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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Chiefs made sure they will have Super Bowl MVP Mahomes around as long as possible. Mahomes agreed to a 10-year extension worth $503 million, according to his agency, Steinberg Sports. The deal is worth $477 million in guarantee mechanisms and includes a no-trade clause and opt-out clauses if guarantee mechanisms are not met. It is the richest contract in professional sports history, surpassing Mike Trout’s $426.5 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Mahomes' big bet on football pays off with $503 million dealSix years after spurning a possible $1 million payday to play baseball so he could pursue his passion for football, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes struck gold with a record-breaking 10-year contract worth as much as $503 million
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, U.S. Rep. Kevin Hern, R-Okla., speaks during an event in Tulsa, Okla. At least 10 lawmakers and three congressional caucuses have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to government data released this week. Among businesses that received money was a fast-food franchised owned by Hern. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP, File)
Data: Congress created virus aid, then reaped the benefitsNewly released government data show at least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of Game 6 of the baseball World Series in Houston. Only 60 games into last season for the Houston Astros last summer, Justin Verlander won nine games and struck out 103 batters and went on to win his second AL Cy Young Award. (AP Photo/Mike Ehrmann, Pool, File)
1st 60: How MLB standouts fared in what will equal full 2020Cody Bellinger was well on his way to the NL MVP Award with 20 homers in the first 60 games for the Los Angeles Dodgers last season
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press conference at the State Department, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 in Washington. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)
US hits Chinese officials with visa bans over Tibet accessThe Trump administration is firing a new shot in its diplomatic war with China by imposing travel bans on Chinese officials it says are restricting foreigners' access to Tibet
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 photo made available by NASA, Boeing, NASA, and U.S. Army personnel work around the Boeing Starliner spacecraft shortly after it landed in White Sands, N.M. On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, NASA officials said they have identified 80 corrective actions for safety, mostly involving software, that must be implemented before the Starliner capsule launches again. The previous count was 61.  (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)
NASA adds more safety fixes for Boeing's crew capsuleNASA has added more safety fixes for Boeing's crew capsule following a pair of close calls during last year's test flight
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The Contemplation of Justice statue stands outside the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
2 female firsts at the Supreme Court announce retirementsThe Supreme Court says the first-ever women to hold two prominent positions at the court are retiring
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NFL, NFLPA still haven't resolved all protocol for campsThe NFL and the NFLPA haven’t come to an agreement on all protocols for training camp and the preseason as the report date for teams draws closer
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Boaters flag down authorities to a crashed seaplane near Powderhorn Bay on Lake Coeur d'Alene on Sunday, July 5, 2020, south of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The downed plane can be seen in the right side of the image. Two people died in a plane crash Sunday over Lake Coeur d’Alene Sunday, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office told the Spokane Spokesman-Review. Investigators are checking initial reports that there were a total of eight passengers and crew on the two planes, the sheriff's office said in a statement Sunday night. (Stephanie Hammett/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
Bodies of 6 of 8 Idaho plane collision victims recovered Authorities say they have recovered the bodies of six of the eight people killed when two airplanes collided over a scenic mountain lake in Idaho
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2010, file photo, USA's Joe Pavelski (16) and Canada's Sidney Crosby (87) go after a puck in the first period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. International Ice Hockey Federation chief Rene is encouraged upon learning the NHL’s tentatively agreed to labor deal opens the possibility of the league allowing its players to return to Olympic competition. Aside from the uncertainty raised by the global COVID-19 pandemic, Fasel told The Associated Press by phone Tuesday, July 7, 2020, he doesn’t foresee any major stumbling blocks that could derail negotiations leading up to the 2022 Beijing Games.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
IIHF encouraged by NHL's potential return to Olympics in '22International Ice Hockey Federation chief Rene’ Fasel is encouraged upon learning the NHL’s tentatively agreed to labor deal opens the possibility of the league allowing its players to return to Olympic competition
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