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  • Bo Porter leaves Astros dugout to confront Jed Lowrie over unwritten rules violation

    Bo Porter leaves Astros dugout to confront Jed Lowrie over unwritten rules violation

    When an unwritten rule comes into question, drama will surely follow. … More »

    Big League Stew - 3 minutes 33 seconds ago
  • Golf-European Tour Malaysian Open scores

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Malaysian Open at the par-72 course on Saturday in Kuala Lumpur 202 Lee Westwood (Britain) 65 66 71 203 Andy Sullivan (Britain) 70 67 66 206 Julien Quesne (France) 68 69 69 207 Nicolas … More »

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  • Friday's Sports In Brief

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Peyton Manning's never-ending quest to hone his game and Nick Saban's desire to decipher fast-paced offenses led to a recent meeting that the Crimson Tide coach called mutually beneficial. … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Search resumes after Everest's climbing tragedy

    Search resumes after Everest's climbing tragedy

    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Sherpa climbers aided by helicopters resumed a search on Saturday for four missing guides after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, killing at least 12 in the deadliest accident on the … More »

    Reuters - 11 minutes ago
  • Hill, Diamondbacks beat Dodgers 4-2 in 12 innings

    Hill, Diamondbacks beat Dodgers 4-2 in 12 innings

    Aaron Hill was having a miserable night at the plate until he got one more chance to redeem himself. Hill hit a two-run single in the 12th inning and Miguel Montero homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles … More »

    AP - Sports - 13 minutes ago
  • Column: no April, May or June Madness in NBA

    Column: no April, May or June Madness in NBA

    If the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks were in any other sport, they might have a glimmer of hope for winning a championship. More than the NFL, NHL or Major League Baseball, the cream of the regular season in the NBA always seems to rise to the top of … More »

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  • Lillard looks to first postseason with Portland

    Lillard looks to first postseason with Portland

    Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts expects guard Damian Lillard to make a quick adjustment to playoff basketball. Last season Lillard ran away with the league's Rookie of the Year race, leading all first-year players with a 19-point scoring average. … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Hamilton on pole for Mercedes in wet China

    Hamilton on pole for Mercedes in wet China

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton showed his mastery in the wet to chalk up his third pole position in four races in Chinese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday. The Briton's best time of one minute 53.860 seconds … More »

    Reuters - 22 minutes ago
  • Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix

    Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' dominant start to the season by capturing pole position at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday; Hamilton set the fastest time in qualifying at 1 minute, 53.860 seconds at Shanghai International Circuit, ahead … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Germany has 2-0 Fed Cup lead on Aussies

    Germany has 2-0 Fed Cup lead on Aussies

    Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber had straight-set wins on Saturday to give Germany a 2-0 lead over Australia in their Fed Cup semifinal and primed to reach its first final in 21 years. Petkovic opened with a 6-1, 7-6 (7) win over Sam Stosur … More »

    AP - Sports - 38 minutes ago
  • Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

    Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

    At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal. Datsyuk's goal with 3:01 left gave the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 win in their playoff opener as they grabbed home-ice advantage … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • Search resumes after Everest's worst climbing tragedy

    Search resumes after Everest's worst climbing tragedy

    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Sherpa climbers aided by helicopters resumed a search on Saturday for four missing guides after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, killing at least 12 in the deadliest accident on the … More »

    Reuters - 55 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Friday's MLB games

    (Adds late games) April 18 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Fridays' Major League Baseball games: - - Nationals 3, Cardinals 1 Gio Gonzalez pitched seven strong innings and his team mates scored two runs on a wild pitch in the bottom of the … More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • Search resumes for bodies in Everest avalanche

    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Seven of … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Friday's Scoreboard

    Friday's Games … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • A's come out swinging to beat Astros 11-3

    A's come out swinging to beat Astros 11-3

    Jed Lowrie insisted he calmly asked Houston second baseman Jose Altuve why the Astros were trying to hit him with a pitch in the third inning. Lowrie had tried to bunt in the first with his Oakland Athletics already leading by seven runs, yet said … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • The Grand Slam: Giancarlo Stanton delivers walkoff grand slam for Marlins

    The Grand Slam: Giancarlo Stanton delivers walkoff grand slam for Marlins

    Nothing better than a walkoff grand slam highlighting the Grand Slam … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 23 minutes ago
  • Games-Costs of hosting Asian Games too high, say Malaysia

    Malaysia will consider replacing Vietnam as hosts of the 2019 Asian Games only if the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) help foot the bill, a top official at the country's Olympic body has said. Vietnam withdrew Hanoi as hosts of the multi-sport event … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • Winnipeg skip Mike McEwen remains undefeated at Players Championship

    SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - Winnipeg's Mike McEwen remains the only undefeated skip at the Players' Championship after he edged Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., 7-6 in Draw 12 action Friday afternoon. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • Ross, Padres drop Giants' Cain to 0-3

    Ross, Padres drop Giants' Cain to 0-3

    Years later and some 500 miles to the south, Tyson Ross still considers the San Francisco Giants to be rivals. Born in Berkeley and raised in Oakland, where he later pitched for the A's, Ross beat the Giants for the first time in six career … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Banged-up Getzlaf helps Ducks go up 2-0

    Banged-up Getzlaf helps Ducks go up 2-0

    Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap shot to the jaw, attended the birth of his third child and propelled the Anaheim Ducks to two gritty playoff victories. He's too busy polishing … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • Iron-jawed hero: Ryan Getzlaf has 2 points to lead Ducks past Stars 3-2 for a 2-0 series lead

    Iron-jawed hero: Ryan Getzlaf has 2 points to lead Ducks past Stars 3-2 for a 2-0 series lead

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap shot to the jaw, attended the birth of his third child and propelled the Anaheim Ducks to two gritty playoff victories. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • WHL Roundup: Rockets erase early deficit take Game 1 from Winterhawks

    KELOWNA, B.C. - Justin Kirkland and Jesse Lees scored 1:42 apart in the third period as the Kelowna Rockets came from behind to defeat the visiting Portland Winterhawks 5-4 on Friday in Western Hockey League playoff action. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 16 minutes ago
  • Ricciardo puts Red Bull on top in wet final practice in China

    Ricciardo puts Red Bull on top in wet final practice in China

    By Abhisek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Daniel Ricciardo put Red Bull on top of the timesheets for the first time this season with the fastest time in final practice for the Chinese Grand Prix in a damp session that limited running with neither … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 31 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinals Australia v Germany latest

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinals match between Australia and Germany on Saturday Germany lead Australia 2-0 On SaturdayAngelique Kerber (Germany) beat Casey Dellacqua (Australia) 6-1 6-0 Andrea Petkovic … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 37 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinals latest

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinals matches on Saturday SemifinalsGermany lead Australia 2- 0 … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 38 minutes ago
  • NHL-Highlights of Friday's NHL playoff games

    (Adds late game) April 18 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Friday's National Hockey League playoff games - - Red Wings 1, Bruins 0 Center Pavel Datsyuk broke a scoreless tie with 3:01 left in regulation as the Detroit Red Wings took a 1-0 … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 40 minutes ago
  • Tulo homers, drives in 5 as Rockies roll

    Tulo homers, drives in 5 as Rockies roll

    Troy Tulowitzki set up his big day at the plate in his first appearance. The 14-pitch at-bat was the longest of his career and produced a slew of foul balls, as well as a glimpse of every pitch in Jonathan Pettibone's repertoire. Tulowitzki went 3 … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 44 minutes ago
  • Dallas Stars at Anaheim Ducks - 04/18/2014

    Dallas Stars at Anaheim Ducks - 04/18/2014

    Dallas Stars at Anaheim Ducks - 04/18/2014 … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 50 minutes ago
  • Andrew Cogliano rips it up top past Lehtonen

    Andrew Cogliano rips it up top past Lehtonen

    Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano gets the pass in space and beats Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen to make it 3-1 in the 3rd period. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • Garbutt fires the loose puck past Andersen

    Garbutt fires the loose puck past Andersen

    Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt finds the loose puck in front of the net and rips it past Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • Corey Perry rockets one in off Stars turnover

    Corey Perry rockets one in off Stars turnover

    Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry steals the puck and fires a rocket shot in past Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen to make it 2-1 in the 2nd period. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • Ryan Getzlaf buries it top-shelf on Lehtonen

    Ryan Getzlaf buries it top-shelf on Lehtonen

    Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf fends off the defender and flips it top-shelf by the short side of Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen in the 1st period. … More »

    NHL Highlights - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • Ricciardo fastest in rainy practice at Chinese GP

    Ricciardo fastest in rainy practice at Chinese GP

    Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time on a slippery track in the final practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday as the other top drivers limited their running due to the wet weather. Ricciardo completed his lap around … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 56 minutes ago
  • Stanley Cup Playoffs Three Stars: Howard, Price shine; Getzlaf leads Ducks

    Stanley Cup Playoffs Three Stars: Howard, Price shine; Getzlaf leads Ducks

    No. 1 Star: Jimmy Howard, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings went into TD Garden and upset the Boston Bruins 1-0 in Game 1 thanks to a 25-save shutout from Howard. The game was scoreless until late in the third period when Pavel Datsyuk pulled this … More »

    Puck Daddy - 3 hours ago
  • Rays rally from 4 down, beat Yanks 11-5

    Rays rally from 4 down, beat Yanks 11-5

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- James Loney and the Tampa Bay Rays ended their four-game slide with a late-inning comeback. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Former Olympic champ Kevin Martin announces retirement from curling

    Former Olympic champ Kevin Martin announces retirement from curling

    Kevin Martin, a Canadian curling star whose career highlights include an Olympic gold medal and a world championship, will soon throw his last rock. The Edmonton skip announced his retirement Friday at the Grand Slam of Curling's Players' … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • Perez tosses 3-hitter, shuts out ChiSox

    Perez tosses 3-hitter, shuts out ChiSox

    Martin Perez turned toward first base, waiting for the call he hoped was coming. When the umpire's arm went up signaling a strikeout on Dayan Viciedo's check-swing with a full count, the young Texas Rangers left-hander pumped his fist and waited for … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Twins shut down by Vargas in 5-0 loss to Royals

    Twins shut down by Vargas in 5-0 loss to Royals

    Ricky Nolasco was virtually unhittable a week ago in Minnesota, shutting down the scuffling Royals over eight innings in an easy victory that came amid a three-game sweep. The right-hander was battered around for the better part of six innings, … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Pujols hits 497th HR, Angels beat Tigers

    Pujols hits 497th HR, Angels beat Tigers

    Albert Pujols is quietly closing in on 500 home runs. Pujols hit No. 497 on Friday night, part of an offensive onslaught by the Los Angeles Angels in their 11-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Howie Kendrick added two homers of his own, and 10 of … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago