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  1. Canadian Women's Soccer Team gets a little inspiration from Celine Dion
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    Canadian Women's Soccer Team gets a little inspiration from Celine Dion

  2. Chicago, Tampa mayors offer beer and food in series bet
    Jen Neale

    Chicago, Tampa mayors offer beer and food in series bet

  3. Russell Wilson says he'd be OK playing this season without new deal
    Frank Schwab

    Russell Wilson says he'd be OK playing this season without new deal

  4. Playoff Beard Watch: Who are the finalists for best NHL beard ?
    Yahoo Sports Staff

    Playoff Beard Watch: Who are the finalists for best NHL beard ?

  5. Free live game stream is big for NFL
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    Free live game stream is big for NFL

  6. Internal bickering at CSA includes board member pushing for withdrawal from FIFA
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Internal bickering at CSA includes board member pushing for withdrawal from FIFA

  7. Chicago Brachiosaurus will not wear Blackhawks jersey this year
    Josh Cooper

    Chicago Brachiosaurus will not wear Blackhawks jersey this year

  8. Over/Under: How low will CarGo go?
    Brandon Funston

    Over/Under: How low will CarGo go?

  9. Comedian Rob Riggle will host NHL Awards, Daughtry to perform musical act
    Josh Cooper

    Comedian Rob Riggle will host NHL Awards, Daughtry to perform musical act

  10. Game 1 build-up; Calder Cup free live stream; drunk ice resurfacer driver jailed (Puck Headlines)
    Jen Neale

    Game 1 build-up; Calder Cup free live stream; drunk ice resurfacer driver jailed (Puck Headlines)

  11. Ben Bishop's approach has helped him step up when needed
    Sean Leahy

    Ben Bishop's approach has helped him step up when needed

  12. Marek Vs Wyshynski Podcast: Huzzah, the Stanley Cup Final edition!
    Greg Wyshynski

    Marek Vs Wyshynski Podcast: Huzzah, the Stanley Cup Final edition!

  • Australia dismiss West Indies for 148

    (Reuters) - Australia took control of the first test when they bowled out the West Indies for 148 on the first day in Dominica on Wednesday. The West Indies won the toss and batted on a flat, dry-looking pitch, but their decision backfired as they … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • U.S. Open venue 'very challenging', says Woods

    U.S. Open venue 'very challenging', says Woods

    By Ben Everill DUBLIN, Ohio (Reuters) - Tiger Woods has described the venue for this month's U.S. Open as "very challenging" after seeing for himself why a top U.S. Golf Association (USGA) official said extensive homework was required at Chambers … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Yankees designate Carpenter to clear spot for Tanaka

    Yankees designate Carpenter to clear spot for Tanaka

    The New York Yankees have designated for assignment right-handed reliever David Carpenter to clear a spot on the 25-man roster for the return of starter Masahiro Tanaka. The Yankees made the roster move on Wednesday before Tanaka's return to the … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • FIFA-lionising film that failed in Europe to hit U.S

    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - The film "United Passions" in which British actor Tim Roth portrays FIFA president Sepp Blatter does not hit American cinema screens until Friday, but whether it sinks - as it did in Europe - or swims it has at … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Chicago hopes to build on last year's WNBA Finals appearance

    A trip to the WNBA Finals last season has left Elena Delle Donne and the Chicago Sky hungry for more. The Sky had never won a playoff series before last year when they advanced to the finals. The Sky managed to get into the postseason as the four … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Playoff Beard Watch: Who are the finalists for best NHL beard ?

    Playoff Beard Watch: Who are the finalists for best NHL beard ?

    It’s here, it’s finally here! All the growing and grooming have lead to this, a Final pageant of bearded glory. Each playoff round had at least one seven-game series, allowing these Beard of the Year candidates maximum time on the campaign trail. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 11 minutes ago
  • The Latest: Beckham says FIFA scandal is infuriating

    The Latest: Beckham says FIFA scandal is infuriating

    1925 GMT (3:25 p.m. EDT) David Beckham says he has found it infuriating watching the FIFA scandal escalate over the last week and that it is time for soccer's governing body to change. The former England captain said: ''Some of the things that we … More »

    AP - Sports - 13 minutes ago
  • Golf-U.S. Open venue 'very challenging', says Woods

    By Ben Everill DUBLIN, Ohio, June 3 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods has described the venue for this month's U.S. Open as "very challenging" after seeing for himself why a top U.S. Golf Association (USGA) official said extensive homework was required at … More »

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
  • Marty Lees hired to coach Washington State baseball

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- Marty Lees is the new baseball coach at Washington State. … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 minutes ago
  • Sense of anti-climax as Nadal's reign ended by Djokovic

    Sense of anti-climax as Nadal's reign ended by Djokovic

    An almost deathly hush descended as Serbian Novak Djokovic administered the last rites on Rafa Nadal's reign of dominance at the French Open on Wednesday. On the same dusty rectangle of Parisian clay on which the marauding Mallorcan struck fear … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • Warriors will welcome 105-year-old superfan 'Sweetie' to Game 1, free of charge

    Warriors will welcome 105-year-old superfan 'Sweetie' to Game 1, free of charge

    The 105-year-old Bay Area resident, a fan for decades, got a press-conference shoutout from Warriors coach Steve Kerr. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 22 minutes ago
  • Russell Wilson says he'd be OK playing this season without new deal

    Russell Wilson says he'd be OK playing this season without new deal

    In just about every story about Cam Newton's new deal, Russell Wilson's name appeared as well. There was good reason for that. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 25 minutes ago
  • Penalties given to 3 boats on Volvo Ocean Race

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Organizers of the Volvo Ocean Race say they have given penalty points to Team SCA, Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE for rule infringements during Leg 7. … More »

    AP - Sports - 27 minutes ago
  • Ex-fighter War Machine loses bid to get attempt murder charges dismissed in Las Vegas case

    Ex-fighter War Machine loses bid to get attempt murder charges dismissed in Las Vegas case

    A Nevada judge refused to dismiss charges against a former mixed martial arts fighter accused of attacking his porn actress ex-girlfriend and her friend in August. Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver stood in shackles Wednesday while his attorney argued … More »

    The Canadian Press - 29 minutes ago
  • Canadian Women's Soccer Team gets a little inspiration from Celine Dion

    Canadian Women's Soccer Team gets a little inspiration from Celine Dion

    The Canadian Women's Soccer Team likes to unwind with a little Celine Dion, now and then. It might not be a killer track it might just be the perfect counterpoint for a killer instinct. … More »

    Eh Game - 30 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Sense of anti-climax as Nadal's reign ended by Djokovic

    (Fixes typo in intro) By Martyn Herman June 3 (Reuters) - An almost deathly hush descended as Serbian Novak Djokovic administered the last rites on Rafa Nadal's reign of dominance at the French Open on Wednesday. On the same dusty rectangle of … More »

    Reuters - 31 minutes ago
  • Analysis - Sense of anti-climax as Nadal's reign ended by Djokovic

    Analysis - Sense of anti-climax as Nadal's reign ended by Djokovic

    An almost deathly hush descended as Serbian Novak Djokovic administered the last rights on Rafa Nadal's reign of dominance at the French Open on Wednesday. On the same dusty rectangle of Parisian clay on which the marauding Mallorcan struck fear … More »

    Reuters - 35 minutes ago
  • McCoy done on Kelly remarks, no regrets

    McCoy done on Kelly remarks, no regrets

    Buffalo Bills running LeSean McCoy is done talking about Chip Kelly, and sees no reason to explain what he meant in suggesting his former coach might have shown a racial bias when parting ways with several Philadelphia Eagles star players. ''I … More »

    AP - Sports - 38 minutes ago
  • Former Lightning star Richards comes full-circle with Blackhawks in Cup final

    Eleven years ago, Brad Richards was a fresh-faced 24-year-old star leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup. Much has changed for Richards since then, and it hit him when his family recently spent time with Vincent Lecavalier and his … More »

    The Canadian Press - 39 minutes ago
  • LeBron: This is probably best I've been

    LeBron: This is probably best I've been

    LeBron James listened to a question he's been asked in the past and began processing. On the eve of his fifth consecutive NBA Finals, the four-time league MVP who has carried the Cavaliers within four wins of a championship in his homecoming … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • Ex-Warriors coach Jackson to call finals

    As awkward as it might appear, Mark Jackson believes his job analyzing his former Golden State Warriors team is really quite simple. Jackson, who backed Kerr for that honor, has had a complicated relationship with his former team as his role as an … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • Ex-fighter War Machine loses bid to get some charges tossed

    Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver stood in an orange jail jump suit and shackles and occasionally became agitated while defense attorney Brandon Sua argued that evidence didn't support two attempted murder, one burglary and one of several sexual assault … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 minutes 54 seconds ago
  • The Latest: Djokovic wary of Murray's improved form on clay ahead of their French Open semi

    The Latest: Djokovic wary of Murray's improved form on clay ahead of their French Open semi

    Novak Djokovic is wary of Andy Murray's improved form on clay. Rafael Nadal is particularly frustrated at how poorly he played in the third set of his 7-5, 6-3, 6-1 loss to Novak Djokovic in their French Open quarterfinal. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 41 minutes ago
  • 'No way' Qatar will lose 2022 World Cup - foreign minister

    By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - Qatar's Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiyah said on Wednesday there was "no way" his country would be stripped of its right to host the 2022 World Cup, accusing Qatar's critics of an anti-Arab campaign. "It is very … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • Djokovic ends Nadal's remarkable reign in brutal fashion

