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  • Pablo Larrazabal, left, of Spain, is pulled out of a lake after being attacked by a swarm of hornets during the second round of the Malaysian Open golf tournament at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)
    Larrazabal jumps into water to escape … Associated Press - 21 minutes ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Pablo Larrazabal couldn't believe what was coming his way. He was playing in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Friday when a … More »Larrazabal jumps into water to escape …

    Pablo Larrazabal, left, of Spain, is pulled out of a lake after being attacked by a swarm of hornets during the second round of the Malaysian Open golf tournament at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Pablo Larrazabal couldn't believe what was coming his way. He was playing in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Friday when a swarm of hornets "three times the size of bees" began an assault.

  • El español Rafael Nadal gesticula el perder un punto contra David Ferrer en el Masters de Montecarlo el viernes, 18 de abril de 2014, en Mónaco. Ferrer ganó. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
    Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte … Associated Press - 23 minutes ago

    PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal's mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over. More »Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte …

    El español Rafael Nadal gesticula el perder un punto contra David Ferrer en el Masters de Montecarlo el viernes, 18 de abril de 2014, en Mónaco. Ferrer ganó. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal's mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over.

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    Ball Don’t Lie’s 2013-14 Playoff Previews: … Ball Don't Lie - 23 minutes ago

    Miami and Charlotte's first round series starts on Sunday. More »Ball Don’t Lie’s 2013-14 Playoff Previews: …

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    Miami and Charlotte's first round series starts on Sunday.

  • Manufacturers limited in efforts to … Reuters - 24 minutes ago

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Formula One engine manufacturers believe there is a limit to what they can do to improve the sound of the new power-units, they … More »Manufacturers limited in efforts to …

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Formula One engine manufacturers believe there is a limit to what they can do to improve the sound of the new power-units, they said ahead of meetings aimed at exploring ways to make the sport louder. World champion Sebastian Vettel has attacked the new sound and the governing International …

  • Motor racing-Manufacturers limited in … Reuters - 28 minutes ago

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI, April 18 (Reuters) - Formula One engine manufacturers believe there is a limit to what they can do to improve the sound of the new power-units, … More »Motor racing-Manufacturers limited in …

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI, April 18 (Reuters) - Formula One engine manufacturers believe there is a limit to what they can do to improve the sound of the new power-units, they said ahead of meetings aimed at exploring ways to make the sport louder. Critics have hit out against the switch to smaller, more efficient turbocharged …

  • Marco van Basten gives a press conference in Heerenveen on June 30, 2010
    Van Basten to become AZ Alkmaar coa … AFP News - 31 minutes ago

    Former Dutch star Marco van Basten will take charge of AZ Alkmaar on a two-year deal from this summer, the Eredivisie side announced on Friday. "AZ and Marco van Basten … More »Van Basten to become AZ Alkmaar coa …

    Marco van Basten gives a press conference in Heerenveen on June 30, 2010

    Former Dutch star Marco van Basten will take charge of AZ Alkmaar on a two-year deal from this summer, the Eredivisie side announced on Friday. "AZ and Marco van Basten verbally agreed on Thursday a contract through to the summer of 2016," the club said in a statement. "The formalities will be sorted out in the coming …

  • Douglas Lima on Bellator Welterweight Title: “This is What I Came Here For”
    Douglas Lima looks to bring Bellator … Cagewriter - 38 minutes ago

    Douglas Lima has another chance to bring home championship gold tonight. More »Douglas Lima looks to bring Bellator …

    Douglas Lima on Bellator Welterweight Title: “This is What I Came Here For”

    Douglas Lima has another chance to bring home championship gold tonight.

  • British cyclist Mark Cavendish sprints during an individual time race stage of Dubai Tour, on February 5, 2014
    Cavendish skips Giro, targets Tour de … AFP News - 40 minutes ago

    British sprint specialist Mark Cavendish revealed on Friday that he would bypass this year's Giro d'Italia to focus on the Tour de France which begins on July 5. The … More »Cavendish skips Giro, targets Tour de …

    British cyclist Mark Cavendish sprints during an individual time race stage of Dubai Tour, on February 5, 2014

    British sprint specialist Mark Cavendish revealed on Friday that he would bypass this year's Giro d'Italia to focus on the Tour de France which begins on July 5. The 28-year-old Isle of Man native will instead use the Tours of Turkey (April 27-May 4), California (May 11-18) and Switzerland (June 14-22) as his tune-up races …

  • Heat underdogs in NBA 3-peat bid MB - 46 minutes ago

    Washington — LeBron James and his Miami Heat teammates seek their third title in a row and fourth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals starting with their playoff opener … More »Heat underdogs in NBA 3-peat bid

    Washington — LeBron James and his Miami Heat teammates seek their third title in a row and fourth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals starting with their playoff opener Sunday against Charlotte. But it will be the league-best San Antonio Spurs and Eastern Conference pace-setter Indiana that carry the top seedings and home-court …

  • Manchester United's manager David Moyes in Munich, southern Germany, on April 9, 2014
    Martinez expects warm Goodison return … AFP News - 51 minutes ago

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez says David Moyes should expect a warm welcome when he returns to Goodison Park with Manchester United on Sunday. Moyes was in charge … More »Martinez expects warm Goodison return …

    Manchester United's manager David Moyes in Munich, southern Germany, on April 9, 2014

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez says David Moyes should expect a warm welcome when he returns to Goodison Park with Manchester United on Sunday. Moyes was in charge of the Toffees for 11 years before departing to replace Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford last summer, with Martinez succeeding him on Merseyside. And the extent …

  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing … Associated Press - 56 minutes ago

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest … More »Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing …

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

  • Manchester United have failed this season, admits Phil Neville
    Manchester United have failed this season, … GOAL.com - 57 minutes ago

    The Red Devils take on Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday sitting seventh in the Premier League, contemplating a first season without Champions League football in 18 … More »Manchester United have failed this season, …

    Manchester United have failed this season, admits Phil Neville

    The Red Devils take on Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday sitting seventh in the Premier League, contemplating a first season without Champions League football in 18 years

  • Melbourne Rebels fullback Jason Woodward runs with the ball in Melbourne on February 28, 2014
    Rebels stop Force's five-game winning … AFP News - 1 hour 1 minute ago

    Fullback Jason Woodward kicked Melbourne Rebels to a 22-16 victory to end the Western Force's five-match winning Super 15 run in Melbourne on Friday. Woodward scored … More »Rebels stop Force's five-game winning …

    Melbourne Rebels fullback Jason Woodward runs with the ball in Melbourne on February 28, 2014

    Fullback Jason Woodward kicked Melbourne Rebels to a 22-16 victory to end the Western Force's five-match winning Super 15 run in Melbourne on Friday. Woodward scored 17 points from five penalties and a conversion as the Rebels held on to nudge out the Force after both teams scored a try each in a dour contest. The Rebels …

  • Conrad Smith captain of the Hurricanes runs out onto the field during a Super 15 Rugby Union match in Wellington on March 15, 2014
    'Canes dump Blues to continue mid-season … AFP News - 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    The Wellington Hurricanes continued their mid-season resurgence with a 39-20 win over the Auckland Blues in their Super 15 derby in Wellington on Friday. After trailing … More »'Canes dump Blues to continue mid-season …

    Conrad Smith captain of the Hurricanes runs out onto the field during a Super 15 Rugby Union match in Wellington on March 15, 2014

    The Wellington Hurricanes continued their mid-season resurgence with a 39-20 win over the Auckland Blues in their Super 15 derby in Wellington on Friday. After trailing 13-17 at half-time they took control in the crucial opening 10 minutes of the second half with a converted try, down to 14 men with hooker Dane Coles in …

  • Dominika Cibulkova of Slovenia in Acapulco, Guerrero state on March 1, 2014
    Cibulkova scrapes into Malaysian Open … AFP News - 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    World number 10 Dominika Cibulkova narrowly beat Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas Friday to advance into the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open. More »Cibulkova scrapes into Malaysian Open …

    Dominika Cibulkova of Slovenia in Acapulco, Guerrero state on March 1, 2014

    World number 10 Dominika Cibulkova narrowly beat Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas Friday to advance into the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open.

  • West Ham loanee Nocerino eager to stay in England
    West Ham loanee Nocerino eager to stay … GOAL.com - 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    The Italian has struggled to hold down a regular first-team place since arriving at Upton Park in January but insists they will take precedence over other English cl … More »West Ham loanee Nocerino eager to stay …

    West Ham loanee Nocerino eager to stay in England

    The Italian has struggled to hold down a regular first-team place since arriving at Upton Park in January but insists they will take precedence over other English clubs

  • A guard standing in front of the Water Sports Palace built for Southeast Asian Games 2003 in Hanoi on November 23, 2012
    Indonesia favourite to take on 2019 … AFP News - 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    Indonesia is favourite to take on the 2019 Asian Games after Vietnam's withdrawal because of the cost, Asian sports sources said Friday. Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen … More »Indonesia favourite to take on 2019 …

    A guard standing in front of the Water Sports Palace built for Southeast Asian Games 2003 in Hanoi on November 23, 2012

    Indonesia is favourite to take on the 2019 Asian Games after Vietnam's withdrawal because of the cost, Asian sports sources said Friday. Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung announced on Thursday that his country was pulling out of hosting the 2019 Games because of economic "difficulties". Olympic Council of Asia …

  • Rafael Nadal squeezes his eyes shut during his Monte-Carlo ATP Masters match against David Ferrer on April 18, 2014 in Monaco
    Nadal crashes in Monte Carlo, Federer … AFP News - 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot and close friend David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer … More »Nadal crashes in Monte Carlo, Federer …

    Rafael Nadal squeezes his eyes shut during his Monte-Carlo ATP Masters match against David Ferrer on April 18, 2014 in Monaco

    Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot and close friend David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer scraped into the last-four. Ferrer claimed a famous 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 win to hand the top seed only his third loss in the principality just a day after Nadal …

  • Curve balls to come in title race, says … Reuters - 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    Chelsea assistant manager Steve Holland believes there are plenty of curve balls to come in the Premier League title race and bottom side Sunderland could provide one … More »Curve balls to come in title race, says …

    Chelsea assistant manager Steve Holland believes there are plenty of curve balls to come in the Premier League title race and bottom side Sunderland could provide one of those when they travel to Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Chelsea, who have 75 points from 34 matches, trail leaders Liverpool by two points but with Brendan …

  • Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia prepares to drive in the pits during the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 18, 2014
    Ricciardo declares Red Bull 'are … AFP News - 1 hour 26 minutes ago

    Daniel Ricciardo sounded a warning to Mercedes after the first practice sessions for Sunday's Chinese grand prix, declaring that they should watch out as Red Bull "are … More »Ricciardo declares Red Bull 'are …

    Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia prepares to drive in the pits during the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 18, 2014

    Daniel Ricciardo sounded a warning to Mercedes after the first practice sessions for Sunday's Chinese grand prix, declaring that they should watch out as Red Bull "are coming". Mercedes, having won the opening three races of the season, still appear to be the dominant force in Shanghai as Lewis Hamilton topped the times …