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  1. UFC’s sponsorship deal with Reebok about more than a new look
    Kevin Iole

    UFC’s sponsorship deal with Reebok about more than a new look

  2. The worst-case scenario came true: Eugenie Bouchard is out in Wimbledon's first round
    Stephanie Myles

    The worst-case scenario came true: Eugenie Bouchard is out in Wimbledon's first round

  3. Aussie rules football player switches teams mid-play
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    Aussie rules football player switches teams mid-play

  4. David Poile defends ‘family man’ Mike Ribeiro, talks civil case
    Greg Wyshynski

    David Poile defends ‘family man’ Mike Ribeiro, talks civil case

  5. Mike Richards' border stop involved oxycodone: TMZ
    Josh Cooper

    Mike Richards' border stop involved oxycodone: TMZ

  6. Brett Favre, now 45, says he thinks he could still play
    Sam Cooper

    Brett Favre, now 45, says he thinks he could still play

  7. Sources: 76ers allow Glenn Robinson III to become free agent
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: 76ers allow Glenn Robinson III to become free agent

  8. How competitive can Buffalo Sabres be next season? (Trending Topics)
    Ryan Lambert

    How competitive can Buffalo Sabres be next season? (Trending Topics)

  9. Kevin Bieksa traded to Anaheim in Pacific Division stunner
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    Kevin Bieksa traded to Anaheim in Pacific Division stunner

  10. Security at Women's World Cup not like it was for the men's tournament
    Eric Adelson

    Security at Women's World Cup not like it was for the men's tournament

  11. Chicago Blackhawks deal Brandon Saad to Blue Jackets in trade shocker
    Josh Cooper

    Chicago Blackhawks deal Brandon Saad to Blue Jackets in trade shocker

  12. Book: Disdain for Yasiel Puig by Dodgers teammates no longer a secret
    Jeff Passan

    Book: Disdain for Yasiel Puig by Dodgers teammates no longer a secret

  • Nike chairman Knight plans to step down

    Nike chairman Knight plans to step down

    Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world's most valuable sports brand, has announced plans to step down as company chairman. With shrewd marketing campaigns built around celebrity … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • NHL-National Hockey League roundup

    June 30 (The Sports Xchange) - Two weeks after winning the Stanley Cup, the Chicago Blackhawks made a multi-player deal on Tuesday. The Blackhawks traded forwards Brandon Saad and Alex Broadhurst and defenseman Michael Paliotta to the Columbus Blue … More »

    Reuters - 3 minutes 52 seconds ago
  • Presto! Trying to make a hitting slump disappear, Cubs manager Joe Maddon hires a magician

    Hoping to make a hitting slump disappear, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon tried a trick. Presto! He hired a magician. Known for his unusual, motivational and tension-cutting clubhouse activities while with the Tampa Bay Rays, Maddon thought a … More »

    The Canadian Press - 7 minutes ago
  • Trying to make hitting skid disappear, Maddon hires magician

    Hoping to make a hitting slump disappear, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon tried a trick. Presto! He hired a magician. Known for his unusual, motivational and tension-cutting clubhouse activities while with the Tampa Bay Rays, Maddon thought a … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Aussie rules football player switches teams mid-play

    Aussie rules football player switches teams mid-play

    Comedian Russell Gilbert delighted fans with a 'switcheroo' during an Aussie Rules Football exhibition match. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 13 minutes ago
  • David Poile defends ‘family man’ Mike Ribeiro, talks civil case

    David Poile defends ‘family man’ Mike Ribeiro, talks civil case

    It’s gotten to the point where listening to Nashville Predators GM David Poile flailing about trying to rationalize re-signing Mike Ribeiro is downright painful. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 15 minutes ago
  • Jets sign winger Drew Stafford to two-year deal worth US$8.7 million

    Jets sign winger Drew Stafford to two-year deal worth US$8.7 million

    Drew Stafford gave up long-term security to sign a new deal with the Winnipeg Jets that allows him to prove he deserves another one soon. Stafford signed a US$8.7-million, two-year contract on the eve of free agency to remain in Winnipeg, where he … More »

    The Canadian Press - 21 minutes ago
  • Chicago Blackhawks trade F Brandon Saad to Columbus Blue Jackets

    Chicago Blackhawks trade F Brandon Saad to Columbus Blue Jackets

    The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season. With contract talks at a stalemate on the eve of NHL free agency, the Stanley Cup champions parted with Saad in a seven-player deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 22 minutes ago
  • Blackhawks trade F Saad to Blue Jackets

    Blackhawks trade F Saad to Blue Jackets

    The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season. With contract talks at a stalemate on the eve of NHL free agency, the Stanley Cup champions parted with Saad in a seven-player deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets. … More »

    AP - Sports - 22 minutes ago
  • NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    If the San Antonio Spurs are the favorite to land free agent All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge, it's not evident by the itinerary of the Portland Trail Blazers' big man. Aldridge, one of the most coveted players in the 2015 free agent class, is … More »

    Reuters - 22 minutes ago
  • Edmonton Oilers trade Boyd Gordon to Arizona Coyotes for Lauri Korpikoski

    The Edmonton Oilers have traded centre Boyd Gordon to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for forward Lauri Korpikoski. The 31-year-old Gordon had six goals and seven assists in 68 games with the Oilers last season. Gordon had 12 goals and 25 assists … More »

    The Canadian Press - 25 minutes ago
  • Mike Richards' border stop involved oxycodone: TMZ

    Mike Richards' border stop involved oxycodone: TMZ

    The Kings terminated Richards’ 12-year $69 million contract Monday for what the team called “a material breach” of the requirements of his deal. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 37 minutes ago
  • Phils' Mackanin to manage through season

    The Philadelphia Phillies say Pete Mackanin will stay as their manager for the rest of the season. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. made the announcement Tuesday. Mackanin took over on an interim basis last Friday after manager Ryne Sandberg … More »

    AP - Sports - 38 minutes ago
  • Wimbledon top grand slam for social media - survey

    Wimbledon top grand slam for social media - survey

    By Michael Roddy Wimbledon is the top grand slam championship for attracting social media-savvy tennis fans, with more followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram than any of the other three, a survey released on Wednesday said. The tournament's … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • Mets activate INF Murphy from 15-day DL

    The New York Mets activated infielder Daniel Murphy from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday night and put him in the cleanup spot, hoping he will bring a much-needed jolt to an offense that has had major difficulties scoring runs. Manager Terry … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • Daytona to offer flag exchange program

    Daytona to offer flag exchange program

    Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property. Daytona President Joie Chitwood said Tuesday the speedway will offer an … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • Cards' Garcia iffy, Belisle put on DL

    St. Louis Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia is a question mark for Thursday's start, still struggling to return from a groin cramp in his last start. Manager Mike Matheny committed to John Lackey starting Wednesday against the White Sox but offered no … More »

    AP - Sports - 44 minutes ago
  • Rays sign No. 13 overall pick Whitley

    Rays sign No. 13 overall pick Whitley

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have signed first-round pick Garrett Whitley, the 13th overall selection in this year's baseball draft. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Flames sign defenceman Dougie Hamilton to US$34.5-million, 6-year deal

    Flames sign defenceman Dougie Hamilton to US$34.5-million, 6-year deal

    Bruins general manager Don Sweeney didn't think Dougie Hamilton would have been "comfortable" signing-long term in Boston. Hamilton signed a US$34.5-million, six-year deal Tuesday with the Flames that adds him to one of the NHL's best blue lines. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Canucks trade defenceman Kevin Bieksa to Ducks for second-round pick

    The Vancouver Canucks finally found a taker for Kevin Bieksa. Vancouver traded the veteran defenceman to the Anaheim Ducks for a 2016 second-round pick. The Canucks had been looking to deal Bieksa at the draft and came close to sending him to the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • Acadie-Bathurst Titan take Vladimir Kuznetsov first in CHL import draft

    TORONTO - The Acadie-Bathurst Titan made Russian forward Vladimir Kuznetsov the first overall pick in the Canadian Hockey League's import draft Thursday. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Rare pre-Civil War baseball card heads to auction

    By Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - A pre-Civil War baseball card that survived as an heirloom within the family of a player for more than 150 years is being offered at auction, with online bidding starting on Tuesday, a Dallas-based auction house … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Hamilton hoping for a pot of gold at Silverstone

    Hamilton hoping for a pot of gold at Silverstone

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton likes gold and the double Formula One world champion intends to get his hands on a pot of it at Silverstone on Sunday. The Mercedes driver, who often wears a substantial golden necklace in the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Ducks get D Bieksa from Canucks for pick

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Anaheim Ducks have acquired veteran defenseman Kevin Bieksa from the Vancouver Canucks for a second-round pick in the 2016 draft. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • Sharks acquire G Jones from Bruins

    Martin Jones was at the top of San Jose's list as general manager Doug Wilson went into the offseason searching for a starting goaltender. As soon as Jones was dealt from rival Los Angeles to Boston, Wilson saw his opportunity to get him. Jones … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 33 minutes ago
  • UFC's 'fight kit' reveal goes awry as Reebok misspells several fighter names

    UFC's 'fight kit' reveal goes awry as Reebok misspells several fighter names

    Gilbert Melendez and Lyoto Machida weren't the only fighters whose names got butchered. … More »

    Cagewriter - 1 hour 33 minutes ago
  • Kevin Bieksa traded to Anaheim in Pacific Division stunner

    Kevin Bieksa traded to Anaheim in Pacific Division stunner

    The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired defenseman Kevin Bieksa from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for a second-round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 34 minutes ago
  • U.S. court vacates ruling against Golf Channel over Stanford fraud

    U.S. court vacates ruling against Golf Channel over Stanford fraud

    (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out its own ruling that could have forced the Golf Channel to repay $5.9 million it received from convicted swindler Allen Stanford. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted Golf … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 34 minutes ago
  • Bucks F Dudley exercises $4.25M option

    Jared Dudley has decided to return to the Milwaukee Bucks for the final year of his contract. A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the veteran forward exercised his player option for $4.25 million on … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • Castillo rejoins BoSox with Ramirez hurt

    TORONTO (AP) -- Outfielder Rusney Castillo has rejoined the Boston Red Sox on a standby basis, just in case Hanley Ramirez's injured hand doesn't heal. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
  • Gregg Popovich and the Spurs don't want to talk to free agents at midnight

    Gregg Popovich and the Spurs don't want to talk to free agents at midnight

    The Spurs are lucky enough not to have to look desperate in front of prime free agents like LaMarcus Aldridge. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 1 hour 43 minutes ago
  • Giants' Cain, Peavy to return this week

    MIAMI (AP) -- Matt Cain and Jake Peavy are headed back to work for the San Francisco Giants. The two pitchers will start this week following lengthy stays on the disabled list. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Sweden lift Euro U21 crown with shootout win over Portugal

    Sweden lift Euro U21 crown with shootout win over Portugal

    Sweden goalkeeper Patrik Carlgren saved two penalties as they beat Portugal 4-3 in a shootout following a 0-0 draw in the Euro Under-21 Championship final on Tuesday. Carlgren threw himself to his right to save William Carvalho's spot kick and … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
  • At this year's MLB All-Star game, you can get pizza delivered to your seat

    At this year's MLB All-Star game, you can get pizza delivered to your seat

    Concession company Delaware North is teaming with MLBAM to deliver pizzas to fans. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • Antic leaving Hawks for return to Europe

    Pero Antic is returning to Europe following two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, most spent as a backup power forward and center. The 6-foot-11 Antic, born in Skopje, Yugoslavia, has signed a two-year deal with Fenerbahce of the Euroleague. Antic … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Wimbledon top grand slam for social media - survey

    By Michael Roddy LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) - Wimbledon is the top grand slam championship for attracting social media-savvy tennis fans, with more followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram than any of the other three, a survey released on … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • Nike Chairman Phil Knight to step down in 2016

    Nike Chairman Phil Knight to step down in 2016

    (Reuters) - Nike Inc , the world's largest sports shoe company, said Chairman and co-founder Phil Knight would step down next year. Knight recommended that Chief Executive Mark Parker succeeds him as chairman. Chairman since 2004, Knight said in a … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 3 minutes ago
  • Pennsylvania track to start races earlier to avoid deer

    Deer, not deuces, are wild at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, and the racetrack is making changes to get its horses back in the starting gate. Officials plan to resume racing on Wednesday after canceling some races Sunday and all the races Monday … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
  • Pearson's Leicester adventure runs its course

    Pearson's Leicester adventure runs its course

    Nigel Pearson's colourful reign as Leicester City manager finally came to an end on Tuesday when he was sacked by the Premier League club he saved from relegation. The 51-year-old Pearson's blunt personality and no-nonsense approach to management … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
  • Islanders sign F Lee to 4-year contract

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Islanders have signed forward Anders Lee to a four-year contract. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 15 minutes ago