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  1. Connor McDavid offers Oilers management another chance at redemption
    Josh Cooper

    Connor McDavid offers Oilers management another chance at redemption

  2. Josh Donaldson's walk-off home run caps Blue Jays comeback victory
    Mark Townsend

    Josh Donaldson's walk-off home run caps Blue Jays comeback victory

  3. Vladimir Tarasenko hat-trick evens Blues series with Wild
    Josh Cooper

    Vladimir Tarasenko hat-trick evens Blues series with Wild

  4. Silfverberg's winner with 19.8-seconds left puts Ducks up 2-0 on Jets
    Jen Neale

    Silfverberg's winner with 19.8-seconds left puts Ducks up 2-0 on Jets

  5. Sabres GM Tim Murray: ‘I’m disappointed for our fans’
    Greg Wyshynski

    Sabres GM Tim Murray: ‘I’m disappointed for our fans’

  6. Fed Cup turning out to be tough times, not a new beginning, for Eugenie Bouchard
    Stephanie Myles

    Fed Cup turning out to be tough times, not a new beginning, for Eugenie Bouchard

  7. Lightning strikes Mrazek to even series against Red Wings
    Josh Cooper

    Lightning strikes Mrazek to even series against Red Wings

  8. NHL Three Stars: Tarasenko and Johnson dazzle in series-tying wins
    Josh Cooper

    NHL Three Stars: Tarasenko and Johnson dazzle in series-tying wins

  9. Daily Dime: Stephen Strasburg, Matt Harvey and bargain hitting
    Dalton Del Don

    Daily Dime: Stephen Strasburg, Matt Harvey and bargain hitting

  10. Senators host fan in owner’s suite after she was harassed in Montreal
    Greg Wyshynski

    Senators host fan in owner’s suite after she was harassed in Montreal

  11. Sidney Crosby scores twice in Game 2, answers ‘what happened to Sidney Crosby?’
    Greg Wyshynski

    Sidney Crosby scores twice in Game 2, answers ‘what happened to Sidney Crosby?’

  12. Stephen Curry's theatrics carry Warriors past Pelicans in gritty Game 1
    Marc J. Spears

    Stephen Curry's theatrics carry Warriors past Pelicans in gritty Game 1

  • Senators host fan in owner’s suite after she was harassed in Montreal

    Senators host fan in owner’s suite after she was harassed in Montreal

    One such visit was Game 2 of their Atlantic Division playoff series on Friday night – a game during which she said they suffered assault and harassment from Canadiens fans, with Bell Centre employees doing nothing to help them. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 4 minutes 20 seconds ago
  • Russia to spend $7.7 million on sports centres in Crimea

    The Russian government is to build two sports centres in Crimea as the country looks to increase its influence in the peninsula which it annexed last year. Russian Minister for Sport Vitaly Mutko said the centres would act as warm weather training … More »

    Reuters - 10 minutes ago
  • Holders Czech Republic beat France to reach Fed Cup final

    Holders Czech Republic beat France to reach Fed Cup final

    PARIS (Reuters) - Holders Czech Republic reached their second consecutive Fed Cup final when Petra Kvitova beat Caroline Garcia 6-4 6-4 to give her team an unassailable 3-0 lead over France on Sunday. The Czech will face either Russia or Germany in … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • Ecclestone gives Azerbaijan the all-clear

    Ecclestone gives Azerbaijan the all-clear

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One has no qualms about holding a grand prix in Azerbaijan next year despite concerns raised by rights activists, the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday. This year is the 11th … More »

    Reuters - 38 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Holders Czech Republic beat France to reach Fed Cup final

    PARIS, April 19 (Reuters) - Holders Czech Republic reached their second consecutive Fed Cup final when Petra Kvitova beat Caroline Garcia 6-4 6-4 to give her team an unassailable 3-0 lead over France on Sunday. The Czech will face either Russia or … More »

    Reuters - 51 minutes ago
  • West Indies drop spinner Benn for second test

    (Reuters) - West Indies have dropped spinner Sulieman Benn for the second test against England starting in Grenada on Tuesday. Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was added to the squad which drew the first match of the series in Antigua last week. “We … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinal Czech Republic v France latest

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinal match between Czech Republic and France on Sunday 1-Czech Republic beat France 3-0 On SaturdayPetra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Kristina Mladenovic (France) 6-3 6-4 Lucie … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinal latest

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinal matches on Sunday Semifinal1-Czech Republic beat France 3- 0 4-Russia lead 2-Germany 2- 1 … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Overriding sense of relief as PSV end title drought

    An emphatic win for PSV Eindhoven to clinch the Dutch league title on Saturday confirmed their dominance this season and brought a great sense of relief to the club. PSV beat Heerenveen 4-1 at home to move out of reach of second-placed Ajax … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinal Russia v Germany Fixture

