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ECCLESTONE SEEKS DEAL TO END BRIBERY TRIAL
Bernie Ecclestone’s lawyers are in talks with prosecutors about a deal that could end the bribery trial of Formula One’s chief powerbroker.
PROPOSED SETTLEMENT OVER COLLEGE FOOTBALL HEAD INJURIES
College football’s governing body, the NCAA, agrees to help players with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit.
NIGERIAN 16YO FAILS DOPING TEST AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Sixteen-year-old Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha fails a doping test after becoming the youngest female to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal.
LIVERPOOL SIGNS ORIGI, WHO WILL STAY WITH LILLE ON LOAN
Liverpool signs striker Divock Origi from Lille, but he will stay at the French club on loan this coming season.
ENGLAND LIMITS INDIA IN CHASE FOR SERIES-LEVELLING VICTORY
England retains the upper hand in the 3rd test against India, chasing a series-levelling victory.
JUDGE GREEN LIGHTS $2B SALE OF LA CLIPPERS
A judge approves the record-setting $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, as Donald Sterling loses his bid to block the sale made by his estranged wife.
TAX FRAUD CASE AGAINST MESSI TO PROCEED
A bid to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi has failed in a Spanish court, meaning the Barcelona and Argentina star has a case to answer.
WORLEY SHOUTOUT LEADS PIRATES PAST GIANTS
Pittsburgh’s Vance Worley throws his first shutout as Pirates beat San Francisco 5-0
SAILORS FACE DIRTY WATER IN RIO PRE-OLYMPIC TEST
Sailors will face filthy water in Guanabara Bay during a pre-Olympic test starting this weekend.
NO TICKETS LEFT FOR JAMES’ CLEVELAND HOMECOMING
All tickets snapped up for LeBron James’ homecoming event at Cleveland Cavaliers.