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  1. Paternity test shows La'el Collins was not the father of Brittney Mills' child
    Frank Schwab

    Paternity test shows La'el Collins was not the father of Brittney Mills' child

  2. NHL Three Stars: Holtby clamps Rangers; Johnson strikes Habs
    Josh Cooper

    NHL Three Stars: Holtby clamps Rangers; Johnson strikes Habs

  3. Deflate-gate: Don't expect harsh punishment for Brady, Patriots
    Charles Robinson

    Deflate-gate: Don't expect harsh punishment for Brady, Patriots

  4. Chael Sonnen signs deal to be pro wrestling analyst
    Ryan McKinnell

    Chael Sonnen signs deal to be pro wrestling analyst

  5. Lionel Messi getting major props after crazy goal
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    Lionel Messi getting major props after crazy goal

  6. Tom Brady probably isn't innocent in deflate-gate, but Wells Report fails to prove he's guilty
    Dan Wetzel

    Tom Brady probably isn't innocent in deflate-gate, but Wells Report fails to prove he's guilty

  7. Braden Holtby stops penalty shot, stuffs Rangers in Caps' Game 4 win
    Josh Cooper

    Braden Holtby stops penalty shot, stuffs Rangers in Caps' Game 4 win

  8. Tyler Johnson's Game 3 buzzer beater puts Canadiens on the brink
    Josh Cooper

    Tyler Johnson's Game 3 buzzer beater puts Canadiens on the brink

  9. UFC star credits 'biggest fan' for her MMA career
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    UFC star credits 'biggest fan' for her MMA career

  10. Bob Hartley, Peter Laviolette, Alain Vigneault voted finalists for Jack Adams Award
    Josh Cooper

    Bob Hartley, Peter Laviolette, Alain Vigneault voted finalists for Jack Adams Award

  11. Inside the bizarro world of the Cavs: When LeBron James' headband matters most
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Inside the bizarro world of the Cavs: When LeBron James' headband matters most

  12. Cubs end Cardinals eight-game winning streak behind Jon Lester
    Mark Townsend

    Cubs end Cardinals eight-game winning streak behind Jon Lester

  • Giavotella's double in 9th lifts Angels over Mariners 4-3

    Giavotella's double in 9th lifts Angels over Mariners 4-3

    Johnny Giavotella has quickly found a home with the Los Angeles Angels - and shown a flair for the dramatic on more than one occasion. Giavotella hit an RBI double in the ninth inning and Mike Trout homered, leading the Angels to a 4-3 victory over … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 minutes 41 seconds ago
  • Olympic ski champ Tina Maze takes year off, considers future

    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) -- Two-time Olympic champion Tina Maze of Slovenia has announced a one-year break from ski racing before deciding about continuing her career. … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • BT year earnings top forecasts helped by fibre broadband

    BT year earnings top forecasts helped by fibre broadband

    BT Group posted a better-than-expected 3 percent rise in full-year earnings and raised its outlook for free cashflow after a strong finish to the year, when it added a record 455,000 fibre broadband customers. The British broadband market leader, … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • Ladbrokes shake-up continues as Chairman quits

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's second biggest bookmaker Ladbrokes said on Thursday its Chairman Peter Erskine would step down this year, marking the latest management change after a new chief executive was appointed in March. Erskine, who has been in … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • Bhullar wants to emulate Yao Ming in India

    Bhullar wants to emulate Yao Ming in India

    By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Sim Bhullar knows it is going to be a tall order but the first NBA player of Indian descent believes that, like Yao Ming in China, he can trigger basketball frenzy in the country his parents left before he … More »

    Reuters - 24 minutes ago
  • LEADING OFF: McHugh tries to match record, Puig on rehab

    LEADING OFF: McHugh tries to match record, Puig on rehab

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: --- ON A ROLL Houston Astros right-hander Collin McHugh (4-0) faces the Los Angeles Angels in the opener of a four-game series. McHugh has won his last 11 decisions dating to August … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Basketball-Bhullar wants to emulate Yao Ming in India

    By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI, May 7 (Reuters) - Sim Bhullar knows it is going to be a tall order but the first NBA player of Indian descent believes that, like Yao Ming in China, he can trigger basketball frenzy in the country his parents left … More »

    Reuters - 27 minutes ago
  • Rockets ride FTs, strong 2nd half to Game 2 win, draw even with CP3-less Clippers

