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  1. NCAA Hockey: Jack Eichel line leads BU; Minnesota annihilated
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    NCAA Hockey: Jack Eichel line leads BU; Minnesota annihilated

  2. Who can challenge Kentucky?
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    Who can challenge Kentucky?

  3. Michigan State's March magic continues
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    Michigan State's March magic continues

  4. Masahiro Tanaka named Yankees' opening day starter
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    Masahiro Tanaka named Yankees' opening day starter

  5. John Wall saves Wizards in regulation, seals 2OT win over Hornets
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    John Wall saves Wizards in regulation, seals 2OT win over Hornets

  6. NHL Playoff Death Watch: Which teams can clinch tonight?
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    NHL Playoff Death Watch: Which teams can clinch tonight?

  7. NHL Three Stars: Wild douse Flames; Atkinson tricks Chicago; Oilers shut-out Stars
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    NHL Three Stars: Wild douse Flames; Atkinson tricks Chicago; Oilers shut-out Stars

  8. Bizarre finish costs Vegas big bucks
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    Bizarre finish costs Vegas big bucks

  9. NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta
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    NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

  10. Justise Winslow is Duke's unsung hero
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    Justise Winslow is Duke's unsung hero

  11. Rick Pitino unearths another unlikely hero as Louisville surges into Elite Eight
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    Rick Pitino unearths another unlikely hero as Louisville surges into Elite Eight

  12. How Justise Winslow's fast rise helped lead Duke to NCAA tournament's Elite Eight
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    How Justise Winslow's fast rise helped lead Duke to NCAA tournament's Elite Eight

  • Vettel looking back to his best with Ferrari

    Vettel looking back to his best with Ferrari

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel showed how much he is enjoying life at Ferrari by whooping with delight at securing second on the grid for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday and punching the air at the … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Move over 'Phantom,' Coldplay getting air time at worlds

    Move over 'Phantom,' Coldplay getting air time at worlds

    It wouldn't be figure skating without Andrew Lloyd Webber. ''Phantom of the Opera'' is so popular a choice for skaters that the composer's music was on repeat at the world figure skating championships on Saturday as three men in a row chose it for … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • NHL Playoff Death Watch: Which teams can clinch tonight?

    NHL Playoff Death Watch: Which teams can clinch tonight?

    Since we're down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 14 minutes ago
  • Depleted England lose Welbeck for Italy game

    Depleted England lose Welbeck for Italy game

    England manager Roy Hodgson will be without in-form striker Danny Welbeck and three other players for Tuesday's friendly against Italy in Turin due to injuries. Arsenal striker Welbeck limped off during England's 4-0 win over Lithuania at Wembley … More »

    Reuters - 25 minutes ago
  • Barcelona full back Alba sidelined for 10 days

    Barcelona full back Alba sidelined for 10 days

    Barcelona full back Jordi Alba will be out of action for around 10 days after sustaining a leg muscle injury in Spain's 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Ukraine on Friday. "Tests conducted this morning on the first-team player Jordi Alba by FC … More »

    Reuters - 33 minutes ago
  • Hamilton holds off Vettel for Malaysia pole

    Hamilton holds off Vettel for Malaysia pole

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton splashed through the puddles at a rain-soaked Sepang circuit to secure pole position for Mercedes in a hectic Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday. The … More »

    Reuters - 35 minutes ago
  • Italy coach Conte gets death threats after Marchisio injury

    Italy coach Conte gets death threats after Marchisio injury

    Italy coach Antonio Conte has received death threats from angry Juventus fans who blame his training methods for the injury that will probably rule midfielder Claudio Marchisio out for the rest of the season. Marchisio suffered ruptured knee … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Alonso sees rapid progress after closing gap

    Alonso sees rapid progress after closing gap

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso focused on the positives after he and McLaren team mate Jenson Button qualified on the penultimate row of the Malaysian Grand Prix grid on Saturday. "However, the steps we're taking … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Clinical Highlanders easily combat the Stormers

    (Reuters) - Powerful winger Waisake Naholo scored two tries as the Otago Highlanders produced a fast-paced display to overcome the Stormers of South Africa 39-21 in Super Rugby on Saturday. Juan de Jongh crossed for the opening try in the 19th … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Scrappy Waratahs give Kirwan the Blues again

    (Reuters) - The Auckland Blues showed some fight for under-fire coach John Kirwan but ultimately fell to a seventh successive defeat after a 23-11 loss to Super Rugby champions the New South Wales Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday. Scrumhalf Nick … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Formula One - Verstappen's 'sixth' sense matches father's best

    Formula One - Verstappen's 'sixth' sense matches father's best

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Max Verstappen made quite a splash on his Formula One debut in Australia and the 17-year-old showed off his wet-weather skills in Malaysia on Saturday as he steered his Toro Rosso to sixth on the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Hamilton holds of resurgent Vettel for Malaysia pole

    Hamilton holds of resurgent Vettel for Malaysia pole

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton splashed through the puddles at a rain-soaked Sepang circuit to secure pole position for Mercedes in a hectic Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday. The … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • IOC receives rights assurances for Winter Games bids

    IOC receives rights assurances for Winter Games bids

    By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received non-discrimination assurances from Beijing and Almaty's bids to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, an official said on Saturday after Beijing police raided an … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • India's Nehwal to top women's world rankings

    India's Nehwal to top women's world rankings

    India's Saina Nehwal will replace Olympic champion Li Xuerui as the women's world number one badminton player, ending China's stranglehold at the top of the rankings. China have long dominated the women's game and the last non-Chinese to be world … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 32 minutes ago
  • Saina Nehwal to top women's world rankings

    India's Saina Nehwal will replace Olympic champion Li Xuerui as the women's world number one badminton player, ending China's stranglehold at the top of the rankings. China have long dominated the women's game and the last non-Chinese to be world … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 37 minutes ago
  • Badminton-India's Nehwal to top women's world rankings

    India's Saina Nehwal will replace Olympic champion Li Xuerui as the women's world number one badminton player, ending China's stranglehold at the top of the rankings. China have long dominated the women's game and the last non-Chinese to be world … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 39 minutes ago
  • Verstappen's 'sixth' sense matches father's best

    Verstappen's 'sixth' sense matches father's best

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Max Verstappen made quite a splash on his Formula One debut in Australia and the 17-year-old showed off his wet-weather skills in Malaysia on Saturday as he steered his Toro Rosso to sixth on the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • Schweinsteiger to start v Georgia as Germany go for broke

    Schweinsteiger to start v Georgia as Germany go for broke

    Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger will make his first start for Germany since the World Cup final last year when his team take on Georgia in a Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday, coach Joachim Loew said. Schweinsteiger, who took over from Philipp … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Hamilton takes pole for Malaysian GP

    Hamilton takes pole for Malaysian GP

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel believes he can end Mercedes' dominant run in Formula One by winning Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix after qualifying second on Saturday and ending the Silver Arrows' long run of front-row lockouts. Mercedes had taken … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Montenegrin FA blasts fans after Euro qualifier abandoned

    Montenegrin FA blasts fans after Euro qualifier abandoned

    Montenegrin soccer fans who forced Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Russia to be abandoned are hypocrites and barbarians, the general secretary of the Adriatic republic's football association said. The Group G match ended midway through the … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 16 minutes ago
  • NCAA Hockey: Jack Eichel line leads BU; Minnesota annihilated

    NCAA Hockey: Jack Eichel line leads BU; Minnesota annihilated

    In which we recap the day’s events in the NCAA tournament. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 2 hours 18 minutes ago
  • Olympics-IOC receives rights assurances for Winter Games bids

    By Ben Blanchard BEIJING, March 28 (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received non-discrimination assurances from Beijing and Almaty's bids to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, an official said on Saturday after Beijing police … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 34 minutes ago
  • Young England find plenty of reasons to be cheerful

    Young England find plenty of reasons to be cheerful

    By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Seven victories in a row, new-found optimism and a young striker to get excited about, Roy Hodgson's England are showing bright shoots of recovery after last year's dismal World Cup campaign. Having failed to win … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 47 minutes ago
  • New Zealand held to a draw by Portugal in Hong Kong Sevens

    New Zealand held to a draw by Portugal in Hong Kong Sevens

    New Zealand's much vaunted rugby sevens outfit were held to a humbling 24-24 draw by unheralded Portugal on the second day of the Hong Kong sevens on Saturday. The defending champions had begun their campaign with a 26-7 win over Scotland on Friday … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Kenya sweep World Cross Country Championship gold

    (Reuters) - Kenya strode to gold in both the men's and women's races at the World Cross Country Championships in China on Saturday with 19-year-old Agnes Tirop and Geoffrey Kipsang taking their first titles. Her five-second victory on an old horse … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Tuktamysheva eases to gold in Shanghai

    Tuktamysheva eases to gold in Shanghai

    Russia's Elizaveta Tuktamysheva added the World Championship title to her European crown after a solid, if not spectacular, free skate in Shanghai on Saturday gave her a comprehensive victory. The 18-year-old had a big lead after landing a rarely … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Cape Horn, bergs and a storm await battered global race fleet

    Cape Horn, bergs and a storm await battered global race fleet

    Volvo Ocean Race's six-strong fleet, already battered by the Southern Ocean, sails in to the toughest part of the nine-month marathon offshore challenge over the next two days. The region is the only time in the 38,738-nautical mile race where the … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Sailing-Cape Horn, bergs and a storm await battered global race fleet

    Volvo Ocean Race's six-strong fleet, already battered by the Southern Ocean, sails in to the toughest part of the nine-month marathon offshore challenge over the next two days. The region is the only time in the 38,738-nautical mile race where the … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Nadal, Murray advance in Miami

    Nadal, Murray advance in Miami

    Rafa Nadal and Andy Murray got their Miami Open bids off to a solid start with straight sets victories at Key Biscayne on Friday. Nadal defeated fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-4 6-2 in 89 minutes in windy conditions as he began his campaign to … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Athletics-Kenya sweep World Cross Country Championship gold

    Kenya strode to gold in both the men's and women's races at the World Cross Country Championships in China on Saturday with 19-year-old Agnes Tirop and Geoffrey Kipsang taking their first titles. Her five-second victory on an old horse racing track … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

    Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - ChemChina's takeover of Pirelli will not affect the Italian tiremaker's involvement in Formula One, Pirelli motorsport head Paul Hembery said on Saturday. "Motorsport for Pirelli remains a key aspect of … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Formula One - Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

    Formula One - Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - ChemChina's takeover of Pirelli will not affect the Italian tyremaker's involvement in Formula One, Pirelli motorsport head Paul Hembery said on Saturday. "It is very much business as normal," he told … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Russia launch protest following Montenegro match

    Russia launch protest following Montenegro match

    By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Football Union has launched a protest against the decision by UEFA officials to continue the Euro 2016 qualifier against Montenegro despite goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev being hit by a flare in the … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Goalscorer Morata hailed as 'the future of Spain'

    Goalscorer Morata hailed as 'the future of Spain'

    Alvaro Morata was designated "the future of the national team" after the Juventus forward fired holders Spain to a 1-0 win against Ukraine in Euro 2016 qualifying in Seville on Friday. There was a strong element of luck about Morata's 28th minute … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Indonesia lashes out at exiting shuttlers

    A senior Indonesian badminton official has slammed shuttlers Tommy Sugiarto and Simon Santoso and accused them of being mentally weak after the duo quit the national side earlier this year. "Experienced players like them are expected to be the role … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Rosberg heads Mercedes one-two in final practice

    Rosberg heads Mercedes one-two in final practice

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg led a Mercedes one-two in the final free practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix, the German edging out Lewis Hamilton by 0.184 seconds a few hours ahead of qualifying on Saturday. … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Rosberg leads Hamilton in Malaysian GP practice

    Rosberg leads Hamilton in Malaysian GP practice

    Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton set the fastest times in Saturday's pre-qualifying practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix, putting the team on track for another front-row grid lockout. Rosberg set the fastest time of 1 … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago
  • Badminton-Indonesia lashes out at exiting shuttlers

    A senior Indonesian badminton official has slammed shuttlers Tommy Sugiarto and Simon Santoso and accused them of being mentally weak after the duo quit the national side earlier this year. "Experienced players like them are expected to be the role … More »

    Reuters - 7 hours ago
  • How Justise Winslow's fast rise helped lead Duke to NCAA tournament's Elite Eight

    How Justise Winslow's fast rise helped lead Duke to NCAA tournament's Elite Eight

    Initially overshadowed by the Blue Devils' other star freshmen, Justise Winslow helped carry Duke past Utah. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Commentary - 7 hours ago
  • Malaysia poised to sign new F1 hosting deal

    Malaysia poised to sign new F1 hosting deal

    Malaysian Grand Prix organizers are poised to sign a new three-year contract to host Formula One at the Sepang International Circuit, with a final agreement expected next month. SIC chairman Mokhzani Tun Mahathir told The Associated Press on … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago