What's buzzing:
  1. Rink rage on the rise
    View video

    Rink rage on the rise

  2. NHL Three Stars: Tavares ends Isles mini skid; Smith stops Coyotes slump
    Josh Cooper

    NHL Three Stars: Tavares ends Isles mini skid; Smith stops Coyotes slump

  3. Sources: NCAA investigating whether family of Kansas' Cliff Alexander received impermissible benefits
    Pat Forde

    Sources: NCAA investigating whether family of Kansas' Cliff Alexander received impermissible benefits

  4. Mike Ribeiro goal inconclusive on replay in Preds game against Islanders (Video)
    Josh Cooper

    Mike Ribeiro goal inconclusive on replay in Preds game against Islanders (Video)

  5. PBC setting resembles Olympics ceremony, Super Bowl production
    Kevin Iole

    PBC setting resembles Olympics ceremony, Super Bowl production

  6. The 20 college basketball teams that most need to win this weekend
    Pat Forde

    The 20 college basketball teams that most need to win this weekend

  7. Alice Cooper rocks Arizona Coyotes retro night
    Josh Cooper

    Alice Cooper rocks Arizona Coyotes retro night

  8. Wesley Matthews to miss rest of season with torn Achilles tendon
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Wesley Matthews to miss rest of season with torn Achilles tendon

  9. David Schlemko's 'Forsberg' shootout move gives Flames victory (Video)
    Josh Cooper

    David Schlemko's 'Forsberg' shootout move gives Flames victory (Video)

  10. Video: Davis Cup draw made for Canada vs. Japan in Vancouver
    Stephanie Myles

    Video: Davis Cup draw made for Canada vs. Japan in Vancouver

  11. NFL Draft Top 50, Nos. 11-20: Top offensive tackles lumped together
    Eric Edholm

    NFL Draft Top 50, Nos. 11-20: Top offensive tackles lumped together

  12. E'Twaun Moore hits game-winning 3 as Bulls beat Thunder, snap Westbrook's triple-double streak
    Dan Devine

    E'Twaun Moore hits game-winning 3 as Bulls beat Thunder, snap Westbrook's triple-double streak

  • 3 tell of gruesome injuries, death at Boston Marathon

    A woman who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing described feeling as if she were in a horror movie: wounded people all around her, including someone covered with soot, dazed and ''walking around like a zombie.'' At the federal death penalty … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 minutes 57 seconds ago
  • Ciganda shoots 66, shares lead with Park

    Ciganda shoots 66, shares lead with Park

    Carlota Ciganda shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to move into a tie for the lead with Inbee Park after the second round of the HSBC Women's Champions. Ciganda offset a pair of bogeys with eight birdies at Sentosa Golf Club to finish even with Park (69) … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
  • AB is the Neo of the cricketing world: Steyn

    AB is the Neo of the cricketing world: Steyn

    South Africa captain AB de Villiers' batting blitzkriegs in the last two months have been so good that even his own team mates are in awe of them, fast bowler Dale Steyn said on Friday. De Villiers has scored 241 runs in four innings at the … More »

    Reuters - 15 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Davis Cup world group round 1 Draw

    March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Draw from the Davis Cup World Group Round 1 matches on Friday Round 1Kazakhstan lead 6-Italy 1- 0 … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Davis Cup world group round 1 Kazakhstan v Italy Fixture

    March 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixture from the Davis Cup World Group Round 1 match between Kazakhstan and Italy on Friday Kazakhstan lead 6-Italy 1-0 On FridayMikhail Kukushkin (Kazakhstan) beat Simone Bolelli (Italy) 7-6(6) 6-1 6-2 … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • Banks kicks two late penalties as Highlanders beat Chiefs

    (Reuters) - Replacement flyhalf Marty Banks kicked two late penalties to snatch a 20-17 victory for the Otago Highlanders against the Waikato Chiefs in their Super Rugby clash in Hamilton on Friday. The Highlanders struggled against the Chiefs … More »

    Reuters - 26 minutes ago
  • Golf-Park stays bogey-free for share of Singapore lead

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE, March 6 (Reuters) - Park In-bee curled in a three-metre birdie putt on the final hole to maintain a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the HSBC Women's Champions, the Korean going bogey-free for the second straight … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • PBC setting resembles Olympics ceremony, Super Bowl production

