What's buzzing:
  1. Puck to groin and sickness on bench in Tampa’s disgustingly good win
    Greg Wyshynski

    Puck to groin and sickness on bench in Tampa’s disgustingly good win

  2. Confidence carrying Stamkos as scoring touch returns
    Sean Leahy

    Confidence carrying Stamkos as scoring touch returns

  3. Chicago Bears look bad after Ray McDonald's latest arrest
    Frank Schwab

    Chicago Bears look bad after Ray McDonald's latest arrest

  4. This time cramps can't stop LeBron James as he's one step closer to NBA Finals
    Marc J. Spears

    This time cramps can't stop LeBron James as he's one step closer to NBA Finals

  5. War of words: Horford says Dellavedova's 'track record' is clear; LeBron says Delly 'doesn't deserve it'
    Marc J. Spears

    War of words: Horford says Dellavedova's 'track record' is clear; LeBron says Delly 'doesn't deserve it'

  6. NY Rangers frustrated by Tampa’s sudden shot-blocking ways
    Greg Wyshynski

    NY Rangers frustrated by Tampa’s sudden shot-blocking ways

  7. NHL Three Stars: Ben Bishop, Bolts win Game 5
    Greg Wyshynski

    NHL Three Stars: Ben Bishop, Bolts win Game 5

  8. What We Learned: Blackhawks playing dangerous game on defense
    Ryan Lambert

    What We Learned: Blackhawks playing dangerous game on defense

  9. Daily Dime: Get Brett Anderson I said
    Scott Pianowski

    Daily Dime: Get Brett Anderson I said

  10. Blackhawks and Ducks try to recover fast for Game 5
    Josh Cooper

    Blackhawks and Ducks try to recover fast for Game 5

  11. Stephen Desrocher's decision to take advice from roommate, billet dad pays off for Generals
    Sunaya Sapurji

    Stephen Desrocher's decision to take advice from roommate, billet dad pays off for Generals

  12. Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Carlos Carrasco, Ryan Braun and a look around the league
    Dalton Del Don

    Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Carlos Carrasco, Ryan Braun and a look around the league

  • Sharapova back in groove, Berdych powers through

    Sharapova back in groove, Berdych powers through

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova got back in the groove at her happiest hunting ground with the Russian opening her bid for a third French Open title with a 6-2 6-4 win over Kaia Kanepi on Monday. With her nemesis and top seed … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 49 minutes ago
  • Coach Ron Washington is thrilled to be back in A's uniform

    Coach Ron Washington is thrilled to be back in A's uniform

    Ron Washington arrived to the ballpark at 8:30 a.m. for an afternoon game on Memorial Day, had some breakfast then headed outside to hang out with the grounds crew he knows so well. Washington is thrilled to be back in a big league uniform at 63, … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 minutes 49 seconds ago
  • Coric leads teenage assault on Roland Garros

    Coric leads teenage assault on Roland Garros

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Croatian Borna Coric and Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis led the teenage contingent in the men's draw at the French Open on Monday but American Frances Tiafoe's debut proved a brief one. Coric, who plays with a … More »

    Reuters - 4 minutes 29 seconds ago
  • Analysis - Ancelotti the latest scapegoat for Real supremo Perez

    Analysis - Ancelotti the latest scapegoat for Real supremo Perez

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid fans could be forgiven for wondering whether a new president is needed rather than yet another new coach after Carlo Ancelotti was sacked on Monday. Ancelotti ended 12 years of bitter failure when he … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Denver beats Maryland 10-5 for 1st NCAA men's lacrosse title

    Denver beats Maryland 10-5 for 1st NCAA men's lacrosse title

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Denver won its first NCAA men's lacrosse championship, beating Maryland 10-5 on Monday behind five goals from senior Wesley Berg. … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Coric leads teenage assault on Roland Garros

    (Adds quotes) By Martyn Herman PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - Croatian Borna Coric and Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis led the teenage contingent in the men's draw at the French Open on Monday but American Frances Tiafoe's debut proved a brief one. … More »

    Reuters - 10 minutes ago
  • Bears DE McDonald arrested again

    Bears DE McDonald arrested again

    Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald has been accused of domestic violence in Northern California, the latest arrest for the former San Francisco 49er. Santa Clara police Lt. Kurt Clarke tells the San Francisco Chronicle … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Chicago Bears' Ray McDonald arrested in domestic violence case in Northern California

    Chicago Bears' Ray McDonald arrested in domestic violence case in Northern California

    Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald has been accused of domestic violence in Northern California, the latest arrest for the former San Francisco 49er. Santa Clara police Lt. Kurt Clarke tells the San Francisco Chronicle … More »

    The Canadian Press - 10 minutes ago
  • Speechless Cook hails 'brilliant' England victory

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - England captain Alastair Cook was almost speechless with delight after his side's 124-run victory over New Zealand in a gripping first test at Lord's on Monday. England bowled out the touring side for 220 on the … More »

    Reuters - 17 minutes ago
  • Stokes leads England to dramatic win at Lord's

    Stokes leads England to dramatic win at Lord's

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Ben Stokes took two wickets in two balls to inspire England to victory over New Zealand by 124 runs on a pulsating final day of the first test at Lord's on Monday. The fiery all-rounder dismissed Kane Williamson for … More »

    Reuters - 17 minutes ago
  • Royals' Jeremy Guthrie has one of the worst starts in MLB history

    Royals' Jeremy Guthrie has one of the worst starts in MLB history

    Guthrie gave up 11 earned runs and retired just three Yankees hitters before being pulled from the game. … More »

    Big League Stew - 17 minutes ago
  • NY Rangers frustrated by Tampa’s sudden shot-blocking ways

    NY Rangers frustrated by Tampa’s sudden shot-blocking ways

    The Lightning’s highest total of the Final was 17, which they achieved in Games 1 and 2 at the Garden. But in their 2-0 Game 5 victory, they dropped down and blocked 24 Rangers’ shots, helping to slow own an offense that had tallied 10 goals in … More »

    Puck Daddy - 19 minutes ago
  • Real sack coach Ancelotti after mediocre season

    Real sack coach Ancelotti after mediocre season

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid have sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti after the world's richest club by income failed to win major silverware this season and, according to local media, Napoli's Rafa Benitez is the favourite to succeed … More »

    Reuters - 20 minutes ago
  • Broken finger lands Rays 1B Loney on DL

    Broken finger lands Rays 1B Loney on DL

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have put first baseman James Loney on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left middle finger. … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 minutes ago
  • Golf-Business at the high end is grand for Trump

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK, May 25 (Reuters) - Warnings bells have sounded on the health of golf, from lower participation and course closures to environmental demands for reduced water use, but billionaire Donald Trump says business at the high end is … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • Blue Jays activate SS Reyes from DL

    Blue Jays activate SS Reyes from DL

    TORONTO (AP) -- The Blue Jays have activated shortstop Jose Reyes from the 15-day disabled list and optioned infielder Munenori Kawasaki to Triple-A Buffalo. … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Mets go to 6-man rotation to cut innings

    Mets go to 6-man rotation to cut innings

    Mets manager Terry Collins called his starting pitchers into his office last weekend to talk numbers - as in six-man rotation. Matt Harvey has thrown 58 2-3 innings following his return from Tommy John surgery. You guys OK with that?'' Collins … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Homegrown Monfils feels no extra French Open pressure

    Homegrown Monfils feels no extra French Open pressure

    By Andrew Callus PARIS (Reuters) - Former world number seven Gael Monfils is not feeling any extra weight of local expectation at the French Open, despite playing his home grand slam with a highest world ranking since a knee injury in 2012. One of … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Homegrown Monfils feels no extra French Open pressure

    By Andrew Callus PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - Former world number seven Gael Monfils is not feeling any extra weight of local expectation at the French Open, despite playing his home grand slam with a highest world ranking since a knee injury in 2012. … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Dramatic derby win sends Roma into Champions League

    Dramatic derby win sends Roma into Champions League

    AS Roma qualified for the Champions League group stage in the best possible style on Monday, booking their place with a last-gasp 2-1 win over neighbours and bitter rivals Lazio in a passionate Rome derby. Central defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa was the … More »

    Reuters - 47 minutes ago
  • Defending champion Sharapova, 4th-seeded Berdych advance to 2nd round at French Open

    Defending champion Sharapova, 4th-seeded Berdych advance to 2nd round at French Open

    Maria Sharapova was unfazed by the boos she heard when leaving the centre court of Roland Garros on Monday without treating the crowd to a post-match interview. Battling a cold that had her coughing at times during the match, the defending champion … More »

    The Canadian Press - 48 minutes ago
  • FIFA defers decision on continental rotation for WCup bids

    ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA has deferred a decision on potentially limiting which continents can bid to host the 2026 World Cup. … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Real Madrid sack coach Ancelotti

    Real Madrid sack coach Ancelotti

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid have sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti after the world's richest club by income failed to win major silverware this season and, according to local media, Napoli's Rafa Benitez is the favourite to succeed … More »

    Reuters - 54 minutes ago
  • Mets 3B Wright visits back specialist

    Mets 3B Wright visits back specialist

    Hoping David Wright can find ''magic fingers somewhere in California'' to cure the Mets captain's ailing back, New York general manager Sandy Alderson has sent the third baseman across the country to work with the staff of specialist Dr. Robert … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Stephens downs Venus to advance into Paris round two

