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Anderson Silva would be right to choose family over fighting

When Anderson Silva fell to the floor clasping his broken leg just over a year ago, it was hard to imagine in that moment that he would ever return to the sport of mixed martial arts. In his mind, however, there was no other option. Silva went into surgery later that night and when he was wheeled into recovery the first thing he asked the doctor was when he'd be able to train so...
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Rihanna rocks DirecTV party on eve of Super Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Rihanna didn't need any help keeping the crowd energized during a pre-Super Bowl performance, but she enlisted Kanye West to raise the tempo even more. West bounded onto the stage at DirecTV's Super Saturday celebration as Rihanna sang the opening lines of their hit, ''All of the Lights,'' drawing an already ecstatic crowd into a frenzy. The pair shared the...
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Melbourne City beats Western Sydney 2-1 in A-League

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Aaron Mooy scored in the 73rd minute to clinch Melbourne City's 2-1, come-from-behind win over Western Sydney Wanderers on Sunday, leaving the reigning Asian club champions still winless after 15 rounds of Australian football's A-League. Japan's Yojiro Takahagi scored in the fifth minute of his A-League debut to give Western Sydney a 1-0 lead but Melbourne...
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AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Serena celebrates Aussie-style

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) After a night out, Serena Williams plans to continue the celebration of her 19th Grand Slam title with an Aussie-style barbecue. Williams hoisted her Australian Open trophy Sunday at a Melbourne park for the traditional day-after photo shoot. As she teetered around in heels, a slim skirt and midriff baring top, the No. 1-ranked player said she would have...
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Jimmy Fallon set for Super Bowl Sunday show in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) Jimmy Fallon is planning his own match-up on Super Bowl Sunday. The host of NBC's ''The Tonight Show'' is set to wage a lip sync contest with actors Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart during a special post-game episode at the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix. The contest is just one of the acts planned for the show. Pop singer Ariana Grande is also slated to perform. The show will...
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Cadel Evans finishes 5th in final race

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Tour de France winner Cadel Evans has finished fifth in his farewell race, the 174-kilometer (108-mile) Great Ocean Road Race. Belgium's Gianni Meersman won the race in a nine-man sprint while Evans, the 2011 Tour de France champion, came from well back but couldn't match the sprinters. Evans said ''in the finish I came from a reasonably good position but...
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Fight blog: Recap all the round-by-round UFC 183 action (VIDEO)

Fight blog: Recap all the round-by-round UFC 183 action (VIDEO)
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Griffin scores 31 points, Clippers beat Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- A disappointing loss left the Los Angeles Clippers angry, so they took out their frustration on the defending NBA champions. Blake Griffin had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Clippers rolled to a 105-85 victory over San Antonio on Saturday night, snapping the Spurs' six-game home winning streak. "They played harder than we did," San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich...
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George R.R. Martin recalls TV pilot with alien at Super Bowl

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) The creator of ''Game of Thrones'' says he once wrote a TV pilot with a plot focused on an alien landing at the Super Bowl. George R.R. Martin is now a famous author who has the clout to go to the Super Bowl. Martin attended the Rolling Stone party on the eve of the Super Bowl and plans to attend the game Sunday, his first ever trip to the big game. He is...
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Blake Griffin scores 31, leads Clippers to blowout of Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Blake Griffin had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers rolled to a 105-85 victory over San Antonio on Saturday night, snapping the Spurs' six-game home winning streak. Chris Paul had 20 points and Spencer Hawes scored 11. DeAndre Jordan added eight points and 19 rebounds while limiting All-Star reserve Tim Duncan to four points, which matched his...
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Flames rally in big third period to top Oilers 4-2

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Lance Bouma scored two of Calgary's four third-period goals and the Flames stormed back for a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Trailing 2-0 entering the final 20 minutes, Paul Byron got the comeback started by deflecting in Mason Raymond's shot 2:56 in. Bouma tied it just over three minutes later after snapping a shot through the pads...
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Coyotes look to solve Canadiens' Price

The Montreal Canadiens' Carey Price is certainly in the running for the Vezina Trophy, and he's making a case for the Hart Trophy, too. Price has looked every bit like an MVP against the Arizona Coyotes over the years. Coming off back-to-back shutouts, Price tries to improve to 7-0 in the series as the surging Canadiens host the Coyotes on Sunday. Price has stopped a combined 60...
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Dungey races to first Supercross victory of 2015, extends championship lead

Ryan Dungey raced to his first 450SX victory of the Monster Energy Supercross season and 15th overall, holding off Cole Seely on Saturday night at Angel Stadium. Dungey, the KTM rider from Belle Plaine, Minnesota, increased his lead in the season standings to 11 points over Suzuki's Ken Roczen, the winner of the first two Anaheim races of the season. Seely, riding a Honda, had the...
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Benson Henderson faces Brandon Thatch in main event for UFC Fight Night in Colorado

