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Sundin: Matthews not shoe-in as Leafs' next captain

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 12:29pm
Hall of Fame forward Mats Sundin said Auston Matthews is not the automatic choice to become the Toronto Maple Leafs' next captain.

LeBron scores 46 against Celtics as Cavs force Game 7 in Boston

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:55am
LeBron James' 46 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists Friday night carried the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 109-99 win over the Boston Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, tying the Eastern Conference finals at 3-3.

Cleveland Cavs' Kevin Love exits after head-to-head collision

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:39am
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love exited Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston on Friday following a head-to-head collision with Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum during the first quarter.

Report: Toronto Raptors interview Messina, Udoka for coach job

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:33am
The Toronto Raptors brought in San Antonio Spurs assistant coaches Ettore Messina and Ime Udoka to interview for their head-coaching opening on Thursday and Friday, respectively, according to a report from ESPN.

Give Serena Williams time to find top form, says Clijsters

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:17am
PARIS (Reuters) - Former world number one Kim Clijsters believes Serena Williams will get back to the top, but warned it may take time for her to regain full strength after childbirth.

Patrick road to retirement ends at Indy 500

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 8:10am
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - As far as retirement parties go it is doubtful there has been one bigger than the bash that will be thrown for Danica Patrick when the 'Queen of Speed' ends her career on Sunday at the Indianapolis 500.

Kendricks tops pole vault as Germans dominate javelin in Oregon

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 12:18am
EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - American world champion Sam Kendricks outlasted a high-quality pole vault field in tricky conditions while Olympic gold medalist Thomas Rohler led a German domination of the javelin at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Friday.

NBA notebook: Rockets won't have Paul in Game 6

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 9:31pm
The Houston Rockets announced Friday that point guard Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday with a strained right hamstring.

Major League Baseball notebook: Mariners deal for Colome, Span from Rays

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 9:18pm
The Tampa Bay Rays traded right-hander Alex Colome and outfielder Denard Span to the Seattle Mariners on Friday in exchange for minor league right-handers Andrew Moore and Tommy Romero.

Olympics: Sporting events put Japan businesses in the mood for love

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 8:20pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan gears up to host the Rugby World Cup and Olympic Games in consecutive years, many businesses are seizing on the opportunity to capitalize on the influx of tourists, media and athletes for both big events.

Rose takes halfway Colonial lead with 64, Koepka shoots 63

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 8:17pm
(Reuters) - Justin Rose produced a near "flawless" performance to card a second-round six-under-par 64 and jump into the halfway lead at the Fort Worth Invitational in Texas on Friday.

Fans invade training ground to watch Brazil train

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 5:48pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Fans eager to see Brazil's penultimate practice session before the squad leave for World Cup warm-up games in Europe invaded the training ground on Friday, although police stopped them reaching the players, witnesses and news reports said.

Peru captain Guerrero asks Swiss court to overturn doping ban: federation

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 4:48pm
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru captain and top scorer Paolo Guerrero on Friday asked Switzerland's highest court to overturn a drugs-related ban that will keep him out of Peru's first World Cup in 36 years, the Peruvian Football Federation said.

Report: Marijuana charge against 49ers' Foster dismissed

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 3:13pm
Two days after domestic violence charges against him were dropped, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster got some more good news.

French Open hikes prize money as Brexit eats Wimbledon purse

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 2:58pm
PARIS (Reuters) - The French Open will this month serve up the largest prize money pot in Grand Slam tennis so far this year, taking advantage of Brexit's hit on Wimbledon's purse as it shakes off its old reputation as the poorer cousin of the big four tournaments.

Tennis: Top seed Thiem to face Frenchmen Simon in Lyon final

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:32pm
(Reuters) - Top seed Dominic Thiem of Austria booked a place in the Lyon Open final by beating Serbia's Dusan Lajovic 6-4 5-7 6-4 on Friday.

Cibulkova comes from behind to reach Strasbourg final

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:19pm
(Reuters) - Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova battled back from a set and a break down to beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 2-6 7-6(5) 6-1 and secure her place in the Strasbourg International final on Friday.

Warriors' head coach Kerr: Iguodala remains iffy for Game 6

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:12pm
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr claims he likes where the team is at entering Game 6 with a 3-2 deficit in the Western Conference finals series with the Houston Rockets. He might really like where his team stands if Andre Iguodala returns from a two-game absence to play Saturday.

Jose Hawilla, key witness in FIFA trial, dies aged 74

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:57am
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Jose Hawilla, the Brazilian businessman whose plea-bargain testimony was crucial to prosecutors in the FIFA corruption scandal, has died in Sao Paulo, hospital officials said on Friday. He was 74.

Milwaukee Bucks' Sterling Brown says he felt 'defenseless' during arrest

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:48am
Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown says he felt "pretty much defenseless" during a controversial arrest over a parking infraction in January.

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