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  • Front-Office Insider: Getting prepared

    Front-Office Insider: Getting prepared

    The Vertical's weekly look at the mindset and challenges facing the modern NBA front office. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 4 minutes 56 seconds ago
  • New Zealand's Santner ruled out of first test vs Australia

    (Reuters) - New Zealand all-rounder Mitchell Santner has been ruled out of the first test against Australia and replaced by spinner Mark Craig, the team said on Tuesday. Santner experienced pain in his right foot at the end of the second one-day … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Derrick and Montagliani launch bids for CONCACAF top job

    Derrick and Montagliani launch bids for CONCACAF top job

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Caribbean Football Union president Gordon Derrick and Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani both announced on Monday that they will be candidates for president of the troubled regional … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Real Sociedad overwhelm Espanyol 5-0 in the Spanish league

    Real Sociedad stormed to its biggest win of the season when it overwhelmed Espanyol 5-0 in the Spanish league on Monday. Mexico forward Carlos Vela stunned Espanyol's defence when he hit a long pass for Brazilian striker Jonathas to open the … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • New Zealand's Santner ruled out of first test versus Australia

    New Zealand's Santner ruled out of first test versus Australia

    (Reuters) - New Zealand all-rounder Mitchell Santner has been ruled out of the first test against Australia and replaced by spinner Mark Craig, the team said on Tuesday. Santner experienced pain in his right foot at the end of the second one-day … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Resilient Dunn shoots for a trip to Rio

    Resilient Dunn shoots for a trip to Rio

    After she was left off the U.S. World Cup roster last year, Crystal Dunn says there were days she didn't even want to get out of bed in the morning. Dunn turned her disappointment into drive. Dunn is a versatile 23-year-old midfielder for the U.S. … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Sam Bennett finds his footing in his first full season with Flames

    Sam Bennett finds his footing in his first full season with Flames

    Like any rookie, Sam Bennett's first NHL season has been a series of firsts: first scoring slump, first hat trick, first four-goal game and now the first time facing the team he once idolized. The 19-year-old from Holland Landing, Ont., and the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 13 minutes ago
  • Why Texas has some Sweet 16 appeal

    Why Texas has some Sweet 16 appeal

    Yahoo Sports' bracketologist Brad Evans offers his flames and lames from his bracket big board, including the possible fall of a AP Top 15 team … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 14 minutes ago
  • Road woes aplenty in loaded Big 12

    Road woes aplenty in loaded Big 12

    Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger warned his then-No. 1 team of the challenge it would face at Kansas State, even though the rebuilding Wildcats were near the bottom of the Big 12 standings. It was the third time Oklahoma had lost in league play, and all … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 minutes ago
  • Ex-Oregon QB Mahalak transfers to Towson

    Ex-Oregon QB Mahalak transfers to Towson

    Towson, a member of CAA Football, is coming off a 7-4 campaign and loses starter Connor Frazier to graduation. "We are happy that we have secured a commitment from such a talented young quarterback," Towson coach Rob Ambrose said. The 6-foot-3, … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Love returns to Cavaliers' lineup

    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will return to the lineup after missing a game because of a bruised left thigh. … More »

    AP - Sports - 18 minutes ago
  • The Vertical Prospect Watch: Malik Beasley

    The Vertical Prospect Watch: Malik Beasley

    The Florida State freshman has come from under the radar to make a name for himself. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Clippard, Arizona agree to 2-year deal

    Clippard, Arizona agree to 2-year deal

    PHOENIX (AP) -- Reliever Tyler Clippard has agreed to a two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Saints release guard Evans, 3 others; add 1 player

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The Saints have released four-time All-Pro right guard Jahri Evans, who has started for all 10 seasons since New Orleans drafted him out of Division II Bloomsburg in 2006. … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • B.C. Lions re-sign veteran quarterback Travis Lulay to new contract

    The B.C. Lions re-signed veteran quarterback Travis Lulay on Monday, a day before he was eligible for free agency. Lulay, the CFL's outstanding player in 2011, enters his eighth season with B.C. He's currently third in team history with 16,960 … More »

    The Canadian Press - 20 minutes ago
  • Jets extend Byfuglien for 5 years, $38M

    Jets extend Byfuglien for 5 years, $38M

    NHL teams looking to add a rental defenseman before the trade deadline will have to look elsewhere as the Winnipeg Jets signed Dustin Byfuglien to a $38 million, five-year extension. The 30-year-old Byfuglien will be part of the Jets' long-range … More »

    AP - Sports - 22 minutes ago
  • Obama seeks funds to fight Zika; sees no cause for panic

    Obama seeks funds to fight Zika; sees no cause for panic

    By Roberta Rampton and Ben Hirschler WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad and pursue a vaccine, the White House said on … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • No. 2 Maryland relying on stingy defense

    No. 2 Maryland relying on stingy defense

    Upon launching this season of lofty expectations, Maryland figured it had enough shooting stars to bury the opposition under a barrage of baskets. Turns out, the second-ranked Terrapins are winning primarily on the strength of their defense. … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Finch dumped as Australia skipper for World T20

    Finch dumped as Australia skipper for World T20

    Aaron Finch has been dumped as Australia's captain in the shortest form of the game and replaced by test skipper Steve Smith just a month before the start of the World Twenty20. Selectors also axed wicketkeeper Matthew Wade from the 15-man squad … More »

    Reuters - 27 minutes ago
  • Mets give OF Bernadina minor league deal

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Mets have signed outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. … More »

    AP - Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • McCoy investigated in assault of 2 cops

    McCoy investigated in assault of 2 cops

    Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is under investigation over a Philadelphia nightclub brawl early Sunday that left two off-duty police officers injured, one with a broken nose and broken ribs and the other with a possible skull fracture. The … More »

    AP - Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • No. 5 Xavier having best season with lot of room yet to grow

    No. 5 Xavier having best season with lot of room yet to grow

    No Xavier team has won 20 games so quickly or been ranked so high. Xavier has never reached a Final Four. The Musketeers have come close a couple of times, losing to Duke in a regional final in 2004 and to UCLA in 2008. … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • North Korea's new satellite flew over Super Bowl site

    Here's a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea's newest satellite passed almost right over the stadium just an hour after it ended. Whatever motives Pyongyang may have about using its rocket launches to develop nuclear-tipped long-range missiles, … More »

    AP - Sports - 35 minutes ago
  • Impact goalkeeper Crepeau hungry for MLS action after first start for Canada

    Impact goalkeeper Crepeau hungry for MLS action after first start for Canada

    Goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau says he's ready to start playing real games for the Montreal Impact. The 21-year-old reported to camp Monday along with defender Wandrille Lefevre and midfielder Kyle Bekker after a spell with the Canadian national team. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 40 minutes ago
  • GMs make wishlists as more than 140 CFL players prepare to become free agents

    GMs make wishlists as more than 140 CFL players prepare to become free agents

    CFL free agency begins at noon ET on Tuesday with over 140 players slated to hit the open market. Once again Canadian starters will be front and centre with running backs Andrew Harris and Jerome Messam — two of the league's three 1,000-yard … More »

    The Canadian Press - 44 minutes ago
  • Auburn G Canty to miss Tennessee game

    The Auburn Tigers have a 250-pound power forward playing point guard, three scholarship players available in the backcourt and a hard time scoring without hitting their 3-point shots. Pearl said Monday that leading scorer Kareem Canty will miss his … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • Falcons cut S Moore, LB Durant

    Falcons cut S Moore, LB Durant

    The Atlanta Falcons started their offseason overhaul Monday by releasing a pair of defensive starters: longtime safety William Moore and linebacker Justin Durant. Moore was a second-round pick in 2009 and one of the senior members of the team. … More »

    AP - Sports - 48 minutes ago
  • NHL expansion draft among mysteries for Las Vegas owner

    NHL expansion draft among mysteries for Las Vegas owner

    Bill Foley, the billionaire behind the Las Vegas NHL expansion bid, is “9.5 out of 10” confident that the League will award him a franchise. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 51 minutes ago
  • Agent confirms Lynch intends to retire

    Agent confirms Lynch intends to retire

    When Marshawn Lynch was brought to Seattle early in the 2010 season, he was acquired because the Seahawks desperately needed a running back. What he ended up providing was an attitude and style that became the foundation for bringing the first … More »

    AP - Sports - 56 minutes ago
  • Devils set to retire Brodeur's No. 30

    ''We would go always go to spring training games (with the Montreal Expos) and turn our hotel room into a dark room, putting garbage bags all over the floor,'' said Brodeur, whose No. 30 will be retired by the New Jersey Devils in a ceremony Tuesday … More »

    AP - Sports - 58 minutes ago
  • Mercedes expect McLaren to raise their game

    Formula One champions Mercedes expect to be beaten by Ferrari this season and also see McLaren catching up fast after a dismal 2015 for the Honda-powered team, engine head Andy Cowell said. Everybody here is assuming we're going to get beaten by … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Dissident Irish nationalists claim fatal Dublin shooting - BBC

    Dissident Irish nationalists claim fatal Dublin shooting - BBC

    Irish nationalists opposed to Northern Ireland's peace process have told the BBC they were behind a fatal shooting last Friday at a Dublin hotel, saying it was retaliation for the killing of an ally in 2012. Another man was shot and killed in north … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 9 minutes ago
  • Raptors by the numbers: Time for Lowry, DeRozan to get more rest

    Raptors by the numbers: Time for Lowry, DeRozan to get more rest

    Lowry is fourth in the NBA in minutes per game, averaging 36.7 minutes. DeRozan is right behind him in sixth at 36.2 minutes. … More »

    Eh Game - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Super Bowl viewership dips to 111.9M

    Super Bowl viewership dips to 111.9M

    Setting television viewership records with the Super Bowl has become almost routine, but this year's average of 111.9 million viewers for Denver's victory over Carolina is down from the past two years. The Super Bowl had seemed to know no ceiling … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 33 minutes ago
  • American star Evie Stevens to attempt world hour record

    Olympic cyclist Evelyn Stevens will attempt to break the world hour record later this month at the recently renovated velodrome at the U.S. Olympic training center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. ''While attempting to break the hour record is … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 38 minutes ago
  • MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendant

    MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendant

    Major League Baseball player Delmon Young was arrested after authorities say he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel. A police report says the former Baltimore Oriole and current free agent grabbed the attendant's neck and … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 38 minutes ago
  • NHL suspends Jets forward Drew Stafford one game for high-sticking

    NHL suspends Jets forward Drew Stafford one game for high-sticking

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL has suspended Winnipeg Jets forward Drew Stafford for one game for high-sticking Colorado Avalanche defenceman Nick Holden. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • Ex: Manziel attack left me deaf in 1 ear

    Ex: Manziel attack left me deaf in 1 ear

    Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend says in an affidavit that he hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation that she lost hearing in one ear. Colleen Crowley's affidavit was obtained by KXAS-TV (http://bit.ly/1olRUCr ) and published online … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Slalom champion Shiffrin returns to racing next week

    Slalom champion Shiffrin returns to racing next week

    Two months ago, Mikaela Shiffrin was just hoping to be back on skis before the snow melted. A week from now, she will return to World Cup racing on a knee that healed much faster than even she anticipated. The Olympic and world slalom champion … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 48 minutes ago
  • Will Osweiler step in as Peyton steps out in Denver?

    Will Osweiler step in as Peyton steps out in Denver?

    One of the biggest winners from the Super Bowl didn't even take a snap. Brock Osweiler is a free agent the Broncos probably can't afford to lose if Peyton Manning retires. Denver, of course, is well aware of the upcoming challenges behind center. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 50 minutes ago