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AP Top Sports News At 7:32 p.m. EST

NFL's Goodell seeks to look past 'tough year,' to future
PHOENIX (AP) -- As if wishing made it so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described his league - and himself - as having addressed missteps on difficult matters such as domestic violence and being ready to move on....

Woods posts 82, highest score of his pro career
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Tiger Woods never shot a score this high in his 1,267 official rounds as a pro....

Djokovic beats Wawrinka to reach fifth Australian Open final
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan Wawrinka and ensured he'd renew an old rivalry with Andy Murray....

Carroll says decision is Sherman's if baby arrives early
PHOENIX (AP) -- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday it will be Richard Sherman's decision whether to play in Sunday's Super Bowl if his pregnant girlfriend goes into labor with the couple's first child sooner than expected....

Column: Goodell talks a lot, and says very little
PHOENIX (AP) -- No, Roger Goodell is not going to give himself a pay cut. Won't trim even a measly $1 million off his $44 million salary....

Column: Ferry builds a powerhouse but won't get to enjoy it
ATLANTA (AP) -- Danny Ferry can only watch from afar, surely with plenty of satisfaction at the juggernaut he created, undoubtedly offset by a sense of melancholy that he's not along for the ride....

Seahawks' D could earn spot in NFL lore with Super Bowl win
PHOENIX (AP) -- As it is, a pretty persuasive case could be made that Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and the rest of the Seattle Seahawks defense is among the very best groups on that side of the ball in NFL history....

No. 2 Virginia, Bennett poised for another ACC title run
Tony Bennett guided Virginia to its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 38 years with a foundation in defense, smart play and hard work....

Patriots should edge Seahawks for fourth Super Bowl win
PHOENIX (AP) -- Go ahead, pile on the Patriots....

Record defense is why Seattle will win 2nd straight
PHOENIX (AP) -- The sideshow is over, which means Marshawn Lynch can go back to not talking and this realization can become obvious again: The Seattle Seahawks are still the best defensive team in football....

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