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It wasn't his first refusal to speak to the media, but at Super Bowl Media Day, Marshawn Lynch exposed the hypocrisy in fining him.

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  • D-III dynasty at Wisconsin-Whitewater in transition

    WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — Change is coming for a small-school dynasty. The search for a new football coach at Division III Wisconsin-Whitewater may not draw the kind of scrutiny that, say, Big Ten power Wisconsin…

  • A look at player of the year candidates in men’s hoops

    The college basketball regular season has about six weeks left and AP has a look at player of the year candidates. Like last season, there are a couple of front-runners and a handful of players…

  • A letter to Commissioner Manfred

    WASHINGTON — On the afternoon of Jan. 25, I returned to my apartment after receiving an email from you, Rob Manfred, the new commissioner of Major League Baseball. You addressed the present and the future of…

  • Long after Twitter feud, Revis, Sherman pledge respect

    PHOENIX (AP) — Darrelle Revis long reigned supreme among NFL cornerbacks. Then came along this upstart Richard Sherman, who proclaimed himself the best and backed it up. Now they get to state their case on…

  • Tenacity remains a challenge for Minnesota’s Walker

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mo Walker has plenty of discipline. He dropped about 60 pounds after Richard Pitino was hired to make sure he could keep up with Minnesota coach’s faster style. The 6-foot-10 center’s biggest…

  • Nishikori not disappointed with Australian Open finish

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori was circumspect about his quarterfinal loss at the Australian Open on Wednesday, saying there’s nothing wrong with getting to the final eight of any Grand Slam…

  • Venus Williams exits Aussie Open with heartfelt advice

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Asked what the future might hold for her young opponent, Venus Williams offered some heartfelt advice that could easily apply to her own career. “Sky’s the limit,” said the 34-year-old Williams.…

  • Andersen earns 3rd career shutout, Ducks blank Canucks 4-0

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — As they dive into the second half of the season, Frederik Andersen and the Anaheim Ducks don’t want to change a thing. Andersen had to make only 17 saves in…

  • What to watch at Aussie Open: Keys takes on another Williams

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For the third consecutive year, a 19-year-old with nothing to lose has made a big run to the women’s semifinals at the Australian Open, putting the old guard on notice. In…

  • Coyle’s late goal lifts Wild past Oilers

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — A trip to Edmonton usually seems to be able to break the Minnesota Wild out of a funk. Charlie Coyle scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:23 remaining to lift the Wild…

  • Serena Williams advances, Venus out of Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Madison Keys defeated one Williams sister Wednesday at the Australian Open. On Thursday, the 19-year-old American will try to make it two, and this sibling might be a little tougher, even…

  • Rose’s shot lifts Bulls over Warriors 113-111 in overtime

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — One after another, teams trotted into rowdy Oracle Arena the past two months confident they could cool off the NBA’s hottest team on their home floor. It took 113 points, 53…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 43 4779 111.1 Dallas 46 4943 107.5 Phoenix 46 4939 107.4 L.A. Clippers 45 4828 107.3 Toronto 45 4758 105.7 Atlanta…

  • Gaudreau scores twice to lead Flames in 4-1 win over Sabres

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Only 48 hours after playing in his first All-Star game, Johnny Gaudreau was back in Calgary making the type of impact that earned the Flames’ rookie an invite to the NHL’s…

  • Boise St. comes back from 12-down; beats Colorado St. 82-78

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derrick Marks scored 26 of his 28 points in the second half and made the go-ahead 3-pointer as Boise State defeated Colorado State 82-78 on Wednesday. Marks drained a 3-pointer with…