Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
--DJOKOVIC GETS BETTER SIDE OF DRAW FOR AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Novak Djokovic's hopes of winning a fourth-straight Australian Open title were boosted by Friday's draw, as he landed on the opposite side from Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray.
--INDIA TO BE DENIED FLAG AT OLYMPICS
The chances of an Indian competitor winning a medal at the upcoming Winter Olympics may be slim, but if they do they will be denied seeing their own flag due to an ongoing political row with the IOC.
--TANAKA IN TALKS OVER MLB FUTURE
Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is in the United States to listen to offers from the many major league teams wanting to sign him.
--YAYA TOURE WINS AFRICAN FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR
Manchester City and Ivory Coast's Yaya Toure earns his third African player of the year award.
--WEST BROM APPOINTS PEPE MEL AS HEAD COACH
Premier League club West Bromwich Albion appoints Spaniard Pepe Mel as new coach.