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Blatter won’t attend Women’s World Cup final

Senior executives of Zurich-based FIFA were charged with corruption by prosecutors in the United States over bids for major soccer tournaments.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 1.

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WATCH: USA v. Germany World Cup highlights

Team U.S.A. triumphed in a battle of giants that went down to the wire.

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Americans reach World Cup final, earn another chance of glory

The veteran U.S. women's soccer team reached the final for the second time in a row.

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Football star tackles stage invader at Zac Brown gig

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt turned security guard.

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NBA: Wade to test free agent market

Dwyane Wade's 12-year stay with the Miami Heat could be ending.

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Swede Lidstrom headlines Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015

Nicklas Lidstrom, one of the NHL's most decorated defensemen and a trailblazing leader, was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the shrine's seven-member Class of 2015.

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Germany, U.S. set for ‘very heated’ World Cup semi-final

The German juggernaut will run into the U.S. wall as the top-ranked nations clash, with a spot in the Women's World Cup final on the line.

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Serena and Djokovic up and running at Wimbledon

The American 20-time grand slam champion has proved impressive.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories for Tuesday, June 30.

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Wimbledon gates swing open in bright sunshine

The All England Club gates swung open a week later than usual for the start of the 129th Wimbledon Championships.

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WATCH: Matz makes big debut with Mets

Welcome to the big leagues: Steven Matz drove in four runs on three hits and tossed 7 2/3 strong innings to earn the win in his debut.

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AP Source: LeBron opts out, Heat dropping Beasley

LeBron James will be a free agent on July 1.

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FIFA scandal to get Hollywood treatment

Actor-director Ben Affleck will help produce a film about the corruption scandal that has rocked world soccer.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports stories, Monday June 29. MEET THE MATZ, MEET THE MATZ New…

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter attends a news conference at the Kubok Sodruzhestva (Commonwealth Cup) youth soccer tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he has received personal assurances from Russian President Vladimir Putin that the country's economic problems will not affect its ability to host the 2018 World Cup.

FIFA: Blatter not making U-turn on pledge to leave office

In the midst of an international scandal, Sepp Blatter says he stands by his plans to leave office.

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Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp charged with domestic abuse

The Hall of Fame defensive tackle faces three counts of domestic abuse, just months after his arrest for soliciting a prostitute.

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MLB: 4 Royals elected All-Star starters

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Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.

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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

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And there's video to prove it!

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Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

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A contest featuring the sisters, who between them have hoisted the Rosewater Dish 10 times, should have been a blockbuster but turned out to be yet another awkward anti-climax.

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Postal carriers getting a panic button

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It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

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Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.