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Barty beats Collins to be first home player to win Australian Open since 1978

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Ash Barty ends the drought, Naomi Osaka returns and more big moments from the 2022 Australian Open

Capping off with Ash Barty's incredible win in front of the home crowd, the 2022 Australian Open was a wild ride. We take a look at the best moments -- and what it all means for the future.

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HORNETS DAZZLE AND FRAZZLE

LaMelo flips unreal dime to Bridges on the break

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MJ furious with Hornets in final moments vs. Lakers

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NBA SCOREBOARD

FRIDAY'S GAMES

GIANTS FIND NEW COACH

Why the Giants are hiring Brian Daboll as head coach

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Grading NFL head-coach hires: What to make of all three new coaches

How did the Giants, Bears and Broncos fare with their head-coach hirings?

CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY

Get ready for Bengals-Chiefs, 49ers-Rams: We previewed both games -- and picked winners

What to watch for in the AFC and NFC Championship Games. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. Matchups to watch. And, of course, final score picks.

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How all four remaining NFL playoff teams can win this weekend: We mapped out game plans

We scheme up keys to victory, pick players to watch and outline important matchups.

GOALS OF THE NIGHT

Zuccarello nets goal seconds after Lundqvist says 'don't let that guy score'

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Kreider goes between his legs for NHL-leading 31st goal

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NHL SCOREBOARD

FRIDAY'S GAMES

AUSTRALIAN OPEN MEN'S FINAL

NADAL VS. MEDVEDEV: 3:30 A.M. ET ON SUNDAY

A few months ago, Rafael Nadal thought he might retire -- now he may make Grand Slam history

As he recovers from COVID-19 and deals with a chronic foot injury, Rafael Nadal has become a comeback story for the ages at the 2022 Australian Open.

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Medvedev explains 'small cat' rant at umpire

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AROUND THE ASSOCIATION

Lowe's 10 things: Luka's surging Mavs, a rookie steal in Chicago and the Knicks' city edition court

This week, we showcase signs of life from Luka and the Mavs (finally!), a second-rounder making serious moves in Chicago and MSG's city edition court.

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How Klay Thompson's game has changed since his return

What has Thompson's return meant for a Warriors team that looks poised to return to the playoffs?

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