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WOZNIACKI ENGAGED TO FORMER GATOR LEE

Caroline Wozniacki is engaged again and showing off her new ring.

The Danish tennis player says on Twitter that she accepted a marriage proposal from former Florida Gators star David Lee, who recently played for the San Antonio Spurs.

Alongside a photograph of her left hand showing an engagement ring, Wozniacki wrote "happiest day of my life yesterday saying yes to my soulmate."

Golfer Rory McIlroy split with Wozniacki in 2014, days after their wedding invitations were sent out.

Wozniacki, ranked No. 3 in the world, recently won the WTA Final in Singapore.

CURRY PUZZLED OVER MENTION IN TAX PLAN

Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry doesn't know how he became the only person named in the House Republicans' tax plan.

"It was weird, that's about it," Curry said following Golden State's 112-92 win over San Antonio Thursday night. "There's a lot of people wondering why I was called out, whatever the case may be."

Accompanying the 429-page bill unveiled Thursday were talking points for Republicans that included the following paragraph:

"The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes specific safeguards to prevent tax avoidance and help ensure taxpayers of all income levels play by the rules under this new fairer, simpler tax system," the tax proposal stated. "Our legislation will ensure this much-needed tax relief goes to the local job creators it's designed to help by distinguishing between the individual wage income of NBA All-Star Stephen Curry and the pass-through business income of Steve's Bike Shop."

Curry learned about his place in the plan Thursday and had a question

"I wonder if Steve's Bike Shop is hiring," Curry tweeted.

Curry was the first NBA player to sign a super-max contract in July following a restructuring of the league's collective bargaining agreement. …

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