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Hot-shooting Oregon scorches UCLA 82-64, 5 in double figures

Oregon's Jalil Abdul-Bassit, center, goes to the basket between UCLA's Thomas Welsh, left, and Norman Powell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Joseph Young led five Oregon scorers in double figures with 16 points as the Ducks rode 75 percent shooting from the field in the first half to an 82-64 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

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Belichick on deflated balls: ‘We try to do everything right’

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is defending the way his team preps its game balls and said his team earned its spot in the Super Bowl fairly.

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Ex-Major League Baseball player Ted Lilly accused of fraud

This 2013 file photo shows Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ted Lilly. The former major league baseball player has been charged in California with three felonies related to insurance fraud, the San Luis Obispo Tribune reported, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Former Major League Baseball player Ted Lilly has been charged in California with three felonies related to insurance fraud, according to a newspaper report.

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Yukon Quest musher adding helmet after 2014 concussion

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Veteran musher Brent Sass had to withdraw from the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race last year after falling asleep, falling from his sled and smacking his head on the surface of a frozen lake.

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Ohio teen sacrifices leg to beat cancer, get back to sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — The elite athlete who endures pain in order to compete is part of the mythology of sports.

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