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Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates after defeating Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 22, 2019 - 5:01 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A post-millennial through and through, Stefanos Tsitsipas sounded as excited about doubling his YouTube channel's followers to more than 30,000 within a few hours — "Oh, my God. Really?!" — as he was about becoming the youngest Grand Slam semifinalist since 2007. Ah, to...
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Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic serves to Australia's Ashleigh Barty during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 22, 2019 - 5:00 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the Australian Open (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Petra Kvitova is back in a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time since her run to the 2014 title at Wimbledon and a home invasion that nearly derailed her career in 2016. The two-time Wimbledon...
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File-This Nov. 17, 2018, file photo shows West Virginia quarterback Will Grier throwing a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla. NFL scouts, coaches and prospects have gathered in Mobile, Alabama, for the Senior Bowl. The game for top senior NFL prospects and junior graduates will feature quarterbacks like Missouri’s Drew Lock, Grier and Duke’s Daniel Jones. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt, File)
January 22, 2019 - 3:01 am
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — NFL scouts, coaches and prospects have gathered in Mobile, Alabama, for the Senior Bowl. The game for top senior NFL prospects and junior graduates will feature quarterbacks like Missouri's Drew Lock, West Virginia's Will Grier and Duke's Daniel Jones. The North and South teams...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks against Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
January 22, 2019 - 2:57 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic never really squared off in their first head-to-head matchup, with the enormous exception of one game-deciding moment. The established All-Star drove the lane. The rising All-Star had no chance to stop him. There will be plenty of Giannis vs...
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Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, center, celebrates after making a 3-point basket next to Los Angeles Lakers' Ivica Zubac (40) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 22, 2019 - 2:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nothing could stop Klay Thompson, certainly not the Lakers' defense. The Golden State Warriors made sure of it, too, setting screens and calling plays for the star guard, who tied an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range on his way to scoring 44 points in...
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FILE- In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo retired tennis championship Li Na of China, speaks at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Li Na is the first player from Asia elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. She joins Mary Pierce and Yevgeny Kafelnikov in the Class of 2019, which was announced Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at the Australian Open. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
January 22, 2019 - 1:56 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Li Na saw much of herself in a young player on the women's tour early last year. The two-time Grand Slam champion didn't hesitate to identify Japan's Naomi Osaka as the player with a bright future. So Li, set to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in...
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Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, left, and Jusuf Nurkic celebrate following their 109-104 victory against the Utah Jazz in an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 22, 2019 - 1:47 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic had heard enough. Rudy Gobert chirped after blocking his shot and Jae Crowder got in his face. But in the third quarter, Nurkic tuned out all that noise and put the Portland Trail Blazers in position to beat the Utah Jazz 109-104 on Monday night. "They started...
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Iowa State forward Cameron Lard, left, tries to rebound over Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) and guard Ochai Agbaji, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 22, 2019 - 12:05 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas spent most of the first half Monday night chasing Iowa State all over the court, unable to keep up with the Cyclones' crisp ball movement and their resulting open shots. Jayhawks coach Bill Self made a subtle tweak that changed everything. Kansas began switching five on...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) goes up for a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 21, 2019 - 11:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid relished the chance to face James Harden, and wasn't going to let a little back tightness stop him. Embiid had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past fellow MVP contender Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-93 on Monday night. "I love playing...
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Minnesota Wild left wing Pontus Aberg (26) hits the puck up the ice against the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 21, 2019 - 11:14 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights' home arena has a reputation among some NHL players as being one of the toughest to play in and loudest in the league. The Minnesota Wild don't mind it a bit. Charlie Coyle scored his second game-winning goal of the season with 5:31 remaining Monday to lift...
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