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  1. Forde Minutes: College basketball narrative takes dark turn as March arrives
    Pat Forde

    Forde Minutes: College basketball narrative takes dark turn as March arrives

  2. Forde Minutes - The Mid-Major Edition
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    Forde Minutes - The Mid-Major Edition

  3. NFL to discuss adding independent medical timeouts during games
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    NFL to discuss adding independent medical timeouts during games

  4. Breaking down NHL trade deadline 2015’s best, worst moves (Video)
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    Breaking down NHL trade deadline 2015’s best, worst moves (Video)

  5. Manny Pacquiao confident ahead of Mayweather fight but refuses to talk trash
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    Manny Pacquiao confident ahead of Mayweather fight but refuses to talk trash

  6. Golfer’s comeback win starts weird streak
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    Golfer’s comeback win starts weird streak

  7. NHL Three Stars: Toews leads Blackhawks; strong Shark debut
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    NHL Three Stars: Toews leads Blackhawks; strong Shark debut

  8. NBA Stock Watch: Nerlens Noel is rising while Kyle Lowry is falling
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    NBA Stock Watch: Nerlens Noel is rising while Kyle Lowry is falling

  9. Contact controversy at The Brier: Did Northern Ontario cross a physical line in its game against Ontario?
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    Contact controversy at The Brier: Did Northern Ontario cross a physical line in its game against Ontario?

  10. Texans inform Andre Johnson of reduced role, allow him to seek trade
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    Texans inform Andre Johnson of reduced role, allow him to seek trade

  11. Raw: Benning on 2015 NHL trade deadline day
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    Raw: Benning on 2015 NHL trade deadline day

  12. Tony Parker faces biggest challenge of his career as Spurs try to find old form
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    Tony Parker faces biggest challenge of his career as Spurs try to find old form

  • Wolff to take part in two free practice sessions

    Wolff to take part in two free practice sessions

    Williams test driver Susie Wolff will take part in Friday practice sessions at this year's British and Spanish Grands Prix, the Formula One team said on Tuesday. The Scot, wife of Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff, will also have a day of testing … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • Creamer aims for repeat performance after victory rehearsal

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Paula Creamer ended a four-year title drought when she drained a monster 75-foot eagle putt on the second playoff hole at the 2014 HSBC Women's Champions event and the American was keen to recreate a little bit … More »

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
  • Driouch facing further sanctions for breach of doping ban

    Qatari middle-distance runner Hamza Driouch is facing sanctions for a possible breach of his two-year doping ban after photos emerged of him training with Mo Farah. The 20-year-old Driouch is suspended until Dec. 30, 2016, because of irregularities … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Wales lose James for rest of Six Nations

    Wales prop Paul James will miss the remainder of the Six Nations after fracturing his thumb in the victory over France in Paris on Saturday, the Welsh Rugby Union said on Tuesday. With two victories so far after losing to England in their opener, … More »

    Reuters - 49 minutes ago
  • Golf-Creamer aims for repeat performance after victory rehearsal

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE, March 3 (Reuters) - Paula Creamer ended a four-year title drought when she drained a monster 75-foot eagle putt on the second playoff hole at the 2014 HSBC Women's Champions event and the American was keen to recreate a … More »

    Reuters - 54 minutes ago
  • Past sins put German football in doping spotlight

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - German football was thrown into turmoil after a doping commission said the use of banned substances in the sport as well as in cycling in the 1970s and 80s was more than just individual athletes stepping over … More »

    Reuters - 57 minutes ago
  • Doping-Past sins put German football in doping spotlight

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, March 3 (Reuters) - German football was thrown into turmoil after a doping commission said the use of banned substances in the sport as well as in cycling in the 1970s and 80s was more than just individual athletes … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Ireland v South Africa highlights

    REUTERS - Latest from Tuesday's World Cup Pool B match between Ireland and South Africa at Manuka Oval, Canberra: South Africa made 411-4 - - Ireland innings 1st over - Ireland skipper William Porterfield hits a four off Dale Steyn's first over. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Amla shines as South Africa set Ireland 412 to win

    Amla shines as South Africa set Ireland 412 to win

    Hashim Amla hit his highest one-day score with a majestic 159 and Faf du Plessis grabbed a century as South Africa set Ireland a monumental target of 412 for an unlikely World Cup victory at Manuka Oval on Tuesday. It was the second match in a row … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Tweet fuels talk of Bartoli return

    Tweet fuels talk of Bartoli return

    Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli sparked speculation on Tuesday of a return from retirement less than two years after bowing out of professional tennis. Should I?" Bartoli said. "Marion Bartoli has just turned 30. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Paddy Power CEO sets out stall with bumper shareholder return

    By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - Paddy Power will return 392 million euros (285 million pounds) to shareholders after the Irish gambling company could not find any compelling acquisitions to spend its cash on following a year of record profit … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Wie targets American Dream of competing at Rio Olympics

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Michelle Wie enjoyed a breakthrough year in 2014 when she captured her first major title and the American will spend the next 18 months chasing another dream -- competing at a Summer Olympics. A teen prodigy, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Tweet fuels talk of Bartoli return

    Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli sparked speculation on Tuesday of a return from retirement less than two years after bowing out of professional tennis. Should I?" Bartoli said. "Marion Bartoli has just turned 30. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 34 minutes ago
  • Medals for this summer's Pan Am Games in Toronto to be revealed today

    TORONTO - Olympian Mark Tewksbury and paralympian Elisabeth Walker-Young will be on hand today in Toronto for the unveiling of the medals for the 2015 Pan Am Games. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 13 minutes ago
  • Golf-Wie targets American Dream of competing at Rio Olympics

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE, March 3 (Reuters) - Michelle Wie enjoyed a breakthrough year in 2014 when she captured her first major title and the American will spend the next 18 months chasing another dream -- competing at a Summer Olympics. A teen … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 33 minutes ago
  • Australia full of confidence despite NZ loss - Clarke

    Australia full of confidence despite NZ loss - Clarke

    (Reuters) - Australia's World Cup loss to New Zealand was disappointing but no wake-up call, according to captain Michael Clarke, who said his team remains full of confidence despite the frustrating start to their campaign. Saturday's defeat in … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 44 minutes ago
  • Monday's Sports In Brief

    Padraig Harrington captured his first PGA Tour title in more than six years when he won the Honda Classic by making a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole in regulation and beating 21-year-old rookie Daniel Berger on the second playoff hole. NFL … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Anwar impresses for UAE at World Cup

    Anwar impresses for UAE at World Cup

    (Reuters) - Halfway through the pool phase of the World Cup, an unlikely name, Shaiman Anwar, sits perched among the tournament's best batsmen. Unheralded before the World Cup, the United Arab Emirates' middle-order batsman has been a revelation, … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Feature: Anwar impresses for UAE at World Cup

    Feature: Anwar impresses for UAE at World Cup

    Halfway through the pool phase of the World Cup, an unlikely name, Shaiman Anwar, sits perched among the tournament's best batsmen. Unheralded before the World Cup, the United Arab Emirates' middle-order batsman has been a revelation, turning heads … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Misbah warns Pakistan of hectic make-or-break week

    Misbah warns Pakistan of hectic make-or-break week

    (Reuters) - Pakistan's unconvincing victory against Zimbabwe on Sunday might have revived their stuttering World Cup campaign but skipper Misbah-ul-Haq warned his team any more slip-ups could lead to an ignominious exit. Thumped by India and West … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Rangers' rivals counter by stocking up at NHL trade deadline

    Rangers' rivals counter by stocking up at NHL trade deadline

    New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather struck the first bold move of the weekend by acquiring playmaking defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. By the time NHL trade deadline struck a day later on Monday, many of … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Australia paceman Cummins out of Afghanistan match

    Australia paceman Cummins out of Afghanistan match

    (Reuters) - Australia paceman Pat Cummins has been ruled out of Wednesday's World Cup match against Afghanistan, captain Michael Clarke confirmed. The 21-year-old Cummins suffered a slight side strain in Australia's one-wicket defeat to New Zealand … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Final week of regular season filled with intriguing matchups

    Final week of regular season filled with intriguing matchups

    Conference tournaments begin this week and there will be some important games for ranked teams in a few of the smaller leagues. The Missouri Valley Conference tournament kicks off Thursday in St. Louis with No. 8 Wichita State and No. 11 Northern … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Harrington survives a splash and ends a long drought

    Harrington survives a splash and ends a long drought

    Even in the midst of a drought so long it looked as though Padraig Harrington's best golf was behind him, he never stopped working. Harrington won the rain-delayed Honda Classic in a playoff Monday with a 5-iron that settled 3 feet away on the … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Forde Minutes: College basketball narrative takes dark turn as March arrives

