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  • Liverpool's Sturridge scores past Swansea's Vorm during their English Premier League soccer match in Liverpool
    Sturridge a doubt for Liverpool's … Reuters - 6 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is an injury concern ahead of the English Premier League leaders' trip to Norwich City on Sunday because of a muscle strain. … More »Sturridge a doubt for Liverpool's …

    Liverpool's Sturridge scores past Swansea's Vorm during their English Premier League soccer match in Liverpool

    (Reuters) - Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is an injury concern ahead of the English Premier League leaders' trip to Norwich City on Sunday because of a muscle strain. The England forward was forced from the field after 66 minutes of the 3-2 win over title rivals Manchester City on Sunday with what appeared to be a …

  • Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39), of Sweden, cuts back but cannot stop Montreal Canadiens left wing Thomas Vanek (20), of Austria, from scoring during the third period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
    Weise's OT goal lifts Canadiens … Associated Press - 11 minutes ago

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Down one goal, Montreal battled back — twice. Up one, it faltered — twice. Dale Weise then put the Tampa Bay Lightning away for the night. More »Weise's OT goal lifts Canadiens …

    Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39), of Sweden, cuts back but cannot stop Montreal Canadiens left wing Thomas Vanek (20), of Austria, from scoring during the third period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Down one goal, Montreal battled back — twice. Up one, it faltered — twice. Dale Weise then put the Tampa Bay Lightning away for the night.

  • New York Knicks' Mike Woodson reacts  during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, April 13, 2014 in New York
    Knicks finish with 37 wins, just as … Ball Don't Lie - 12 minutes ago

    A funny thing happened on the way to proving those hateful computers wrong. More »Knicks finish with 37 wins, just as …

    New York Knicks' Mike Woodson reacts  during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, April 13, 2014 in New York

    A funny thing happened on the way to proving those hateful computers wrong.

  • New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers in the third inning of Game 1 of an interleague baseball doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
    White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs 3-0, 2 … Associated Press - 23 minutes ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — There was nothing mysterious about Michael Pineda's performance this time. Masahiro Tanaka's dominant outing was pretty straight forward, too … More »White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs 3-0, 2 …

    New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers in the third inning of Game 1 of an interleague baseball doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    NEW YORK (AP) — There was nothing mysterious about Michael Pineda's performance this time. Masahiro Tanaka's dominant outing was pretty straight forward, too.

  • Pittsburgh Penguins' Brandon Sutter (16) puts the puck over Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) and Fedor Tyutin (51) for a goal in the third period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game in Pittsburgh Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Penguins won 4-3, with Sutter's goal being the game-winner. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
    Penguins nip Blue Jackets 4-3 in series … Associated Press - 47 minutes ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Columbus coach Todd Richards insists his upstart team isn't in the playoffs "just to go to school." More »Penguins nip Blue Jackets 4-3 in series …

    Pittsburgh Penguins' Brandon Sutter (16) puts the puck over Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) and Fedor Tyutin (51) for a goal in the third period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game in Pittsburgh Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Penguins won 4-3, with Sutter's goal being the game-winner. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Columbus coach Todd Richards insists his upstart team isn't in the playoffs "just to go to school."

  • Real Madrid football fans wait for their team at Plaza Cibeles in Madrid after they won the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) final against Barcelona in Valencia on April 16, 2014
    Real Madrid fans jam streets to celebrate … AFP News - 52 minutes ago

    Thousands of cheering Real Madrid fans welcomed their team back to the Spanish capital early Thursday after winning the Copa del Rey with a 2-1 victory over arch rivals … More »Real Madrid fans jam streets to celebrate …

    Real Madrid football fans wait for their team at Plaza Cibeles in Madrid after they won the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) final against Barcelona in Valencia on April 16, 2014

    Thousands of cheering Real Madrid fans welcomed their team back to the Spanish capital early Thursday after winning the Copa del Rey with a 2-1 victory over arch rivals Barcelona. Supporters, many wrapped in the club's flag, cheered as the squad arrived at Madrid's central Cibeles Square, the traditional home for raucous …

  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant gestures following a basket in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
    Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons … Associated Press - 1 hour 7 minutes ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, … More »Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons …

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant gestures following a basket in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night.

  • Check out the first-round matchups for … Ball Don't Lie - 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    After nearly six full months and 82 games for each of the NBA's 30 teams, the regular season now gives way to the postseason. Take a look at all eight first-round matchups … More »Check out the first-round matchups for …

    After nearly six full months and 82 games for each of the NBA's 30 teams, the regular season now gives way to the postseason. Take a look at all eight first-round matchups along with some analysis of each series.

