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Machida, Wagner look to clinch spots for GP Final

Silver medalist Russia's Anna Pogorilaya performs during Exhibition Program at the Cup of Russia ISU Grand Prix figure skating event in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

BORDEAUX, France (AP) — World championships runner-up Tatsuki Machida of Japan and Ashley Wagner of the United States hope to clinch spots for the Grand Prix Final when they compete at the Trophee Bompard, which starts Friday.

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Japan beats MLB All-Stars 6-4 in exhibition game

NAHA, Japan (AP) — Yuki Yanagita drove in two runs in the eighth inning as Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 6-4 Thursday in an exhibition game following their five-game postseason tour.

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Algieri hopes to be Rocky story against Pacquiao

In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, left, of the Philippines, and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of United States, right, pose for photographers during a news conference in Macau. the boxers are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

MACAU (AP) — No one questions Chris Algieri’s toughness, not after he got up from two first round knockdowns and fought half-blinded the rest of the way to somehow pull out a decision win in his June title fight with the feared Ruslan Provodnikov.

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Pacquiao back in China against unbeaten Algieri

In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, left, of the Philippines, and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of United States, right, pose for photographers during a news conference in Macau. the boxers are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao didn’t need the huge bouquet of flowers he was holding to feel welcome in this gambling enclave, where he will be fighting at an odd hour Sunday against an opponent who has to already feel as though he won boxing’s biggest lottery.

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Bianchi out of artificial coma and taken to France

This is a Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 file photo of Marussia driver Jules Bianchi of France as he waves during drivers' parade before the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan.The parents of Formula One driver Jules Bianchi said Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014 he has been taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital. Bianchi, who crashed during last month's Japanese Grand Prix, remains in a critical condition with severe head injuries, his parents said in a statement. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

NICE, France (AP) — Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is showing signs of recovery following a life-threatening crash, and is breathing unaided after being taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital.

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