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Anderson Silva returns at UFC 183 with his broken leg healed

FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2012, file photo, Anderson Silva, right, from Brazil, throws a punch at Stephan Bonnar, from the United States, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro. Silva tumbled from the pinnacle of mixed martial arts in 2013, finishing the year with a badly broken leg an-d no title belt. The greatest fighter in MMA history insists he never considered retiring, and he returns from a 13-month absence Saturday against Nick Diaz at UFC 183.  (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Gabriel Silva is a promising young boxer, and that doesn’t please his famous father one bit.

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William Shatner knows the ups, downs of traveling

Ina Thursday, July 3, 2014 file photo, Calgary Stampede Parade Marshal William Shatner speaks to the media about the upcoming event at a news conference in Calgary, Alberta. Shatner returns as the priceline.com Negotiator in a new ad campaign that launches Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, with Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting again playing the travel pro's daughter. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Shatner is back as a shrewd, unflappable travel expert in his latest TV commercial for an online company.

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Air Force beats San Jose State 66-52

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Matt Mooney scored 20 points off the bench to lead Air Force to a 66-52 win over San Jose State on Wednesday night.

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Djokovic, Federer, Nadal headline field for Indian Wells

Novak Djokovic of Serbia stretches out for a return to Milos Raonic of Canada during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Defending champion Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal headline the field for the BNP Paribas Open in March, giving the tournament the top three men’s players in the world during its 40th anniversary in the Southern California desert.

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AP Source: Angels avoid arbitration with David Freese

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that third baseman David Freese has avoided arbitration with the Los Angeles Angels, agreeing to a one-year deal for $6.425 million.

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