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Spieth ready for big show _ Phoenix and Tiger

Tiger Woods catches his golf ball on the ninth green during the pro-am for the Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale, Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods faced dozens of reporters and cameras, a big gathering in a crowded section outside the clubhouse at the TPC Scottsdale. Just then, Jordan Spieth walked on a path above the staging area and smiled when he saw the scene.

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Irving dazzles, scores 55 as Cavs win 8th straight game

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James watches in the final minute of an NBA basketball game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers defeated the Trail Blazers 99-94. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving clapped his hands as he walked to the middle of the locker room unaware of the surprise his teammates had in store for him.

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Upstate NY man assaults mom, steals cash with her ATM card

DUANESBURG, N.Y. (AP) — A 37-year-old upstate New York man is facing assault and robbery charges for an attack on his 69-year-old mother.

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Church displaying homeless Jesus statue to raise awareness

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Orlando church is using a provocative depiction of Jesus to call attention to homelessness.

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Serena Williams to maintain No 1 ranking after Melbourne

Serena Williams of the U.S. serves to her compatriot Madison Keys during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will remain No. 1 and No. 2 in the WTA rankings, regardless of who wins when they meet in the Australian Open final on Saturday.

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