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  • Irish Republican dissident group says behind fatal shooting in Dublin - BBC

    Irish Republican dissident group says behind fatal shooting in Dublin - BBC

    An Irish Republican dissident group said it was behind a fatal shooting last Friday at an Irish boxing weigh-in, the BBC reported. One man was killed and two others wounded when gunmen opened fire at the event at the Regency Hotel in Dublin. … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • France to play Cameroon and Scotland in Euro 2016 warm-ups

    France to play Cameroon and Scotland in Euro 2016 warm-ups

    Euro 2016 hosts France will play home friendlies against Cameroon and Scotland in the build-up to this year's tournament, the French Football Federation said on Monday. The French will face Cameroon on May 30 in Nantes and Scotland on June 4 in … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • Swansea must kill off games not hold on to them - Fabianski

    Swansea must kill off games not hold on to them - Fabianski

    (Reuters) - Swansea City must learn to kill off teams by scoring at least two goals, goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski said as the club seek to keep out of the Premier League's relegation dogfight. Swansea, unbeaten in four games, are yet to lose in the … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Exclusive: U.S. athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika - officials

    Exclusive: U.S. athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika - officials

    By Daniel Bases and Joshua Schneyer NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games … More »

    Reuters - 41 minutes ago
  • North Carolina Gov. McCrory in minor crash after Super Bowl

    North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory sustained minor injuries after the vehicle he was riding in was rear-ended shortly after the Carolina Panthers' Super Bowl loss. California Highway Patrol Officer Ross Lee said the vehicle was traveling on State … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Carnival roars ahead in Brazil despite Zika health scare

    The worst health scare in recent history is not keeping Brazilians from their annual Carnival revelry, with millions of partiers swarming streets and some making fun of the mosquito that spreads Zika and other viruses. "It's one more thing to worry … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Exclusive: Zika virus discourages many Americans from Latin America travel

    The rapidly spreading Zika virus is discouraging many Americans from traveling to Latin America and the Caribbean, with 41 percent of those aware of the disease saying they are less likely to take such a trip, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows. Airlines … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babies

    By Bill Berkrot and Anthony Boadle NEW YORK/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Experts on microcephaly, the birth defect that has sparked alarm in the current Zika virus outbreak, say they are struck by the severity of a small number of cases they have reviewed … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Behind the scenes of Peyton Manning in the locker room

    Behind the scenes of Peyton Manning in the locker room

    Yahoo Sports was there as Manning took off his jersey for what could be the final time. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 1 hour 23 minutes ago
  • Denver defense kryptonite to Panthers Superman Newton

    Denver defense kryptonite to Panthers Superman Newton

    By Steve Keating SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) - The Denver Broncos shocked the Carolina Panthers 24-10 as the Super Bowl closed out its first half-century on Sunday with an upset and a cliffhanger as Peyton Manning left everyone guessing about his … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • Newton wilts under Super Bowl spotlight

    By Deborah M. Todd SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) - After basking in the spotlight of a career season, the Carolina Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton fell flat under the glare of the world's biggest stage. The jovial squad known for a … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • Broncos' Manning says retirement decision will wait

    By Larry Fine SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) - Peyton Manning crowned a brilliant NFL career on Sunday as he helped steer the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl victory but put his retirement decision on hold. The 39-year-old Manning, who … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • Broncos defense too ferocious for Panthers in Super Bowl

    The speedy Broncos defense set the tone early when outside linebacker Vonn Miller barreled into Newton and stripped the ball from his hands before defensive end Malik Jackson fell on the ball in the end zone for the game's first touchdown. Constant … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • Stoke must take more risks, says manager Hughes

    Stoke must take more risks, says manager Hughes

    (Reuters) - Stoke City players should start taking more risks to end their four-game winless streak in the Premier League, manager Mark Hughes said after Saturday's 3-0 drubbing at the hands of Everton. Stoke have failed to score in any of their … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 31 minutes ago
  • The Bottom Line - The benefits of retaining European players

    The Bottom Line - The benefits of retaining European players

    Each week, The Vertical's Front Office Insider Bobby Marks takes you behind the scenes to reveal the strategic decisions made by NBA general managers. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - Fri, 5 Feb, 2016 8:46 PM EST
  • White Mamba Minute - Meet Kobe's alter-ego

    White Mamba Minute - Meet Kobe's alter-ego

    NBA Analyst Brian Scalabrine explains the origins of the "White Mamba." Brian Scalabrine is a former professional basketball player and currently an NBA analyst for The Vertical and Comcast SportsNet New England. 2016 is the year of #AskScal. The … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - Fri, 5 Feb, 2016 8:56 PM EST
  • West Ham's Tomkins ruled out with calf injury

    West Ham's Tomkins ruled out with calf injury

    (Reuters) - West Ham United will be without defender James Tomkins for Tuesday's FA Cup fourth-round replay against Liverpool and the next few games, manager Slaven Bilic said on Monday. Tomkins damaged his calf in Saturday's 1-0 Premier League … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 43 minutes ago
  • Margin of Loss Stuns Carolina Panthers Fans

    Margin of Loss Stuns Carolina Panthers Fans

    Carolina Panthers fans decked themselves out in their team colors. But they weren’t expecting their beloved team to end up black and blue. (Feb. 8) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • Bronco fans celebrate Super Bowl win in Denver streets

    Bronco fans celebrate Super Bowl win in Denver streets

    DENVER (AP) -- Some Broncos fans celebrated Denver's Super Bowl victory over the Carolina Panthers in downtown streets, and police reported some arrests. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
  • Unbeaten run has Saints back on track, says Van Dijk

    Unbeaten run has Saints back on track, says Van Dijk

    Southampton's five-game unbeaten run in the Premier League, which has lifted them to seventh in the table, has halted a worrying mid-season slump, according to defender Virgil van Dijk. Saints lost six league matches out of eight to slip to 13th in … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 6 minutes ago
  • Leicester story can inspire Sunderland escape, says Defoe

    Leicester story can inspire Sunderland escape, says Defoe

    Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe is looking to Leicester City for inspiration as his relegation-threatened club bid to stay in the Premier League. Leicester, who beat Manchester City on Saturday to go five points clear at the top of the table, also … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 28 minutes ago
  • Malaysian filmmaker seeks to rekindle lost pride in national football

    Malaysian filmmaker seeks to rekindle lost pride in national football

    By Joseph Sipalan KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - In a country that pays as much attention to England's football Premier League as it does to local politics, one film director is seeking to rekindle lost pride in a national game that has languished in … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 40 minutes ago
  • Pressure now on title rivals, says Leicester's Ranieri

    Pressure now on title rivals, says Leicester's Ranieri

    (Reuters) - The pressure is now on Leicester City's title rivals to remove the Foxes from the top of the Premier League table, manager Claudio Ranieri said after Saturday's thumping 3-1 league victory over Manchester City. A brace from defender … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 53 minutes ago
  • McCullum heads into ODI retirement with NZ win

    McCullum heads into ODI retirement with NZ win

    (Reuters) - New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum ended his one-day international career with a series victory over Australia on Monday with his side sealing a 55-run win in the deciding third match at Seddon Park in Hamilton. New Zealand, who were … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • McCullum ends one-day career with strong legacy

    Brendon McCullum's one-day international career ended on Monday with a 55-run win over Australia at Seddon Park, though the legacy of the aggressive right-hander is likely to have a much longer effect on the sport in New Zealand. The New Zealand … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 58 minutes ago
  • How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL

    Donald Trump was known in New York by 1984 as a flashy newcomer to Manhattan real estate. The women had come to audition for the Brig-A-Dears, the cheerleading squad of the New Jersey Generals, part of the upstart United States Football League. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • McCullum heads into ODI retirement with New Zealand win

    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum ended his one-day international career with a series victory over Australia on Monday with his side sealing a 55-run win in the deciding third match at Seddon Park in Hamilton. New Zealand, who were all out for … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Alberta luge operator likely not liable for teenagers' deaths: lawyer

    It is unlikely the operator of a high-performance training facility in Calgary would be held legally responsible for the deaths of two teenage brothers who took an after-hours toboggan run down an Olympic luge-bobsled track, says a liability lawyer. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • Newton Struggles in Super Bowl, Panthers Lose

    Newton Struggles in Super Bowl, Panthers Lose

    Cam Newton's dream season ended with a nightmare performance. Fresh off being named the league's MVP, the Panthers quarterback was stymied by an aggressive Denver Broncos defense in his first Super Bowl appearance on Sunday. (Feb. 7) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 3 hours ago
  • Dominant D carries Manning, Broncos to 24-10 Super Bowl win

    Dominant D carries Manning, Broncos to 24-10 Super Bowl win

    With his prolific passing and complete control of the game at the line of scrimmage, Peyton Manning helped usher in the NFL's wide-open era of high-scoring offenses and pass-happy game plans. Manning's possible farewell game in Super Bowl 50 was a … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Manning spoils his fans again, walks off with a second title

    Manning spoils his fans again, walks off with a second title

    Over two decades of watching Peyton Manning play on the biggest stages, fans became numb to all he could do - the way he dissected defenses with clinical precision, the way he rewrote the record book, even the way he came back from a neck injury … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Denver Fans Leave Super Bowl Happy

    Denver Fans Leave Super Bowl Happy

    Denver Broncos fans left Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California very happy after the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in the Super Bowl on Sunday night. (Feb. 8) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 3 hours ago
  • Denver Bronco's Defense Brings Home the Lombardi

    Denver Bronco's Defense Brings Home the Lombardi

    Von Miller and the rest of Denver's dominant defense realized the only way to ditch their doubters was to bring home the silver ball from the Golden Gate City. There's no denying Denver now. (Feb. 7) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 3 hours ago
  • Trump: Unlikely he'd run for president if he had NFL team

    Had his 2014 bid for the Buffalo Bills worked out, he probably wouldn't be running for president now. It's been 30 years since the demise of the United States Football League, an upstart group that Trump led in a high-profile but ultimately … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Golf-World Rankings

    Feb 8 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 11.95 2. (2) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 10.07 3. (3) Jason Day (Australia) 10.04 4. (4) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 8.23 5. (6) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 7.32 6. (5) Bubba Watson (U.S.) … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads

    From a strange creature called ''Puppymonkeybaby'' to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages. On advertising's biggest night, Chrysler celebrated Jeep with an ad featuring … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Broncos Linebacker Von Miller Super Bowl MVP

    Broncos Linebacker Von Miller Super Bowl MVP

    Von Miller was second-to-none in the Super Bowl. The Denver linebacker harassed Carolina quarterback Cam Newton from start to finish, forcing two fumbles, compiling 2½ sacks and earning Super Bowl MVP honors. (Feb. 7) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 4 hours ago
  • Martinez tips in-form Lennon to make England's Euro squad

    Martinez tips in-form Lennon to make England's Euro squad

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez has tipped Aaron Lennon to make England's Euro 2016 squad and believes the in-form winger could be a valuable player for his country during the tournament in France. Having not represented his country since February … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Fans walkout no excuse for Liverpool, says Henderson

    Fans walkout no excuse for Liverpool, says Henderson

    The walkout by home fans in the 77th minute over rising ticket prices is no excuse for Liverpool's 2-2 Premier League draw with Sunderland on Saturday, captain Jordan Henderson has said. Liverpool seemed cruising to three points thanks to … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • United showing they can play attractive football: Mata

    United showing they can play attractive football: Mata

    (Reuters) - Manchester United have shown they are capable of playing an attractive and attacking brand of football in their recent games, midfielder Juan Mata said after Sunday's 1-1 Premier League draw at his former club Chelsea. United's style of … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago