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  1. Football, wartime, and an uncommonly important fantasy league
    Andy Behrens

    Football, wartime, and an uncommonly important fantasy league

  2. Drew Willy's injury could leave Winnipeg vulnerable, add to CFL's QB issues
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Drew Willy's injury could leave Winnipeg vulnerable, add to CFL's QB issues

  3. Yovani Gallardo is having the best season no one is paying attention to
    Ian Denomme

    Yovani Gallardo is having the best season no one is paying attention to

  4. Russell Wilson talks contract, baseball on 'Kimmel' (Videos)
    Sam Cooper

    Russell Wilson talks contract, baseball on 'Kimmel' (Videos)

  5. The baseball player so good they’re making another movie about him
    Jeff Passan

    The baseball player so good they’re making another movie about him

  6. Closing Time: Kyle Gibson's steady improvement
    Scott Pianowski

    Closing Time: Kyle Gibson's steady improvement

  7. Braves defeat Max Scherzer on controversial walk-off single
    Chris Cwik

    Braves defeat Max Scherzer on controversial walk-off single

  8. Tiger-Cats look strong in 52-26 rout of Bombers, but what can they take from it?
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Tiger-Cats look strong in 52-26 rout of Bombers, but what can they take from it?

  9. T.J. Oshie trade gives 5-year-old girl a meltdown (Video)
    Greg Wyshynski

    T.J. Oshie trade gives 5-year-old girl a meltdown (Video)

  10. Watching Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. swing a breath of fresh air
    Neate Sager

    Watching Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. swing a breath of fresh air

  11. How many goals could Phil Kessel score with Penguins? (Trending Topics)
    Ryan Lambert

    How many goals could Phil Kessel score with Penguins? (Trending Topics)

  12. Mats Zuccarello celebrates Marty St. Louis, ‘Lord of the Rings’ style
    Greg Wyshynski

    Mats Zuccarello celebrates Marty St. Louis, ‘Lord of the Rings’ style

  • Nibali in fine shape to defend Tour title

    By Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands (Reuters) - Vincenzo Nibali has had a stressful season, but the Italian champion believes he is in fine shape to defend his Tour de France title. "But with my coach Paolo Slongo we have had an ideal … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • Queen City crew: Sending All-Stars young and old to Cincy

    Queen City crew: Sending All-Stars young and old to Cincy

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Anyone still ranting about the online election that put five Kansas City Royals in position to start the All-Star Game, the following is for you. … More »

    AP - Sports - 24 minutes ago
  • Canada won't have star rookie Andrew Wiggins on Pan American Games team

    TORONTO - Three NBA players are on the tryout roster for Canada's men's basketball team for the Pan American Games. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 24 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Nibali in fine shape to defend Tour title

    By Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands, July 3 (Reuters) - Vincenzo Nibali has had a stressful season, but the Italian champion believes he is in fine shape to defend his Tour de France title. "But with my coach Paolo Slongo we have had an ideal … More »

    Reuters - 25 minutes ago
  • CAS explain how Vanessa-Mae cleared of Olympic ski race fix

    Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae exploited weak International Ski Federation rules and got help from Alpine race officials ''smitten'' by her celebrity to qualify for the Sochi Olympics, according to sport's highest court. The Court of Arbitration for … More »

    AP - Sports - 27 minutes ago
  • Cavendish ready to bulk up with more stage wins

    Cavendish ready to bulk up with more stage wins

    By Martyn Herman UTRECHT, Netherlands (Reuters) - Mark Cavendish's daughter thinks he looks skinny but the Manx Missile will be hoping to bulk up on Tour de France stage wins when the 102nd edition of the race begins on Saturday. The 30-year-old … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • Experts: Hacking probe will stretch if Cards execs involved

    Experts: Hacking probe will stretch if Cards execs involved

    The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database, according to legal experts. The investigation is likely several months old, with … More »

    AP - Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Cavendish ready to bulk up with more stage wins

    By Martyn Herman UTRECHT, Netherlands, July 3 (Reuters) - Mark Cavendish's daughter thinks he looks skinny but the Manx Missile will be hoping to bulk up on Tour de France stage wins when the 102nd edition of the race begins on Saturday. The … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • Yovani Gallardo is having the best season no one is paying attention to

    Yovani Gallardo is having the best season no one is paying attention to

    On Thursday night against the Orioles he extended his scoreless inning streak to 29.1 – the longest streak in the majors this year. … More »

    Big League Stew - 36 minutes ago
  • Pastore proves to be missing attacking link for Argentina

    Pastore proves to be missing attacking link for Argentina

    Argentina midfielder Javier Pastore's contributions to the variety and depth of their attack at the Copa America includes his ability to link up with Lionel Messi even if that means acting like a post. Pastore has slotted into the side that … More »

    Reuters - 36 minutes ago
  • Rosberg fastest in British GP practice

    Rosberg fastest in British GP practice

    By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - The home crowd were cheering for Lewis Hamilton but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg was the man on top of the timesheets in both free practice sessions for the British Grand Prix on Friday. The … More »

    Reuters - 36 minutes ago
  • Factbox: Copa America final

    Factbox: Copa America final

    Argentina and Chile meet in the 2015 Copa America final at the national stadium in Santiago on Saturday. * The rivals have met 24 times in the tournament, known as the South American Championship until 1975, and the Argentines have never lost, … More »

    Reuters - 44 minutes ago
  • How many goals could Phil Kessel score with Penguins? (Trending Topics)

    How many goals could Phil Kessel score with Penguins? (Trending Topics)

    Those are some lofty expectations, but we've probably also never seen this blend of playmaking capabilities and elite finish on one line before. The Penguins basically can't lose here, so if you're going to mortgage the future for a years-long … More »

    Puck Daddy - 47 minutes ago
  • Rosberg beats teammate Hamilton in practice at British GP

    Rosberg beats teammate Hamilton in practice at British GP

    SILVERTSONE, England (AP) -- Nico Rosberg posted the fastest times in practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday as championship-leading teammate Lewis Hamilton struggled in the second session. … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Wawrinka makes light work of Verdasco

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka continued his stealthy progress through the Wimbledon draw with another clinical victory on Friday as the Swiss dispatched Fernando Verdasco 6-4 6-3 6-4 to reach the fourth round. The Spaniard, a … More »

    Reuters - 53 minutes ago
  • Frenchman Gasquet sends poor Dimitrov home at Wimbledon

    By Neil Maidment LONDON (Reuters) - France's Richard Gasquet eased into the last 16 at Wimbledon on Friday, comfortably winning a battle of the backhands with misfiring Bulgarian 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets. No. 21 seed Gasquet, who … More »

    Reuters - 55 minutes ago
  • Aces high as firebrand Kyrgios knocks out Raonic

    Aces high as firebrand Kyrgios knocks out Raonic

    By Michael Hann LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios produced a brutal serving display to bludgeon his way past seventh seed Milos Raonic and reach the fourth round of Wimbledon with a 5-7 7-5 7-6(3) 6-3 victory on Friday. … More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Wawrinka makes light work of Verdasco

    By Toby Davis LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka continued his stealthy progress through the Wimbledon draw with another clinical victory on Friday as the Swiss dispatched Fernando Verdasco 6-4 6-3 6-4 to reach the fourth round. The … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Frenchman Gasquet sends poor Dimitrov home at Wimbledon

    By Neil Maidment LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - France's Richard Gasquet eased into the last 16 at Wimbledon on Friday, comfortably winning a battle of the backhands with misfiring Bulgarian 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets. No. 21 seed … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Aces high as firebrand Kyrgios knocks out Raonic

    By Michael Hann LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios produced a brutal serving display to bludgeon his way past seventh seed Milos Raonic and reach the fourth round of Wimbledon with a 5-7 7-5 7-6(3) 6-3 victory on Friday. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • New gadgets, but legs and sweat still key to Tour

    New gadgets, but legs and sweat still key to Tour

    By Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands (Reuters) - The 102nd Tour de France has some new high-tech toys this year as the famous old race reaches out to younger fans but those old staples, legs and courage, remain the recipe for victory. Tour … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Russell Wilson talks contract, baseball on 'Kimmel' (Videos)

    Russell Wilson talks contract, baseball on 'Kimmel' (Videos)

    Kimmel asked Wilson if he wants to be the league’s highest-paid player. Wilson made sure to say all the right things. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • CP NewsAlert: Canada's Milos Raonic eliminated from third round of Wimbledon

    LONDON - Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic has been eliminated from Wimbledon. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Cycling-New gadgets, but legs and sweat still key to Tour

    By Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands, July 3 (Reuters) - The 102nd Tour de France has some new high-tech toys this year as the famous old race reaches out to younger fans but those old staples, legs and courage, remain the recipe for victory. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • The baseball player so good they’re making another movie about him

    The baseball player so good they’re making another movie about him

    Twins prospect Miguel Sano has prodigious power and a tale that demands to be told. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Wimbledon still abuzz over dread-locked Brown

    Wimbledon still abuzz over dread-locked Brown

    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Dread-locked German Dustin Brown was nowhere to be seen at Wimbledon on Friday, at least into the early afternoon, but his shock upset of Rafa Nadal the night before remained the talk of the tournament. Brown's … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 41 minutes ago
  • Mats Zuccarello celebrates Marty St. Louis, ‘Lord of the Rings’ style

    Mats Zuccarello celebrates Marty St. Louis, ‘Lord of the Rings’ style

    Well, nothing speaks to the magnitude of St. Louis’ retirement on Thursday after 16 season than the fact that Zuccarello gave him an Instagram send-off using the very meme he’s attempted to avoid for years. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • Windsor Spitfires name Rocky Thompson coach, capitalizing on Taylor Hall ties

    Windsor Spitfires name Rocky Thompson coach, capitalizing on Taylor Hall ties

    Windsor's new coach is only one degree from the franchise's former star player. … More »

    Buzzing The Net - 1 hour 45 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Wimbledon still abuzz over dread-locked Brown

    By Michael Roddy LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Dread-locked German Dustin Brown was nowhere to be seen at Wimbledon on Friday, at least into the early afternoon, but his shock upset of Rafa Nadal the night before remained the talk of the tournament. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • F1 ditches plan to bring back refueling

    F1 ditches plan to bring back refueling

    By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Formula One has abandoned controversial plans to reintroduce refueling from 2017 after teams decided it would not be a good move, Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley said on Friday. The … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • F1 ditches plan to bring back refuelling

    F1 ditches plan to bring back refuelling

    By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Formula One has abandoned controversial plans to reintroduce refuelling from 2017 after teams decided it would not be a good move, Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley said on Friday. The … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Chelsea sign Falcao on one-year loan

    Chelsea sign Falcao on one-year loan

    LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea have signed Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco, the Premier League champions said on Friday. The 29-year-old spent last season on loan at Manchester United, scoring four goals in 29 games. "I … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
  • Watching Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. swing a breath of fresh air

    Watching Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. swing a breath of fresh air

    For Blue Jays fans with the mindset that the franchise can be penny-wise and pound-foolish, the signing of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is a revelation. … More »

    Eh Game - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
  • 2015 NBA free-agency tracker

    2015 NBA free-agency tracker

    LeBron James isn't expected to be heading anywhere, but plenty of other free agents could be on the move this summer. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 2 hours 34 minutes ago
  • SARU axes referees' chief Watson

    SARU axes referees' chief Watson

    The contract of South Africa's head of referees Andre Watson has been terminated with immediate effect, the South African Rugby Union (SARU) said on Friday. Watson, who officiated in the 1999 and 2003 World Cup finals, lost a hearing with South … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 38 minutes ago
  • Karunaratne ton rescues Sri Lanka after Shah strikes

    Dimuth Karunaratne's second test century lifted Sri Lanka to 272 for eight against Pakistan after Yasir Shah exposed their frailties against leg-spin on the opening day of the series-deciding third and final test in Pallekele on Friday. At 106 for … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 51 minutes ago
  • Mihajlovic wants to Milan to be feared again

    Mihajlovic wants to Milan to be feared again

    Sinisa Mihajlovic said it was time for AC Milan to be feared again on his official presentation as coach of the fading seven-times European champions on Friday. The Serb, who resurrected Sampdoria during one-and-a-half seasons with the Genoa club … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • UEFA eases restrictions on Manchester City, PSG

    UEFA eases restrictions on Manchester City, PSG

    By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - UEFA has eased restrictions placed last year on big-spending Manchester City and Paris St Germain as part of its break-even financial fair play (FFP) rules, European soccer's governing body said on Friday. UEFA … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Cycling-Africans ready to embellish Tour landscape

    (Repeats adding PIX to slug) By Martyn Herman UTRECHT, Netherlands, July 3 (Reuters) - When five African cyclists stood on a podium in Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum in front of Rembrandt's masterpiece The Night Watch this week Douglas Ryder probably … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • It's not the Super Bowl, but World Cup will have its share of parties

    It's not the Super Bowl, but World Cup will have its share of parties

    The women's World Cup final between the United States and Japan on Sunday may not rival the Super Bowl, but soccer fans, wild with excitement, will be at viewing parties in bars, museums and homes across America. Last summer's viewing party for the … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago