What's buzzing:
  1. Is the AL Central baseball's best division?
    View video

    Is the AL Central baseball's best division?

  2. NCAA Hockey: More Boston magic; RIT pulls off massive upset
    Ryan Lambert

    NCAA Hockey: More Boston magic; RIT pulls off massive upset

  3. NBA Playoff Picture Update: Warriors come out, play, clinch top seed
    Eric Freeman

    NBA Playoff Picture Update: Warriors come out, play, clinch top seed

  4. Craig Anderson makes ridiculous blocker saves, somehow blamed for loss (Video)
    Greg Wyshynski

    Craig Anderson makes ridiculous blocker saves, somehow blamed for loss (Video)

  5. Milos Raonic wins routinely, Vasek Pospisil is routined at the Miami Open
    Stephanie Myles

    Milos Raonic wins routinely, Vasek Pospisil is routined at the Miami Open

  6. Dekker, depth pushes Wisconsin back to Final Four
    View video

    Dekker, depth pushes Wisconsin back to Final Four

  7. NHL Three Stars: In which Tyler Bozak tallies a hat trick vs. Ottawa
    Greg Wyshynski

    NHL Three Stars: In which Tyler Bozak tallies a hat trick vs. Ottawa

  8. Kentucky squeaks out Final Four berth over Notre Dame
    View video

    Kentucky squeaks out Final Four berth over Notre Dame

  9. Brad's best bets for Sunday's Elite Eight matchups
    View video

    Brad's best bets for Sunday's Elite Eight matchups

  10. Survivor's recourse: UK shows what happens when it gets pushed to the brink
    Dan Wetzel

    Survivor's recourse: UK shows what happens when it gets pushed to the brink

  11. Clash of the tourney titans: Rick Pitino, Tom Izzo meet again in Elite Eight chess match
    Pat Forde

    Clash of the tourney titans: Rick Pitino, Tom Izzo meet again in Elite Eight chess match

  12. Whitecaps leave it late again, Robert Earnshaw scores winner to beat Timbers 2-1
    Israel Fehr

    Whitecaps leave it late again, Robert Earnshaw scores winner to beat Timbers 2-1

  • New Zealand set Australia 184 to win World Cup

    New Zealand set Australia 184 to win World Cup

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia will chase a victory target of 184 runs to secure their fifth World Cup after their fast bowlers made short work of New Zealand's batsmen in the final in Melbourne on Sunday. Brendon McCullum won the toss and sent his … More »

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
  • NBA Playoff Picture Update: Warriors come out, play, clinch top seed

    NBA Playoff Picture Update: Warriors come out, play, clinch top seed

    Golden State glows, the Hawks perch, and everyone else fights it out in the postseason race. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 20 minutes ago
  • Hiddink insists Dutch will qualify despite setback

    Hiddink insists Dutch will qualify despite setback

    Veteran Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink insisted his side would qualify for next year's European Championship as questions over his tenure re-emerged in the wake of a last-gasp 1-1 home draw with Turkey on Saturday. Hiddink's team needed a goal from … More »

    Reuters - 21 minutes ago
  • South Korea's Lee maintains lead at Kia

    (Reuters) - South Korean Lee Mi-rim maintained her lead at the Kia Classic for the third successive day after a six-under-par 66 gave her a one-stroke edge on Saturday heading into the final round in southern California. Lee entered the third round … More »

    Reuters - 22 minutes ago
  • Stevens out of Malaysia race with fuel issue

    By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Manor Marussia withdrew British driver Will Stevens from the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix just an hour before the start on Sunday due to a fuel system problem. "Sadly Will is unable to start today's … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • Woods will fall outside world's top 100 on Monday

    Woods will fall outside world's top 100 on Monday

    By Bernie McGuire SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - Former world number one Tiger Woods will on Monday drop outside the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in more than 18 years. The 39-year-old American is down at number 96 and a world … More »

    Reuters - 30 minutes ago
  • Former F1 racer Montagny banned for doping

    Former F1 racer Montagny banned for doping

    Ex-Formula One racer Franck Montagny has been handed a two-year ban by the sport's governing body after he failed a dope test while competing in the new Formula E electric series in November. Formula E said on their website that Montagny had been … More »

    Reuters - 31 minutes ago
  • Bale, Ramsey on target as Wales crush Israel 3-0

    Bale, Ramsey on target as Wales crush Israel 3-0

    By Ori Lewis HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) - Two goals from Gareth Bale and another from Aaron Ramsey gave Wales an emphatic 3-0 win over hosts Israel and took them to the top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group B on Saturday. The Welsh, looking for a place … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Xavi close to deal with Al Sadd, says Qatari club

    Xavi close to deal with Al Sadd, says Qatari club

    Barcelona midfielder and former Spain international Xavi is close to agreeing a deal to join Al Sadd, the Qatari side said on Saturday. The 35-year-old has played for Barca a record 751 times since he graduated from the academy to the first team in … More »

    Reuters - 36 minutes ago
  • Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Vancouver Canucks 4-3

    Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Vancouver Canucks 4-3

    The Vancouver Canucks missed an opportunity to pick up two points on Saturday. John Klingberg scored the winning goal 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged Vancouver 4-3, spoiling a late comeback from the Canucks. "You have to get positives … More »

    The Canadian Press - 36 minutes ago
  • Croatia rout Norway 5-1 but Kovac wants more

    Croatia rout Norway 5-1 but Kovac wants more

    Croatia edged towards the Euro 2016 finals with a 5-1 home win over Norway in their Group H qualifier on Saturday but coach Niko Kovac was still not totally happy with the performance. Midfielder Marcelo Brozovic fired the hosts ahead in the first … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Odegaard becomes youngest to start Euro qualifier

    Martin Odegaard became the youngest player to start a European Championship qualifying match when he took the field in Norway's Group H tie against Croatia on Saturday. Odegaard, who plays for Real Madrid's B team, previously became the youngest … More »

    Reuters - 38 minutes ago
  • Old hand Gudjohnsen makes triumphant return for Iceland

    By Philip O'Connor REUTERS - Iceland coach Lars Lagerback's decision to tempt Eidur Gudjohnsen out of international retirement paid off handsomely in Kazakhstan, with the 36-year-old scoring his first goal in over five years for his country in a … More »

    Reuters - 38 minutes ago
  • Flare-throwing Montenegro fan turns himself in say police

    Flare-throwing Montenegro fan turns himself in say police

    A 25-year old Montenegro fan suspected of hitting Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on the head with a flare during Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier has turned himself in, Montenegrin police said on Saturday. "L.L has been suspected of throwing a flare … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Dzeko hat-trick kick-starts Bosnia's Euro 2016 campaign

    Dzeko hat-trick kick-starts Bosnia's Euro 2016 campaign

    Bosnia captain Edin Dzeko struck a hat-trick to kick-start their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign as they beat no-hopers Andorra 3-0 in a one-sided Group B match in Andorra La Vella on Saturday. The result lifts Bosnia, struggling to reach the finals … More »

    Reuters - 41 minutes ago
  • Bale forgets about Real woes as Wales set course for finals

    Bale forgets about Real woes as Wales set course for finals

    By Ori Lewis HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) - Gareth Bale forgot all about his recent troubles at Real Madrid when scoring twice in a superb Wales victory over Israel on Saturday that kept them on course for next year's Euro 2016 finals in France. The … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • Dutch strike late to spoil Turkish delight

    Dutch strike late to spoil Turkish delight

    The Netherlands scored in stoppage time through a deflected Wesley Sneijder shot to secure a 1-1 draw with Turkey on Saturday and avoid their first ever home defeat in European Championship qualifying. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar got a slight deflection to … More »

    Reuters - 43 minutes ago
  • Eder strikes on debut to salvage draw for Italy

    Eder strikes on debut to salvage draw for Italy

    By Angel Krasimirov SOFIA (Reuters) - Brazilian-born debutant Eder's brilliant late equaliser gave injury-hit Italy a 2-2 draw with Bulgaria in a pulsating Euro 2016 Group H qualifier played at a near-empty Vasil Levski stadium on Saturday. Eder's … More »

    Reuters - 45 minutes ago
  • Fellaini double helps Belgium crush Cyprus

    Fellaini double helps Belgium crush Cyprus

    By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Marouane Fellaini struck twice as Belgium moved within three points of Euro 2016 Group B qualifying leaders Wales with a 5-0 thumping of Cyprus on Saturday. After a win and two draws from their first three … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Conte in unforgiving mood on critics, wants to work in peace

    Conte in unforgiving mood on critics, wants to work in peace

    By Angel Krasimirov SOFIA (Reuters) - Under-fire Italy coach Antonio Conte urged his critics to bury the hatchet and leave him to get on with his job following his side's Euro 2016 qualifying 2-2 draw with Bulgaria on Saturday. Conte, who has been … More »

    Reuters - 48 minutes ago
  • Walker takes four-shot lead at windy Texas Open

    (Reuters) - American Jimmy Walker shot a three-under-par 69 to open up a four-shot lead as winds returned to vex players at the Texas Open in San Antonio on Saturday. Walker, who led by one after 36 holes, shared the lead with fellow Texan Jordan … More »

    Reuters - 49 minutes ago
  • Serena deals with Niculescu but Bouchard upset

    Serena deals with Niculescu but Bouchard upset

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Serena Williams put aside her knee injury to begin her bid for an eighth Miami Open title with a 6-3 6-1 win over Romania's Monica Niculescu at Key Biscayne on Saturday but sixth seed Eugenie Bouchard was upset by … More »

    Reuters - 50 minutes ago
  • UPDATE 1-NHL-Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League games

    (Adds later games) March 28 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League games: - - - Predators 4, Capitals 3 Nashville clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since 2012 and a couple of former … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Survivor's recourse: UK shows what happens when it gets pushed to the brink

