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  • Man City's Silva to miss Champions League semi against Real

    Man City's Silva to miss Champions League semi against Real

    (Reuters) - Manchester City will be without play maker David Silva for two to three weeks, ensuring he will definitely miss Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg tie at Real Madrid, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. Pellegrini … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • Ole Miss probes Tunsil being paid remark

    Ole Miss probes Tunsil being paid remark

    Mississippi says it will investigate former offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil's comments that he accepted money from a member of the football staff while playing at the school. Tunsil was the story of the NFL draft after his troubled past, including … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Broncos draft Lynch, so what happens now for Kaepernick, Bradford?

    Broncos draft Lynch, so what happens now for Kaepernick, Bradford?

    After discussing trades for other quarterbacks, Denver moved up in the first round to get Memphis' Paxton Lynch. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 20 minutes ago
  • Hamilton tops 2nd practice in Russia as Vettel's car stops

    Hamilton tops 2nd practice in Russia as Vettel's car stops

    Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in the second practice session for the Russian Grand Prix, while Sebastian Vettel was second despite stopping his Ferrari on the track on Friday. Ahead of qualifying on Saturday, both practice sessions were … More »

    The Canadian Press - 22 minutes ago
  • Marlins' Dee Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

    Reigning NL batting champion Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins says he unknowingly took the performance-enhancing drugs that led to his 80-game suspension, but he'll accept the penalty. The announcement of the suspension by Major League Baseball came … More »

    The Canadian Press - 24 minutes ago
  • Desperate times as Pacers unveil #WeTheGold riposte for Raptors

    Desperate times as Pacers unveil #WeTheGold riposte for Raptors

    An entire country will be watching. And ESPNNews. … More »

    Eh Game - 34 minutes ago
  • Hamilton fastest in Russia, Vettel stops

    Hamilton fastest in Russia, Vettel stops

    By Alan Baldwin SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton boosted his morale with the fastest lap in Russian Grand Prix practice on Friday after Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg set the early pace and Ferrari suffered … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Pochettino plans to extend Tottenham stay with new contract

    Pochettino plans to extend Tottenham stay with new contract

    Mauricio Pochettino plans to extend his Tottenham contract until 2021. The Argentine, who arrived at Tottenham on a five-year contract in 2014, announced on Friday he has verbally agreed to a new five-year deal. ''We started to speak before, a few … More »

    AP - Sports - 43 minutes ago
  • Teacher to run 5K race 6 months after double lung transplant

    Six months to the day after undergoing a life-saving double lung transplant, a Boston school teacher who for his entire life has lived with a disease that robs him of lung capacity is running a 5K charity road race this weekend. Eamonn Kelly, a … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Serena out of Madrid Open due to illness

    Serena out of Madrid Open due to illness

    MADRID (AP) -- Serena Williams will miss the Madrid Open because of illness. … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • One of NHL's last enforcers, retiring Orr still sees place for fighting

    Retiring from the game on Thursday afternoon, Colton Orr exits hockey at a point when the services of players like him are no longer required. Fighting continues to plummet in the NHL as the game gets faster and concussion awareness rises. Orr, … More »

    The Canadian Press - 59 minutes ago
  • In-demand Pochettino extends contract with Spurs until 2021

    In-demand Pochettino extends contract with Spurs until 2021

    Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has agreed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at White Hart Lane until 2021. The Argentine has become one of the most feted coaches in the English game after guiding Spurs into second … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Cyclist Yates can keep racing despite positive doping test

    Cyclist Yates can keep racing despite positive doping test

    British cyclist Simon Yates can continue to race despite a positive doping test during the Paris-Nice race, the International Cycling Union said Friday. An administrative error has been blamed by the Orica GreenEdge team for the positive test on … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Rap it Up? Toronto will treat Game 6 at Indiana like a must-win game

    Rap it Up? Toronto will treat Game 6 at Indiana like a must-win game

    The Toronto Raptors have played like two different teams at times in their first-round NBA playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. Game 5 had a bit of everything — a brutal start, flashes of brilliance, frequent lulls, a stirring comeback and a … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Dee Gordon releases statement on PED suspension

    Dee Gordon releases statement on PED suspension

    Dee Gordon has spoken publicly about his PED suspension, and he doesn't have any more answers than we do. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Safarova, Stosur to play in Prague final

    Safarova, Stosur to play in Prague final

    PRAGUE (AP) -- Second-seeded Lucie Safarova and fourth-seeded Sam Stosur advanced to the Prague Open final on Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Hacked: After bizarre video Tunsil's NFL draft stock drops

    Hacked: After bizarre video Tunsil's NFL draft stock drops

    Laremy Tunsil tumbled down the NFL draft board Thursday night after a bizarre video of him was posted on his Twitter account minutes before the start of the proceedings, potentially costing the offensive lineman millions of dollars. The … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • Aguilar leads as China play suspended

    Aguilar leads as China play suspended

    Felipe Aguilar of Chile shot a 7-under 65 in the second round of the China Open to take a one-stroke lead before play was suspended because of a thunderstorm on Friday. Aguilar, seeking his first European Tour win in two years, fired seven birdies … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • FIFA intervenes in Guinea FA to stop "wrangling"

    FIFA intervenes in Guinea FA to stop "wrangling"

    Guinea's football association (FGF) has become the latest to prompt intervention by soccer's governing body FIFA after football in the West African nation ground to a halt. FIFA said on Friday it would appoint a seven-member "normalisation … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • FIFA intervenes in Guinea Football Association to stop 'wrangling'

    FIFA intervenes in Guinea Football Association to stop 'wrangling'

    Guinea's football association (FGF) has become the latest to prompt intervention by football's governing body FIFA after football in the West African nation ground to a halt. FIFA said on Friday it would appoint a seven-member "normalisation … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Celtics' Swede Jerebko finishes season strong despite loss to Atlanta

    Celtics' Swede Jerebko finishes season strong despite loss to Atlanta

    By Philip O'Connor (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics may have crashed out of the playoffs after being pummeled by Atlanta on their home floor, but power forward Jonas Jerebko is not too down-hearted after finally getting a chance to show the Boston … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • One fight is enough for Hamilton

    One fight is enough for Hamilton

    By Alan Baldwin SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton has one big fight on his hands already this season and he is not spoiling for another, not even for charity and against the man with the broadest smile in Formula One. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • NBA-Celtics' Swede Jerebko finishes season strong despite loss to Atlanta

    By Philip O'Connor April 29 (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics may have crashed out of the playoffs after being pummeled by Atlanta on their home floor, but power forward Jonas Jerebko is not too down-hearted after finally getting a chance to show the … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 3 minutes ago
  • Briton Yates not suspended after failing drug test: UCI

    Briton Yates not suspended after failing drug test: UCI

    British rider Simon Yates, a strong contender to make Britain's Olympic cycling team, will not be provisionally suspended after failing a drugs test, the sport's governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), said on Friday. Yates, one of … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Cyclist Yates not suspended after failing drug test - UCI

    Cyclist Yates not suspended after failing drug test - UCI

    British rider Simon Yates, a strong contender to make Britain's Olympic cycling team, will not be provisionally suspended after failing a drugs test, the sport's governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), said on Friday. Yates, one of … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 9 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Briton Yates not suspended after failing drug test - UCI

    * Yates returns positive test at Paris-Nice * Team blames doctor for error * UCI says he will not be provisionally suspended (Adds UCI statement, reaction) LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) - British rider Simon Yates, a strong contender to make … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 16 minutes ago
  • 'Difficult climate' at Emirates Stadium cost Arsenal league title - Wenger

    'Difficult climate' at Emirates Stadium cost Arsenal league title - Wenger

    A "difficult climate" at Emirates Stadium contributed to Arsenal's poor home form this season and eventually led to the team missing out on a chance to win the Premier League title, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. Among the top five teams, … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 40 minutes ago
  • Sirotkin looking more like the real deal

    Sirotkin looking more like the real deal

    By Alan Baldwin SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Sergey Sirotkin raised eyebrows when he first appeared on the Formula One radar in 2013 as a little-known teen with seemingly wealthy backers but the Russian racer looks more like the real deal now. "When … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 43 minutes ago
  • Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva

    Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva

    The Olympic flame for the Rio de Janeiro Games came to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, where officials said a team of refugee athletes will bring a message of hope for refugees around the world. The flame, which was lit in Greece last week … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 49 minutes ago
  • Ronaldo and Benzema to miss match hoping to be fit for City

    Ronaldo and Benzema to miss match hoping to be fit for City

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says injured forwards Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema will miss Saturday's league match as they focus on getting ready to face Manchester City in the Champions League semifinals. Madrid will be without its two … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Golf-European Tour Latest China Open leaderboard

    April 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest leaderboard in the second round from the European Tour China Open at the par-72 course on Friday in Beijing holesplayed rounds -11 Felipe Aguilar (Chile) 18 68 65 -10 Alexander Noren (Sweden) 18 67 67 Bernd … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • CIAA won't move from NC despite LGBT law

    The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite the state's controversial new LGBT law. The CIAA said in a statement … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • FIFA appoints committee to take over Guinean federation

    FIFA will appoint a normalization committee to take control of the Guinean soccer federation after what it called ''internal wrangles'' brought all competitions in the West African nation to a halt. The committee will be made up of between five and … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open with flu

    Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open with flu

    (Reuters) - Women's world number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open because of flu, the organizers said on Friday. "Unfortunately, I have to withdraw from Madrid because I've been battling the flu and I'm not at 100 percent. I … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Platini appears before top tribunal to appeal six-year ban

    Platini appears before top tribunal to appeal six-year ban

    By Brian Homewood LAUSANNE (Reuters) - Suspended UEFA president Michel Platini appeared before sport's highest tribunal on Friday to appeal against his six-year ban from soccer and said he was optimistic he would win his case, with FIFA … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Michel Platini arrives at CAS to fight 6-year ban by FIFA

    Michel Platini arrives at CAS to fight 6-year ban by FIFA

    Michel Platini has begun his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a six-year ban by FIFA over a $2 million payment approved by Sepp Blatter. The UEFA president did not speak with reporters Friday after arriving for an 8 a.m. (0600 … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Tennis-Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open with flu

    April 29 (Reuters) - Women's world number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open because of flu, the organisers said on Friday. "Unfortunately, I have to withdraw from Madrid because I've been battling the flu and I'm not at 100 … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • ABA owner, envied dealmaker Silna dies

    Ozzie Silna, who turned a fading American Basketball Association franchise into a four-decade windfall of nearly $800 million from the NBA in what's commonly called the greatest deal in sports history, has died at age 83. Silna's younger brother … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Simeone would be branded boring in English football - Allardyce

    Simeone would be branded boring in English football - Allardyce

    (Reuters) - Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce reckons Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone would be labelled boring for his defence-oriented style if the Argentine were managing a Premier League club. A fine defensive display helped Atletico secure a … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • The sad case of Dee Gordon, another unlikely PED user for MLB

    The sad case of Dee Gordon, another unlikely PED user for MLB

    Dee Gordon's All-Star rise was a good story. Now, he's a cautionary tale of why baseball players never seem to learn. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 4 hours ago