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- By John Tkach with staff and wire reports

Belgian tennis player KimClijste­rs is planning to avoid Japan over radiation fears after an earthquake and tsunami crippled a nuclear plant there. Clijsters said she wouldn’t go to the WTA tournament in Tokyo in September nor to one in Beijing the following month. . . . Fennville (Mich.) High junior Wes Leonard, who died of cardiac arrest from an enlarged heart after hitting the game-winning shot vs. Bridgman in the regular-season finale, was named to the Associated Press Class C All-State boys basketball team. . . . West Liberty (W.Va.), the nation’s only unbeaten four-year college basketball team, advanced in the Division II men’s playoffs with a 113-95 victory vs. Anderson (S.C.) in the Elite Eight in Springfiel­d, Mass., running its record to 33-0. The semifinals are tonight. . . . Former pro golfer Annika Sorenstam has given birth to a boy. She made the announceme­nt on Twitter. Sorenstam and husband Mike McGee also have a daughter. Swedenborn Sorenstam retired from the LPGA Tour at the end of the 2008 season with 72 career victories.

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