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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after defeating Germany's Florian Mayer in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
Pursuing a record 23rd major title, Williams opens with winAfter starting her quest for a record 23rd Grand Slam title with a 6-4, 6-3 first-round win over Belinda Bencic on Tuesday, Serena Williams wore a black shirt with the word "Equality" printed across the front into her news conference
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, right, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 120-98. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Paul hurt, but Clippers trounce Thunder to go 7-0 in 2017J.J. Redick scored 20 points, DeAndre Jordan had 19 points and 15 rebounds, and the streaking Los Angeles Clippers overcame Chris Paul's injury to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-98
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving, right, and Golden State Warriors' Zaza Pachulia (27) chase a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Warriors rout defending champion Cavaliers 126-91 in rematchStephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors certainly looked ready to trade some more blows with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers come June
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James wipes his face during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 126-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Green fouls LeBron, appears to mock him for floppingDraymond Green and LeBron James went at it again in the first half of the Cavaliers' visit to Golden State
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby falls to the ice as the puck bounces in front of him in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals in Pittsburgh, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Penguins halt Capitals' win streak at 9 in wild 8-7 victoryConor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals' nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory that included nine second-period goals
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Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters, left, breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, right, during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Steelers downplay Tomlin's vulgar description of PatriotsAntonio Brown wanted to let the world in on the party when he live streamed the giddy celebration in the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room after an 18-16 playoff win over Kansas City
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