The Maple Leafs and Red Wings meet at Michigan Stadium in the Winter Classic where the NHL hopes to set a world record for attendance.
(Recasts, adds interview with CDC doctor) By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, April 29 (Reuters) - Health officials on Friday confirmed the first U.S. death of a patient infected with the Zika virus in Puerto Rico. Dr. Tyler Sharp of the U.S. Centers … More »Reuters - 6 minutes ago
Brannon Kidder led Penn State to the distance medley relay championship at the Penn Relays on Friday, breaking away from the pack with a blistering anchor leg. Kidder ran the closing 1,600-meter leg in 4 minutes, 0.77 seconds as the Nittany Lions … More »AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
The Anaheim Ducks fired head coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday after the team lost a Game 7 again in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Ducks executive vice president/general manager Bob Murray said the search for a new head coach will begin … More »Reuters - 10 minutes ago
China's Ding Junhui racked up a record equalling number of centuries by a single player in a world championship match on Friday with his sixth helping him to a 14-10 lead over Alan McManus in the semi-finals. The 29-year-old Ding hit his fifth ton … More »Reuters - 10 minutes ago
Hornets forward Nicolas Batum said he's ''running on adrenaline'' as he prepares for Game 6 of Charlotte's first-round playoff series against the Miami Heat following the birth of his son early Friday. Batum said he'd only slept about two hours. … More »AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago