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Rays starter Jake Odorizzi leaves with tight left hamstring

That was Longoria's only hit of the day and one of just three all afternoon for the Rays . He threw one pitch to Mitch Moreland to start the second, and then ...


Federal judge halts the lethal injections of 9 inmates

Hutchinson set the 11-day schedule as the expiration of one of the drugs in the state's three-drug lethal cocktail neared. In addition to the plan's brutal ha...


Alex Ovechkin says he'll play in the Olympics despite NHL's stance

Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock, who led Canada to consecutive Olympic gold medals in 2010 and 2014 , said, "I'm just going to tell you I'm disappointe...


Penguins' Fleury to stay in net for Game 2 vs Blue Jackets

Pittsburgh persevered behind Crosby's NHL-high 44 goals and most of the familiar faces are back in time for the playoffs, Malkin included. The team made Fle...


Zimmermann sharp as Tigers beat Red Sox 4-1

Verlander fought his command early on and danced into - and out of - trouble in the second inning. After that, Pablo Sandoval drew a walk (I know, it was insan...


Lewis Hamilton backing Jenson Button to replace Fernando Alonso in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton believes Fernando Alonso will be the most talented driver in the paddock at the Indy 500 but faces a challenge to make up for his lack of experie...


Kohli's return brings fans in droves to RCB Stadium

Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shane Watson , Stuart Binny, Samuel Badree , Iqbal Abdulla, Travis...


Pacers inch closer to playoffs after 120-111 win over Philadelphia

The Pacers improved to 41-40 but didn't clinch an Eastern Conference playoff spot because the Heat and Bulls (each 40-41) prevailed. George received his secon...


Real Madrid doors open to Griezmann, says Ramos

Griezmann spoiled Real Madrid's plans to consolidate their lead at the top of the Spanish League table by scoring the equaliser in Saturday's 1-1 draw at the Sa...


Reds set for top four - Ibra

There was plenty to talk about for Manchester United supporters over the weekend, particularly after the clinical 3-0 win at Sunderland. Things today didn't go ...


NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino resigns

Adam Schefter and Ian Rapoport both reported Friday morning that Blandino is leaving his post with the NFL. NBC, a network that doesn't really need a rules exp...


LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

We've got to have our minds sharp. A Toronto win could give them some added confidence heading into the postseason, but I still like the Cavs at home. Atlanta...


Craig Shakespeare: 'We need points from Crystal Palace game'

He's gone all serious now whenever I try to talk to him. "When we played Norwich past year and we really needed a win to stay up, you saw and how much that wi...


Carrera to lead off for Blue Jays against O's

With that, the calf injury or injuries that have hounded the Jays third baseman since the first week of spring training suddenly appear that much more serious...


NCAA lifts North Carolina ban after House Bill 2 repeal

The NCAA also said the new law should allow campuses to have their own policy against discrimination, including protecting LGBTQ rights and any current nondis...


Sunderland manager Moyes says he regrets 'slap' remark

Once the interview was over and Moyes apparently thought he was no longer being recorded, he apparently threatened to slap Sparks and warned, " careful the ne...


Jackson says that a trade might be best for Carmelo, Knicks

It didn't take long for Carmelo Anthony to respond to Phil Jackson's comments. In 74 games this season, the 32-year-old Anthony, who still has two years worth r...


NCAA rule change sets stage for early signing period in football

Per a release, the council approved a proposal to bring about an early signing period for football, an early official visit period, the approval of a 10th ass...


D'Arnaud homers in 16th, Mets beat Marlins 9-8

When Hansel Robles recorded the third out a half-inning later, the Mets had a 9-8 victory at Marlins Park that extended their winning streak to five games. Me...


Series set as Ducks win Pacific, will face Flames

Andersen will not dress on Sunday night at the Air Canada Centre when the Leafs conclude the 2016-17 regular season against the Columbus Blue Jackets . It was ...


Lady Gaga will make history at this year's Coachella

A year ago for reasons unknown to us (just kidding, it was probably related to money!) Indio City Council unanimously voted to up the festival's capacity from 9...


Aaron Hernandez found not guilty in double murder case

He's also charged with three counts of armed assault with intent to murder for allegedly shooting at three survivors; one count of assault and battery by means ...


Marchand breaks late tie, Bruins top Senators 2-1 in Game 1

Down Brandon Carlo (upper-body) and Torey Krug (lower-body) to begin this series, the Bruins also lost Colin Miller to an apparent lower-body injury after the s...


Pittsburgh Penguins Injure Their Own Goalie During Warm Ups

Matt Murray has a lower-body injury, which forced Fleury into action at the last minute Wednesday in a 3-1 Penguins win, and Sullivan declined to discuss a ti...


Argentina Sacks Manager Edgardo Bauza with World Cup Hopes in Tatters

But Argentina's plight is precarious, with Bauza leaving them fifth in qualifying for Russian Federation 2018, a position that carries an intercontinental pla...