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AP Source: NFL fines Lynch $20,000 for obscene gesture

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday's NFC championship game, a person with knowledge of the fine told The Associated Press on Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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4-time NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon makes 2015 season his last

Jeff Gordon, the charismatic four-time NASCAR champion who became the face of the sport as it exploded in popularity a generation ago, said Thursday that he will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Azarenka beats Wozniacki, joins Williams in 3rd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Unseeded and floating dangerously in the draw, two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka took out No. 8-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the third round at the first major of 2015.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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LeBron scores 26, Cavaliers cruise past Jazz 106-92

CLEVELAND (AP) — After Kevin Love dunked, the Cavaliers exchanged smiles, approving nods and a flurry of fist bumps and high-fives as Quicken Loans Arena rocked during a timeout.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Deflated balls latest in Belichick's reputation for guile

Add underinflated footballs to the list of incidents giving Bill Belichick a reputation for guile and playing above the rules.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Hutchinson stops 29 shots in Jets' 4-0 win over Blue Jackets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Michael Hutchinson has plans to spend the NHL All-Star break in New York, but there could be a sudden detour.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Boston 2024 makes Olympic bid info public

BOSTON (AP) — Sailing in Boston Harbor. Baseball at Fenway Park. Beach volleyball on Boston Common, the oldest public park in the United States.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Djokovic, Wawrinka join Williams in 3rd round in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams fended off three set points before going on a 10-game roll to beat Vera Zvonareva 7-5, 6-0 and move into the third round of the Australian Open.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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