    Forde Minutes: College basketball narrative takes dark turn as March arrives

    In this week's Minutes, Pat Forde expounds on the game's grim headlines before diving into 'The Little Dance'. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 3 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: What's on deck today at spring training

    LEADING OFF: What's on deck today at spring training

    What to watch for today at spring training: … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Rangers roll past Preds as Yandle debuts

    Rangers roll past Preds as Yandle debuts

    Mats Zuccarello has enjoyed plenty of winning nights at Madison Square Garden. Keith Yandle also had a night to remember as his New York Rangers debut went about as well as he could have hoped. Zuccarello had two assists shortly after his … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • WHL Roundup: Chase lifts Royals over Thunderbirds in 3-2 shootout win

    VICTORIA - Greg Chase was the lone scorer in the shootout as the Victoria Royals edged the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-2 on Monday in Western Hockey League action. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • Unchanged South Africa win toss and bat against Ireland

    Unchanged South Africa win toss and bat against Ireland

    South Africa skipper AB de Villiers won the toss and opted to send his unchanged side in to bat first in their World Cup Pool B match against Ireland at Manuka Oval on Tuesday. Ireland are unbeaten after their first two matches at the World Cup but … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Jet-lagged Smith leads Sharks past Habs

    Jet-lagged Smith leads Sharks past Habs

    Ben Smith's day started with a morning skate in Chicago and ended with a goal in San Jose. In between was a trade, a flight halfway across the country and a police escort that got him to the rink less than an hour before his first game with the … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Smith's goal in Sharks debut helps San Jose snap 8-game home skid with 4-0 win over Canadiens

    Smith's goal in Sharks debut helps San Jose snap 8-game home skid with 4-0 win over Canadiens

    Ben Smith's day started with a morning skate in Chicago and ended with a goal in San Jose. In between was a trade, a flight halfway across the country and a police escort that got him to the rink less than an hour before his first game with the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • NFL to discuss adding independent medical timeouts during games

    NFL to discuss adding independent medical timeouts during games

    There have been examples where a medical timeout may have applicable outside of a two-minute situation. The recent Super Bowl offered a test case. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Contact controversy at The Brier: Did Northern Ontario cross a physical line in its game against Ontario?

    Contact controversy at The Brier: Did Northern Ontario cross a physical line in its game against Ontario?

    Social media was all aflutter in the wake of Northern Ontario's 7-3 win over Ontario on Monday night at the Brier, in Calgary. Did the team from The Soo overstep the bounds of good sportsmanship with a little physical contact? … More »

    Eh Game - 4 hours ago
  • UPDATE 1-NHL-Highlights of Monday's NHL games

    (Adds late game) March 2 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's National Hockey League games. - - - Rangers 4, Predators 1 Goaltender Cam Talbot stopped 25 shots as the New York Rangers emerged with a 4-1 victory over the Nashville Predators … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
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    Monday's Games … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • For marathoners, the road to Boston is caked in snow and ice

    For marathoners, the road to Boston is caked in snow and ice

    BOSTON (AP) -- Running the Boston Marathon requires endurance, but 8 1/2 feet of snow and lots of treacherous black ice are testing this year's participants in frustrating new ways. … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Montreal Canadiens at San Jose Sharks - 03/02/2015

    Montreal Canadiens at San Jose Sharks - 03/02/2015

    Montreal Canadiens at San Jose Sharks - 03/02/2015 … More »

    NHL Highlights - 5 hours ago
  • Toews scores 2, 'Hawks beat Carolina 5-2

    Toews scores 2, 'Hawks beat Carolina 5-2

    After practice the previous day, Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said his teammates were capable of stepping up and ''filling the void'' created by the loss of injured leading scorer Patrick Kane. Toews had two goals and assisted on … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • NHL Three Stars: Toews leads Blackhawks; strong Shark debut

    NHL Three Stars: Toews leads Blackhawks; strong Shark debut

    The Hawks captain scored the game’s first two goals, including a shorthanded one, in their 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. He also assisted on Marian Hossa’s third-period goal. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 5 hours ago
  • Burns bats puck headed for net out of the air

    Burns bats puck headed for net out of the air

    San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns comes to the rescue of goalie Alex Stalock as he bats a shot from Canadiens forward David Desharnais off the goal line. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 5 hours ago