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  1. Alex Rodriguez begins difficult task of resembling player he once was
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    Alex Rodriguez begins difficult task of resembling player he once was

  2. Peyton Manning's pay cut not as much as Broncos first asked for
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    Peyton Manning's pay cut not as much as Broncos first asked for

  3. Aaron Hernandez, upbeat murder defendant
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    Aaron Hernandez, upbeat murder defendant

  4. Sources: Dolphins, Colts expected to make strong runs at Ndamukong Suh
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    Sources: Dolphins, Colts expected to make strong runs at Ndamukong Suh

  5. NHL Three Stars: Zidlicky leads Wings; Hammond does it again
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    NHL Three Stars: Zidlicky leads Wings; Hammond does it again

  6. What happened to Marshall Henderson? He's playing basketball in Iraq
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    What happened to Marshall Henderson? He's playing basketball in Iraq

  7. Islanders’ Matt Martin suspended one game for kneeing Trevor Daley
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    Islanders’ Matt Martin suspended one game for kneeing Trevor Daley

  8. Russell Westbrook drops fourth straight triple-double four days after facial surgery
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    Russell Westbrook drops fourth straight triple-double four days after facial surgery

  9. 51-year-old long jumper eying world record, Olympic return
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    51-year-old long jumper eying world record, Olympic return

  10. The Great Canadian Ratings Report: Libel notice aside, TSN ran the board on NHL trade deadline day
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    The Great Canadian Ratings Report: Libel notice aside, TSN ran the board on NHL trade deadline day

  11. The 10-man rotation, starring Kevin Garnett making an on-court impact
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    The 10-man rotation, starring Kevin Garnett making an on-court impact

  12. (VIDEO) Saskatchewan skip Steve Laycock pulls off what looks like the shot of the Brier. Then, Brad Gushue one ups him
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    (VIDEO) Saskatchewan skip Steve Laycock pulls off what looks like the shot of the Brier. Then, Brad Gushue one ups him

  • Things to watch in the new F1 season

    Things to watch in the new F1 season

    With everyone looking to challenge Mercedes this year in Formula One, former world champions Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso will do so with new teams. Here are some things to look out for in the upcoming season, which begins in Melbourne, … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Blue Jays prospects head Down Under to hone their skills in winter ball

    Blue Jays prospects head Down Under to hone their skills in winter ball

    A former collegiate football player, Anthony Alford is new to pro baseball. Toronto minor leaguer Jack Murphy, meanwhile, is somewhat of a baseball celebrity in Australia. While both are currently in spring training with the Jays, Alford and … More »

    The Canadian Press - 8 minutes ago
  • 2015 Formula One Teams and Drivers

    Profiles of teams and drivers for the 2015 Formula One season: … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Mercedes again the team to beat in F1 2015

    Mercedes again the team to beat in F1 2015

    The evidence of preseason testing strongly suggests the fight for this year's championship will again be a case of Mercedes vs. the rest. We want to try and dominate even more,'' reigning champion Lewis Hamilton said ahead of the season-opening … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 minutes ago
  • Barca's Busquets out of Rayo clash

    Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets is battling to be fit for the El Clasico with Real Madrid after the club said on Thursday he will miss Sunday's La Liga clash with Rayo Vallecano. "Tests have revealed that the player has suffered an injury to … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • India's Ashwin mulls 'one-sided' ploy against big-hitters

    India's Ashwin mulls 'one-sided' ploy against big-hitters

    Restricting scoring to any one side of the wicket could be an effective ploy to tame big-hitting batsmen like Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers at the World Cup, Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin said on Thursday. Three 400-plus totals have … More »

    Reuters - 18 minutes ago
  • Ashwin mulls 'one-sided' ploy against big-hitters

    Ashwin mulls 'one-sided' ploy against big-hitters

    Restricting scoring to any one side of the wicket could be an effective ploy to tame big-hitting batsmen like Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers at the World Cup, Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin said on Thursday. Three 400-plus totals have … More »

    Reuters - 28 minutes ago
  • Sunderland manager Poyet charged with improper conduct

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct after an outburst during his side's Premier League game against Hull City on Tuesday. The English Football Association said the Uruguayan had until Monday to respond to the charge. … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Rayo next in red-hot Suarez's firing line

    Rayo next in red-hot Suarez's firing line

    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Buoyed by Luis Suarez's red-hot form, underlined by his four goals in three games, Barcelona will take on Rayo Vallecano on Sunday hoping to maintain the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid ahead of their … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Familiar tale at Milan as Inzaghi battles for survival

    Familiar tale at Milan as Inzaghi battles for survival

    Filippo Inzaghi's future as AC Milan coach has been thrown into doubt and Saturday's match at home to Verona is being billed as his last chance to keep his first senior coaching job. In what has become a familiar routine, once-mighty Milan's season … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Golf-Upbeat McIlroy aims for Doral bounceback after missed cut

    Golf-Upbeat McIlroy aims for Doral bounceback after missed cut

    (Reuters) - A rare missed cut for Rory McIlroy at last week's Honda Classic was the result of a rusty game and windy conditions, said the world number one, who was in an upbeat mood for this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship in Miami. In three … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Neymar nets double as Barca reach King's Cup final

    Neymar nets double as Barca reach King's Cup final

    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona's Neymar scored twice and Luis Suarez was also on target as they beat Villarreal 3-1 on Wednesday and 6-2 on aggregate to reach their fourth King's Cup final in five years where they will face Athletic … More »

    Reuters - 41 minutes ago
  • Iqbal leads Bangladesh to important win over Scotland

    (Reuters) - Tamim Iqbal came agonisingly close to scoring Bangladesh's first World Cup century as his side completed a six-wicket win over Scotland in their Pool A clash at Saxton Oval in Nelson on Thursday. Iqbal scored 95, while Mohammad … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • FA charges Sunderland manager Poyet over touchline incident

    FA charges Sunderland manager Poyet over touchline incident

    LONDON (AP) -- �?The English Football Association has charged Sunderland manager Gus Poyet after a touchline incident with Hull counterpart Steve Bruce. Poyet has until Monday to respond to the misconduct charge after being sent to the stands for … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • North Korea plans to attend University Games in South Korea

    North Korea plans to send a team to this year's University Games in South Korea, organizers said Thursday. The news comes as North Korea is angrily reacting to this week's start of annual South Korea-U.S. military drills that the North calls a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Cyprus group claims responsibility for 2 referee bombings

    A new group has emerged in Cyprus to claim responsibility for two of five bomb attacks targeting soccer referees in the past year, police said Thursday. Police spokesman Andreas Angelides told The Associated Press that investigators were examining … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 8 minutes ago
  • Tseng revival continues with solid Singapore opening

    Tseng revival continues with solid Singapore opening

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Yani Tseng had the golfing world at her feet during a glorious five-year spell from 2008 that saw the Taiwanese pick up five major victories and top the world rankings for 109 consecutive weeks. Following her … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • Chelsea can sense they are almost there

    Chelsea can sense they are almost there

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - The late American crooner Andy Williams once sang about being 'almost there' and about being close to a 'paradise so rare' and that is how Chelsea must have felt after their 1-0 victory at West Ham United. … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 26 minutes ago
  • Dynamo to face Everton with partial-closure of stadium

    Dynamo Kiev will host Everton in Europa League round of 16 second leg with the partial closure of Olympiysky stadium in Kiev on March 19 after being punished by UEFA for crowd troubles. The Ukrainian club was charged by UEFA over a pitch invasion … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
  • United vs Arsenal promises another FA Cup blockbuster

    United vs Arsenal promises another FA Cup blockbuster

    By Justin Palmer LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United and Arsenal have served up some classic FA Cup encounters going back to their first 109 years ago and Monday's quarter-final under the Old Trafford floodlights promises another special occasion. … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • TSN tweet dustup shows social media no Wild West when it comes to libel laws

    An inflammatory tweet that appeared on TSN has served as a reminder that while social media may appear to be a lawless land filled with snark, vitriol and half-truths, it's also subject to the same scrutiny — and libel laws — as newspapers or … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • Golf-Tseng revival continues with solid Singapore opening

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE, March 5 (Reuters) - Yani Tseng had the golfing world at her feet during a glorious five-year spell from 2008 that saw the Taiwanese pick up five major victories and top the world rankings for 109 consecutive weeks. … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Happy for Coetzer, but Bangladesh's experience counted - Mommsen

    Scotland would take heart from Kyle Coetzer's impressive 156 in their six-wicket loss to Bangladesh on Thursday, but their lack of experience had counted against them in their World Cup clash, captain Preston Mommsen said. Coetzer scored the first … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Factbox - India vs West Indies

    Factbox - India vs West Indies

    REUTERS - Factbox on Friday's World Cup Pool B match between India and West Indies at the WACA in Perth: - - - INDIA Captain: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Coach: Duncan Fletcher Squad: Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Stuart … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Haque suffers bad shoulder injury in Bangladesh win

    (Reuters) - Bangladesh batsman Anamul Haque has suffered a total separation of his right shoulder but it was too early to determine how long he would be out of action, the team said on Thursday. Haque suffered the injury in the 31st over of … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Wily Vettori weaving spells for magic World Cup finale

    Wily Vettori weaving spells for magic World Cup finale

    By Greg Stutchbury NAPIER (Reuters) - The influence of Daniel Vettori on New Zealand's World Cup chances was never more evident than in his bowling in a tense trans-Tasman clash with Australia at a heaving Eden Park last Saturday. Australia's top … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Japan look at Halilhodzic to revive fortunes

    (Reuters) - After the brief and unsettling reign of Javier Aguirre, the Japanese Football Association are preparing to gamble again by opting for the volatile Vahid Halilhodzic as their new head coach. Despite walking out on his last two jobs, JFA … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Stevens' job on the line as Stuttgart host Hertha

    VfB Stuttgart coach Huub Stevens' job could be on the line when the former Bundesliga champions host Hertha Berlin on Friday with another defeat likely to see the Dutchman go. Stevens, brought in last season to help them avoid relegation, returned … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Former number ones overshadow Ko in Singapore

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lydia Ko's meteoric rise to the top of women's golf has shown little sign of slowing down but the New Zealand teen was forced to take a back seat to a pair of former number ones at the HSBC Women's Champions on … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Betfair hikes profit forecast as demand surges, shares jump

    Online gambling company Betfair hiked its full-year profit forecast range on Thursday after trading remained strong following a better-than-expected third-quarter, sending its shares sharply higher. Third-quarter core earnings rose 17 percent to … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Minnows may be battling, but not fighting all the way

    Minnows may be battling, but not fighting all the way

    By Greg Stutchbury NAPIER (Reuters) - With the governing body looking to downsize the tournament in 2019 the associate nations have impressed with some of their performances at the 2015 World Cup, but UAE's attitude against Pakistan suggested … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Batum forces OT, Blazers rally by Clips

    Batum forces OT, Blazers rally by Clips

    The Portland Trail Blazers were able to overcome one of Damian Lillard's worst shooting games with a huge performance from Nicolas Batum down the stretch. Batum hit a 3-pointer that forced overtime, then set up three alley-oop baskets and added a … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Golf-Former number ones overshadow Ko in Singapore

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE, March 5 (Reuters) - Lydia Ko's meteoric rise to the top of women's golf has shown little sign of slowing down but the New Zealand teen was forced to take a back seat to a pair of former number ones at the HSBC Women's … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Mar. 4: The Daily Zap

    Mar. 4: The Daily Zap

    Get a quick recap of all 13 games from Wednesday's action around the league. … More »

    NBA.com - 3 hours ago
  • Wednesday's Sports In Brief

    NBA Russell Westbrook became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to have four consecutive triple-doubles, according to STATS, and the first since Jordan that year to have back-to-back triple-doubles with at least 40 points. Westbrook set … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Coach's adopted toddler builds a life with hoops team

    Coach's adopted toddler builds a life with hoops team

    Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. ''I caught my breath for a second and said, 'Whatever I need to do to bring this child here, I'm going to do it.''' In December, almost … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to 'lean in' for women

    Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work. The players will deliver the … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Park, Tseng share lead in Singapore

    Park, Tseng share lead in Singapore

    SINGAPORE (AP) -- South Korean Inbee Park and Taiwan's Yani Tseng both shot 6-under 66 on Thursday to share the lead after the opening round of the HSBC Women's Champions. … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Peyton takes pay cut, returns to Broncos

    Peyton takes pay cut, returns to Broncos

    Peyton Manning has unfinished business. After taking his physical and signing his revised contract Thursday at Broncos headquarters, he'll head home until the Broncos reconvene April 13 for the start of offseason workouts. Then, it's time to adapt … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Mar. 4: Top 10

    Mar. 4: Top 10

    Here are your Top 10 plays from Wednesday night's action around the NBA. … More »

    NBA.com - 4 hours ago