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Andy Carroll accuses Brendan Rodgers of lying to him at Liverpool

Andy Carroll has accused Brendan Rodgers of lying to him when he was trying to force him out of Liverpool. Carroll faces Liverpool today with West Ham - over two years since Carroll left Merseyside on a season-long loan that then became a permanent £15m move to east London. He told The Times: "With Brendan Rodgers, there was a lot going on. What he was saying to me and what was...
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Relegation-haunted Hull City take on Newcastle

Relegation-haunted Hull City take on Newcastle
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Hingis, 34, back in Aussie Open final, 20 years after debut

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) When Martina Hingis came out retirement for the second time in her career two years ago, she set some ground rules for herself. She would only play doubles, no singles. And she only wanted partners who would help her win trophies. It took a little time, but the 34-year-old Hingis is becoming a fixture in Grand Slam finals again. The Swiss star and her partner...
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Australia grab first Asian Cup with dramatic win against South Korea

Australia won its first Asian Cup title by beating South Korea 2-1 after extra time Saturday in the final at Sydney's Olympic Stadium. Substitute James Troisi tapped home the winner after Kim Jin-hyeon could only parry striker Tomi Juric's low cross just before the midway point of extra time to give Australia its maiden continental title after it joined the Asian confederation in...
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List of Asian Cup champions

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Champions of the Asian Cup football tournament which ended Saturday: 2015 : Australia (at Australia) 2011: Japan (at Qatar) 2007: Iraq (at Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam) 2004: Japan (at China) 2000: Japan (at Lebanon) 1996: Saudi Arabia (at United Arab Emirates) 1992: Japan (at Japan) 1988: Saudi Arabia (at Qatar) 1984: Saudi Arabia (at...
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Australia beats South Korea 2-1 to win Asian Cup final

SYDNEY (AP) Australia won its first Asian Cup title by beating South Korea 2-1 after extra time Saturday in the final at Sydney's Olympic Stadium. Substitute James Troisi tapped home the winner after Kim Jin-hyeon could only parry striker Tomi Juric's low cross just before the midway point of extra time to give Australia its maiden continental title after it joined the Asian confederation...
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Ronaldo and Bale on wish list of Premier League giants

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Manchester City are ready to make a world-record bid for Cristiano Ronaldo - if he decides to return to England. Hull boss Steve Bruce has changed his mind and re-entered the race for Aaron Lennon. West...
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Sports, entertainment stars converge for ESPN party

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Stars from the sports and entertainment world mingled Friday night at ESPN's lavish pre-Super Bowl party, which featured an energetic performance from pop newcomer Charli XCX. Actors, television sports analysts and sports stars looked on as the ''Boom Clap'' singer belted out several of her hits, dancing and bounding around the stage. Among the notable guests...
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Turnovers doom Anaheim

Turnovers doom Anaheim
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Timberwolves vs. Cavaliers preview

In six seasons in Minnesota, Kevin Love witnessed how warmly the fans greeted former Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett each time he came back to town. On the eve of Love's first game back at Target Center since he was traded to Cleveland last summer, the second-best player in franchise history isn't expecting the same kind of reception. "Truthfully? Boooo," Love said Friday when asked...
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Imagine Dragons' bassist: Don't make Seahawks the hero

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Imagine Dragons bassist Ben McKee has a simple reason he wants the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl - he doesn't want to see the Seattle Seahawks made into heroes. McKee is a native of Forestville in Northern California and roots for the San Francisco 49ers. He doesn't want to see any good fortune visit a division rival, even if the Patriots have been...
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Serena captures 6th Australian Open, 19th Grand Slam title

  Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a commanding 6-3, 7-6 (5) win on Saturday night. Williams, coughing frequently and still affected by a recent cold, returned from a 13-minute rain interruption in the first set and fired an ace to start a run of...
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Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova to win 6th Australian Open, 19th Grand Slam title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova to win 6th Australian Open, 19th Grand Slam title.
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Serena Williams wins 1st set of Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Serena Williams, coughing frequently and still clearly affected by a recent cold, won the first set of her Australian Open final against Maria Sharapova 6-3 on Saturday. Rain began falling at Rod Laver Arena and the roof was closed with Williams serving at 30-30 and up a service break at 3-2. Play was stopped for 13 minutes while the court was dried by...
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Friday's Sports In Brief

