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  • Donald Celiscar appreciates chance to play for Winnipeg Blue Bombers

    Donald Celiscar remembers living in Haiti and not knowing some days when his next meal would be. Knowing he can overcome those challenges is one of the reasons the defensive back was grinning Wednesday after attending the Winnipeg Blue Bombers' … More »

    The Canadian Press - 18 minutes ago
  • 'Lost my way': Murray pushed to 5 sets again at French Open

    'Lost my way': Murray pushed to 5 sets again at French Open

    As if ordering room service, Andy Murray's latest unheralded French Open tormenter requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to him right there on Court Philippe Chatrier for sustenance during their five-setter. Truth is, it was Murray … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • White takes name out of NBA draft pool to return to Huskers

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Andrew White III will return to Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft. … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Red Sox's Bradley extends hit streak to career-best 29 games

    Red Sox's Bradley extends hit streak to career-best 29 games

    BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. has extended his hitting streak to a career-best 29 games with a single Wednesday night against the Colorado Rockies. … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 minutes ago
  • Race to Rio is intense among South Koreans on LPGA Tour

    Race to Rio is intense among South Koreans on LPGA Tour

    The race to Rio is playing out all over the globe with athletes competing for coveted spots. On the LPGA Tour, the competition among a slew of talented South Korean players to compete in Olympic golf this summer is particularly intense. Ha Na Jang … More »

    AP - Sports - 22 minutes ago
  • Yankees 1B Teixeira out vs. Blue Jays

    Yankees 1B Teixeira out vs. Blue Jays

    Just as one aging slugger gets ready to return to the New York Yankees, they're concerned about the health of another. Slumping Mark Teixeira was out of the starting lineup Wednesday night against Toronto because his neck was bothering him again. … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Giants beat Padres again, win 13th in 14

    Giants beat Padres again, win 13th in 14

    Brandon Crawford's alert baserunning in the second inning gave the Giants an early lift. Crawford singled in Matt Duffy with two outs in the 10th inning, and the surging Giants beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 Wednesday for their 13th win in 14 games. … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Wednesday's MLB games

    Highlights from Major League Baseball games on Wednesday: Cubs 9, Cardinals 8 Jake Arrieta survived his worst regular-season outing to win his 20th straight decision, dating back to last year, as Chicago outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals. Arrieta … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Native Texan Dempsey starts vs. Ecuador

    Native Texan Dempsey starts vs. Ecuador

    Clint Dempsey started up front with Gyasi Zardes on Wednesday night in the United States' exhibition against Ecuador in Dempsey's home state of Texas. Dempsey, who grew up in the East Texas town of Nacogdoches but trained mostly in the Dallas area, … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • Santiago can't hold leads in Angels' 15-9 loss at Rangers

    Santiago can't hold leads in Angels' 15-9 loss at Rangers

    Angels starter Hector Santiago went to the mound with the lead each of his first two innings and went back to the dugout both times with the game tied. Santiago didn't make it out of the third, when the Rangers went ahead to stay in a 15-9 victory … More »

    AP - Sports - 48 minutes ago
  • Joc Pederson got dissed by Barry Bonds after simple request

    Joc Pederson got dissed by Barry Bonds after simple request

    Joc Pederson got the cold shoulder treatment from one of his baseball idols. … More »

    Big League Stew - 50 minutes ago
  • Bill to end New York tampon tax heads to governor

    (Reuters) - A bill to end sales taxes on tampons and sanitary napkins received final approval from New York lawmakers on Wednesday and is headed to the governor, who voiced strong support of the legislation. Several other states have already … More »

    Reuters - 55 minutes ago
  • Adam Wainwright thinks MLB proposal is a 'horrible idea'

    Adam Wainwright thinks MLB proposal is a 'horrible idea'

    MLB's thinking behind raising the strike zone doesn't make much sense to Wainwright. … More »

    Big League Stew - 58 minutes ago
  • Cavs back home tied 2-2 with Raptors

    Cavs back home tied 2-2 with Raptors

    Cleveland was stripped of its dominance and a 2-0 advantage during a long weekend in Toronto, where the growing-confident-by-the-shot Raptors, propelled by a crowd and city that believes they can make the NBA Finals, won two straight games. ''They … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Plate umpire Guccione leaves Diamondbacks-Pirates game

    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Home plate umpire Chris Guccione left after the first inning of Wednesday night's game between Arizona and Pittsburgh after taking a foul tip to the mask. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Cubs and Jake Arrieta tie MLB record despite rare rough outing

    Cubs and Jake Arrieta tie MLB record despite rare rough outing

    The Cubs have now 23 straight regular season games started by Jake Arrieta, tying the MLB record. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Olympic champion Fraser-Pryce to return in Oregon

    Olympic champion Fraser-Pryce to return in Oregon

    Two-time Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Prycewill return to competition at Saturday's Prefontaine Classic in Oregon after missing her three previous scheduled meetings with a toe injury, her coach has said. It will be Fraser-Pryce's … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • Grizzlies ask Heat's Fizdale to be coach

    Grizzlies ask Heat's Fizdale to be coach

    The Memphis Grizzlies are ready to make another assistant coach a first-time NBA head coach after offering their job to Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person says Fizdale met with … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • With Tulo out, Blue Jays activate 2B Devon Travis from DL

    Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis has been reinstated from the disabled list and immediately inserted into the starting lineup against the New York Yankees. With shortstop Troy Tulowitzki nursing a sore right quadriceps that kept him … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup

    New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey, after another rough outing on Tuesday night, was facing a possible early season exit from the team's starting rotation. "I'm not giving up on him," Collins said. On Wednesday morning, Harvey reported to … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • NFL-National Football League roundup