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has long toyed with the idea of taking fights at 170-pounds and with a main event slot open in two weeks he's officially making the move. Henderson has officially accepted the headline bout against up and coming welterweight Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night in Colorado on February 14. UFC officials announced the fight following the...
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Hingis, Paes win Australian Open mixed doubles title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Martina Hingis won her first Grand Slam title since returning from retirement, teaming with Leander Paes of India to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada. With Paes serving for the match, Hingis, a five-time singles champion, hit a hard overhead to Mladenovic, who...
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Wahlberg, Bay reunite for Matt Williams' pre-Super Bowl charity event

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. -- "Transformers" star Mark Wahlberg and director Michael Bay reunited Saturday night for a charity event that organizers said raised more than $1 million. The pair served as celebrity hosts for the Big Game Big Give event held at the luxurious home of Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams on the eve of the Super Bowl. Williams and wife Erika greeted guests...
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UC Davis edges Cal Poly in overtime 81-78

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) Josh Ritchart scored 24 points, including the 3-pointer that forced overtime, to help UC Davis to an 81-78 comeback win over Cal Poly on Saturday night. Trailing by 14 in the first half, UC Davis (16-4, 6-1 Big West) battled back during the second and tied the game at 65 with Ritchart's 3 to send the game into overtime. In OT, Cal Poly (10-10, 3-5) twice took...
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Warriors brush back Suns' challenge

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Stephen Curry had 25 points and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors snapped a two-game skid with a 106-87 win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. Klay Thompson scored 22 points, and Harrison Barnes added 13 points and eight rebounds to help the Western Conference-leading Warriors (37-8) shake off a slow start. They fell behind by 12 in the second...
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Niemi leads Sharks to 2-0 victory over Blackhawks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Antti Niemi made 31 saves in his 31st career shutout and the San Jose Sharks won their third straight game by beating the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Saturday night. Melker Karlsson scored early and Joe Thornton added an empty-net goal for the Sharks, who got their first regulation win over the Blackhawks since Feb. 10, 2012. Niemi did the rest against his former...
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Holliday, Harrison lead UMKC past Utah Valley State

OREM, Utah (AP) Martez Harrison had 17 points and seven assists, and Reese Holliday scored 17 to help Missouri-Kansas City beat Utah Valley State 66-59 on Saturday night. Zach Nelson's layup with 18:25 left gave Utah Valley State (8-12, 3-3 Western Athletic Conference) a 32-26 lead, but Reese scored eight straight - including back-to-back 3-pointers - to spark a 23-5 run that gave...
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Love booed loudly by fans in his return to Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Love expected to be booed by Timberwolves fans in his first game back in Minnesota since he was traded to Cleveland last summer. Wolves fans obliged on Saturday night in a 106-90 win for the Cavaliers. He said he wished the franchise would have been more successful in his six years with the club so it didn't come to this. ''I enjoyed a lot of the people that...
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Curry has 25, Warriors snap 2-game skid, eclipse Suns 106-87

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Stephen Curry had 25 points and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors snapped a two-game skid with a 106-87 win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. Klay Thompson scored 22 points, and Harrison Barnes added 13 points and eight rebounds to help the Western Conference-leading Warriors (37-8) shake off a slow start. They fell behind by 12 in the second...
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Top 10 ads to watch for during Super Bowl

It's almost show time. When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. After paying $4.5 million for a 30-second spot, advertisers are hoping to have the ad everyone will be talking about Monday morning. Here are 10 Super Bowl ads to watch out for: BUDWEISER "LOST DOG" Brewer Anheuser-Busch's 60...
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Anderson Silva victorious in return, wins decision over Nick Diaz

LAS VEGAS -- Nick Diaz lasted longer than most would have predicted against former middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Saturday night, but ultimately, the Stockton bad boy lost a unanimous decision. Scores were 49-46, and 50-45 (twice) in favor of the returning "Spider." The Brazilian collapsed to the floor in joy when his name was announced as the winner. It was his first fight...
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Cal State Bakersfield beats Seattle 71-61 in OT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Aly Ahmed scored 21 points, hauled in 12 rebounds and sank the go-ahead free throw in overtime to lead Cal State Bakersfield to a 71-61 win over Seattle on Saturday night. Seattle (10-10, 3-3 WAC) forced overtime with William Powell's layup to tie it at 74 with 10 seconds left in regulation, and quickly took the lead with a 3-pointer from Emerson Murray...
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