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  • Leicester story can inspire Sunderland escape, says Defoe

    Leicester story can inspire Sunderland escape, says Defoe

    (Reuters) - Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe is looking to Leicester City for inspiration as his relegation-threatened club bid to stay in the Premier League. Leicester, who beat Manchester City on Saturday to go five points clear at the top of the … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Malaysian filmmaker seeks to rekindle lost pride in national football

    Malaysian filmmaker seeks to rekindle lost pride in national football

    By Joseph Sipalan KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - In a country that pays as much attention to England's football Premier League as it does to local politics, one film director is seeking to rekindle lost pride in a national game that has languished in … More »

    Reuters - 10 minutes ago
  • Pressure now on title rivals, says Leicester's Ranieri

    Pressure now on title rivals, says Leicester's Ranieri

    (Reuters) - The pressure is now on Leicester City's title rivals to remove the Foxes from the top of the Premier League table, manager Claudio Ranieri said after Saturday's thumping 3-1 league victory over Manchester City. A brace from defender … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • McCullum heads into ODI retirement with NZ win

    McCullum heads into ODI retirement with NZ win

    (Reuters) - New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum ended his one-day international career with a series victory over Australia on Monday with his side sealing a 55-run win in the deciding third match at Seddon Park in Hamilton. New Zealand, who were … More »

    Reuters - 24 minutes ago
  • Exclusive: U.S. athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika: officials

    Exclusive: U.S. athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika: officials

    By Daniel Bases and Joshua Schneyer NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games … More »

    Reuters - 25 minutes ago
  • McCullum ends one-day career with strong legacy

    Brendon McCullum's one-day international career ended on Monday with a 55-run win over Australia at Seddon Park, though the legacy of the aggressive right-hander is likely to have a much longer effect on the sport in New Zealand. The New Zealand … More »

    Reuters - 28 minutes ago
  • How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL

    Donald Trump was known in New York by 1984 as a flashy newcomer to Manhattan real estate. The women had come to audition for the Brig-A-Dears, the cheerleading squad of the New Jersey Generals, part of the upstart United States Football League. … More »

    AP - Sports - 30 minutes ago
  • McCullum heads into ODI retirement with New Zealand win

    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum ended his one-day international career with a series victory over Australia on Monday with his side sealing a 55-run win in the deciding third match at Seddon Park in Hamilton. New Zealand, who were all out for … More »

    Reuters - 31 minutes ago
  • Alberta luge operator likely not liable for teenagers' deaths: lawyer

    It is unlikely the operator of a high-performance training facility in Calgary would be held legally responsible for the deaths of two teenage brothers who took an after-hours toboggan run down an Olympic luge-bobsled track, says a liability lawyer. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 39 minutes ago
  • Newton Struggles in Super Bowl, Panthers Lose

    Newton Struggles in Super Bowl, Panthers Lose

    Cam Newton's dream season ended with a nightmare performance. Fresh off being named the league's MVP, the Panthers quarterback was stymied by an aggressive Denver Broncos defense in his first Super Bowl appearance on Sunday. (Feb. 7) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Dominant D carries Manning, Broncos to 24-10 Super Bowl win

    Dominant D carries Manning, Broncos to 24-10 Super Bowl win

    With his prolific passing and complete control of the game at the line of scrimmage, Peyton Manning helped usher in the NFL's wide-open era of high-scoring offenses and pass-happy game plans. Manning's possible farewell game in Super Bowl 50 was a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Bronco fans celebrate Super Bowl win in Denver streets

    Bronco fans celebrate Super Bowl win in Denver streets

    DENVER (AP) -- Some Broncos fans celebrated Denver's Super Bowl victory over the Carolina Panthers in downtown streets, and police reported some arrests. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Manning spoils his fans again, walks off with a second title

    Manning spoils his fans again, walks off with a second title

    Over two decades of watching Peyton Manning play on the biggest stages, fans became numb to all he could do - the way he dissected defenses with clinical precision, the way he rewrote the record book, even the way he came back from a neck injury … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Denver Fans Leave Super Bowl Happy

    Denver Fans Leave Super Bowl Happy

    Denver Broncos fans left Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California very happy after the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in the Super Bowl on Sunday night. (Feb. 8) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Denver Bronco's Defense Brings Home the Lombardi

    Denver Bronco's Defense Brings Home the Lombardi

    Von Miller and the rest of Denver's dominant defense realized the only way to ditch their doubters was to bring home the silver ball from the Golden Gate City. There's no denying Denver now. (Feb. 7) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Trump: Unlikely he'd run for president if he had NFL team

    Had his 2014 bid for the Buffalo Bills worked out, he probably wouldn't be running for president now. It's been 30 years since the demise of the United States Football League, an upstart group that Trump led in a high-profile but ultimately … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Golf-World Rankings

    Feb 8 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 11.95 2. (2) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 10.07 3. (3) Jason Day (Australia) 10.04 4. (4) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 8.23 5. (6) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 7.32 6. (5) Bubba Watson (U.S.) … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads

    From a strange creature called ''Puppymonkeybaby'' to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages. On advertising's biggest night, Chrysler celebrated Jeep with an ad featuring … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • Broncos Linebacker Von Miller Super Bowl MVP

    Broncos Linebacker Von Miller Super Bowl MVP

    Von Miller was second-to-none in the Super Bowl. The Denver linebacker harassed Carolina quarterback Cam Newton from start to finish, forcing two fumbles, compiling 2½ sacks and earning Super Bowl MVP honors. (Feb. 7) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • Martinez tips in-form Lennon to make England's Euro squad

    Martinez tips in-form Lennon to make England's Euro squad

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez has tipped Aaron Lennon to make England's Euro 2016 squad and believes the in-form winger could be a valuable player for his country during the tournament in France. Having not represented his country since February … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
  • Fans walkout no excuse for Liverpool, says Henderson

    Fans walkout no excuse for Liverpool, says Henderson

    The walkout by home fans in the 77th minute over rising ticket prices is no excuse for Liverpool's 2-2 Premier League draw with Sunderland on Saturday, captain Jordan Henderson has said. Liverpool seemed cruising to three points thanks to … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
  • United showing they can play attractive football: Mata

    United showing they can play attractive football: Mata

    (Reuters) - Manchester United have shown they are capable of playing an attractive and attacking brand of football in their recent games, midfielder Juan Mata said after Sunday's 1-1 Premier League draw at his former club Chelsea. United's style of … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 23 minutes ago
  • Aqib Talib calls Levi's Stadium turf "terrible"

    Aqib Talib calls Levi's Stadium turf "terrible"

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- T.J. Ward slipped twice on the same play. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 28 minutes ago
  • Arsenal win at Bournemouth, United held by Chelsea

    Arsenal win at Bournemouth, United held by Chelsea

    By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal got their title bid back on track with a comfortable 2-0 victory at lowly Bournemouth in the Premier League on Sunday before Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw after conceding a stoppage time goal … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 28 minutes ago
  • C.J. Anderson Interview

    C.J. Anderson Interview

    Yahoo Sports own Shaun King goes one-on-one with the Broncos running back. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
  • Chuck, Shaq, Kenny offer fresh ideas for All-Star weekend

    Zach LaVine made the dunk contest cool again. When the NBA convenes All-Star weekend in Toronto beginning on Friday, the league's annual ''midseason'' showcase will be as strong top to bottom as it has been in some time. With that in mind, TNT … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 31 minutes ago
  • 17th trumps 16th at Phoenix Open in Matsuyama's playoff win

    17th trumps 16th at Phoenix Open in Matsuyama's playoff win

    ''Rickie opened the door for me, and I was able to walk through it,'' Matsuyama said through a translator. Fowler blew a two-shot lead on the 317-yard 17th in regulation when his driver ran through the green and tumbled into the lake that wraps … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 36 minutes ago
  • Can Panthers come back from Super Bowl 50 loss?

    Can Panthers come back from Super Bowl 50 loss?

    A Super Bowl loss can be a catalyst for future success, if Carolina can endure and fix its glaring problems. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 2 hours 37 minutes ago
  • Newton, Panthers vow to get back to Super Bowl after loss

    Newton, Panthers vow to get back to Super Bowl after loss

    The Panthers could fade into oblivion, like the San Francisco 49ers did after losing the Super Bowl three years ago. Or they could bounce back, just like these Denver Broncos did after a devastating loss in the big game two years ago. ''I told our … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 38 minutes ago
  • Manchester City suspect changes upon Guardiola arrival, says Zabaleta

    Manchester City suspect changes upon Guardiola arrival, says Zabaleta

    Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta suspects there will be changes when new manager Pep Guardiola arrives during the close season but said the players are completely focussed on challenging for titles in the current campaign. City last week … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 43 minutes ago
  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    After his Denver Broncos won the Super Bowl 24-10 over the Carolina Panthers, quarterback Peyton Manning said he would ''take some time to reflect'' before deciding if he will retire. The 18-year veteran got his 200th career victory and second … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 45 minutes ago
  • Finch dumped as Australia T20 skipper - report

    Finch dumped as Australia T20 skipper - report

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Aaron Finch is to be dumped as Australia's captain in the shortest form of the game and replaced by test skipper Steve Smith just a month before the start of the World Twenty20, The Age newspaper reported on Monday. Opener Finch, … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 47 minutes ago
  • City suspect changes upon Guardiola arrival, says Zabaleta

    City suspect changes upon Guardiola arrival, says Zabaleta

    (Reuters) - Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta suspects there will be changes when new manager Pep Guardiola arrives during the close season but said the players are completely focussed on challenging for titles in the current campaign. City … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 49 minutes ago
  • When Von Miller and the Broncos realized they had broken Cam Newton

    When Von Miller and the Broncos realized they had broken Cam Newton

    Miller strip sacked Newton on the Panthers' first series and there was no letting up by Denver's defense. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 2 hours 59 minutes ago
  • Hardcore, bandwaggoners turn out for Super Bowl in Hayne's hometown

    Hardcore, bandwaggoners turn out for Super Bowl in Hayne's hometown

    By Nick Mulvenney CAMPBELLTOWN, Australia (Reuters) - The numbers were modest and the hour a lot less sociable than in California but Australian NFL fans had themselves a proper Super Bowl party in the hometown of San Francisco 49ers punt returner … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Cam Newton goes from Superman to Incredible Sulk in poor postgame showing

    Cam Newton goes from Superman to Incredible Sulk in poor postgame showing

    In a postseason when Blair Walsh can take every question about his on-field failure with aplomb, the newest football supernova can and should do better. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Newton wilts under Super Bowl spotlight

    By Deborah M. Todd SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) - After basking in the spotlight of a career season, the Carolina Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton fell flat under the glare of the world's biggest stage. The jovial squad known for a … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Newton sacked 7 times, has 3 turnovers

    Newton sacked 7 times, has 3 turnovers

    A dejected Cam Newton sat slouching behind the podium on Sunday night, wearing a black Panthers hoodie and a frown. ''They made more plays than us and that's what it comes down to,'' Newton said before walking out of a brief three-minute interview … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Bill Romanowski apologizes for calling Cam Newton 'boy'

    Bill Romanowski apologizes for calling Cam Newton 'boy'

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — While many took to social media to blast quarterback Cam Newton following Super Bowl 50, former NFL linebacker Bill Romanowski took it too far. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 3 hours ago
  • NFL-Newton wilts under Super Bowl spotlight

    By Deborah M. Todd SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb 7 (Reuters) - After basking in the spotlight of a career season, the Carolina Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton fell flat under the glare of the world's biggest stage. The jovial squad known for a … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago