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The day in sports: 22nd March

1. Balotelli levels as Italy draw 2-2 with Brazil:

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Brazilian midfielder Fred (L) celebrates after scoring during the FIFA World Cup exhibition football match between Italy and Brazil on March 21, 2013, at the stadium of Geneva. The match ended in a 2-2 draw.

2. Misbah stars as Pakistan square series:

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Misbah ul-Haq of Pakistan hits a six during the ODI match between South Africa and Pakistan at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead on March 21, 2013 in Durban, South Africa. Pakistan beat South Africa by three wickets.

3. Serena quick out of blocks in Miami:

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Serena Williams of the USA returns a shot against Flavia Pennetta of Italy during the Sony Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 21, 2013 in Key Biscayne, Florida. Serena cruised into the third round with a 6-1, 6-1 victory

4. New Zealand on top in third England Test:

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A maiden century from opening batsman Peter Fulton put New Zealand on track for a big first innings total on day one of the third and deciding Test against England at Eden Park on Friday.

5. Rose seizes 2-shot lead at Arnold Palmer Invitational:

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Tiger Woods (L) and Justin Rose walk down the 9th hole during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, Florida, on March 21, 2013. Rose, thriving in the spotlight that comes with playing alongside Tiger Woods, fired a seven-under 65 to seize a two-shot lead.

6. Nuggets win 14th straight, 101-100 over 76ers:

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The Denver Nuggets‘ winning streak is still alive thanks to Corey Brewer and an improbable comeback. He hit three free throws with 2.1 seconds left and the Nuggets rallied from five down with 14 seconds left to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-100. Brewer scored a career-high 29 points, including the final six points of the game, to push Denver’s winning streak to 14. Jrue Holiday had 18 points and 15 assists for Philadelphia.

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