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FILE - In this July 13, 2016, file photo, NBA player LeBron James speaks at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. LeBron James will help tell a story he’s still shaping. The Cavaliers superstar is teaming with Showtime on a documentary that will examine the NBA and the league’s impact on popular culture worldwide. James, who has been producing TV and movie projects for several years, will serve as an executive producer on the project with long-time business partner Maverick Carter. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 28, 2017 - 3:56 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James will help tell a story he's still shaping. The Cavaliers superstar is teaming with Showtime on a documentary that will examine the modern NBA and the league's impact on popular culture. James, who has been producing TV and movie projects for several years, will serve...
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Germany coach Joachim Loew seen prior to a news conference at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Germany will play against Mexico in semifinal soccer match of the Confederations Cup on Thursday. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
June 28, 2017 - 10:44 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Germany football coach Joachim Loew wants more clarity from sports leaders following speculation that doping of Russia's 2014 World Cup squad was covered up. The World Cup-winning coach urged the World Anti-Doping Agency and FIFA to be transparent and identify players...
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FILE- In this Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 file photo, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of Qatar, left, gets the World Cup trophy by FIFA President Joseph Blatter, right, after the announcement of Qatar hosting the 2022 soccer World Cup in Zurich, Switzerland. The report into suspected corruption in the 2018-2022 World Cup bidding contests, involving 11 nations and won by Russia and Qatar, has been the mystery ever since American investigator Michael Garcia delivered it more than 2-1/2 years ago. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
June 27, 2017 - 4:32 pm
With the country's vast wealth at its disposal, Qatar spent heavily to convince FIFA to hand the World Cup to the Middle East for the first time. The World Cup bidding report published for the first time on Tuesday highlights the unease of investigators looking into Qatar's methods to win the vote...
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June 27, 2017 - 3:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox Sports is partnering with Facebook to stream Champions League matches through Facebook Live next season. Fox announced Tuesday that it will stream games in the United States on the Fox Sports Facebook page and the FOX Deportes Facebook page beginning in September with group...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver arrives at the NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36 on Monday, June 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 26, 2017 - 8:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the NBA awards show (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Philadelphia's Dario Saric and Milwaukee guard Malcolm Brogdon were unanimously selected to the All-Rookie first team. Both players received all 100 first-team votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. They...
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Danica Patrick (10) turns into Dale Earnhardt Jr., center, and Kyle Larson on turn seven during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
June 26, 2017 - 6:24 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just completed a satisfying sixth-place finish at Sonoma Raceway when he was stopped by the Fox Sports cameras in what might have been his final post-race interview with the network. It was 17 years ago that Fox made its debut as NASCAR's newest...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2015, file photo, Baylor helmets on shown the field after an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. The NCAA is conducting an “ongoing, pending investigation” into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president, the school’s lawyers confirmed in a federal court filing. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
June 26, 2017 - 5:56 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just completed a satisfying sixth-place finish at Sonoma Raceway when he was stopped by the Fox Sports cameras in what might have been his final post-race interview with the network. It was 17 years ago that Fox made its debut as NASCAR's newest...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2015, file photo, Baylor helmets on shown the field after an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. The NCAA is conducting an “ongoing, pending investigation” into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president, the school’s lawyers confirmed in a federal court filing. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
June 26, 2017 - 5:19 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just completed a satisfying sixth-place finish at Sonoma Raceway when he was stopped by the Fox Sports cameras in what might have been his final post-race interview with the network. It was 17 years ago that Fox made its debut as NASCAR's newest...
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June 26, 2017 - 5:17 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just completed a satisfying sixth-place finish at Sonoma Raceway when he was stopped by the Fox Sports cameras in what might have been his final post-race interview with the network. It was 17 years ago that Fox made its debut as NASCAR's newest...
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This cover image released by Hachette shows "The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper and the Making of a Classic” by Richard Sandomir. (Hachette via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 1:55 pm
"The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic" (Hachette), by Richard Sandomir The movie "The Pride of the Yankees" is the kind of Hollywood hokum that makes us feel good. And there's nothing wrong with that — as long as we know life is usually more complicated...
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