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  1. Falcons LB Prince Shembo accused of killing ex-girlfriend's dog
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    Falcons LB Prince Shembo accused of killing ex-girlfriend's dog

  2. Can Peter DeBoer actually make San Jose Sharks better? (Trending Topics)
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  5. Bill Belichick, predictably, had nothing to say about deflate-gate
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  7. Joseph Randle's on the fantasy rise in Big D
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  8. Sepp Blatter wins FIFA re-election the old fashioned way
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  9. Byron Maxwell guarantees Super Bowl 50 appearance for Eagles
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  10. Mayor seeks regular-season games in Montreal in 2016, eventual return of Expos
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  11. Paul Kariya discusses reclusive long-term hockey sabbatical at BC ceremony
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  12. Games 7 mania; Shanahan urged to testify; Franzen progressing (Puck Headlines)
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  • Cornet and Monfils raise French hopes in Paris

    Cornet and Monfils raise French hopes in Paris

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Just after lunch Alize Cornet collapsed on her back in joy and several hours later as dusk arrived Gael Monfils danced a jig of delight as home hopes soared at the French Open on Friday. In between there were … More »

    Reuters - 3 minutes 10 seconds ago
  • Sharapova advances with advice for prodigies

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova knows the pitfalls of being a prodigy and after easing into the fourth round at Roland Garros on Friday the seasoned grand slam champion offered some sage advice to the new generation in women's … More »

    Reuters - 3 minutes 59 seconds ago
  • THE LATEST: Executive pleads not guilty in FIFA scandal

    THE LATEST: Executive pleads not guilty in FIFA scandal

    3:58 EDT) A sports marketing executive from Florida has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and other charges stemming from the FIFA corruption scandal. 2:49 p.m. EDT) Several South American nations joined European countries in voting for Jordan's … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • U.S. sports executive pleads not guilty in FIFA case

    The U.S. head of a Brazilian sports marketing company pleaded not guilty in a New York court on Friday to bribery-related charges, one of 14 people indicted on federal corruption charges that have rocked the soccer world's governing body, FIFA. … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Cornet and Monfils raise French hopes in Paris

    * Federer and Sharapova ease into last 16 * Monfils survives five-set thriller * Cornet reaches fourth round for first time By Martyn Herman PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Just after lunch Alize Cornet collapsed on her back in joy and several hours … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • Bilbao coach Valverde faces daunting final against Barca

    Bilbao coach Valverde faces daunting final against Barca

    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde says he is facing one of the toughest tasks of his career as he looks to mastermind victory over La Liga champions Barcelona in the King's Cup final on Saturday. The … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • U.S. sports exec pleads not guilty in FIFA case

    The U.S. head of a Brazilian sports marketing company pleaded not guilty in a New York court on Friday to bribery-related charges, one of 14 people indicted on federal corruption charges that have rocked the football world's governing body, FIFA. … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Tennis as art in Roger Federer's smooth progression at French Open; Sharapova gets job done

    Tennis as art in Roger Federer's smooth progression at French Open; Sharapova gets job done

    One of Roger Federer's 5-year-old twin daughters had her nose buried in a comic book. Shame, really, that they didn't look up, because the tennis their father wove on the French Open centre court verged on art. The canvas for Federer's strokes, … More »

    The Canadian Press - 9 minutes ago
  • Baby on board: NASCAR driver Landon Cassill a father

    DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Landon Cassill is ready to take a run at fatherhood with the birth of a son. … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Impact visit Fire hoping recent form at home can translate to rare road win

    With back-to-back home wins under their belt, the Montreal Impact now want to prove they can be successful away from Saputo Stadium. The Impact will look to record their first away victory in MLS in their last 25 road games when they take on the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 11 minutes ago
  • Rockies prospect undergoes surgery to repair spleen

    Colorado Rockies prospect David Dahl had surgery to repair his spleen after a collision in the outfield during a game Thursday in New Britain, Connecticut. Dahl was in centerfield for Double-A New Britain and was racing in to make a sliding catch … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • At 32, Coughlin eyes 4th Olympics and chance at history

    Natalie Coughlin has thought about quitting, about getting on with the rest of her life. Usually, those thoughts wash over her after the Olympics, when she's pushed herself to the brink in training and can't bring herself to swim even one more … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • Big 12, big money: Schools share record $252 revenue

    Big 12 schools will split up a record $252 million in revenue, the ninth year in a row of increases. Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas Tech will get average full shares of about $25.6 million for … More »

    AP - Sports - 13 minutes ago
  • Marketing executive pleads not guilty in FIFA scandal

    A sports marketing executive from Florida pleaded not guilty on Friday to conspiracy and other charges stemming from the FIFA corruption scandal. Aaron Davidson entered the plea through his lawyer in federal court in Brooklyn, becoming the first … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Team owner hopeful of James Hinchcliffe return by August

    DETROIT (AP) -- James Hinchcliffe's team is hopeful the IndyCar driver can be back by the beginning of August after his crash at Indianapolis. … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Warriors guard Klay Thompson diagnosed with concussion

    Warriors guard Klay Thompson diagnosed with concussion

    Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion and will not practice until he is symptom free. The Warriors announced the diagnosis Friday after Thompson went through neurological tests earlier in the day. The … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 minutes ago
  • Falcons LB Prince Shembo accused of killing ex-girlfriend's dog

    Falcons LB Prince Shembo accused of killing ex-girlfriend's dog

    Shembo has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals for allegedly killing his ex-girlfriend’s Yorkie. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 24 minutes ago
  • Outfielder Alex Rios set to return to Royals' lineup

    Outfielder Alex Rios set to return to Royals' lineup

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Rios is expected to return to the Kansas City Royals' lineup for Saturday's game against the Chicago Cubs following 1 1/2 months on the disabled list with a broken left hand. … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • McIlroy makes fast getaway after missing Irish cut

    McIlroy makes fast getaway after missing Irish cut

    By Bernie McGuire NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy wasted little time after missing the cut for a third straight year at the Irish Open as he headed straight for his parents' Belfast home on Friday. It left … More »

    Reuters - 27 minutes ago
  • Generals mix practice and pleasure on five-day break before Mem Cup final

    The Generals were a perfect 3-0 in round robin play at the four-team tournament, clinching first place and a bye to the final with a 2-1 win over the Western Hockey League champion Kelowna Rockets on Tuesday night. The Ontario Hockey League … More »

    The Canadian Press - 32 minutes ago
  • Rockets C Howard suspended 1 game

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has been suspended without pay for one game after getting his fourth flagrant foul point in the postseason. The foul in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals was ruled a common foul during the game, but was … More »

    AP - Sports - 35 minutes ago
  • Post Blatter's re-election, Coca-Cola urges FIFA to address issues

    (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co urged FIFA to take "concrete actions" to address the issues that have been raised, hours after Sepp Blatter was re-elected the president of the world football governing body mired in a corruption scandal. "FIFA must now … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Tennis-French Open order of play on Saturday

    PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Order of play on show courts on the seventh day of the French Open on Saturday (all matches third round, times GMT, prefix numbers denote seedings): Court Philippe Chatrier (play starts at 0900): 4-Petra Kvitova (Czech … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Europe vows to fight for reform despite Blatter's win

    Europe's top soccer officials have vowed not to give up their fight to reform FIFA despite failing in their bid to oust Sepp Blatter as president of the sport's world governing body. UEFA president Michel Platini, one of the driving forces behind … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • Blatter faces bigger challenge at divided FIFA

    Blatter faces bigger challenge at divided FIFA

    As Sepp Blatter was re-elected FIFA president on Friday he made almost exactly the same speech he did in 2011 about the need to pull together and root out corruption. Not only has FIFA failed to change its scandal-plagued image, it faces an even … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • James says 'you can't' stop Curry

    James says 'you can't' stop Curry

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- LeBron James says he's given teammates ''the blueprint'' for the NBA Finals and it's up to the Cavaliers to follow it. … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • 'Disappointed' US football officials still push for FIFA change

    (Reuters) - American football officials expressed their disappointment after Sepp Blatter's FIFA election victory on Friday but were adamant they would continue to push for change and reform within the game's governing body. U.S. football President … More »

    Reuters - 51 minutes ago
  • Golf-McIlroy makes fast getaway after missing Irish cut

    (Updates at end of round) By Bernie McGuire NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland, May 29 (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy wasted little time after missing the cut for a third straight year at the Irish Open as he headed straight for his parents' … More »

    Reuters - 52 minutes ago
  • Texas lawmakers vote to end high school steroids testing

    Texas lawmakers voted Friday to dismantle the state's high school steroids testing program after eight years. The move came in a budget vote that stripped out all funding for the program over the next two years. Texas had been scaling down the … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • USA, Japan work to get women's softball into 2020 Olympics

    The USA women's softball team will participate in the four-team Japan Cup in August as preparation for the sport's possible return to the Olympic program in 2020. Women's softball was removed for the 2012 Olympics and won't be in the 2016 Rio … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Truex seeks breakthrough win in Dover

    Truex seeks breakthrough win in Dover

    Martin Truex Jr. is keeping the car that has led more laps than any other in the series each of the last two races. Speeding closer to his first Sprint Cup victory in two seasons, Truex's Furniture Row Racing team brought the car that dominated at … More »

    AP - Sports - 56 minutes ago
  • Quebec Remparts-Kelowna Rockets Memorial Cup semifinal chatravaganza, Friday 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT!

    Quebec Remparts-Kelowna Rockets Memorial Cup semifinal chatravaganza, Friday 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT!

    Join Buzzing The Net for a live chat during the Memorial Cup semifinal on Friday. … More »

    Buzzing The Net - 57 minutes ago
  • Devils sign Russian F Kalinin

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Sergey Kalinin to an entry-level contract. … More »

    AP - Sports - 57 minutes ago
  • U.S. sports exec pleads not guilty in FIFA bribery scandal

    NEW YORK, May 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. head of a Brazilian sports marketing company pleaded not guilty in a New York court on Friday to bribery-related charges, one of 14 people indicted on federal corruption charges that have rocked the soccer … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Staley, South Carolina sign Georgia Tech transfer in Davis

    Staley, South Carolina sign Georgia Tech transfer in Davis

    South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is building a program to last - and others outside the Southeastern Conference want to be part of it. Staley picked up a second high-profile transfer from the Atlantic Coast Conference in high-scoring Georgia Tech … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • SEC: Slive handing over reins to Sankey 2 months early

    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive is handing over the reins to Greg Sankey sooner than expected. Slive announced Friday at the end of the league's spring meetings that Sankey will take over on Monday. The 74-year-old Slive was … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • The Latest: 5-set specialist Gael Monfils reaches the French Open 4th round the hard way

    The Latest: 5-set specialist Gael Monfils reaches the French Open 4th round the hard way

    Gael Monfils likes doing things the hard way at the French Open, where five-setters are becoming his trademark. The 13th-seeded Frenchman trailed Pablo Cuevas 2-1 in sets on Suzanne Lenglen court, before rallying to win 4-6, 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • FIFA re-elects Blatter despite probes

    FIFA re-elects Blatter despite probes

    Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption. The 209 FIFA member federations gave the 79-year-old Blatter another … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • South American federation says it'll keep 2018 World Cup slots

    South American federation says it'll keep 2018 World Cup slots

    ASUNCION (Reuters) - South America's soccer federation CONMEBOL says it has received assurances it will retain four automatic World Cup qualifying places for Russia 2018 plus its single playoff place. "The re-elected (FIFA) president Sepp Blatter … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • No acclamation just chutzpah from unconvincing Blatter

    No acclamation just chutzpah from unconvincing Blatter

    Sepp Blatter's face told its own story. Behind the forced jocularity, the grin seemed unconvincing and somehow he looked all of his 79 years after being re-elected as FIFA president in Zurich on Friday following the most damaging challenge yet to … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago