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  • Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) trips as he breaks for the goal against Indiana Pacers guard George Hill (3) in the second half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Atlanta. The Hawks won 98-85. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
    Teague, Korver lead Hawks past Pacers … Associated Press - 14 minutes ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Teague flung in a wild 3-pointer after the officials missed him stepping out of bounds, and Kyle Korver finished off Indiana from beyond the arc to … More »Teague, Korver lead Hawks past Pacers …

    Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) trips as he breaks for the goal against Indiana Pacers guard George Hill (3) in the second half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Atlanta. The Hawks won 98-85. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Teague flung in a wild 3-pointer after the officials missed him stepping out of bounds, and Kyle Korver finished off Indiana from beyond the arc to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 98-85 victory Thursday night and another lead in the series with the top-seeded Pacers.

  • Swimming: Arena Grand Prix Final
    Phelps beaten in first comeback fin … Reuters - 19 minutes ago

    By Julian Linden PHOENIX (Reuters) - Michael Phelps suffered a narrow loss to old rival Ryan Lochte in his comeback to competitive swimming on Thursday, but still showed … More »Phelps beaten in first comeback fin …

    Swimming: Arena Grand Prix Final

    By Julian Linden PHOENIX (Reuters) - Michael Phelps suffered a narrow loss to old rival Ryan Lochte in his comeback to competitive swimming on Thursday, but still showed enough to suggest he will be a force to be reckoned with. Racing for the first time since he retired in a blaze of glory after the 2012 London Olympics …

  • NBA: First-round playoff results AFP News - 20 minutes ago

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

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

  • Martin shoots course record 62, leads … Reuters - 21 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Ben Martin fired a course record 10-under-par 62 to take a two-stroke lead in the opening round of the $6.8 million Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Thursday. … More »Martin shoots course record 62, leads …

    (Reuters) - Ben Martin fired a course record 10-under-par 62 to take a two-stroke lead in the opening round of the $6.8 million Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Thursday. Martin made light of gusting afternoon winds to reel off 10 birdies, capped off by a chip-in from 55 feet at the 17th hole at the TPC Louisiana. He …

  • Ben Martin tees off on the 15th during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana on April 24, 2014
    Martin opens Zurich Classic with a sizzling … AFP News - 22 minutes ago

    Ben Martin fired a course-record 10-under 62 to seize a two-shot lead in the opening round of the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic. More »Martin opens Zurich Classic with a sizzling …

    Ben Martin tees off on the 15th during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana on April 24, 2014

    Ben Martin fired a course-record 10-under 62 to seize a two-shot lead in the opening round of the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic.

  • Friends of Douglas Rafael da Silva Pereira (27), who was killed two days ago by the police, demonstrate in Rio de Janeiro, before his funeral on April 24, 2014
    Rio violence does not threaten World … AFP News - 24 minutes ago

    Deadly violence in Rio which saw tourist areas turned into battle grounds does not affect Brazil's hosting of the World Cup, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said … More »Rio violence does not threaten World …

    Friends of Douglas Rafael da Silva Pereira (27), who was killed two days ago by the police, demonstrate in Rio de Janeiro, before his funeral on April 24, 2014

    Deadly violence in Rio which saw tourist areas turned into battle grounds does not affect Brazil's hosting of the World Cup, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said on Thursday. Rio, which will stage seven matches including the July 13 final, was the scene Tuesday of angry protests and clashes between residents of a …

  • Michael Phelps competes in the 100m butterfly final at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Arizona on April 24, 2014
    Swim star Phelps beaten in first final … AFP News - 28 minutes ago

    Swimming superstar Michael Phelps finished second to old foe Ryan Lochte in the 100m butterfly in his first final since returning to the sport after 20 months out. Lochte … More »Swim star Phelps beaten in first final …

    Michael Phelps competes in the 100m butterfly final at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Arizona on April 24, 2014

    Swimming superstar Michael Phelps finished second to old foe Ryan Lochte in the 100m butterfly in his first final since returning to the sport after 20 months out. Lochte led at the 50m mark and held on to win in 51.93sec -- second-fastest in the world this year -- while fellow American Phelps was second in 52.13, matching …

  • FIFA President Blatter addresses a news conference in Zurich
    Blatter wants to revive 6+5 proposa … Reuters - 42 minutes ago

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants to revive his so-called 6+5 proposal which would force clubs to field at least six players from their own country. The idea won the … More »Blatter wants to revive 6+5 proposa …

    FIFA President Blatter addresses a news conference in Zurich

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants to revive his so-called 6+5 proposal which would force clubs to field at least six players from their own country. The idea won the backing of the FIFA Congress in 2008 but was ditched after it fell foul of European Union laws on the freedom of movement. "Unfortunately the idea foundered …

  • Michael Phelps, right, and Ryan Lochte pose for a photo after competing in the 100-meter butterfly final during the Arena Grand Prix swim meet, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz. It is Phelps' first competitive event after a nearly two-year retirement. Lochte finished first and Phelps finished second. (AP Photo/Matt York)
    Michael Phelps loses to Lochte in comeback … Associated Press - 44 minutes ago

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is 0 for 1 in his comeback to the pool. More »Michael Phelps loses to Lochte in comeback …

    Michael Phelps, right, and Ryan Lochte pose for a photo after competing in the 100-meter butterfly final during the Arena Grand Prix swim meet, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz. It is Phelps' first competitive event after a nearly two-year retirement. Lochte finished first and Phelps finished second. (AP Photo/Matt York)

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is 0 for 1 in his comeback to the pool.

  • Memorial items of Brazilian Formula One driver Ayrton Senna are displayed at Castello hotel, where Senna spent his last night in Castel San Pietro, near Imola race track
    The day Senna grabbed F1's atte … Reuters - 45 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - While Formula One remembers Ayrton Senna on the 20th anniversary of his death at Imola, happier memories of another race 10 years … More »The day Senna grabbed F1's atte …

    Memorial items of Brazilian Formula One driver Ayrton Senna are displayed at Castello hotel, where Senna spent his last night in Castel San Pietro, near Imola race track

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - While Formula One remembers Ayrton Senna on the 20th anniversary of his death at Imola, happier memories of another race 10 years earlier highlight just why the great Brazilian is still so sorely missed. The 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, held in pouring rain, was when even the sleepiest followers …

  • Message that reads "Addio campione" is pictured on a fence at the site where Formula One Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna died at the race track in Imola
    Senna's simple grave a magnet for … Reuters - 48 minutes ago

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Ayrton Senna is as discreet in death as he was lively in life. The last resting place of Brazil's most charismatic Formula One … More »Senna's simple grave a magnet for …

    Message that reads "Addio campione" is pictured on a fence at the site where Formula One Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna died at the race track in Imola

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Ayrton Senna is as discreet in death as he was lively in life. The last resting place of Brazil's most charismatic Formula One champion is marked by a brass plaque on a circular lawn, surrounded by almost identical plaques laid into the ground. "I come here every week or so," said …

  • Children play next to the memorial statue of Formula One Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna in the park inside the race track at Imola
    Ayrton Senna's Formula One care … Reuters - 50 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - May 1 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Brazil's triple Formula One champion Ayrton Senna in the San Marino Grand Prix at Italy's Imola circuit. … More »Ayrton Senna's Formula One care …

    Children play next to the memorial statue of Formula One Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna in the park inside the race track at Imola

    (Reuters) - May 1 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Brazil's triple Formula One champion Ayrton Senna in the San Marino Grand Prix at Italy's Imola circuit. The following details the main points of his career: - - - - * Born Ayrton Senna da Silva in Sao Paulo on March 21, 1960. He also won the Macau F3 Grand …

  • Alcides Ghiggia, former player for the Uruguay national team who won the 1950 World Cup at Maracana stadium in Brazil, in Montevideo on May 14, 2010
    Uruguay World Cup hero remembers 1950 … AFP News - 55 minutes ago

    Alcides Ghiggia still remembers the shocked hush in the Maracana stadium, packed with more than 200,000 people, after he scored the goal that felled football's superpower. … More »Uruguay World Cup hero remembers 1950 …

    Alcides Ghiggia, former player for the Uruguay national team who won the 1950 World Cup at Maracana stadium in Brazil, in Montevideo on May 14, 2010