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixture from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinal match between Russia and Germany on Sunday 4-Russia lead 2-Germany 2-1 On SaturdayAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) beat Sabine Lisicki (Germany) 4-6 7-6(4) 6-3 Svetlana … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Egypt court seeks death sentence for 11 in football stadium case - TV

    Egypt court seeks death sentence for 11 in football stadium case - TV

    An Egyptian court on Sunday took a step towards imposing the death penalty on 11 men for involvement in deadly football stadium violence in 2012, in a court session shown on television. The judge referred the sentencing to Egypt's Grand Mufti, the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • Maclaren hat-trick powers under-fire Perth Glory to win

    Perth Glory fans finally had something to cheer about after striker Jamie Maclaren's maiden A-League hat-trick powered them to a 3-1 victory against a 10-man Melbourne City on Sunday. Glory are now third with 47 points -- three behind leaders … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Toure being made Man City scapegoat, says agent

    Yaya Toure is being made a scapegoat for Manchester City's poor season and underfire boss Manuel Pellegrini is a "weak manager", according to the Ivorian midfielder's agent Dimitri Seluk. Champions City have faded dramatically since the turn of the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • Thai Kiradech prevails in playoff to win in Shenzhen

    Thai Kiradech prevails in playoff to win in Shenzhen

    (Reuters) - Big-hitting Thai Kiradech Aphibarnrat eagled the penultimate hole to force a playoff and then prevailed over Chinese teen Li Hao-tong at the Shenzhen International to claim his second European Tour title on Sunday. The 19-year-old … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Modric set to miss rest of La Liga season with knee injury

    Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has suffered knee ligament damage and could miss the rest of the La Liga season, the club said on Sunday. Modric went off injured during the second half of Real’s 3-1 victory over Malaga on Saturday. “A sprained … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Golf-Thai Kiradech prevails in playoff to win in Shenzhen

    Big-hitting Thai Kiradech Aphibarnrat eagled the penultimate hole to force a playoff and then prevailed over Chinese teen Li Hao-tong at the Shenzhen International to claim his second European Tour title on Sunday. The 19-year-old Chinese golfer … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 17 minutes ago
  • Master tactician Mourinho sets Chelsea apart

    Master tactician Mourinho sets Chelsea apart

    By Tom Hayward LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea have a squad brimming with world-class players but it is the tactical astuteness of manager Jose Mourinho that has given them a clear edge in the Premier League title race. Mourinho's side opened up a … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 40 minutes ago
  • Golf-European Tour Shenzhen International scores

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Shenzhen International at the par-72 course on Sunday in Shenzhen PLAY-OFF 1 Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Thailand) after 1 2 Li Haotong (China) after 1 REGULAR ROUNDS -12 Kiradech Aphibarnrat … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Injury crisis threatens Real's trophy aspirations

    Injury crisis threatens Real's trophy aspirations

    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Real Madrid's trophy aspirations could well depend on how well they cope with an injury crisis that sees Gareth Bale and Luka Modric in the treatment room. Both were substituted during Real's 3-1 victory over … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Kim holes out from fairway to win LOTTE Championship

    Kim holes out from fairway to win LOTTE Championship

    (Reuters) - LPGA Tour rookie Kim Sei-Young produced a stunning turnaround to win the LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Saturday, chipping in to force a playoff with Park In-bee before holing out from 150 yards to beat the world number three on the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Nadal confident he on right path despite loss to Djokovic

    Nadal confident he on right path despite loss to Djokovic

    Although comprehensively beaten by Novak Djokovic on the Monte Carlo semi-finals, claycourt king Rafa Nadal believes he is on the right path as his beloved French Open looms. The Spaniard, looking to clinch a record-extending 10th title at Roland … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Phelps fails to qualify for 400m freestyle final

    Phelps fails to qualify for 400m freestyle final

    (Reuters) - Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps suffered his first setback in his return to the pool after he failed to qualify for the 400 metres freestyle final in Mesa, Arizona on Friday. Phelps, competing first time following a six-month … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Juve near title after dispatching Lazio

    Juve near title after dispatching Lazio

    By Jacopo Lamonaco ROME (Reuters) - Juventus defeated second-placed Lazio 2-0 at home on Saturday to take another huge step towards their fourth straight Serie A title and boost their confidence for Wednesday's crunch Champions League clash in … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Reading keeper's error sees Arsenal reach FA Cup final

    Reading keeper's error sees Arsenal reach FA Cup final

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - FA Cup holders Arsenal were taken to extra time before a horrendous error by Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici brought the Championship side's dream to an end in a 2-1 semi-final defeat on Saturday. Arsenal's Alexis … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Djokovic sweeps Nadal aside in Monte Carlo semi

