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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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U.S. OPEN: Djokovic, Serena Williams named top seeds

Serena Williams is aiming to complete the first calendar-year grand slam in 27 years when the U.S. Open begins on Monday in New York.

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Tennessee experiments with ‘sleep coaching’

Tennessee is studying its football players' sleep habits to make sure they don't get caught napping when a game's on the line.

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Wilson tributes flow among calls for safety review

Wilson, a seven-time winner in IndyCar racing, died after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of an IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.

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Day hopes to unseat Spieth as player of the year

Newly-crowned PGA Champion Jason Day sees the FedExCup playoffs as the opportunity for a challenge to world No. 1 Jordan Spieth in the voting for the PGA Tour Player of the Year award.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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Blatter says he’ll be appreciated when he’s gone

Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes his critics will realize they have been wrong and will recognize his achievements once he has left soccer's world governing body.

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Watch John Cena confront Jon Stewart

The Cenation leader has words with former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, who cost Cena the U.S. Championship at SummerSlam.

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Florida State star running back acquitted in battery trial

A star running back for FSU was acquitted of a misdemeanor battery charge despite testimony from a young woman who told jurors he punched her in the mouth outside a bar.

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IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies from head injury

The seven-time IndyCar winner was hit by a large piece of debris from the car of Sage Karam during a race on Sunday .

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories, Tuesday, Aug. 25.

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Buckeyes make history as first unanimous No. 1 in AP poll

The defending national champions received all 61 first-place votes from the media panel in the rankings.

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Love conquers all at the Wyndham Championship

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love fired off two eagles en route to his 6-under 64 to capture his 21st career victory.

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Wilson ‘critical’, in coma after IndyCar crash

Justin Wilson sustained severe head injuries and is in a coma in critical condition after the Briton was struck by debris from another car during the closing laps of the penultimate race in the IndyCar Series on Sunday.

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Graham Rahal’s car collection is incredible

The Indy Car driver, and son of Bobby Rahal, views his car collection as an investment.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines, today, Monday, Aug. 24.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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

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This week’s top sports shots

Russell Henley reacts to a putt on the eighth hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament…

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Former NHL player Dale Purinton charged in NY burglary

Police say Purinton broke into a residence and attacked the homeowner before fleeing.

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FIFA gives little away after secretive sponsors’ meeting

FIFA discussed reforms with some of its leading commercial partners on Thursday during a secretive meeting at the headquarters of world soccer's scandal-plagued governing body.

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Daugaard Has Fond Fair Memories

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The South Dakota State Fair is underway in Huron, continuing through Monday.

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Cooler, Wetter Weather Ahead

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The longer range forecasts now appear to favor a wetter, cooler trend for the northern plains.

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Changes Coming To Retirement System

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The Retirement Laws Committee of the South Dakota Legislature voted this week to begin the process of changing some of the rules of the state retirement system.

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Iran Debate Unlikely

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It was expected that the Senate would have a lengthy debate next week over the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.

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Lots Of Pheasants In Iowa

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A statewide survey by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources shows the pheasant population has increased for the second year in a row.