    Stephens downs Venus to advance into Paris round two

    Former world number one Venus Williams suffered another early French Open exit when she was beaten 7-6(5) 6-1 by fellow American Sloane Stephens in the first round on Monday. It was not a major surprise though as Stephens has reached the fourth … More »

    Reuters - 55 minutes ago
  • Olympic speedskater Denny Morrison charged with traffic offence after crash

    Four-time Olympic speedskating medallist Denny Morrison has been charged with failing to yield to a yellow light after a motorcycle crash last month left him with a broken leg. Police didn't name Morrison but confirmed the charge stemmed from a … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Former Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti

    Factbox on former Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti, who was sacked on Monday after the La Liga club finished the season without major silverware: PLAYING CAREER * Born Reggiolo, Italy, June 10, 1959. * A midfielder for Parma, AS Roma and AC … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Toronto Blue Jays activate veteran shortstop Reyes from 15-day disable list

    Toronto Blue Jays activate veteran shortstop Reyes from 15-day disable list

    TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays activated veteran shortstop Jose Reyes from the 15-day disabled list Monday. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Nervy Murray through to second round

    Nervy Murray through to second round

    Andy Murray opened his latest campaign for a first French Open victory with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 win over Argentine Facundo Argueello on Monday. Murray is in the same half of the Roland Garros draw as favorite Novak Djokovic and nine-times champion Rafa … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Centre Cole Cassels a two-way threat for Generals at Memorial Cup

    Centre Cole Cassels a two-way threat for Generals at Memorial Cup

    Cole Cassels has been the man in the spotlight for the Oshawa Generals. The versatile centre took most of the important faceoffs as the Generals beat the Quebec-champion Rimouski Oceanic and host Quebec Remparts in their opening two games at the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Stephens downs Venus to advance into Paris round two

    Former world number one Venus Williams suffered another early French Open exit when she was beaten 7-6(5) 6-1 by fellow American Sloane Stephens in the first round on Monday. It was not a major surprise though as Stephens has reached the fourth … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Hamilton in left, batting 5th vs. Tribe

    Hamilton in left, batting 5th vs. Tribe

    For the first time in three years, Josh Hamilton's name is in the Texas Rangers' lineup. The 2010 AL MVP is playing left field and batting fifth for Monday's game against the Cleveland Indians, making his season debut after shoulder surgery in … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Blackhawks and Ducks try to recover fast for Game 5

    Blackhawks and Ducks try to recover fast for Game 5

    And before the pivotal Game 5 Monday night contest in Anaheim, the teams rested. Well, more like recovered in regards to the Blackhawks and Ducks, who have so far played a bruising rough n’ tumble series. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Nervy Murray through to second round

    (Fixes headline) PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - Andy Murray opened his latest campaign for a first French Open victory with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 win over Argentine Facundo Argueello on Monday. Murray is in the same half of the Roland Garros draw as favourite … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 46 minutes ago
  • Chicago Bears look bad after Ray McDonald's latest arrest

    Chicago Bears look bad after Ray McDonald's latest arrest

    The Chicago Bears could have said that they were signing Ray McDonald because he was a good defensive end and they didn't care about his past. Instead they tried to spin it. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 1 hour 57 minutes ago
  • Matusz banned 8 games over substance

    Matusz banned 8 games over substance

    Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz was suspended for eight games by Major League Baseball on Monday for having a foreign substance on his arm during a game in Miami. Matusz immediately appealed and was in uniform for Baltimore's game against the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • Reds' Mesoraco to DL, Cueto examined

    The Reds put catcher Devin Mesoraco on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a sore left hip that limited him to pinch hitting and filling in as an interleague DH for the past six weeks. Mesoraco hasn't caught in a game since April 12. Mesoraco … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 8 minutes ago
  • McClaren sacked as head coach by Derby Country

    McClaren sacked as head coach by Derby Country

    (Reuters) - English Championship side Derby County on Monday fired head coach Steve McClaren "with immediate effect" after the team finished eighth in the second tier this season. "The board believes that the appointment of a new head coach is … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 17 minutes ago
  • Orioles' Matusz suspended for applying substance to arm

    Orioles' Matusz suspended for applying substance to arm

    (Reuters) - Baltimore Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz received an eight-game suspension from Major League Baseball (MLB) on Monday for having "a foreign substance" on his arm in Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Marlins, but will file an appeal. Matusz was … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 22 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Orioles' Matusz suspended for applying substance to arm

    Baltimore Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz received an eight-game suspension from Major League Baseball (MLB) on Monday for having "a foreign substance" on his arm in Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Marlins, but will file an appeal. Matusz was ejected in … More »

    2 hours 24 minutes ago