    Djokovic sweeps Nadal aside in Monte Carlo semi

    World number one Novak Djokovic laid down an early French Open marker when he reached the Monte Carlos Masters final with a comprehensive 6-3 6-3 win over eight-times champion Rafa Nadal on Saturday. Serbian Djokovic, who ended Nadal's reign on the … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Merritt leads by three, Spieth in the hunt

    Merritt leads by three, Spieth in the hunt

    (Reuters) - Unheralded American Troy Merritt moved one step closer to his maiden PGA Tour title by claiming a three-stroke lead after Saturday's third round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina. Merritt, ranked 249th in the world and making his … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Hamilton on pole in Bahrain as Rosberg slips up

    Hamilton on pole in Bahrain as Rosberg slips up

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton drove his 'beast' of a Mercedes to a fourth successive pole position on Saturday while team mate Nico Rosberg failed to make the front row at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Messi's 400th goal lifts Barca, win for Real

    Messi's 400th goal lifts Barca, win for Real

    Lionel Messi hit his 400th goal for La Liga leaders Barcelona deep into stoppage time to seal a 2-0 win over Valencia on Saturday while Real Madrid maintained their pursuit by defeating Malaga 3-1. Barca have 78 points, two more than second-placed … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Chelsea two games from title after beating United

    Chelsea two games from title after beating United

    By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea's 1-0 win over Manchester United on Saturday opened up a 10-point lead and sent the engravers off to sharpen their tools as the Londoners' name looks set to be carved on the Premier League trophy. … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Hughes' bat, jerseys head to Mount Everest

    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Chhurim Sherpa began her journey for a third ascent to Mount Everest on Sunday but this time some odd items were also part of her climbing gear. Chhurim, who is the first woman to climb the 8,850 metre (29,035 … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Alex Torres earns first career save while wearing new protective headgear

    Alex Torres earns first career save while wearing new protective headgear

    Torres was the first pitcher to wear a padded cap last season, but this is an entirely new model. … More »

    Big League Stew - 5 hours ago
  • Silfverberg's winner with 19.8-seconds left puts Ducks up 2-0 on Jets

    Silfverberg's winner with 19.8-seconds left puts Ducks up 2-0 on Jets

    Silfverberg scores with 19.8-seconds left, put Ducks up 2-0 on Jets … More »

    Puck Daddy - 5 hours ago
  • Capitals goalie Holtby healthy, ready for Game 3 at Isles

    Capitals goalie Holtby healthy, ready for Game 3 at Isles

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Capitals goalie Braden Holtby wasn't sure what felt worse: Sitting out a playoff game because of an illness, or watching the Capitals fall behind the New York Islanders by two goals before rallying for a victory. … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Wainwright set to see Reds, Holt a hit machine

    LEADING OFF: Wainwright set to see Reds, Holt a hit machine

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Predict this: Harden leads 7 in double figures, Rockets take Game 1 over Mavs

    Predict this: Harden leads 7 in double figures, Rockets take Game 1 over Mavs

    Maybe the Houston Rockets are a better and deeper team than Mark Cuban gave them credit for being in a recent interview. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 6 hours ago
  • Warriors vs. Pelicans Game 1

    Warriors vs. Pelicans Game 1

    Stephen Curry scores 34 points with five assists to top Anthony Davis' 35 points, as the Warriors top the Pelicans 106-99. … More »

    NBA.com - 6 hours ago
  • Jets blow another late lead to lose Game 2 to Ducks, fall down 2-0 in series

    Jets blow another late lead to lose Game 2 to Ducks, fall down 2-0 in series

    For the second straight game the Winnipeg Jets blew a third-period lead. The Jets allowed a goal with just over 20 seconds remaining to lose 2-1 to the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 Saturday night at Honda Center. "It's always tough to lose," Winnipeg … More »

    The Canadian Press - 6 hours ago
  • NHL Three Stars: Tarasenko and Johnson dazzle in series-tying wins

    NHL Three Stars: Tarasenko and Johnson dazzle in series-tying wins

    Puck Daddy's three stars for Saturday, April 18 … More »

    Puck Daddy - 6 hours ago
  • Ducks rally again, score in last minute

    Ducks rally again, score in last minute

    Although Jakob Silfverberg and the Anaheim Ducks realize they probably should stop waiting to win games in the third period, they've thrived on dramatic escapes and last-minute heroics all season. In each of their first two playoff games, they fell … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Golf-Kim holes out from fairway to win LOTTE Championship

    LPGA Tour rookie Kim Sei-Young produced a stunning turnaround to win the LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Saturday, chipping in to force a playoff with Park In-bee before holing out from 150 yards to beat the world number three on the first extra … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago