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  1. Fan shows off Rangers pride, gets Henrik Lundqvist shaved into head (Photo)
    Sean Leahy

    Fan shows off Rangers pride, gets Henrik Lundqvist shaved into head (Photo)

  2. Confidence carrying Stamkos as scoring touch returns
    Sean Leahy

    Confidence carrying Stamkos as scoring touch returns

  3. Lightning shock Rangers in Game 5, one win away from Cup Final
    Greg Wyshynski

    Lightning shock Rangers in Game 5, one win away from Cup Final

  4. Puck to groin and sickness on bench in Tampa’s disgustingly good win
    Greg Wyshynski

    Puck to groin and sickness on bench in Tampa’s disgustingly good win

  5. War of words: Horford says Dellavedova's 'track record' is clear; LeBron says Delly 'doesn't deserve it'
    Marc J. Spears

    War of words: Horford says Dellavedova's 'track record' is clear; LeBron says Delly 'doesn't deserve it'

  6. NHL Three Stars: Ben Bishop, Bolts win Game 5
    Greg Wyshynski

    NHL Three Stars: Ben Bishop, Bolts win Game 5

  7. Source: Adrian Peterson still presses for trade from Vikings with decision to skip OTAs
    Charles Robinson

    Source: Adrian Peterson still presses for trade from Vikings with decision to skip OTAs

  8. New York Rangers hope Entourage movie love brings 'victory'
    Josh Cooper

    New York Rangers hope Entourage movie love brings 'victory'

  9. Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Carlos Carrasco, Ryan Braun and a look around the league
    Dalton Del Don

    Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Carlos Carrasco, Ryan Braun and a look around the league

  10. Stephen Desrocher's decision to take advice from roommate, billet dad pays off for Generals
    Sunaya Sapurji

    Stephen Desrocher's decision to take advice from roommate, billet dad pays off for Generals

  11. This time cramps can't stop LeBron James as he's one step closer to NBA Finals
    Marc J. Spears

    This time cramps can't stop LeBron James as he's one step closer to NBA Finals

  12. Watch emotional return of John Amirante to MSG for Game 5 anthem (Video)
    Greg Wyshynski

    Watch emotional return of John Amirante to MSG for Game 5 anthem (Video)

  • Tennis-Outsider Berdych still knocking on door 10 years on

    (Writes through with quotes, details) By Julien Pretot PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - Tomas Berdych has been seeded in grand slams for 10 years, yet the Czech, ranked fourth at the French Open, is rarely discussed as a potential champion. Hardly … More »

    Reuters - 4 minutes 0 seconds ago
  • Stephen Desrocher's decision to take advice from roommate, billet dad pays off for Generals

    Stephen Desrocher's decision to take advice from roommate, billet dad pays off for Generals

    The Oshawa defenceman, who's been told to shoot more often, beat Zach Fucale in overtime for the Ontario Hockey League's second straight victory at the Memorial Cup. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 5 minutes ago
  • Bayliss set to become England coach: reports

    Bayliss set to become England coach: reports

    Australian Trevor Bayliss is set to become England coach ahead of compatriot Jason Gillespie, British media reported on Monday. Yorkshire coach Gillespie was widely expected to get the job but new England cricket director Andrew Strauss has opted … More »

    Reuters - 10 minutes ago
  • Phelps' coach returns to college ranks at Arizona State

    Phelps' coach returns to college ranks at Arizona State

    Bob Bowman will always be known as Michael Phelps' coach. Phelps won't be around forever, though, so Bowman started thinking about his future. It led him back to the college ranks and a new job at Arizona State, a school that he believes has the … More »

    AP - Sports - 27 minutes ago
  • Stoke loss casts shadow over Liverpool's Istanbul celebration

    Stoke loss casts shadow over Liverpool's Istanbul celebration

    By Steve Tongue LONDON (Reuters) - A gloomy shadow will hang over the proceedings at Merseyside on Monday evening as the Liverpool squad who staged a famous comeback in Istanbul to win the 2005 Champions League final hold a 10-year anniversary … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • Alves focused on trophies with Barca future uncertain

    Alves focused on trophies with Barca future uncertain

    Barcelona defender Dani Alves will focus on Saturday's King's Cup final and the Champions League final a week later before announcing whether he will remain at the club next season, the Brazil international said on Monday. Alves, 32, has yet to … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • Anderson, Broad put England on course for famous win

    Anderson, Broad put England on course for famous win

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - James Anderson and Stuart Broad ripped out the New Zealand top order to give England the scent of victory in the first test at Lord's on Monday. Chasing 345 for victory, New Zealand opener Martin Guptill edged … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Blatter misled us all, says Platini

    Blatter misled us all, says Platini

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter misled the world of football by reneging on a commitment to step down in 2015, UEFA president Michel Platini said on Monday. Platini backed him in the 2011 election on that basis but is angry that Blatter, 79, is seeking … More »

    Reuters - 36 minutes ago
  • Fourth-seeded Berdych advances to second round with easy win over qualifier at French Open

    Fourth-seeded Berdych advances to second round with easy win over qualifier at French Open

    Fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych eased into the second round of the French Open on Monday with a 6-0, 7-5, 6-3 win over Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka. Taking on a player looking for a first ever win on clay at a big tournament, Berdych used his … More »

    The Canadian Press - 38 minutes ago
  • Zorniger takes over as Stuttgart coach

    Alexander Zorniger has been appointed VfB Stuttgart coach for next season, replacing Huub Stevens who left despite keeping the former champions in the Bundesliga for the second consecutive year. A former assistant coach at Stuttgart, the … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • American Pharoah aims to defy history in Triple Crown bid

    American Pharoah aims to defy history in Triple Crown bid

    By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - History suggests that there will be nothing easy about U.S. jockey Victor Espinoza's attempt to ride American Pharoah to a Triple Crown victory next month. There has not been a Triple Crown winner since … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Suarez Navarro lurking as dark horse at Roland Garros

    Suarez Navarro lurking as dark horse at Roland Garros

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - When potential dark horses were being discussed before this year's French Open the name of Carla Suarez Navarro cropped up frequently and she looked every bit a serious challenger with an easy first round win on … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Arteta may make FA Cup final, says Wenger

    Arteta may make FA Cup final, says Wenger

    Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta, who has not played since November because of injury, could be fit for the FA Cup final against Aston Villa on Saturday, manager Arsene Wenger said. "He is a possibility because he is back in full training," Wenger told … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Suarez Navarro lurking as dark horse at Roland Garros

    By Martyn Herman PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - When potential dark horses were being discussed before this year's French Open the name of Carla Suarez Navarro cropped up frequently and she looked every bit a serious challenger with an easy first round … More »

    Reuters - 55 minutes ago
  • Platini pledges support for Prince Ali in FIFA bid

    Platini pledges support for Prince Ali in FIFA bid

    UEFA president Michel Platini has reiterated his support for Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein in the Jordanian's bid to usurp incumbent Sepp Blatter in this week's FIFA presidency vote. Prince Ali is the only remaining candidate standing against Blatter … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Real coach Ancelotti to have surgery on neck condition

    Real coach Ancelotti to have surgery on neck condition

    Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is suffering from cervical stenosis and will travel to Vancouver, Canada for an operation to correct it, the Italian was quoted as saying on Monday. Ancelotti is waiting to hear whether he will be replaced as Real … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 43 minutes ago
  • Bayliss set to become England coach - report

    LONDON (Reuters) - Australian Trevor Bayliss is set to become England coach ahead of compatriot Jason Gillespie, the Daily Telegraph reported on Monday. Yorkshire coach Gillespie was widely expected to get the job but new England cricket director … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
  • Berdych storms into French Open second round

    Berdych storms into French Open second round

    PARIS (Reuters) - Czech fourth seed Tomas Berdych bulldozed his way into the second round of the French Open by thrashing Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka 6-0 7-5 6-3 on Monday. Berdych, who is on a quarter-final collision course with another … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 9 minutes ago
  • Sheffield United sack Clough

    Sheffield United sack Clough

    (Reuters) - Sheffield United have sacked manager Nigel Clough and his staff, the League One club announced on Monday. A statement on the third tier club's website (www.Sufc.co.uk) said that "a change in direction was necessary for the forthcoming … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 16 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Berdych storms into French Open second round

    PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - Czech fourth seed Tomas Berdych bulldozed his way into the second round of the French Open by thrashing Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka 6-0 7-5 6-3 on Monday. Berdych, who is on a quarter-final collision course with … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 33 minutes ago
  • Porte pulls out of Giro d'Italia after miserable tour

    Australia's Richie Porte has pulled out of the Giro d'Italia due to injury as one of the pre-race favourites suffered a catastrophic first two weeks of the 21-stage event, his Team Sky said on Monday. "Richie Porte has been forced to withdraw from … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 48 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Porte pulls out of Giro d'Italia after miserable tour

    Australia's Richie Porte has pulled out of the Giro d'Italia due to injury as one of the pre-race favourites suffered a catastrophic first two weeks of the 21-stage event, his Team Sky said on Monday. "Richie Porte has been forced to withdraw from … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Badminton joins SportAccord exodus over IOC attack

    Badminton has severed ties with SportAccord, adding its name to a fast-growing exodus of sports abandoning the umbrella organisation following a scathing attack by its chief on the International Olympic Committee (IOC). "The Badminton World … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Olympics-Badminton joins SportAccord exodus over IOC attack

    Badminton has severed ties with SportAccord, adding its name to a fast-growing exodus of sports abandoning the umbrella organisation following a scathing attack by its chief on the International Olympic Committee (IOC). "The Badminton World … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Games-Profile of the Southeast Asian Games

    Factbox on the Southeast Asian Games, to be held in Singapore from June 5-16. - - - * The Southeast Asian Games, commonly known as the SEA Games, is a biennial multi-sports event involving competitors from 11 countries. * It was first held in … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Games-Southeast Asian Games showcase region's rapid growth

    By Julian Linden SINGAPORE, May 25 (Reuters) - The 28th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) begins in Singapore next week, an event that promises to showcase the region's spectacular economic growth as much as the athletes and their competitions. … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • PGA champion An says more Asians should try European Tour

    By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - South Korean An Byeong Hun urged more Asian golfers to try their luck on the European Tour following his outstanding six-shot win in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. The 23-year-old is in … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Monaco will make Hamilton stronger, says Hakkinen

    Monaco will make Hamilton stronger, says Hakkinen

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can turn Monaco misery into a Canadian celebration because every setback makes you stronger, according to retired double world champion Mika Hakkinen. "You have to learn and analyse everything that … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Golf-PGA champion An says more Asians should try European Tour

    By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 25 (Reuters) - South Korean An Byeong Hun urged more Asian golfers to try their luck on the European Tour following his outstanding six-shot win in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. The 23-year-old … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Looking ahead to Game 4: Warriors at Rockets

    Looking ahead to Game 4: Warriors at Rockets

    The Warriors are a single win from the franchise's first NBA Finals in 40 years. Is there anything the Rockets can do to stop them? … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 6 hours ago
  • Bilic confirms Besiktas exit amid West Ham job rumours

    Bilic confirms Besiktas exit amid West Ham job rumours

    Besiktas coach Slaven Bilic said on Sunday he will leave the club at the end of the season as media speculation grew that he may replace Sam Allardyce as West Ham United manager. "I won't be Besiktas' manager next season. Bilic spent six … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Weekend Sports In Brief

    LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals by beating the Hawks 114-111 in overtime on Sunday night to take … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Hamilton back, Navy vet highlights Memorial Day

    LEADING OFF: Hamilton back, Navy vet highlights Memorial Day

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: --- HAM IT UP Josh Hamilton returns to the majors, set to start in left field for the Rangers in their series opener at Cleveland. Traded by the Angels back to Texas in late April, the … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • The Astros, the Royals and different ways to win

    The Astros, the Royals and different ways to win

    During a 20-batter stretch in Sunday's victory at Detroit, every hitter for the Houston Astros either reached base or struck out. The Astros beat the Tigers 10-8 in that game, striking out 15 times but also hitting a pair of home runs and rallying … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Gerrard and Lampard bid farewell with goals

    Gerrard and Lampard bid farewell with goals

    Steven Gerrard disconsolately trudged off an English Premier League pitch for the final time after his beloved Liverpool were battered 6-1 at Stoke City, their worst top-flight defeat since 1963. At least the 34-year-old, who leaves for Los Angeles … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Manchester United decide against signing Falcao

    Manchester United decide against signing Falcao

    Manchester United will not be signing Colombia forward Radamel Falcao on a permanent basis, the Premier League club said on Sunday after the final game of the season. The 29-year-old will return to parent club Monaco, at least initially, after four … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • All roads lead to Rafa for Djokovic, says Courier

    All roads lead to Rafa for Djokovic, says Courier

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Favourite Novak Djokovic will not be unduly alarmed by the prospect of facing defending champion Rafa Nadal in the quarter-final of the French Open, according to twice winner Jim Courier. Serb Djokovic has been … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Rockets respond to McHale's old-school coaching approach

    Kevin McHale's stride is painful to watch. The awkward gait for the Houston Rockets' coach is the product of 13 punishing NBA seasons, including the 1987 postseason when he played on a broken foot. ''If you watch him walk, you know he laid it on … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • This time cramps can't stop LeBron James as he's one step closer to NBA Finals

    This time cramps can't stop LeBron James as he's one step closer to NBA Finals

    Whether Kyrie Irving will be back on the floor with James on Tuesday remains to be seen after missing the past two games with knee tendinitis. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Edwards wins Charlotte, first with JGR

    Edwards wins Charlotte, first with JGR

    Carl Edwards was as much relieved as he was excited to win at Charlotte Motor Speedway. After all, joining Joe Gibbs Racing means big expectations that he hadn't met this season before the Coca-Cola 600. Edwards outlasted Greg Biffle to win … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago