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What to Watch Wednesday at the Australian Open quarterfinals

Venus Williams of the U.S. celebrates after winning over Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Once upon a time, the story of women’s tennis was all about Serena and Venus Williams: The two sisters who rose from the concrete courts of Compton, California to play such transcending tennis that for a while the Grand Slams were nicknamed the Sisters Slams.

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Kraft takes the offensive, defends team, seeks NFL apology

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft reads a statement during a news conference Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — The New England Patriots came out swinging upon their arrival at the Super Bowl.

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Morris returns home to rebuild SMU with Texas made materials

In a Dec. 1, 2014, file photo new SMU head football coach Chad Morris speaks after being introduced during a  news conference at SMU in Dallas. The former Clemson offensive coordinator and former Texas high school football coach, Mossis is the latest coach trying to save SMU.. (AP Photo/LM Otero, file)

DALLAS (AP) — There is an NFL playoff game on the television in the cluttered luxury suite at Gerald J. Ford Stadium that new SMU coach Chad Morris is temporarily using as an office.

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S. Korea’s swimming star Park Tae-hwan fails a doping test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s former Olympic swim champion Park Tae-hwan has failed a recent doping test, his agency said Tuesday.

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Thomas: ankle is better as he heads into important offseason

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Julius Thomas is about to cash in, one way or another.

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