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--CHELSEA LOSES TO BASEL, STILL ADVANCES IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE; AC MILAN, ARSENAL CLOSE AFTER WINS
Chelsea qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League despite being tripped up again by Basel but AC Milan and Arsenal were made to wait to seal their berths in the knockout stage despite victories.
AFFLALO HAS 26 POINTS AND MAGIC END 17-GAME ROAD LOSING STREAK WITH 109-92 WIN OVER HAWKS
Arron Afflalo scored 26 points, and Victor Oladipo and Andrew Nicholson added 18 each as the Orlando Magic snapped a 17-game road losing streak with a 109-92 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
ADAM SCOTT LOOKS TO COMPLETE AUSTRALIAN TRIPLE CROWN AT ROYAL SYDNEY
Adam Scott has lifted three trophies in three weeks - two from his Australian PGA and Australian Masters wins - and one he shared with Australian teammate Jason Day at last week's World Cup at Royal Melbourne. On Thursday, Scott begins his attempt to complete the so-called Triple Crown of Australian majors at the Australian Open at Royal Sydney.
BAYERN MUNICH TOPS TEAM VOTE IN AP GLOBAL POLL, SERGIO AGUERO 1ST IN PLAYER RANKINGS
Bayern Munich's resounding victory over Borussia Dortmund has given it the top spot in The Associated Press' global football poll, and Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero is first in the player vote.
STARS SCORE 3 GOALS IN 53 SECONDS IN 3RD PERIOD, EARN 6-3 WIN OVER PACIFIC LEADING DUCKS
Cody Eakin, Stephane Robidas and Ryan Garbutt scored in a 53-second span of the third period as the Dallas Stars beat the Pacific Division leading Anaheim Ducks 6-3 on Tuesday for their first home win in more than month.