Maria Sharapova of Russia reaches for a backhand return during her second round match against compatriot Alexandra Panova at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

Maria Sharapova of Russia reaches for a backhand return during her second round match against compatriot Alexandra Panova at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

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SHARAPOVA PUSHED TO THE BRINK AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Maria Sharapova saves two match points to beat unheralded Russian compatriot Alexandra Panova in second round of Australian Open.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/2874f010e26c4b8a92900a8c18b28eb2/no-2-sharapova-saves-2-match-points-advances-aussie-open

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SUBBAN SCORES IN OT AS CANADIENS EDGE PREDATORS

Montreal beats Nashville 2-1 in overtime to stop Predators going top of Western Conference

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/9059c06019e24070adf4fd8c170e237b/pk-subban-scores-overtime-canadiens-beat-predators-2-1

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LIVERPOOL, CHELSEA DRAW 1-1 IN LEAGUE CUP SEMI 1ST LEG

Chelsea draws 1-1 at Liverpool in first leg of their English League Cup semifinal

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2015/01/20/liverpool-chelsea-1-1-after-1st-leg-of-league-cup-semi/22065461/

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1 DEAD, 3 WOUNDED AS GRENADE THROWN AT AFRICAN CUP FANS

One person is killed a three injured as a grenade is thrown at fans watching African Cup game.

http://hosted2.ap.org/ORBEN/a83f53f64d8747e1ba7ef3607401e6a5/Article_2015-01-20-AF-Guinea-Explosion/id-e8d61f0c836b42dba4ab6b91b085979f#.VL8oIkc7uM4

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THUNDER BEATS HEAT TO FINALLY GET INTO THE BLACK

Oklahoma City beats Miami 94-86 to finally get over .500 in win-loss record.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=NIZqtd8j