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  1. Where Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank among all-time boxing greats
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    Where Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank among all-time boxing greats

  2. The Toronto Raptors? Gone till November.
    Kelly Dwyer

    The Toronto Raptors? Gone till November.

  3. Winston? Mariota? Gurley? Your NFL Draft podcast preview
    Jay Busbee

    Winston? Mariota? Gurley? Your NFL Draft podcast preview

  4. 10 Degrees: Cubs are contenders as rookies thrive amid standout class
    Jeff Passan

    10 Degrees: Cubs are contenders as rookies thrive amid standout class

  5. Did 'bush league' play complicate Love, Celtics' mutual free-agent intrigue?
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    Did 'bush league' play complicate Love, Celtics' mutual free-agent intrigue?

  6. What members of Canada's women's hockey team are listening to
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    What members of Canada's women's hockey team are listening to

  7. What We Learned: How bad is NHL officiating in Stanley Cup Playoffs?
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    What We Learned: How bad is NHL officiating in Stanley Cup Playoffs?

  8. Canadian Brooke Henderson just misses completing Cinderella LPGA story
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    Canadian Brooke Henderson just misses completing Cinderella LPGA story

  9. 10 Degrees in 90 - Kris and the contending Cubs
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    10 Degrees in 90 - Kris and the contending Cubs

  10. Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Chris Archer, catchers and a look around the league
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    Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Chris Archer, catchers and a look around the league

  11. Austin Rivers helps save Clippers' season, brings tears to his father's eyes
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    Austin Rivers helps save Clippers' season, brings tears to his father's eyes

  12. Brendan Gallagher, pest supreme, taunts Mark Stone’s wrist injury (Video)
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    Brendan Gallagher, pest supreme, taunts Mark Stone’s wrist injury (Video)

  • Winston? Mariota? Gurley? Your NFL Draft podcast preview

    Winston? Mariota? Gurley? Your NFL Draft podcast preview

    Get up to date on all you need to know heading into this week's NFL Draft with the latest episode of the Grandstanding podcast. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 13 minutes ago
  • WADA sets up online form for whistleblowers to report information on Russia doping allegations

    The World Anti-Doping Agency has set up an online site for whistleblowers to report information about doping in Russia. WADA set up a three-person independent commission in December to investigate allegations made in a German television documentary … More »

    The Canadian Press - 23 minutes ago
  • Wimbledon bans selfie sticks at the tournament because of contraption's 'nuisance value'

    Wimbledon bans selfie sticks at the tournament because of contraption's 'nuisance value'

    Tennis fans going to Wimbledon this year can leave their selfie sticks at home. The All England Club says the decision was made so that selfie sticks don't "interfere with spectators' enjoyment" during the June 29-July 12 championships. Selfie … More »

    The Canadian Press - 23 minutes ago
  • Belarus hockey player Mikhail Stefanovich, once in Maple Leafs organization, banned for doping

    A Belarusian hockey player who was once part of the Toronto Maple Leafs organization has been banned for a doping violation. Mikhail Stefanovich, who has represented Belarus at three world championships, was handed a two-year ban by the Russian … More »

    The Canadian Press - 24 minutes ago
  • Defiant Mourinho defends Chelsea against 'boring' jibes

    Defiant Mourinho defends Chelsea against 'boring' jibes

    Jose Mourinho has again refuted criticism that his team plays dull football after Arsenal fans jeered them with chants of "Boring, boring Chelsea" during the London derby on Sunday. After the match Mourinho, referring to Arsenal's last title … More »

    Reuters - 25 minutes ago
  • Dortmund's Guendogan could be fit for Bayern semi-final

    Dortmund's Guendogan could be fit for Bayern semi-final

    Borussia Dortmund playmaker Ilkay Guendogan could return for Tuesday's German Cup semi-final at holders Bayern Munich after missing the league win against Eintracht Frankfurt with a throat infection. The Germany international, linked with an … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Brendan Gallagher, pest supreme, taunts Mark Stone’s wrist injury (Video)

    Brendan Gallagher, pest supreme, taunts Mark Stone’s wrist injury (Video)

    Brendan Gallagher of the Montreal Canadiens is one of our favorite players, because he possesses that unique blend of offensive, physicality and the ability to be an unrepentant little weasel that gets under the skin of opposing players by any means … More »

    Puck Daddy - 41 minutes ago
  • Hungry Bayern will not relax after title win - Guardiola

    Hungry Bayern will not relax after title win - Guardiola

    Bayern Munich will not ease up after winning the Bundesliga title with four games to spare as they prepare to face Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup semi-final, coach Pep Guardiola said on Monday. The Spaniard said although last season's triumph … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Vermaelen will have to win his place, Barca coach says

    Vermaelen will have to win his place, Barca coach says

    By Elena Gyldenkerne BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen will have to win a place in the team like any other player now that he finally appears to have put his long-term injury woes behind him, coach Luis Enrique said on … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • A round of golf takes too long to play, survey finds

    A round of golf takes too long to play, survey finds

    In the fast-paced modern world, a typical round of golf takes too much time away from family or work for many players, a survey commissioned by the sport's governing body showed on Monday. The R&A, based in St Andrews, Scotland, received responses … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • Golf-A round of golf takes too long to play, survey finds

    In the fast-paced modern world, a typical round of golf takes too much time away from family or work for many players, a survey commissioned by the sport's governing body showed on Monday. The R&A, based in St Andrews, Scotland, received responses … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
  • Canadian private equity and venture capital deals surge in first-quarter

    Canadian private equity and venture capital deals surge in first-quarter

    By Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) - Acquisitions and financing deals led by private equity and venture capital firms surged in Canada in the first quarter, Thomson Reuters data showed, with many involving investment in software, information … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 26 minutes ago
  • Sandhu defies dad to achieve Europe goal

    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - Like most Indian children with sporting ambitions, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's father wanted his son to become a cricketer but the goalkeeper is glad he did not heed the paternal advice. "Actually, I started with … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
  • Williams still suffering hangover from 2013

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - The Williams Formula One team made a loss of 42.5 million pounds ($64.34 million) in 2014 but said on Monday they expected a significant improvement next year once they are over the lingering 'hangover' of past … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 32 minutes ago
  • St Mirren captain 'mortified' as prank goes badly wrong

    St Mirren captain 'mortified' as prank goes badly wrong

    St Mirren captain Steven Thompson was "mortified" after a foolish prank during a training session left a team mate with a gaping wound. Thompson threw a spiked pole at 20-year-old John McGinn after he robbed him of the ball and it struck him on the … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 33 minutes ago
  • Sturridge may miss rest of season, says Rodgers

    Sturridge may miss rest of season, says Rodgers

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge's frustrating season looks like ending prematurely, his manager Brendan Rodgers said on Monday. "It has been difficult for Daniel," Rodgers told reporters before the Premier League match at Hull City on Tuesday. … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 35 minutes ago
  • Real battling hard to thwart Barca treble charge

    Real battling hard to thwart Barca treble charge

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid have never won the Spanish treble and are fighting tooth and nail in La Liga to prevent arch-rivals Barcelona scooping Champions League and domestic league and Cup titles for a second time. Barca … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Gladbach without injured Stranzl for final four games

    Gladbach without injured Stranzl for final four games

    Borussia Moenchenglabdach will be without captain Martin Stranzl for the remainder of their season as they battle to secure their first Champions League group stage qualification, the club said on Monday. The Austrian central defender, who has made … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Former No. 1 Lee Chong Wei given backdated, 8-month ban

    Former No. 1 Lee Chong Wei given backdated, 8-month ban

    Former top-ranked badminton player Lee Chong Wei has been given a backdated eight-month doping ban after testing positive in August at the world championships, allowing him to return to competition on Friday. The Badminton World Federation … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Lee's Olympic dream flickers again

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lee Chong Wei's dream of winning Olympic gold is back on after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) gave him the benefit of the doubt following a positive doping test. Lee could have been banned for up to two … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Kipchoge executes perfect race to win London Marathon

    Kipchoge executes perfect race to win London Marathon

    By Tom Hayward LONDON (Reuters) - Marathons are increasingly being decided by the smallest margins and Sunday's men's race in London was no different with Eliud Kipchoge seizing victory with a perfectly executed plan. While much of the attention … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Newsmaker: Lee's Olympic dream flickers again

    Newsmaker: Lee's Olympic dream flickers again

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lee Chong Wei's dream of winning Olympic gold is back on after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) gave him the benefit of the doubt following a positive doping test. Lee could have been banned for up to two … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Factbox: Malaysia's former world number one Lee Chong Wei

    (Reuters) - Factbox on badminton player Lee Chong Wei, who was handed a backdated eight-month ban on Monday after failing a dope test: EARLY DAYS Born on Oct 21, 1982 in Bagan Serai, Perak, Lee was a 10-year-old student when he started playing … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Badminton-Lee's Olympic dream flickers again

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE, April 27 (Reuters) - Lee Chong Wei's dream of winning Olympic gold is back on after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) gave him the benefit of the doubt following a positive doping test. Lee could have been banned for … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Badminton-Malaysia's former world number one Lee Chong Wei

    Factbox on badminton player Lee Chong Wei, who was handed a backdated eight-month ban on Monday after failing a dope test: EARLY DAYS Born on Oct 21, 1982 in Bagan Serai, Perak, Lee was a 10-year-old student when he started playing badminton. Lee … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Relieved Lee handed backdated doping ban

    Relieved Lee handed backdated doping ban

    By Ebrahim Harris KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei was a relieved man on Monday after being handed a backdated eight-month ban for doping by the Badminton World Federation, leaving him free to go for gold at the Rio … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Badminton-Relieved Lee handed backdated doping ban

    (Adds details, quotes, byline) * Lee free to compete from Friday * Failed test blamed on food supplement By Ebrahim Harris KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 (Reuters) - Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei was a relieved man on Monday after being handed a … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Austin Rivers helps save Clippers' season, brings tears to his father's eyes

    Austin Rivers helps save Clippers' season, brings tears to his father's eyes

    Doc Rivers has weathered criticism for trading for his son. In the Clippers' Game 4 victory, Austin gave him a reason to be proud, both as a coach and a dad. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 5 hours ago
  • No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help

    No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help

    When the Detroit Tigers signed Joe Nathan before the 2014 season, they expected baseball's active saves leader to simply keep rolling. After a few too many bad outings, they traded for a backup plan in Joakim Soria, widely considered the top … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Hernandez making strong case for permanent Real move

    Hernandez making strong case for permanent Real move

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Javier Hernandez gave another boost to his chances of making his loan move to Real Madrid permanent when he followed up his match-winning Champions League performance midweek with a La Liga double on Sunday. The … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • India's Sandhu defies dad to achieve Europe goal

    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - Like most Indian children with sporting ambitions, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's father wanted his son to become a cricketer but the goalkeeper is glad he did not heed the paternal advice. "Actually, I started with … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Pakistan bank on seniors to bounce back from 'lowest point'

    Pakistan bank on seniors to bounce back from 'lowest point'

    (Reuters) - With Misbah-ul-Haq returning to take over the captaincy, a beleaguered Pakistan will hope to bounce back from their "lowest point" in international cricket in the two-test series against Bangladesh starting at Khulna on Tuesday. … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Badminton-Badminton star Lee Chong Wei banned eight months for doping

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 (Reuters) - Malaysia's former world number one Lee Chong Wei has received an eight-month sanction for an anti-doping violation, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Monday. Lee tested positive for the banned … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Buzzer-beater could bode well for future for feisty Bucks

    A win at the buzzer kept the Milwaukee Bucks alive in the playoffs for at least one more game. If the rebuilding blueprint goes according to plan in Milwaukee, the impact of the rousing victory over the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 could last for years … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Wainwright gets MRI, Russell ready for Wrigley

    LEADING OFF: Wainwright gets MRI, Russell ready for Wrigley

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago
  • Wizards cruise, finish sweep of Raptors

    At age 37, Paul Pierce is having a grand ol' time on this playoff run with the Washington Wizards. So before turning his attention to whoever his team's second-round Eastern Conference opponent will be in a week or more - either No. 1 seed Atlanta … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago
  • What We Learned: How bad is NHL officiating in Stanley Cup Playoffs?

    What We Learned: How bad is NHL officiating in Stanley Cup Playoffs?

    (Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.) … More »

    Puck Daddy - 7 hours ago
  • Wainwright on DL, may be done for season

    Wainwright on DL, may be done for season

    Adam Wainwright was a cheerleader on the St. Louis Cardinals' 2011 World Series title team, out the entire year following reconstructive elbow surgery, suiting up and slapping fives in the dugout. The staff ace of the NL Central leaders might be … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago
  • Where Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank among all-time boxing greats

    Where Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank among all-time boxing greats

    'Money' or 'Pacman' will improve their standing Saturday, but they can't top the sport's all-time favorites. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 7 hours ago
  • Grizzlies, Bulls wary even with big leads in playoffs

    The Grizzlies and Bulls head into their games Monday night in complete control of their respective series, needing just one more victory to advance to the next round. Just ask the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs completed a sweep of the Boston … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 hours ago