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Rosberg leads Hamilton in Malaysian GP practice

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his car out of the pit after the tire change during the second practice session for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday, while Mercedes’ run of nine straight front-row lockouts in Formula One came to an end as Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel qualified second.

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Tuktamysheva takes women’s title at figure skating worlds

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia performs during the Ladies Free Skating event in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Tuktamysheva finished in first place in the event. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Last season, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva finished a lowly 10th at the Russian national championships and had to sit at home while fellow Russian Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal at the Sochi Olympics. Then she broke her foot and was off the ice altogether for three months.

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US women’s medal drought continues at figure skating worlds

Ashley Wagner of the United States performs during the Ladies Free Skating event in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — For the ninth straight year, there wasn’t an American woman on the podium at the figure skating world championships.

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What to Watch in the Cricket World Cup final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Cricket World Cup final on Sunday will feature the tournament co-hosts and traditional sports rivals Australia and New Zealand. The Australians have won four World Cup titles from six previous finals.

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Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review

Duke's Justise Winslow (12) and Tyus Jones (5) react after a college basketball regional semifinal game against Utah in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 27, 2015, in Houston. Duke won 63-57. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree.

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