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The Galveston County Daily News : Sports

January 28, 2015

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Tony Stewart acquires national sprint car series tour

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart won't be back in a sprint car, by his own estimation, for "a very, very long time."

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Williams sisters, Madison Keys picked for US Fed Cup team
Posted: January 28, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The Williams sisters and teenage Australian Open semifinalist Madison Keys have been chosen for the United States as it seeks to return to the top group in the Fed Cup.

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Williams sisters, Madison Keys picked for US Fed Cup team
Posted: January 28, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The Williams sisters and teenage Australian Open semifinalist Madison Keys have been chosen for the United States as it seeks to return to the top group in the Fed Cup.

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After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial.

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Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm

PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people gather every year to hobnob with A-list celebrities at a charity bash thrown in the Super Bowl's host city. But instead of heading to a trendy nightclub or swanky restaurant, organizers this year are throwing the party inside a private home.

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Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl for the big game
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm

PHOENIX (AP) — As Facebook's latest step into sports, the social media giant is launching Trending Super Bowl — a real-time hub for content from Sunday's game between the Patriots and Seahawks.

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Man dies from heart attack before pro-am in Dubai
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A founding member of the golf club hosting this week's Dubai Desert Classic has died after suffering cardiac arrest while warming up on the driving range before the pro-am for the European Tour event.

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Sochi hockey team thriving a year after Winter Olympics
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Many Russians laughed when Sochi was selected to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. Not only was Sochi one of the warmest places in Russia, it also had no history of winter sports.

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Djokovic, Keys both loving being in Australian Open semis
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 11:03 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was difficult to tell who was more pleased with reaching the Australian Open semifinals: No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, advancing to his 25th at a Grand Slam tournament, or 19-year-old Madison Keys, who beat Venus Williams to get into her first.

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