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  • Cardinals player to be sentenced for … Associated Press - 21 minutes ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for his guilty plea to a charge that he assaulted a former girlfriend … More »Cardinals player to be sentenced for …

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for his guilty plea to a charge that he assaulted a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.

  • Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) shoots between Washington Wizards forward Nene Hilario (42) and Marcin Gortat during the first half of Game 2 in an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
    Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take … Associated Press - 24 minutes ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed. More »Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take …

    Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) shoots between Washington Wizards forward Nene Hilario (42) and Marcin Gortat during the first half of Game 2 in an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    CHICAGO (AP) — This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.

  • Members of the San Jose Sharks, left, celebrate a game-winning goal by center Patrick Marleau as Los Angeles Kings center Tyler Toffoli, right, looks on during the overtime period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Sharks won 4-3. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
    Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 … Associated Press - 30 minutes ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San … More »Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 …

    Members of the San Jose Sharks, left, celebrate a game-winning goal by center Patrick Marleau as Los Angeles Kings center Tyler Toffoli, right, looks on during the overtime period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Sharks won 4-3. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for postseason heroics to one simple trait.

  • The dynamism that fuelled Arsenal's early title tilt: Why Ramsey should be Player of the Year
    The dynamism that fuelled Arsenal's … GOAL.com - 30 minutes ago

    All week Goal writers have been making a case for the leading candidates to be named PFA Player of the Year, though there was one notable absentee who deserves recog … More »The dynamism that fuelled Arsenal's …

    The dynamism that fuelled Arsenal's early title tilt: Why Ramsey should be Player of the Year

    All week Goal writers have been making a case for the leading candidates to be named PFA Player of the Year, though there was one notable absentee who deserves recognition

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    Washington continues its domination … Ball Don't Lie - 54 minutes ago

    The Wizards are heading home with a stranglehold on the series. More »Washington continues its domination …

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    The Wizards are heading home with a stranglehold on the series.

  • Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls fouls Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the United Center on April 22, 2014
    Wizards edge Bulls while Pacers, Raptors … AFP News - 59 minutes ago

    Bradley Beal scored a game-high 26 points to spark Washington over Chicago 101-99 in overtime, giving the Wizards their best NBA playoff start in 32 years. Brazilian … More »Wizards edge Bulls while Pacers, Raptors …

    Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls fouls Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the United Center on April 22, 2014

    Bradley Beal scored a game-high 26 points to spark Washington over Chicago 101-99 in overtime, giving the Wizards their best NBA playoff start in 32 years. Brazilian forward Nene scored 17 points Tuesday and John Wall added 16 as the Wizards seized a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round series with …

  • Belgium's Philippe Gilbert of BMC Racing Team, seen after winning the 49th edition of the Amstel Gold Race, in the Netherlands, 251,4 km from Maastricht to Valkenburg, on April 20, 2014
    All eyes on Gilbert ahead of Fleche … AFP News - 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    Philippe Gilbert's tour de force on the Cauberg climb during Sunday's Amstel Gold Race did more than bring him a third title in the Netherlands, it also established him … More »All eyes on Gilbert ahead of Fleche …

    Belgium's Philippe Gilbert of BMC Racing Team, seen after winning the 49th edition of the Amstel Gold Race, in the Netherlands, 251,4 km from Maastricht to Valkenburg, on April 20, 2014

    Philippe Gilbert's tour de force on the Cauberg climb during Sunday's Amstel Gold Race did more than bring him a third title in the Netherlands, it also established him as the favourite for Wednesday's Fleche Wallonne. Back then he won his second Amstel Gold Race before going on to add Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege …

  • Relatives of mountaineers, killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, cry during the funeral ceremony in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 21, 2014. Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community. The avalanche killed at least 13 Sherpas. Three other Sherpas remain missing and are presumed dead. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
    Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions … Associated Press - 1 hour 19 minutes ago

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday in an unprecedented walkout to honor 16 of their colleagues … More »Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions …

    Relatives of mountaineers, killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, cry during the funeral ceremony in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 21, 2014. Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community. The avalanche killed at least 13 Sherpas. Three other Sherpas remain missing and are presumed dead. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday in an unprecedented walkout to honor 16 of their colleagues who were killed last week in the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on the mountain, climbers said.

  • NBA: Wizards edge Bulls while Pacers, … AFP News - 1 hour 26 minutes ago

    Bradley Beal scored a game-high 26 points to spark Washington over Chicago 101-99 in overtime Tuesday, giving the Wizards their best NBA playoff start in 32 years. Brazilian … More »NBA: Wizards edge Bulls while Pacers, …

    Bradley Beal scored a game-high 26 points to spark Washington over Chicago 101-99 in overtime Tuesday, giving the Wizards their best NBA playoff start in 32 years. Brazilian forward Nene scored 17 points and John Wall added 16 as the Wizards seized a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round series with …

  • Mexican soccer player Rafael Marquez attends a news conference in Mexico City
    Mexico's Marquez bows out of Libertadores … Reuters - 1 hour 50 minutes ago

    Mexico's veteran World Cup captain Rafael Marquez made an unhappy exit from this year's Libertadores Cup when he was sent off in Leon's 1-1 draw with Bolivar in the second … More »Mexico's Marquez bows out of Libertadores …

    Mexican soccer player Rafael Marquez attends a news conference in Mexico City

    Mexico's veteran World Cup captain Rafael Marquez made an unhappy exit from this year's Libertadores Cup when he was sent off in Leon's 1-1 draw with Bolivar in the second leg of their last 16 tie in La Paz on Tuesday. The Bolivian champions, who held Leon to a 2-2 draw in Mexico in last week's first leg, went through …

  • NBA: First-round playoff results -  … AFP News - 2 hours 4 minutes ago

    Results from Tuesday's first-round NBA playoff games (all series best-of-seven): More »NBA: First-round playoff results -  …

    Results from Tuesday's first-round NBA playoff games (all series best-of-seven):

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    Super fights open up for Pacquiao as … Yahoo PH Sports - 2 hours 14 minutes ago

    For the longest time, the biggest hurdle in making boxing’s biggest fight is the rift between the competing Golden Boy Promotions of Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank Promotions … More »Super fights open up for Pacquiao as …

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    For the longest time, the biggest hurdle in making boxing’s biggest fight is the rift between the competing Golden Boy Promotions of Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank Promotions of Bob Arum.

  • New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury receives a fist-bump after scoring on a single by Derek Jeter during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
    Ellsbury returns, helps Yanks beat Red … Associated Press - 2 hours 18 minutes ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury wasted little time reminding the Red Sox how he used to help them win. More »Ellsbury returns, helps Yanks beat Red …

    New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury receives a fist-bump after scoring on a single by Derek Jeter during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    BOSTON (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury wasted little time reminding the Red Sox how he used to help them win.

  • El abridor de los Astros de Houston, Collin McHugh, lanza en la séptima entrada contra los Marineros de Seattle, en Seattle, el martes 22 de abril de 2014. Los Astros ganaron 5-2 a los Marineros. McHugh, que ponchó a 12, se estrenó con una victoria en las Grandes Ligas.(AP Foto/Stephen Brashear)
    McHugh poncha a 12 y Astros ganan 5-2 … Associated Press - 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Collin McHugh se estrenó en las grandes ligas con 12 ponchados, la cifra más alta de su carrera, y Jason Castro, Chris Carter y Matt Domínguez conectaron … More »McHugh poncha a 12 y Astros ganan 5-2 …

    El abridor de los Astros de Houston, Collin McHugh, lanza en la séptima entrada contra los Marineros de Seattle, en Seattle, el martes 22 de abril de 2014. Los Astros ganaron 5-2 a los Marineros. McHugh, que ponchó a 12, se estrenó con una victoria en las Grandes Ligas.(AP Foto/Stephen Brashear)

    SEATTLE (AP) — Collin McHugh se estrenó en las grandes ligas con 12 ponchados, la cifra más alta de su carrera, y Jason Castro, Chris Carter y Matt Domínguez conectaron cuadrangular para que los Astros de Houston derrotaran el martes 5-2 a los Marineros de Seattle.

  • Albert Pujols de los Angelinos de Los Angeles observa la trayectoria del jonrón número 500 de su carrera, bateado en el quinto inning ante los Nacionales de Washington el martes 22 de abril de 2014. (AP Foto/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
    Pujols alcanza los 500 jonrones Associated Press - 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Pujols no perdió tiempo para alcanzar los 500 jonrones. More »Pujols alcanza los 500 jonrones

    Albert Pujols de los Angelinos de Los Angeles observa la trayectoria del jonrón número 500 de su carrera, bateado en el quinto inning ante los Nacionales de Washington el martes 22 de abril de 2014. (AP Foto/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Pujols no perdió tiempo para alcanzar los 500 jonrones.

  • Mitch Moreland (izquierda) de los Rangers de Texas, es puesto fuera en el plato por el receptor de los Atléticos de Oakland Derek Norris mientras el lanzador Luke Gregerson (derecha) acude a la asistencia en el partido del martes 22 de abril de 2014. (Foto de AP/Ben Margot)
    Rangers anota 2 en novena para vencer … Associated Press - 2 hours 33 minutes ago

    OAKLAND, California. EE.UU. (AP) — Un sencillo de Michael Choice dio a los Rangers la carrera de la victoria en la novena entrada para que Texas se impusiera a los Atléticos … More »Rangers anota 2 en novena para vencer …

    Mitch Moreland (izquierda) de los Rangers de Texas, es puesto fuera en el plato por el receptor de los Atléticos de Oakland Derek Norris mientras el lanzador Luke Gregerson (derecha) acude a la asistencia en el partido del martes 22 de abril de 2014. (Foto de AP/Ben Margot)

    OAKLAND, California. EE.UU. (AP) — Un sencillo de Michael Choice dio a los Rangers la carrera de la victoria en la novena entrada para que Texas se impusiera a los Atléticos de Oakland 5-4 el martes por la noche.

  • Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty (67) scores the winning goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Kristers Gudlevskis (37) during third period National Hockey League Stanley Cup playoff action on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)
    Canadiens sweep Lightning after 4-3 … Associated Press - 2 hours 34 minutes ago

    MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens swept their way into the second round of the NHL playoffs, and now look forward to some rest. More »Canadiens sweep Lightning after 4-3 …

    Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty (67) scores the winning goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Kristers Gudlevskis (37) during third period National Hockey League Stanley Cup playoff action on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

    MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens swept their way into the second round of the NHL playoffs, and now look forward to some rest.

  • Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan, left, drives over Brooklyn Nets forward Andray Blatche to score during the second half of Game 2 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)
    DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors beat Nets … Associated Press - 2 hours 47 minutes ago

    TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan put his playoff jitters aside and turned in an All-Star performance for the Toronto Raptors. More »DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors beat Nets …

    Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan, left, drives over Brooklyn Nets forward Andray Blatche to score during the second half of Game 2 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

    TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan put his playoff jitters aside and turned in an All-Star performance for the Toronto Raptors.

  • NBA: Playoffs-Brooklyn Nets at Toronto Raptors
    Youth served as DeRozan leads 'Northern … Reuters - 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto Raptors have promoted their return to the NBA postseason after a six-year absence as a 'Northern Uprising' and on Tuesday … More »Youth served as DeRozan leads 'Northern …

    NBA: Playoffs-Brooklyn Nets at Toronto Raptors

    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto Raptors have promoted their return to the NBA postseason after a six-year absence as a 'Northern Uprising' and on Tuesday they backed up the marketing campaign with a 100-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets. The victory was the Raptors' first in the post-season since 2008 and …

  • New York Rangers' Derek Stepan, right, gets the puck past Philadelphia Flyers' Ray Emery, left, for a goal during the first period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
    Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take … Associated Press - 2 hours 53 minutes ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Never afraid to raise his fists, Dan Carcillo made his mark in the league as a puncher more than a postseason star. More »Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take …

    New York Rangers' Derek Stepan, right, gets the puck past Philadelphia Flyers' Ray Emery, left, for a goal during the first period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Never afraid to raise his fists, Dan Carcillo made his mark in the league as a puncher more than a postseason star.