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  • FIFA President Blatter speaks after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich
    Asia chief hails Blatter re-election … Reuters - 22 minutes ago

    Asia football chief Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa congratulated FIFA president Sepp Blatter on his re-election for a fifth term -- a victory the Asian Football … More »Asia chief hails Blatter re-election …

    FIFA President Blatter speaks after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich

    Asia football chief Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa congratulated FIFA president Sepp Blatter on his re-election for a fifth term -- a victory the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) played a major role in delivering. The AFC leadership's staunch support for Blatter was reiterated on the eve of the contest by Al Khalifa's …

  • Macedonia's Dushko Trachevski (L) fights for the ball with Australia's Massimo Luongo during a friendly match in Skopje, in March 2015
    Luongo, Sainsbury out of Australia's … AFP News - 43 minutes ago

    Midfield star Massimo Luongo and Trent Sainsbury have been ruled out of Australia's World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan with injuries, Soccer Australia said on … More »Luongo, Sainsbury out of Australia's …

    Macedonia's Dushko Trachevski (L) fights for the ball with Australia's Massimo Luongo during a friendly match in Skopje, in March 2015

    Midfield star Massimo Luongo and Trent Sainsbury have been ruled out of Australia's World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan with injuries, Soccer Australia said on Saturday.

  • NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers
    Rangers fans applaud Lundqvist after … Reuters - 1 hour 16 minutes ago

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Madison Square Garden crowd saluted New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist with chants of "Henry, Henry" after the final horn had … More »Rangers fans applaud Lundqvist after …

    NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Madison Square Garden crowd saluted New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist with chants of "Henry, Henry" after the final horn had sounded on Friday despite the Swede's failure to carry the Rangers to another Game Seven victory. Lundqvist had helped keep the clash against the Lightning …

  • The Tampa Bay Lightning celebrate their 2-0 win over the New York Rangers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 29, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
    Lightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, … Associated Press - 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create. More »Lightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, …

    The Tampa Bay Lightning celebrate their 2-0 win over the New York Rangers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 29, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    NEW YORK (AP) — The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create.

  • Australia's Sam Carter tries to break through the England defence during their international rugby test match at Twickenham Stadium in London
    Carter injury a blow to Brumbies and … Reuters - 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    Sam Carter will almost certainly miss next weekend's penultimate round of Super Rugby and there will be some anxiety in the Wallabies camp too as the ACT Brumbies lock … More »Carter injury a blow to Brumbies and …

    Australia's Sam Carter tries to break through the England defence during their international rugby test match at Twickenham Stadium in London

    Sam Carter will almost certainly miss next weekend's penultimate round of Super Rugby and there will be some anxiety in the Wallabies camp too as the ACT Brumbies lock awaits the results of scans on the knee injury he sustained on Friday. The second row, who started 11 tests for Australia last year, required lengthy treatment …

  • NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers
    Lightning edge Rangers to claim Stanley … Reuters - 1 hour 36 minutes ago

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Tampa Bay Lightning booked a Stanley Cup Finals berth with a tense 2-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Friday, the visitors … More »Lightning edge Rangers to claim Stanley …

    NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Tampa Bay Lightning booked a Stanley Cup Finals berth with a tense 2-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Friday, the visitors breaking home goalie Henrik Lundqvist's Game Seven dominance to claim the Eastern Conference championship. Lundqvist had won the last six series-deciding …

  • Ben Bishop (L) of the Tampa Bay Lightning makes a save against the New York Rangers in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2015 in New York City
    Lightning blank Rangers to reach Stanley … AFP News - 1 hour 39 minutes ago

    Ben Bishop made 22 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning had third-period goals from Alex Killorn and Ondrej Palat to beat the New York Rangers 2-0 and reach the NHL Stanley … More »Lightning blank Rangers to reach Stanley …

    Ben Bishop (L) of the Tampa Bay Lightning makes a save against the New York Rangers in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2015 in New York City

    Ben Bishop made 22 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning had third-period goals from Alex Killorn and Ondrej Palat to beat the New York Rangers 2-0 and reach the NHL Stanley Cup Final. The Lightning, winners in 2004 in their only prior trip to the championship round, captured the best-of-seven Eastern Conference final four …

  • Steven Bowditch lines up a putt on the 14th hole during Round Two of the AT&T Byron Nelson at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas on May 29, 2015 in Irving, Texas
    Aussie Bowditch shares lead at rain-soaked … AFP News - 1 hour 44 minutes ago

    Australia's Steven Bowditch birdied three of his last five holes to claim a share of the lead when play was suspended at the rain-soaked US PGA Byron Nelson tournament. … More »Aussie Bowditch shares lead at rain-soaked …

    Steven Bowditch lines up a putt on the 14th hole during Round Two of the AT&T Byron Nelson at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas on May 29, 2015 in Irving, Texas

    Australia's Steven Bowditch birdied three of his last five holes to claim a share of the lead when play was suspended at the rain-soaked US PGA Byron Nelson tournament. "I didn't putt anywhere near as well as I did yesterday," Bowditch said. When play resumes, the player closest to the leaders is american Tony Finau, …

  • Morgan Pressel hits her second shot on the seventh hole during the first round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer on the Bay Course at the Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club on May 29, 2015 in Galloway, New Jersey
    Pressel grabs first-round LPGA lead AFP News - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    American Morgan Pressel fired a five-under par 66 to seize a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Shoprite LPGA Classic. More »Pressel grabs first-round LPGA lead

    Morgan Pressel hits her second shot on the seventh hole during the first round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer on the Bay Course at the Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club on May 29, 2015 in Galloway, New Jersey

    American Morgan Pressel fired a five-under par 66 to seize a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Shoprite LPGA Classic.

  • Amir Khan lands a right on Chris Algieri during their Welterweight bout at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on May 29, 2015 in New York City
    Khan calls out Mayweather after unanimous … AFP News - 2 hours 2 minutes ago

    Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title … More »Khan calls out Mayweather after unanimous …

    Amir Khan lands a right on Chris Algieri during their Welterweight bout at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on May 29, 2015 in New York City

    Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title showdown. Algieri fell to 20-2 with his second defeat in a row, the other coming last November at Macau at the hands of Filipino star Manny Pacquiao -- …

  • Sonny Gray de los Atléticos de Oakland trabaja frente a los Yanquis de Nueva York en el primer inning de un partido entre ambos equipos, el viernes 29 de mayo de 2015, en Oakland, California. (Foto AP/Ben Margot)
    Gray lanza ocho entradas en triunfo … Associated Press - 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    OAKLAND, California, EE.UU. (AP) — Sonny Gray lanzó ocho innings para llevarse su sexto triunfo de la campaña, Stephen Vogt remolcó dos carreras y los Atléticos de Oakland … More »Gray lanza ocho entradas en triunfo …

    Sonny Gray de los Atléticos de Oakland trabaja frente a los Yanquis de Nueva York en el primer inning de un partido entre ambos equipos, el viernes 29 de mayo de 2015, en Oakland, California. (Foto AP/Ben Margot)

    OAKLAND, California, EE.UU. (AP) — Sonny Gray lanzó ocho innings para llevarse su sexto triunfo de la campaña, Stephen Vogt remolcó dos carreras y los Atléticos de Oakland superaron el viernes 6-2 a los Yanquis de Nueva York.

  • Buster Posey de los Gigantes de San Francisco batea un doble productor frente al relevista Jim Johnson de los Bravos de Atlanta en el octavo inning de un partido entre ambos equipos, el viernes 29 de mayo de 2015, en San Francisco. (Foto AP/Eric Risberg)
    Posey pega jonrón de 2 carreras en triunfo … Associated Press - 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    SAN FRANCISCO, California, EE.UU. (AP) — Buster Posey conectó un jonrón de dos carreras en el primer inning y remolcó tres, Tim Hudson lanzó siete entradas con buen control … More »Posey pega jonrón de 2 carreras en triunfo …

    Buster Posey de los Gigantes de San Francisco batea un doble productor frente al relevista Jim Johnson de los Bravos de Atlanta en el octavo inning de un partido entre ambos equipos, el viernes 29 de mayo de 2015, en San Francisco. (Foto AP/Eric Risberg)

    SAN FRANCISCO, California, EE.UU. (AP) — Buster Posey conectó un jonrón de dos carreras en el primer inning y remolcó tres, Tim Hudson lanzó siete entradas con buen control y los Gigantes de San Francisco ganaron su quinto encuentro seguido al derrotar el viernes 4-2 a los Bravos de Atlanta.

  • Pro-Palestine protestors demonstrate outside the venue of the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich
    The show goes on in Canada despite FIFA … Reuters - 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    By Steve Keating HAMILTON, Ontario (Reuters) - Despite the storm raging in world soccer, the show must go on and Canada and England met in a women's friendly in front … More »The show goes on in Canada despite FIFA …

    Pro-Palestine protestors demonstrate outside the venue of the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich

    By Steve Keating HAMILTON, Ontario (Reuters) - Despite the storm raging in world soccer, the show must go on and Canada and England met in a women's friendly in front of a passionate sellout crowd on Friday that offered hope the game can survive its latest crisis. Deflated and weary from a week of shocking scandals triggered …

