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Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Apoel during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Apoel and Barcelona , at GSP stadium, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/ Philippos Christou)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Calhoun helps No. 8 Duke women rout Buffalo 88-54

Duke's Oderah Chidom drives to the basket between Buffalo's Mackenzie Loesing, left, and Alexus Malone (34) during an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ted Richardson)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Sierra Calhoun had 21 points, and No. 8 Duke had five players score in double figures in an 88-54 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday night.

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No. 2 Notre Dame beats Quinnipiac 112-52

Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd, left, drives the lane as Quinnipiac forward Samantha Guastella defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 23 points to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 112-52 win over visiting Quinnipiac University Tuesday night.

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Tennis Hall of Fame says ‘Dodo’ Cheney dies at 98

In this July 10, 2004, file photo, Tennis great Dorothy "Dodo" Cheney, 87, of Santa Monica, Calif., plays during an exhibition match prior to ceremonies celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. The International Tennis Hall of Fame says Cheney, a member of the Hall and the first American woman to win the tournament now known as the Australian Open, has died at age 98. The Hall says Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, that Cheney died Sunday in Escondido, Calif., following a brief illness. (AP Photo/Victoria Arocho, File)

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The International Tennis Hall of Fame says Dorothy “Dodo” Cheney, a member of the Hall and the first American woman to win the tournament now known as the Australian Open, has died at age 98.

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Bollywood women soar but ask: Where’s the money?

In this Aug. 23, 2014 file photo, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra speaks during a promotional event for her film "Mary Kom" in Ahmadabad, India. This is Bollywood’s year of the woman. Some of the biggest hits in India's prolific movie industry this year have female leads in female-oriented stories. In “Mary Kom,” Chopra plays a female Olympic bronze-medal winning boxer. Previously, women were relegated to playing the male lead actor’s girlfriend, sister or mother in subservient roles reflecting the traditional dominance of men in Indian society. But for all their box-office success and newfound prominence, Bollywood actresses are asking: Where is the money?  (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)

NEW DELHI (AP) — This is Bollywood’s year of the woman. Some of the biggest hits in India’s prolific movie industry this year have female leads in female-oriented stories.

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