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Latvia loves Sabres’ Girgensons in All-Star vote

Buffalo Sabres center Zemgus Girgensons, left, of Latvia, tries to move around Ottawa Senators goaltender Robin Lehner, of Sweden, during the team shootout of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Buffalo, N.Y. Buffalo won 5-4. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Latvia is in love with Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons, who remains the runaway leader in the NHL All-Star game fan vote.

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Black Captain America leading comic book diversity

This comic book cover image released by Marvel shows the "All-New Captain America." Marvel Comics and DC Comics are leading a push for diversity in their industry’s mainstream characters. The new black Captain America comic book debuted in November.  (AP Photo/Marvel)

WASHINGTON (AP) — For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they truly reflect all the hues of American society.

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Atlanta, Baltimore, Philadelphia, NJ host Gold Cup

NEW YORK (AP) — The knockout rounds of next year’s CONCACAF Gold Cup will be played at Atlanta, Baltimore and Philadelphia along with East Rutherford, New Jersey, and part of the tournament will be played in Canada for the first time.

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Arizona can clinch NFC West with win over Seattle

NEW YORK (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals (11-3) can clinch the NFC West and home-field advantage throughout the conference playoffs with a win over division rival Seattle on Sunday night.

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Robin Williams’ suicide seizes the year on Google

In this March 27, 2010 file photo, actor Robin Williams speaks at The 24th American Cinematheque Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The reaction to Williams’ death in August 2014 topped Google’s list of the year’s fastest-rising search requests. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.

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