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  1. Sam Bradford considered quitting football after second ACL tear
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    Sam Bradford considered quitting football after second ACL tear

  2. McGregor-Aldo promo tour reaches fever pitch with possible slap incident
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    McGregor-Aldo promo tour reaches fever pitch with possible slap incident

  3. NHL Three Stars: Jagr nets a pair; Tavares hands out three helpers
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    NHL Three Stars: Jagr nets a pair; Tavares hands out three helpers

  4. NHL Playoff Death Watch: Has the East bubble burst?
    Greg Wyshynski

    NHL Playoff Death Watch: Has the East bubble burst?

  5. Madness in :68 - Sweet, sour finish for final teams
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    Madness in :68 - Sweet, sour finish for final teams

  6. NBA Playoff Picture Update: Oklahoma City comes back to ruin the Suns' season
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    NBA Playoff Picture Update: Oklahoma City comes back to ruin the Suns' season

  7. Sources: Georgia State's R.J. Hunter to enter NBA draft
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    Sources: Georgia State's R.J. Hunter to enter NBA draft

  8. What We Learned: Should the NY Rangers actually scare anyone?
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    What We Learned: Should the NY Rangers actually scare anyone?

  9. NCAA Hockey: Jon Gillies is awesome, Providence’s Frozen Four ticket punched
    Ryan Lambert

    NCAA Hockey: Jon Gillies is awesome, Providence’s Frozen Four ticket punched

  10. Duke freshmen lead way to Final Four, struggle with rite of passage
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    Duke freshmen lead way to Final Four, struggle with rite of passage

  11. Final Four teams have Indy history
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    Final Four teams have Indy history

  12. Who shone Sunday? Not just Tevaughn Campbell and Shaquille Murray-Lawrence
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    Who shone Sunday? Not just Tevaughn Campbell and Shaquille Murray-Lawrence

  • Russia Football Union appoints new anti-racism leader

    MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian Football Union has appointed its first dedicated anti-racism official in an effort to crack down on discrimination ahead of the World Cup. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 minutes 30 seconds ago
  • Pakistan name Azhar as one-day captain

    (Reuters) - Pakistan have named Azhar Ali as their one-day captain following the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq from one-day internationals after this month's World Cup. Azhar, 30, played the last of his 14 one-day internationals over two years ago but … More »

    Reuters - 4 minutes 32 seconds ago
  • Sam Bradford considered quitting football after second ACL tear

    Sam Bradford considered quitting football after second ACL tear

    When Sam Bradford went down with a second torn ACL in less than a year last preseason, it would have actually been odd if the thought of retiring hadn't crossed his mind. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 7 minutes ago
  • Joint leader of Volvo Ocean Race breaks mast on fifth leg

    The Chinese boat sharing the overall lead in the Volvo Ocean Race was forced to suspend racing in the fifth leg when it broke a mast in the Southern Ocean on Monday. The incident could hardly have happened in a worse spot for Dongfeng Race Team, … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 minutes ago
  • Greece players suffer minor injuries in fatal car crash

    Greek internationals Panagiotis Tachtsidis, Vangelis Moras and Ioannis Fetfatzidis suffered minor injuries after being involved in a fatal car crash in Budapest on Monday following their Euro 2016 qualifier against Hungary. “All three are in good … More »

    Reuters - 35 minutes ago
  • Ovechkin, Chimera score 2 each, Caps win

    Ovechkin, Chimera score 2 each, Caps win

    The Washington Capitals showed the urgency of a team that hasn't secured a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The New York Rangers haven't looked the same since they clinched their place in the postseason. Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Jason … More »

    AP - Sports - 45 minutes ago
  • Woods drops out of world's top 100

    Woods drops out of world's top 100

    (Reuters) - Tiger Woods has dropped outside the top 100 in the world golf rankings for the first time since 1996. Woods's last major title was the 2008 U.S. Open but he won five PGA Tour events in 2013 and topped the rankings in May 2014 before … More »

    Reuters - 51 minutes ago
  • Russian Union creates role of anti-racism inspector

    The Russian Football Union (RFS) has created a new position of anti-racism inspector, the organisation's president Nikolay Tolstykh said on Monday. "In accordance with a decision with FIFA, the RFS will introduce the position of an anti-racism … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • NHL Playoff Death Watch: Has the East bubble burst?

    NHL Playoff Death Watch: Has the East bubble burst?

    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 - 56 minutes ago
  • Zidane interested in managing Real Madrid

    Zidane interested in managing Real Madrid

    Zinedine Zidane has said he would be willing to become Real Madrid head coach although he was not in a hurry. "Of course, if the role is offered to me I would agree to it but once again there is an amazing coach in place," Zidane, the Real Madrid … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Hernandez's fiancee resumes testimony

    Hernandez's fiancee resumes testimony

    The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is back on the stand for a second day of testimony in his murder trial. Shayanna Jenkins on Monday is expected to talk about a box she disposed of from their basement the day after … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Ex-NFL player's fiancee to continue testimony at murder trial

    Ex-NFL player's fiancee to continue testimony at murder trial

    By Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Mass. (Reuters) - The fiancee of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez is expected to continue testifying in his Massachusetts murder trial on Monday after she said last week he told her he did not murder the man he is accused … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Greaves inducted into Spurs Hall of Fame at last

    Greaves inducted into Spurs Hall of Fame at last

    By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - Jimmy Greaves, Tottenham Hotspur's all-time record scorer, will be inducted into the club's Hall of Fame in May ending a long and inexplicable wait that has lasted for more than a decade. Greaves, 75, who scored … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Golf-Woods drops out of world's top 100

    Tiger Woods has dropped outside the top 100 in the world golf rankings for the first time since 1996. Woods's last major title was the 2008 U.S. Open but he won five PGA Tour events in 2013 and topped the rankings in May 2014 before suffering … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Volvo race leaders Dongfeng break mast but may continue

    Dongfeng Race Team, joint leaders of the Volvo Ocean Race, were forced to suspend racing in the fifth leg early on Monday when their mast broke in the middle of the Southern Ocean. In 2011-12, five of the six-strong fleet suffered major breakages. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • UPDATE 1-Volvo race leaders Dongfeng break mast but may continue

    (updates with team considering carrying on in para 4) ALICANTE, Spain, March 30 (Reuters) - Dongfeng Race Team, joint leaders of the Volvo Ocean Race, were forced to suspend racing in the fifth leg early on Monday when their mast broke in the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 37 minutes ago
  • What We Learned: Should the NY Rangers actually scare anyone?

    What We Learned: Should the NY Rangers actually scare anyone?

    Lundqvist is really good. The Blueshirts, not so much. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 2 hours 12 minutes ago
  • New Zealanders dominate World Cup team of the tournament

    New Zealanders dominate World Cup team of the tournament

    (Reuters) - Five players from World Cup runners-up New Zealand and three from winners Australia were named in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) team of the tournament on Monday. New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was joined by fellow Kiwis … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 12 minutes ago
  • Astana's fate not sealed yet, decision expected in two weeks

    Astana's fate not sealed yet, decision expected in two weeks

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Astana are expecting to learn whether they retain their World Tour (elite) licence in about two weeks, a source within the Kakazh-funded team told Reuters on Monday. Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reported that the … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 38 minutes ago
  • UPDATE 2-Cycling-Astana's fate not sealed yet, decision expected in two weeks

    (Adds UCI comment) By Julien Pretot PARIS, March 30 (Reuters) - Astana are expecting to learn whether they retain their World Tour (elite) licence in about two weeks, a source within the Kakazh-funded team told Reuters on Monday. Dutch newspaper … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 41 minutes ago
  • Sailing-Dongfeng quit Volvo Ocean Race fifth leg as mast breaks

    Dongfeng Race Team, joint leaders of the Volvo Ocean Race, were dramatically forced to quit the fifth leg early on Monday when their mast broke in the Southern Ocean. The boat's French skipper Charles Caudrelier sent a message to his team, saying … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 44 minutes ago
  • NCAA Hockey: Jon Gillies is awesome, Providence’s Frozen Four ticket punched

    NCAA Hockey: Jon Gillies is awesome, Providence’s Frozen Four ticket punched

    At this level of the game, they don’t really come much better at their jobs than Jon Gillies. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 2 hours 45 minutes ago
  • Israeli club to compensate Palestinian side in player dispute

    FIFA has ordered Israeli premier league club Hapoel Haifa and their former player, Ali Khatib, to compensate Palestinian side Jabal al-Mukabbar after Khatib left them without authorisation. Jabal al-Mukabbar, based in Arab East Jerusalem claimed … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 51 minutes ago
  • Cyprus football officials determined to unify despite protest

    By Michele Kambas NICOSIA (Reuters) - Turkish Cypriot football officials on Monday vowed to press ahead with attempts to reunite with the Cyprus Football Association, (CFA), triggering a political storm on the ethnically-split island. In a … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 59 minutes ago
  • Romania coach Iordanescu slams pitch in Ploiesti

    Romania coach Iordanescu slams pitch in Ploiesti

    The poor condition of the pitch affected Romania's performance in their laboured 1-0 home win over Group F underdogs the Faroe Islands in Sunday's Euro 2016 qualifier in Ploiesti, said coach Anghel Iordanescu. Against the well-organised Faroes, the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Cycling-Astana's fate not sealed yet, decision expected in two weeks

    By Julien Pretot PARIS, March 30 (Reuters) - Astana are expecting to learn whether they retain their World Tour (elite) licence in about two weeks, a source within the Kakazh-funded team told Reuters on Monday. Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Vettel win is a relief for all except Mercedes

    Vettel win is a relief for all except Mercedes

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - An ebullient Sebastian Vettel spoke at length about the importance of his first win for Ferrari when addressing reporters after his Malaysian Grand Prix triumph on Sunday, yet his beaming smile pretty … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Ecclestone proposes championship for women

    Ecclestone proposes championship for women

    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has proposed a controversial world championship for women drivers as part of grand prix weekends. "I thought it would be a good idea to give them a showcase," British media quoted the 84-year-old as saying … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Nadal crashes out in Miami, Murray wins

    Nadal crashes out in Miami, Murray wins

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - A struggling and edgy Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Miami Open in the third round on Sunday, losing 6-4 2-6 6-3 to fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco. The 31-year-old Verdasco, who is ranked 34th in the world, has … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Newcastle announce record profits

    Newcastle announce record profits

    Newcastle United may be staggering their way towards the end of another season of under-achievement but they still announced record profits of 18.7 million pounds after tax to the end of June last year. Newcastle, who last won a major domestic … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Germany will hit top form in crucial qualifiers, says Loew

    Germany will hit top form in crucial qualifiers, says Loew

    World Cup winners Germany will be at their best when they take on Euro 2016 qualifying rivals Poland, Scotland and Ireland later this year after their current period of experimentation, coach Joachim Loew has said. While easing past the Georgians … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Matic shines on another gloomy night for Serbia

    Matic shines on another gloomy night for Serbia

    By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE (Reuters) - A 2-1 defeat by Portugal has left Serbia with only a slim hope of reaching Euro 2016 after Nemanja Matic provided the only beacon of light in another lacklustre qualifying performance by the Balkan … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Reus, Mueller on target as Germany ease past Georgia

    Reus, Mueller on target as Germany ease past Georgia

    TBILISI (Reuters) - World Cup winners Germany eased past hosts Georgia 2-0 in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday with first-half goals from Marco Reus and Thomas Mueller enough to get their Group D campaign back on track. Reus put the visitors … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Power reigns supreme at 11th World Cup

    Power reigns supreme at 11th World Cup

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The ICC hailed the 11th cricket World Cup the "most popular ever" and although most neutrals would have preferred New Zealand to win Sunday's final, there is no doubt Australia were worthy of their fifth … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Golf-Scotland's Ramsay takes European Tour title in Morocco

    Golf-Scotland's Ramsay takes European Tour title in Morocco

    (Reuters) - Scotland's Richie Ramsay claimed his third European Tour title and survived Romain Wattel's late surge to win the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco on Sunday. Ramsay, joint overnight leader on seven-under with Wattel and Scotland's Andrew … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Zungu strikes late as South Africa snatch draw with Nigeria

    Zungu strikes late as South Africa snatch draw with Nigeria

    Bongani Zungu snatched a dramatic equaliser in the final minute of stoppage-time as South Africa held Nigeria to a 1-1 draw in a friendly at the Mbombela Stadium on Sunday. The visitors, on the back foot for much of the match, looked set for the … More »

    Reuters - 7 hours ago
  • Gradel goal rescues 1-1 draw for Ivory Coast

    Gradel goal rescues 1-1 draw for Ivory Coast

    ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's Max Gradel scored 20 minutes from time to prevent the new African champions falling to an embarrassing home defeat against minnows Equatorial Guinea in a 1-1 friendly draw on Sunday. Gradel’s equaliser came after … More »

    Reuters - 7 hours ago
  • McGraw appreciates Notre Dame women's run more than ever

    McGraw appreciates Notre Dame women's run more than ever

    It would be easy to forgive Muffett McGraw if she started taking Final Four appearances for granted. After all, the Notre Dame women's coach has become a regular of sorts on college basketball's biggest stage - reaching her fifth straight Final … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago
  • Mitchell sends South Carolina women to 1st Final Four

    Mitchell sends South Carolina women to 1st Final Four

    Someday, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley will eventually rename a play after star guard Tiffany Mitchell. Mitchell scored 21 points and made all the key plays down the stretch to help South Carolina beat Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago
  • 76ers favored twice this week, so what happened to tanking?

    They have the look of such favorites that Las Vegas likes them twice this week, once while on a back-to-back and the other time on the road. … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago