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John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will both attend a settlement hearing in New York City regarding the "Deflategate" scandal next week, sources tell ESPN.

The Aug. 12 hearing comes after Goodell upheld the New England Patriots quarterback's four-game suspension.

"I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either," Brady said in a Facebook post after Goodell's decision. "Despite submitting to hours of testimony over the past 6 months, it is disappointing that the Commissioner [Roger Goodell] upheld my suspension based upon a standard that it was 'probable' that I was 'generally aware' of misconduct."

The NFL players union filed an appeal of Goodell's decision in Minnesota Federal Court but the federal judge there ordered that the lawsuit be transferred to New York, where the NFL had filed a preemptive strike.

U.S. District Judge Richard Berman "continues to encourage the sides to reach a settlement in the matter of Brady's four-game suspension," ESPN reports.

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Matthew Stockman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Ronda Rousey is making big headlines with the announcement that she’s set to star in a biopic based on her life inside the ring, with Carl’s Jr. also confirming to ABC News that she is their newest ad’s star. All of this is coming on the heels of Rousey’s earth-shattering UFC victory, downing her opponent in only 34 seconds.

But out of the arena, Rousey, 28, is speaking out against a different kind of opponent: Body-shamers.

“Ronda Rousey is disgustingly manly,” one person tweeted before her big fight. “How can people find her attractive?”

“Ronda Rousey is not sexy to me. Her features are manly,” another wrote.

USA Today sports columnist and ABC News contributor Christine Brennan, said, “This is a grandfather’s critique of a current-day athlete."

In the series UFC 190 Embedded, posted right before her big match this weekend, Rousey fought back.

“I think it’s hilarious, like, people say that my body looks masculine,” she said. “I think it’s femininely badass, because there’s not a single muscle in my body that isn’t for a purpose.”

The knockout star shows how body-proud she is in Sports Illustrated's most recent swimsuit edition and in ESPN’s 2012 Body Issue.

Now, especially after the aftermath of her win, the conversation is changing. Those negative tweets are being replaced with an onslaught of positive ones.

“She is absolutely beautiful,” one person tweeted.

“@RondaRousey is such a boss,” wrote another.

Brennan said, “Look at the money Ronda Rousey is making. Look at the fan base she has, look at the social media presence she has. This woman is on fire.”

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Scoreboard Roundup — 8/3/15(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
Seattle 8, Colorado 7

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Toronto 5, Minnesota 1
Texas 12, Houston 9
Tampa Bay 5, Chi White Sox 4
Baltimore 9, Oakland 2
L.A. Angels 5, Cleveland 4

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Arizona 6, Washington 4
N-Y Mets 12, Miami 1
Atlanta 9, San Francisco 8, 12 Innings
San Diego 13, Milwaukee 5
Chi Cubs at Pittsburgh, (7:05 p.m., postponed, rain)

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Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Could a Clint Bowyer and Martin Truex Jr. reunion be in the cards?

Bowyer teased it during a Twitter Q&A he conducted during a plane ride on Sunday. When asked by a fan if he was on the plane with a future teammate, Bowyer replied, "Maybe. @MartinTruex_Jr."

The two were once teammates at Michael Waltrip Racing for two seasons. Bowyer remains with MWR, but Truex is now with Furniture Row Racing.

Truex is fifth in the Sprint Cup point standings. Bowyer is 14th.

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DC Shoes(PAPEETE, Tahiti) -- Tahiti is a surfer’s paradise. Now, it’s paradise for stunt rider Robbie Maddison.

Maddison, who partnered with DC Shoes, was able to fulfill a three-year dream and ride a modified-motorcycle across the waves on Tahiti’s shore.

The dramatic video below shows Maddison zooming through a rainforest before trading solid ground for water.

He enters the water at full speed and manages to zoom across the surface with water spraying up from behind the bike.

Maddison, an X Games medalist and world-record holding athlete, speeds past surfers into an oncoming wave. It looks like he had barely enough speed to outrun the wave, but he makes it out, with his dirt bike aiming straight for shore.

Maddison worked with DC to modify his dirt bike and add skis to the front and back wheels. The bike also has airbags, activated if Maddison pulls the lever, to keep the bike from sinking to the bottom of the ocean if he crashed.

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Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Will James Harden be making the switch from Nike to Adidas?

The latter has offered the Houston Rockets shooting guard a 13-year, $200 million endorsement deal, sources tell ESPN.

The bid comes after Nike's contract with Harden expired. The company now has until the end of next week to offer a similar contract or risk losing him, ESPN reports.

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Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady turns 38 on Monday, and Gisele Bündchen marked the occasion on social media.

The supermodel shared a photo of her and Brady kissing in the sea, with their children on their shoulders.

"Happy birthday my love! We're so blessed to have you in our lives," she captioned the shot. "Thank you for always giving us so much love. We love you! #love #family"

Brady and Bündchen, 35, married in 2009. They have two children together, Benjamin, 5, and Vivian, 2.

The NFL quarterback also has a 7-year-old son, John, with ex-girlfriend Bridget Moynahan.

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Brian Kersey/Getty Images(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer has been suspended for six games without pay following an incident in which he allegedly punched a teenage boy in the face.

"The suspension will begin on Monday, September 7, 2015 and end with the conclusion of the Buffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati Bengals game on October 18, 2015," the football team said in a statement Sunday night.

The Bills said it had investigated the July 11 incident for weeks before reaching its decision.

"We worked in conjunction with the NFL on this matter and we are highly supportive of the NFL Personal Conduct Policy that holds all NFL and club employees to a higher standard," the team said.

Kromer is accused of punching the boy in the face and threatening to kill his family following an argument over beach chairs, ESPN reports. His son, Zachery, who was with him during the incident, allegedly placed his hands on another boy during the dispute.

Charges against both of them have been dropped, according to ESPN.

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iStock/Thinkstock(AMARILLO, Texas) — Drag-racing reality star “Daddy Dave” Comstock is recovering after a serious crash during a race in which his car catapulted off the track and somersaulted at least six times.

The accident happened Saturday, during a no-prep race at Amarillo Dragway in Texas. Comstock’s hot rod, nicknamed “Goliath,” swerved and rolled, its front end mangled in the crash.

Comstock stars on the Discovery Channel series Street Outlaws.

His wife, Cassi, updated his fans about his condition in a Facebook post, writing that he suffered a serious concussion, a bruised lung and “plenty of bumps and bruises.”

“Still doesn’t remember anything that happened,” she wrote.

“I am thankful to have my husband alive! I’m sure he will be back, just need time to heal and go from there!” she added.

Steve Lamberson, race operations manager at Amarillo Dragway, was standing at the starting line when Comstock’s car spiraled out of control.

“It just overpowered the racetrack,” Lamberson said. “It was basically halfway down the racetrack where it made impact with the guardrail.”

Street Outlaws made its debut in 2013, and the show’s fourth season concluded in March.


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Chris Trotman/Getty Images(LONG POND, Pa.) — Kyle Busch's win streak was snapped at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.

His Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Matt Kenseth, won the Sprint Cup Series' Windows 10 400 at the Pennsylvania track.

Busch, making a bid for his fourth consecutive win, finished 21st after running out of fuel late.

Brad Keselowski, who finished second, slid through his pit stall and took out three crew members during a scary incident, but fortunately everyone was OK.

Jeff Gordon rounded out the top three.

Here are the top 10 drivers in the Windows 10 400, held at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania:

1. Matt Kenseth
2. Brad Keselowski
3. Jeff Gordon
4. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
5. Greg Biffle
6. Jimmie Johnson
7. AJ Allmendinger
8. Clint Bowyer
9. Tony Stewart
10. Carl Edwards

Here's an updated look at the point standings:

1. Kevin Harvick -- 780 points.
2. Joey Logano -- 734 points.
3. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -- 717 points.
4. Jimmie Johnson -- 713 points.
5. Martin Truex Jr. -- 694 points.
6. Brad Keselowski -- 681 points.
7. Matt Kenseth -- 662 points.
8. Jamie McMurray -- 631 points.
9. Kurt Busch -- 620 points.
10. Jeff Gordon -- 617 points.
11. Denny Hamlin -- 614 points.
12. Paul Menard -- 591 points.
13. Ryan Newman -- 584 points.
14. Clint Bowyer -- 574 points.
15. Kasey Kahne -- 559 points.
16. Carl Edwards -- 553 points.

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