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Segura traded to Arizona

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers traded shortstop Jean Segura and minor league pitcher Tyler Wagner to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a five-player deal. Milwaukee acquired infielder Aaron Hill, right-hander Chase Anderson, shortstop Isan Diaz and cash. The money is to offset Hill’s 2016 salary.

Djokovic, Serena hit new heights in Melbourne semis

MELBOURNE PARK, Australia — Novak Djokovic hit some spectacular shots and showed true grit to hold off a Roger Federer fightback as he reached the final of the Australian Open for the fifth time in six years with a 6-1 6-2 3-6 6-3 victory on Thursday. For the first two sets, 17-times major champion Federer looked as powerless as Agnieszka Radwanska had earlier on the same court when the Pole was taken apart 6-0 6-4 by Serena Williams.

Hungry Panthers happy to deny Peyton a fairytale

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers players sliced up the sentimental notion they might feel bad about ruining what could be a fairytale ending to Peyton Manning’s illustrious career when they play the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50.

NY’s top prosecutor targets NFL in antitrust probe

NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is conducting an antitrust investigation of the NFL and its practice of imposing “price-floors” on certain tickets as part of an ongoing probe into the online ticketing market, a source said on Thursday. The probe started when reports surfaced of representatives reselling them with huge price markups.

Let’s applaud Manning as he limps toward his finale

As Peyton Manning drags his gimpy left foot and his surgically repaired neck on a gallant quest to rule football, only a person who lacks a beating heart would refuse to applaud as No. 18 approaches His Final Hurrah.

LeBron responds to ‘coach killer’ comments

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Speaking to the media after Wednesday morning’s shootaround, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James made a point of responding to recent criticism stemming from the organization’s decision to fire coach David Blatt despite the team’s first-place record in the Eastern Conference.

Durant scores 44 in Thunder’s OT win at Knicks

NEW YORK — The Oklahoma City tandem of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook were too much for the New York Knicks to handle on Tuesday as the Thunder won 128-122 in overtime at Madison Square Garden. Durant poured in a season-high 44 points, and Westbrook produced his 30th double-double of the season. It was the second time this season Durant went over the 40-point mark after he scored 43 against the Orlando Magic on Oct. 30.

Pop to coach West in All-Star game

NEW YORK — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will coach the NBA’s Western All-Stars despite the Golden State Warriors owning the best record in the conference. With the Warriors’ Steve Kerr ineligible because he coached last year, Popovich earned the nod as West coach for the fourth time.

Warriors crush Spurs in one-sided battle

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors recorded a first round knockout in their battle with the San Antonio Spurs for Western Conference regular-season superiority, riding Stephen Curry’s 37 points to a 120-90 victory in Monday’s highly anticipated showdown. The reigning NBA Most Valuable Player bombed in five three-pointers as the Warriors (41-4) shot 11-for-26 from beyond the arc in the first meeting of the top two teams in the West this season.

Champagne backs U.S. World Cup

ZURICH, Germany — The 2022 World Cup should be hosted by the United States if the Qatar bid is proven to have been corrupt, FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne said on Tuesday. “If it had to be reconsidered, there should not be another vote but we should apply the IOC (International Olympic Committee) jurisprudence, give the gold medal to the silver medalist,” the Frenchman told French radio RTL. “In that case we would go to the United States in 2022,” he added, referring to FIFA’s 2010 decision to award the ...

Griffin hits manager, possibly breaks hand

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin injured his right hand after hitting a member of the team’s equipment staff during an argument, multiple sources told Michael Eaves.

Police recommend felony charges against Coleman

Bellevue police say Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman smoked synthetic marijuana before a hit-and-run crash in October that resulted in a serious injury to another driver.

Solo headlines United States CONCACAF Olympic qualifying team

SEATTLE — U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis named Seattle Reign FC goalkeeper Hope Solo to the 20-player roster on Tuesday. Solo will represent the USA in the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship.

Broncos win AFC

Peyton Manning outgunned great rival Tom Brady as the Denver Broncos, behind a ferocious defense, edged the defending champion New England Patriots 20-18 on Sunday to book their place in Super Bowl 50.

Piazza’s number to be retired

NEW YORK — The team announced it will retire Piazza’s number during a pregame ceremony July 30. The Class of 2016 Hall of Famer spent 8 seasons with the Mets.