    One day after saying humans aren't supposed to play football, Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley issued a statement Wednesday to clarify his comment. "Clearly I used a poor choice of words in my comment yesterday morning," Whaley said in the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Shaky Arrieta now 9-0, Cubs edge Cards

    Shaky Arrieta now 9-0, Cubs edge Cards

    Jake Arrieta got some help from the Cubs' offense to stay perfect. Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing as many as four runs for the first time in nearly a year and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-8 on Wednesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Olympic champion Fraser-Pryce to return in Oregon

    Two-time Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will return to competition at Saturday's Prefontaine Classic in Oregon after missing her three previous scheduled meetings with a toe injury, her coach has said. It will be Fraser-Pryce's … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • SportsFlash - Wednesday May 25, 2016 Evening Edition

    SportsFlash - Wednesday May 25, 2016 Evening Edition

    Yahoo Sports recaps the day's top stories including the Grizzlies coaching hire, Arrieta's ninth victory, and Kawhi Leonard's unanimous selection. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • UK G Briscoe to return, Lee to transfer

    UK G Briscoe to return, Lee to transfer

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky forward Marcus Lee will transfer after withdrawing from the NBA draft, while guard Isaiah Briscoe plans to return for his sophomore season with the Wildcats. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Exclusive: Brazil investigating possible corruption at Olympic venues

    Exclusive: Brazil investigating possible corruption at Olympic venues

    By Brad Brooks RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian investigators have expanded their probe into possible corruption around the staging of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August to include all the venues and services financed with federal … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • Jets DL Richardson staying optimistic

    Sheldon Richardson is preparing to play at the start of the season, even if the NFL might have other plans for him. The New York Jets defensive lineman is facing a possible suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy after he … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 30 minutes ago
  • Mazara hits 491-foot HR in Rangers' win

    Mazara hits 491-foot HR in Rangers' win

    Like Rougned Odor before him, Nomar Mazara is having an impact for the Texas Rangers as the youngest player in the major leagues. Mazara, a 21-year-old rookie slugger, hit the longest home run in the majors this season while Odor drove in three … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Christie Rampone says she's not healthy enough to train

    Veteran defender Christie Rampone says she's not healthy enough to be part of the U.S. national team's training camp for a pair of matches early next month against Japan. Rampone, 40, had arthroscopic knee surgery in December. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Meg Morris making the most of her time with NWSL's Thorns

    Meg Morris making the most of her time with NWSL's Thorns

    When Thorns coach Mark Parsons phoned Meg Morris last month about possibly coming to Portland, she offered to pay for her own plane ticket and hotel room. While Parsons made no guarantees, it was pretty clear from the start that the midfielder was … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 37 minutes ago
  • Cowboys QB Romo feels young again

    Cowboys QB Romo feels young again

    Tony Romo isn't sure how to define young. The Dallas quarterback just knows he feels more like a 30-year-old than someone on the downhill side of 40 coming off a twice-broken left collarbone and now a couple of years removed from a pair of back … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 41 minutes ago
  • Parsons, Martin, Hendrick named to Hall

    Parsons, Martin, Hendrick named to Hall

    To Benny Parsons, auto racing was everything. From driving to announcing, he was an icon in the sport and became one of the most beloved figures in the NASCAR community. Parsons, who died in 2007 at age 65, was rewarded for his accomplishments and … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
  • Miami beats Georgia Tech 4-0 in ACC baseball tournament

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Brandon Lopez and Willie Abreu each had RBI singles in a three-run opening inning, while Zack Collins added a home run to help Miami beat Georgia Tech 4-0 in Wednesday's pool play at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • Ex-MLB hurler winds up for gov race, but could be wild pitch

    Ex-MLB hurler winds up for gov race, but could be wild pitch

    Bill Lee is fielding so many phone calls he's beginning to have second thoughts about his run for Vermont governor. ''I shouldn't have done it - I hate the phone,'' the former Major League pitcher says in between calls from well-wishers and the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Athletics utility man Canha has successful hip surgery

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Oakland Athletics utility player Mark Canha has had successful surgery on his left hip that will keep him out for the rest of the season. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 57 minutes ago
  • Timberwolves PG Rubio's mom dies at 56

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio's mother has died after a long battle with lung cancer. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • After 3-7 homestand, White Sox seek rebound on road

    After 3-7 homestand, White Sox seek rebound on road

    CHICAGO (AP) -- After slumping at home, the Chicago White Sox hope to rebound on the road. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Indians keep hitting, top White Sox 4-3

    Indians keep hitting, top White Sox 4-3

    Corey Kluber still is considered an ace in the Cleveland Indians' clubhouse. ''There's been a couple of hiccups, but, I promise you, the day he pitches we're thrilled,'' manager Terry Francona said. Kluber allowed two runs over 7 1/3 innings and … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
  • Unruffled in round two, Milos Raonic will face a lucky loser in the French Open's third round as his draw opens up

    Unruffled in round two, Milos Raonic will face a lucky loser in the French Open's third round as his draw opens up

    Raonic had no trouble defeating France's Adrian Mannarino in straight sets Wednesday, as he got an assignment on the French Open's biggest court, Philippe-Chatrier, and made the most of it. … More »

    Eh Game - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
  • Feds arrest ex-player Kermit Washington

    Prosecutors have filed charges against former NBA forward Kermit Washington, accusing him of embezzling about a half-million dollars in charitable donations meant to help the needy in Africa and spending it on jewelry, vacations and other things. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 14 minutes ago