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Brady feels better, expects to be 100 percent for Super Bowl

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady answers questions during a news conference Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Tom Brady expects his cold to be gone in time for the Super Bowl.

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2016 Rio Olympic torch relay to reach 90 percent of people

President of Brazil's Olympic Committee Carlos Arthur Nuzman attends a press conference to launch the Olympic torch relay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Organizers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics say the Olympic torch relay will visit 250 towns and cities, reaching 90 percent of Brazil's 200 million people. Organizers gave few specific details Thursday about the exact route, but the announcement of the on-going preparation is another milestone with the games set to start in 1 1/2 years. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Organizers of the torch relay for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro say it will visit 250 towns and cities across Brazil, reaching 90 percent of its 200 million people.

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Bubka troubled by Ukraine conflict as he seeks IAAF top job

In this Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 file photo, retired pole vaulter Sergei Bubka gestures to spectators before presenting the medals for the men's pole vault at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. Bubka has made it official: He's running for president of the International Association of Athletics Federations. The Ukrainian announced his candidacy Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 confirming what had been widely expected for months. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)

LONDON (AP) — Sergei Bubka has more than just votes on his mind as he campaigns for the top job in track and field.

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Packers fans caught in Super Bowl ticket mess still waiting

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The National Football League continues to make good on the Super Bowl ticket debacle four years ago in Texas.

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Expletives and in-your-face tennis at the Australian Open

Kim Sears, fiancee of Andy Murray of Britain  applauds after Murray's semifinal win over Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray’s four-set win over Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open on Thursday will be remembered more for the tension between the players than the shot-making on the court.

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