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  1. Sensible July 1 deals; free agent fallout; 'Moose' heads to San Jose (Puck Headlines)
    Sean Leahy

    Sensible July 1 deals; free agent fallout; 'Moose' heads to San Jose (Puck Headlines)

  2. Why would St. Louis Blues want to trade Kevin Shattenkirk?
    Greg Wyshynski

    Why would St. Louis Blues want to trade Kevin Shattenkirk?

  3. NFL Over/Under: Are early drafters overreaching for Randle?
    Brad Evans

    NFL Over/Under: Are early drafters overreaching for Randle?

  4. Sources: Hawks to sign 7-foot-3 Walter Tavares
    Marc J. Spears

    Sources: Hawks to sign 7-foot-3 Walter Tavares

  5. Red Wings warming to Sergei Fedorov’s number retirement?
    Greg Wyshynski

    Red Wings warming to Sergei Fedorov’s number retirement?

  6. Jack Eichel, please never stop hula-hooping (Video)
    Greg Wyshynski

    Jack Eichel, please never stop hula-hooping (Video)

  7. Sources: Free agent Greg Monroe to sign $50 million max deal with Bucks
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Free agent Greg Monroe to sign $50 million max deal with Bucks

  8. Closing Time: The Ian Kinsler problem
    Scott Pianowski

    Closing Time: The Ian Kinsler problem

  9. Hurricanes owner mocks Pittsburgh Penguins for Phil Kessel trade
    Greg Wyshynski

    Hurricanes owner mocks Pittsburgh Penguins for Phil Kessel trade

  10. Martin St. Louis retires after 16 seasons; Hall of Fame worthy?
    Greg Wyshynski

    Martin St. Louis retires after 16 seasons; Hall of Fame worthy?

  11. Chargers job listing requires willingness to move to Los Angeles
    Sam Cooper

    Chargers job listing requires willingness to move to Los Angeles

  12. Free agent Kendall Marshall recovering well from ACL injury, expects to be ready for training camp
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Free agent Kendall Marshall recovering well from ACL injury, expects to be ready for training camp

  • Contador has the crucial edge - Yates

    Contador has the crucial edge - Yates

    By Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands (Reuters) - Sean Yates knows a thing or two about leading a rider to the Tour de France title and the Briton feels his protege Alberto Contador has the required experience to prevail in a demanding race this … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Nocera would swap 14 tour wins for one British Open

    Nocera would swap 14 tour wins for one British Open

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Gwladys Nocera has scooped up 14 wins on the Ladies European Tour (LET) but she would trade them all for one victory in the jewel of the crown tournament for European golfers, the British Open. "Time is running … More »

    Reuters - 12 minutes ago
  • Journeyman Vargas could be key for Chile

    Journeyman Vargas could be key for Chile

    By Gideon Long SANTIAGO (Reuters) - If Chile are to beat Argentina in the Copa America final they might need something special from striker Eduardo Vargas, who has had a restless club career but who thrives when he pulls on his country's red shirt. … More »

    Reuters - 12 minutes ago
  • Duchess bags Murray souvenir

    Duchess bags Murray souvenir

    Every fan visiting Wimbledon hopes to be lucky enough to walk out of the All England Club with more than just a memory of watching a tennis hero -- and Britain's royal family is no different. The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles's wife, opted to … More »

    Reuters - 15 minutes ago
  • Martin St. Louis retires after 16 seasons; Hall of Fame worthy?

    Martin St. Louis retires after 16 seasons; Hall of Fame worthy?

    “I have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride,” he said, through the New York Rangers, his final NHL team. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 15 minutes ago
  • Protesting Dutch police drop threat to block Tour de France

    Protesting Dutch police drop threat to block Tour de France

    Dutch police unions have backed down over plans to block the Tour de France in a protest over wages after the government began legal action to stop them. Police had planned to block a bridge over the River Maas in Rotterdam on Sunday, the second … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • Can the spirit of the women's game survive its growth in popularity?

    By Simon Evans EDMONTON (Reuters) - For those weary of players diving in the penalty area, rolling around on the pitch after minor fouls or brandishing imaginary yellow cards in the referee’s face, the Women’s World Cup has been a breath of fresh … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • Golf-Nocera would swap 14 tour wins for one British Open

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - Gwladys Nocera has scooped up 14 wins on the Ladies European Tour (LET) but she would trade them all for one victory in the jewel of the crown tournament for European golfers, the British Open. "Time is … More »

    Reuters - 21 minutes ago
  • Sensible July 1 deals; free agent fallout; 'Moose' heads to San Jose (Puck Headlines)

    Sensible July 1 deals; free agent fallout; 'Moose' heads to San Jose (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 24 minutes ago
  • Canucks make sweeping front-office changes, firing Gilman, Henning, Crawford

    The Vancouver Canucks cleaned out their front office, firing assistant general managers Laurence Gilman and Lorne Henning and director of player personnel Eric Crawford. Gilman, who also held the title of vice-president of hockey operations, had … More »

    The Canadian Press - 24 minutes ago
  • Seven-time all-star Martin St. Louis announces retirement from NHL

    Star forward Martin St. Louis has retired from the NHL. The 16-year veteran was a seven-time all-star and helped the Tampa Bay Lightning win the Stanley Cup in 2004. Undrafted and undersized, St. Louis defied the odds to become a prolific scorer … More »

    The Canadian Press - 27 minutes ago
  • Loss of George Springer a big blow to streaking Astros

    Loss of George Springer a big blow to streaking Astros

    The sophomore outfielder is second on the team with a 2.5 WAR but is headed to the disabled list with a broken wrist. … More »

    Big League Stew - 27 minutes ago
  • Free agent Kendall Marshall recovering well from ACL injury, expects to be ready for training camp

    Free agent Kendall Marshall recovering well from ACL injury, expects to be ready for training camp

    Kendall Marshall's promising season ended in January with a torn ACL, but his rehab has progressed well enough for him to be ready when training camps open. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • Bob Boughner keeps Windsor Spitfires ownership reign after jump to San Jose Sharks

    Bob Boughner keeps Windsor Spitfires ownership reign after jump to San Jose Sharks

    Bob Boughner is off to coach with the San Jose Sharks, but there will be "no change in ownership" to the Windsor Spitfires. … More »

    Buzzing The Net - 32 minutes ago
  • Pacers, Ellis agree to 4-year, $44M deal

    Pacers, Ellis agree to 4-year, $44M deal

    Monta Ellis has found a new home in Indiana. A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Ellis has agreed to terms with the Pacers on a four-year deal worth $44 million. Ellis averaged 18.9 points and 4.1 … More »

    AP - Sports - 34 minutes ago
  • Sublime Murray finds A-Game

    Sublime Murray finds A-Game

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - When a totally off-balance Andy Murray fashioned the most improbable lob winner to break Robin Haase in the first set on Thursday the Dutchman must have known that his 2015 Wimbledon journey was going to end … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Analysis - Can the spirit of the women's game survive its growth in popularity?

    By Simon Evans For those weary of players diving in the penalty area, rolling around on the pitch after minor fouls or brandishing imaginary yellow cards in the referee’s face, the Women’s World Cup has been a breath of fresh air. The lowlight of … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Longtime Sharks executive Thomas retires

    Longtime San Jose Sharks executive Wayne Thomas is retiring after 22 years in the organization. The 67-year-old Thomas announced his decision to step down as vice president and assistant general manager on Thursday. Thomas spent 45 years in hockey … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Sublime Murray finds A-Game

    (updates with quotes, next opponent) By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - When a totally off-balance Andy Murray fashioned the most improbable lob winner to break Robin Haase in the first set on Thursday the Dutchman must have known that … More »

    Reuters - 44 minutes ago
  • Bryce Harper bares all for ESPN's 'Body Issue,' still loves cookies

    Bryce Harper bares all for ESPN's 'Body Issue,' still loves cookies

    The Washington Nationals star talks about his workout regimen and his cheat days. … More »

    Big League Stew - 47 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Duchess bags Murray souvenir

    Every fan visiting Wimbledon hopes to be lucky enough to walk out of the All England Club with more than just a memory of watching a tennis hero -- and Britain's royal family is no different. The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles's wife, opted to … More »

    Reuters - 48 minutes ago
  • Jack Eichel, please never stop hula-hooping (Video)

    Jack Eichel, please never stop hula-hooping (Video)

    Jack Eichel officially signed with the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday, and has been hitting the town with the team to celebrate the arrival of their hockey savior. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 49 minutes ago
  • Bucks sign C Monroe for 3 years, $50M

    Bucks sign C Monroe for 3 years, $50M

    The Milwaukee Bucks have landed their big man. Agent David Falk says center Greg Monroe has chosen the Milwaukee Bucks over other big-market suitors like the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers. Monroe has a player option on the final year of … More »

    AP - Sports - 56 minutes ago
  • NASCAR tracks want no Confederate flags

    NASCAR tracks want no Confederate flags

    NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church two weeks ago. The statement was signed by International … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Contador has the crucial edge - Yates

    By Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands, July 2 (Reuters) - Sean Yates knows a thing or two about leading a rider to the Tour de France title and the Briton feels his protege Alberto Contador has the required experience to prevail in a demanding race … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Giro-Tour double career-changing: Contador

    Giro-Tour double career-changing: Contador

    By Julien Pretot UTRECHT, Netherlands (Reuters) - The Giro/Tour de France double would be a career-changing achievement, Alberto Contador said on Thursday as he embarks on a the world's greatest cycling race less than two months after winning in … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Lewis Hamilton gets his hands on a proper trophy

    Lewis Hamilton gets his hands on a proper trophy

    By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Double world champion Lewis Hamilton was handed one of the sport's most prestigious trophies on Thursday, only days after moaning about the poor quality of some of Formula One's podium prizes. The … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • Why would St. Louis Blues want to trade Kevin Shattenkirk?

    Why would St. Louis Blues want to trade Kevin Shattenkirk?

    And yet his name bounced around the rumor mill at the NHL Draft, with the Edmonton Oilers the most prominently mentioned courter of the 26-year-old defenseman. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Hamilton gets his hands on a proper trophy

    Hamilton gets his hands on a proper trophy

    By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Double world champion Lewis Hamilton was handed one of the sport's most prestigious trophies on Thursday, only days after moaning about the poor quality of some of Formula One's podium prizes. The … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Big guns continue to fire at Wimbledon

    Big guns continue to fire at Wimbledon

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - The untroubled advance of the heavy hitters in the men's and women's game continued apace at Wimbledon on Thursday as Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Petra Kvitova cruised into the third round with straight-sets … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • Here's Nerlens Noel dunking 'on' a small child at a summer camp

    Here's Nerlens Noel dunking 'on' a small child at a summer camp

    The lesson: Don't call Nerlens' team "weak," kids. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 1 hour 30 minutes ago
  • Predators sign F Bourque to 1-year deal

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nashville Predators forward Gabriel Bourque has accepted his qualifying offer and has signed a one-year contract worth $866,250. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 32 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Big guns continue to fire at Wimbledon

    * Murray, Federer, Kvitova cruise through * Early rain delays start (Updates after early matches) By Mitch Phillips LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - The untroubled advance of the heavy hitters in the men's and women's game continued apace at Wimbledon … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Twins call up star prospect Sano

    Twins call up star prospect Sano

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins have recalled star prospect Miguel Sano from Double-A Chattanooga. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 37 minutes ago
  • Winning races, not creating excitement is Hamilton's focus

    Winning races, not creating excitement is Hamilton's focus

    Much of the recent intrigue in Formula One has been over who will run the championship in the future after Paris Saint-Germain's Qatari investors linked up with the Miami Dolphins owner to explore a takeover bid. On the track, the 2015 title race … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 37 minutes ago
  • Rangers have deal with prospect Taveras

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms with switch-hitting teenager Leodys Taveras, one of the top international free agents. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 43 minutes ago
  • 'Iceman' Raikkonen is feeling the heat, says Massa

    'Iceman' Raikkonen is feeling the heat, says Massa

    By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Formula One fan favourite Kimi Raikkonen is feeling the heat at Ferrari despite his icy reputation and needs to chill out, according to the Finn's former team mate Felipe Massa. Raikkonen -- famed … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Pelicans give C Asik 5-year contract

    Pelicans give C Asik 5-year contract

    The New Orleans Pelicans and center Omer Asik have agreed on a five-year contract worth a minimum of $44 million and rising up to $58 million if incentives and benchmarks are met, said a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • Factbox - Copa America final

    Argentina and Chile meet in the 2015 Copa America final at the national stadium in Santiago on Saturday. * The rivals have met 24 times in the tournament, known as the South American Championship until 1975, and the Argentines have never lost, … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • Wildcard Ward joins Murray in Wimbledon third round

    By Neil Maidment LONDON (Reuters) - British wildcard James Ward battled past Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic on Thursday to reach the third round of Wimbledon for the first time, delighting a vociferous home crowd. The 6-2 7-6(4) 3-6 6-3 victory … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 2 minutes ago