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Rescue Dogs As Tennis Retrievers; Curry Goes Off

Now here's a novel idea: ball dogs instead of ball kids? The Brazil Open used four trained shelter dogs to retrieve tennis balls for players during an exhibition match Thursday night. The dogs, which had been roaming the streets before being placed in the shelter and trained, would run and get the balls hit out of bounds by Roberto Carballes Baena of Spain and Gastao Elias of Portugal. The exhibition was intended to promote the adoption of shelter dogs and bring attention to the idea that abandoned dogs can be rescued and trained.

•Golden State's Steph Curry scored 51 points Thursday night in a 130-114 victory over the Magic for his third 50-point game...

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