The Latest: Defending champion Federer wins in 1st round
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The Latest: Defending champion Federer wins in 1st round

Defending champion Roger Federer had an easy run in his first-round match at the Australian Open, beating Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 as he began his quest here for his 20th Grand Slam singles title

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Recovering Kvitova feels the love from Australian Open fans
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Recovering Kvitova feels the love from Australian Open fans

A year ago Petra Kvitova was recovering from a knife attack at her home in the Czech Republic, unsure if she'd ever play tennis again. So her first-round loss at the Australian Open didn't bother her in the overall scheme of things.

Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not discussed
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Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not discussed

Novak Djokovic confirms top men's players held a private meeting on the eve of the Australian Open to discuss issues related to the tour, but denied that any talk of boycotting Grand Slams over prize money was ever raised

No love lost: Clippers beat Rockets 113-102 in heated game
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No love lost: Clippers beat Rockets 113-102 in heated game

Lou Williams scored 31 points, Blake Griffin added 29 points before his ejection, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Houston Rockets 113-102 in Chris Paul's heated return to Staples Center against his old team

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Western New Mexico University hires new athletic director

Western New Mexico University has a new athletic director

Bad blood between Rockets, Clippers carries over after game
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Bad blood between Rockets, Clippers carries over after game

The hot tempers that flared up during the Los Angeles Clippers' victory over the Houston Rockets have carried over after the game

Howard brothers share sweet 3-point shots, brotherly bond
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Howard brothers share sweet 3-point shots, brotherly bond

Two of the best 3-point shooters in college basketball are bonded by brotherhood

Tina Charles given franchise tag by the New York Liberty
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Tina Charles given franchise tag by the New York Liberty

Tina Charles given franchise tag by the New York Liberty

Gonzaga and Saint Mary's meet in first WCC clash
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Gonzaga and Saint Mary's meet in first WCC clash

The first of two regular-season meetings between No. 13 Gonzaga and Saint Mary's is the first step in determining a West Coast Conference champion