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  1. Canucks get down and dirty in shootout win over Predators
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    Canucks get down and dirty in shootout win over Predators

  2. NHL Three Stars: Lucic comes up big for Bruins; Ovechkin goes 50
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    NHL Three Stars: Lucic comes up big for Bruins; Ovechkin goes 50

  3. An American League season preview with fantasy predictions
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    An American League season preview with fantasy predictions

  4. Drew Miller takes skate to face in horrifying scene (Photo)
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    Drew Miller takes skate to face in horrifying scene (Photo)

  5. Dustin Byfuglien viciously crosschecks J.T. Miller's head/neck area (Video)
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    Dustin Byfuglien viciously crosschecks J.T. Miller's head/neck area (Video)

  6. Who is the greatest NCAA tournament team in history?
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    Who is the greatest NCAA tournament team in history?

  7. Jürgen Klinsmann on 'difficult' draw vs Switzerland
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    Jürgen Klinsmann on 'difficult' draw vs Switzerland

  8. Wallet 2015: Paying up for Aroldis Chapman, believing in Jake Arrieta
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    Wallet 2015: Paying up for Aroldis Chapman, believing in Jake Arrieta

  9. At 40, R.A. Dickey is primed for his best season with Blue Jays
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    At 40, R.A. Dickey is primed for his best season with Blue Jays

  10. Marcus Mariota reportedly is not planning to attend NFL draft in Chicago
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    Marcus Mariota reportedly is not planning to attend NFL draft in Chicago

  11. Bruins late heroics effectively end Florida's playoff hopes
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    Bruins late heroics effectively end Florida's playoff hopes

  12. Alex Ovechkin notches his sixth 50-goal season of career
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    Alex Ovechkin notches his sixth 50-goal season of career

  • Netherlands haunt Spain with 2-0 friendly win

    Netherlands haunt Spain with 2-0 friendly win

    Netherlands revived bitter Spanish memories from last year's World Cup finals when they beat a second-string La Roja 2-0 in a friendly on Tuesday to become the first team to inflict two defeats on coach Vicente del Bosque. Rather than reliving … More »

    Reuters - 31 minutes ago
  • Argentina and Mexico notch second U.S. tour wins

    Argentina and Mexico notch second U.S. tour wins

    Argentina beat Ecuador 2-1 to notch a second straight Copa America warm-up victory without Lionel Messi at a freezing MetLife stadium in New Jersey on Tuesday. In other friendlies in the United States ahead of the June 11-July 4 tournament in … More »

    Reuters - 45 minutes ago
  • Venus falls to Suarez Navarro, Petkovic into Miami semis

    Venus falls to Suarez Navarro, Petkovic into Miami semis

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro came back from a dreadful first set to defeat three-times Miami Open champion Venus Williams 0-6 6-1 7-5 at Key Biscayne on Tuesday and set up a semi-final clash with Germany's ninth … More »

    Reuters - 50 minutes ago
  • Woods plays 18 holes in practice at Augusta National

    Woods plays 18 holes in practice at Augusta National

    (Reuters) - The lingering 'will he play/won't he play?' scenario with Tiger Woods ahead of next week's Masters entered a new phase on Tuesday when the former world number one played a practice round at Augusta National. Woods' manager Mark … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • Gladbach's Herrmann extends deal by three years to 2019

    Gladbach's Herrmann extends deal by three years to 2019

    Borussia Moenchengladbach winger Patrick Herrmann has extended his contract with the Bundesliga club by three years to 2019 as they battle for a Champions League spot next season. The 24-year-old attacking midfielder has had a fine season so far, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • Real Madrid agree deal to buy Porto defender Danilo

    Real Madrid agree deal to buy Porto defender Danilo

    Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Porto to buy their Brazilian fullback Danilo, who will join the La Liga club next season, the European champions said on Twitter on Tuesday. The Spanish giants added the 23-year-old Brazil international, … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Hummels says made no promise to United's Van Gaal

    Hummels says made no promise to United's Van Gaal

    Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels has shot down reports of a deal with Manchester United coach Louis Van Gaal to join the Premier League club, saying they were invented. The Germany defender has long been a target for several top European clubs and … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 2 minutes ago
  • Bayern's Alaba doubtful for Borussia Dortmund derby

    Bayern's Alaba doubtful for Borussia Dortmund derby

    Bayern Munich's versatile left-back David Alaba could miss Saturday's Bundesliga clash with Borussia Dortmund after picking up a knee injury in Austria's 1-1 draw against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Tuesday, the German champions said. Alaba, who … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
  • Snubbed Kamal quits as ICC president

    Snubbed Kamal quits as ICC president

    Mustafa Kamal has resigned as the president of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the Bangladeshi administrator announced on Wednesday. Kamal said he quit after being denied the right as ICC chief to award the World Cup trophy to winners … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Spain not worried by friendly reverse to Netherlands

    Spain not worried by friendly reverse to Netherlands

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Although Spain's 2-0 reverse to Netherlands on Tuesday brought back bitter memories of their disastrous 2014 World Cup, coach Vicente del Bosque will not be too worried about a third straight friendly defeat for La … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 21 minutes ago
  • Citizenship ceremony marks 100 days to Pan Am Games

    Zsofi Balasz hadn't even received her Canadian passport when she competed for her new country in the Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro. The 24-year-old, who hopes to represent Canada again this summer, will help welcome 100 new citizens in a ceremony … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 39 minutes ago
  • America's Cup teams vote to downsize boats

    America's Cup teams have voted to reduce the size of boats to be sailed in the 2017 regatta in Bermuda, a cost-cutting move that could lead to the two strongest challengers dropping out. They also said a majority of teams supported having the … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 49 minutes ago
  • Warriors survive Griffin's 40, run at 10

    Warriors survive Griffin's 40, run at 10

    Stephen Curry snaked through the paint, came out near his bench, dribbled behind his back and faked Chris Paul to the floor on a jumper from the left corner, drawing oohs from the crowd. Curry finished with 27 points and Klay Thompson added 25. I … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Mar. 31: The Daily Zap

    Mar. 31: The Daily Zap

    The Zap comes served with all the action from four games in the Association on Tuesday. … More »

    NBA.com - 3 hours ago
  • Warriors vs. Clippers

    Warriors vs. Clippers

    The Splash Brothers combine for 52 points to out due Blake Griffin's 40 as the Warriors defeat the Clippers 110-106. … More »

    NBA.com - 3 hours ago
  • Inside The NBA: Kawhi Leonard

    Inside The NBA: Kawhi Leonard

    Watch as Shaq, Isiah, and 3D, discuss Kawhi Leonard's Impact on the Spurs. … More »

    NBA.com - 3 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Kluber vs Bumgarner, Swisher back

    LEADING OFF: Kluber vs Bumgarner, Swisher back

    KNEES IMPROVING Cleveland's Nick Swisher will play in his first major league game Wednesday, serving as the designated hitter against San Francisco. Swisher, who is recovering from surgery on both knees, will accompany the Indians to Houston for … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Still scoring after all these years, Ovechkin gets 50th goal

    Still scoring after all these years, Ovechkin gets 50th goal

    Alex Ovechkin is 29, and his hair is flecked with gray nowadays. Putting his name in the company of such past hockey superstars as Wayne Gretzky, Mike Bossy and Mario Lemieux, Ovechkin is now one of only six players with at least a half-dozen … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • NBA Playoff Picture Update: Brooklyn begins to separate from a crowded field

    NBA Playoff Picture Update: Brooklyn begins to separate from a crowded field

    The Nets play like the team to beat for the East's final spot, the Clippers stumble, and the Spurs impress. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 4 hours ago
  • State Farm Audio Assist: Warriors - Clippers

    State Farm Audio Assist: Warriors - Clippers

    Listen in to coaches Steve Kerr and Doc Rivers during the Warriors-Clippers matchup. … More »

    NBA.com - 4 hours ago
  • Dunk of the Night: Marreese Speights

    Dunk of the Night: Marreese Speights

    Marreese Speights drives baseline and posterizes Glen Davis with the monster dunk. … More »

    NBA.com - 4 hours ago
  • Steal of the Night: Jodie Meeks

    Steal of the Night: Jodie Meeks

    Jodie Meeks comes up with the steal on Al Horford and sends ahead for Tayshaun Prince for the dunk finish. … More »

    NBA.com - 4 hours ago
  • Block of the Night: Hassan Whiteside

    Block of the Night: Hassan Whiteside

    Hassan Whiteside goes up strong and reject Boris Diaw's layup out of bounds. … More »

    NBA.com - 4 hours ago
  • Assist of the Night: Andrew Bogut

    Assist of the Night: Andrew Bogut

    Andrew Bogut tosses a nice no-look pass over his shoulder to Klay Thompson for the lay-up. … More »

    NBA.com - 4 hours ago
  • Nightly Notable: Blake Griffin

    Nightly Notable: Blake Griffin

    Blake Griffin records 40 points and 10 rebounds in a tough loss to the Warriors. … More »

    NBA.com - 4 hours ago
  • Bruins late heroics effectively end Florida's playoff hopes

    Bruins late heroics effectively end Florida's playoff hopes

    The Florida Panthers didn’t really ‘need’ a win to stay within the realm of playoff possibilities in the Eastern Conference. With a loss to the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night, the Panthers still technically have a chance to make the playoffs. But … More »

    Puck Daddy - 4 hours ago
  • Djokovic survives Miami scare; Murray claims 500th win

    Djokovic survives Miami scare; Murray claims 500th win

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived a scare from Alexandr Dolgopolov on Tuesday to reach the Miami Open quarter-finals while Andy Murray won the 500th match of his career to reach the last eight. Djokovic … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Inside The NBA: Dunked On

    Inside The NBA: Dunked On

    Watch as Shaq, Isiah, and 3D, reflect on times in their career when they got dunked on. … More »

    NBA.com - 4 hours ago
  • NZ lose pre-America's Cup regatta, to challenge decision

    (Reuters) - New Zealand's America's Cup challenge suffered another blow on Wednesday with organizers of the next event in Bermuda cancelling a pre-America's Cup challenger regatta in Auckland that had been seen as crucial to funding of the team. … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Inside The NBA: Shaqstradumas

    Inside The NBA: Shaqstradumas

    The great prognosticator Shaqstradamus weighs in on the question surrounding current topics around the league. … More »

    NBA.com - 4 hours ago
  • Sailing-NZ lose pre-America's Cup regatta, to challenge decision

    New Zealand's America's Cup challenge suffered another blow on Wednesday with organisers of the next event in Bermuda cancelling a pre-America's Cup challenger regatta in Auckland that had been seen as crucial to funding of the team. Team New … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Second-string Portugal suffer home defeat to Cape Verde

    Second-string Portugal suffer home defeat to Cape Verde

    By Simon Curtis LISBON (Reuters) - A second-half sending off for Andre Pinto capped a miserable evening for a second-string Portugal side, who were beaten 2-0 at home by African minnows Cape Verde in a friendly on Tuesday. Portugal fielded none of … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Spurned Burns to plot Australia comeback in India

    Queensland batsman Joe Burns is determined to avoid membership of the burgeoning club of Australian batsmen who have made brief cameos in the test team before permanently falling into obscurity. The 25-year-old was the only member of the team that … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • UPDATE 1-NBA-Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

    (Adds later game) March 31 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Tuesday's National Basketball Association games. - - - Spurs 95, Heat 81 The San Antonio Spurs cut the 'magic number' to clinch a playoff berth to one after beating Miami 95-81. … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Macau gambling revenue drops 39 percent in March as VIPs keep clear

    Macau gambling revenue drops 39 percent in March as VIPs keep clear

    Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau plummeted 39 percent in March, the 10th consecutive monthly fall, as high rollers steered clear of the world's biggest casino hub where the take is 7 times as much as in Las Vegas. The revenue drop … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • UPDATE 1-Macau gambling revenue drops 39 pct in March as VIPs keep clear

    * Second-worst result on record * Analysts cautious on short-term outlook * Govt assessing casinos ahead of license review (Adds corruption, diversification context, shares) HONG KONG, April 1 (Reuters) - Gambling revenue in the Chinese … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Tuesday's Scoreboard

    Tuesday's Games … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • 4-time champion Novak Djokovic rallies to beat Dolgopolov at Miami Open; Venus Williams loses

    4-time champion Novak Djokovic rallies to beat Dolgopolov at Miami Open; Venus Williams loses

    Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty. There were no further outbursts, and as Djokovic's play improved, so did … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • Paul Turns It Over

    Paul Turns It Over

    With 11 seconds left in regulation Chris Paul commits the back court violation. … More »

    NBA.com - 5 hours ago
  • Starc sidelined for up to three weeks with knee injury

    Starc sidelined for up to three weeks with knee injury

    (Reuters) - Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc, the player of the tournament at the recent cricket World Cup, will be out for up to three weeks after suffering a minor knee injury. The 25-year-old left-arm paceman climbed to the top of the … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago