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West Ham, Villa win in 4th round, stem flow of FA Cup upsets

Bristol City's Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, top, and West Ham United's James Tomkins battle for the ball during the English FA Cup fourth round soccer match at Ashton Gate, Bristol, England, Sunday Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/PA, Andrew Matthews) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — West Ham and Aston Villa defeated lower-league opponents in the fourth round Sunday to stem the flow of upsets in the FA Cup.

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Bookmaker-funded Ginola campaign could breach FIFA rules

LONDON (AP) — Even if David Ginola gains the nominations required by Thursday’s deadline to stand against Sepp Blatter, his improbable bookmaker-funded campaign could be scuppered by FIFA’s gambling rules.

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Grace shares 4-way lead after Qatar Masters 3rd round

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Branden Grace and Bernd Wiesberger birdied their last holes to keep a share of the lead after round three at the Qatar Masters on Friday.

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Prince Andrew denies claims he had sex with underage girl

Britain's Prince Andrew attends the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott)

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Britain’s Prince Andrew on Thursday publicly denied for the first time allegations that he had sex with an underage teenager.

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Rihanna wins court battle over Topshop T-shirt

In this Feb. 7, 2009 file photo, Rihanna arrives at the Clive Davis pre-Grammy party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Pop singer Rihanna has won a court battle against fashion retailer Topshop over a T-shirt featuring a photo of her. Britain's Court of Appeal on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 upheld an earlier ruling that Topshop can't sell the shirt bearing the singer's image without her approval. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

LONDON (AP) — Pop singer Rihanna has won a court battle against fashion retailer Topshop over a T-shirt featuring a photo of her.

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