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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories making headlines, Monday, Aug. 3.

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Smokey Robinson gets tribute treatment in Cleveland

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Case Western Reserve University and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are going to spend a week studying and celebrating Smokey Robinson.

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WATCH: Truck vs. Tree

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Joe Walsh writing his life story

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The rocker jokes he used to think he could make more money by not writing a book than by writing one.

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Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

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World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

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"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.