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  • NFL-Teams fit, raring to go for Super Bowl 50

    By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos gathered at Levi's Stadium for team pictures on Saturday after proclaiming themselves fit and raring to go for Super Bowl 50. Carolina had a key question mark … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Pellegrini says Leicester are worthy title favourites

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini conceded that Leicester City were worthy favourites to lift the Premier League title following his side's humbling in their top-of-the-table clash on Saturday. While he is confident the 3-1 defeat is just a … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • 4 Takeaways from Canada vs. United States friendly ahead of World Cup qualifier in Mexio

    4 Takeaways from Canada vs. United States friendly ahead of World Cup qualifier in Mexio

    Canada continued their preparations for the next round of World Cup qualifying against Mexico with a 1-0 loss to the United States in a friendly at StubHub Center in Carson, California on Friday night. … More »

    Eh Game - 12 minutes ago
  • Nurse scores 20 as UConn routs East Carolina 92-46

    Nurse scores 20 as UConn routs East Carolina 92-46

    Kia Nurse scored a season-high 20 points at top-ranked UConn routed East Carolina 92-46 on Saturday in the Huskies final tuneup before a showdown with No. 2 South Carolina. Breanna Stewart had added 17 points and 10 rebounds for UConn (22-0, 12-0 … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • Simmonds ejected for 'deliberate injury,' McDonagh does not return (Video)

    Simmonds ejected for 'deliberate injury,' McDonagh does not return (Video)

    Midway through Saturday's matinee between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers, things were already chippy. Then they escalated to near melee when Ryan McDonagh and Wayne Simmonds got into it away from the play. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 16 minutes ago
  • Hayes double-double leads Oakland by Cleveland St, 67-57

    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jalen Hayes scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help lead Oakland to a 67-57 win over Cleveland State on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 18 minutes ago
  • Alli boxes clever and proves a knockout for soaring Spurs

    Alli boxes clever and proves a knockout for soaring Spurs

    Tottenham Hotspur were not about to take any risks with Dele Alli on Saturday but when the teenager was called on to deliver off the bench against Watford, the team were again rewarded by a match-winning gem of a show. Alli, rapidly developing into … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • Olympic Club gets 2021 US Women's Open

    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Olympic Club is getting another U.S. Open, this one for women. … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 minutes ago
  • No. 9 Virginia pulls away to beat Pitt

    No. 9 Virginia pulls away to beat Pitt

    Malcolm Brodgon's Virginia teammates still bring up the winning 3-pointer he drilled at Pittsburgh two years ago, the one that game in the middle of a 13-game winning streak that propelled the Cavaliers to the ACC title. There were no heroics … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Pitino: Don't penalize innocent players

    Pitino: Don't penalize innocent players

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Louisville coach Rick Pitino says schools and coaches should be fined for violations, and that players who had nothing to do with infractions should not be penalized. … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Bayern Munich held to 0-0 at Leverkusen in Bundesliga

    Bayern Munich held to 0-0 at Leverkusen in Bundesliga

    Bayern Munich missed the chance to go 10 points clear in the Bundesliga after being held to a scoreless draw at Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday. It was only the third time that Pep Guardiola's side dropped points in 20 games this season. Also, Xabi … More »

    AP - Sports - 24 minutes ago
  • Beasley scores 16 as Seminoles beat Deacons, 91-71

    Beasley scores 16 as Seminoles beat Deacons, 91-71

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Florida State's players have finally figured out that it takes more than scoring to win games - it takes a little defense, as well. Malik Beasley scored 16 points to lead five Florida State players in double figures, as … More »

    AP - Sports - 27 minutes ago
  • Italians win double gold in World Cup biathlon mass starts in Canmore

    Italy swept gold in Saturday's mass start World Cup biathlon races. Dominik Windisch won the men's 15-kilometre race for the first victory of his career, while teammate Dorothea Wierer took the women's 12.5-kilometre event at the Canmore Nordic … More »

    The Canadian Press - 31 minutes ago
  • Goalie Marty Brodeur gets statue, NJ Devils jersey retired

    Goalie Marty Brodeur gets statue, NJ Devils jersey retired

    Even after retiring, Marty Brodeur is still the face of New Jersey Devils' hockey. The NHL's winningest goaltender was back in New Jersey on Saturday to conduct a youth hockey clinic, talk about a career that earned the Devils three Stanley Cups … More »

    AP - Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • Miller, 2 other Broncos fined $23K

    Miller, 2 other Broncos fined $23K

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Denver Broncos Von Miller, T.J. Ward and Shiloh Keo have been fined $23,152 each by the NFL for actions in their victory over the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game. … More »

    AP - Sports - 35 minutes ago
  • Macura sparks No. 6 Xavier's rally

    Macura sparks No. 6 Xavier's rally

    J.P. Macura scored a career-high 20 points and hit a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch Saturday, rallying No. 6 Xavier to a 90-82 victory over Marquette. The Musketeers (21-2, 9-2 Big East) have won five in a row and six of seven against the … More »

    AP - Sports - 35 minutes ago
  • Patriot leader Bucknell rolls at Holy Cross 77-52

    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Nana Foulland tied his career-high with 20 points and Zach Thomas added a double-double to lead Patriot League leader Bucknell to a 77-52 win over Holy Cross on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 37 minutes ago
  • The 2015-16 NFL awards show preview and predictions

    The 2015-16 NFL awards show preview and predictions

    Even though the NFC champion Carolina Panthers can't attend the "NFL Honors" show (they're busy with a game on Sunday), they'll be a big part of the awards. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 39 minutes ago
  • Davidson grabs 21 offensive boards in 93-82 win vs Duquesne