    Survivor's recourse: UK shows what happens when it gets pushed to the brink

    Notre Dame hit Kentucky with everything it had. It wasn't enough. Now the Wildcats are 38-0 and through to the Final Four. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Australian Appleby out indefinitely after back surgery

    REUTERS - Nine-times PGA Tour winner Stuart Appleby has undergone back surgery for a herniated disc and will be out of action indefinitely. Appleby, 43, who has not played since mid-February, has endured back problems for much of his career. "No … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Rooney needs honours to be ranked with Charlton - Hodgson

    Rooney needs honours to be ranked with Charlton - Hodgson

    By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - Wayne Rooney might break Bobby Charlton's 45-year-old England scoring record of 49 goals this season but he must be successful at a major championship to be regarded as one of the country's greats said coach Roy … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Djokovic survives tricky test, Nishikori off to flying start

    Djokovic survives tricky test, Nishikori off to flying start

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic survived a second set fightback from Slovak Martin Klizan before winning his opening match at the Miami Open 6-0 5-7 6-1. Djokovic, who is aiming to follow up last week's win at … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • LEADING OFF: Alex Rodriguez to play first base

    LEADING OFF: Alex Rodriguez to play first base

    Alex Rodriguez will get his first start at first base for the Yankees against Houston. The soon-to-be 40-year-old is returning from a year-long suspension and will get most of his at-bats as a designated hitter, but he should see limited time at … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Argentina, Mexico notch Copa America warmup wins

    Argentina, Mexico notch Copa America warmup wins

    By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina rested Lionel Messi to let him recover from a sore foot but still had too much attacking firepower for El Salvador on Saturday as they ran out 2-0 winners in a friendly in Washington. Coach Gerardo … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • Kentucky stays unbeaten, survives scare and beats Notre Dame 68-66 in NCAA tournament

    Kentucky stays unbeaten, survives scare and beats Notre Dame 68-66 in NCAA tournament

    With everything at stake, Kentucky didn't panic and played to perfection. The Wildcats made clutch shots, buckled down on fearless Notre Dame and kept their unblemished season intact. Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 30 minutes ago
  • Blazers beat Nuggets, win streak at 3

    Blazers beat Nuggets, win streak at 3

    The Portland Trail Blazers are beginning to regain their health, and the results are showing as they inch closer to their first division title in six years. LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and Portland beat the Denver Nuggets … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • Thunder vs. Jazz

    Thunder vs. Jazz

    Trey Burke, 22 points and Rudy Gobert, 13 points and 15 rebounds, help the Jazz weather the Thunder and Westbrook's 37 point performance, 94-89. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 43 minutes ago
  • Russell Westbrook's Big Night

    Russell Westbrook's Big Night

    Russell Westbrook, capped by a 20 point fourth quarter, poured in 37 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and dished out 6 assists versus the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Klingberg lifts Stars past Canucks in OT

    Klingberg lifts Stars past Canucks in OT

    John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves. Eddie Lack stopped … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 50 minutes ago
  • Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers

    Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers

    LaMarcus Aldridge scores 32 points and grabs 11 rebounds as the Blazers defeat the Nuggets 120-114. … More »

    NBA.com - 1 hour 50 minutes ago
  • NCAA Hockey: More Boston magic; RIT pulls off massive upset

    NCAA Hockey: More Boston magic; RIT pulls off massive upset

    If BU has even the remotest chance of coming back in a game, its almost inhuman ability to dominate the third period all but assures that it will. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • Jazz rally from 16 down to beat Thunder

    Jazz rally from 16 down to beat Thunder

    Trey Burke said the Jazz ''felt disrespected'' and took former teammate Enes Kanter's critical comments about the organization personally. Kanter denounced his old team during morning shootaround, but Burke helped the Jazz silence Kanter's new club … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • WHL Roundup: Helewka scores two as Chiefs beat Silvertips to even series at one

    EVERETT, Wash. - Adam Helewka had a pair of goals in the first period as the Spokane Chiefs evened their first-round playoff series by downing the Everett Silvertips 6-2 in Game 2 on Saturday night in Western Hockey League action. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 9 minutes ago
  • NHL Three Stars: In which Tyler Bozak tallies a hat trick vs. Ottawa

    NHL Three Stars: In which Tyler Bozak tallies a hat trick vs. Ottawa

    Oh, you know, just a Tyler Bozak four-point night against a team in desperate need of points on the playoff bubble. Bozak scored a third-period hat trick and had the primary helper on Eric Brewer’s overtime game-winner in the Leafs’ 4-3 win over the … More »

    Puck Daddy - 2 hours 13 minutes ago
  • Klingberg's wicked wrister beats Lack in OT

    Klingberg's wicked wrister beats Lack in OT

    Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg snaps a wrister from the high slot that beats Canucks goalie Eddie Lack blocker side for the overtime winner. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 13 minutes ago