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  1. Face of UFC Testosterone Replacement Therapy fighting to erase PED stigma
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    Face of UFC Testosterone Replacement Therapy fighting to erase PED stigma

  2. Dana White defends Reebok deal
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    Dana White defends Reebok deal

  3. Slava Fetisov wants Russian players to stay home before age 28
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    Slava Fetisov wants Russian players to stay home before age 28

  4. Video: Winnipeg flagbearers at FIFA Women's World Cup escaped violence in Iraq
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    Video: Winnipeg flagbearers at FIFA Women's World Cup escaped violence in Iraq

  5. What Mike Babcock can actually do for Maple Leafs (Trending Topics)
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    What Mike Babcock can actually do for Maple Leafs (Trending Topics)

  6. What MMA gyms need to change
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  7. NFL denies NFLPA request for Goodell recusal in Brady appeal
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    NFL denies NFLPA request for Goodell recusal in Brady appeal

  8. Edmonton Oilers ticket campaign includes the McDavid 'golden envelope'
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    Edmonton Oilers ticket campaign includes the McDavid 'golden envelope'

  9. Jersey Fouls of the Week: Babcock in blue; Hipsters love Henrik
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    Jersey Fouls of the Week: Babcock in blue; Hipsters love Henrik

  10. It's not only the 'Triplets' producing for the Tampa Bay Lightning
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  11. Bettman talks salary cap; Quenneville's lineup changes; Boyle has more to prove (Puck Headlines)
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  12. UNC basketball’s biggest threat to title hopes could be postseason ban
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  • Garcia scratched from White Sox's lineup with swollen knee

    Garcia scratched from White Sox's lineup with swollen knee

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Minnesota Twins because of inflammation in his right knee. … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Red Sox call up Cuban OF Rusney Castillo

    BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have recalled outfielder Rusney Castillo from Triple-A. … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • Rays' minor league team cancels 'A-Rod Juice Box' promotion

    Rays' minor league team cancels 'A-Rod Juice Box' promotion

    What began as ''A-Rod Juice Box'' promo night for a Tampa Bay Rays minor league team quickly became Apology Night. The Charlotte Stone Crabs of the Florida State League on Friday night abruptly canceled the promotion that barbed slugger Alex … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Jersey Fouls of the Week: Babcock in blue; Hipsters love Henrik

    Jersey Fouls of the Week: Babcock in blue; Hipsters love Henrik

    If you want to submit, make sure to email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com or tweet to the hashtag #jerseyfoul. We’ll pick them up, and try to make sure to give credit where credit is due. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 14 minutes ago
  • Mirror Image: Robinson sees lots of similarities between Whitecaps, Rapids

    The Vancouver Whitecaps and Colorado Rapids might be sitting at opposite ends of the standings, but Carl Robinson says Saturday's game will be like looking in the mirror. "I see a team that's pretty similar to ourselves," the Whitecaps' head coach … More »

    The Canadian Press - 16 minutes ago
  • Marlins players skip team's annual Fish 'N Chips charity event

    Marlins players skip team's annual Fish 'N Chips charity event

    An already bad week for the Marlins gets a little messier from a public relations standpoint. … More »

    Big League Stew - 18 minutes ago
  • Irving to miss Game 2 after knee exam

    Irving to miss Game 2 after knee exam

    Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving missed Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night after he had his ailing left knee examined by Dr. James Andrews. Irving had been listed as questionable after … More »

    AP - Sports - 18 minutes ago
  • LHP Smith banned 8 games over substances

    LHP Smith banned 8 games over substances

    Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell didn't see a shiny substance on reliever Will Smith's right arm until it was too late. Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez had already emerged from the dugout to ask umpires to check to see if Smith was … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 minutes ago
  • Kyrie Irving (left knee tendinitis) out for Hawks-Cavaliers Game 2

    Kyrie Irving (left knee tendinitis) out for Hawks-Cavaliers Game 2

    The All-Star point guard's been dealing with knee pain for weeks, and it will keep him out of Game 2. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 28 minutes ago
  • North Carolina beats Duke 16-7 in NCAA lacrosse semis

    North Carolina beats Duke 16-7 in NCAA lacrosse semis

    CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Aly Messinger had three goals and two assists to help North Carolina beat Duke 16-7 on Friday in the NCAA women's lacrosse semifinals at PPL Park. … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Toronto FC unfazed at sharing BMO Field home with CFL Argonauts

    Sharing BMO Field with the CFL Argonauts doesn't seem to faze Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley and coach Greg Vanney. Despite assurances from Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, some fans have expressed concern that the field will suffer, as well … More »

    The Canadian Press - 29 minutes ago
  • I would never choose to leave Chelsea, says Mourinho

    I would never choose to leave Chelsea, says Mourinho

    By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho would not choose to leave the club he has just steered to another Premier League title but he is prepared to manage another English team, the Portuguese coach has told the BBC. … More »

    Reuters - 45 minutes ago
  • Babcock has emotional goodbye in Detroit

    Babcock has emotional goodbye in Detroit

    Mike Babcock stood at the front of the familiar dressing room at Joe Louis Arena, this time for something of a farewell address. ''I dug it out here today - I'm going through and cleaning out my office,'' Babcock said. ''It gives me great pride … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • A's Crisp won't immediately have surgery

    A's Crisp won't immediately have surgery

    The Oakland Athletics have ruled out immediate neck surgery for outfielder Coco Crisp. The A's said Friday they expect to make a decision this weekend on Crisp's playing status. ''If you talk about surgery, that probably means a bad outcome as far … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Formula One drivers urge fans to have their say

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Formula One drivers are hoping to give supporters a say in the future of the sport through a global survey launched on Thursday. "We want to talk to our fans, we want to know what they think," Alex Wurz, the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • NFL-National Football League roundup

    The NFL has rejected the NFL Players Association's request that commissioner Roger Goodell recuse himself as the arbitrator in Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension stemming from Deflategate. The NFLPA made the request on Tuesday, but … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Marlins fail to show for charity event

    Marlins fail to show for charity event

    Mired in a seven-game losing streak, Miami Marlins players further disappointed their fans by failing to show as advertised for a charity event. The organization had said players would attend the event to benefit the inner cities baseball program. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Column: Olympic champion Schmitt struggles away from pool

    Column: Olympic champion Schmitt struggles away from pool

    Allison Schmitt seemed like the happiest person at the pool. Ask anyone about the five-time Olympic medalist, they'll quickly rattle off some offbeat thing she said or did, something that got everyone smiling. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Globetrotter great Haynes dies at 89

    Globetrotter great Haynes dies at 89

    Marques Haynes' dribbling skills wowed fans in more than 100 countries. Haynes, often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, died Friday in Plano, Texas, of natural causes, the Globetrotters said. ''Basketball has lost one of its most … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Houston star Harden's unique game hard to stop - and to like

    The Warriors did shut him down on the final play to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Opinions vary, but everyone who knows basketball seems to respect the game of arguably the best shooting guard in the NBA - especially the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • Edmonton Oilers ticket campaign includes the McDavid 'golden envelope'

    Edmonton Oilers ticket campaign includes the McDavid 'golden envelope'

    The never-ending celebration of the Edmonton Oilers winning the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft continues. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • 'Hawks recall D van Riemsdyk from minors

    The Chicago Blackhawks recalled defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from the minors Friday, and coach Joel Quenneville did not rule him out for the Western Conference finals against Anaheim. Van Riemsdyk is coming back from surgeries on his left knee in … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • NHL-National Hockey League roundup

    May 22 (The Sports Xchange) - Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle will not play Friday night against the New York Rangers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals in St. Petersburg, Fla. Carle was ruled out with an undisclosed injury on … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 39 minutes ago
  • Injured IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe posts photo from hospital 5 days after accident

    Injured IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe posts photo from hospital 5 days after accident

    James Hinchcliffe was smiling and dressed in a hospital gown in his first photo since the brutal crash that knocked him out of the Indianapolis 500. Hinchcliffe posted a photo Friday on Instagram of him in the gown and yellow socks, hooked to a … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
  • Jays place Travis on DL, recall Kawasaki

    The Blue Jays laced infielder Devon Travis on the 15-day disabled list Friday because of a sore left shoulder and promoted infielder Munenori Kawasaki from Triple-A Buffalo. Kawasaki is batting ninth and starting at second base against the Seattle … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 41 minutes ago
  • Rangers put 1B/OF Blanks on 15-day DL

    Rangers put 1B/OF Blanks on 15-day DL

    The Texas Rangers have put first baseman/outfielder Kyle Blanks on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Jake Smolinski from Triple-A Round Rock. Texas manager Jeff Banister said he expected Smolinski would be available Friday night … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said Kobe Bryant has indicated the 2015-16 season will be the star's last with the team. "He has indicated to me that this is it," Kupchak said Thursday on SiriusXM NBA Radio. Bryant, a five-time … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 45 minutes ago
  • McCutchen laughs off leaked pay stub

    McCutchen laughs off leaked pay stub

    Good thing Andrew McCutchen has direct deposit. The Pittsburgh Pirates star centerfielder laughed off a leaked photo of his pay stub Friday, joking he can handle the attention so long as he still gets paid. McCutchen's two-week stub was left … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 45 minutes ago
  • Hinchcliffe posts photo from hospital thanking safety crew

    Hinchcliffe posts photo from hospital thanking safety crew

    James Hinchcliffe was smiling and dressed in a hospital gown in his first photo since the brutal crash that knocked him out of the Indianapolis 500. Hinchcliffe posted a photo Friday on Instagram of him in the gown and yellow socks, hooked to a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup

    Milwaukee Brewers left-handed reliever Will Smith was suspended eight games by Major League Baseball for having a foreign substance on his right forearm during Thursday night's game. Smith, who was ejected in the seventh inning of a 10-1 loss to … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500

    Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500

    They call the Indianapolis 500 ''The Greatest Spectacle in Racing'' for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition. This year, IndyCar is hoping the 99th running of the event won't be a spectacle because … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 50 minutes ago
  • Blue Jays rookie Devon Travis's time on disabled list as much mental as physical

    Devon Travis's stint on the disabled list will be as much about his head as his shoulder. Travis was placed on the Toronto Blue Jays' 15-day DL late Thursday night, retroactive to May 17, to recover from left shoulder inflammation. The 24-year-old … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Goodell to hear Brady's appeal of ban

    Goodell to hear Brady's appeal of ban

    Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal. The union asked Goodell to remove himself from that role because it said he lacked impartiality and that Goodell would be called … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • Man who admitted killing B.C. hockey mom says sorry, wants rehab in prison

    Man who admitted killing B.C. hockey mom says sorry, wants rehab in prison

    A man who admitted to manslaughter in the death of a Surrey, B.C., hockey mom told court he never thought in a million years that he would be capable of causing such harm. A judge handed Yosef Gopaul a combined 12-year prison sentence on Friday for … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • UNC gets NCAA fraud allegations notice

    UNC gets NCAA fraud allegations notice

    North Carolina has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA connected to the school's academic fraud scandal. In a statement Friday, Chancellor Carol Folt and athletic director Bubba Cunningham said UNC is reviewing the ''lengthy'' notice and … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 2 minutes ago
  • Toronto goalie on outside looking in as he waits for painful foot injury to heal

    As Toronto FC practice wound down Friday, Joe Bendik watched from just inside the training centre doors. "I just went to sprint from a standstill, and ended up straining my plantar fascia," he said. Backup Chris Konopka, named to the MLS team of … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 3 minutes ago
  • Tanaka's next rehab start Wednesday

    Tanaka's next rehab start Wednesday

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is set to make his next rehabilitation start Wednesday against Boston's Triple-A team. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Lakers GM: 'This Is It' for Kobe Bryant

    Lakers GM: 'This Is It' for Kobe Bryant

    Appearing on SiriusXM NBA Radio, Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said Kobe Bryant will likely retire after next season. (May 22) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 2 hours 12 minutes ago
  • Braves' Wood ill, misses start

    ATLANTA (AP) -- Pitcher Alex Wood has a stomach virus and will not start for the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 17 minutes ago
  • Ex-Alpine Canada ski coach Bertrand Charest now facing 57 sex-related charges

    Ex-Alpine Canada ski coach Bertrand Charest now facing 57 sex-related charges

    SAINT-JEROME, Que. - A new charge has been laid against a former national ski coach who is already facing a host of sex-related accusations. The Crown introduced the single charge, involving a new alleged victim, during Bertrand Charest's brief … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 18 minutes ago