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  1. Kentucky squeaks out Final Four berth over Notre Dame
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    Kentucky squeaks out Final Four berth over Notre Dame

  2. Is the AL Central baseball's best division?
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    Is the AL Central baseball's best division?

  3. NBA Playoff Picture Update: Warriors come out, play, clinch top seed
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    NBA Playoff Picture Update: Warriors come out, play, clinch top seed

  4. Craig Anderson makes ridiculous blocker saves, somehow blamed for loss (Video)
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    Craig Anderson makes ridiculous blocker saves, somehow blamed for loss (Video)

  5. Milos Raonic wins routinely, Vasek Pospisil is routined at the Miami Open
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    Milos Raonic wins routinely, Vasek Pospisil is routined at the Miami Open

  6. NCAA Hockey: More Boston magic; RIT pulls off massive upset
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    NCAA Hockey: More Boston magic; RIT pulls off massive upset

  7. NHL Three Stars: In which Tyler Bozak tallies a hat trick vs. Ottawa
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    NHL Three Stars: In which Tyler Bozak tallies a hat trick vs. Ottawa

  8. Dekker, depth pushes Wisconsin back to Final Four
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    Dekker, depth pushes Wisconsin back to Final Four

  9. Brad's best bets for Sunday's Elite Eight matchups
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    Brad's best bets for Sunday's Elite Eight matchups

  10. Clash of the tourney titans: Rick Pitino, Tom Izzo meet again in Elite Eight chess match
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    Clash of the tourney titans: Rick Pitino, Tom Izzo meet again in Elite Eight chess match

  11. Survivor's recourse: UK shows what happens when it gets pushed to the brink
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    Survivor's recourse: UK shows what happens when it gets pushed to the brink

  12. Whitecaps leave it late again, Robert Earnshaw scores winner to beat Timbers 2-1
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    Whitecaps leave it late again, Robert Earnshaw scores winner to beat Timbers 2-1

  • NZ hold back retirements to allow Australia to bask

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Some New Zealand players may have decided to call time on their one-day or international careers but there will be no immediate announcements to allow Australia to bask in their World Cup triumph, skipper … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • New Zealand hold back retirements to allow Australia to bask

    New Zealand hold back retirements to allow Australia to bask

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Some New Zealand players may have decided to call time on their one-day or international careers but there will be no immediate announcements to allow Australia to bask in their World Cup triumph, skipper … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • Cyprus set for reunification after long split

    By Peter Stevenson NICOSIA (Reuters) - Football reunification in Cyprus is set to move closer on Monday when the Cyprus Turkish Football Association (CTFA) will apply for membership of the UEFA-recognised Cyprus Football Association (CFA) in the … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

    NASCAR driver Kyle Larson will not race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session. Regan Smith will replace Larson in the No. 42 Chevrolet at Martinsville. The 2014 Sprint Cup … More »

    AP - Sports - 22 minutes ago
  • Ferrari end win drought with Sepang success

    Ferrari end win drought with Sepang success

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Ferrari put a dismal 2014 Formula One season behind them on Sunday with a tactical masterclass that allowed Sebastian Vettel to upset the odds and sweep to victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix. "After the … More »

    Reuters - 25 minutes ago
  • Formula One - Ferrari end win drought with Sepang success

    Formula One - Ferrari end win drought with Sepang success

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Ferrari put a dismal 2014 Formula One season behind them on Sunday with a tactical masterclass that allowed Sebastian Vettel to upset the odds and sweep to victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix. "After … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • Faulkner wins man of match award in World Cup final

    By Julian Linden MELBOURNE (Reuters) - James Faulkner has earned his reputation as Australia's man for every occasion the hard way. Whether it's with bat or ball, the all-rounder has become the player Australia's team can always rely on to get … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Australia win World Cup in Clarke's fitting farewell

    Australia win World Cup in Clarke's fitting farewell

    By John Mehaffey MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia captain Michael Clarke signed off in style from international one-day cricket on Sunday by top scoring in his country's crushing seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in the World Cup final. After … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Tuilagi out for season, should be fit for World Cup

    Tuilagi out for season, should be fit for World Cup

    LONDON (Reuters) - England centre Manu Tuilagi is set to miss the rest of the Premiership season because of a groin injury but should be fit for the World Cup, his Leicester Tigers coach Richard Cockerill said. The 23-year-old, who has won 25 caps … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

    Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

    SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) -- Fears that Mercedes would dominate the 2015 Formula One season were swept aside in a flash of Ferrari red on Sunday as a tearful Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix and announced himself as a genuine title … More »

    AP - Sports - 54 minutes ago
  • US crew battles for Cape Horn bragging rights in global race

    ALICANTE, Spain (AP) -- American boat Team Alvimedica took the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race fifth leg early Sunday as the six-strong fleet continued to endure a helter-skelter ride toward Cape Horn in the Southern Ocean. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Max Verstappen makes F1 history as youngest in points

    Max Verstappen makes F1 history as youngest in points

    The glory belonged to Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday, but the history was made by the other Italian team as Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen became the youngest driver to score points in Formula One history. At 17 years and 180 days, … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Vettel delights at long-awaited return to top step

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel knew he had joined a special team when he left Red Bull for Ferrari at the end of last season, and the four-time world champion was delighted to become the latest driver to celebrate … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • Factbox: Australia captain Michael Clarke

    Factbox: Australia captain Michael Clarke

    Factbox on Australia captain Michael Clarke who quit one-day internationals after the World Cup final against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. - - - * Was born on April 2, 1981 at Liverpool, New South Wales * Nickname: Pup, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • McCullum proud of New Zealand despite losing World Cup final

    McCullum proud of New Zealand despite losing World Cup final

    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he had no regrets after his team were beaten by Australia in the World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Despite being bowled for a duck in the first over of the day then seeing his team … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
  • We saved our best until last, say Australia

    We saved our best until last, say Australia

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's players said they had saved their best performance until the end of the tournament after beating New Zealand by seven wickets with more than 16 overs to spare in the World Cup final on Sunday. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Factbox: World Cup player of the final and the tournament

    Factbox: World Cup player of the final and the tournament

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Following is a list of the man of the match in the cricket World Cup final and the player of the tournament. ... … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • Australia fast bowler Starc named player of the tournament

    Australia fast bowler Starc named player of the tournament

    Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc was named the player of the tournament after his team beat New Zealand by seven wickets to win the World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. The 25-year-old left-arm quick finished with 22 wickets in … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • Ruthless Australia resume world domination

    Ruthless Australia resume world domination

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - As Steven Smith pulled the winning boundary to crush a New Zealand fairytale and clinch a fifth World Cup for Australia on Sunday, Michael Clarke's side celebrated a glorious end to a journey marked by a period … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 12 minutes ago
  • Ferrari's Vettel storms to Malaysia win

    Ferrari's Vettel storms to Malaysia win

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel showed again that form is temporary and class permanent when the four-times world champion put in a faultless display to record his first victory for Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 12 minutes ago
  • Malaysia signs F1 contract extension to 2018

    Malaysia signs F1 contract extension to 2018

    SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - The Malaysian Grand Prix will stay on the Formula One calendar until 2018 after organisers signed a three-year contract extension on Sunday. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's office said in a statement the extension … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 13 minutes ago
  • New Zealand's ride of a lifetime ends in defeat

    New Zealand's ride of a lifetime ends in defeat

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The 2015 World Cup was, skipper Brendon McCullum said, the ride of a lifetime for New Zealand and even if Australia brought it to a shuddering halt in Sunday's final, their brilliant campaign will not quickly … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 14 minutes ago
  • Ferrari's Vettel storms to victory in Malaysia

    Ferrari's Vettel storms to victory in Malaysia

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel showed again that form is temporary and class permanent when the four times world champion put in a faultless display to record his first victory for Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 51 minutes ago
  • Alonso remains positive despite early retirement

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso's first race of the season ended with a 21st lap retirement at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday but the Spaniard saw positive progress at misfiring McLaren. Alonso missed the season … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 51 minutes ago
  • Konate double gives Senegal victory over Ghana

    LE HAVRE, France, March 28 (Reuters) – Moussa Konate scored twice after coming on as a second-half substitute to lead Senegal to a 2-1 triumph over Ghana in a friendly on Saturday. The Swiss-based striker was on target in the 67th minute when he … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Brownlee, Jorgensen win Auckland triathlon for 1st time

    Jonathan Brownlee ended Javier Gomez's three-year reign in the Auckland world series triathlon, and Gwen Jorgensen kept up her perfect start to the season on Sunday. Gomez won the last three Auckland triathlons, but Brownlee, chastened by a … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Former Yankees pitcher Kuroda wins in Japan comeback

    Former New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda won his first game in his return to Japanese baseball on Sunday. Kuroda struck out five while giving up five hits and walking one batter over seven scoreless innings as the Hiroshima Carp beat the … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Formula One - Alonso remains positive despite early retirement

    Formula One - Alonso remains positive despite early retirement

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso's first race of the season ended with a 21st lap retirement at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday but the Spaniard saw positive progress at misfiring McLaren. Alonso missed the season … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Early McCullum exit a huge blow for New Zealand

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - This was not how the script was supposed to run for Brendon McCullum, the personification of the aggressive cricket that had taken New Zealand to their first World Cup final. His Sunday at the Melbourne … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Faulkner on fire as Australia skittle New Zealand for 183

    Faulkner on fire as Australia skittle New Zealand for 183

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A devastating spell by fast-bowling all-rounder James Faulkner allowed Australia to put one hand on a fifth World Cup trophy as New Zealand were skittled for 183 after batting first at the Melbourne Cricket … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Josh Hamilton and C.J. Wilson banners removed from Angel Stadium entrance

    Josh Hamilton and C.J. Wilson banners removed from Angel Stadium entrance

    The Angels symbolically state that Josh Hamilton and C.J. Wilson are no longer considered faces of the franchise. … More »

    Big League Stew - 5 hours ago
  • NBA Playoff Picture Update: Warriors come out, play, clinch top seed

    NBA Playoff Picture Update: Warriors come out, play, clinch top seed

    Golden State glows, the Hawks perch, and everyone else fights it out in the postseason race. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 5 hours ago
  • Hiddink insists Dutch will qualify despite setback

    Hiddink insists Dutch will qualify despite setback

    Veteran Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink insisted his side would qualify for next year's European Championship as questions over his tenure re-emerged in the wake of a last-gasp 1-1 home draw with Turkey on Saturday. Hiddink's team needed a goal from … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • South Korea's Lee maintains lead at Kia

    (Reuters) - South Korean Lee Mi-rim maintained her lead at the Kia Classic for the third successive day after a six-under-par 66 gave her a one-stroke edge on Saturday heading into the final round in southern California. Lee entered the third round … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Stevens out of Malaysia race with fuel issue

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Manor Marussia withdrew British driver Will Stevens from the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix just an hour before the start on Sunday due to a fuel system problem. "Sadly Will is unable to start today's … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Woods will fall outside world's top 100 on Monday

    Woods will fall outside world's top 100 on Monday

    By Bernie McGuire SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - Former world number one Tiger Woods will on Monday drop outside the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in more than 18 years. The 39-year-old American is down at number 96 and a world … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Former F1 racer Montagny banned for doping

    Former F1 racer Montagny banned for doping

    Ex-Formula One racer Franck Montagny has been handed a two-year ban by the sport's governing body after he failed a dope test while competing in the new Formula E electric series in November. Formula E said on their website that Montagny had been … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Bale, Ramsey on target as Wales crush Israel 3-0

    Bale, Ramsey on target as Wales crush Israel 3-0

    By Ori Lewis HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) - Two goals from Gareth Bale and another from Aaron Ramsey gave Wales an emphatic 3-0 win over hosts Israel and took them to the top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group B on Saturday. The Welsh, looking for a place … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Xavi close to deal with Al Sadd, says Qatari club

    Xavi close to deal with Al Sadd, says Qatari club

    Barcelona midfielder and former Spain international Xavi is close to agreeing a deal to join Al Sadd, the Qatari side said on Saturday. The 35-year-old has played for Barca a record 751 times since he graduated from the academy to the first team in … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Vancouver Canucks 4-3

    Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Vancouver Canucks 4-3

    The Vancouver Canucks missed an opportunity to pick up two points on Saturday. John Klingberg scored the winning goal 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged Vancouver 4-3, spoiling a late comeback from the Canucks. "You have to get positives … More »

    The Canadian Press - 5 hours ago