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  1. Mike Weber expresses frustration after Sabres fans cheer loss to Coyotes (Video)
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    Mike Weber expresses frustration after Sabres fans cheer loss to Coyotes (Video)

  2. Can Notre Dame beat Kentucky? Keep dreaming
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    Can Notre Dame beat Kentucky? Keep dreaming

  3. West Virginia makes history in blowout loss to Kentucky
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    West Virginia makes history in blowout loss to Kentucky

  4. Who will win 'sneaky difficult' NL Central?
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    Who will win 'sneaky difficult' NL Central?

  5. Arizona moves on, but were 'Cats exposed?
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    Arizona moves on, but were 'Cats exposed?

  6. Brad's Best Bets for Friday's Sweet 16 matchups
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    Brad's Best Bets for Friday's Sweet 16 matchups

  7. NHL Three Stars: Pavelec stops 39; Marleau leads Sharks over Red Wings
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  8. Sam Dekker lifts Wisconsin back into Elite Eight
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  9. On a steamy, Pospicle-perfect day in Miami, Vasek Pospisil beats Juan Martin del Potro
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  10. Aaron Rodgers brings new 'lucky charm' to support Wisconsin
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    Aaron Rodgers brings new 'lucky charm' to support Wisconsin

  11. How did Mayweather become a big-money superstar? He dreamed big – and turned down $12.5M
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    How did Mayweather become a big-money superstar? He dreamed big – and turned down $12.5M

  12. NBA Playoff Picture Update: What's at stake in Friday's big matchups?
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  • Hamilton cool with engine problem, tops Malaysian practice

    Hamilton cool with engine problem, tops Malaysian practice

    Lewis Hamilton found a new way to demonstrate Mercedes' domination of Formula One by sitting out two thirds of Friday's practice sessions for the Malaysian Grand Prix and yet was still the fastest. The period spent cooling his heels in the garage, … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • I was never concerned about my spot, says Australia's Finch

    I was never concerned about my spot, says Australia's Finch

    Australia opener Aaron Finch said he never feared for his place in the side during his lean spell at the World Cup and having found some runs will be raring to go in Sunday's final at his home ground. Finch hit an uncharacteristically scrappy 81 in … More »

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
  • 30 is the new 40 when it comes to home runs these days

    30 is the new 40 when it comes to home runs these days

    ''I mean I grew up watching Barry Bonds hit 73 home runs and now guys are talking about 30's good.'' Home runs have hit their lowest rate in more than two decades. The days of bulked-up sluggers like Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa topping … More »

    AP - Sports - 35 minutes ago
  • Pirelli hoping for more stops in rising Sepang heat

    Pirelli hoping for more stops in rising Sepang heat

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli are predicting a possible three-stop strategy for the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend after track temperatures soared to around 60 degrees Celsius in the first two … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • Xavi agent declines comment on Al Sadd deal reports

    Xavi agent declines comment on Al Sadd deal reports

    Xavi's agent has declined to comment on reports the Barcelona midfielder is set to leave the La Liga leaders at the end of the season and sign a lucrative contract with Qatari side Al Sadd. Xavi, 35, has played for Barca a record 751 times since he … More »

    Reuters - 53 minutes ago
  • Hamilton fastest despite engine issues

    Hamilton fastest despite engine issues

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton recovered from a frustrating morning session to lay down a marker to his Formula One rivals with the fastest time of the day in second free practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Friday. … More »

    Reuters - 57 minutes ago
  • Germany's Bellarabi, Badstuber out of Georgia qualifier

    Germany's Bellarabi, Badstuber out of Georgia qualifier

    Germany forward Karim Bellarabi and defender Holger Badstuber have been ruled out of their Euro 2016 qualifier in Georgia, assistant coach Thomas Schneider said on Friday. Schneider said Bellarabi would miss the game due to a cold while Badstuber, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Renault considering pulling out of Formula 1

    Renault considering pulling out of Formula 1

    French automaker Renault, which supplies engines to the Red Bull and Torro Rosso teams, says it is considering pulling out of Formula One due to the damage done to its reputation after a very difficult start to the new season. ''I can confirm we … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Sailing-New Zealand, Italian America's Cup challenges in doubt

    New Zealand's challenge for the next America's Cup could be in doubt, while the Italian challengers Luna Rossa have also threatened to withdraw after the organisers changed their minds on the type of boat to be used for the 35th regatta in 2017. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 34 minutes ago
  • Swimming - Tearful Park apologises for failed doping test

