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The Latest: Wawrinka advances to Australian Open semifinals
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open (all times local):...



NASCAR overhauls race and playoff format
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR is taking a progressive approach to modernizing its series with a radical new format....



APNewsBreak: Spring training to be shortened slightly in '18
NEW YORK (AP) -- For everyone who thinks spring training is too long, help is on the way - a little, anyway....



Waiters for the win: Heat stun Warriors, 105-102
MIAMI (AP) -- Dion Waiters went from air ball to game-winner....



Jones, Holiday lead Pelicans past Cavs 124-122
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- LeBron James stroked his beard as he sat in his locker and tried to make sense of Cleveland's recent slide....



Patriots' defense ignored critics on the way to Super Bowl
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- There's a mantra that players quickly come to learn when they play for Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots....



Smith, NC State stun No. 17 Duke 84-82
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- The ball - and No. 17 Duke's final chance to tie - bounced off Jayson Tatum's foot and right to North Carolina State star freshman Dennis Smith Jr....



Overreactions: There's no stopping Matt Ryan and the Falcons
There's no stopping Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons....



Bengals apologize for Pacman Jones' behavior after arrest
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals took the unusual step of apologizing on Monday night for the conduct of cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones that was recorded in a police video released to the media....



Family, fans mourn for Dominican pitcher Yordano Ventura
LAS TERRENAS, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Dozens of children wearing blue T-shirts with the name "Ventura" emblazoned on the back gathered around a coastal home on Monday to pay their respects to their idol: Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura....