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The school said the junior guard had an ACL injury that will require surgery. Dinwiddie was hurt in a noncontact play during the first half of a 71-54 loss at Washington on Sunday.



ZURICH (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for 2013, ending Lionel Messi’s four-year run as the world’s best player.

Ronaldo scored 69 goals for Real Madrid and Portugal last year, and his stunning hat trick against Sweden in a decisive World Cup playoff was perhaps the defining individual performance. He also won the award in 2008.

“There are no words to describe this moment,” said Ronaldo, who was in tears after accepting the trophy with his young son, also named Cristiano, beside him on stage.

He beat out Barcelona’s Messi and France winger Franck Ribery, who helped Champions League winner Bayern Munich to a sweep of major titles.

TORONTO (AP) - Toronto FC unveiled Michael Bradley as its newest designated player, signing the American midfielder from Italian club AS Roma.

Striker Jermain Defoe, signed from English club Tottenham Hotspur on Friday, was introduced along with Bradley at a late-morning news conference.



MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Roger Federer kept his cool on a scorching second day at the Australian Open, starting his record 57th consecutive Grand Slam tournament with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 victory in his first match with Stefan Edberg as a coach.

Two-time defending women’s champion Victoria Azarenka also advanced, beating No. 91-ranked Johanna Larsson of Sweden 7-6 (2), 6-2 in the previous match on the center court at Melbourne Park.



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