    Rockets ride FTs, strong 2nd half to Game 2 win, draw even with CP3-less Clippers

    Houston avoided disaster behind 32 points from James Harden and 64 free throw attempts. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 50 minutes ago
  • Conley's comeback stirs memories of gritty performances

    Call Mike Conley whatever nickname you prefer. The injured point guard's gritty performance led the Memphis Grizzlies to a 97-90 win in Game 2 over the Golden State Warriors and earned him instant respect from players, coaches and fans across the … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Pacquiao shoulder surgery a success

    Pacquiao shoulder surgery a success

    Manny Pacquiao underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder on Wednesday, just days after his loss to Floyd Mayweather in the so-called "Fight of the Century". Surgeon Neal ElAttrache, who performed the operation to repair a torn … More »

    Reuters - 57 minutes ago
  • Chinese crew wins tight finish to Newport in Ocean Race

    Chinese challengers Dongfeng Race Team, which suffered a broken mast in the previous leg, responded in perfect style by winning a closely fought finish to stage six of the Volvo Ocean Race late on Wednesday. They beat overall race leaders Abu Dhabi … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • O'Neal tumbles on set of TNT show

    Shaquille O'Neal took quite a tumble during the ''NBA on TNT'' halftime show of the Clippers-Rockets game on Wednesday night. The ex-NBA superstar joked on Twitter that he almost broke his leg and wrote, ''I'm clumsy.'' He also offered $500 for the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Bayern left hoping for Munich miracle to overcome Barca

    Bayern left hoping for Munich miracle to overcome Barca

    Bayern will need a Munich miracle to retain their dream of reaching the Champions League final on home soil after the five-time champions slumped to a 3-0 defeat at Barcelona in their semi-final first leg on Wednesday. The Bavarians were hoping to … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Hank the Ballpark Pup transitions to Miller Park security dog — kinda

    Hank the Ballpark Pup transitions to Miller Park security dog — kinda

    In this new Milwaukee Brewers ad, Hank tries out for the Miller Park security team. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Magical Messi makes the difference - again

    Magical Messi makes the difference - again

    Cometh the hour cometh the man and Barcelona's Lionel Messi stepped up to the mark in sensational fashion on Wednesday. As a high-quality and compelling Champions League semi-final first leg against Bayern Munich looked to be heading for a goalless … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Inside the bizarro world of the Cavs: When LeBron James' headband matters most

    Inside the bizarro world of the Cavs: When LeBron James' headband matters most

    There's no more blaming LeBron James in Cleveland. And when the Cavs win, the King's crown gets the credit. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • WNBA reviewing Isiah Thomas hire, domestic violence case

    The WNBA has been thrust into the national conversation about domestic violence and sports, and now is facing a decision involving sexual harassment. The league is reviewing the hiring of Isiah Thomas - once the subject of a sexual harassment … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 23 minutes ago
  • Boxing-Pacquiao shoulder surgery a success

    Manny Pacquiao underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder on Wednesday, just days after his loss to Floyd Mayweather in the the so-called "Fight of the Century". Surgeon Neal ElAttrache, who performed the operation to repair a … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • What's next for Brady, Patriots after 'Deflategate' report

    What's next for Brady, Patriots after 'Deflategate' report

    Tom Brady smiled away the Tuck Rule on the way to his first Super Bowl victory, flashing that dimple-chinned grin that said, ''I had it all the time.'' The New England Patriots' illegal videotaping. ''What I see is that he goes from being 'Tom … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • Wild, Canadiens hope to prevent sweeps in 2nd round

    Wild, Canadiens hope to prevent sweeps in 2nd round

    If there's a secret to beating the Chicago Blackhawks in the playoffs, the Minnesota Wild haven't found it. The Wild have fallen to 3-11 against the Blackhawks in the playoffs the last three years. They host the Blackhawks in Game 4 tonight (9:30 … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 38 minutes ago
  • Rockets rally past Clippers to tie series at 1-1

    Rockets rally past Clippers to tie series at 1-1

    (The Sports Xchange) - Dwight Howard carried them early and James Harden took over in the fourth quarter as the Houston Rockets rallied past the Los Angeles Clippers for a 115-109 win on Wednesday to tie up their Western Conference semi-final series … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 39 minutes ago
  • Chinese bounce back to win Volvo leg thriller