    Alcides Ghiggia still remembers the shocked hush in the Maracana stadium, packed with more than 200,000 people, after he scored the goal that felled football's superpower. Sixty-four years on, there is enduring agony in Brazil over his goal as the country races to be ready to host the World Cup finals again. Barely 10 …

  • Ben Martin smiles after a birdie on the 17th hole during the opening round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 24, 2014. Martin shot a course-record 10-under-par 62. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
    Ben Martin surges to Zurich Classic … Associated Press - 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    AVONDALE, La. (AP) — A few weeks ago, Ben Martin had missed seven of eight cuts and figured he'd better make some changes. More »Ben Martin surges to Zurich Classic …

    Ben Martin smiles after a birdie on the 17th hole during the opening round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 24, 2014. Martin shot a course-record 10-under-par 62. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    AVONDALE, La. (AP) — A few weeks ago, Ben Martin had missed seven of eight cuts and figured he'd better make some changes.

  • British racing driver Damon Hill lifts his hat in the pits at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone ..
    Imola still a shock 20 years on for … Reuters - 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - When Damon Hill casts his mind back 20 years to the Imola weekend that claimed the lives of team mate Ayrton Senna and Austrian Roland … More »Imola still a shock 20 years on for …

    British racing driver Damon Hill lifts his hat in the pits at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone ..

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - When Damon Hill casts his mind back 20 years to the Imola weekend that claimed the lives of team mate Ayrton Senna and Austrian Roland Ratzenberger, it is with a sense of almost disbelief. "I hardly got a chance to learn anything from Ayrton.

  • Former world downhill champion Kucera … Reuters - 1 hour 26 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - John Kucera, the first Canadian man to win an alpine ski world championship downhill title, announced his retirement on Thursday following a string of injuries. … More »Former world downhill champion Kucera …

    (Reuters) - John Kucera, the first Canadian man to win an alpine ski world championship downhill title, announced his retirement on Thursday following a string of injuries. The highlight of Kucera's racing career came in 2009 when he was the surprise winner of men's downhill title at the world championships in Val d'Isere, …

  • Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts, pictured in Charlotte on December 14, 2013, has been fined $20,000 for his hard foul on Miami Heat's LeBron James in their playoff series
    Bobcats forward McRoberts hit with $20,000 … AFP News - 1 hour 27 minutes ago

    The National Basketball Association has fined Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts $20,000 for his hard foul on Miami Heat's LeBron James in their playoff series. … More »Bobcats forward McRoberts hit with $20,000 …

    Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts, pictured in Charlotte on December 14, 2013, has been fined $20,000 for his hard foul on Miami Heat's LeBron James in their playoff series

    The National Basketball Association has fined Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts $20,000 for his hard foul on Miami Heat's LeBron James in their playoff series. McRoberts was initially handed a personal foul, but on review the league upgraded it to a flagrant two foul after it deemed that he made "unnecessary and …

  • Search for safety has IndyCar going … Reuters - 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - While an entire generation of Formula One fans has grown up without knowing the emotional trauma of a racing death, followers of … More »Search for safety has IndyCar going …

    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - While an entire generation of Formula One fans has grown up without knowing the emotional trauma of a racing death, followers of IndyCar have been constantly reminded about the ultimate price some drivers must pay. The motor racing world will pause on May 1 to mourn the 20th anniversary …

  • For Mosley, safety is Senna's lasting … Reuters - 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - It has been 20 years since Formula One last suffered a driver fatality but that milestone, an achievement that would once have stretched … More »For Mosley, safety is Senna's lasting …

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - It has been 20 years since Formula One last suffered a driver fatality but that milestone, an achievement that would once have stretched credulity, will get less attention than the anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death at Imola. The sport - already praying for Michael Schumacher's recovery …

  • Real will hold off Bayern, say Goal Singapore readers
    Real will hold off Bayern, say Goal … GOAL.com - 1 hour 36 minutes ago

    Karim Benzema's strike gave the La Liga giants a slim advantage ahead of the return tie in Germany, as both teams vie for a spot in the Champions league final More »Real will hold off Bayern, say Goal …

    Real will hold off Bayern, say Goal Singapore readers

    Karim Benzema's strike gave the La Liga giants a slim advantage ahead of the return tie in Germany, as both teams vie for a spot in the Champions league final