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Stan Wawrinka through to semifinals of Australian Open

Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland makes a forehand return to Kei Nishikori of Japan  during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Defending champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori on Wednesday.

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Anderson earns 3rd career shutout, Ducks blank Canucks 4-0

Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen, of Denmark, watches as a Vancouver Canucks shot goes wide of the net during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Frederick Andersen had to make only 17 saves in his third career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 Tuesday night.

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Wall’s Wizards rally, send Lakers to 9th straight loss 98-92

Los Angeles Lakers' Wayne Ellington, left, goes up for a basket past Washington Wizards' John Wall during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Wall had 21 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds, and the Washington Wizards rallied from a 19-point deficit to send the Los Angeles Lakers to their ninth straight loss, 98-92 on Tuesday night.

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Coyle’s late goal lifts Wild past Oilers

Minnesota Wild's Nino Niederreiter (22) checks Edmonton Oilers' Derek Roy (8) during first period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Charlie Coyle scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:23 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.

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Randolph, Grizzlies hand Mavs 1st 3-game skid, 109-90

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) is hugged by teammate Nick Calathes (12) as Vince Carter (15) looks after Randolph scored during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Dallas. The Grizzlies won 109-90. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

DALLAS (AP) — Who needs timeouts when you have Z-Bo.

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