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NBA legend Bill Russell smiles while he is being honored during the 2014 NBA All-Star Game Legends Brunch at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on February 16, 2014.

Bill Russell ‘okay’ after collapsing in Nevada

Despite being hospitalized, Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell is "okay" after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.

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Complete list of 2014 ESPY winners

Here is a complete list of the winners from last night's ESPY Awards.

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Seahawks’ Sherman wins Breakthrough ESPY

WATCH: Richard Sherman is named the Best Breakthrough Athlete at the 2014 ESPY Awards.

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‘Drake & Blake’ team up with Chris Brown for ESPYs

WATCH: Chris Brown and Drake patched up their differences to shoot a hilarious skit with Clippers star Blake Griffin.

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Jerry Sandusky’s son talks of his bedtime ‘ritual’

A son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky says the former Penn State coach had a bedtime "ritual" at the family's central Pennsylvania home.

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NFL teams sign, release players

The Bills and the Cowboys have both released players, while a member of the New England Patriots announces his retirement.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 17.

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Watch the birdies? No, watch the Tiger, Watson says

After missing the U.S. Masters and the U.S. Open, Tiger Woods returns to major championship action at this week's British Open.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 16.

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Cowboys release Orton, Saints sign Graham

The Saints and Cowboys make player moves, and a former punter threatens to sue the Vikings.

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PHOTOS: 2014 All-Star Game

While Yankees captain Derek Jeter received the cheers, American League outfielder Mike Trout got the hardware and was named MVP.

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Jeter helps American League to All-Star win

Derek Jeter completed a storybook ending to his All-Star career by helping the American League to a 5-3 victory.

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Alice Coachman, first black woman to win Olympic gold, dead

The sports legend was the first African-American to earn an endorsement deal in 1952, when she signed on to promote Coca-Cola.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, July 15.

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It’s Jeter’s last, Puig’s first All-Star Game

Derek Jeter will be making his 14th and final All-Star appearance, while dynamic Yasiel Puig makes his Midsummer Classic debut.

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PHOTOS: 2014 Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes became just the second player to successfully defend the MLB Home Run Derby title.

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Cespedes defends Home Run Derby title in Minnesota rain

Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespede is only the second player to successfully defend baseball's Home Run Derby title.

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Akron plans party for LeBron’s homecoming

Northeast Ohio is planning to welcome the King home in style.

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On break from murder trial, Pistorius in night club altercation

South African Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a night club just days after his lawyers wrapped up their defense in his murder trial.

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