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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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McIlroy a shot behind clubhouse leaders at Dubai Classic

Bernd Wiesberger of Austria plays a bunker shot on the 18th hole during the round one of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger made seven birdies on his last 10 holes Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic.

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Syracuse’s perimeter defense struggling as break comes

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim watches in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. North Carolina won 93-83. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has a week off to recuperate after a six-game stretch in 15 days.

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Smelt dipping season on Oregon, Washington rivers

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Fishermen will have another chance this year to dip smelt from the Cowlitz and Sandy rivers.

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Irving dazzles, scores 55 as Cavs win 8th straight game

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James watches in the final minute of an NBA basketball game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers defeated the Trail Blazers 99-94. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving clapped his hands as he walked to the middle of the locker room, unaware of the surprise his teammates had in store for him.

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