    Djokovic ends Nadal's remarkable reign in brutal fashion

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS (Reuters) - It was sharp, quick and brutal as Novak Djokovic finally dropped the French Open guillotine on Rafa Nadal -- ending the most remarkable of Roland Garros reigns in ruthless fashion on Wednesday. A double fault … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Capello to sue former RFS president Tolstykh

    Russia coach Fabio Capello will take legal action against the former president of the Russian Football Union (RFS) Nikolay Tolstykh, the Italian's son and agent said on Wednesday. Pierfilippo Capello said that lawyers would be filing a lawsuit … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Chicago, Tampa mayors offer beer and food in series bet

    Chicago, Tampa mayors offer beer and food in series bet

    As we prepare ourselves for hockey's Christmas, we must observe the ritual that comes with each major sports championship: the mayoral wagers. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 46 minutes ago
  • American Pharoah is Belmont Favorite

    American Pharoah is Belmont Favorite

    American Pharoah has been made the early 3-5 favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner drew the No. 5 post position for Saturday's race. (June 3) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 49 minutes ago
  • I had it coming, Nadal admits after French Open defeat

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - It was only his second defeat in 11 years and 72 matches at Roland Garros, yet it came as little surprise for Rafa Nadal as the nine-times champion admitted he had his French Open quarter-final defeat to Novak … More »

    Reuters - 50 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Djokovic ends Nadal's remarkable reign in brutal fashion

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS, June 3 (Reuters) - It was sharp, quick and brutal as Novak Djokovic finally dropped the French Open guillotine on Rafa Nadal -- ending the most remarkable of Roland Garros reigns in ruthless fashion on Wednesday. A double … More »

    Reuters - 53 minutes ago
  • Post position for 2015 Belmont Stakes

    (Reuters) - Post positions for runners in Saturday's 147th Belmont Stakes in New York (post position; HORSE; jockey; trainer; morning line odds): 1. MUBTAAHIJ; Michael de Kock; Irad Ortiz Jr.; 10-1 2. TALE OF VERVE; Dallas Stewart; Gary Stevens; … More »

    Reuters - 53 minutes ago
  • Saudi stadium plan scaled back as oil drop bites: sources

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's plans to dramatically increase the size and scope of football stadiums around the country have "been shelved" because of the impact of falling oil prices, sources have told Reuters. Under plans … More »

    Reuters - 57 minutes ago
  • Djokovic not getting carried away after breakthrough win

    Djokovic not getting carried away after breakthrough win

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic is keeping his feet firmly planted on the ground after his awe-inspiring quarter-final victory over nine-times champion Rafa Nadal at the French Open on Wednesday. The world number one from Serbia … More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • FBI probe includes 2018, 2022 World Cup host awards: U.S. official

    By Mark Hosenball NEW YORK (Reuters) - The FBI's investigation of soccer governing body FIFA includes scrutiny of how the organization awarded the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 competition to Qatar, a U.S. law enforcement official said on … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Qatar says 'prejudice and racism' behind criticism of 2022 World Cup

    By John Irish and Amena Bakr PARIS/DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar said on Wednesday there was no way it would be stripped of the right to host the World Cup despite the corruption scandal surrounding FIFA, dismissing a "bashing campaign" of criticism of … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Djokovic not getting carried away after breakthrough win

    By Julien Pretot PARIS, June 3 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic is keeping his feet firmly planted on the ground after his awe-inspiring quarter-final victory over nine-times champion Rafa Nadal at the French Open on Wednesday. The world number one from … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 9 minutes ago
  • Yahoo to live-stream October 25 NFL game

    Yahoo to live-stream October 25 NFL game

    Yahoo Inc will broadcast the Oct. 25 National Football League game between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars in London in the first live-stream of an NFL game. The International Series game will be streamed exclusively free of charge on … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Free live game stream is big for NFL

    Free live game stream is big for NFL

    Yahoo Sports' Frank Schwab explains why the league's agreement to deliver a game on the internet for free is a big move for the sport. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Benitez takes on greatest challenge at Real

    Benitez takes on greatest challenge at Real

    Rafa Benitez was appointed Real Madrid coach on Wednesday, the much-travelled 55-year-old taking on one of the most demanding jobs in club soccer in which he will be expected to deliver major trophies in short order. Spaniard Benitez quit Serie A … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Key questions: Why did Blatter resign and what now for FIFA?

    Key questions: Why did Blatter resign and what now for FIFA?

    Sepp Blatter and his mentor Joao Havelange have run global soccer's governing body since 1974, handing out power to national federations and regional chiefs who rewarded the men with loyalty. All that could change in the next few months, as a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 15 minutes ago