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Vegas GM says league apologized for Game Seven officiating blunder
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:07:20 -0400
Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee said on Thursday the NHL has apologized for a controversial penalty that ultimately led to his team's elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Osaka breezes past Hsieh to reach Stuttgart last eight
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:58:49 -0400
World number one Naomi Osaka made a winning start to her claycourt season by beating Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei 6-4 6-3 on Thursday to move into the quarter-finals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart.
Nadal shines in comfortable victory over Ferrer in Barcelona
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:58:28 -0400
Rafael Nadal gave a much improved performance to advance into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday, dispatching Spanish compatriot and crowd favorite David Ferrer 6-3 6-3.
England's Sterling honored with award for fighting racism
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:01:18 -0400
Manchester City's England forward Raheem Sterling has been awarded The Integrity and Impact Award at this year's BT Sport Industry Awards for speaking out on a range of social issues, including racism.
NHL Draft prospect Hughes breaks U18 scoring record
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:14:42 -0400
Jack Hughes is expected to go No. 1 in the 2019 NHL Draft, but for now he's busy breaking records with the U.S. U18 National Team overseas.
NBA, Kings announce joint investigation into Walton allegations
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:24:07 -0400
The Sacramento Kings and the NBA announced Thursday they will conduct a joint investigation into sexual assault allegations against new Kings coach Luke Walton.
Athletics: Semenya wins 5,000m gold at South African Championships
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:12:37 -0400
Caster Semenya cruised to victory in the 5,000 meters at the South African athletics championships on Thursday, a potential new distance as she waits for the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in an appeal against regulations seeking to limit her testosterone level.
Chiefs’ Hill releases statement about child abuse probe
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:58:08 -0400
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill released a statement through his lawyers Thursday, a day after the district attorney's office announced it would not bring charges against him for child abuse and neglect.
NHL: Woe Canada. Loss of home teams in playoffs may drive viewers away - study
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:33:55 -0400
Canadians are passionate about hockey but many may tune out of the NHL playoffs now that no teams are able to end the country's decades-long Stanley Cup drought this year, according to survey from the Angus Reid Institute on Thursday.
MLB roundup: Rodriguez guides Red Sox past Tigers
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 06:24:06 -0400
Eduardo Rodriguez shined over six innings, and J.D. Martinez collected a season-high three hits to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-4 win over the visiting Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.
Golf: Tiger to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 23:43:33 -0400
Tiger Woods will return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said on Wednesday.
Tennis: Andy Murray 'optimistic' he can play this year, says mother Judy
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 23:35:36 -0400
Andy Murray is "cautiously optimistic" he will be able to play tennis again this season after successfully undergoing hip surgery, his mother Judy has said.
Farah in dispute with Gebrselassie over theft at Ethiopian's hotel
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 21:27:27 -0400
Britain's Mo Farah, who will be running in the London Marathon on Sunday, is in dispute with fellow distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie for failing to help him after he was robbed at a hotel in Addis Ababa owned by the Ethiopian.
Notebook: Fifth-year options picked up on Elliott, Buckner
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 21:10:11 -0400
The Dallas Cowboys exercised the fifth-year option on running back Ezekiel Elliott's contract, keeping him in place through the 2020 season.
NFL notebook: Chiefs WR Hill won't be charged
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 21:05:43 -0400
The Johnson County (Kan.) district attorney's office announced Wednesday it will not file charges against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill or his fiancee following an investigation into two March incidents at the couple's home involving their 3-year-old son.
MLB notebook: Guerrero Jr. set for Jays debut
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 20:50:46 -0400
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is getting his long-awaited call-up to the majors.
Blind fan to read Ravens pick off Braille card
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 20:09:12 -0400
The Baltimore Ravens will have a blind 13-year-old fan announce a fourth-round pick during this week's draft by reading off of a card written in Braille.
Formula One gives up on race in downtown Miami: Herald
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:24:18 -0400
Formula One and local organizers have given up on plans to hold a race in downtown Miami because of the disruption for businesses and residents, the Miami Herald reported on Wednesday.
Nadal advances in Barcelona after dropping set to Mayer
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:10:08 -0400
World number two Rafael Nadal dropped a set at the Barcelona Open for the first time in four years before advancing to the last 16, beating Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-7(7) 6-4 6-2 on Wednesday.
Jet lagged Azarenka ousts Zvonareva, Kvitova through to Stuttgart quarters
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:52:20 -0400
Belarusian Victoria Azarenka made a winning return to Stuttgart with a 7-5 6-4 victory over Russia's Vera Zvonareva in what was an engrossing battle in the first round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix on Wednesday.