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  1. Antoine Vermette acquired by Blackhawks, for steep deadline price
    Greg Wyshynski

    Antoine Vermette acquired by Blackhawks, for steep deadline price

  2. UFC 184 analysis
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    UFC 184 analysis

  3. The Fantasy Five: Start Avery Bradley, bench Tony Parker
    Dalton Del Don

    The Fantasy Five: Start Avery Bradley, bench Tony Parker

  4. Toronto assistant GM Kyle Dubas talks Leafs, luck & analytics: 'It's not magic'
    Nicholas J. Cotsonika

    Toronto assistant GM Kyle Dubas talks Leafs, luck & analytics: 'It's not magic'

  5. Blue Jays add Dayan Viciedo to replenish outfield depth
    Mark Townsend

    Blue Jays add Dayan Viciedo to replenish outfield depth

  6. How Ronda Rousey became the UFC's biggest star and most dominant champ
    Kevin Iole

    How Ronda Rousey became the UFC's biggest star and most dominant champ

  7. Dustin Penner’s rape jokes don’t go over very well on Twitter
    Greg Wyshynski

    Dustin Penner’s rape jokes don’t go over very well on Twitter

  8. Dany Heatley traded by Ducks to Florida for Tomas Fleischmann
    Greg Wyshynski

    Dany Heatley traded by Ducks to Florida for Tomas Fleischmann

  9. Wild fan sucker-punches Avs fan during crowd fracas (Video)
    Greg Wyshynski

    Wild fan sucker-punches Avs fan during crowd fracas (Video)

  10. Jake Randolph embarrasses NCAA goalie with Forsberg shootout move (Video)
    Greg Wyshynski

    Jake Randolph embarrasses NCAA goalie with Forsberg shootout move (Video)

  11. NHL Three Stars: Paul Stastny saves Blues vs. Oilers
    Greg Wyshynski

    NHL Three Stars: Paul Stastny saves Blues vs. Oilers

  12. Johan Santana: ‘As long as my arm’s still attached, I’m gonna give it a chance’
    Ian Denomme

    Johan Santana: ‘As long as my arm’s still attached, I’m gonna give it a chance’

  • How Ronda Rousey became UFC's biggest star and most dominant champ

    How Ronda Rousey became UFC's biggest star and most dominant champ

    After submitting No. 1 contender Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds, Rousey has effectively lapped the bantamweight field. Can anyone give her a challenge? … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 4 minutes 31 seconds ago
  • Wellington woes leave England hopes hanging by a thread

    Wellington woes leave England hopes hanging by a thread

    By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Eoin Morgan will be glad to see the back of Wellington Regional Stadium after England were humiliated there for the second time in less than 10 days on Sunday. Morgan's side had posted a credible 309 for … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Chatara shines as Zimbabwe restrict Pakistan to 235-7

    Tendai Chatara struck twice with the new ball as Zimbabwe restricted Pakistan to 235 for seven in their crucial World Cup Pool B match at the Gabba on Sunday. Paceman Chatara (3-35) got ample movement and bounce off the surface to send back openers … More »

    Reuters - 11 minutes ago
  • Thirimanne coming of age at right time for Sri Lanka

    Thirimanne coming of age at right time for Sri Lanka

    By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Lahiru Thirimanne's unbeaten century to guide Sri Lanka to a crushing nine-wicket victory over England in their World Cup Pool A clash on Sunday could not have come at a better time for the side who are now … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • Milan's European hopes at risk after 0-0 draw

    Milan's European hopes at risk after 0-0 draw

    AC Milan's struggles continued as they were held to a 0-0 draw at lowly Chievo on Saturday, leaving Filippo Inzaghi's side in danger of missing out on a European spot for the second straight season. The seven-times European champions have 34 … More »

    Reuters - 27 minutes ago
  • Harrington holds lead at Honda as play abandoned

    Harrington holds lead at Honda as play abandoned

    Ireland's Padraig Harrington held the lead after the second round of the Honda Classic on Saturday with play abandoned in the afternoon because of severe rain. The 43-year-old Harrington shot a four-under par 66 for his second round at PGA National … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • Barca on Real's heels after Suarez's Granada show

    Barca on Real's heels after Suarez's Granada show

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Barcelona trimmed Real Madrid's lead at the top of La Liga to one point when in-form forward Luis Suarez played a part in all three of their goals in a scrappy 3-1 victory at Granada on Saturday. Barca struggled … More »

    Reuters - 30 minutes ago
  • Bach defends Rio Games amid environmental protest

    Bach defends Rio Games amid environmental protest

    By Andrew Downie RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Olympic chief Thomas Bach defended Rio de Janeiro’s venues and legacy projects on Saturday after protesters gathered outside his hotel to loudly criticise the environmental impact of the 2016 Summer … More »

    Reuters - 31 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Awesome Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

    Tennis-Awesome Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer's enduring class shone through again as the Swiss maestro beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to win the Dubai Championships for a seventh time on Saturday. The 33-year-old's serve is the … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • Awesome Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

    Awesome Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer's enduring class shone through again as the Swiss maestro beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to win the Dubai Championships for a seventh time on Saturday. The 33-year-old's serve is the … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • I'm as ready as I can be, says Hamilton

    I'm as ready as I can be, says Hamilton

    By Alan Baldwin BARCELONA (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton wrapped up his pre-season testing with another fastest lap for Mercedes on Saturday. The Briton, still feeling the lingering effects of a bug that laid him low in last … More »

    Reuters - 35 minutes ago
  • Rooney ends goal drought as United go third

    Rooney ends goal drought as United go third

    By Tom Hayward LONDON (Reuters) - Wayne Rooney ended his eight-game Premier League scoring drought with a brace as Manchester United climbed back above Arsenal into third with a 2-0 victory against a dogged Sunderland on Saturday. United were … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Thirimanne, Sangakkara score tons to thrash England

    Thirimanne, Sangakkara score tons to thrash England

    By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Lahiru Thirimanne and Kumar Sangakkara both scored centuries as Sri Lanka posted the highest successful run chase at Wellington Regional Stadium for a nine-wicket victory over England in their World Cup … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • UC Davis pulls away from Cal Poly, 68-54

    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) -- Josh Ritchart scored 19 points and UC Davis shot 56.8 percent in its final road game of the regular season to top Cal Poly 68-54 on Saturday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • Kolisi produces perfect storm for win at Lions

    Stormers loose-forward Siya Kolisi scored a try three minutes from time to put them ahead for the first time and they held on for a 22-19 win over the luckless Lions in their Super Rugby clash at Ellis Park on Saturday. Trailing by four points with … More »

    Reuters - 52 minutes ago
  • Ronald Belisario fractured his left shoulder climbing out of his pool

    Ronald Belisario fractured his left shoulder climbing out of his pool

    Add another freak injury to the quickly expanding list. … More »

    Big League Stew - 57 minutes ago
  • Ko wins in New Zealand for 10th title

    Top-ranked Lydia Ko won the New Zealand Women's Open on Sunday for her second straight victory. ''I really wanted to win in front of such great crowds,'' Ko said. We were walking up 16 and (playing partner Giulia Sergas) said 'They like you.' I … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • Alan Williams lead UCSB over UC Irvine 54-51

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) -- Alan Williams had 15 points and 15 rebounds Saturday night, and UC Santa Barbara beat UC Irvine 54-51. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Another day, same city: England loses badly again in Wellington at World Cup; QF chances dim

    Another day, same city: England loses badly again in Wellington at World Cup; QF chances dim

    England lost another Cricket World Cup match by a big margin Sunday, and its odds of making the quarterfinals are fading fast. Nine days after losing to New Zealand by eight wickets, England returned to the same venue at Wellington and lost by nine … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • Blues top Oilers on Stastny's late goal

    Blues top Oilers on Stastny's late goal

    The St. Louis Blues didn't get the easy ride they might have hoped for against the Oilers, but they did get out of Edmonton with the two points they needed. Paul Stastny scored the winning goal with 5:40 left and added an assist as the Blues edged … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 28 minutes ago
  • BYU ends Gonzaga's 22-game win streak

    BYU ends Gonzaga's 22-game win streak

    Kyle Collinsworth believes BYU is peaking at the right time. Collinsworth scored 20 points as the Cougars beat No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70 on Saturday night, ending the Bulldogs' school-record 22-game winning streak and perhaps costing them a No. 1 seed in … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 31 minutes ago
  • NHL-Highlights of Saturday's NHL games

    Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League games: - - - Red Wings 4, Predators 3 The Detroit Red Wings rallied with two third-period goals to edge out the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Saturday. Defenseman Alexey Marchenko tied the contest at … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Dubnyk turns aside 33, stymies Avs 3-1

    Dubnyk turns aside 33, stymies Avs 3-1

    Devan Dubnyk doesn't need one. Not anytime soon, the Minnesota Wild goalie insisted. Justin Fontaine broke a second-period tie, and Dubnyk stopped 33 shots, leading Minnesota to a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. Erik Haula … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 39 minutes ago
  • NHL Three Stars: Paul Stastny saves Blues vs. Oilers

    NHL Three Stars: Paul Stastny saves Blues vs. Oilers

    Stastny set up Dmitji Jaskin’s first-period goal and scored the game-winner in the third period as the Blues survived the Oilers, 201. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • Arizona beats Utah for share of Pac-12

    Arizona beats Utah for share of Pac-12

    Gabe York went against what he'd been taught and took a chance. The Arizona reserve guard knew his late-game free throw was off-target but instead of retreating to the defensive end as his coach preaches for guards, he lunged for the rebound. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • WHL Roundup: Shynkaruk scores winner in overtime as Warriors edge Pats

    MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Jesse Shynkaruk scored 1:31 into overtime as the Moose Jaw Warriors held on to beat the Regina Pats 6-5 on Saturday night in Western Hockey League action. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • Sens win fifth straight, beat Sharks 4-2

    Sens win fifth straight, beat Sharks 4-2

    Led by a fill-in goalie, the Ottawa Senators are playing their best hockey of the season. For the San Jose Sharks, things haven't been this bad in years. Andrew Hammond made 28 saves to keep Ottawa in the game early and Mike Hoffman scored a … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Hoffman scores twice in 3rd period to lead Senators to 5th straight win, 4-2 over Sharks

    Hoffman scores twice in 3rd period to lead Senators to 5th straight win, 4-2 over Sharks

    Led by a fill-in goalie, the Ottawa Senators are playing their best hockey of the season. For the San Jose Sharks, things haven't been this bad in years. Andrew Hammond made 28 saves to keep Ottawa in the game early and Mike Hoffman scored a … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Slovenia's Kosir wins 2nd straight World Cup snowboard event

    ASAHIKAWA, Japan (AP) -- Zan Kosir of Slovenia won his second straight World Cup parallel slalom snowboard event on Sunday to maintain first place in the overall standings. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Last-place USC beats short-handed Washington 70-55

    Last-place USC beats short-handed Washington 70-55

    The Trojans don't have any. They start three freshmen and two sophomores, but the youngsters were good enough to beat short-handed Washington 70-55 Saturday night. ''It was a big win because it's a confidence boost,'' said Nikola Jovanovic, who … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 10 minutes ago
  • Paul Stastny scores winner as Blues edge Oilers 2-1

    Paul Stastny scores winner as Blues edge Oilers 2-1

    It wasn't the easy ride the standings suggested it might be, but the St. Louis Blues at least got the result they were looking for on Saturday. Paul Stastny scored the game winner and added an assist as the Blues came away with a 2-1 victory over … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche - 02/28/2015

    Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche - 02/28/2015

    Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche - 02/28/2015 … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 23 minutes ago
  • FEB 28: Top 10

    FEB 28: Top 10

    Here are your top 10 plays from Saturday night's action around the NBA. … More »

    NBA.com - 2 hours 25 minutes ago
  • Burke scores 23, Jazz hold on for 82-75 win over Bucks

    Burke scores 23, Jazz hold on for 82-75 win over Bucks

    The Milwaukee Bucks have been one of the NBA's best defensive teams all season and entered Saturday night's game against Utah holding opponents to 43.2 percent shooting - the third-best mark in the league. The Jazz have turned up their defense … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 30 minutes ago
  • Wild fan sucker-punches Avs fan during crowd fracas (Video)

    Wild fan sucker-punches Avs fan during crowd fracas (Video)

    Meanwhile, there was some misconduct in the stands, as was evidenced by this fan-shot video of a fight between Wild fans and Avs fans in the lower bowl (which was also witnessed by Star Tribune beat writer Michael Russo). … More »

    Puck Daddy - 2 hours 31 minutes ago
  • Seattle tops Bakersfield, 53-43, creates WAC logjam

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Isiah Umipig scored 16 points and Seattle used a 10-point first-half lead to top CS Bakersfield 53-43 Saturday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 33 minutes ago
  • St. Louis Blues at Edmonton Oilers - 02/28/2015

    St. Louis Blues at Edmonton Oilers - 02/28/2015

    St. Louis Blues at Edmonton Oilers - 02/28/2015 … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 38 minutes ago
  • Friday's Scoreboard

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    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 41 minutes ago
  • Pominville rockets shot past shoulder of Varlamov

    Pominville rockets shot past shoulder of Varlamov

    Minnesota Wild forward Jason Pominville rips a shot from the circle that goes past the shoulder of Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 42 minutes ago
  • Ottawa Senators at San Jose Sharks - 02/28/2015

    Ottawa Senators at San Jose Sharks - 02/28/2015

    Ottawa Senators at San Jose Sharks - 02/28/2015 … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 46 minutes ago