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Dazzling Djokovic savors victory over Federer

After hours of mental torture, Novak Djokovic sank to his knees, crouched over the hallowed Wimbledon turf, and enjoyed the sweet taste of victory.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Pistorius has ‘heightened fight response,’ witness says

Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has a "heightened fight response" due to his disability, a defense witness claims.

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Recruiting: 2016 Class Important One For Virginia Basketball

Looking towards the future of Virginia Basketball from a recruiting standpoint, it's needless to say the class 2016 will be a critical group for the Cavaliers moving forward.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 3.

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Nets hire Lionel Hollins as head coach

Hollins, a former head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies, takes over for Jason Kidd, who left Brooklyn to join the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Klinsmann ready to turn to youth after World Cup exit

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann says he will turn to youth after his team’s World Cup ended in a second-round defeat by Belgium.

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Belgium World Cup match draws more viewers than World Series

More people tuned in to the U.S.-Belgium World Cup match than for the sport also known as the national pastime.

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State of World Cup’s last eight

Twenty four teams have gone and only eight remain in the hunt to win the World Cup.

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Bills’ Alonso has torn ACL, likely out for ’14 season

Talented young linebacker Kiko Alonso will likely miss the upcoming NFL campaign due to a knee injury.

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WINA’s Series on Virginia Football Returns Thursday

WINA's exclusive access football series is back.

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All 16 of Tim Howard’s saves in one amazing video

Yes, the U.S. was knocked out of the World Cup. But at least we went out in record-setting style.

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Things Tim Howard Could Save

The United States goalie set a World Cup record with 16 saves against Belgium. Here's what else he could #save.

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Lawyer seeks to stop team from paying Hernandez

A lawyer for the families of two men allegedly killed by the former Patriot want to prevent bar the team from paying him a $3.2 million bonus.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 2.

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Home comforts a bonus for Watson at The Greenbrier

Masters champion Bubba Watson hopes to make the most of his home advantage as he bids for a third PGA Tour victory of the year.

Baseball

Valley League Baseball Comes to Charlottesville in 2015

Summer baseball is coming to Charlottesville in 2015.

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Extra-time goals ‘knockout’ United States

Extra-time goals sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited United States and set up a World Cup quarter-final clash with Argentina.

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PHOTOS: Belgium deals ‘knockout’ blow

Time just wasn't on America's side, as the U.S. lost 2-1 to be eliminated from the World Cup.

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Majority of Washington residents back Redskins name

Most Washington-area residents said the team should keep its name, but also said they believe the team will likely have to change it.

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Today in entertainment history: July 22

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

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‘Iron Man’ Robert Downey Jr. Hollywood’s highest-paid actor

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The 49-year-old star is the highest-paid actor for the second consecutive year, raking in an estimated $75 million.

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Man gets probation in Taylor Swift trespassing

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A Massachusetts man has been ordered to stay away from the singer after being convicted of trespassing.

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Neil Patrick Harris lands ‘American Horror Story’ spinoff role

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The "How I Met Your Mother" actor wants to guest star in the upcoming spinoff, "Freak Show."

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Former Destiny’s Child star arrested

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A former member of the girl group was reportedly arrested in South Carolina.