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WESTBROOK LEADS THUNDER PAST CAVALIERS

Oklahoma City capitalizes on the absence of LeBron James to beat Cleveland, with Russell Westbrook leading the way.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=C7D1I4r5

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TORINO COMPLETES ITALIAN CLEAN SWEEP IN EUROPA LEAGUE

Torino advances in Europa League to make it four Italian clubs in knockout stages.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2014/12/11/torino-completes-italian-sweep-in-europa-league/20262095/

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BUTTON KEEPS MCLAREN F1 SEAT ALONGSIDE ALONSO

Formula One team McLaren retains Jenson Button to partner the returning Fernando Alonso in 2015, relegating Kevin Magnussen to reserve.

http://racing.ap.org/article/mclaren-signs-alonso-drive-button-2015

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RUSSIAN ATHLETICS CHIEF STANDS ASIDE FROM IAAF ROLE DURING DOPE PROBE

Russian athletics chief stands down as IAAF treasurer during probe into doping.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/cca30eb8acf248f7ada9095f9f970a90/russian-athletics-chief-leaves-iaaf-role

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QATAR BIDS TO HOST BASKETBALL WORLD CUP

Qatar is among six bidders to host the 2019 basketball World Cup.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/55023a9f7ca04127b7f816f276c3d283/qatar-among-6-bidders-host-basketball-world-cup

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