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San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker shoots the ball during basketball practice on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in San Antonio. The Spurs play Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Thursday.

Spurs give Parker an extension

Parker averaged 16.7 points and 5.7 assists in 29 minutes per game last season to help the Spurs to the franchise's fifth NBA title.

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PGA Tour refutes report Dustin Johnson suspended

Golf.com reported Friday that the tour had suspended Johnson for six months for failing a drug test.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

An Ohio lawmaker wants a license plate celebrating the homecoming of King James.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 1.

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Muhammad Ali’s ‘Fight of the Century’ gloves sell for $400K

The gloves the boxing great wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier sold at auction on Thursday.

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Seahawks RB Lynch ends his holdout

The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks were given a welcome boost when Marshawn Lynch reported for camp at the team's practice facility.

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass before an NCAA college football game against Miami Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla.

Florida State tops preseason Amway coaches’ poll

Rounding out the top five were Alabama, Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn with the first-ever playoff looming at the end season.

Dustin Johnson of the US plays a shot on the 17th fairway during the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014.

Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

In a statement Thursday from Hambric Sports Management, the 30-year-old Johnson said his leave of absence was effective immediately.

Tiger Woods answers questions at his news conference during the final practice day for the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Akron, Ohio.

Another decent start for Woods at Firestone

Woods made six birdies Thursday to open with a 2-under 68 at the Bridgestone Invitational, just four shots behind Marc Leishman.

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A’s & Tigers escalate arms race on busy MLB trade deadline day

Oakland sends Yoenis Cespedes to Boston for Jon Lester while the Tigers pick up David Price in 3-team deal.

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Ravens’ Rice publicly apologizes to wife for domestic violence

The running back apologizes to his wife for hitting her, vowing to be an "ambassador against domestic violence."

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, left, addressing the media at a news conference after NFL football training camp practice, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Owings Mills, Md.

Ravens’ Rice: His actions ‘totally inexcusable’

Rice was arrested on assault charges following a Feb. 15 altercation in New Jersey in which he allegedly struck Janay Palmer. Rice has been accepted into a diversion program, which upon completion could lead to the charges being dropped.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 31.

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MLB: Buyers and sellers spar for deadline deals

Teams are scrambling to finish acquiring difference-making players for this season or possible future stars ahead of Thursday's trade deadline.

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Redskins hire PR firm amid fight over name

The Washington Redskins have hired a public relations firm to help battle criticism that its name is a racial slur.

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Bosh officially re-signs with Heat

The Miami Heat officially re-signed of nine-time All-Star forward Chris Bosh.

Miami Heat President Pat Riley listens to a question during a news conference with guard Ray Allen who signed an NBA basketball contract with the Miami Heat, Wednesday, July 11, 2012, in Miami.

Riley says Heat will be competitive/Bosh signs

Riley speaks out, insists Heat will be competitive TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer MIAMI (AP) — One of the last…

Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle Tyron Smith during Dallas Cowboy's training camp, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Oxnard, Calif.

Cowboys sign OT Tyron Smith to 8-year extension

The extension signed Wednesday is worth $98 million, pushing the total value of his deal to 10 years and $110 million. Smith gets a $10 million signing bonus and $40 million in guaranteed money.

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