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  1. CFL extends TV/radio/digital contract with TSN/RDS through 2021: a good move?
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    CFL extends TV/radio/digital contract with TSN/RDS through 2021: a good move?

  2. Sources: Pelicans interviewed Vinny Del Negro for coaching job
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    Sources: Pelicans interviewed Vinny Del Negro for coaching job

  3. The curious fantasy case of Rob Gronkowski
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    The curious fantasy case of Rob Gronkowski

  4. Mixed doubles, even in defeat, just what the doctor ordered for Eugenie Bouchard
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    Mixed doubles, even in defeat, just what the doctor ordered for Eugenie Bouchard

  5. Valerie Maltais eyes Pan Am Games as opportunity to be dual-sport athlete
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    Valerie Maltais eyes Pan Am Games as opportunity to be dual-sport athlete

  6. Is Hope Solo ready for the Women's World Cup?
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    Is Hope Solo ready for the Women's World Cup?

  7. Two-Minute Minor - Can Tampa Bay win in NYC?
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    Two-Minute Minor - Can Tampa Bay win in NYC?

  8. Peter DeBoer introduced as Sharks coach; talks around non-captaincy issue
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    Peter DeBoer introduced as Sharks coach; talks around non-captaincy issue

  9. What it’s like…to throw out the first pitch at a Major League Baseball game
    Andrew McKay

    What it’s like…to throw out the first pitch at a Major League Baseball game

  10. Sydney Leroux returns home for Women's World Cup
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    Sydney Leroux returns home for Women's World Cup

  11. Adrian Peterson complains about contract situation, looks even worse
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    Adrian Peterson complains about contract situation, looks even worse

  12. Dan Bylsma all about Sabres’ success, not shaming Penguins
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    Dan Bylsma all about Sabres’ success, not shaming Penguins

  • Slumping slugger Ortiz getting break from Red Sox lineup

    Struggling slugger David Ortiz is getting a break from the Boston Red Sox lineup. Red Sox manager John Farrell indicated before the game that Ortiz might be out of the lineup for a few games, giving him a chance to work on a few things. ''It's a … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Brewers give Selig high-tech tribute

    Brewers give Selig high-tech tribute

    The Milwaukee Brewers are giving retired baseball commissioner and former team owner Bud Selig a high-tech tribute. ''The Selig Experience'' attraction at Miller Park was unveiled to Selig, current Brewers owner Mark Attanasio and other dignitaries … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Bogaerts exits after hit by pitch on arm

    Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts left the Red Sox's game at Texas after being hit with a pitch on his left forearm. Bogaerts initially stayed in the game Thursday night after being hit by a pitch in the second inning. The pitch by Rangers starter … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Report: Dwyane Wade could be ready to leave the Miami Heat

    Report: Dwyane Wade could be ready to leave the Miami Heat

    Wade previously said he would not opt out of his deal this summer, but the ability to sign one last lucrative deal could change his mind. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 58 minutes ago
  • Hamilton gets loud ovation in home debut

    Hamilton gets loud ovation in home debut

    Josh Hamilton stepped into the batter's box in Texas to a loud ovation. A month and a day after being re-acquired by the Rangers, Hamilton played his first home game in Texas since the 2012 AL wild-card game, one in which the soon-to-depart slugger … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Blatter not assured of full Oceania backing: New Zealand

    Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter can no longer rely on iron-clad support from the Oceania Football Confederation with New Zealand reviewing its backing for the Swiss in his re-election bid. All 11 member nations of the OFC had pledged to back … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Concussed Thompson 'on track' for finals

    Concussed Thompson 'on track' for finals

    Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is feeling better and on track to return for the NBA Finals next week after taking a knee to his head from Trevor Ariza that caused ''concussion-like symptoms.'' That's according to Thompson's father, former … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • US to vote for Ali in FIFA election and not Blatter

    US to vote for Ali in FIFA election and not Blatter

    The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president Friday and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter. ''I've gotten to know Prince Ali well over the last couple of years. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • In honor of the Scripps Spelling Bee, here are our favorite MLB names

    In honor of the Scripps Spelling Bee, here are our favorite MLB names

    If we had to spell these MLB players' names in a spelling bee, we wouldn't last long. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Byron Nelson Championship scores

    May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Byron Nelson Championship at the par-70 course on Thursday in Irving, Texas -8 Steven Bowditch (Australia) 62 -6 Jimmy Walker (U.S.) 64 -5 Ryan Palmer (U.S.) 65 James Hahn (U.S.) 65 -4 John … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Sale Ks 12 in 3-2 win, Orioles split DH

    Sale Ks 12 in 3-2 win, Orioles split DH

    The Baltimore Orioles had just earned a split of their doubleheader with the Chicago White Sox, and manager Buck Showalter didn't seem the least bit excited. The Orioles rebounded to scratch out a 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Bowditch charges two ahead at Byron Nelson

    Bowditch charges two ahead at Byron Nelson

    (Reuters) - Steven Bowditch took advantage of a rain-softened layout to move two shots clear at the AT&T Byron Nelson where Masters champion Jordan Spieth struggled on the greens after teeing off later in Thursday's opening round. Early starter … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 32 minutes ago
  • Visa's tough stance on FIFA augurs more sponsor demands - experts

    Visa's tough stance on FIFA augurs more sponsor demands - experts

    By Anjali Athavaley NEW YORK (Reuters) - Visa Inc's public warning to FIFA that it may end its sponsorship if world soccer's governing body does not quickly clean up its act will likely prompt other sponsors to take a tough stance as a major … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Matthews happy getting time at inside linebacker spot

    Clay Matthews said he's happy with continuing to spend at least part of his time at inside linebacker. Whether the Green Bay Packers' five-time Pro Bowl linebacker really likes the idea or is continuing to toe the company line, this much was clear … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
  • Golf-Bowditch charges two ahead at Byron Nelson

    * Bowditch sets pace with an opening 62 * Walker alone in second after a 64 * Masters champion Spieth cards a 69 (Updates at end of round) May 28 (Reuters) - Steven Bowditch took advantage of a rain-softened layout to move two shots clear at the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • Sources: Pelicans interviewed Vinny Del Negro for coaching job

    Sources: Pelicans interviewed Vinny Del Negro for coaching job

    Warriors assistant Alvin Gentry and former Rockets and Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy are considered frontrunners for the position. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 1 hour 46 minutes ago
  • Winning pro coaches given the boot

    Winning pro coaches given the boot

    So much for the cliché, "Winning cures all." Tom Thibodeau is the latest coach to find out that winning – whether in the form of regularly reaching the playoffs or even winning titles – isn't always enough to create a peaceful and lasting existence … More »

    3 hours ago
  • Accused former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner freed

    Accused former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner freed

    Former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner, who has been accused of soliciting bribes as part of a vast corruption case against senior soccer officials, left jail in Trinidad and Tobago via ambulance on Thursday after he was granted bail, according to … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Australia police weighing probe of FFA payment to Warner

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian police may investigate a payment of $500,000 by Football Federation Australia to Jack Warner after the former soccer powerbroker was arrested in a sweeping corruption probe launched by U.S. authorities … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Angels' Cowgill to DL with wrist sprain

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels have placed outfielder Collin Cowgill on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 26, because of a sprained right wrist, which occurred while he was taking batting practice on Sunday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 10 minutes ago
  • Cavs, Warriors get ample time to rest

    Golden State coach Steve Kerr was chatting with assistant Luke Walton a few minutes before what became the Warriors' clinching victory in the Western Conference Finals, and a realization popped into his head. ''You know what we do now?'' Kerr … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • Carolina's CFO out after nearly 35 years

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Mike Amendola is out as the Carolina Hurricanes' chief financial officer. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 13 minutes ago
  • The curious fantasy case of Rob Gronkowski

    The curious fantasy case of Rob Gronkowski

    Yahoo Sports' Brad Evans breaks down why you should use caution if drafting the Patriots tight end while offering alternatives that could surprise. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 2 hours 14 minutes ago
  • Brampton Beast named Montreal Canadiens' ECHL affiliate

    The Brampton Beast were named the Montreal Canadiens second-tier minor league affiliate on Thursday. The Beast, who will be entering their third year of operations in the fall, were without a major league affiliate in their inaugural ECHL season, … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 17 minutes ago
  • NFL-National Football League roundup

    Running back Adrian Peterson, the only player on the Minnesota Vikings' roster who did not show up for the first week of OTAs, kept his name in the headlines Thursday. Not coincidentally, it was one day after coach Mike Zimmer said Peterson's "not … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 28 minutes ago
  • CFL extends TV/radio/digital contract with TSN/RDS through 2021: a good move?

    CFL extends TV/radio/digital contract with TSN/RDS through 2021: a good move?

    Extending the CFL TV/radio/digital deal with TSN adds stability, but may lower potential profits. … More »

    55 Yard Line - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
  • Blatter defies calls to quit as FIFA scandal widens

    Blatter defies calls to quit as FIFA scandal widens

    By Mike Collett and Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - The corruption charges engulfing world soccer's governing body have heaped shame and humiliation on the game, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said on Thursday, although he flatly rejected calls to … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 36 minutes ago
  • Rangers recall INF Alberto, option Klein

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have recalled infielder Hanser Alberto from Round Rock and optioned right-hander Phil Klein to the Triple-A team. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 41 minutes ago
  • Coyotes sign German F Plachta for 1 year

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Arizona Coyotes have signed German forward Matthias Plachta to a one-year entry-level contract Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 43 minutes ago
  • StewPod #2: Talking sneakers and baseball with Evan Longoria

    StewPod #2: Talking sneakers and baseball with Evan Longoria

    The Rays star joins Mike Oz and Chris Cwik. We also talk about early All-Star voting, the Marlins and much more. … More »

    Big League Stew - 2 hours 44 minutes ago
  • Cano out with flu-like symptoms

    Robinson Cano wasn't in the Seattle Mariners' lineup for the first time this season because of flu-like symptoms. Cano's first day off came Thursday night with the Mariners opening a four-game series against Cleveland. Manager Lloyd McClendon said … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 45 minutes ago
  • THE LATEST: US will vote for Prince Ali in FIFA election

    THE LATEST: US will vote for Prince Ali in FIFA election

    The Latest on FIFA developments: 12:31 a.m. (2231 GMT, 6:31 p.m. EDT) The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president on Friday and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter. Gulati, a member of FIFA's executive … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 49 minutes ago
  • Longtime sports writer Ron Bergman dies at 80

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Longtime Bay Area sports writer and former Associated Press writer Ron Bergman has died. He was 80. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Accused former FIFA vice president, Jack Warner, leaves jail in Trinidad -media

    PORT OF SPAIN, May 28 (Reuters) - Accused former FIFA vice president, Jack Warner, left jail in Trinidad and Tobago via ambulance, according to local media. On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice charged nine officials at FIFA, the global body … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Peterson vents on Twitter over contract

    Peterson vents on Twitter over contract

    Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of Minnesota Vikings' offseason. The former NFL MVP has come under scrutiny from fans after saying … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • NHL-National Hockey League roundup

    The San Jose Sharks announced Peter DeBoer as their new coach on Thursday. The Sharks had been searching for Todd McLellan's replacement since April when it was decided that he would not return for an eighth season in 2015-16. McLellan, who had … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Indians 1B Santana put on paternity list

    SEATTLE (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have placed right-handed reliever Scott Atchison on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained left ankle. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Broncos LB Brandon Marshall recovering from foot surgery

    Broncos LB Brandon Marshall recovering from foot surgery

    Brandon Marshall is putting his foot down - only not the right one, since there are two screws holding it together. Good thing, too, because watching from the sideline this week at voluntary practice has been tough, especially since the Broncos are … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • CFL extends its broadcast agreement with TSN and RDS by three more years

    TSN and RDS have extended their broadcast agreement with the CFL by three years through the 2021 season. Commissioner Jeffrey Orridge made the announcement Thursday at the league's Inside The CFL event. "The CFL’s partnership with TSN and RDS has … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago