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  • FILE - In this combination of file photos, Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, prepares to spar at a gym in east London on May 22, 2009, and Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines, weighs in for the junior welterweight boxing match against British boxer Ricky Hatton, May 1, 2009, in Las Vegas. Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they're backing their opinions with real money.  (AP Photos/Alastair Grant and Rick Bowmer, File)
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    FILE - In this combination of file photos, Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, prepares to spar at a gym in east London on May 22, 2009, and Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines, weighs in for the junior welterweight boxing match against British boxer Ricky Hatton, May 1, 2009, in Las Vegas. Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they're backing their opinions with real money.  (AP Photos/Alastair Grant and Rick Bowmer, File)

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  • Portland Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews after injuring his left achilles against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 5, 2015. The Trail Blazers beat the Mavericks 94-75. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)
    Portland's Matthews ruptures Achilles, … Associated Press - 42 minutes ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in Portland's game against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night and … More »Portland's Matthews ruptures Achilles, …

    Portland Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews after injuring his left achilles against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 5, 2015. The Trail Blazers beat the Mavericks 94-75. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in Portland's game against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night and is out for the season.

  • West Indies win toss, opt to bat first … Reuters - 52 minutes ago

    West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and opted to bat first in their World Cup Pool B match against defending champions India at the WACA on Friday. The Caribbean … More »West Indies win toss, opt to bat first …

    West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and opted to bat first in their World Cup Pool B match against defending champions India at the WACA on Friday. The Caribbean side have replaced left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn with an extra fast bowler in Kemar Roach for the WACA, considered to be the fastest wicket in the …

  • Montreal Canadiens defenseman Tom Gilbert, right, scores on Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
    Gaborik leads LA Kings' rally past … Associated Press - 52 minutes ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marian Gaborik's second power-play goal tied it with 45 seconds left in regulation, and he scored again in the shootout as the Los Angeles Kings … More »Gaborik leads LA Kings' rally past …

    Montreal Canadiens defenseman Tom Gilbert, right, scores on Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marian Gaborik's second power-play goal tied it with 45 seconds left in regulation, and he scored again in the shootout as the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.

  • Sri Lanka's Karunaratne gestures during a practice session ahead of their second and final test cricket match against Pakistan in Colombo
    Sri Lanka batsman Karunaratne out of … Reuters - 54 minutes ago

    Sri Lanka have suffered a double injury blow with batsman Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of the World Cup and spinner Rangana Herath likely to miss at least a week of action, … More »Sri Lanka batsman Karunaratne out of …

    Sri Lanka's Karunaratne gestures during a practice session ahead of their second and final test cricket match against Pakistan in Colombo

    Sri Lanka have suffered a double injury blow with batsman Dimuth Karunaratne ruled out of the World Cup and spinner Rangana Herath likely to miss at least a week of action, Mahela Jayawardene said on Friday. Finalists at the last two World Cups, the Sri Lankans are second in Pool A behind New Zealand heading into Sunday's …

  • Arizona Coyotes' Sam Gagner (9) scores a goal against Vancouver Canucks' Eddie Lack during the shootout of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.  The Coyotes defeated the Canucks 3-2. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
    Coyotes end 10-game skid, beat Canucks … Associated Press - 1 hour 6 minutes ago

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The smile and look of relief on the face of Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan spoke volumes. More »Coyotes end 10-game skid, beat Canucks …

    Arizona Coyotes' Sam Gagner (9) scores a goal against Vancouver Canucks' Eddie Lack during the shootout of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.  The Coyotes defeated the Canucks 3-2. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The smile and look of relief on the face of Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan spoke volumes.

  • Dallas Mavericks'  Devin Harris, right, defends Portland Trail Blazers' Arron Afflalo during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)
    Blazers win fifth straight with 94-75 … Associated Press - 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and 12 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half for a 94-75 victory over the Dallas … More »Blazers win fifth straight with 94-75 …

    Dallas Mavericks'  Devin Harris, right, defends Portland Trail Blazers' Arron Afflalo during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and 12 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half for a 94-75 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night.

  • McLaren's team manager Eric Boullier and physiotherapist Fabrizio Borra walk at a corridor in the hospital where McLaren Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain is hospitalized, in Sant Cugat
    McLaren braced for troubled start to … Reuters - 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - McLaren start the Formula One season in Australia with star signing Fernando Alonso absent and recovering from concussion, a Honda … More »McLaren braced for troubled start to …

    McLaren's team manager Eric Boullier and physiotherapist Fabrizio Borra walk at a corridor in the hospital where McLaren Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain is hospitalized, in Sant Cugat

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - McLaren start the Formula One season in Australia with star signing Fernando Alonso absent and recovering from concussion, a Honda engine that has yet to run sweetly and a car that has spent more time in the garage than testing on track. The team's racing director Eric Boullier, a Frenchman …

  • Force India Formula One drivers Perez and Hulkenberg pose with the new Force India racing car during its presentation in Mexico City
    Smaller F1 teams face another hard  … Reuters - 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One stands accused, ahead of a new season set to generate even more revenues for the billionaire sport, of burying its head … More »Smaller F1 teams face another hard  …

    Force India Formula One drivers Perez and Hulkenberg pose with the new Force India racing car during its presentation in Mexico City

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One stands accused, ahead of a new season set to generate even more revenues for the billionaire sport, of burying its head in the sand about a looming cost crisis. Some of the smaller teams are still fighting for survival, with Caterham now gone, even as double world champion …

  • Ferrari F1 driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany walks with members of his team in the paddock at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain
    Vettel's Ferrari story is sure to … Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel makes his Ferrari race debut in Australia next week but the four-times Formula One world champion has been enjoying … More »Vettel's Ferrari story is sure to …

    Ferrari F1 driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany walks with members of his team in the paddock at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel makes his Ferrari race debut in Australia next week but the four-times Formula One world champion has been enjoying the perks of the job already. As the 27-year-old German told Ferrari principal Maurizio Arrivabene after arriving at Maranello from rivals Red Bull: "Finally, …

  • Bangladesh's batsman Anamul Haque walks off the pitch after he was run out by Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews during their Cricket World Cup match at the MCG in Melbourne
    Kayes replaces injured Haque in Bangladesh … Reuters - 1 hour 30 minutes ago

    Bangladesh batsman Anamul Haque will miss the remainder of the World Cup after dislocating his shoulder on Thursday and has been replaced in the squad by Imrul Kayes. … More »Kayes replaces injured Haque in Bangladesh …

    Bangladesh's batsman Anamul Haque walks off the pitch after he was run out by Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews during their Cricket World Cup match at the MCG in Melbourne

    Bangladesh batsman Anamul Haque will miss the remainder of the World Cup after dislocating his shoulder on Thursday and has been replaced in the squad by Imrul Kayes. They play England on Monday in Adelaide in a match that could decide the fourth qualifier from Pool A. They then travel back to New Zealand to meet the World …

  • NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Portland Trail Blazers
    Blazers' Wesley Matthews leaves game … Ball Don't Lie - 1 hour 31 minutes ago

    The circumstances do not look good for one of the NBA's best two-way guards. More »Blazers' Wesley Matthews leaves game …

    NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Portland Trail Blazers

    The circumstances do not look good for one of the NBA's best two-way guards.

  • Sauber to defend van der Garde's … Reuters - 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    Sauber have confirmed they will contest legal action brought by dumped Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde in an Australian court ahead of the season-opening Formula One … More »Sauber to defend van der Garde's …

    Sauber have confirmed they will contest legal action brought by dumped Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde in an Australian court ahead of the season-opening Formula One Grand Prix next week. Van der Garde was test driver for the Swiss team last seasonand is claiming Sauber reneged on a deal to give him a race seat in 2015. …

  • En la imagen, el jugador de los Mavericks de Dallas Devin Harris, a la derecha, defiende al jugador de los Trail Blazers de Portland Arron Afflalo durante la primera mitad de su juego de NBA en Portland, Oregón, el 5 de marzo de 2015. (AP Foto/Greg Wahl-Stephens)
    Quinta victoria de los Blazers con 94-75 … Associated Press - 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    PORTLAND, Oregon, EE.UU. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge anotó 17 puntos y 12 rebotes el jueves por la noche y los Trail Blazers de Portland se escaparon en la segunda mitad … More »Quinta victoria de los Blazers con 94-75 …

    En la imagen, el jugador de los Mavericks de Dallas Devin Harris, a la derecha, defiende al jugador de los Trail Blazers de Portland Arron Afflalo durante la primera mitad de su juego de NBA en Portland, Oregón, el 5 de marzo de 2015. (AP Foto/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

    PORTLAND, Oregon, EE.UU. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge anotó 17 puntos y 12 rebotes el jueves por la noche y los Trail Blazers de Portland se escaparon en la segunda mitad del partido, hasta anotarse una victoria 94-75 sobre los Mavericks de Dallas.

  • South Africa's AB de Villiers hits a shot during the Cricket World Cup match against the West Indies at the SCG
    Factbox - Pakistan vs South Africa Reuters - 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    NAPIER (Reuters) - Factbox on Saturday's World Cup Pool B match between South Africa and Pakistan at Eden Park in Auckland. ... More »Factbox - Pakistan vs South Africa

    South Africa's AB de Villiers hits a shot during the Cricket World Cup match against the West Indies at the SCG

    NAPIER (Reuters) - Factbox on Saturday's World Cup Pool B match between South Africa and Pakistan at Eden Park in Auckland. ...

  • Australia's batsman Finch walks off the field after being caught out by Afghanistan's Mangal during their Cricket World Cup match in Perth
    Australia fear nothing, even defeat, … Reuters - 1 hour 39 minutes ago

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia are not sweating on Sunday's crunch Pool A match against Sri Lanka, even if defeat at the Sydney Cricket Ground would … More »Australia fear nothing, even defeat, …

    Australia's batsman Finch walks off the field after being caught out by Afghanistan's Mangal during their Cricket World Cup match in Perth

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia are not sweating on Sunday's crunch Pool A match against Sri Lanka, even if defeat at the Sydney Cricket Ground would make their path to the final more difficult, opener Aaron Finch said on Friday. After losing to New Zealand and taking just a point from their washed out …

  • South Africa's AB de Villiers hits a six during the Cricket World Cup match against the West Indies at the SCG
    AB is the Neo of the cricketing world … Reuters - 1 hour 40 minutes ago

    South Africa captain AB de Villiers' batting blitzkriegs in the last two months have been so good that even his own team mates are in awe of them, fast bowler Dale Steyn … More »AB is the Neo of the cricketing world …

    South Africa's AB de Villiers hits a six during the Cricket World Cup match against the West Indies at the SCG

    South Africa captain AB de Villiers' batting blitzkriegs in the last two months have been so good that even his own team mates are in awe of them, fast bowler Dale Steyn said on Friday. De Villiers has scored 241 runs in four innings at the tournament, including a stunning 162 not out against West Indies from 66 balls. …

  • Sri Lanka's Karunaratne gestures during a practice session ahead of their second and final test cricket match against Pakistan in Colombo
    Karunaratne out of World Cup, Herath … Reuters - 1 hour 42 minutes ago

    Sri Lanka have suffered a double injury blow with batsman Dimuth Karunaratne almost certainly out of the World Cup and spinner Rangana Herath likely to miss at least … More »Karunaratne out of World Cup, Herath …

    Sri Lanka's Karunaratne gestures during a practice session ahead of their second and final test cricket match against Pakistan in Colombo

    Sri Lanka have suffered a double injury blow with batsman Dimuth Karunaratne almost certainly out of the World Cup and spinner Rangana Herath likely to miss at least a week of action, Mahela Jayawardene said on Friday. Finalists at the last two World Cups, the Sri Lankans are second in Pool A behind New Zealand heading …

  • Zimbabwe target 'crunch' clash … Reuters - 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    Zimbabwe are convinced their clash with Ireland in Hobart on Saturday is the "crunch" game of their World Cup campaign. The Africans have won just one of their four … More »Zimbabwe target 'crunch' clash …

    Zimbabwe are convinced their clash with Ireland in Hobart on Saturday is the "crunch" game of their World Cup campaign. The Africans have won just one of their four games and are sixth in Pool B, but victory against William Porterfield's side will put them back in the hunt for a quarter-final place. "It's a crunch game …

  • Zimbabwe's Elton Chigumbura injures himself while trying to field a ball during the Cricket World Cup match against Pakistan at the GABBA in Brisbane
    Factbox - Zimbabwe vs Ireland Reuters - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    REUTERS - Factbox on Saturday's World Cup Pool B match between Zimbabwe and Ireland at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. ... More »Factbox - Zimbabwe vs Ireland

    Zimbabwe's Elton Chigumbura injures himself while trying to field a ball during the Cricket World Cup match against Pakistan at the GABBA in Brisbane

    REUTERS - Factbox on Saturday's World Cup Pool B match between Zimbabwe and Ireland at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. ...