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

  2. Aaron Hernandez, upbeat murder defendant
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    Aaron Hernandez, upbeat murder defendant

  3. 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

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

  5. 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

  6. 51-year-old long jumper eying world record, Olympic return
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    51-year-old long jumper eying world record, Olympic return

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. (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

  10. Patriots fail to pick up Vine Wilfork's option, ending an era
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    Patriots fail to pick up Vine Wilfork's option, ending an era

  11. 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

  12. 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

  • Patriots fail to pick up Vine Wilfork's option, ending an era

    Patriots fail to pick up Vine Wilfork's option, ending an era

    Patriots nose tackle Vince Wilfork found out Tuesday night that the only NFL team he has known will not pick up his option. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 5 minutes ago
  • More Mercedes dominance looms heading into new Formula 1 season

    More Mercedes dominance looms heading into new Formula 1 season

    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 »

    The Canadian Press - 10 minutes ago
  • Despite tensions, 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 »

    The Canadian Press - 19 minutes ago
  • Kazakh organizers to save $500M by changing venue plans in bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

    Organizers of Almaty's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics say they will save more than $500 million through several changes in their venue plans. The Kazakh city says Thursday it has made its bid "more efficient" and "more affordable" in line with … More »

    The Canadian Press - 31 minutes ago
  • Hinchcliffe to be sponsored by Arrow Electronics at SPM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has signed technology company Arrow Electronics as primary sponsor for new driver James Hinchcliffe. … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • 2016 Rolex race to be 1st event at renovated Daytona

    Daytona International Speedway will showcase its renovated motorsports stadium next January with the 54th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The 24-hour sports car event will be held Jan. 30-31 and will be the first event upon the completion of … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Djokovic to face Delic in opening match

    Djokovic to face Delic in opening match

    Novak Djokovic will play Mate Delic in the opening singles Friday when Serbia takes on Croatia in the first round of the Davis Cup. Thursday's draw also pit Viktor Troicki against talented Croatian teen Borna Coric. In Satruday's doubles, Nenad … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • Wozniacki beats Zhu to reach quarterfinals at Malaysian Open

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Zhu Lin of China 6-4, 6-1 Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 44 minutes ago
  • Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombing

    It didn't take long for prosecutors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial to convey the sense of fear, pain and grief caused by the 2013 attack. On the first day of testimony Wednesday in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose lawyer admitted he … More »

    AP - Sports - 44 minutes ago
  • Steelers' Adams sues 3 men acquitted in attack for assault

    Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Mike Adams has sued three men who were acquitted of criminal charges that they attacked him outside a sandwich shop in June 2013. Adams' lawsuit filed Wednesday claims Jerrell Whitlock, Dquay Means and Michael … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Senegal name ex-captain Cisse as coach

    Senegal name ex-captain Cisse as coach

    DAKAR (Reuters) - Former international defender Aliou Cisse, who captained Senegal when they reached the World Cup quarter-finals in 2002, was on Thursday named as national team coach, the country’s football federation said. A brief statement said … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • 'It WAS him': Defence attorney admits Tsarnaev carried out Boston Marathon bombing

    'It WAS him': Defence attorney admits Tsarnaev carried out Boston Marathon bombing

    In a startling opening statement at the biggest U.S. terrorism trial in decades, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's own lawyer told a jury that the 21-year-old former college student committed the Boston Marathon bombing. "It WAS him," said defence attorney Judy … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 12 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 - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • On the wild slide: Lake Placid site offers skeleton rides

    The site of the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid offers the rare chance to try this lesser known sliding sport on its twisting sled run. ''A lot faster than I thought it was going to be,'' said Scott Hayes of Toronto. ''You think, 'Ah well, I … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Germany's Struff to open Davis Cup match against Simon

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Jan-Lennard Struff will make his Davis Cup debut for Germany when he opens the best-of-five series against French player Gilles Simon. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • Andy Murray drawn to play Donald Young in Davis Cup

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- Former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion Andy Murray will play No. 47-ranked Donald Young in the opening singles of Britain's Davis Cup match against the United States. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • Lukas Rosol opens Davis Cup for Czechs

    OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) -- Lukas Rosol will open against Thanasi Kokkinakis on Friday when the Czech Republic faces Australia in the first round of the Davis Cup. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
  • Dumped F1 driver takes action against Sauber - reports

    REUTERS - Dumped Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde has taken legal action ahead of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix to press his claim to a drive with Sauber, Australian media reported on Thursday. Van der Garde was test driver for the Swiss … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • Almaty to save $500 million in bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

    Organizers of Almaty's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics say they will save more than $500 million through several changes in their venue plans. The changes include eliminating the planned venue at Shymbulak and Tau Park and relocating all Alpine … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • Arsenal in familiar territory, leading the chasing bunch

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - With 10 games of the Premier League season remaining Arsenal find themselves in familiar territory. On the down side they are too far back for a serious title push and are facing a European exit at the hands of … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
  • Indian board warns Kohli against repeat of misbehaviour

    Indian board warns Kohli against repeat of misbehaviour

    India's batting mainstay Virat Kohli has been censured for his ugly outburst against a travelling Indian journalist in Perth and has been advised to maintain dignity, the country's cricket board said on Thursday. Known equally for his silken touch … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 6 minutes ago
  • BCCI warns Virat Kohli against repeat of misbehaviour

    BCCI warns Virat Kohli against repeat of misbehaviour

    India's batting mainstay Virat Kohli has been censured for his ugly outburst against a travelling Indian journalist in Perth and has been advised to maintain dignity, the country's cricket board said on Thursday. Known equally for his silken touch … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Park, Tseng share lead in Singapore

    Park, Tseng share lead in Singapore

    Inbee Park and Yani Tseng both shot 6-under 66 on Thursday to share the lead after the opening round of the HSBC Women's Champions. Park's sixth birdie on the par-5 18th at Sentosa Golf Club left her tied with Tseng, who carded seven birdies and … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 14 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 - 2 hours 19 minutes 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 - 2 hours 23 minutes ago
  • Upbeat McIlroy aims for Doral bounceback after missed cut

    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 - 2 hours 25 minutes ago
  • Formula One - Marussia look at young talent to complete lineup

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - The revived Manor Marussia Formula One team have indicated they are more likely to sign a promising young rookie than an established name to complete their driver lineup. The remaining seat at Marussia, who came … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 27 minutes ago
  • Marussia look at young talent to complete lineup

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - The revived Manor Marussia Formula One team have indicated they are more likely to sign a promising young rookie than an established name to complete their driver lineup. The remaining seat at Marussia, who came … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 28 minutes ago
  • 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 - 2 hours 35 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 - 2 hours 36 minutes ago
  • 2015 Formula One Teams and Drivers

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

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 36 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 - 2 hours 43 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 - 2 hours 43 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 - 2 hours 45 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 - 2 hours 55 minutes ago
  • Sunderland manager Poyet charged with improper conduct

    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 - 3 hours 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 - 3 hours 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 - 3 hours 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 - 3 hours 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 - 3 hours ago