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Wawrinka's Australian Open title defense ends in semifinals

By JUSTIN BERGMAN
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- For the man nicknamed "Stanimal," this was not the way for defending champion Stan Wawrinka to go out of the Australian...full story
updated 2015-01-30 11:01 PM
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Wawrinka's Australian Open title defense ends in semifinals
By JUSTIN BERGMAN
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- For the man nicknamed "Stanimal," this was not the way for defending champion Stan Wawrinka to go out of the Australian....Fullstory

2015-01-30 11:01 PM

African confederation: Stadiums will be full for knockouts African confederation: Stadiums will be full for knockouts

Associated Press

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) -- The Confederation of African Football says it has no doubt the stadiums will be full for all of the knockout....Fullstory

2015-01-30 10:01 PM

AC Milan completes loan of forward Destro from Roma

Associated Press

MILAN (AP) -- AC Milan has received Italy forward Mattia Destro on loan from Roma. The Serie A club confirmed the deal on Friday. Destro travelled up....Fullstory

2015-01-30 09:01 PM

Man City loans winger Scott Sinclair to Aston Villa

Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Manchester City has given Scott Sinclair another chance to revive his career by sending the winger on loan to fellow English....Fullstory

2015-01-30 08:42 PM

Grizzlies crush Nuggets to open Southwest lead
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) -- Memphis cruised to its fifth straight win and opened a small gap at the top of the NBA's Southwest Division with....Fullstory

2015-01-30 04:42 PM

England bowls out India for 200 in tri-series ODI

Associated Press

PERTH, Australia (AP) -- England capitalized on winning the toss by bowling out India for 200 in their tri-series one-day game on Friday, with Ajinkya....Fullstory

2015-01-30 03:42 PM

Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2015-01-30 03:22 PM

Australia's attack faces miserly South Korea for Asian Cup Australia's attack faces miserly South Korea for Asian Cup
By CHRIS LINES
Associated Press

The Asian Cup final on Saturday between host Australia and South Korea presents the familiar conundrum of the irresistible force meeting the immoveable object. Australia, the....Fullstory

2015-01-30 02:22 PM

Richard Sherman looking forward to fatherhood
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- Richard Sherman has contingency plans in place should his girlfriend give birth to their first child -- a son -- before Sunday's....Fullstory

2015-01-30 09:01 AM

Kim Kardashian, other celebrities appear in Super Bowl ads
By MAE ANDERSON
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Along with puppies and babies, celebrities are a Super Bowl advertising staple. And this year is no exception. Using stars is a....Fullstory

2015-01-30 09:01 AM

Brazil, Chile to play friendly in London

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Brazil will play Chile in an all-South American international friendly in London on March 29. The game will take place at Arsenal's Emirates....Fullstory

2015-01-30 10:22 PM

Cilic delays return again, withdraws from Zagreb Indoors

Associated Press

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- Defending champion Marin Cilic says he is withdrawing from the Zagreb Indoors because of the lingering right shoulder injury which also....Fullstory

2015-01-30 10:01 PM

'Old Firm' rivalry renewed as Celtic, Rangers meet in semi
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

One of the most incendiary rivalries in world football will be renewed on Sunday when Glasgow foes Celtic and Rangers meet for the first time....Fullstory

2015-01-30 09:01 PM

Cahill carrying hopes of host nation at Asian Cup
By KEIRAN SMITH
Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Tim Cahill is thriving on the challenge of delivering the Asian Cup title to Australia for the first time. The Australians host 2002....Fullstory

2015-01-30 05:22 PM

Toyota to return to WRC in 2017 after 18-year absence

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota Motor Corp. president Akio Toyoda announced on Friday that the world's biggest carmaker will return to the World Rally Championship in....Fullstory

2015-01-30 03:42 PM

India dismissed for 200 in tri-series ODI vs. England

Associated Press

PERTH, Australia (AP) -- India was dismissed for 200, batting first on Friday in the tri-series one-day game against England at the WACA Ground: ____ Scores: India: 200....Fullstory

2015-01-30 03:22 PM

BC-HKN--NHL Standings

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BC-HKN--NHL Standings,0375 National Hockey League ....Fullstory

2015-01-30 02:42 PM

England wins toss, bowls in tri-series ODI vs. India

Associated Press

PERTH, Australia (AP) -- England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and chose to bowl first in Friday's tri-series one-day game against India at the....Fullstory

2015-01-30 11:22 AM

Robert Allenby gets only a few boos and comments in return
By JOHN NICHOLSON
Associated Press

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Robert Allenby feared the worst Thursday at the Phoenix Open in his first round since his mysterious misadventure in Hawaii. Two days....Fullstory

2015-01-30 09:01 AM

Historic Super Bowl no matter the winner
By BARRY WILNER
Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- An historic Super Bowl finally arrives. On Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks go for a second straight NFL title, seeking to be the first....Fullstory

2015-01-30 09:01 AM

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