Vols up to No. 1 in AP poll, Duke No. 2

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(AP) -- Top-ranked Duke went down early in the week. No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia, the last of Division I's unbeaten teams, both fell over the weekend. In all, six top-10 teams lost.

Tennessee kept rolling amid chaos across the AP Top 25.

The Vols are the new No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, climbing three spots to earn their first top ranking since the 2007-08 season.

Reds get P Gray from Yanks, extend him

NEW YORK (AP) Adding Sonny Gray to a rotation already improved by the offseason acquisitions of Tanner Roark and Alex Wood has the Cincinnati Reds thinking about their first NL Central title since 2012.

"I think we have a group of guys that can hold their own with anybody in this division. I really do," president of baseball operations Dick Williams said Monday after finalizing a trade with the New York Yankees for Gray. I know our guys feel a sense of confidence." (MORE)

Rockets deal Anthony, to be cut by Bulls

MILWAUKEE (AP) Carmelo Anthony is going to Chicago, albeit only on paper.

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Owner: Saints 'unfairly deprived' of win

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints owner Gayle Benson says she pledges to aggressively pursue changes in NFL policies that will promote more "fairness and integrity."

Benson says it's clear the Saints were "unfairly deprived" of a trip to the Super Bowl by the inaction of game officials "charged with creating a fair and equitable playing field." (MORE)

Serena tops No. 1 Halep to make quarters

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) As Serena Williams made her way out to the Australian Open's main court during pre-match introductions, the voice booming over the stadium's speakers implored spectators to welcome "the world's No. 1 player - from Romania, Simona Halep."

Oops. (MORE)

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