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Mattek-Sands, Safarova win Australian Open doubles title

Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the U.S., right, receives medical treatment from a trainer as playing partner Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic looks on in their women’s doubles final against Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan and China’s Zheng Jie at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic won the Australian Open women’s doubles title in their first tournament as a combination, beating Chan Yung-jan of Taiwan and China’s Zheng Jie 6-4, 7-6 (5) in Friday’s final.

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Some businesses stay clear of using Super Bowl name

PHOENIX (AP) — It is the game that must not be named — at least not without permission.

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California snaps 6-game skid, 76-67 over Washington State

California guard Tyrone Wallace (3) hits a jumper over Washington State guard Ike Iroegbu during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Gary Breedlove)

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The California Bears have struggled to score baskets, so they picked the perfect time to play the defensively challenged Washington State Cougars.

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Milwaukee team, college to build multipurpose facility

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks and Marquette University are teaming up to build a multipurpose center supporting collegiate and professional athletes, academic research and wellness initiatives.

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On Super Bowl Sunday, veggies are most popular food

CHICAGO (AP) — While the gladiators of the NFL are clashing in Phoenix at the Super Bowl, the titans of food will be fighting for supremacy at spreads across the country.

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