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Japan honors Hank Aaron with Order of the Rising Sun

ATLANTA (AP) — Japan honored former home run king Hank Aaron with one of its highest awards on Thursday, saying he is a symbol of its close relationship with the United States and their shared love of baseball.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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Spurs beat Cavaliers 99-95 for 32nd straight win at home

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers gave San Antonio another tense test at home before the Spurs rose up on defense for what they deemed their biggest win of the season.

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Northwestern women upset No. 5 Ohio State 86-82

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — No. 5 Ohio State has three days to figure out what happened at Northwestern before it faces Purdue.

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Michael Phelps discovers true happiness in Arizona desert

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps never knew he could be this happy.

Not even while winning all those gold medals.

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IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid bribery

LONDON (AP) — The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics.

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Ohio State, Nike agree on $252M sponsorship extension

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has extended its current sponsorship contract with Nike by 15 years in a deal worth $252 million, the school and athletic apparel company announced.

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Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown out due to concussion

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have ruled out All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown from Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game against Denver while he recovers from a concussion.

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High school program suspended amid sex misconduct allegation

STRASBURG, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia high school's boys basketball program has been suspended indefinitely following allegations of sexual misconduct on a team bus.

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