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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2014, file photo, Jeff Gordon climbs into his car before practice for the NASCAR Bank of America Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Chase Elliott will replace Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet when the four-time NASCAR champion gives up his seat at the end of this season. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)
Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next seasonHendrick Motorsports picks Chase Elliott to succeed Jeff Gordon in No. 24 Chevrolet next year
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2014 file photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, left, attends a pretrial hearing in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of murdering semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd.  A jury is expected to be seated for opening arguments in his murder trial as early as Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Judge Susan Garsh had cleared 53 potential jurors after individually questioning them to weed out people who are biased, have a hardship or have a valid reason to be excused. Lawyers from both sides will have the chance to eliminate 18 people each from the final pool on Monday for any reason. Eighteen jurors will be seated. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool, File)
Prosecutor: Aaron Hernandez orchestrated killing, cover-upProsecutor says in opening statements that Aaron Hernandez orchestrated killing, then cover-up
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Andy Murray of Britain, right,  is congratulated by Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic after winning their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Williams aims for 19th major after reaching Aussie finalWilliams sets up Aussie Open final vs Sharapova, aiming for major GS 19; Murray into 4th final
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2010, file photo, Omar Minaya speaks to the media in the New York Mets clubhouse at Citi Field in New York.    A person familiar with the decision says former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya is leaving his job as senior vice president of the San Diego Padres to become a special adviser to Major League Baseball Players Association head Tony Clark. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, because the hiring had not been made public. The union was expected to announce the decision later in the day. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Omar Minaya leaves Padres, joins union as adviserOmar Minaya leaves San Diego Padres and joins union as special adviser to head Tony Clark
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Kim Sears, fiancee of Andy Murray of Britain  applauds after Murray's semifinal win over Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Expletives and in-your-face tennis at the Australian OpenExpletives, glares, mutters, ball complaints: an Australian Open semi like no others
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Portland Trail Blazers’ Meyers Leonard (11) fouls Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Irving dazzles, scores 55 as Cavs win 8th straight gameKyrie Irving scores 55 points _ most in NBA _ as Cavs win eighth straight, 99-94 over Blazers
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Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic bites a ball during his semifinal match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Murray into final; Williams, Sharapova to meet in AustraliaMurray into 4th Australian Open final; Serena Williams, Sharapova to play for title
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Spieth ready for big show _ Phoenix and TigerJordan Spieth starts his 3rd year coming off 2 big wins
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Dragic, Tucker help Suns hold off worn-out Washington 106-98Dragic scores 20, Tucker has big 4th in Suns' win over worn-out Washington Wizards 106-98
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