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  1. Alexei Kovalev, 42, eyes NHL comeback if he’s wanted
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    Alexei Kovalev, 42, eyes NHL comeback if he’s wanted

  2. Titans strength coach returned to work a day after having 3 surgeries
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    Titans strength coach returned to work a day after having 3 surgeries

  3. Why Bulls management could never accept Tom Thibodeau's success
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    Why Bulls management could never accept Tom Thibodeau's success

  4. Remparts rebound to eliminate Rimouski and reach Memorial Cup semifinal
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    Remparts rebound to eliminate Rimouski and reach Memorial Cup semifinal

  5. Closing Time: Last call on Jung Ho Kang
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    Closing Time: Last call on Jung Ho Kang

  6. Big Time Athletes Drawn to the Big Top
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    Big Time Athletes Drawn to the Big Top

  7. Darren Sharper enters another guilty plea, this time in New Orleans
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    Darren Sharper enters another guilty plea, this time in New Orleans

  8. Will Joseph Randle carry the load in Big D?
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    Will Joseph Randle carry the load in Big D?

  9. Why Carlos Condit calls ACL tear 'lucky' and how injury changed his approach
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    Why Carlos Condit calls ACL tear 'lucky' and how injury changed his approach

  10. Lightning on Rangers' Game 7 dominance: 'Everything is in the past'
    Sean Leahy

    Lightning on Rangers' Game 7 dominance: 'Everything is in the past'

  11. Vladimir Sobotka decides to stay in KHL for 2015-16 season: Report
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    Vladimir Sobotka decides to stay in KHL for 2015-16 season: Report

  12. Awesome new Stanley Cup commercial feeds your Liev Schreiber addiction
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    Awesome new Stanley Cup commercial feeds your Liev Schreiber addiction

  • Meet Ronda Rousey's next opponent Bethe Correia

    Meet Ronda Rousey's next opponent Bethe Correia

    Brazilian bantamweight Bethe Correia caused quite a stir Tuesday when she said that she hopes Ronda Rousey doesn’t ‘kill herself’ after their UFC 190 title tilt on Aug. 1.

    That comment, alone, could be looked at as a bit of a promotional snafu, even

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    8 minutes ago
  • Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case

    Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case

    Former New Orleans Saints football player Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from allegations he drugged and assaulted women in four states. Under the plea agreement outlined Friday in a New Orleans courthouse, Sharper … More »

    The Canadian Press - 9 minutes ago
  • Blatter takes the plaudits in final FIFA election pitch

    By Mike Collett ZURICH (Reuters) - Incumbent FIFA president Sepp Blatter used all the tricks of the old master he is after 17 years in the job to woo delegates at the FIFA Congress when he made his final election pitch before voting began for a new … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Giro d'Italia points classification after stage 19

    May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Points Classification Giro d'Italia after Stage 19 on Friday 1. Giacomo Nizzolo (Italy / Trek) 159 2. Sacha Modolo (Italy / Lampre) 142 3. Elia Viviani (Italy / Team Sky) 134 4. Philippe Gilbert (Belgium / BMC Racing) … More »

    Reuters - 12 minutes ago
  • Smooth Federer ends Dzumhur's dream day

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - For Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur it was the day he had dreamed of while for Roger Federer it was just another day at the office. The two, from vastly different tennis backgrounds, met across the net for the first time … More »

    Reuters - 12 minutes ago
  • Ticket sales for World Cup hit two million mark

    Ticket sales for the rugby World Cup based in England and Wales this September and October have passed the two million mark, organisers said on Friday. "We are delighted to see such enthusiasm for rugby World Cup 2015, reaching two million ticket … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • NBA's newest sweetheart - Steph Curry's daughter Riley

    NBA's newest sweetheart - Steph Curry's daughter Riley

    The rest of you can have Stephen Curry, James Harden, and Klay Thompson. For the discerning fan, the true star of the Western Conference Finals was Steph's young daughter Riley Curry, who dominated the aftermath of the Golden State Warriors' Game 1 … More »

    17 minutes ago
  • Palestine drops motion to suspend Israel from FIFA

    Palestine drops motion to suspend Israel from FIFA

    By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Palestine dropped its motion to suspend Israel from international football amid highly-charged scenes at the FIFA Congress on Friday. Instead, the Congress voted in favour of a proposal to create a multilateral … More »

    Reuters - 15 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Giro d'Italia classification after stage 19

    May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Classification from Giro d'Italia after Stage 19 on Friday 1. Alberto Contador (Spain / Tinkoff - Saxo) 78:48:40" 2. Fabio Aru (Italy / Astana) +4:37" 3. Mikel Landa (Spain / Astana) +5:15" 4. Andrey Amador (Costa Rica / … More »

    Reuters - 21 minutes ago
  • The Latest: Defending champion Maria Sharapova reaches 4th round at French Open

    The Latest: Defending champion Maria Sharapova reaches 4th round at French Open

    PARIS - The Latest from the French Open: … More »

    The Canadian Press - 21 minutes ago
  • Protests taint FIFA election day

    Protests taint FIFA election day

    Palestinian activists protested in front of the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, where the 65th FIFA congress met. The Palestinian Football Association was asking FIFA to suspend Israel from world football, just as it once suspended apartheid … More »

    29 minutes ago
  • Will Joseph Randle carry the load in Big D?

    Will Joseph Randle carry the load in Big D?

    Yahoo Sports' Brad Evans explains why the early buzz surrounding the Cowboys RB could pay big fantasy dividends. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 22 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Smooth Federer ends Dzumhur's dream day

    (Adds quotes, details, background) By Martyn Herman PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - For Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur it was the day he had dreamed of while for Roger Federer it was just another day at the office. The two, from vastly different tennis … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • THE LATEST: Sepp Blatter tells FIFA voters: 'You know me'

    THE LATEST: Sepp Blatter tells FIFA voters: 'You know me'

    12 noon EDT) Sepp Blatter has told FIFA delegates ''I don't need to introduce myself to you'' just minutes before they began to vote in Zurich to pick the next FIFA president. The 79-year-old Swiss has led the world soccer body for 17 years and is … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Sharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case

    Sharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former New Orleans Saints football player Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from allegations he drugged and assaulted women in four states. … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Awesome new Stanley Cup commercial feeds your Liev Schreiber addiction

    Awesome new Stanley Cup commercial feeds your Liev Schreiber addiction

    This is the latest Stanley Cup Playoffs commercial from the NHL, celebrating the many names that have hoisted the Cup and contributed to their teams’ Cup victories. All of it leading to the perfect symbol of what’s at stake in this marathon test of … More »

    Puck Daddy - 27 minutes ago
  • Federer dismayed by FIFA scandal

    Federer dismayed by FIFA scandal

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Switzerland's favourite sporting son Roger Federer expressed his disappointment over the corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body FIFA on Friday. The 33-year-old Federer, a keen fan of his local … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • FIFA election day - Sepp Blatter seeks re-election

    FIFA election day - Sepp Blatter seeks re-election

    Voting has begun to choose FIFA's next president.

    Delegates from the world soccer body's 209 members were handing over secret paper ballots in alphabetical order at the FIFA congress Friday in Zurich. Afghanistan kicked off the voting.

    They can give

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    34 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Federer dismayed by FIFA scandal

    By Martyn Herman PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Switzerland's favourite sporting son Roger Federer expressed his disappointment over the corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body FIFA on Friday. The 33-year-old Federer, a keen fan of … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Sharapova passes Stosur test to ease into fourth round

    PARIS (Reuters) - Defending French Open champion Maria Sharapova passed her first serious test with flying colors, dismissing Australian 26th seed Samantha Stosur 6-3 6-4 to reach the last 16 on Friday. The second seed from Russia had too much poise … More »

    Reuters - 35 minutes ago
  • Contador has 38 seconds sliced off Giro; Hesjedal second in stage

    Contador has 38 seconds sliced off Giro; Hesjedal second in stage

    Alberto Contador had 38 seconds sliced off his overall lead in the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Friday, although the Spaniard remained well on course for the title. Italian rival Fabio Aru won the mountain stage with a late breakaway and … More »

    The Canadian Press - 36 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Sharapova passes Stosur test to ease into fourth round

    PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Defending French Open champion Maria Sharapova passed her first serious test with flying colours, dismissing Australian 26th seed Samantha Stosur 6-3 6-4 to reach the last 16 on Friday. The second seed from Russia had too … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Alexei Kovalev, 42, eyes NHL comeback if he’s wanted

    Alexei Kovalev, 42, eyes NHL comeback if he’s wanted

    Another thing he told the paper: He’d play again in the NHL at age 42 if someone offered him a contract. Because why not! … More »

    Puck Daddy - 49 minutes ago
  • Jackets re-sign defenseman Justin Falk to 1-year, 2-way pact

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed defenseman Justin Falk to a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract for the 2015-16 season. … More »

    AP - Sports - 56 minutes ago
  • Latham leads NZ fightback after Anderson milestone

    Latham leads NZ fightback after Anderson milestone

    By Ed Osmond LEEDS, England (Reuters) - New Zealand recovered from a dire start to reach 123 for three in rapid time at tea on a rain-disrupted first day of the second test against England at Headingley on Friday. England's James Anderson had … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Latham leads New Zealand fightback after Anderson milestone

    Latham leads New Zealand fightback after Anderson milestone

    By Ed Osmond LEEDS, England (Reuters) - New Zealand recovered from a dire start to reach 123 for three in rapid time at tea on a rain-disrupted first day of the second test against England at Headingley on Friday. England's James Anderson had … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Aru climbs back up to second in Giro d'Italia

    Aru climbs back up to second in Giro d'Italia

    (Reuters) - Italian Fabio Aru attacked in the final climb to win the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia to reclaim second spot overall form his Astana team mate Mikel Landa on Friday. Aru, one of the pre-race favorites, slumped to third overall after … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Masahiro Tanaka set to rejoin Yankees starting rotation

    Masahiro Tanaka set to rejoin Yankees starting rotation

    Tanaka will start in Seattle on Tuesday or Wednesday and will have an 80-pitch limit in his first start, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Titans strength coach returned to work a day after having 3 surgeries

    Titans strength coach returned to work a day after having 3 surgeries

    Football strength coaches often have a reputation for being a little crazy. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • At $75 a game, indoor football isn't about the money

    Chuck Wright was hooked the first time he tried professional indoor football. It's true.'' That was 10 years ago, and the 34-year-old is still going strong, now with a team called the Omaha Beef. It's an eclectic mix of dreamers hoping to get … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Aru climbs back up to second in Giro d'Italia

    May 29 (Reuters) - Italian Fabio Aru attacked in the final climb to win the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia to reclaim second spot overall form his Astana team mate Mikel Landa on Friday. Aru, one of the pre-race favourites, slumped to third overall … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Corrected - Harrington stays in contention at Irish Open

    (Corrects Duibuisson's round details in sixth para) By Bernie McGuire NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - Three-times major champion Padraig Harrington boosted his hopes of qualifying for next month’s U.S. Open by moving to within a shot of … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Cornet reaches last eight sparking wild celebrations

    Cornet reaches last eight sparking wild celebrations

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - The pressure is so high on French women at Roland Garros that a third-round win can be celebrated like a final victory, as Alize Cornet demonstrated wildly on Friday. "I feel the pressure of Roland Garros and the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Tesoro slams EPA biofuel plan as 'giant step' toward litigation

    U.S. oil refiner Tesoro Corp has slammed the U.S. government's proposal for renewable fuel use, signaling a lengthy legal fight may be in the cards ahead of the new quotas being finalized later this year. "If the goal of the Administration was to … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Gasquet survives fearful brush with a pigeon

    Gasquet survives fearful brush with a pigeon

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Richard Gasquet probably feared defeat in his French Open second-round five-set thriller against Argentine Carlos Berlocq. The bird was trapped in an overhead camera on court Suzanne Lenglen on Thursday when the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Ex-NFL star Sharper pleads guilty in U.S. sex crime case: report

    Ex-NFL star Sharper pleads guilty in U.S. sex crime case: report

    (Reuters) - Former NFL player Darren Sharper, accused of drugging and raping women in four states, pleaded guilty on Friday to related federal charges in New Orleans, according to the Times-Picayune newspaper. Sharper, 39, already had pleaded … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Gasquet survives fearful brush with a pigeon

    By Julien Pretot PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Richard Gasquet probably feared defeat in his French Open second-round five-set thriller against Argentine Carlos Berlocq. The bird was trapped in an overhead camera on court Suzanne Lenglen on Thursday … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Blatter set to win new term despite soccer corruption scandal

    Blatter set to win new term despite soccer corruption scandal

    By Mike Collett and Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - World soccer boss Sepp Blatter was expected to be re-elected on Friday, defying growing calls for him to step down in the face of corruption scandals engulfing the sport's governing body. … More »

    Reuters - 15 minutes ago
  • Blatter: Russia, Qatar votes the problem

    Blatter: Russia, Qatar votes the problem

    The future of soccer's embattled governing body was at stake Friday as Sepp Blatter sought a fifth term as FIFA president amid the biggest corruption crisis in the organization's 111-year history. Voting among the 209 member federations began … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Giro d'Italia mountain classification after stage 19

    May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Mountain Classification Giro d'Italia after Stage 19 on Friday 1. Giovanni Visconti (Italy / Movistar) 125 2. Steven Kruijswijk (Netherlands / LottoNL) 109 3. Benat Intxausti (Spain / Movistar) 107 4. Mikel Landa (Spain … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 20 minutes ago