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  • North Korea could be ready for missile launch by Super Bowl - U.S. source

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence agencies believe North Korea could be ready for its next rocket launch by the time of the U.S. Super Bowl on Sunday, a U.S. government source said on Friday. The Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and … More »

    Reuters - 4 minutes 24 seconds ago
  • Malaga beats Getafe 3-0 in the Spanish league

    Venezuela midfielder Juan Anor scored a goal and was involved in another as Malaga beat Getafe 3-0 in the Spanish league Friday. Anor scored in the ninth minute when he skillfully dribbled past three Getafe players before sending a low shot inside … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • BMX Rider Dave Mirra Dies of Apparent Suicide

    BMX Rider Dave Mirra Dies of Apparent Suicide

    Authorities in Greenville, North Carolina say the body of Veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra was found with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 41. (Feb. 5) … More »

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  • 'Gladbach beats Bremen 5-1 to stop Bundesliga losing streak

    'Gladbach beats Bremen 5-1 to stop Bundesliga losing streak

    Danish defender Andreas Christensen scored twice as Borussia Moenchengladbach ended its losing streak with a 5-1 rout of Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga on Friday. Mahmoud Dahoud set up Christensen's first Bundesliga goal in the 31st minute and the … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Dome field advantage

    Dome field advantage

    It also may be something the eastern portion of the FCS would not truly appreciate because all six schools which play inside are west of the Mississippi River and split between the Missouri Valley and Big Sky conferences. North Dakota State, … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • 4 Hall finalists connected to Polian

    4 Hall finalists connected to Polian

    Bill Polian entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame last year, making one of the most dynamic speeches heard at the Canton shrine. This year, Polian has nearly as strong a connection to the hall. Polian hired Tony Dungy as his coach in Indianapolis, … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Column: There's a troubling new game in town: attack the ref

    Column: There's a troubling new game in town: attack the ref

    From a high school official in Texas who was blindsided and speared by not one but two football players, to a referee in Pennsylvania who was head-butted by a basketball coach, to an NHL linesman who was cross-checked by a player in a game just last … More »

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  • Man banned from using Bible verse drops suit against school

    DENVER (AP) -- A graduate of a Colorado university banned from putting Bible citations on a fundraising plaque in the school's football locker room is dropping a federal lawsuit now that the school has removed the original plaques. … More »

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  • Watson dislikes course, not Phoenix Open

    Watson dislikes course, not Phoenix Open

    Bubba Watson repeated that he doesn't like TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course. ''I will have to say, I have to apologize,'' Watson said Friday, two days after criticizing the renovated course and saying he was only playing the tournament out of … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Traded before ever playing for Canadiens, Kassian set to skate at Bell Centre as an Oiler

    The Bell Centre was supposed to be Zack Kassian's home rink, but he will play his first game there this season as a member of the Edmonton Oilers. The Saturday afternoon game marks Kassian's return to Montreal, which was briefly his home before he … More »

    The Canadian Press - 22 minutes ago
  • Louisville announces post-season ban for men's basketball

    Louisville announces post-season ban for men's basketball

    The president of Louisville announced a one-year post-season ban Friday for the Cardinals men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, a decision that stunned coach Rick Pitino. President James Ramsey said at a news … More »

    The Canadian Press - 24 minutes ago
  • D Cole wants to win trophies with Galaxy

    D Cole wants to win trophies with Galaxy

    CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Ashley Cole freely acknowledges that he once compared Major League Soccer to relaxing on a beach. … More »

    AP - Sports - 24 minutes ago
  • McDavid flying high with five points since return from three-month injury layoff

    McDavid flying high with five points since return from three-month injury layoff

    Connor McDavid didn't skip a beat in his return from a three-month layoff with a broken left collarbone. The top pick in the 2015 NHL draft put up two goals and three assists in the Edmonton Oilers' one-sided wins over Columbus and Ottawa in his … More »

    The Canadian Press - 25 minutes ago
  • Jailed Uruguayan reaches plea bargain in FIFA case

    The former head of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has agreed to hand over more than $10 million in stocks and property in a deal to reduce his punishment in the FIFA corruption scandal, a prosecutor in the case said Friday. … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • Fallout of Louisville stripper scandal claims two innocent victims

    Fallout of Louisville stripper scandal claims two innocent victims

    Damion Lee and Trey Lewis transferred to Louisville to play in the NCAA tournament. Now they're collateral damage in the university's attempt at damage control. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 30 minutes ago
  • Lewis fueling VCU's 12-game win streak

    Lewis fueling VCU's 12-game win streak

    JeQuan Lewis is one of those players that has to be told to shoot the basketball. A pass-first point guard, Lewis was caught up in being a distributor more than a contributor for VCU. First-year coach Will Wade could hardly be more pleased. … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Pair of minor league pitchers draw 50-game drug suspensions

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Two minor league pitchers have each been suspended 50 games for drug violations. … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Cam Newton heads fully 'Lokai'd' into the Super Bowl

    Cam Newton heads fully 'Lokai'd' into the Super Bowl

    Exactly what do we mean by Lokai'd? Images of Newton's colorful stack, which he wears with his hospital bracelet from a 2014 car accident, spread on Instagram recently after the Panthers shared a close up. … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Jazz-Wizards rescheduled for Feb. 18

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards will make up their game postponed by last month's snowstorm on Thursday, Feb. 18. … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Prosecutors seek to restore Penn State officials' charges

    Prosecutors said Friday they were asking a Pennsylvania appeals court to reconsider its dismissal of some criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up sex abuse complaints against former assistant football … More »

    The Canadian Press - 35 minutes ago
  • Panthers expect Davis, Allen to start

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Coach Ron Rivera says he expects linebacker Thomas Davis and defensive end Jared Allen to start for Panthers on Sunday in the Super Bowl. … More »

    AP - Sports - 35 minutes ago
  • Montee Ball, out of NFL in 2015, arrested for domestic incident

    Montee Ball, out of NFL in 2015, arrested for domestic incident

    Montee Ball will go down as one of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway's rare failures. And it was a spectacular failure. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 40 minutes ago
  • Jersey Fouls of the Week: NHL All-Star edition

    Jersey Fouls of the Week: NHL All-Star edition

    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. We’ll throw them up on our Tumblr page! … More »

    Puck Daddy - 41 minutes ago
  • New Zealand athletes given warnings on Zika

    By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Olympic athletes and officials have been warned of the risk associated with the Zika virus on Friday, including the possibility that it could be sexually transmitted. The spread of the virus … More »

    Reuters - 43 minutes ago
  • Eugenie Bouchard pulls out of small WTA Tour event in Rio

    Eugenie Bouchard pulls out of small WTA Tour event in Rio

    Canadian Genie Bouchard's attendance record when she signs on for smaller tournaments is patchy at best. She has pulled out of the Rio Open in Brazil the week of Feb. 15. … More »

    Eh Game - 45 minutes ago
  • Drake and Reggie Miller will play ping-pong at All-Star Weekend

    Drake and Reggie Miller will play ping-pong at All-Star Weekend

    Now that Sting's taking care of that "perform at halftime" thing, Drake's got time to match paddles with the Hall of Famer. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 47 minutes ago
  • The Woj Report: Blake Griffin's future

    The Woj Report: Blake Griffin's future

    Griffin's tenure with the Clippers may be tied to how well the team does in the playoffs. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Manziel's dad believes son is suicidal

    Manziel's dad believes son is suicidal

    The troubled quarterback was under investigation by two police departments following allegations that he hit his former girlfriend last weekend in Texas. Manziel was dropped by his agent Friday and will be released by the Cleveland Browns next … More »

    AP - Sports - 51 minutes ago
  • Ezekiel Elliott's dream NFL destination

    Ezekiel Elliott's dream NFL destination

    The Ohio State running back spoke to Yahoo Sports about where he'd like to play at the professional level. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 53 minutes ago
  • Man City set to field young team in FA Cup tie at Chelsea

    Manchester City are likely to field a young side in their FA Cup fifth-round tie at Premier League champions Chelsea after organisers decided on Friday that the match would take place on Sunday Feb. 21. City, who are chasing four trophies this … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Reds RHP Hoover wins arbitration case

    Reds RHP Hoover wins arbitration case

    Reliever J.J. Hoover has won his salary arbitration case against the Cincinnati Reds, improving players to 2-0 against teams this year. Hoover was given a raise from $535,000 to $1.4 million Friday by arbitrators James Oldham, Dan Brent and Sylvia … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Smith says COC addressing concerns raised by Brassard over Aubut scandal

    Smith says COC addressing concerns raised by Brassard over Aubut scandal

    The Canadian Olympic Committee continues to take steps to make sure the organization is a safe environment for all its employees and athletes, the organization's new president said Friday in response to criticism from champion skier Jean-Luc … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Liverpool fans plan walkout over ticket prices

    Liverpool fans plan walkout over ticket prices

    (Reuters) - Liverpool could suffer the embarrassment of a mass exodus on Saturday with supporters' groups calling on fans to leave their seats during the home Premier League match against Sunderland to protest against a rise in ticket prices. Two … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • DFB takes legal action against Beckenbauer, FIFA, others

    BERLIN (AP) -- The German football federation has opened legal proceedings against Franz Beckenbauer, former members, and FIFA in a bid to limit potential damages arising from the 2006 World Cup corruption affair. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Historian: Zika won't stop Olympics; only war has done that

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The world's best known Olympic historian says it will take something more destructive than the Zika virus to cancel the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Zika found in saliva; no Carnival kissing, Brazil warns pregnant women

    Zika found in saliva; no Carnival kissing, Brazil warns pregnant women

    By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Zika has been found in the saliva and urine of two patients in Brazil and while it is not known if such body fluids could transmit the virus, the discovery could make pregnant revellers wary of kissing … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Mor Spirit to make 3-year-old debut for trainer Baffert

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Mor Spirit will be making his 3-year-old debut for Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert in the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 9 minutes ago
  • Brey: Notre Dame not intimidated by UNC

    Brey: Notre Dame not intimidated by UNC

    Beating second-ranked North Carolina on Saturday doesn't look quite as formidable as it once might have for Notre Dame, not after defeating the Tar Heels twice last year. The first victory in Chapel Hill in early January last year helped launch the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • NFL-Mexico City to host Houston-Oakland game in November

    Mexico City will host the first Monday Night Football game outside the United States when the Houston Texans play the Oakland Raiders in November, the National Football League said on Friday. Building on the success of its international series of … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Ko 1 off lead after 2nd round rain delay

    Ko 1 off lead after 2nd round rain delay

    Lydia Ko returned Friday morning in frigid weather for a 15-foot birdie putt to finish the rain-delayed second round of the Coates Golf Championship. Ha Na Jang, who didn't even start her second round Thursday when play was halted by storms, shot … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 23 minutes ago