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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — There was a big upset at the Australian Open last night, U.S. time. Men's second seed Roger Federer was eliminated by Andreas Seppi, the 46th-ranked player in the world. Seppi got the better of Federer 6-4, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 in a third round match.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The future of Kobe Bryant with the Lakers is uncertain. The veteran has a torn right rotator cuff. He suffered the injury two nights ago in a game against New Orleans. Bryant, the third-leading scorer in NBA history, has had to battle with several injuries over the last few years.

UNDATED (AP) — Virginia, the second-ranked team in the AP men's poll, is now 18-0. The Cavaliers racked up another win last night with a 57-28 win over Georgia Tech. The Cavs and top-ranked Kentucky are the only unbeaten teams left in major college basketball.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon has announced that he will step aside as a full-time driver after the 2015 season. Gordon made a point of saying this is not a retirement, thus leaving open the option of competing in selected events. The 43-year-old has spent his entire 23-year career with the Hendrick Motorsports team.

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — The second round of the PGA's Humana Challenge is on tap today in California. The leader after 18 holes was Michael Putnam who shot a 9-under 63 yesterday. He leads Mark Wilson, Blake Adams, John Peterson, Francesco Molinari and Scott Pinckney by one shot as play starts today.

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