    Swimming - Tearful Park apologises for failed doping test

    By Peter Rutherford SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan choked back the tears on Friday as he apologised for a failed doping test that led to an 18-month ban from the sport and said he wished he could turn back … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 34 minutes ago
  • Tearful Park apologizes for failed doping test

    Tearful Park apologizes for failed doping test

    By Peter Rutherford SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan choked back the tears on Friday as he apologized for a failed doping test that led to an 18-month ban from the sport and said he wished he could turn back … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 46 minutes ago
  • Former Olympic swimming champ Park apologizes for doping ban

    Former Olympic swimming champ Park apologizes for doping ban

    A tearful former Olympic swimming champion, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea, offered an impassioned public apology Friday, four days after receiving an 18-month ban for failing a doping test. Park, who won South Korea's only ever swimming gold in the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Recording: Sterling wanted to give woman 'everything'

    Days after Donald Sterling was banned for life from the NBA and in jeopardy of losing his Los Angeles Clippers, he was trying to ensure that the woman who led to his downfall had a house of her own. In a recording played Thursday in Los Angeles … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 57 minutes ago
  • How Mercedes became the dominant power in Formula 1

    How Mercedes became the dominant power in Formula 1

    Mercedes dominated the 2014 Formula One season, they swept to a one-two finish in this year's season opener in Australia, and the team is fully expected to do so again at the Malaysian Grand Prix. How have they managed to leave the previous power … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 6 minutes ago
  • Real fan, two others fined for attack on players

    Real fan, two others fined for attack on players

    A Spanish government commission has imposed fines of 3,001 euros ($3,262) on a Real Madrid member and two others who insulted players and struck at least one of their vehicles after Sunday's La Liga 'Clasico' defeat at Barcelona. Players including … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 9 minutes ago
  • How did Mayweather become a big-money superstar? He dreamed big – and turned down $12.5M

    How did Mayweather become a big-money superstar? He dreamed big – and turned down $12.5M

    Leonard Ellerbe said he repeatedly fields calls from big-name athletes who seem to always ask: How does Mayweather generate so much money? … More »

    Yahoo Sports Commentary - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • Mourinho has resuscitated Terry's Chelsea career

    Mourinho has resuscitated Terry's Chelsea career

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Two years after it looked like his Stamford Bridge career was on its last legs, John Terry has been given the vote of confidence he craved. The runaway Premier League leaders announced on Thursday the captain, … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 14 minutes ago
  • Falcao hits brace for six-goal Colombia, Chile lose 2-0

    By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - World Cup quarter-finalists Colombia cruised to a 6-0 rout of Bahrain while Chile lost 2-0 to Iran in contrasting Copa America warm-ups for the two South American teams on Thursday. Colombia captain Radamel … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 16 minutes ago
  • Brazil finding right balance in France win, says Dunga

    Brazil finding right balance in France win, says Dunga

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Brazil are finally finding the right balance eight months after being left traumatised by their World Cup debacle on home soil, coach Dunga said after they beat France 3-1 on Thursday. A 7-1 semi-final defeat by … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 17 minutes ago
  • Venus and Wozniacki ease into third round in Miami

    Venus and Wozniacki ease into third round in Miami

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Venus Williams eased into the third round of the Miami Open with a comfortable 6-3 6-2 win over Poland's Urszula Radwanska on Thursday while Caroline Wozniacki also progressed. Williams has been away from … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 20 minutes ago
  • Del Potro refuses to be downhearted after comeback loss

    Del Potro refuses to be downhearted after comeback loss

    Del Potro, the former world number four and U.S. Open winner in 2009, has fallen to 616th in the world rankings after a wrist injury wrecked his 2014 season. Pospisil won 6-4 7-6(7) although Del Potro had his chances in the second when he was … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 26 minutes ago
  • Factbox - Rivalry between New Zealand and Australia

    Factbox - Rivalry between New Zealand and Australia

    The trans-Tasman rivalry between New Zealand and Australia is most clearly displayed in the sporting arena, though there are other reasons why the neighbours have a fierce competitive relationship. - - - - RUGBY - New Zealand regularly treated … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 31 minutes ago
  • New Zealand seeking to one-up 'big brother' Australia

    New Zealand seeking to one-up 'big brother' Australia

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - New Zealand's cricketers grew up playing backyard battles against imaginary Australia sides and will be eager to get one over their "big brothers" in the World Cup final, paceman Tim Southee said. The … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 32 minutes ago
  • Kelowna and Everett aim to end Portland's historic run: WHL Western Conference playoff preview

    Kelowna and Everett aim to end Portland's historic run: WHL Western Conference playoff preview

    The Kelowna Rockets had the best record in the Western Conference for the second consecutive season, but can the loaded club get through to the league final for the first time since 2009? … More »

    Buzzing The Net - 2 hours 39 minutes ago
  • Underarm incident still resonates before World Cup final

    Underarm incident still resonates before World Cup final

    By John Mehaffey MELBOURNE (Reuters) - New Zealand's cricketing Gallipoli came on Feb. 1, 1981 when Australia captain Greg Chappell instructed his brother Trevor to bowl the last ball of a one-day match at the MelbourneCricket Ground along the … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 46 minutes ago
  • Factbox - World Cup finalist Australia

    REUTERS - Factbox on the Australian cricket team who take on New Zealand in Sunday's World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket ground. World Cup record 1975 - finalist; 1979 - pool phase; 1983 - pool phase; 1987 - winners; 1992 - pool phase; 1996 - … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • Sharapova suffers shock loss at Miami

    Sharapova suffers shock loss at Miami

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Second seed Maria Sharapova suffered a shock 7-6(4) 6-3 defeat to compatriot and wildcard Daria Gavrilova in the second round of the Miami Open on Thursday. Sharapova trailed 3-0 in the second set but battled back … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • Penpix of the New Zealand squad for the World Cup final

    Penpix of the New Zealand squad for the World Cup final

    (Reuters) - Penpix of the New Zealand squad that will play the cricket World Cup final against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. He has scored four half-centuries at the World Cup with a strike-rate of almost 192. He is New … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 57 minutes ago
  • Rosberg fastest, Hamilton suffers engine issue

    Rosberg fastest, Hamilton suffers engine issue

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg dominated the first free practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Friday but Mercedes were left scratching their heads after team mate Lewis Hamilton suffered a major engine problem. … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 59 minutes ago
  • Penpix of the Australian squad for World Cup final

    Penpix of the Australian squad for World Cup final

    Penpix of the Australia squad that will play the cricket World Cup final against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Apart from being one of Australia's finest batsmen, Clarke's creative approach to the captaincy has been key to … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 59 minutes ago
  • Australia's renaissance leads to World Cup final

    Australia's renaissance leads to World Cup final

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's trip to a seventh World Cup final on Sunday may seem standard fare for a nation that has already won cricket's ultimate prize four times, but the achievement marks a stunning turnaround from the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Form meets pedigree in Australasian World Cup final

    Form meets pedigree in Australasian World Cup final

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - There's been no place like home for Australia and New Zealand on their respective paths to the World Cup final but just one of the co-hosts will enjoy that particular advantage when they meet in Sunday's title … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Mature fans accept end of India's World champion reign

    Mature fans accept end of India's World champion reign

    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's notoriously volatile fans showed rare maturity in accepting the end of their team's reign as world champions after Thursday's semi-final defeat against co-hosts Australia in Sydney. The defending … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks 4-1

    Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks 4-1

    Reto Berra waited a long time for another chance to start in the NHL. Berra made 33 saves, and Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night. Berra, … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Landeskog, Tanguay lead the way as Canucks fall flat in loss to Avalanche

    Landeskog, Tanguay lead the way as Canucks fall flat in loss to Avalanche

    Eddie Lack sensed the Vancouver Canucks were ready for another big night in their push for a playoff spot. Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves in his first start in over four months as the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • Labor unions, developers reach agreement on Los Angeles-area NFL stadium

    (Reuters) - Labor leaders said on Thursday they had reached an agreement with developers of a proposed Los Angeles-area stadium project, which is backed by the billionaire owner of the St. Louis Rams, that could become home for an NFL team. The Los … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Arizona moves on, but were 'Cats exposed?

    Arizona moves on, but were 'Cats exposed?

    Yahoo Sports' Jason Collins explains how Xavier's Matt Stainbrook found a weakened in the Arizona Wildcats in the NCAA tournament … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 4 hours ago
  • Can Notre Dame beat Kentucky? Keep dreaming

    Can Notre Dame beat Kentucky? Keep dreaming

    Everyone seems intent on inventing scenarios on how the Wildcats will lose. They should instead focus on why they're 37-0. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Commentary - 4 hours ago
  • Lincecum goes 5 shaky innings in start

    Tim Lincecum pitched five shaky innings for the San Francisco Giants, and Billy Butler hit a two-run double that helped the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 victory Thursday night. Giants catcher Hector Sanchez drove in two runs and then left the game … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • West Virginia makes history in blowout loss to Kentucky

    West Virginia makes history in blowout loss to Kentucky

    Yahoo Sports' Brad Evans examines the Wildcats' dominating win in the Sweet 16 and what lies ahead against Notre Dame … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 4 hours ago