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Wawrinka, Raonic advance at Paris Masters

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, returns the ball to Dominic Thiem of Austria, during their second round match at the ATP World Tour Masters tennis tournament at Bercy stadium in Paris, France, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer was made to fight all the way by local favorite Jeremy Chardy before reaching the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday, while Andy Murray moved one match away from qualifying for the ATP Finals.

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Net gain: NYR Lundqvist repped by Federer’s agency

In this Sept. 8, 2013, file photo, New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist watches play during the women's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Roger Federer's long-time agent is branching out beyond tennis. The agency headed by Tony Godsick _ who has worked with 17-time major champion Federer for nearly a decade _ will represent Henrik Lundqvist for off-ice marketing deals. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer’s longtime agent is branching out beyond tennis.

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EPL referee faces music over Ed Sheeran concert

LONDON (AP) — A Premier League referee has been dropped this weekend for breaking protocol so that he could watch an Ed Sheeran pop concert.

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Petra Kvitova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup final

PRAGUE (AP) — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will lead the Czech Republic and Angelique Kerber will play for Germany in next week’s Fed Cup final.

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Contador wins Velo d’Or award

PARIS (AP) — Tour of Spain champion Alberto Contador has capped his tumultuous season by winning the Velo d’Or award as the best rider of 2014.

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