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TENNIS-AUSTRALIAN OPEN Djokovic wins 9th Australian Open, 18th Slam title MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic (NOH’-vak JOH’-kuh-vich) has beaten Daniil Medvedev (DAN’-ihl MEHD’-veh-dehv) in three sets to win his ninth Australian Open championship and 18th Grand Slam title. Djokovic used superb serving, his usual relentless returning and baseline excellence to grab 11 of 13 games in one stretch and…

NJIT seeks revenge on Binghamton

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Binghamton (3-13, 3-10) vs. NJIT (7-10, 6-9) Wellness and Events Center, Newark, New Jersey; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Binghamton goes for the season sweep over NJIT after winning the previous matchup in Newark. The teams last played each other on Feb. 20, when the Bearcats shot 56.9 percent from the field while holding NJIT’s shooters to just 36.1…

Update on the latest sports

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TENNIS-AUSTRALIAN OPEN Djokovic wins 9th Australian Open, 18th Slam title MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic (NOH’-vak JOH’-kuh-vich) has beaten Daniil Medvedev (DAN’-ihl MEHD’-veh-dehv) in three sets to win his ninth Australian Open championship and 18th Grand Slam title. Djokovic used superb serving, his usual relentless returning and baseline excellence to grab 11 of 13 games in one stretch and…

The Latest: Foss-Solevåg says winning 2 golds “is a dream”

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CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Austria (AP) — The Latest from the skiing world championships (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Sebastian Foss-Solevåg says winning two gold medals at the skiing world championships “is a dream.” The Norwegian skier won the men’s slalom after triumphing in the team event four days ago. Norway arrived at the worlds with many racers missing because of injuries….

The Latest: Djokovic says he did tear muscle in Australia

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Day 14 of the Australian Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Novak Djokovic says he did tear an abdominal muscle in his third-round match at the Australian Open. That’s what he announced right after that win, but then he refused to go into details until the tournament was over. Now that…

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NBA-SCHEDULE Heat top Lakers in L.A. UNDATED (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have been held under 100 points in two straight home games while playing without starters Anthony Davis and Dennis Schröder. Kendrick Nunn scored 27 points and the Miami Heat won a rematch of last year’s NBA Finals by downing the defending champs, 96-94. Jimmy Butler had 24…

SIUE looks to end streak vs Morehead St.

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Morehead State (17-7, 14-3) vs. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (8-14, 6-10) Sam M. Vadalabene Center, Edwardsville, Illinois; Monday, 6 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Morehead State looks to extend Southern Illinois-Edwardsville’s conference losing streak to five games. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville’s last OVC win came against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles 81-63 on Feb. 11. Morehead State won 79-69 at UT Martin in its last…

USC looks for home win vs Stanford

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Stanford (14-9, 10-7) vs. Southern California (18-4, 12-3) Galen Center, Los Angeles; Monday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Southern California looks for its fifth straight win over Stanford at Galen Center. The last victory for the Cardinal at Southern California was a 78-76 win on Jan. 11, 2015. SQUAD LEADERS: Southern California’s Evan Mobley has averaged 17.1 points, 8.8 rebounds…

Pacific looks to extend streak vs Portland

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Pacific (7-7, 4-6) vs. Portland (6-14, 0-11) Earle A. Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Pacific looks for its 10th straight win in the head-to-head series over Portland. Pacific has won by an average of 13 points in its last nine wins over the Pilots. Portland’s last win in the series came on Dec. 29, 2016,…

LIU Brooklyn looks to extend streak vs CCSU

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Central Connecticut (4-14, 4-11) vs. Long Island-Brooklyn (8-7, 8-7) Steinberg Wellness Center, Brooklyn, New York; Sunday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Long Island-Brooklyn looks for its seventh straight win in the head-to-head series over Central Connecticut. In its last six wins against the Blue Devils, Long Island-Brooklyn has won by an average of 15 points. Central Connecticut’s last win in…