NFL PHOENIX (AP) As if wishing made it so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described his league - and himself - as having addressed missteps on difficult matters such as domestic violence and being ready to move on. Nearing the end of a season he acknowledged was filled with ''plenty of challenges,'' Goodell was asked whether he thought he deserved a pay cut - ''That's up to the...
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Michigan State faces quick turnaround before Michigan

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Apparently even Tom Izzo's 60th birthday celebration can wait. The focus now is on Michigan. ''It's not a birthday today, guys. It's a work day. I'll have my birthday on Monday,'' said Izzo, who turned 60 on Friday. ''We've got work to do for two days, and that's all I've got my mind on right now.'' The Michigan State coach hasn't had much time to prepare...
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Spurs veteran Tim Duncan headed to All-Star Game

SAN ANTONIO (AP) At 38, Tim Duncan admits a few more days' rest might be better for him rather than playing in the All-Star Game. But there is no way he would pass up the chance to razz a former teammate. The San Antonio Spurs forward will make the 15th All-Star appearance of his 18-year career after being selected as a reserve for the Western Conference. The Feb. 15 game is at...
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A Super Bowl weekend at a golf tournament without Tiger

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Three previous trips were enough for Tiger Woods to leave quite an impression at the Phoenix Open. The hole-in-one on the most raucous hole in golf. Fans moving a half-ton boulder. A kid tossing an orange onto the green when he was putting. The most recent memory might have topped them all. He shot 82. Five hours Friday that were a blend of sadness and shock...
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Pats backup QB Garoppolo helps defense prepare for Wilson

PHOENIX (AP) A rookie who probably won't play in the Super Bowl could help the New England Patriots win it. By the time the game starts Sunday night, Jimmy Garoppolo will have done his primary job of preparing the team's defense by imitating speedy Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson in practice. ''I've had to get a lot faster real fast,'' Garoppolo said with a smile. Drafted in...
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Bledsoe, Dragic team up to thwart Bulls

PHOENIX -- As they have so often this season, Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic pushed the Phoenix Suns to victory. Bledsoe scored 23 points and backcourt mate Dragic had 21 as the Phoenix Suns held off the Chicago Bulls 99-93 on Friday night. "It's a hard matchup when you have two point guards on the floor at all times," the Bulls' Derrick Rose said. "...They are a hard team to defend...
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Suns-Warriors Preview

After rolling through much of this month, the Golden State Warriors are on the verge of their longest losing streak this season. They'll try to avoid a third straight loss by extending their home dominance over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. Golden State had won 13 of 14 and a franchise-best 19 in a row at home before a 113-111 overtime loss to Chicago on Tuesday. The Warriors...
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Blackhawks-Sharks Preview

The San Jose Sharks couldn't have asked for a better start to the season's second half. The Chicago Blackhawks just dominated the NHL's best team, too. San Jose tries to keep building Saturday night against the visiting Blackhawks, who are seeking a sixth win in eight matchups in the series. The Sharks (26-17-6) defeated league-leading Anaheim 6-3 on Thursday in their first action...
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Raptors-Wizards Preview

The Toronto Raptors' offense appears to be back on track after a miserable stretch. DeMar DeRozan and Toronto can match a season high with a sixth straight victory Saturday night when they visit the Washington Wizards, who hope to be refreshed following a flurry of games in spite of the precedent they've set. The Raptors (32-15) averaged 90.0 points on 39.2 percent shooting during...
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Bledsoe, Dragic ignite Suns offense in victory over Bulls

  Eric Bledsoe scored 23 points and backcourt mate Goran Dragic had 21 as the Phoenix Suns held off the Chicago Bulls 99-93 on Friday night. Bledsoe's six-footer high off the glass put the Suns up 97-93. It came after a 7-0 Chicago run that cut the lead to 95-93 on Aaron Brooks' layup with 31.9 seconds to go. Markieff Morris had 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Suns. His twin brother...
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Snoop Dogg keeping focus on youth football before Super Bowl

PHOENIX (AP) Super Bowl weekend isn't just about the championship game for Snoop Dogg - it's also a reminder that the next generation of NFL greats need to develop. The rapper has for years sponsored a youth football league that has now seen several players turn pro. Running back Ronnie Hillman, who was in Dogg's league growing up, was part of last year's Denver Broncos team that...
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