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  1. NHL Three Stars: Price, Parise help respective clubs advance to Round 2
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    NHL Three Stars: Price, Parise help respective clubs advance to Round 2

  2. Canadiens end Senators' fairy-tale season, advance to Round 2
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    Canadiens end Senators' fairy-tale season, advance to Round 2

  3. The Toronto Raptors? Gone till November.
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    The Toronto Raptors? Gone till November.

  4. Canadian Brooke Henderson just misses completing Cinderella LPGA story
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    Canadian Brooke Henderson just misses completing Cinderella LPGA story

  5. Where Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank among all-time boxing greats
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    Where Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank among all-time boxing greats

  6. Quick whistle costs Ottawa Senators tying goal in Game 6 (Video)
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    Quick whistle costs Ottawa Senators tying goal in Game 6 (Video)

  7. Rampage Jackson happy to be fighting in UFC again...for now
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    Rampage Jackson happy to be fighting in UFC again...for now

  8. 10 Degrees: Cubs are contenders as rookies thrive amid standout class
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    10 Degrees: Cubs are contenders as rookies thrive amid standout class

  9. Did 'bush league' play complicate Love, Celtics' mutual free-agent intrigue?
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    Did 'bush league' play complicate Love, Celtics' mutual free-agent intrigue?

  10. Austin Rivers helps save Clippers' season, brings tears to his father's eyes
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    Austin Rivers helps save Clippers' season, brings tears to his father's eyes

  11. 10 Degrees in 90 - Kris and the contending Cubs
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    10 Degrees in 90 - Kris and the contending Cubs

  12. Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Chris Archer, catchers and a look around the league
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  • Real battling hard to thwart Barca treble charge

    Real battling hard to thwart Barca treble charge

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid have never won the Spanish treble and are fighting tooth and nail in La Liga to prevent arch-rivals Barcelona scooping Champions League and domestic league and Cup titles for a second time. Barca … More »

    Reuters - 24 minutes ago
  • Gladbach without injured Stranzl for final four games

    Gladbach without injured Stranzl for final four games

    Borussia Moenchenglabdach will be without captain Martin Stranzl for the remainder of their season as they battle to secure their first Champions League group stage qualification, the club said on Monday. The Austrian central defender, who has made … More »

    Reuters - 38 minutes ago
  • Former No. 1 Lee Chong Wei given backdated, 8-month ban

    Former No. 1 Lee Chong Wei given backdated, 8-month ban

    Former top-ranked badminton player Lee Chong Wei has been given a backdated eight-month doping ban after testing positive in August at the world championships, allowing him to return to competition on Friday. The Badminton World Federation … More »

    AP - Sports - 58 minutes ago
  • Lee's Olympic dream flickers again

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lee Chong Wei's dream of winning Olympic gold is back on after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) gave him the benefit of the doubt following a positive doping test. Lee could have been banned for up to two … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Kipchoge executes perfect race to win London Marathon

    Kipchoge executes perfect race to win London Marathon

    By Tom Hayward LONDON (Reuters) - Marathons are increasingly being decided by the smallest margins and Sunday's men's race in London was no different with Eliud Kipchoge seizing victory with a perfectly executed plan. While much of the attention … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • Newsmaker: Lee's Olympic dream flickers again

    Newsmaker: Lee's Olympic dream flickers again

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lee Chong Wei's dream of winning Olympic gold is back on after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) gave him the benefit of the doubt following a positive doping test. Lee could have been banned for up to two … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Factbox: Malaysia's former world number one Lee Chong Wei

    (Reuters) - Factbox on badminton player Lee Chong Wei, who was handed a backdated eight-month ban on Monday after failing a dope test: EARLY DAYS Born on Oct 21, 1982 in Bagan Serai, Perak, Lee was a 10-year-old student when he started playing … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 50 minutes ago
  • Badminton-Lee's Olympic dream flickers again

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE, April 27 (Reuters) - Lee Chong Wei's dream of winning Olympic gold is back on after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) gave him the benefit of the doubt following a positive doping test. Lee could have been banned for … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
  • Badminton-Malaysia's former world number one Lee Chong Wei

    Factbox on badminton player Lee Chong Wei, who was handed a backdated eight-month ban on Monday after failing a dope test: EARLY DAYS Born on Oct 21, 1982 in Bagan Serai, Perak, Lee was a 10-year-old student when he started playing badminton. Lee … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Relieved Lee handed backdated doping ban

    Relieved Lee handed backdated doping ban

    By Ebrahim Harris KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei was a relieved man on Monday after being handed a backdated eight-month ban for doping by the Badminton World Federation, leaving him free to go for gold at the Rio … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 18 minutes ago
  • Badminton-Relieved Lee handed backdated doping ban

    (Adds details, quotes, byline) * Lee free to compete from Friday * Failed test blamed on food supplement By Ebrahim Harris KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 (Reuters) - Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei was a relieved man on Monday after being handed a … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 25 minutes ago
  • Austin Rivers helps save Clippers' season, brings tears to his father's eyes

    Austin Rivers helps save Clippers' season, brings tears to his father's eyes

    Doc Rivers has weathered criticism for trading for his son. In the Clippers' Game 4 victory, Austin gave him a reason to be proud, both as a coach and a dad. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 2 hours 31 minutes ago
  • No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help

    No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help

    When the Detroit Tigers signed Joe Nathan before the 2014 season, they expected baseball's active saves leader to simply keep rolling. After a few too many bad outings, they traded for a backup plan in Joakim Soria, widely considered the top … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Hernandez making strong case for permanent Real move

    Hernandez making strong case for permanent Real move

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Javier Hernandez gave another boost to his chances of making his loan move to Real Madrid permanent when he followed up his match-winning Champions League performance midweek with a La Liga double on Sunday. The … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • India's Sandhu defies dad to achieve Europe goal

    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - Like most Indian children with sporting ambitions, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's father wanted his son to become a cricketer but the goalkeeper is glad he did not heed the paternal advice. "Actually, I started with … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Pakistan bank on seniors to bounce back from 'lowest point'

    Pakistan bank on seniors to bounce back from 'lowest point'

    (Reuters) - With Misbah-ul-Haq returning to take over the captaincy, a beleaguered Pakistan will hope to bounce back from their "lowest point" in international cricket in the two-test series against Bangladesh starting at Khulna on Tuesday. … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Badminton-Badminton star Lee Chong Wei banned eight months for doping

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 (Reuters) - Malaysia's former world number one Lee Chong Wei has received an eight-month sanction for an anti-doping violation, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Monday. Lee tested positive for the banned … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Buzzer-beater could bode well for future for feisty Bucks

    A win at the buzzer kept the Milwaukee Bucks alive in the playoffs for at least one more game. If the rebuilding blueprint goes according to plan in Milwaukee, the impact of the rousing victory over the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 could last for years … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Wainwright gets MRI, Russell ready for Wrigley

    LEADING OFF: Wainwright gets MRI, Russell ready for Wrigley

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

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • After Wizards get sweep, Pierce takes jabs at Raptors, Drake

    At age 37, Paul Pierce is having a grand ol' time on this playoff run with the Washington Wizards. So before turning his attention to whoever his team's second-round Eastern Conference opponent will be in a week or more - either No. 1 seed Atlanta … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Wainwright on DL, may be done for season

    Wainwright on DL, may be done for season

    Adam Wainwright was a cheerleader on the St. Louis Cardinals' 2011 World Series title team, out the entire year following reconstructive elbow surgery, suiting up and slapping fives in the dugout. The staff ace of the NL Central leaders might be … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Where Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank among all-time boxing greats

    Where Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank among all-time boxing greats

    'Money' or 'Pacman' will improve their standing Saturday, but they can't top the sport's all-time favorites. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Grizzlies, Bulls wary even with big leads in playoffs

    The Grizzlies and Bulls head into their games Monday night in complete control of their respective series, needing just one more victory to advance to the next round. Just ask the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs completed a sweep of the Boston … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Indonesian clubs back PSSI in government row

    The 18 Indonesian Super League (ISL) clubs have sworn allegiance to the suspended local football association (PSSI) in their long running row with the government that has halted domestic action. The Youth and Sports Ministry suspended the PSSI 10 … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Capitals-Islanders Game 7 stirs 'Epic' memories

    Capitals-Islanders Game 7 stirs 'Epic' memories

    There's only been one Game 7 between the Capitals and Islanders, but it has stood the test of time - lots and lots and lots of time - as one of the great games in postseason annals. The ''Easter Epic'' in 1987 between Washington and New York lasted … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues, for rematch with Blackhawks

    Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues, for rematch with Blackhawks

    The Minnesota Wild were flailing in mid-January, badly needing a boost in the net when Devan Dubnyk arrived just in time. Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Dempsey's goal gets Sounders by Timbers

    Dempsey's goal gets Sounders by Timbers

    When Clint Dempsey returned to Major League Soccer, his home debut with Seattle came against Portland. The only hat trick of Dempsey's career outside of England came against Portland. It's becoming a trend to see Dempsey in the spotlight against … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Mavericks On Game 4 Victory

    Mavericks On Game 4 Victory

    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle and several Dallas players talk to the media after Sunday's Game 4 victory. … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago
  • Rockets On Game 4 Loss

    Rockets On Game 4 Loss

    Kevin McHale and Dwight Howard address the media after Sunday's Game 4 loss to Dallas. … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago
  • Ellis' 31 help Mavericks avoid sweep

    Ellis' 31 help Mavericks avoid sweep

    J.J. Barea last started a playoff game when he helped boost Dallas' run to a championship four years ago. Al-Farouq Aminu had never been on the floor for the opening tip in a postseason game. They helped give the Mavericks at least one more game … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • April 26: Top 10

    April 26: Top 10

    Check out the top ten plays from Sunday. … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago
  • Inside the NBA: Love, Cavaliers-Celtics Discussion

    Inside the NBA: Love, Cavaliers-Celtics Discussion

    The Inside crew on Kevin Love's injury and dirty-play during Game 4. … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago
  • Postgame: Rick Carlisle

    Postgame: Rick Carlisle

    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle meets with the media after Sunday's Game 4 victory. … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago
  • April 26: Daily Zap

    April 26: Daily Zap

    Check out the top moments from Sunday's playoff action. … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago
  • Rockets vs. Mavericks: Game 4

    Rockets vs. Mavericks: Game 4

    Monta Ellis scored 31 points and grabbed six rebounds to help the Mavericks avoid the sweep versus the Rockets, 121-109. … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago
  • A-Rod hits 659th HR as Yankees beat Mets

    A-Rod hits 659th HR as Yankees beat Mets

    Alex Rodriguez is one big swing from matching Willie Mays. Whether the New York Yankees would celebrate that achievement - or pay for it, for that matter - remains to be seen. Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Mays for fourth … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Inside the NBA: Clippers-Spurs Discussion

    Inside the NBA: Clippers-Spurs Discussion

    The guys discuss Chris Paul's performance and Charles believes San Antonio won't win another game in Los Angeles this postseason. … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago
  • Rick Carlisle tapes his mouth shut, saves himself from another NBA fine (Video)

    Rick Carlisle tapes his mouth shut, saves himself from another NBA fine (Video)

    The Dallas Mavericks coach took another approach following the league's $25k fine levied against him after previous mild referee complaints. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 5 hours ago
  • Sunday's Scoreboard

    Sunday's Games … More »

    The Canadian Press - 6 hours ago
  • Aminu Throws It Down

    Aminu Throws It Down

    Al-Farouq Aminu throws down the slam dunk late in the game. … More »

    NBA.com - 6 hours ago