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  1. The long recovery of Matt Harvey, and why that's a good thing
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    The long recovery of Matt Harvey, and why that's a good thing

  2. Brandon Dubinsky injured on goal scoring rush (Video)
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    Brandon Dubinsky injured on goal scoring rush (Video)

  3. Gonzaga's Kyle Wiltjer lands Sports Illustrated cover
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    Gonzaga's Kyle Wiltjer lands Sports Illustrated cover

  4. Atlanta Falcons cut RB Steven Jackson
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    Atlanta Falcons cut RB Steven Jackson

  5. David Clarkson for Nathan Horton: Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets trade problems – and it's best for all involved
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    David Clarkson for Nathan Horton: Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets trade problems – and it's best for all involved

  6. Llamas grab attention of pro sports teams
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    Llamas grab attention of pro sports teams

  7. Former boxer Holly Holm trying to slow 'hype train' going into UFC debut
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    Former boxer Holly Holm trying to slow 'hype train' going into UFC debut

  8. Golden Goal, 5 years later: Oral history of 2010 Vancouver Olympic hockey final
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    Golden Goal, 5 years later: Oral history of 2010 Vancouver Olympic hockey final

  9. Former NHL players remember deadline trades
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    Former NHL players remember deadline trades

  10. Rick Pitino says he was 'blindsided' by Chris Jones' arrest on rape charges
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    Rick Pitino says he was 'blindsided' by Chris Jones' arrest on rape charges

  11. NHL Three Stars: Hammond robs Kings; Subban pads Habs' conference lead
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    NHL Three Stars: Hammond robs Kings; Subban pads Habs' conference lead

  12. Six Degrees Of Canadian Bacon: tracing CFL history and the league's connections to movie stars
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    Six Degrees Of Canadian Bacon: tracing CFL history and the league's connections to movie stars

  • Federer trounces teenager Coric in Dubai semi-finals

    Federer trounces teenager Coric in Dubai semi-finals

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer trounced Croatian teenager Borna Coric 6-2 6-1 at the Dubai Championships on Friday to set up a potential final showdown with world number one Novak Djokovic. Federer may have failed to win a grand … More »

    Reuters - 4 minutes 16 seconds ago
  • Tennis-Federer trounces teenager Coric in Dubai semi-finals

    By Matt Smith DUBAI, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Roger Federer trounced Croatian teenager Borna Coric 6-2 6-1 at the Dubai Championships on Friday to set up a potential final showdown with world number one Novak Djokovic. Federer may have failed to win a … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • Sprint official testifies in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- A Sprint official is testifying about phone records the company turned over in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Northug leads Norway to men's relay gold at Nordic worlds

    FALUN, Sweden (AP) -- Petter Northug led Norway to victory Friday in the men's cross-country relay for the fifth straight time at the Nordic skiing world championships. … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Real's Bale back in training before Villarreal clash

    Real's Bale back in training before Villarreal clash

    MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has returned to training with his team mates as he continues his recovery from a minor ankle problem, the La Liga leaders said on Friday. Bale had been absent from training this week after taking a … More »

    Reuters - 20 minutes ago
  • Blatter wants 2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18

    Blatter wants 2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar to take place no later than Dec. 18, a date that would avoid a conflict with the powerful Premier League over the Christmas schedule in England. A FIFA task force this week … More »

    AP - Sports - 27 minutes ago
  • 2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18, says Blatter

    2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18, says Blatter

    By Mike Collett BELFAST (Reuters) - The World Cup final in Qatar in 2022 should be played no later than Dec. 18, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday. Blatter, who arrived in Northern Ireland for this weekend's International Football … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • City will have edge over fatigued Liverpool, says Pellegrini

    City will have edge over fatigued Liverpool, says Pellegrini

    Manchester City have will have the edge over Liverpool when the sides meet at Anfield because of the Merseysiders' gruelling Europa League efforts, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. Liverpool were dumped out of Europe's second-tier … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Mike Smith robs J.T. Miller from point-blank range

    Mike Smith robs J.T. Miller from point-blank range

    Arizona Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes an incredible right pad save on New York Rangers forward, J.T. Miller early in the first period. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 34 minutes ago
  • NHL draft tracker: Andrew Nielsen, Lethbridge Hurricanes

    NHL draft tracker: Andrew Nielsen, Lethbridge Hurricanes

    Andrew Nielsen wasn’t considering a possible hockey career two years ago. The Lethbridge Hurricanes rookie wasn’t even playing in Alberta’s top midget league, let alone the Western Hockey League. The game was more or less just a pastime to him. … More »

    Buzzing The Net - 35 minutes ago
  • England primed for Dublin 'decider'

    England primed for Dublin 'decider'

    By Mitch Phillips BAGSHOT, England (Reuters) - Nobody in the England and Ireland camps will countenance any talk of Sunday’s clash being a Six Nations decider but to everyone else, whoever emerges victorious in Dublin will be installed as red hot … More »

    Reuters - 36 minutes ago
  • Murphy the only Ireland change for England clash

    Ireland number eight Jordi Murphy will replace the injured Jamie Heaslip against England on Sunday in the only change to the champions side ahead of a potential Six Nations decider. Heaslip cracked three vertebrae in Ireland's 18-11 victory over … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Chelsea made League Cup a serious competition - Mourinho

    Chelsea made League Cup a serious competition - Mourinho

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes winning the League Cup 10 years ago revolutionised the competition as Premier League clubs have since started to take it more seriously. Mourinho, whose side play Tottenham Hotspur in the final at Wembley on … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Report: Parma signs deal with sponsor to cover some costs of Genoa match

    Italian soccer club Parma has reportedly signed a one-match deal with a sponsor that will cover costs for Sunday's match at Genoa. With Parma already having been sold twice this season, last weekend's home match against Udinese was postponed … More »

    The Canadian Press - 44 minutes ago
  • McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he's perfectly fine' after crash in testing

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he's perfectly fine' after crash in testing

    Fernando Alonso says he's "perfectly fine" as he recovers at home from a crash during Formula One preseason testing that sent him to the hospital for three days. The McLaren driver says in a video on YouTube "as you can see, I am perfectly fine. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 48 minutes ago
  • Fernando Alonso says he is 'perfectly fine' after crash

    Fernando Alonso says he is 'perfectly fine' after crash

    Fernando Alonso says he is ''perfectly fine'' as he recovers at home from a crash during Formula One preseason testing that sent him to the hospital for three days. ''As you can see, I am perfectly fine,'' the McLaren driver said on Friday in a … More »

    AP - Sports - 52 minutes ago
  • Marussia on F1 entry list subject to conditions

    Marussia were named on a 10 team Formula One entry list on Friday, subject to conditions that included full compliance with the 2015 technical regulations. The list, which does not include the failed Caterham team, said the revived Manor Marussia … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Lauda neutral on chances of German GP happening

    Lauda neutral on chances of German GP happening

    By Alan Baldwin BARCELONA (Reuters) - The chances of Germany hosting a Formula One Grand Prix this year are only 50-50 despite determined efforts to save it, according to Niki Lauda. "(Formula One' commercial supremo) Bernie (Ecclestone) is the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Federer rolls past Coric in Dubai semis

    Federer rolls past Coric in Dubai semis

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Defending champion Roger Federer moved back into the Dubai Championships final with a 6-2, 6-1 win over lucky loser Borna Coric on Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Scale of racism in World Cup host Russia exposed by study

    Scale of racism in World Cup host Russia exposed by study

    Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, a report provided to The Associated Press reveals. Researchers from the Moscow-based SOVA Center and the Fare … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Golden Goal, 5 years later: Oral history of 2010 Vancouver Olympic hockey final

    Golden Goal, 5 years later: Oral history of 2010 Vancouver Olympic hockey final

    With the five-year anniversary of the gold medal game Saturday, we wanted to hear from some of the players involved in this instant classic. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Europa loss could have silver lining for Liverpool

    Europa loss could have silver lining for Liverpool

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - When Dejan Lovren's penalty soared high over the bar in Istanbul the Liverpool players would not have been thinking about silver linings with the chance of a trophy having just slipped away. Yet as their delayed … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Report: Sponsor to cover some costs for crisis-hit Parma

    Crisis-hit Parma has reportedly signed a one-match deal with a sponsor that will cover costs for Sunday's match at Genoa. With Parma already having been sold twice this season, last weekend's home match against Udinese was postponed indefinitely … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • Alonso says he is fine after crash

    Alonso says he is fine after crash

    McLaren's Fernando Alonso assured his fans that he was fine on Friday in his first public comments since crashing heavily in Formula One testing last weekend. Denmark's Kevin Magnussen has replaced him for the final pre-season test at the Circuit … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • Justin Bailey out 2 weeks for 'Hounds, sticker shock in Flint: the coast-to-coast

    Justin Bailey out 2 weeks for 'Hounds, sticker shock in Flint: the coast-to-coast

    Junior hockey headlines for Fri., Feb. 27. … More »

    Buzzing The Net - 1 hour 43 minutes ago
  • Van Persie injury may hand Falcao another chance

    Van Persie injury may hand Falcao another chance

    By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will miss Saturday's Premier League match against Sunderland with an ankle injury that could hand out-of-sorts forward Radamel Falcao another opportunity to prove his … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
  • Woeful West Indies must banish De Villiers-led nightmare

    Woeful West Indies must banish De Villiers-led nightmare

    When a team has been destroyed by a special knock like the one AB de Villiers conjured up against West Indies on Friday, it can make it easy to explain a defeat away. Five weeks after blazing a world record 31-ball century against West Indies, De … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • Reichelt edges Jansrud in World Cup downhill training

    Reichelt edges Jansrud in World Cup downhill training

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) -- Hannes Reichelt was quickest again in the final training session Friday for a World Cup downhill on the demanding Kandahar slope. The Austrian, who was also fastest in Thursday's opening session, clocked 1 … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Feb. 26: Daily Zap

    Feb. 26: Daily Zap

    Get a quick recap of Thursday nights action around the NBA. … More »

    NBA.com - 2 hours 22 minutes ago
  • Feb. 25: Daily Zap

    Feb. 25: Daily Zap

    Fly through 12 games of NBA action in the Daily Zap. … More »

    NBA.com - 2 hours 22 minutes ago
  • Women's World Cup super-G canceled in foggy Bansko

    Women's World Cup super-G canceled in foggy Bansko

    BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) -- The women's World Cup super-G has been canceled because of fog. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 30 minutes ago
  • Going to the game? Pack earplugs and lose the vuvuzela, WHO says

    Going to the game? Pack earplugs and lose the vuvuzela, WHO says

    Sports fans risk having their hearing ruined by vuvuzela trumpets and deliberate attempts to increase stadium noise and they need to start seeing earplugs as something cool, the World Health Organization said on Friday. Shelly Chadha, a WHO expert … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • American Lewis takes three-stroke lead at Thai LPGA event

    (Reuters) - World number three Stacy Lewis fired an error-free eight-under-par 64 in the second round of the women's Thailand Open on Friday to take a three-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the LPGA Tour event. The 30-year-old American, who … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Exclusive: Nepal officials urge FIFA for full probe of own chief

    All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) vice presidents are calling for world soccer's governing body to launch a fully- fledged probe into their own president Ganesh Thapa before his self-imposed four-month suspension runs out next week. FIFA said … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Spurs need repeat performance to win Cup, says Pochettino

    Spurs need repeat performance to win Cup, says Pochettino

    By Ken Ferris LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur must reproduce their "nearly perfect" Premier League performance against Chelsea to beat their London rivals in the League Cup final on Sunday, manager Mauricio Pochettino has said. Spurs beat … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • West Indies lose Bravo for rest of World Cup

    West Indies lose Bravo for rest of World Cup

    West Indies batsman Darren Bravo will be sent home from the World Cup after failing to recover from a hamstring injury sustained in the second match of the campaign, a team spokesman said on Friday. St Lucian batsman Johnson Charles, who has scored … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Lewis leads LPGA Thailand by three shots

    Lewis leads LPGA Thailand by three shots

    CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) -- Stacy Lewis shot an unblemished round of 8-under-par 64 for a three-shot advantage over Amy Yang after the second round of the LPGA Thailand on Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • UCI recommends Astana team be stripped of elite status

    The International Cycling Union (UCI) wants the sport's licencing commission to strip the Astana team of their elite status after an investigation into doping, the ruling body said on Friday. Kazakhstan-based Astana, whose team includes Tour de … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • De Villiers leads South Africa to big win over West Indies

    De Villiers leads South Africa to big win over West Indies

    If ever there was a case of World Cup one-upmanship, AB de Villiers' unbeaten 162 has to be in the running for top billing. The South Africa captain posted the fastest 150 runs in one-day international cricket with some brutal late hitting, setting … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Golf-American Lewis takes three-stroke lead at Thai LPGA event

    World number three Stacy Lewis fired an error-free eight-under-par 64 in the second round of the women's Thailand Open on Friday to take a three-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the LPGA Tour event. The 30-year-old American, who finished in the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago