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Angels acquire Shane Victorino from Red Sox

The 34-year-old Victorino is a two-time World Series champion, a two-time All-Star and a four-time Gold Glove winne

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel warms up before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Cleveland. The Colts won 25-24.

Manziel still No. 2 behind McCown for Browns

Browns coach Mike Pettine has been impressed with quarterback Johnny Manziel's improvemen

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Cueto to make his debut for Royals on Friday

Cueto was acquired on Sunday in a trade with Cincinnati for left-handers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed

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U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Race to succeed Blatter is ‘poker’ game: FIFA executive member

A number of candidates are expected to vie for the chance to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.

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New hopes for David Beckham’s Miami soccer dream

The retired England captain announced his plans to create a new Major League Soccer (MLS) team in the city in February, 2014 but his attempts stalled a few months later.

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Pitchers and Pedro rule at Hall of Fame induction

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz became the first trio of pitchers inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in the same year as they joined Craig Biggio in Sunday's Class of 2015 at Cooperstown, New York.

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Briton Froome wins second Tour de France title

The 30-year-old Froome, a late bloomer who surged into the limelight when he took second place in the 2011 Tour of Spain, beat Colombian Nairo Quintana by one minute 12 seconds.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, July 27.

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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: Ortiz has career-high 7 RBIs as Red Sox rout Tigers

Ortiz, who had two three-run homers and an RBI single, and Xander Bogaerts each had four of the season-high 20 hits by the Red Sox.

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Biggio, Johnson, Martinez & Smoltz inducted into Cooperstown

Along with 40,000 fans there were some 49 living members of the Hall are on hand for the ceremony on a hot, sunny day.

United States soccer head coach Jurgen Klinsmann waits as he is introduced during a press conference in East Hartford, Conn. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The U.S. will host Ecuador in a friendly soccer match on Friday.

US soccer team to open World Cup qualifying in St. Louis

The 34th-ranked United States was drawn into Group C on Saturday for the fourth round.

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Kyle Busch sweeps weekend at Indy

His Indy victory moved him within 23 points of cracking the top 30 in the standings — where he needs to be to make NASCAR's championship race. It also gave Toyota its first Cup win at Indianapolis.

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Chris Froome wins the Tour de France, his second and Britain’s third

Froome took it easy on the last Stage 21, his work done having grimly resisted Quintana's last-ditch assault on his hard-won Tour lead on Saturday on the final Alpine ascent.

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Baseball Hall of Fame: Foursome left marks on game

Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle.

New York Yankees' designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hits a single in the first inning during a spring training baseball exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Tampa, Fla.

Rodriguez hits 3 homers, Yankees rally past Perkins, Twins

Alex Rodriguez hit three home runs in a game for the fifth time in his career and keyed a ninth-inning rally against All-Star closer Glen Perkins

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Edwards earns pivotal starting spot at Indianapolis

JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carl Edwards has won the pole for the Brickyard 400. Edwards…

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Panama beats US on penalty kicks for Gold Cup 3rd place

An inspired Panama team ended a trying week with a medal, beating the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third-place game

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Phillies’ Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years

Phillies ace Cole Hamels enhanced his trade value even more, becoming the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years

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Angels unveil “life-size” Mike Trout bobblehead doll

Mike Trout has become a larger-than-life ballplayer, and now has a bobblehead doll befitting his status.

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Today in entertainment history: July 28

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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WATCH: Lady Gaga joins U2 onstage for ‘Ordinary Love’

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The "Poker Face" hitmaker joined the band onstage in a very Gaga-like outfit, to play piano and provide vocals.

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Divorcees Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert trade tweets

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TWEET BEAT: For a couple who just announced their divorce, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert sure are playful on Twitter.

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Swimming with Golden Retrievers

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A day at the lake has gone to the dogs.