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  1. Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Carlos Carrasco, Ryan Braun and a look around the league
    Dalton Del Don

    Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Carlos Carrasco, Ryan Braun and a look around the league

  2. NY Rangers frustrated by Tampa’s sudden shot-blocking ways
    Greg Wyshynski

    NY Rangers frustrated by Tampa’s sudden shot-blocking ways

  3. Blackhawks and Ducks try to recover fast for Game 5
    Josh Cooper

    Blackhawks and Ducks try to recover fast for Game 5

  4. Greg Cosell's NFL analysis: Jameis Winston landed with a good coordinator
    Greg Cosell

    Greg Cosell's NFL analysis: Jameis Winston landed with a good coordinator

  5. Stephen Desrocher's decision to take advice from roommate, billet dad pays off for Generals
    Sunaya Sapurji

    Stephen Desrocher's decision to take advice from roommate, billet dad pays off for Generals

  6. Chicago Bears look bad, cut Ray McDonald after latest arrest
    Frank Schwab

    Chicago Bears look bad, cut Ray McDonald after latest arrest

  7. What We Learned: Blackhawks playing dangerous game on defense
    Ryan Lambert

    What We Learned: Blackhawks playing dangerous game on defense

  8. Eugenie Bouchard, Vasek Pospisil open their French Open campaigns Tuesday
    Stephanie Myles

    Eugenie Bouchard, Vasek Pospisil open their French Open campaigns Tuesday

  9. War of words: Horford says Dellavedova's 'track record' is clear; LeBron says Delly 'doesn't deserve it'
    Marc J. Spears

    War of words: Horford says Dellavedova's 'track record' is clear; LeBron says Delly 'doesn't deserve it'

  10. Daily Dime: Get Brett Anderson I said
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    Daily Dime: Get Brett Anderson I said

  11. This time cramps can't stop LeBron James as he's one step closer to NBA Finals
    Marc J. Spears

    This time cramps can't stop LeBron James as he's one step closer to NBA Finals

  12. Chris Weidman's critics are missing the boat; UFC middleweight champ is no fluke
    Dave Doyle

    Chris Weidman's critics are missing the boat; UFC middleweight champ is no fluke

  • Bears release Ray McDonald after arrest in California

    Bears release Ray McDonald after arrest in California

    The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby. McDonald was taken into custody at 7 a.m. Monday on … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 minutes 55 seconds ago
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger teases Daniel Cormier about belly after his UFC title win

    Arnold Schwarzenegger teases Daniel Cormier about belly after his UFC title win

    'The Governator' crashed a post-fight interview to give Cormier props and prod the new light heavyweight champ. … More »

    Cagewriter - 11 minutes ago
  • Rays' 1B Loney has broken finger, could miss 4-6 weeks

    Rays' 1B Loney has broken finger, could miss 4-6 weeks

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have put first baseman James Loney on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left middle finger, and expect him to miss four to six weeks. … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Business at the high end is grand for Trump

    Business at the high end is grand for Trump

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warning bells have sounded on the health of golf, from lower participation and course closures to environmental demands for reduced water use, but billionaire Donald Trump says business at the high end is grand. … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • Roark, Ramos lead Nationals past Cubs 2-1

    Roark, Ramos lead Nationals past Cubs 2-1

    Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth, Tanner Roark pitched five effective innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Monday. Denard Span also homered for Washington, which has won eight of nine. Making his first … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 minutes ago
  • Golf-Business at the high end is grand for Trump

    (Fixes typo in first paragraph) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, May 25 (Reuters) - Warning bells have sounded on the health of golf, from lower participation and course closures to environmental demands for reduced water use, but billionaire Donald Trump … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • Josh Hamilton strikes out in first at-bat back with Rangers

    Josh Hamilton strikes out in first at-bat back with Rangers

    Hamilton made his improbable return to the Texas Rangers on Monday in Cleveland. … More »

    Big League Stew - 27 minutes ago
  • Reds lose 9th straight, Arenado leads Rockies to 5-4 win

    Reds lose 9th straight, Arenado leads Rockies to 5-4 win

    Nolan Arenado's big games back-to-back have the Colorado Rockies feeling like they're finally getting their act together. Arenado homered, had three hits and drove in the tiebreaking run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Nolasco, Plouffe help Twins stay hot in 7-2 win over Red Sox

    Nolasco, Plouffe help Twins stay hot in 7-2 win over Red Sox

    Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2-3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday. The Twins got 16 hits to pick up their AL-leading 16th win in May. After … More »

    AP - Sports - 34 minutes ago
  • Bears release defensive end Ray McDonald after domestic violence arrest in California

    Bears release defensive end Ray McDonald after domestic violence arrest in California

    The Chicago Bears have released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from him assaulting a woman who was holding a baby. Santa Clara police Lt. Kurt Clarke reports that … More »

    The Canadian Press - 34 minutes ago
  • Bears release McDonald amid domestic violence arrest

    Bears release McDonald amid domestic violence arrest

    (Reuters) - The Chicago Bears have released Ray McDonald after the defensive tackle was arrested on Monday for misdemeanor domestic violence and child endangerment charges. The 30-year-old McDonald, who has been involved in a string of domestic … More »

    Reuters - 38 minutes ago
  • Convicted pedophile, former hockey coach Graham James faces more charges

    Convicted pedophile, former hockey coach Graham James faces more charges

    Convicted pedophile and former junior hockey coach Graham James is facing more sex-related charges. RCMP in Swift Current, Sask., say James is charged with sexual assault that is alleged to have occurred when he was coaching the Swift Current … More »

    The Canadian Press - 38 minutes ago
  • Hamilton strikes out in first at-bat

    Hamilton strikes out in first at-bat

    Back on a big league field, Josh Hamilton struck out on four pitches in the first inning Monday. At least he was in the lineup, playing with the Texas Rangers for the first time in three years. Hamilton drew some cheers when he came to bat after … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • Orioles deal Astros' Keuchel first loss

    Orioles deal Astros' Keuchel first loss

    With the exception of two mighty swings, the Baltimore Orioles did very little offensively against Dallas Keuchel. Baltimore didn't strand a runner and never got one in scoring position. In six of eight innings, the Orioles sent only three batters … More »

    AP - Sports - 40 minutes ago
  • Critics beware: Underestimate Weidman at your own peril

    Critics beware: Underestimate Weidman at your own peril

    After toppling another Brazilian legend, Chris Weidman shouldn't have to take a backseat to anyone. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 43 minutes ago
  • NFL-Bears release McDonald amid domestic violence arrest

    The Chicago Bears have released Ray McDonald after the defensive tackle was arrested on Monday for misdemeanor domestic violence and child endangerment charges. The 30-year-old McDonald, who has been involved in a string of domestic assault … More »

    Reuters - 43 minutes ago
  • Forgotten man Farbrace keeps things simple for England

    Forgotten man Farbrace keeps things simple for England

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Interim England coach Paul Farbrace emphasised the fun factor after leading his team to a thrilling 124-run victory over New Zealand in the first test on Monday. With England poised to appoint Australian Trevor … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Montoya gives IndyCar the Indianapolis 500 it needed

    Montoya gives IndyCar the Indianapolis 500 it needed

    Extra! Extra! Juan Pablo Montoya still had to pay $2 to read all about it. On a gray and blustery Monday morning, the Colombian spent more than two hours on the Yard of Bricks taking the customary Indianapolis 500 winner photos. With a … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • Olympic speedskater Denny Morrison says he's 'lucky dude' after motorbike crash

    Olympic speedskater Denny Morrison says he's 'lucky dude' after motorbike crash

    Olympic speedskating champion Denny Morrison says he's "one lucky dude" after suffering multiple injuries in a motorcycle accident earlier this month. Morrison was charged with failing to yield to a yellow light. Speed Skating Canada says Morrison … More »

    The Canadian Press - 48 minutes ago
  • Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup

    Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup

    Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup. The Russian prison service is backing a bid by Alexander Khinshtein, a lawmaker from the ruling United Russia party, to allow prisoners to be taken … More »

    AP - Sports - 53 minutes ago
  • Yanks score 8 in 1st, romp past KC 14-1

    Yanks score 8 in 1st, romp past KC 14-1

    Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees quickly erased the memory of a lost weekend, romping past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday to end a six-game skid. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Venus Williams exits again in 1st round at French Open, beaten by up-and-comer Sloane Stephens

    Venus Williams exits again in 1st round at French Open, beaten by up-and-comer Sloane Stephens

    A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was. For the 15th-seeded Williams, it was her second opening defeat in three years at Roland Garros. Williams didn't show up for a news conference, meaning … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • England v New Zealand first test

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Following is a timeline on the first test between England and New Zealand at Lord's which England won by 124 runs on Monday. *England collapse to 30-4 on the first morning after being sent into bat. *Joe Root leads … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Pundits acclaim one of the great test matches

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - England's 124-run victory over New Zealand in the first test at Lord's on Monday has been widely acclaimed as one of the greatest matches in the history of the game. The contest fluctuated one way and the other over … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Eugenie Bouchard, Vasek Pospisil open their French Open campaigns Tuesday

    Eugenie Bouchard, Vasek Pospisil open their French Open campaigns Tuesday

    Both Canadians kept a very low profile around the grounds at Roland Garros Monday – to say the least. … More »

    Eh Game - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Levy heads 11 qualifiers from Walton Heath for U.S. Open

    Levy heads 11 qualifiers from Walton Heath for U.S. Open

    Frenchman Alexander Levy earned a debut appearance at the U.S. Open next month after finishing top at the international sectional qualifier at Walton Heath on the outskirts of London on Monday. Levy fired a six-under-par 66 on the Old Course in the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • Colon beats Phils, notches seventh win

    Colon beats Phils, notches seventh win

    Wilmer Flores hit a tiebreaking three-run homer off Justin De Fratus in the sixth inning to help Bartolo Colon win a day after the pitcher's 42nd birthday, and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Monday to stop a three-game losing … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Greg Cosell's NFL analysis: Jameis Winston landed with a good coordinator

    Greg Cosell's NFL analysis: Jameis Winston landed with a good coordinator

    You can make an argument that Jameis Winston is a similar player to Matt Ryan. And Winston will be with the same offensive coordinator Ryan had the past three years. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Golf-Levy heads 11 qualifiers from Walton Heath for U.S. Open

    Frenchman Alexander Levy earned a debut appearance at the U.S. Open next month after finishing top at the international sectional qualifier at Walton Heath on the outskirts of London on Monday. Levy fired a six-under-par 66 on the Old Course in the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 33 minutes ago
  • Real sack coach Ancelotti after mediocre season

    Real sack coach Ancelotti after mediocre season

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid have sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti after the world's richest club by income failed to win major silverware this season and, according to local media, Napoli's Rafa Benitez is the favourite to succeed … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Denver beats Maryland 10-5 for 1st NCAA men's lacrosse title

    Denver beats Maryland 10-5 for 1st NCAA men's lacrosse title

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Denver won its first NCAA men's lacrosse championship, beating Maryland 10-5 on Monday behind five goals from senior Wesley Berg. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Stephens downs Venus to advance into Paris round two

    Stephens downs Venus to advance into Paris round two

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Former world number one Venus Williams suffered another early French Open exit when she was beaten 7-6(5) 6-1 by fellow American Sloane Stephens in the first round on Monday. It was not a major surprise though as … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Nervy Murray through to second round

    Nervy Murray through to second round

    Andy Murray opened his latest campaign for a first French Open victory with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 win over Argentine Facundo Arguello on Monday. Murray is in the same half of the Roland Garros draw as favorite Novak Djokovic and nine-times champion Rafa … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • James, Cavaliers limping toward Finals

    James, Cavaliers limping toward Finals

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- LeBron James says he won't allow his sore body to slow his drive toward another NBA Finals. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • Sharapova and Murray show off title credentials

    Sharapova and Murray show off title credentials

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova got back in the groove at her happiest hunting ground while Andy Murray's growing love of clay blossomed as both posted easy first-round wins at the French Open on Monday. Defending champion … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • Coric leads teenage assault on Roland Garros

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Croatian Borna Coric and Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis led the teenage contingent in the men's draw at the French Open on Monday but American Frances Tiafoe's debut proved a brief one. Coric, who plays with a … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Stephens downs Venus to advance into Paris round two

    (Adds quotes) By Julien Pretot PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - Former world number one Venus Williams suffered another early French Open exit when she was beaten 7-6(5) 6-1 by fellow American Sloane Stephens in the first round on Monday. It was not a … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Corrected - Nervy Murray through to second round

    Corrected - Nervy Murray through to second round

    Andy Murray opened his latest campaign for a first French Open victory with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 win over Argentine Facundo Arguello on Monday. Murray is in the same half of the Roland Garros draw as favourite Novak Djokovic and nine-times champion Rafa … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Nervy Murray through to second round

    (Corrects Arguello's name in lead) PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - Andy Murray opened his latest campaign for a first French Open victory with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 win over Argentine Facundo Arguello on Monday. Murray is in the same half of the Roland Garros … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • Tennis-Sharapova and Murray show off title credentials

    Tennis-Sharapova and Murray show off title credentials

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova got back in the groove at her happiest hunting ground while Andy Murray's growing love of clay blossomed as both posted easy first-round wins at the French Open on Monday. Defending champion … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 2 minutes ago