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  • Mets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates Associated Press - 16 minutes ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be na … More »Mets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named.

  • Former Dynamo Moscow striker Kosolapov … Reuters - 22 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Eduard Kosolapov, 38, the former Dynamo Moscow and Lokomotiv Nizhny Novgorod striker who was on the coaching staff at Mordovia Saransk, has committed suicide. … More »Former Dynamo Moscow striker Kosolapov …

    (Reuters) - Eduard Kosolapov, 38, the former Dynamo Moscow and Lokomotiv Nizhny Novgorod striker who was on the coaching staff at Mordovia Saransk, has committed suicide. "Today we received tragic news," Mordovia said on their official website on Friday. "We express our deep and sincere condolences to Eduard's family." …

  • Yasuhisa Arai, Senior Managing Officer and Director, Chief Officer of Motorsports, Honda R&D Co. poses at the Honda Motor Co's headquarters in Tokyo
    Honda to focus on McLaren in 2015 Reuters - 26 minutes ago

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Honda has no plans to supply any other team but McLaren when it returns to Formula One as an engine supplier next season, the … More »Honda to focus on McLaren in 2015

    Yasuhisa Arai, Senior Managing Officer and Director, Chief Officer of Motorsports, Honda R&D Co. poses at the Honda Motor Co's headquarters in Tokyo

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Honda has no plans to supply any other team but McLaren when it returns to Formula One as an engine supplier next season, the Japanese carmaker said on Saturday. "For 2015 McLaren is our only customer," Honda's chief officer of motorsport Yasuhisa Arai told reporters ahead of Sunday's …

  • NHL: Stadium Series-Practice Day
    Blackhawks coach fined $25,000 for inappropriate … Reuters - 27 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has been fined $25,000 by the National Hockey League for inappropriate conduct during Game One of their first-round … More »Blackhawks coach fined $25,000 for inappropriate …

    NHL: Stadium Series-Practice Day

    (Reuters) - Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has been fined $25,000 by the National Hockey League for inappropriate conduct during Game One of their first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday. Quenneville made an angry gesture during the second overtime of Chicago's 4-3 triple-overtime …

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    NASL club unveils new mascot with delightfully … Dirty Tackle - 29 minutes ago

    Team mascots are almost always strange abominations of nature that have the ability to elicit joy from a crowd while also stealing souls through the eyes of non-believers. … More »NASL club unveils new mascot with delightfully …

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    Team mascots are almost always strange abominations of nature that have the ability to elicit joy from a crowd while also stealing souls through the eyes of non-believers. So it's only fitting that the unveiling of a new mascot capture this odd concoction of menace and glee.

  • West Ham United fans celebrate in Birmingham, April 23, 2006
    West Ham youngster dies of cancer AFP News - 30 minutes ago

    West Ham's Australian striker Dylan Tombides died on Friday following a three-year battle with testicular cancer. West Ham confirmed the news of Tombides' death in a … More »West Ham youngster dies of cancer

    West Ham United fans celebrate in Birmingham, April 23, 2006

    West Ham's Australian striker Dylan Tombides died on Friday following a three-year battle with testicular cancer. West Ham confirmed the news of Tombides' death in a statement on their website. Tombides was first diagnosed with cancer while representing Australia during the 2011 Under-17 World Cup in Mexico. "West Ham …

  • Football: West Ham youngster dies of … AFP News - 32 minutes ago

    West Ham's Australian striker Dylan Tombides died on Friday following a three-year battle with testicular cancer. West Ham confirmed the news of Tombides' death in a … More »Football: West Ham youngster dies of …

    West Ham's Australian striker Dylan Tombides died on Friday following a three-year battle with testicular cancer. West Ham confirmed the news of Tombides' death in a statement on their website. Tombides was first diagnosed with cancer while representing Australia during the 2011 Under-17 World Cup in Mexico. "West Ham …

  • David Beckham (L) conducts a press conference with Miami-Dade County Mayor, Carlos Gimenez in Miami, Florida on February 5, 2014
    Miami mayor defends Beckham stadium … AFP News - 32 minutes ago

    The mayor of Miami on Friday defended David Beckham's plans to build a state-of-the-art stadium on the city's waterfront, rejecting criticism of the project by a coalition … More »Miami mayor defends Beckham stadium …

    David Beckham (L) conducts a press conference with Miami-Dade County Mayor, Carlos Gimenez in Miami, Florida on February 5, 2014

    The mayor of Miami on Friday defended David Beckham's plans to build a state-of-the-art stadium on the city's waterfront, rejecting criticism of the project by a coalition of business groups. English superstar Beckham wants to build an eye-catching 25,000-seat stadium at the city's port for his as-yet-unnamed Major League …

  • Former England cricket coach Peter Moores smiles at a news conference at Old Trafford in Manchester, northern England
    Moores to get second chance in England … Reuters - 33 minutes ago

    LONDON (Reuters) - England will name Peter Moores as their cricket director on Saturday, handing the Lancashire coach his second chance to lead the national team, British … More »Moores to get second chance in England …

    Former England cricket coach Peter Moores smiles at a news conference at Old Trafford in Manchester, northern England

    LONDON (Reuters) - England will name Peter Moores as their cricket director on Saturday, handing the Lancashire coach his second chance to lead the national team, British media reported on Friday. The 51-year-old will succeed Andy Flower, who stepped down after five years in charge following the 5-0 Ashes defeat in Australia …

  • Simeone: Substitutes were key in Elche win
    Simeone: Substitutes were key in Elche … GOAL.com - 51 minutes ago

    The title-chasing Rojiblancos looked set to drop two precious points at the Vicente Calderon but late goals from Miranda and Diego Costa secured a vital victory More »Simeone: Substitutes were key in Elche …

    Simeone: Substitutes were key in Elche win

    The title-chasing Rojiblancos looked set to drop two precious points at the Vicente Calderon but late goals from Miranda and Diego Costa secured a vital victory

  • Golf-Korean K.J. Choi beats bad weather … Reuters - 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - South Korean K.J. Choi wielded a hot putter to vault into the lead before torrential rain and strong winds halted the second round at the $5.8 million RBC … More »Golf-Korean K.J. Choi beats bad weather …

    (Reuters) - South Korean K.J. Choi wielded a hot putter to vault into the lead before torrential rain and strong winds halted the second round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Friday. Choi made use of his advantageous early tee time, holing out three times from outside 20 feet on his way to a four-under-par …

  • Castres fullback Romain Teulet (L) prepares to kick a penality during the French Top 14 rugby union match against Montpellier on April 18, 2014, at the Pierre Antoine stadium in Castres, southern France
    Castres stay on play-off course as Teulet … AFP News - 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    Defending champions Castres stayed on course for the French Top 14 play-offs Friday with veteran full-back Romain Teulet enjoying an emotional farewell at the Pierre-Antoine … More »Castres stay on play-off course as Teulet …

    Castres fullback Romain Teulet (L) prepares to kick a penality during the French Top 14 rugby union match against Montpellier on April 18, 2014, at the Pierre Antoine stadium in Castres, southern France

    Defending champions Castres stayed on course for the French Top 14 play-offs Friday with veteran full-back Romain Teulet enjoying an emotional farewell at the Pierre-Antoine stadium which has been his home for 13 years. Castres edged current leaders Montpellier 22-15 to go into fourth place in the standings on the penultimate …

  • Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal bowls, watched by South Africa's Miller, during the ICC Champions Trophy group B match at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham
    It's getting increasingly tough … Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago

    Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal, widely regarded as the world's best off-spinner, says that life is becoming increasingly tough for bowlers in limited-overs cricket. "Times have … More »It's getting increasingly tough …

    Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal bowls, watched by South Africa's Miller, during the ICC Champions Trophy group B match at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham

    Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal, widely regarded as the world's best off-spinner, says that life is becoming increasingly tough for bowlers in limited-overs cricket. "Times have changed and there is hardly any respect for bowlers these days. The attitude and approach of batsmen has become more brazen and it has become very difficult …

  • Korean K.J. Choi beats bad weather to … Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - South Korean K.J. Choi wielded a hot putter to vault into the lead before torrential rain and strong winds halted the second round at the $5.8 million RBC … More »Korean K.J. Choi beats bad weather to …

    (Reuters) - South Korean K.J. Choi wielded a hot putter to vault into the lead before torrential rain and strong winds halted the second round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Friday. Choi made use of his advantageous early tee time, holing out three times from outside 20 feet on his way to a four-under-par …

  • Colombian football player Radamel Falcao gives the thumbs up before a World Cup friendly football match at the Cornella-El Prat stadium in Cornella, near Barcelona, on March 5, 2014
    Falcao gets cautious World Cup green … AFP News - 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    Colombia striker Radamel Falcao will go to the World Cup but risks not being 100 percent fit, the surgeon who operated on the Monaco star's ruptured knee ligaments said … More »Falcao gets cautious World Cup green …

    Colombian football player Radamel Falcao gives the thumbs up before a World Cup friendly football match at the Cornella-El Prat stadium in Cornella, near Barcelona, on March 5, 2014

    Colombia striker Radamel Falcao will go to the World Cup but risks not being 100 percent fit, the surgeon who operated on the Monaco star's ruptured knee ligaments said Friday. But at the highest level, at the start of the competition, Falcao will not be 100 percent," Jose Carlos Noronha told the Lusa news agency. Falcao, …

  • Ibrahimovic's absence changes everything, admits PSG boss Blanc
    Ibrahimovic's absence changes everything, … GOAL.com - 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    The Ligue 1 leaders have lost two of their last three games since losing the Swede to injury, with their coach conceding that they cannot play their usual game with Edinson … More »Ibrahimovic's absence changes everything, …

    Ibrahimovic's absence changes everything, admits PSG boss Blanc

    The Ligue 1 leaders have lost two of their last three games since losing the Swede to injury, with their coach conceding that they cannot play their usual game with Edinson Cavani

  • K.J. Choi of Korea hits a tee shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 18, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
    Choi grabs lead at storm-hit PGA He … AFP News - 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    South Korea's K.J. Choi fired a four-under par 67 to seize a one stroke lead in the clubhouse before heavy rain halted play Friday at the US PGA Heritage tournament. … More »Choi grabs lead at storm-hit PGA He …

    K.J. Choi of Korea hits a tee shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 18, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

    South Korea's K.J. Choi fired a four-under par 67 to seize a one stroke lead in the clubhouse before heavy rain halted play Friday at the US PGA Heritage tournament. It's pretty bad out there," tour competition vice president Slugger White said. Australia's Robert Allenby, who had a birdie-birdie start, was second on …

  • Resolute Woodlands stun Tampines
    Resolute Woodlands stun Tampines GOAL.com - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    The Rams pulled off a huge upset against the reigning S.League champions as goals from Chang Jo Yoon and Atsushi Shimono gave them only their second victory of the s … More »Resolute Woodlands stun Tampines

    Resolute Woodlands stun Tampines

    The Rams pulled off a huge upset against the reigning S.League champions as goals from Chang Jo Yoon and Atsushi Shimono gave them only their second victory of the season

  • Atletico Madrid's forward Diego Costa celebrates after scoring during a Spanish league football match against Elche at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on April 18, 2014
    Atletico close in on title as late show … AFP News - 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    Atletico Madrid took another step towards their first La Liga title for 18 years as two goals in the last 20 minutes handed them a 2-0 win over Elche at the Vicente Calderon … More »Atletico close in on title as late show …

    Atletico Madrid's forward Diego Costa celebrates after scoring during a Spanish league football match against Elche at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on April 18, 2014

    Atletico Madrid took another step towards their first La Liga title for 18 years as two goals in the last 20 minutes handed them a 2-0 win over Elche at the Vicente Calderon on Friday. After a poor opening period from the hosts, they wasted a great chance to go in front 10 minutes after the break as David Villa's penalty …

  • K. J. Choi, of South Korea, watches his drive from the 10th tee during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
    Choi leads rain-delayed RBC Heritag … Associated Press - 1 hour 36 minutes ago

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday. More »Choi leads rain-delayed RBC Heritag …

    K. J. Choi, of South Korea, watches his drive from the 10th tee during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday.