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WAWRINKA DOWNS NISHIKORI TO REACH AUSTRALIAN OPEN SEMI

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka beats Kei Nishikori in straight sets to reach Australian Open semifinals.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/89b13d067c4249a5ab72fcfbad42b9f1/stan-wawrinka-through-semifinals-australian-open

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CHELSEA BEATS LIVERPOOL TO REACH LEAGUE CUP FINAL

Chelsea move into English League Cup final with a fiery 1-0 extra time win over Liverpool

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2015/01/27/chelsea-reaches-league-cup-final-with-victory-over-liverpool/22427657/

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ROSE'S SHOT LIFTS BULL OVER WARRIORS IN OVERTIME

Derrick Rose sinks a basket with 7 seconds left in overtime to give Chicago a 113-111 win over NBA leader Golden State.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=o9ejo2vB

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PACQUIAO AND MAYWEATHER MEET IN PERSON FOR FIRST TIME

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. meet in person for the first time, exchange numbers at NBA game.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/206a39b2163d4daca20652de248a087c/mayweather-and-pacquiao-courtside-same-heat-game