    PBC setting resembles Olympics ceremony, Super Bowl production

    The symphony of light, sound and visuals during the series will be unprecedented for boxing venues. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 48 minutes ago
  • Super Bowl, World Series champs back gay marriage at court

    The New England Patriots are for same-sex marriage. So are the San Francisco Giants. The reigning baseball and football champions, along with baseball's small-market Tampa Bay Rays, are among the thousands of businesses, religious groups, advocacy … More »

    AP - Sports - 52 minutes ago
  • Year after rule changes, men's basketball back to old form

    Year after rule changes, men's basketball back to old form

    One year after the NCAA changed how rules were enforced to open up the game, men's basketball looks a lot like it once did. Fouls, free throws and scoring increased at the start of last season with a new emphasis on eliminating some of the physical … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Vettel hopes Ferrari can be Mercedes' closest rivals

    Four times Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel hopes Ferrari can become the strongest challengers to Mercedes this season after failing to win a race last year. Vettel, who moved from Red Bull at the end of last year, said on Thursday it … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Portland's Matthews ruptures Achilles, out for season

    Portland's Matthews ruptures Achilles, out for season

    Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in Portland's game against Dallas on Thursday night and is out for the season. Matthews was running with the ball when he fell to the court two minutes into the third quarter and … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • The 20 college basketball teams that most need to win this weekend

    The 20 college basketball teams that most need to win this weekend

    With Selection Sunday fast approaching, time is running out for teams to make their case for the NCAA tournament. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Sri Lanka batsman Karunaratne out of World Cup

    Sri Lanka batsman Karunaratne out of World Cup

    Sri Lanka have suffered a double injury blow with batsman Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of the World Cup and spinner Rangana Herath likely to miss at least a week of action, Mahela Jayawardene said on Friday. Finalists at the last two World Cups, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • MORNING RUNDOWN: MJ streak safe; Cadillac round for Holmes

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming games and the stories that will be talked about: 1. CADILLAC PERFORMANCE J.B. Holmes is four strokes better than the field going into Friday's second round at the Cadillac Championship, shooting a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • Holmes ties a record and builds a 4-shot lead at Doral

    Holmes ties a record and builds a 4-shot lead at Doral

    J.B. Holmes said one thing. He never liked the old Blue Monster at Doral because he felt it was too easy to be hosting a World Golf Championship. He had a four-shot lead, the largest on the PGA Tour in just over two years. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • Video: Davis Cup draw made for Canada vs. Japan in Vancouver

    Video: Davis Cup draw made for Canada vs. Japan in Vancouver

    All they need to do is pick one name out of the bowl, and the schedule for the entire Davis Cup tie is then determined. … More »

    Eh Game - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • Bigger, faster, stronger? Not everybody at spring training

    Bigger, faster, stronger? Not everybody at spring training

    Ryan Howard trimmed down. CC Sabathia bulked up. Jered Weaver packed on muscle, Jesus Montero shed some flab. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • LEADING OFF: Harvey takes mound for New York Mets

    LEADING OFF: Harvey takes mound for New York Mets

    After losing to Max Scherzer and the Tigers on that summer weekend and falling to 9-5 with a 2.27 ERA, Harvey was diagnosed with a torn ligament in his right elbow. Harvey spent all of 2014 rehabilitating and is hoping to get the ball for the Mets' … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 32 minutes ago
  • Flour Mills of Nigeria to cut capex as economy falters

    Flour Mills of Nigeria to cut capex as economy falters

    By Chijioke Ohuocha LAGOS (Reuters) - Flour Mills of Nigeria expects to cut capital expenditure by almost half this year, down from 40 billion naira a year ago, as the slowdown in the economy, caused by the oil price collapse and the weakening … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 32 minutes ago
  • Wild beat Caps with Ovechkin scratched

    Wild beat Caps with Ovechkin scratched

    For the first two periods Thursday night, the Minnesota Wild were shut down by Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals. Minnesota played a strong third period and its winning streak survives. Jason Pominville scored two third-period goals, Devan … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • Blazers lose Matthews for season in win

    Blazers lose Matthews for season in win

    The mood was somber in the Trail Blazers' locker room following their victory over the Dallas Mavericks. The win had come at a cost, with Wesley Matthews lost for the season because of a ruptured Achilles tendon. ''I make that same cut a hundreds … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 39 minutes ago
  • Montreal Canadiens at Los Angeles Kings - 03/05/2015

    Montreal Canadiens at Los Angeles Kings - 03/05/2015

    Montreal Canadiens at Los Angeles Kings - 03/05/2015 … More »

    NHL Highlights - 1 hour 43 minutes ago
  • Colts make qualifying offers to 4 potential free agents

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Colts have made qualifying offers to four restricted free agents. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 43 minutes ago
  • McKissic leads Sun Devils to 67-62 win over Cardinal

    McKissic leads Sun Devils to 67-62 win over Cardinal

    His face turning crimson, Arizona State coach Herb Sendek charged in front of the scorer's table, raised his arms and screamed at the crowd to make more noise. Shaquielle McKissic scored a career-high 23 points and Arizona State overcame … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • Warm weather forced Iditarod farther north

    Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice. A weather pattern that buried the eastern U.S. in snow has left Alaska … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
  • Marian Gaborik scores 2 power-play goals, another in shootout for LA Kings' 4-3 win over Habs

    Marian Gaborik scores 2 power-play goals, another in shootout for LA Kings' 4-3 win over Habs

    After the Los Angeles Kings finally won their first shootout since mid-October, their other feats and failures in the previous 65 minutes seemed puny in comparison. The defending Stanley Cup champions managed to earn a second point after their late … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 57 minutes ago
  • Gaborik ties it late, lifts Kings in SO

    Gaborik ties it late, lifts Kings in SO

    After the Los Angeles Kings finally won their first shootout since mid-October, their other feats and failures in the previous 65 minutes seemed puny in comparison. The defending Stanley Cup champions managed to earn a second point after their late … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 57 minutes ago
  • Davis, Washington women beat Utah, 75-64, in Pac-12 tourney

    Davis, Washington women beat Utah, 75-64, in Pac-12 tourney

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Jazmine Davis and Kelsey Plum combined to score 35 of their 52 points in the second half on Thursday night to help No. 5 seed Washington women beat 12th-seeded Utah 75-64 in the first round of the Pac-12 Conference tournament. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 57 minutes ago
  • Opening woes continue to haunt Pakistan at World Cup

    Opening woes continue to haunt Pakistan at World Cup

    A pair of comfortable wins after two losses to start the World Cup have given a more settled look to Pakistan but the 1992 champions still seem to have no clue as to how to solve their opener problem. Pakistan's troubles started when all-rounder … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 57 minutes ago
  • Mar. 5: The Daily zap

    Mar. 5: The Daily zap

    Get the quick spin through Thursday's two games in the Daily Zap. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • Utes close with 26-11 run to top Cougars

    Utes close with 26-11 run to top Cougars

    Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak didn't think there was anything pretty about his team's victory over Washington State, except the outcome. Delon Wright scored 18 points and Jordan Loveridge added 16 as the 13th-ranked Utes rallied to beat Washington … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • NHL-Highlights of Thursday's NHL games

    March 5 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday's National Hockey League games. - - - Islanders 4, Predators 3 Brock Nelson's goal with 6:08 left gave the New York Islanders a wild 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators, who lost their fifth … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 3 minutes ago
  • Inside The NBA: Wesley Matthews

    Inside The NBA: Wesley Matthews

    The Blazers' Wesley Matthews speaks after suffering a ruptured left Achilles injury rendering him out for the season. … More »

    NBA.com - 2 hours 8 minutes ago
  • Inside The NBA: Bleacher Report

    Inside The NBA: Bleacher Report

    The Bleacher Report crew break down the rivalry between LeBron James and James Harden. … More »

    NBA.com - 2 hours 18 minutes ago
  • NBA-Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

    March 5 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday's National Basketball Association games. - - - Bulls 108, Thunder 105 E'Twaun Moore hit a fade-away three-pointer with 2.1 seconds left to give the Chicago Bulls a 108-105 comeback victory over … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
  • Mar. 5: Top Five

    Mar. 5: Top Five

    Check out the best five plays from Thursday's two games. … More »

    NBA.com - 2 hours 21 minutes ago
  • NHL Three Stars: Tavares ends Isles mini skid; Smith stops Coyotes slump

    NHL Three Stars: Tavares ends Isles mini skid; Smith stops Coyotes slump

    Puck Daddy's Three Stars for Tuesday, March 5 … More »

    Puck Daddy - 2 hours 23 minutes ago
  • West Indies win toss, opt to bat first against India

    West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and opted to bat first in their World Cup Pool B match against defending champions India at the WACA on Friday. The Caribbean side have replaced left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn with an extra fast bowler … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 28 minutes ago