    Chinese challengers Dongfeng Race Team won an enthralling duel with event leaders Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing to claim the sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race late on Wednesday and reignite their hopes of an overall victory. Dongfeng had been forced to … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • Harden has 16 in 4th, Rockets tie series

    Harden has 16 in 4th, Rockets tie series

    Harden scored 16 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter to lift the Houston Rockets to a 115-109 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night that evened their Western Conference semifinal at one game apiece. Dwight Howard had 24 points … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • NBA-Rockets rally past Clippers to tie series at 1-1

    Dwight Howard carried them early and James Harden took over in the fourth quarter as the Houston Rockets rallied past the Los Angeles Clippers for a 115-109 win on Wednesday to tie up their Western Conference semi-final series at 1-1. The Rockets … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Harden has 32, Howard adds 24 as Houston evens up series with 115-109 win over Clippers

    Harden has 32, Howard adds 24 as Houston evens up series with 115-109 win over Clippers

    Harden scored 16 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter to lift the Houston Rockets to a 115-109 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night that evened their Western Conference semifinal at one game apiece. Dwight Howard had 24 points … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Inside The NBA: State of the Cavs

    Inside The NBA: State of the Cavs

    Rachel Nichols takes a look at key storylines from the Cavaliers' big Game 2 victory. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • Cubs end Cardinals eight-game winning streak behind Jon Lester

    Cubs end Cardinals eight-game winning streak behind Jon Lester

    The Cubs proved the Cardinals can be beat, while the Astros have quickly become all too beatable. That and more in our daily wrap up. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • May 6: Daily Zap

    May 6: Daily Zap

    Recap the top moments from Wednesday's playoff action. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • May 6: Top 10

    May 6: Top 10

    Check out the top ten plays from Wednesday's playoff action. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 55 minutes ago
  • Clippers React to Game 2 Loss

    Clippers React to Game 2 Loss

    The Clippers talk with the media after falling in Game 2 to the Rockets. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Rockets on Game 2 Victory

    Rockets on Game 2 Victory

    The Rockets talk postgame after winning Game 2 to tie the series 1-1. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Wednesday's Major League games

    (Adds late games) May 6 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's Major League baseball games: - - - - White Sox 7, Tigers 6 Melky Cabrera drove in four runs -- three of them on a game-tying, eighth-inning home run -- and Avisail Garcia … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Blake Griffin Highlights

    Blake Griffin Highlights

    Take a look at some highlights from Blake Griffin's huge Game 2 performance. … More »

    NBA.com - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • Sailing-Chinese bounce back to win Volvo leg thriller

    Chinese challengers Dongfeng Race Team won an enthralling duel with event leaders Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing to claim the sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race late on Wednesday and reignite their hopes of an overall victory. Dongfeng had been forced to … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
  • Cabrera keys rally as ChiSox beat Tigers

    Cabrera keys rally as ChiSox beat Tigers

    The White Sox hadn't hit a home run in nine games, a drought manager Robin Ventura knew eventually had to end. After Conor Gillaspie snapped the homerless streak, Melky Cabrera made sure his long ball was a difference-maker. Cabrera hit a tying … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
  • Harden's Huge Night

    Harden's Huge Night

    Take a look at James Harden's huge 32 point night in a 115-109 Game 2 victory. … More »

    NBA.com - 2 hours 8 minutes ago
  • Clippers vs. Rockets

    Clippers vs. Rockets

    James Harden poured in 32 points and was a perfect 15/15 from the line as the Rockets took control in Game 2 to win 115-109 and tie the series 1-1. … More »

    NBA.com - 2 hours 10 minutes ago
  • Wednesday's Sports In Brief

    An NFL investigation released Wednesday said that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably ''at least generally aware'' of the rules violations. The NFL began … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 10 minutes ago
  • Spanish league to block RFEF plans to suspend competition

    Spain's professional league (LFP) has begun legal action to block a decision by the soccer federation (RFEF) to indefinitely suspend competition from May 16 over a spat with the government on a new law on collective bargaining for TV rights. The … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Inside The NBA: Clippers Rockets Analysis

    Inside The NBA: Clippers Rockets Analysis

    The Inside crew covers the big performances from both teams in Game 2, and what each team needs to do heading into Game 3. … More »

    NBA.com - 2 hours 17 minutes ago