay in Aberdeen on Friday.

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IOC in no mood for risks, opts for Beijing's sure bet

KUALA LUMPUR - The choice of Beijing as host of the 2022 Winter Olympics over Kazakhstan's Almaty was a solid vote for the tried and tested, and the financial and organizational security of China. | Video

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Giants pick up Reds starter Leake

- The San Francisco Giants made a deal for one of the hottest pitchers in baseball on Thursday by acquiring right-handed starter Mike Leake in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds.

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U.S. court puts National Collegiate Athletic Association injunction on hold

SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. appeals court put on hold a ruling that ordered the National Collegiate Athletic Association to allow universities to offer student athletes a limited share of revenue.

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Lausanne chosen as host city of 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR - Lausanne, the Swiss city where the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is based, was chosen on Friday to host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics.

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