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  • Wawrinka eases into French Open fourth round

    Wawrinka eases into French Open fourth round

    PARIS (Reuters) - French Open holder Stan Wawrinka eased into the fourth round at Roland Garros with a drama-free 6-4 6-3 7-5 win over Jeremy Chardy on Friday. The Swiss third seed stepped on court shortly after nine-times champion Rafael Nadal … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Rohlman homers twice, Clemson tops Louisville 5-3 at ACCs

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Reed Rohlman hit two home runs and Clemson beat Louisville 5-3 on Friday at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • The Latest: Wawrinka eases into French Open 4th round

    The Latest: Wawrinka eases into French Open 4th round

    After a rough start, defending champion Stan Wawrinka is finding his mojo at the French Open. The third-seeded Swiss hit 36 winners in a 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 victory against Jeremy Chardy that advanced him to the fourth round. In the first round, … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Willett in 3-way share of 2nd-round lead at Wentworth

    Willett in 3-way share of 2nd-round lead at Wentworth

    Danny Willett made six birdies in a tournament-record 29 on the front nine at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday, setting up a 4-under 68 that gave the Masters champion a three-way share of the second-round lead. Willett's approach shots were so … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Uncertainty leaves Baylor in danger of return to bad ol'days

    Uncertainty leaves Baylor in danger of return to bad ol'days

    Enveloped by uncertainty, Baylor football is facing the possibility of a lost season, NCAA sanctions and the program slipping back toward the losing ways that predated Art Briles' tenure as coach. The university board of regents began the process … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 minutes ago
  • Trio for Rio set to make history: Estonian triplets head to Olympics

    Trio for Rio set to make history: Estonian triplets head to Olympics

    By David Mardiste TARTU, Estonia (Reuters) - Leila, Liina and Lily Luik from Estonia will make Olympics history when they cross the start line for the women's marathon in Rio. Twins competing in the same event is not uncommon at the Olympic level. … More »

    Reuters - 17 minutes ago
  • White Mamba Minute: Scal breaks down Bieber

    White Mamba Minute: Scal breaks down Bieber

    In this week's White Mamba Minute, Brian Scalabrine analyzes the 'lights out' shooting of Justin Bieber. Brian Scalabrine is a former professional basketball player and currently an NBA analyst for The Vertical and Comcast SportsNet New England. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 17 minutes ago
  • Gasquet sweeps Kyrgios aside to reach Paris last 16

    Gasquet sweeps Kyrgios aside to reach Paris last 16

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Local favourite Richard Gasquet was simply a class apart as he dismissed maverick Australian Nick Kyrgios 6-2 7-6(7) 6-2 to reach the French Open last 16 on Friday. The ninth seed relied on his trademark backhand … More »

    Reuters - 18 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Wawrinka eases into French Open fourth round

    PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - French Open holder Stan Wawrinka eased into the fourth round at Roland Garros with a drama-free 6-4 6-3 7-5 win over Jeremy Chardy on Friday. The Swiss third seed stepped on court shortly after nine-times champion Rafael … More »

    Reuters - 18 minutes ago
  • Canadian volleyballers in touch at last-chance Rio qualifying tournament

    Canadian volleyballers in touch at last-chance Rio qualifying tournament

    Canada opens the eight-team tourney Saturday against the No. 2-ranked team in the world, Poland, as it attempts to land a spot in the Summer Olympics tournament. … More »

    Eh Game - 19 minutes ago
  • Czechs beat Malta 6-0 in warmup for Euro 2016

    Czechs beat Malta 6-0 in warmup for Euro 2016

    KUFSTEIN, Austria (AP) -- The Czech Republic opened its final stage of preparations for the European Championship with a 6-0 victory over Malta on Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 22 minutes ago
  • Bryce Harper cuts up batting gloves after mammoth home run

    Bryce Harper cuts up batting gloves after mammoth home run

    Bryce Harper celebrated his massive home run by completely destroying a piece of his uniform. … More »

    Big League Stew - 25 minutes ago
  • Navy's Reynolds, Swain cleared for NFL

    Keenan Reynolds will get his chance to play in the NFL this season. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Friday that the record-setting Navy quarterback Reynolds and fullback Chris Swain can defer their military service to play in the NFL. … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Five things you need to know about Dodgers phenom Julio Urias

    Five things you need to know about Dodgers phenom Julio Urias

    Young lefty will make his major league debut Friday night in New York against the Mets. … More »

    Big League Stew - 27 minutes ago
  • Swedish crown princess' son Oscar christened in Stockholm

    Swedish crown princess' son Oscar christened in Stockholm

    Swedish Crown Princess Victoria's son was christened Oscar Carl Olof at a ceremony at the royal palace chapel in Stockholm on Friday. The young royal was born on March 2 and is third in line to the Swedish throne after his mother and his … More »

    Reuters - 28 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Gasquet sweeps Kyrgios aside to reach Paris last 16

    (Adds details, quotes) By Julien Pretot PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Local favourite Richard Gasquet was simply a class apart as he dismissed maverick Australian Nick Kyrgios 6-2 7-6(7) 6-2 to reach the French Open last 16 on Friday. The ninth seed … More »

    Reuters - 28 minutes ago
  • Eulogy: Remembering the 2015-16 Tampa Bay Lightning

    Eulogy: Remembering the 2015-16 Tampa Bay Lightning

    (Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hated them … More »

    Puck Daddy - 32 minutes ago
  • England batsmen fail to punish Sri Lanka

    England batsmen fail to punish Sri Lanka

    (Reuters) - England's batsmen failed to take full advantage on a first day of swinging fortunes in the second test against Sri Lanka, finishing on 310 for six after outstanding catching kept the touring side in contention on Friday. A late cameo … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Phinney, Small make Olympic statement with US titles

    Taylor Phinney and Carmen Small won the U.S. time trial national championships on Friday, each of the road cyclists making convincing statements for a spot on the team headed to the Rio Olympics. … More »

    AP - Sports - 38 minutes ago
  • Islamic State has Euro 2016 in its sights, German spy chief says

    Islamic State has Euro 2016 in its sights, German spy chief says

    Islamic State militants have the Euro 2016 football tournament in their sights though there is no concrete evidence at the moment of an attack being planned, the head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has said. The comments from Hans-Georg … More »

    Reuters - 43 minutes ago
  • Tony Kanaan fastest in final practice for 100th Indy 500

    Tony Kanaan fastest in final practice for 100th Indy 500

    Tony Kanaan was so frustrated during qualifying that he was simply relieved once it was over. Kanaan was the fastest in the final round of practice for the 100th Indianapolis 500 on Friday, posting a lap of 226.280 mph to highlight a frantic Carb … More »

    AP - Sports - 46 minutes ago
  • Champagne silence on sparkling Monaco podium

    Champagne silence on sparkling Monaco podium

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Formula One, fast cars and fizz make an alluring combination at the Monaco Grand Prix but the drawn-out shout of 'Champaaaagne' will be absent when the corks pop on the podium after this year's race. Drivers will … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Adam Nemec scores 2 for Slovakia in 3-1 win over Georgia

    Adam Nemec struck twice to lead Slovakia to a 3-1 victory over Georgia on Friday in a warmup match for the European Championship. Nemec, who plays for Willem II Tilburg in the Dutch league, collected a through ball to open the scoring five minutes … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • Sharks vs Penguins - Who has the edge?

    Sharks vs Penguins - Who has the edge?

    Yahoo Sports goes inside the numbers of the Stanley Cup Final matchup between the San Jose Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 48 minutes ago
  • Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics

    Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics

    Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak. The authors also noted that despite increased efforts to wipe out the mosquitoes … More »

    The Canadian Press - 52 minutes ago
  • Kanaan fastest in Indy 500 final practice

    Kanaan fastest in Indy 500 final practice

    By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Tony Kanaan set the pace in final practice on Friday for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, putting him in the hunt for a second win at the Brickyard. On a sweltering hot day in the American … More »

    Reuters - 54 minutes ago
  • Radwanska struggles into fourth round

    PARIS (Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska survived a second-set wobble to qualify for the last 16 of the French Open with a 6-2 6-7 (6) 6-2 victory over Czech Barbora Strycova on Friday. The second-seeded Pole, looking to win her first grand slam title, … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • Nadal pulls out of French Open with wrist injury

    Nadal pulls out of French Open with wrist injury

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS (Reuters) - Nine-times champion Rafael Nadal sent shockwaves around Roland Garros on Friday when he unexpectedly pulled out of the French Open because of an injury to his left wrist. A day after notching up his 200th grand … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Monaco has F1 dancing in the streets

    Monaco has F1 dancing in the streets

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - A lap of Monaco is much more than muscling a car round a twisty track, at breakneck speeds and millimeters from the metal barriers without crashing. With its harborside backdrop, confined Casino Square, tight … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Zimmerman's bat leads Michigan St. past Maryland 4-3 in B10

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Jordan Zimmerman hit a game-tying homer in the sixth inning and drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth as Michigan State defeated Maryland 4-3 in the Big Ten tournament on Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Confident Stosur says she is back to her best

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Samantha Stosur said she was playing some of the best claycourt tennis of her career after beating last year's runner-up Lucie Safarova 6-3 6-7 (0) 7-5 on Friday to reach the fourth round of the French Open. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Honesty is best policy for deputies, says captain Clarke

    By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Europe's Ryder Cup skipper Darren Clarke was clearly not looking for 'yes-men' when he was deciding who to choose as his vice-captains for the matches against United States in September. Honesty … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 9 minutes ago
  • IndyCar drivers find comfort in having strong safety team

    IndyCar drivers find comfort in having strong safety team

    Dario Franchitti doesn't remember the crash that ended his career three years ago in Houston. ''Trammell is that you?'' Franchitti said, referring to IndyCar safety consultant Dr. Terry Trammell. Having the Holmatro Safety Team behind them should … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Atletico provide a puzzling dilemma for the neutrals

    Atletico provide a puzzling dilemma for the neutrals

    By Brian Homewood MILAN (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid's rise to the top of European football has been a refreshing lesson that money cannot buy everything, yet they can still be hard team to like. Neutrals are torn between admiration for the way in … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Ole Miss self-imposes scholarship cuts

    Ole Miss self-imposes scholarship cuts

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi has self-imposed scholarship reductions in football because of NCAA violations. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • UNC's Williams has right knee surgery

    UNC's Williams has right knee surgery

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina Hall of Fame men's basketball coach Roy Williams is recovering from knee replacement surgery. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Video: Baseball fans, quit your complaining about camo uniforms

    Video: Baseball fans, quit your complaining about camo uniforms

    Memorial Day is just about here, which means MLB is going camo — and it's not the worst thing in the world. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Frustrated Vettel looking over his shoulder at Red Bull

    Frustrated Vettel looking over his shoulder at Red Bull

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel started the Formula One season with high hopes of challenging dominant Mercedes. Instead, the four-time F1 champion is behind his own teammate Kimi Raikkonen and looking over his shoulder at resurgent Red Bull. The … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Confident Stosur says she is back to her best

    (Adds quotes, byline) By Martyn Herman PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Samantha Stosur said she was playing some of the best claycourt tennis of her career after beating last year's runner-up Lucie Safarova 6-3 6-7 (0) 7-5 on Friday to reach the fourth … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Toronto FC returns to the road to visit Red Bulls after so-so homestand

    After a so-so homestand, Toronto FC hits the road again with a stiff challenge awaiting Saturday night in New York. The 5-7-1 Red Bulls, who stumbled to a 1-6-0 start to the season that includes a 2-0 loss to visiting Toronto, have been rampant of … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 21 minutes ago