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Few options for activists after college labor union blocked

Activists vow not to abandon their fight to organize college sports after the National Labor Relations Board blocked a historic bid by Northwestern football players to unionize.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 18.

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National Labor Board dismisses ruling to allow college athletes to unionize

Monday's ruling says unionization could throw off the "competitive balance" between teams by setting different standards for practice, pay and other conditions at union and non-union schools.

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No ‘participation trophies’ in James Harrison’s house

The Steelers linebacker says he won't reward his sons just for showing up.

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Football’s future? Training with virtual reality

Getting a few “mental reps” has never been easier at Ole Miss: The Rebels are one of a growing number of football programs dabbling in technology to supplement work on the field.

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After prison, Pistorius set for ‘mansion arrest’

In one of the wealthiest suburbs of South Africa's capital Pretoria stands a three-story mansion where Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius will be taken on his release from prison this week.

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Jason Day wins in record fashion

Bruised but toughened by a difficult childhood, Australia's Jason Day endured several close calls at the majors before finally landing one with a three-shot victory at the PGA Championship.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 17.

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‘Full Clubhouse’

The classic San Francisco-set sitcom gets a Major League makeover.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

From the Associated Press, here’s a look at some of this weekend’s biggest sporting events. All times are listed in Eastern Standard; check local listings for details.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Aug. 13.

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‘Patient’ Johnson takes one-shot lead at PGA

Dustin Johnson took advantage of relatively calm early conditions to stand one stroke clear after the opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Aug. 13.

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Johnson holds clubhouse lead at Whistling Straits

Dustin Johnson, so often the nearly man in recent majors, took advantage of relatively calm early conditions to take the clubhouse lead in the opening round of the 97th PGA Championship on Thursday.

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Fans prepare for ‘Rory and Jordan’ show at PGA

Clear skies and barely a breath of wind greeted the early starters at the PGA Championship on Thursday as golf fans prepared for the 'Rory and Jordan' show later in the day at Whistling Straits.

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Seattle’s Iwakuma has no-hitter against Orioles

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma threw a no-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday in a 3-0 victory that made him the just the second Japanese pitcher to accomplish the feat.

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Judge briefed on Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ suspension settlement talks

The NFL and the players union met with a judge on the status of settlement talks in their dispute over New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's "Deflategate" suspension.

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Ali gets first time honor

The boxing great will get some special hometown recognition from the University of Louisville.

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Home teams win all 15 games for first time in MLB history

When the Seattle Mariners beat Baltimore 6-5 in 10 innings, it marked the first time all 15 home teams won on the same day.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 12.

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Shania Twain can’t stop, won’t stop

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The superstar's first tour in 11 years was expected to be her last, but it appears that may have changed.

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Janet Jackson kicks off world tour

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The "Rhythm Nation" hitmaker took the stage in an all-white ensemble and was joined by a group of young girls — her "JTribe" — to perform classic hits and songs from her upcoming 11th album, "Unbreakable."