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Switzerland wins Davis Cup final

Swiss team, from the left, Michael Lammer, Marco Chiudinelli, Stanislas Wawrinka, Roger Federer and coach Severin Luthi hold their trophy after winning the Davis Cup final at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Federer won 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to give Switzerland a 3-1 lead and victory. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match Sunday as Switzerland won the Davis Cup final against France by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead.

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Hamilton wins F1 title at Abu Dhabi; Rosberg 2nd

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain arrives for the Formula one drivers end session group photo ahead of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — British driver Lewis Hamilton clinched his second Formula One title in style after winning the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, with title rival Nico Rosberg drifting out of contention after failing to recover from a poor start.

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Koudelka wins World Cup season opener in ski jump

Winner Roman Koudelka of Czech Republic  is framed by second placed Stefan Kraft of Austria, left, and third placed Andreas Wellinger of Germany, right, during the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Klingenthal, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

KLINGENTHAL, Germany (AP) — Roman Koudelka overcame blustery conditions to claim his first World Cup win at the season-opening individual ski jumping event on Sunday.

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Stenson retains World Tour Championship title

Henrik Stenson from Sweden holds the trophy of the DP World Golf Championship as he poses for a picture after the final round of DP World Golf Championship, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Stenson has successfully defended his DP World Tour Championship title at the European Tour's season-ending event. (AP Photo)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Henrik Stenson birdied the last two holes Sunday to successfully defend his DP World Tour Championship title at the European Tour’s season-ending event.

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Pheasants being released in 9 Nebraska areas

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is releasing rooster pheasants in nine wildlife management areas in time for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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