  • Manchester City's Stevan Jovetic attempts a scissor kick during their 2-2 English Premier League draw against Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium on April 16, 2014
    Liverpool hangover cost Man City -  … AFP News - 1 hour 20 minutes ago

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini blamed the hangover from defeat by Liverpool for his side's damaging 2-2 draw at home to the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland. … More »Liverpool hangover cost Man City -  …

    Manchester City's Stevan Jovetic attempts a scissor kick during their 2-2 English Premier League draw against Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium on April 16, 2014

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini blamed the hangover from defeat by Liverpool for his side's damaging 2-2 draw at home to the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland. City needed to win the first of their two games in hand on Liverpool to keep the pressure on the league leaders and second-placed Chelsea. But …

  • Tim Kennedy wins decision over Michael … Cagewriter - 1 hour 37 minutes ago

    Tim Kennedy scored a dominant unanimous decision win over Michael Bisping in the TUF: Nations Finale main event. More »Tim Kennedy wins decision over Michael …

    Tim Kennedy scored a dominant unanimous decision win over Michael Bisping in the TUF: Nations Finale main event.

  • Real Madrid players celebrate with the trophy after winning the King's Cup final soccer match against Barcelona at Mestalla stadium in Valencia
    Bale stunner claims King's Cup win … Reuters - 1 hour 52 minutes ago

    Gareth Bale raced away to score a stunning late winner as Real Madrid made light of the absence of top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo to beat arch-rivals Barcelona 2-1 to win … More »Bale stunner claims King's Cup win …

    Real Madrid players celebrate with the trophy after winning the King's Cup final soccer match against Barcelona at Mestalla stadium in Valencia

    Gareth Bale raced away to score a stunning late winner as Real Madrid made light of the absence of top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo to beat arch-rivals Barcelona 2-1 to win a riveting King's Cup final on Wednesday. Wales winger Bale, who joined Real for a world record fee in the close season, galloped down the left wing into …

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    Rajon Rondo honors Boston Marathon bombing … Ball Don't Lie - 2 hours 3 minutes ago

    A thoughtful and cool gesture from the Celtics point guard. More »Rajon Rondo honors Boston Marathon bombing …

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    A thoughtful and cool gesture from the Celtics point guard.

  • Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini reacts after Aguero was fouled during their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at the Etihad stadium in Manchester
    We must win final five games to pinch … Reuters - 2 hours 3 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Manchester City have not given up on winning the English Premier League title after their 2-2 draw with relegation-threatened Sunderland on Wednesday but … More »We must win final five games to pinch …

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini reacts after Aguero was fouled during their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at the Etihad stadium in Manchester

    (Reuters) - Manchester City have not given up on winning the English Premier League title after their 2-2 draw with relegation-threatened Sunderland on Wednesday but they must win their remaining five games, manager Manuel Pellegrini has said. The 2012 champions needed a late Samir Nasri goal to snatch a draw with the …

  • Liverpool's Suarez reacts after a collision with Tottenham Hotspur's Lloris during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield in Liverpool
    Suarez out to torment struggling Norwich … Reuters - 2 hours 5 minutes ago

    By Josh Reich LONDON (Reuters) - It would be a brave gambler who wagered against Luis Suarez becoming the first Liverpool player to score 30 goals in a Premier League … More »Suarez out to torment struggling Norwich …

    Liverpool's Suarez reacts after a collision with Tottenham Hotspur's Lloris during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield in Liverpool

    By Josh Reich LONDON (Reuters) - It would be a brave gambler who wagered against Luis Suarez becoming the first Liverpool player to score 30 goals in a Premier League season when the leaders head to struggling Norwich City on Sunday (1100 GMT). The Uruguayan has played a major role in taking Liverpool - two points clear …

  • Football: Liverpool hangover cost Man … AFP News - 2 hours 13 minutes ago

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini blamed the hangover from defeat by Liverpool for his side's damaging 2-2 draw at home to the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland. … More »Football: Liverpool hangover cost Man …

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini blamed the hangover from defeat by Liverpool for his side's damaging 2-2 draw at home to the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland. City needed to win the first of their two games in hand on Liverpool to keep the pressure on the league leaders and second-placed Chelsea. But …

  • Zach Randolph, alero de los Grizzlies de Memphis, salta hacia la cesta frente al alemán Dirk Nowitzki, de los Mavericks de Dallas, en el partido del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/Lance Murphey)
    Grizzlies ganan en prórroga y son 7mos … Associated Press - 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee, EE.UU. (AP) — Mike Conley convirtió dos tiros libres cuando restaba 1,1 segundo de la prórroga, y los Grizzlies de Memphis se apoderaron del séptimo … More »Grizzlies ganan en prórroga y son 7mos …

    Zach Randolph, alero de los Grizzlies de Memphis, salta hacia la cesta frente al alemán Dirk Nowitzki, de los Mavericks de Dallas, en el partido del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/Lance Murphey)

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee, EE.UU. (AP) — Mike Conley convirtió dos tiros libres cuando restaba 1,1 segundo de la prórroga, y los Grizzlies de Memphis se apoderaron del séptimo lugar de la Conferencia del Oeste, desbancando a los Mavericks de Dallas, a quienes vencieron el miércoles por 106-105.

  • Kevin Durant (derecha), del Thunder de Oklahoma City, abraza a su compañero Caron Butler, tras la victoria sobre los Pistons de Detroit el miércoles 16 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/Sue Ogrocki)
    Durant anota 42 y Thunder es 2do Associated Press - 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant anotó 42 puntos, incluidos 21 en el cuarto periodo, y el Thunder de Oklahoma City consiguió el segundo puesto de la Conferencia del … More »Durant anota 42 y Thunder es 2do

    Kevin Durant (derecha), del Thunder de Oklahoma City, abraza a su compañero Caron Butler, tras la victoria sobre los Pistons de Detroit el miércoles 16 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/Sue Ogrocki)

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant anotó 42 puntos, incluidos 21 en el cuarto periodo, y el Thunder de Oklahoma City consiguió el segundo puesto de la Conferencia del Oeste, al remontar una desventaja de 10 puntos en el lapso final para imponerse el miércoles 112-111 a los Pistons de Detroit.

  • Jordan Hill, de los Lakers de Los Angeles, dribla al brasileño Tiago Splitter, de los Spurs de San Antonio, durante el encuentro del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/Eric Gay)
    Hill y Lakers vencen a Spurs Associated Press - 2 hours 21 minutes ago

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jordan Hill totalizó el miércoles 18 puntos y 14 rebotes, y los Lakers cerraron su peor campaña desde que llegaron a Los Ángeles con una buena nota, … More »Hill y Lakers vencen a Spurs

    Jordan Hill, de los Lakers de Los Angeles, dribla al brasileño Tiago Splitter, de los Spurs de San Antonio, durante el encuentro del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/Eric Gay)

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jordan Hill totalizó el miércoles 18 puntos y 14 rebotes, y los Lakers cerraron su peor campaña desde que llegaron a Los Ángeles con una buena nota, un triunfo por 113-100 sobre los Spurs de San Antonio.

  • DeMar DeRozan (10) de los Raptors de Toronto alude al defensor de los Knicks de Nueva York Cole Aldrich (45) durante el encuentro del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014. (Foto de AP/Frank Franklin II)
    Knicks vencen a Raptors en cierre de … Associated Press - 2 hours 30 minutes ago

    NUEVA YORK (AP) — Los Knicks de Nueva York cerraron una campaña decepcionante el miércoles, con una victoria de 95-92 ante los Raptors de Toronto, que desperdiciaron … More »Knicks vencen a Raptors en cierre de …

    DeMar DeRozan (10) de los Raptors de Toronto alude al defensor de los Knicks de Nueva York Cole Aldrich (45) durante el encuentro del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014. (Foto de AP/Frank Franklin II)

    NUEVA YORK (AP) — Los Knicks de Nueva York cerraron una campaña decepcionante el miércoles, con una victoria de 95-92 ante los Raptors de Toronto, que desperdiciaron una ventaja de 21 puntos pero mantuvieron el tercer sitio de la Conferencia del Este de cara a la postemporada.

  • Mason Plumlee (1), de los Nets de Brooklyn, trata de penetrar al área en medio de Tyler Zeller, izquierda, y Matthew Dellavedova (8), de los Cavaliers de Cleveland, en el primer cuarto del juego del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014, en Cleveland. Los Cavaliers ganaron 114-85. (Foto AP/Tony Dejak)
    Cavaliers aplastan a cuadro de suplentes … Associated Press - 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    CLEVELAND, Ohio, EE.UU. (AP) — El entrenador de Brooklyn Jason Kidd decidió dar reposo a sus titulares pensando en los playoffs y los Nets cerraron la temporada regular … More »Cavaliers aplastan a cuadro de suplentes …

    Mason Plumlee (1), de los Nets de Brooklyn, trata de penetrar al área en medio de Tyler Zeller, izquierda, y Matthew Dellavedova (8), de los Cavaliers de Cleveland, en el primer cuarto del juego del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014, en Cleveland. Los Cavaliers ganaron 114-85. (Foto AP/Tony Dejak)

    CLEVELAND, Ohio, EE.UU. (AP) — El entrenador de Brooklyn Jason Kidd decidió dar reposo a sus titulares pensando en los playoffs y los Nets cerraron la temporada regular con una derrota de 114-85 el miércoles en contra de los Cavaliers de Cleveland.