  • MLB: Boston Red Sox at Texas Rangers
    Hamilton laps up Texas homecoming with … Reuters - 2 hours 50 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Josh Hamilton has returned to Texas with a bang, hitting two home runs in his second game in front of the Arlington crowd as he led the Rangers to a 7-4 victory … More »Hamilton laps up Texas homecoming with …

    MLB: Boston Red Sox at Texas Rangers

    (Reuters) - Josh Hamilton has returned to Texas with a bang, hitting two home runs in his second game in front of the Arlington crowd as he led the Rangers to a 7-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday. One night earlier, Hamilton went 2-for-4 in his first game back in Arlington as a Texas Ranger since 2012. Receiving …

  • El abridor Taijuan Walker de los Marineros de Seattle lanza frente a los Indios de Cleveland durante el quinto inning de un partido entre ambos equipos, el viernes 29 de mayo de 2015, en Seattle. (Foto AP/Elaine Thompson)
    Walker conduce a los Marineros a vencer … Associated Press - 2 hours 58 minutes ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Taijuan Walker permitió dos hits en más de ocho entradas con buen control, Seth Smith bateó un jonrón de dos carreras y los Marineros de Seattle superaron … More »Walker conduce a los Marineros a vencer …

    El abridor Taijuan Walker de los Marineros de Seattle lanza frente a los Indios de Cleveland durante el quinto inning de un partido entre ambos equipos, el viernes 29 de mayo de 2015, en Seattle. (Foto AP/Elaine Thompson)

    SEATTLE (AP) — Taijuan Walker permitió dos hits en más de ocho entradas con buen control, Seth Smith bateó un jonrón de dos carreras y los Marineros de Seattle superaron el viernes 2-1 a los Indios de Cleveland.

  • PGA: AT&T Byron Nelson Championship-Second Round
    Rookie Curran in tie for lead at weather-hit … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    (Reuters) - PGA Tour rookie Jon Curran capitalized on a fast start and some pinpoint iron shots to surge into a three-way tie for the lead in the weather-disrupted second … More »Rookie Curran in tie for lead at weather-hit …

    PGA: AT&T Byron Nelson Championship-Second Round

    (Reuters) - PGA Tour rookie Jon Curran capitalized on a fast start and some pinpoint iron shots to surge into a three-way tie for the lead in the weather-disrupted second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Irving, Texas on Friday. While Masters champion Jordan Spieth also charged into contention after struggling on the …

  • FIFA President Blatter gestures after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich
    Blatter wins fifth FIFA term as challenger … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    By Mike Collett and Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term on Friday after his only challenger conceded defeat … More »Blatter wins fifth FIFA term as challenger …

    FIFA President Blatter gestures after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich

    By Mike Collett and Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term on Friday after his only challenger conceded defeat in an election overshadowed by allegations of rampant corruption in world soccer. Blatter won despite demands that he quit in the face of a major bribery …

  • U.S. official 'fairly confident' … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    A senior U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official said on Friday he is "fairly confident" there will be another round of indictments in the criminal investigation … More »U.S. official 'fairly confident' …

    A senior U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official said on Friday he is "fairly confident" there will be another round of indictments in the criminal investigation into alleged corruption within football's governing body, FIFA, the New York Times reported. Several senior FIFA figures have been indicted in bribery and …

  • El puertorriqueño Geovany Soto, de los Medias Blancas de Chicago, conecta un doble de dos carreras en la undécima entrada del encuentro realizado el viernes 29 de mayo de 2015, frente a los Astros de Houston (AP Foto/George Bridges)
    Con doble, Soto da victoria a Medias … Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — El boricua Geovany Soto conectó un doblete de dos carreras que significó la ventaja en el undécimo inning, y los Medias Blancas de Chicago doblegaron el … More »Con doble, Soto da victoria a Medias …

    El puertorriqueño Geovany Soto, de los Medias Blancas de Chicago, conecta un doble de dos carreras en la undécima entrada del encuentro realizado el viernes 29 de mayo de 2015, frente a los Astros de Houston (AP Foto/George Bridges)

    HOUSTON (AP) — El boricua Geovany Soto conectó un doblete de dos carreras que significó la ventaja en el undécimo inning, y los Medias Blancas de Chicago doblegaron el viernes 6-3 a los Astros de Houston.

  • Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot shot on the 13th hole during the second round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
    Spieth in contention after rain alters … Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth wasn't sure what par was at his hometown AT&T Byron Nelson and thinks it actually might have helped him through some frustrating … More »Spieth in contention after rain alters …

    Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot shot on the 13th hole during the second round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth wasn't sure what par was at his hometown AT&T Byron Nelson and thinks it actually might have helped him through some frustrating early holes.