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Williams wins semifinal at Australian Open Williams wins semifinal at Australian Open
- January 29, 2016

Johanna Konta leaves the Australian Open proud of her achievements despite missing out on a maiden Grand Slam final. Her grip on the title looks unlikely to be threatened in the semi-finals by world number four Agnieszka Radwanska, who has lost all eight of her matches against the world number one. (more...)
Klay Thompson's big scoring night leads Warriors past Mavs
- January 29, 2016

Thompson had his 20th game with 20 or more points.... Dallas star Dirk Nowitzki had the night off to rest following a 92-90 road win at the Lakers on Tuesday. But when you're winning games and someone says, 'Well, you haven't done anything until you've seen Team X or Team Y or Team Z, ' OK. With a record-breaking season with regards to his individual stats and with the Warriors on pace to challenge the Bulls' 72-10 record, Curry has become one of the most popular players in the ... (more...)
Hayne to be evaluated in coming weeks Hayne to be evaluated in coming weeks
- January 28, 2016

Baalke traveled 13,000 miles over 10 days during his coaching search a year after the 49ers promoted former defensive line coach Jim Tomsula for one disappointing, 5-11 season at the helm. I have conviction in terms of how things are supposed to be done, the collaboration that has to go on within the organization for you to be successful. (more...)
Panthers to wear black jerseys for Super Bowl 50
- January 27, 2016

It's unlikely he'll be back in Denver next season, but it's not entirely implausible that another team in the National Football League will pick him up. The only selection not available was the Panthers' customary all white that they've worn both at home and on the road, including in their pair of playoff wins in Charlotte. (more...)
Research begins into possibility of a vaccine for Zika virus
- January 27, 2016

Symptoms can last from several days to a week. Speaking to reporters Tuesday at the U.N.'s Geneva office, WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier said the "big task" of health officials is to try to establish a link between the virus and microcephaly, which involves abnormally small heads in newborns and can affect brain development. (more...)
Zika virus link to small-head condition 'circumstantial'
- January 27, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with the American Academy of Pediatrics came up with the guidelines released Tuesday. The arrival of Zika in Brazil past year initially caused little alarm, as the virus' symptoms are generally much milder than those of dengue. (more...)