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Philadelphia girl pitcher becomes Little League’s new ‘phenom’

Thirteen-year-old Mo'ne Davis is a young ace pitcher exploding on the scene for "throwing like a girl."

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is the latest sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Vikings reach settlement with former punter Kluwe

Minnesota reached a settlement with former punter Chris Kluwe over his claim that he was released by the team for supporting same-sex marriage.

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Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

A cancer survivor and hero to millions, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France victories and banned for life from racing.

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Ohio State QB Miller out for season

The Ohio State Buckeyes will be without their star quarterback in 2014.

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine watches his team during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Washington Redskins Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Landover, Md.

Browns not ready to name starting quarterback

Browns coach Mike Pettine's decision became tougher after Hoyer and Manziel played poorly in an exhibition loss at Washington on Monday night.

FILE - This is an Oct. 24, 2012, file photo, showing New York Islanders owner Charles Wang addressing the media during a press conference at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor. In a statement Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, the team says a group led by former Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin has reached an agreement to buy a "substantial" minority interest in the team.

NY Islanders owner announces sale

The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor.

FILE - In this April 2, 2014, file photo, official Dick Bavetta watches during a free throwt during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets in New York. Bavetta is retiring after a 39-year career in which he never missed an assignment. NBA president Rod Thorn says Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in a statement that the league is "grateful for his contributions to our league, and we wish him the best as he enjoys his well-earned retirement."

Veteran NBA ref Bavetta retires after 39 years

NBA referee Dick Bavetta is retiring after a 39-year career in which he never missed an assignment.

Joe Gibbs, right, speaks as drivers Daniel Suarez, left, Carl Edwards, second from left, and J.D. Gibbs, second from right, laugh during a news conference at Joe Gibbs Racing's headquarters in Huntersville, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Joe Gibbs Racing has hired Carl Edwards to drive a new fourth Sprint Cup car in 2015 and Daniel Suarez will drive in the Nationwide series.

Gibbs hires Carl Edwards and Daniel Suarez

Joe Gibbs Racing has hired Carl Edwards to drive a new fourth Sprint Cup car in 2015.

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Suarez pledges to never bite again

The Barcelona striker was officially presented to fans at an event delayed because of his suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup.

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Oklahoma suspends top freshman RB for entire season

Joe Mixon, one of the school's top recruits in 2014, will miss the entire college football season.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here are the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Aug. 19.

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Jay Z sets sights on boxing

The rapper-turned-sports agent is venturing into boxing and has his sights set on turning unknown fighters into celebrities.

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With Sterling saga over, Ballmer gets ovation from Clipper Nation

With his trademark rambunctious enthusiasm, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Clippers fans, promising a new era for the NBA team.

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Prigioni: U.S. vulnerable without big names

The United States will be missing its biggest names at the Aug. 30-Sept. 14 basketball World Cup.

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) runs the ball against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver.

Chiefs’ Charles sidelined by freak slip down hill

The status of running back Jamaal Charles remains in question after he missing preseason game because of a bruised foot.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pauses as he speaks to reporters following the NFL owners' fall meetings in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. New Orleans, Indianapolis and Minneapolis are the three finalists to host the NFL football championship game in 2018.

Colts’ Irsay seeks delay of trial on DWI charges

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay wants to delay his trial on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a March traffic stop.

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Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury

Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 18.

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Florida State starts on top

The defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.

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Foo Fighters spoof ‘Carrie’ for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters put the most creative spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yet! We'll never see "Carrie" the same way again.

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Justin Bieber sued again

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The troubled pop star faces yet another lawsuit from an angry photographer.

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‘Game of Thrones’ star is ‘strongest man’

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The man who plays Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane is Europe's "Strongest Man."

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‘Breaking Bad’ stars re-team for hilarious Emmy promo

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WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.

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Madonna’s iconic ‘Material Girl’ gowns up for auction

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Over 30 costumes and accessories from Madonna's life onstage and onscreen will be up for sale.