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  1. Daily Dime: Freddie Freeman, Jordan Zimmermann and stacking Cardinals
    Dalton Del Don

    Daily Dime: Freddie Freeman, Jordan Zimmermann and stacking Cardinals

  2. Mets winning streak reaches six as Bartolo Colon improves to 3-0
    Mark Townsend

    Mets winning streak reaches six as Bartolo Colon improves to 3-0

  3. Shea Weber injured in Nashville Game 2 victory over Chicago
    Josh Cooper

    Shea Weber injured in Nashville Game 2 victory over Chicago

  4. Canucks take Game 2, combine for over 100 PIMs in brawl with Flames (Video)
    Jen Neale

    Canucks take Game 2, combine for over 100 PIMs in brawl with Flames (Video)

  5. Capitals' Game 2 comeback evens series vs. Islanders
    Sean Leahy

    Capitals' Game 2 comeback evens series vs. Islanders

  6. NHL Three Stars: Backstrom aids Caps' comeback; Galchenyuk nets OT winner for Habs
    Sean Leahy

    NHL Three Stars: Backstrom aids Caps' comeback; Galchenyuk nets OT winner for Habs

  7. Habs' PK Subban steps up in Game 2 in front of Elise Beliveau: 'I want to be better for her'
    Nicholas J. Cotsonika

    Habs' PK Subban steps up in Game 2 in front of Elise Beliveau: 'I want to be better for her'

  8. Alex Galchenyuk's OT goal gives Canadiens 3-2 win, 2-0 series lead over Senators
    Sean Leahy

    Alex Galchenyuk's OT goal gives Canadiens 3-2 win, 2-0 series lead over Senators

  9. Rockies trying to become more than the kings of April
    Tim Brown

    Rockies trying to become more than the kings of April

  10. Patrick Kane scores as Blackhawks have too many men on ice (Video)
    Sean Leahy

    Patrick Kane scores as Blackhawks have too many men on ice (Video)

  11. NHL Draft Lottery: Which teams should we hope don't win it?
    Greg Wyshynski

    NHL Draft Lottery: Which teams should we hope don't win it?

  12. Kings forward Jarret Stoll arrested on suspicion of drug possession: Report
    Josh Cooper

    Kings forward Jarret Stoll arrested on suspicion of drug possession: Report

  • Czechs race into 2-0 lead over France in Fed Cup semi

    Czechs race into 2-0 lead over France in Fed Cup semi

    Fed Cup holders Czech Republic took a 2-0 lead in their semi-final against France after Lucie Safarova battled back from the brink of defeat to win the opener before Petra Kvitova won the second singles on Saturday. The 13th-ranked Safarova saved … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • Hamilton ends final Bahrain practice on top

    Hamilton ends final Bahrain practice on top

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton limbered up for qualifying with the fastest time in final Bahrain Grand Prix practice on Saturday. The Mercedes driver, championship leader and winner of two of this … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Ethiopia to part ways with Portuguese coach Barreto

    By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's Portuguese coach Mariano Barreto will leave his post at the end of this month, a year before his two-year contract ends, the Ethiopian Football Federation said on Saturday. Barreto, a former Ghana … More »

    Reuters - 10 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Czechs race into 2-0 lead over France in Fed Cup semi

    Fed Cup holders Czech Republic took a 2-0 lead in their semi-final against France after Lucie Safarova battled back from the brink of defeat to win the opener before Petra Kvitova won the second singles on Saturday. The 13th-ranked Safarova saved … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Hero Ball Redefined

    Hero Ball Redefined

    Witness the redefinition. It's not just the little things -- it's the right things. #HeroBall is coming. The NBA Playoffs on TNT begin April 19! … More »

    NBA.com - 52 minutes ago
  • Tuktamysheva wins free skate, US claims World Team Trophy

    Tuktamysheva wins free skate, US claims World Team Trophy

    World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia was first in the women's free skate on Saturday but the United States held on to win the World Team Trophy. Tuktamysheva landed a triple axel and five more triple jumps to finish with 134.21 points, … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinal Czech Republic v France Fixture

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixture from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinal match between Czech Republic and France on Saturday 1-Czech Republic lead France 2-0 On SaturdayPetra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Kristina Mladenovic (France) 6-3 6-4 … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinal Draw

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Draw from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinal matches on Saturday Semifinal1-Czech Republic lead France 2- 0 4-Russia lead 2-Germany 1- 0 … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Hamilton posts fastest time in 3rd practice at Bahrain GP

    Hamilton posts fastest time in 3rd practice at Bahrain GP

    Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton warmed up for qualifying at the Bahrain Grand Prix with the fastest time in the third practice session Saturday. The Mercedes driver clocked a best lap time of 1 minute, 34.599 seconds, with Ferrari's Sebastian … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • As Spurs know, international players can impact NBA playoffs

    Kawhi Leonard was the MVP of last year's NBA Finals, though the San Antonio Spurs wouldn't have won without their incredible international presence. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
  • Roma's Garcia fully focussed on Atalanta

    Roma's Garcia fully focussed on Atalanta

    AS Roma coach Rudy Garcia is focussing only on Sunday's game against relegation-threatened Atalanta and is not thinking about the results of his team's Serie A rivals. "My only concern is Atalanta," Garcia told a news conference on Saturday. "They … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Kenyan trio wins men's Belgrade Marathon

    Kenyan trio wins men's Belgrade Marathon

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- Silas Sang led a Kenyan trio to win the Belgrade Marathon on Saturday, finishing in 2 hours, 14 minutes, 43 seconds. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 6 minutes ago
  • Berdych cuts Monfils down to size to reach final

    Berdych cuts Monfils down to size to reach final

    MONTE CARLO (Reuters) - Sixth seed Tomas Berdych reached the final of the Monte Carlo Masters by sweeping past local favorite Gael Monfils 6-1 6-4 on Saturday. Czech Berdych, who next faces eight-times champion Rafa Nadal or world number one Novak … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinal Russia v Germany Fixture

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixture from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinal match between Russia and Germany on Saturday 4-Russia lead 2-Germany 1-0 On SaturdaySvetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat Julia Goerges (Germany) 6-4 6-4 … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
  • NHL Draft Lottery: Which teams should we hope don't win it?

    NHL Draft Lottery: Which teams should we hope don't win it?

    But which teams deserve to earn the first overall pick, and which ones should we pray don’t win the right to draft McDavid? … More »

    Puck Daddy - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Berdych cuts Monfils down to size to reach final

    MONTE CARLO, April 18 (Reuters) - Sixth seed Tomas Berdych reached the final of the Monte Carlo Masters by sweeping past local favourite Gael Monfils 6-1 6-4 on Saturday. Czech Berdych, who next faces eight-times champion Rafa Nadal or world number … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
  • Returning Hingis loses Fed Cup tie after courageous effort

    Returning Hingis loses Fed Cup tie after courageous effort

    Fifteen-times grand slam champion Martina Hingis made a courageously impressive return to big-time singles tennis in the Fed Cup on Saturday but was eventually outplayed by Agnieszka Radwanska. Hingis was persuaded to play her first tour-level … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 36 minutes ago
  • F1 engine allowance to be discussed after Spain

    F1 engine allowance to be discussed after Spain

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - A proposal to increase Formula One's power unit allowance from four to five per driver this season will be discussed at a meeting next month, leaving some in danger of being penalised before change is agreed. … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 50 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Returning Hingis loses Fed Cup tie after courageous effort

    Fifteen-times grand slam champion Martina Hingis made a courageously impressive return to big-time singles tennis in the Fed Cup on Saturday but was eventually outplayed by Agnieszka Radwanska. … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Raikkonen's Ferrari future depends on performance

    Raikkonen's Ferrari future depends on performance

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Ferrari have told 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen that performance and results will decide whether he stays with the team after this season. The Finn is out of contract at the end of the year, although Ferrari … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Semenya wins national 800 title, targeting world champs

    With a new coach, a new hairstyle and a new, trimmer physique, Caster Semenya reclaimed the South African 800-meter title Saturday and said she's injury-free and looking to qualify for her first world championships in four years. The former 800 … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Gul to replace injured Adil in Pakistan ODI squad

    Gul to replace injured Adil in Pakistan ODI squad

    Pakistan seam bowler Ehsan Adil will miss the ongoing one-day international series in Bangladesh due to a hamstring injury and has been replaced by Umar Gul, the country's cricket board said on Saturday. "Ehsan Adil out of Bangladesh series due to … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Arteta confident of new Arsenal deal on return from injury

    Arteta confident of new Arsenal deal on return from injury

    Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta expects to extend his contract at the Premier League club when he returns from injury. The 33-year-old is recovering from an ankle problem but manager Arsene Wenger is keen to hold on to the Spaniard by offering him a … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Rockies trying to become more than the kings of April

    Rockies trying to become more than the kings of April

    For the past four Aprils, winning hasn’t been a problem for Colorado. It’s the rest of the season the team can’t figure out. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Indonesia suspends local association, risks FIFA wrath

    Indonesia's youth and sports ministry on Saturday suspended all activities of the local soccer association (PSSI), setting the stage for further tension with world governing body FIFA. The ministry and PSSI have been at loggerheads for weeks over … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • 'Diamond' Phachara hopes to sparkle on Asian Tour debut

    Fifteen-year-old Thai Phachara Khongwatmai will make his Asian Tour debut at next week's Indonesian Masters, hoping to steal some limelight from former world number one Lee Westwood and Dane Thomas Bjorn. He turned professional last August before … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Betting concerns impacted Glory penalty - official

    Concerns about betting implications was one of the reasons why Perth Glory were not demoted to the foot of the table after being found guilty of a salary cap breach, the head of the A-League has said. Current basement dwellers Western Sydney … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Aphibarnrat grabs Shenzhen lead despite late woes

    Kiradech Aphibarnrat dropped three shots in his last two holes but will still take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Shenzhen International as the Thai bids for his second European Tour title. The 2013 Malaysian Open champion double … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Golf-Aphibarnrat grabs Shenzhen lead despite late woes

    Kiradech Aphibarnrat dropped three shots in his last two holes but will still take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Shenzhen International as the Thai bids for his second European Tour title. The 2013 Malaysian Open champion double … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Swiss Miss Hingis hoping to be a big hit in Fed Cup

    Swiss Miss Hingis hoping to be a big hit in Fed Cup

    By Ian Chadband ZIELONA GORA, Poland (Reuters) - It is not a gimmick and the way Martina Hingis is talking, it will be no mismatch either. After the Swiss announcement on Friday, made amid some excitement in a provincial Polish town hall, that she … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Injury free season priority for Bolt

    Injury free season priority for Bolt

    By Andrew Downie RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Usain Bolt declared himself virtually unbeatable on Friday but downplayed expectations for 2015, saying his main priority was staying injury free ahead of next year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Kim calm and collected in gusty Hawaii

    Kim calm and collected in gusty Hawaii

    LPGA Tour rookie Kim Sei-young held firm in windy conditions to take over the solo lead after the third round of the South Korean-dominated LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Friday. Facing winds that reached up to 30 miles per hour, Kim scrapped out … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • U.S. marathoner Keflezighi returns to Boston to defend title

    U.S. marathoner Keflezighi returns to Boston to defend title

    By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Meb Keflezighi, who became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in three decades last year, will defend his title against a field of former champions and fast newcomers in Monday's 119th … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Capacity of 2018 World Cup final venue to be cut by 8,000

    Capacity of 2018 World Cup final venue to be cut by 8,000

    By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian government has decided to cut the capacity of the Luzhniki stadium, which will hold the final of the 2018 World Cup, by 8,000 to 81,000. "The Russian Sports Ministry agreed these changes with … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Djokovic and Nadal to renew rivalry in Monte Carlo semis

    Djokovic and Nadal to renew rivalry in Monte Carlo semis

    A near flawless Novak Djokovic crushed Marin Cilic 6-0 6-3 to set up a blockbuster Monte Carlo Masters semi-final with claycourt king Rafa Nadal, who came through a testing workout by David Ferrer on Friday. World number one Djokovic won the first … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Sloppy Japan beat hosts Korea in Asia Championship opener

    (Reuters) - Japan beat South Korea 56-30 in the inaugural Asia Rugby Championship at Incheon on Saturday but their bonus-point win failed to impress coach Eddie Jones who criticised his team's "rubbish" performance. Hayden Hopgood contributed two … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Spieth fires 62, Merritt goes one better to lead

    Spieth fires 62, Merritt goes one better to lead

    (Reuters) - Jordan Spieth bounced back from a Masters hangover by firing a nine-under 62 on Friday, but fellow American Troy Merritt went one better with a record-tying 61 to take a four-shot lead at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina. Merritt made … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Golf-European Tour Shenzhen International scores

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Shenzhen International at the par-72 course on Saturday in Shenzhen -12 Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Thailand) 67 69 68 -10 Peter Uihlein (U.S. ... … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Rosberg faster than Hamilton in Bahrain

    Rosberg faster than Hamilton in Bahrain

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg rose to the challenge by lapping faster than Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday. Championship leader Hamilton was second overall, 0.115 slower, after … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Shea Weber injured in Nashville Game 2 victory over Chicago

    Shea Weber injured in Nashville Game 2 victory over Chicago

    “You don't know what they are or the significance of the injuries but certainly you never like to lose any player. You certainly don't want to lose a guy who takes down as many minutes as [Weber] and the captain of your team” coach Peter Laviolette … More »

    Puck Daddy - 7 hours ago