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Williams, Djokovic into 3rd round at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams wore a fitted pink blazer into her second-round match at the Australian Open, giving the impression she wasn't feeling the heat.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014

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Judge nixes preliminary approval of $765M NFL case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Letestu's late PP goal lifts Blue Jackets, 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Almost none of the 14,070 fans on hand knew that Mark Letestu scored the game-winning goal for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Browns enter Week 3 of coaching search

CLEVELAND (AP) — Another qualified coaching candidate has eluded the Browns.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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A-Rod sues MLB, union to overturn drug ban

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players' union Monday, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was "clear and convincing evidence" the New York Yankees star used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport's drug investigation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Tennis in a sauna? Heat wave hits Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One player fainted mid-match as temperatures topped 42C (108F) at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Others said it felt like they were playing tennis in a sauna, or on a frying pan that sizzled their soles.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Australian Open: Nadal joins Federer in 2nd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After a day of searingly-hot temperatures which raised complaints from players, top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the second round of the Australian Open in relatively mild conditions.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award

ZURICH (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't hide how much it meant to him, finally being voted the world's best soccer player again.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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