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  • Boyle's OT goal lifts Lightning past Islanders

    Boyle's OT goal lifts Lightning past Islanders

    (The Sports Xchange) - Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper and New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano were in agreement on one thing Tuesday night: Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals at Barclays Center was as entertaining as … More »

    Reuters - 2 minutes 29 seconds ago
  • Royals score 3 in ninth in 7-6 comeback win over Nationals

    Royals score 3 in ninth in 7-6 comeback win over Nationals

    It was hard to tell who'd been slumping more lately: Lorenzo Cain or the Kansas City Royals. With one swing of the bat, Cain may have gotten both of them on track. The All-Star outfielder capped a three-run ninth inning with a two-out single to … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 minutes 16 seconds ago
  • NHL-Boyle's OT goal lifts Lightning past Islanders

    Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper and New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano were in agreement on one thing Tuesday night: Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals at Barclays Center was as entertaining as playoff ice hockey gets. … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Boyle's OT goal lifts Lightning past Islanders 5-4 in Game 3

    Boyle's OT goal lifts Lightning past Islanders 5-4 in Game 3

    Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night for a 2-1 lead in their second-round series. Nikita Kucherov tied it in the final minute of regulation, and Ryan … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Predators beat Sharks 4-1, pull within 2-1 in series

    Predators beat Sharks 4-1, pull within 2-1 in series

    Shea Weber scored the go-ahead goal and had an assist and the Nashville Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 Tuesday night to pull within 2-1 in their Western Conference second-round series. James Neal and Filip Forsberg each scored on the … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Predators turn tables on Sharks with 4-1

    Predators turn tables on Sharks with 4-1

    (The Sports Xchange) - There was no third-period explosion from the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, only resolute play by the desperate Nashville Predators. Getting 26 saves from goaltender Pekka Rinne and clutch play from most of their big guns, … More »

    Reuters - 12 minutes ago
  • 2016 QMJHL President's Cup final preview: Cataractes could upset Huskies

    2016 QMJHL President's Cup final preview: Cataractes could upset Huskies

    Rouyn-Noranda's 113 point effort in the regular season netted them the first seed and home ice in the playoffs, and it has paid off so far, but the Shawinigan Cataractes will prove to be a formidable foe as both teams hope to win their first … More »

    Buzzing The Net - 16 minutes ago
  • NHL-Predators turn tables on Sharks with 4-1

    There was no third-period explosion from the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, only resolute play by the desperate Nashville Predators. Getting 26 saves from goaltender Pekka Rinne and clutch play from most of their big guns, Nashville earned their first … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • Nola shuts down Cards in Phils' 1-0 win

    Nola shuts down Cards in Phils' 1-0 win

    Ryan Howard still gets psyched up to play in St. Louis. The Philadelphia first baseman homered and Aaron Nola threw seven innings to lead the Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Philadelphia has won seven of … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Wisler wipes out Mets as Braves beat scuffling Harvey 3-0

    Wisler wipes out Mets as Braves beat scuffling Harvey 3-0

    Matched up against Matt Harvey and a streaking Mets team, Matt Wisler was the one in complete command on the mound. Wisler wiped out New York with eight innings of one-hit ball and Mallex Smith hit a rare Atlanta homer off the scuffling Harvey, … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 minutes ago
  • China sports ministry hauled on the carpet over graft measures

    China's top graft-busting body rapped the sports ministry again on Wednesday for not taking the country's sweeping campaign against corruption seriously enough, summoning in 17 ministry discipline officials to discuss the problem. Corruption in … More »

    Reuters - 25 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Tuesday's MLB games

    Royals 7, Nationals 6 Lorenzo Cain hit a game-winning single, capping the Kansas City Royals' three-run, ninth-inning rally that produced a dramatic 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals slumbered most of the … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • Jack Capuano unhappy with hit that led to Lightning OT winner

    Jack Capuano unhappy with hit that led to Lightning OT winner

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Jack Capuano’s frustration was evident following the New York Islanders’ Game 3 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 32 minutes ago
  • Heat overcome Lowry's heave to win in OT

    Heat overcome Lowry's heave to win in OT

    Goran Dragic scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade had seven of his 24 in overtime after Kyle Lowry's halfcourt shot tied it at the buzzer, and the Miami Heat beat the Toronto Raptors 102-96 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal … More »

    AP - Sports - 35 minutes ago
  • Miami take series opener with overtime win in Toronto

    Miami take series opener with overtime win in Toronto

    (The Sports Xchange) - Goran Dragic's game-high 26 points led the Miami Heat to a 102-96 overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday at Air Canada Center. With the win, the Heat take a 1-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semi-finals series. … More »

    Reuters - 36 minutes ago
  • Renegades may bring back Gayle despite 'don't blush' furore

    Renegades may bring back Gayle despite 'don't blush' furore

    The Melbourne Renegades are considering bringing back Chris Gayle for another 'Big Bash' cricket tournament despite the furore the West Indies batsman caused by asking a reporter out on a date during a televised interview. Gayle was fined A$10,000 … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Suzuki's pinch-hit helps Marlins beat Arizona 7-4

    Suzuki's pinch-hit helps Marlins beat Arizona 7-4

    The Marlins' new fog machine made it tough to see from one side of the clubhouse to the other, and they also cranked up strobe lights and dance music after Tuesday's victory, hoping to establish a celebratory ritual in Miami. Ichiro Suzuki's … More »

    AP - Sports - 40 minutes ago
  • NBA-Miami take series opener with overtime win in Toronto

    Goran Dragic's game-high 26 points led the Miami Heat to a 102-96 overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday at Air Canada Centre. With the win, the Heat take a 1-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semi-finals series. Kyle Lowry hit a … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • Castro, Springer power Houston past Minnesota, 6-4

    Castro, Springer power Houston past Minnesota, 6-4

    Jason Castro and George Springer hit homers and the Houston Astros held on for a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. Castro hit his first homer of the year to lead off the three-run third inning, and Springer hit a shot that … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • White Sox cool Red Sox, improve to 19-8

    White Sox cool Red Sox, improve to 19-8

    Jose Quintana pitched eight crisp innings for his third straight win, and the AL-leading Chicago White Sox cooled off the Boston Red Sox with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night. Jose Abreu had two hits and three RBIs as Chicago ran its record to 19-8 … More »

    AP - Sports - 54 minutes ago
  • O's Trumbo hits 2 HRs, Yanks' skid at 6

    O's Trumbo hits 2 HRs, Yanks' skid at 6

    The Baltimore Orioles put on a complete performance in three key facets of the game: power, pitching and defense. As has become the case recently, the New York Yankees were deficient in each category Tuesday night, and the result of a 4-1 defeat … More »

    AP - Sports - 58 minutes ago
  • Arrieta dominates Pirates again, now 6-0

    Arrieta dominates Pirates again, now 6-0

    Seven months later, the Pittsburgh Pirates still can't hit Jake Arrieta. The Chicago Cubs ace scattered two hits in seven shutout innings in a 7-1 victory that looked more than a little like Arrieta's dominant performance in an NL wild-card playoff … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • White Sox to cut LHP Danks on Thursday

    White Sox to cut LHP Danks on Thursday

    Sitting on top of the American League, the Chicago White Sox are going to try a new plan for one of their biggest problems. Left-hander John Danks is out after a 10-year run in Chicago, and Erik Johnson will be promoted on Thursday to start against … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Tony X. celebrated by St. Louis Blues at Game 3

    Tony X. celebrated by St. Louis Blues at Game 3

    The Blues paid tribute to Holmes at the first TV timeout, showing him on the jumbotron showing one of his signature tweets from Game 7. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Lowry's long bomb forces overtime, but Raptors lose to Heat 102-96

    On a night the Toronto Raptors played poorly, they very nearly pulled off a victory after Kyle Lowry's long-distance buzzer-beater forced overtime. Jonas Valanciunas had 24 points and 14 rebounds, DeMar DeRozan added 22 points, Terrence Ross … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Giants rally for 3-1 win against Reds' record-bad bullpen

    Giants rally for 3-1 win against Reds' record-bad bullpen

    Upset with himself for striking out with two runners in scoring position, Jeff Samardzija snapped his bat over his left thigh while heading back to the dugout - an unusual show of frustration for a pitcher on his way to a win. Samardzija went eight … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Chris Carter goes deep twice, Brewers beat Angels 5-4

    Chris Carter goes deep twice, Brewers beat Angels 5-4

    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Chris Carter hit two long home runs and drove in three, Junior Guerra won his first career major league start, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied from an early four-run deficit to beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • NFL overturned Duane Brown's suspension for...contaminated beef?

    NFL overturned Duane Brown's suspension for...contaminated beef?

    The Houston Texans offensive lineman was facing a 10-game suspension but it was overturned for a legitimate but strange reason. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Smoak's second HR lifts Jays in 10th

    Smoak's second HR lifts Jays in 10th

    TORONTO (AP) -- Justin Smoak's first two home runs of the season, a tying drive in the ninth inning and two-run shot in the 10th, led the Toronto Blue Jays over the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Lowry Beats The Buzzer To Force Overtime

    Lowry Beats The Buzzer To Force Overtime

    Kyle Lowry drains the impossible shot to send Game 1 into overtime. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • Bodies Fly In Toronto

    Bodies Fly In Toronto

    The Raptors grab the loose ball as bodies fly in Toronto. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • Trayce Thompson smashed a home run that didn't come down

    Trayce Thompson smashed a home run that didn't come down

    Dodgers outfielder had a big night at Tampa Bay, including the most interesting home run of the night. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • Indians get to Verlander, top Tigers 7-3

    Indians get to Verlander, top Tigers 7-3

    Francisco Lindor's big games are becoming a daily occurrence. Cleveland's 22-year-old shortstop did it again in Tuesday night's 7-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Lindor hit a three-run homer off Justin Verlander, scored three times and fell a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • NFLPA issues warning about contaminated meat

    (The Sports Xchange) - The NFL Players Association is warning players about eating meat from China and Mexico that might be contaminated. In a letter to players and shared on social media by at least two players -- Arizona's Patrick Peterson and … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • NFL-NFLPA issues warning about contaminated meat

    The NFL Players Association is warning players about eating meat from China and Mexico that might be contaminated. In a letter to players and shared on social media by at least two players -- Arizona's Patrick Peterson and Baltimore's Steve Smith … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 32 minutes ago
  • Justin Smoak goes deep twice, Jays beat Rangers 3-1 in 10 innings

    Justin Smoak tied the game in the ninth, then hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday. Smoak sent the first pitch he saw off Rangers reliever Phil Klein in the 10th … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Dodgers end funk, Kazmir wins 100th

    Dodgers end funk, Kazmir wins 100th

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Trayce Thompson, Joc Pederson and Yasiel Puig homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers pulled out of an offensive funk with a 10-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
  • Australia's Tomic slammed for match point 'tank'

    Australia's Tomic slammed for match point 'tank'

    Bernard Tomic's on-court commitment has come under renewed scrutiny after the Australian played match point holding his racquet backwards in defeat to Fabio Fognini at the Madrid Open. Tomic, down 0-40 as Italian Fognini sought to serve out the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • 'DWTS' Week 7: Antonio Brown tangoes in the temple of doom. What?

    'DWTS' Week 7: Antonio Brown tangoes in the temple of doom. What?

    Another NFL star was sent home from the reality series this week. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • U.S. FCC approves Altice purchase of Cablevision Systems

    U.S. FCC approves Altice purchase of Cablevision Systems

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said late on Tuesday it had approved European telecoms group Altice NV's acquisition of U.S. cable company Cablevision Systems Corp in a $17.7 billion (12 … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 58 minutes ago