    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jack Gibbs scored 25 points, Brian Sullivan had five 3-pointers and 22 points and Davidson beat Duquesne 93-82 on Saturday for the Wildcats' fourth straight win in the series. … More »

    AP - Sports - 40 minutes ago
  • Coastal Carolina pulls away from Radford, 72-60

    RADFORD, Va. (AP) -- Elijah Wilson scored 19 points and Coastal Carolina won its seventh straight game, 72-60, over Radford on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 43 minutes ago
  • Teammates, coaches say Cam Newton's success not by accident

    Teammates, coaches say Cam Newton's success not by accident

    Sure, he has all the physical attributes any quarterback could ask for - he's 6-foot-5 and 250 pounds of muscle with a strong arm and wide receiver speed. ''People see him smiling, giving footballs away and dancing, but what they don't see is that … More »

    AP - Sports - 43 minutes ago
  • Leicester signs Vardy through 2019

    Leicester signs Vardy through 2019

    English Premier League leader Leicester says striker Jamie Vardy has signed a new contract with the club until 2019. The 29-year-old Vardy has been rewarded for a record-breaking campaign that could finish with the Foxes securing the most … More »

    AP - Sports - 43 minutes ago
  • Lyles scores 37 as UMBC beats Maine 83-79, breaks skid

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Jairus Lyles scored a career-high 37 points - including eight in a row late in the game - and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County defeated Maine 83-79 on Saturday, ending a seven-game losing streak. … More »

    AP - Sports - 48 minutes ago
  • Goodwin, Lawson score 20 apiece as Memphis beats Cincy 63-59

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Shaq Goodwin and Dedric Lawson had 20 points and 11 rebounds apiece and Memphis held on to defeat Cincinnati 63-59 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 54 minutes ago
  • Another home win for Saints despite Wanyama dismissal

    Another home win for Saints despite Wanyama dismissal

    Feb 6 (Reuters) - - Resurgent Southampton eked out a fourth straight home win in the Premier League on Saturday despite having to hold out for most of the second half against West Ham United with just 10 men following the sending off of Victor … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • Balentine sets record, Evansville beats Missouri St. 83-64

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- D.J. Balentine scored 18 points to become the all-time leading scorer in Evansville school history in its 83-64 win over Missouri State on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 57 minutes ago
  • Wild D Brodin on IR with broken foot

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have placed defenseman Jonas Brodin on injured reserve because of a broken foot. … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • Injured South Carolina's Mitchell expects to play vs UConn

    Injured South Carolina's Mitchell expects to play vs UConn

    Injured South Carolina forward Tiffany Mitchell says she's got a sore back but is ready to play against top-ranked Connecticut on Monday night. Mitchell crashed hard to the floor Thursday night and missed most of No. 2 South Carolina's 78-68 win … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Leicester rock Man City to race clear, Spurs second

    Leicester rock Man City to race clear, Spurs second

    By Justin Palmer LONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City's unlikely assault on a first Premier League title gathered momentum with a ruthless 3-1 demolition of Manchester City helping them storm five points clear at the top on Saturday. Defender Robert … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Kerber leads German fightback, Russia in danger of going out

    Kerber leads German fightback, Russia in danger of going out

    (Reuters) - Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber was given a hero's welcome as she marked her return to her homeland with a victory that drew Germany level at 1-1 with Switzerland in the first round of the Fed Cup on Saturday. Seven days after … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Colonials end VCU's 12-game win streak

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Patricio Garino scored 27 points and Joe McDonald hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:11 remaining Saturday and George Washington beat VCU 72-69, ending the Rams' 12-game winning streak. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 9 minutes ago
  • Blue Jays sign RHP Floyd to $1M contract

    TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Blue Jays have signed right-hander Gavin Floyd to a one-year, $1 million dollar contract. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus - government

    More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus - government

    By Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA (Reuters) - More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas. There … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Ken Stabler's long Hall of Fame wait might end, after his death

    Ken Stabler's long Hall of Fame wait might end, after his death

    It's strange, but once a great player dies, there often becomes a sudden push to get him into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Isinbayeva's comeback thwarted by injury

    Isinbayeva's comeback thwarted by injury

    Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva's return to competition was frustrated by a leg injury on Saturday when she had to drop out of the Russian Grand Prix in her home city of Volgograd. Isinbayeva, Olympic champion in 2004 and 2008, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • 10-man Southampton beats West Ham 1-0 in EPL

    10-man Southampton beats West Ham 1-0 in EPL

    SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) -- Ten-man Southampton overcame a sending off early in the second half to beat West Ham 1-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Cam Newton can throw a fastball, but he'd rather not face one

    Cam Newton can throw a fastball, but he'd rather not face one

    Cam Newton quit baseball at age 14 for fear of being hit by a pitch. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Louisville rolls in first game since ban

    Louisville rolls in first game since ban

    Trey Lewis scored 16 points and Deng Adel added 13 as No. 19 Louisville routed Boston College 79-47 on Saturday, a day after the school imposed a postseason ban for recruiting violations. The Cardinals (19-4, 8-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) followed … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • England begin Jones era with victory in Scotland

    England begin Jones era with victory in Scotland

    By Mitch Phillips EDINBURGH (Reuters) - England got the Eddie Jones era off to a victorious, if not quite glorious, start on Saturday as tries by George Kruis and Jack Nowell earned them a 15-9 victory over Scotland in a nervy Six Nations clash at … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • Milestone win for Dunphy as Temple tops UCF 62-60

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Mark Williams scored a season-high 16 points, A.J. Davis' putback at the buzzer was waved off and Temple escaped with a 62-60 win over Central Florida on Saturday, providing a milestone win for Owls' coach Fran Dunphy. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 15 minutes ago