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Westbrook a notable omission in voting for All-Star Game1/20/2017 5:35:38 AM - Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook is averaging a league-best 30.6 points per game this season but was a conspicuous absentee from the starting lineups announced by the NBA on Thursday for next month's All-Star Game.Cavs All-Stars shine too brightly for shrinking Suns1/20/2017 3:57:44 AM(The Sports Xchange) - LeBron James and Kyrie Irving celebrated being named Eastern Conference All-Star starters by shining in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 118-103 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday.Packers play waiting game over wide receivers Nelson, Adams1/20/2017 3:59:46 AM - The Green Bay Packers face major question marks over the fitness of wide receivers Jordy Nelson and Davante Adams as they prepare for Sunday's NFC Championship game against the Falcons in Atlanta.'Strange number, Martina who?' Lucky I answered, says Vandeweghe1/20/2017 4:57:11 AMMELBOURNE - Coco Vandeweghe was in two minds whether to answer the call when an unknown number with a strange international dialing code popped up on her telephone last year.Kerber cleans up Pliskova to race into round four1/20/2017 4:16:08 AMMELBOURNE - World number one and reigning champion Angelique Kerber wasted no time in racing into the fourth round of the Australian Open with a 6-0 6-4 victory over Kristyna Pliskova on Rod Laver Arena on Friday.Oakland Raiders seek NFL's blessing for move to Las Vegas1/20/2017 1:28:56 AM - The NFL's Oakland Raiders filed paperwork with the league on Thursday to move to Las Vegas following months of negotiations to build a new stadium in Nevada, officials said.Steelers' Roethlisberger heaps praise on offensive line1/19/2017 8:50:19 PM - Ben Roethlisberger has played a key role in getting the Pittsburgh Steelers one win away from a Super Bowl berth but the quarterback is quick to deflect the praise toward an offensive line that wants to "pound people."Pudge says hard work, not PEDs, led to Cooperstown1/20/2017 12:30:51 AMNEW YORK - Ivan Rodriguez, the second catcher ever elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, said on Thursday hard work, not steroids, carried him to the Cooperstown, New York, shrine.My 68 was phenomenal, says post-surgery Mickelson1/19/2017 11:18:14 PM - "Phenomenal" was how Phil Mickelson described his first round of golf since recovering from a pair of offseason surgeries after he carded a four-under-par 68 on Thursday at the CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, California.Djokovic's record title bid ends in second round1/19/2017 1:47:04 PMMELBOURNE - Novak Djokovic's bid for a record seventh Australian Open title came to a stunning end on Thursday when the Serbian packed his bags and headed home in the wake of a second-round upset at the hands of world number 117 Denis Istomin.