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BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Monday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EST:

- AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah Winfrey on Monday transforms his quiet neighborhood into a destination for media awaiting word of an apology and for onlookers snapping photos.

- MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka are among those set to play on Day 2 of the Australian Open. Play starts 7 p.m.

- The AP releases its latest Top 25 rankings in men's and women's college basketball. The men's poll is set for a change after losses by No. 1 Duke and No. 2 Michigan.

- NEW YORK - Hall of Famer Steve Young calls the group of NFL players at his former position a ``Camelot of quarterbacking.'' The current crop across the league is deep and dynamic.

- FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - One win from a second straight Super Bowl appearance, the Patriots turn their attention to the AFC championship game rematch with the Ravens.

- OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Baltimore Ravens will reprise their coveted role as underdogs in the AFC championship game against the Patriots, who are 10-point favorites in Sunday's game.

- SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The San Francisco 49ers are one victory from the Super Bowl they've planned for all along, ever since losing by a field goal in overtime of last year's NFC championship game.

- FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan finally have their first postseason wins. There is, however, little time to relish the last-second, 30-28 win over Seattle.

- MEMPHIS, Tenn. - In a game between two of the NBA's best teams this season, the division-leading Los Angeles Clippers play the Memphis Grizzlies. Game starts 8 p.m.

- ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Nike signs a sponsorship deal with No. 1-ranked Rory McIlroy for a reported $200 million. The company now represents golf's two biggest stars in McIlroy and Tiger Woods.

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Baltimore Ravens players have a very manly Bachelorette watch party

Baltimore Ravens players have a very manly Bachelorette watch party

You don't have to be a chick to enjoy watching the Bachelorette.

Several Ravens' players proved this when they came together at tight end Dennis Pitta's house Monday night to have a very manly Bachelorette series premiere watch party. Players included kicker Justin Tucker and QB Joe Flacco.

Justin Tucker wasn't too happy though with Pitta's screen size. 

This wasn't the first time the guys got together to watch the Bachelorette . Last June during JoJo Fletcher's season, the squad got together to watch an episode where the Bachelorette and her suitors visited their arch rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

Will the guys spend the off-season continuing to watch who gets the final rose? 

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Former Ravens safety arrested again, this time on grand theft, battery charges

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Former Ravens safety arrested again, this time on grand theft, battery charges

Ex-Ravens safety Matt Elam was arrested for the second time in less than three months after an altercation with his girlfriend at her home in Delray Beach, Fla.

Police say Elam was arrested on grand theft and domestic battery charges after a fight broke out between the two around 4 a.m. Monday.

The former Florida Gators star — who was selected by the Ravens with the No. 32 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, came to the residence to retrieve his car, but fled on foot with his girlfriend's cell phone after she wouldn't give him any money, according to TMZ, which first broke the story.

Elam could face up to five years in prison under Florida law which lists grand theft of more than $300 a third degree felony, according to USA Today.

The 25-year-old was arrested in February for possession over 120 grams of marijuana and 3 grams of oxycodone, after which the Ravens announced their plans for the future did not include Elam.

Elam is currently being held on a $4,500 bond at the Palm Beach County jail.