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  1. Bizarre finish costs Vegas big bucks
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    Bizarre finish costs Vegas big bucks

  2. Masahiro Tanaka named Yankees' opening day starter
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    Masahiro Tanaka named Yankees' opening day starter

  3. NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta
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    NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

  4. Michigan State's March magic continues
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    Michigan State's March magic continues

  5. How Justise Winslow's fast rise helped lead Duke to NCAA tournament's Elite Eight
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    How Justise Winslow's fast rise helped lead Duke to NCAA tournament's Elite Eight

  6. Who can challenge Kentucky?
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    Who can challenge Kentucky?

  7. Gonzaga's big guys lead team to Elite Eight
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    Gonzaga's big guys lead team to Elite Eight

  8. John Wall saves Wizards in regulation, seals 2OT win over Hornets
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    John Wall saves Wizards in regulation, seals 2OT win over Hornets

  9. Rick Pitino unearths another unlikely hero as Louisville surges into Elite Eight
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    Rick Pitino unearths another unlikely hero as Louisville surges into Elite Eight

  10. Justise Winslow is Duke's unsung hero
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    Justise Winslow is Duke's unsung hero

  11. Louisville's leader makes Cardinals elite
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    Louisville's leader makes Cardinals elite

  12. NHL Three Stars: Wild douse Flames; Atkinson tricks Chicago; Oilers shut-out Stars
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    NHL Three Stars: Wild douse Flames; Atkinson tricks Chicago; Oilers shut-out Stars

  • Hamilton secures pole in wet Malaysian qualifying

    Hamilton secures pole in wet Malaysian qualifying

    SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - World champion Lewis Hamilton dodged the puddles to secure pole position for Mercedes at a rainy Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday, the Briton surviving a scare to claim first place ahead of Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari. … More »

    Reuters - 15 minutes ago
  • New Zealand held to a draw by Portugal in Hong Kong Sevens

    New Zealand held to a draw by Portugal in Hong Kong Sevens

    New Zealand's much vaunted rugby sevens outfit were held to a humbling 24-24 draw by unheralded Portugal on the second day of the Hong Kong sevens on Saturday. The defending champions had begun their campaign with a 26-7 win over Scotland on Friday … More »

    Reuters - 22 minutes ago
  • Montenegrin FA blasts fans after Euro qualifier abandoned

    Montenegrin FA blasts fans after Euro qualifier abandoned

    Montenegrin soccer fans who keep causing trouble and forced Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Russia to be abandoned are hypocrites and barbarians, the general secretary of the Adriatic republic's football association said. The Group G match … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Kenya sweep World Cross Country Championship gold

    (Reuters) - Kenya strode to gold in both the men's and women's races at the World Cross Country Championships in China on Saturday with 19-year-old Agnes Tirop and Geoffrey Kipsang taking their first titles. Her five-second victory on an old horse … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Tuktamysheva eases to gold in Shanghai

    Tuktamysheva eases to gold in Shanghai

    Russia's Elizaveta Tuktamysheva added the World Championship title to her European crown after a solid, if not spectacular, free skate in Shanghai on Saturday gave her a comprehensive victory. The 18-year-old had a big lead after landing a rarely … More »

    Reuters - 41 minutes ago
  • Cape Horn, bergs and a storm await battered global race fleet

    Cape Horn, bergs and a storm await battered global race fleet

    Volvo Ocean Race's six-strong fleet, already battered by the Southern Ocean, sails in to the toughest part of the nine-month marathon offshore challenge over the next two days. The region is the only time in the 38,738-nautical mile race where the … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • Sailing-Cape Horn, bergs and a storm await battered global race fleet

    Volvo Ocean Race's six-strong fleet, already battered by the Southern Ocean, sails in to the toughest part of the nine-month marathon offshore challenge over the next two days. The region is the only time in the 38,738-nautical mile race where the … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Nadal, Murray advance in Miami

    Nadal, Murray advance in Miami

    Rafa Nadal and Andy Murray got their Miami Open bids off to a solid start with straight sets victories at Key Biscayne on Friday. Nadal defeated fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-4 6-2 in 89 minutes in windy conditions as he began his campaign to … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Kenya sweep World Cross Country Championship gold

    Kenya strode to gold in both the men's and women's races at the World Cross Country Championships in China on Saturday with 19-year-old Agnes Tirop and Geoffrey Kipsang taking their first titles. Her five-second victory on an old horse racing track … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

    Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - ChemChina's takeover of Pirelli will not affect the Italian tiremaker's involvement in Formula One, Pirelli motorsport head Paul Hembery said on Saturday. "Motorsport for Pirelli remains a key aspect of … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Formula One - Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

    Formula One - Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - ChemChina's takeover of Pirelli will not affect the Italian tyremaker's involvement in Formula One, Pirelli motorsport head Paul Hembery said on Saturday. "It is very much business as normal," he told … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • Russia launch protest following Montenegro match

    Russia launch protest following Montenegro match

    By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Football Union has launched a protest against the decision by UEFA officials to continue the Euro 2016 qualifier against Montenegro despite goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev being hit by a flare in the … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
  • Goalscorer Morata hailed as 'the future of Spain'

    Goalscorer Morata hailed as 'the future of Spain'

    Alvaro Morata was designated "the future of the national team" after the Juventus forward fired holders Spain to a 1-0 win against Ukraine in Euro 2016 qualifying in Seville on Friday. There was a strong element of luck about Morata's 28th minute … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 26 minutes ago
  • Indonesia lashes out at exiting shuttlers

    A senior Indonesian badminton official has slammed shuttlers Tommy Sugiarto and Simon Santoso and accused them of being mentally weak after the duo quit the national side earlier this year. "Experienced players like them are expected to be the role … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Rosberg heads Mercedes one-two in final practice

    Rosberg heads Mercedes one-two in final practice

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg led a Mercedes one-two in the final free practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix, the German edging out Lewis Hamilton by 0.184 seconds a few hours ahead of qualifying on Saturday. … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Rosberg leads Hamilton in Malaysian GP practice

    Rosberg leads Hamilton in Malaysian GP practice

    Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton set the fastest times in Saturday's pre-qualifying practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix, putting the team on track for another front-row grid lockout. Rosberg set the fastest time of 1 … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Badminton-Indonesia lashes out at exiting shuttlers

    A senior Indonesian badminton official has slammed shuttlers Tommy Sugiarto and Simon Santoso and accused them of being mentally weak after the duo quit the national side earlier this year. "Experienced players like them are expected to be the role … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • How Justise Winslow's fast rise helped lead Duke to NCAA tournament's Elite Eight

    How Justise Winslow's fast rise helped lead Duke to NCAA tournament's Elite Eight

    Initially overshadowed by the Blue Devils' other star freshmen, Justise Winslow helped carry Duke past Utah. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Commentary - 3 hours ago
  • Malaysia poised to sign new F1 hosting deal

    Malaysia poised to sign new F1 hosting deal

    Malaysian Grand Prix organizers are poised to sign a new three-year contract to host Formula One at the Sepang International Circuit, with a final agreement expected next month. SIC chairman Mokhzani Tun Mahathir told The Associated Press on … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Duke bettors win on final free throw, cover spread thanks to replay review adding 0.6 seconds

    Duke bettors win on final free throw, cover spread thanks to replay review adding 0.6 seconds

    Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree. The free throw allowed the top-seeded Blue Devils to cover a 5-point spread on Friday night, topping the Utes by 6 at … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

    NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

    It was inevitable, but the Hawks have captured the East's No. 1 seed in a stunning season. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 4 hours ago
  • Bizarre finish costs Vegas big bucks

    Bizarre finish costs Vegas big bucks

    Yahoo Sports' Evan Doherty explains how a late foul call in the Duke-Utah Sweet 16 matchup had heavy betting implications … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 4 hours ago
  • Police make arrest in bomb threat made to courthouse where Aaron Hernandez trial is being held

    Police have arrested a man who they say called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Massachusetts courthouse where Aaron Hernandez's murder trial is being held. Fall River police arrested 55-year-old Paul Haddad of Westwood on … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • Arrest in Hernandez case bomb threat

    Police have arrested a man who they say called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Massachusetts courthouse where Aaron Hernandez's murder trial is being held. Fall River police arrested 55-year-old Paul Haddad of Westwood on … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Michigan State's March magic continues

    Michigan State's March magic continues

    Yahoo Sports' Brad Evans on how Tom Izzo and Travis Trice played a big role in the Spartans' Elite Eight win. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 4 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Russell Wilson back in the pocket with Rangers

    LEADING OFF: Russell Wilson back in the pocket with Rangers

    A look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona today: … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Gonzalez exits, Shields struggles as Padres beat Rockies

    Colorado right fielder Carlos Gonzalez left with pain in his surgically-repaired left knee, and new San Diego ace James Shields struggled in the Padres' 7-5 victory over the Rockies on Friday night. Gonzalez exited after striking out in the top of … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Ailing Crowe pens emotional tribute before World Cup final

    Ailing Crowe pens emotional tribute before World Cup final

    By Julian Linden MELBOURNE (Reuters) - New Zealand's former cricket captain Martin Crowe, who is terminally ill with lymphoma, has penned a moving tribute to his countrymen ahead of Sunday's World Cup final against Australia. In a heart-wrenching … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Cousins' Big Night

    Cousins' Big Night

    DeMarcus Cousins dominates versus the Pelicans and finishes with 39 points and 20 rebounds. … More »

    NBA.com - 4 hours ago
  • Dodgers' Greinke struggles in 8-4 loss to Giants

    Dodgers' Greinke struggles in 8-4 loss to Giants

    Zack Greinke struggled with his command in his fourth spring start, allowing five hits in 3 2/3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Friday night. After retiring the Giants' first three batters in a crisp first … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Guards key to advancement in women's NCAA Tournament

    Guards key to advancement in women's NCAA Tournament

    It was a sweet night for guards in the regional semifinals of the women's basketball NCAA Tournament. Niya Johnson of Baylor, Lindsay Allen of Notre Dame, Leticia Romero of Florida State and Tiffany Mitchell of South Carolina all helped their teams … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Aldridge rallies Blazers past Suns

    Aldridge rallies Blazers past Suns

    History and a tepid shooting performance were working against the Portland Trail Blazers. Portland made just 36 of 89 shots for the game and had not won in Phoenix since December 2010, a streak of seven straight losses. The Blazers, though, used a … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Bachman gets shutout, Oilers cool Stars

    Bachman gets shutout, Oilers cool Stars

    Richard Bachman got a win against his former team, and put a dent in their playoff chances. Bachman made 29 saves for his second NHL shutout and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Friday night. ''On a selfish note, it feels good to … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Gennett, Lucroy power Brewers to 8-6 win over Reds

    Gennett, Lucroy power Brewers to 8-6 win over Reds

    Scooter Gennett opened the game with a solo homer and Jonathan Lucroy had a two-run shot in the first inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Gennett's homer was his first of the spring and … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Friday's Sports In Brief

    Mike Krzyzewski and Duke are one win away from getting back to the NCAA Final Four, this time with a talented group of freshmen. Justise Winslow, the freshman from Houston playing at home the day after his 19th birthday, had 21 points and 10 … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Wild score 3 in 3rd to get past Flames

    Wild score 3 in 3rd to get past Flames

    The Minnesota Wild poured it on in the third period against the Calgary Flames. Thomas Vanek and Mikko Koivu scored early in a three-goal third period and the Wild pulled away to beat the Flames 4-2 on Friday night. Matt Dumba and Zach Parise also … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Mar. 27: Top 10

    Mar. 27: Top 10

    Get the best from Friday night's action in the NBA in this top ten! … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago
  • Justise Winslow is Duke's unsung hero

    Justise Winslow is Duke's unsung hero

    Yahoo Sports' Brad Evans explains why the freshman played a key role behind the Blue Devils' success in reaching the Elite Eight. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 5 hours ago
  • Skill, not emotion, wins World Cups, says retiring Clarke

    Skill, not emotion, wins World Cups, says retiring Clarke

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's retiring one-day captain Michael Clarke has urged his players to put "skill over emotion" in their bid to down New Zealand in Sunday's World Cup final, though his swan-song is sure to imbue the match … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Jazz vs. Nuggets

    Jazz vs. Nuggets

    Ty Lawson scores 18 points and dishes out 9 assists as the Nuggets defeat the Jazz 107-91. … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago