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  • Canadiens sweep Lightning after 4-3 …

    Canadiens sweep Lightning after 4-3 …

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

    Associated Press - 2 hours 30 minutes ago
  • Violence erupts in Rio slum near Olympic …

    Violence erupts in Rio slum near Olympic …

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro slum erupted in violence late Tuesday following the killing of a popular local figure, with angry residents setting fires and … More »

    Associated Press - 3 hours ago
  • Keflezighi's Boston win a boost for …

    Keflezighi's Boston win a boost for …

    The Boston Marathon champion crossed the finish line wearing sneakers from Skechers, not exactly a brand associated with sports. The company signed Meb Keflezighi … More »

    Associated Press - 6 hours ago
  • Former AP photographer Harry Koundakjian …

    Former AP photographer Harry Koundakjian …

    NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Koundakjian, a former photographer and photo editor for The Associated Press in the Middle East and New York City, has died. He was 83. … More »

    Associated Press - 7 hours ago
  • Comcast 1Q earns surge on upbeat NBC …

    Comcast 1Q earns surge on upbeat NBC …

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp. said Tuesday that its first-quarter net income rose by 30 percent as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the … More »

    Associated Press - 8 hours ago
  • Navalny's conviction in Russia a …

    Navalny's conviction in Russia a …

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow judge on Tuesday left open the possibility of jailing President Vladimir Putin's main critic for years, a sign of Putin's increasingly … More »

    Associated Press - 12 hours ago
  • Phelps facing toughest challenge ye …

    Phelps facing toughest challenge ye …

    By Julian Linden REUTERS - Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life. Time and time again he has proved the doubters wrong, setting the … More »

    Reuters - 13 hours ago
  • 'Modern Family' dad opens beer restaurant …

    'Modern Family' dad opens beer restaurant …

    He plays a bumbling dad on ABC's "Modern Family," but in Salt Lake City Ty Burrell is trying out for a role as restaurateur. Burrell has just opened Beer Bar, a … More »

    Associated Press - 15 hours ago
  • Dawson to retire next year as R&A chief …

    Dawson to retire next year as R&A chief …

    LONDON (Reuters) - Peter Dawson will retire next year as chief executive of the Royal and Ancient (R&A), the body which governs golf outside the United States said … More »

    Reuters - 15 hours ago
  • NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

    NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

    NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects … More »

    Associated Press - 17 hours ago
  • Dawson to retire as chief executive …

    Dawson to retire as chief executive …

    ST ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Peter Dawson is to retire next year as chief executive of The R&A after 16 years with the governing body in charge of the Rules of Golf … More »

    Associated Press - 18 hours ago
  • Comcast 1Q earns beat Street on upbeat …

    Comcast 1Q earns beat Street on upbeat …

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast's first-quarter net income rose by nearly a third as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the Winter Olympics in Sochi … More »

    Associated Press - 19 hours ago
  • American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston …

    American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston …

    BOSTON (AP) — A year ago, an injured Meb Keflezighi watched the Boston Marathon from the stands at the finish line on Boylston Street, leaving five minutes before … More »

    Associated Press - 20 hours ago
  • Boston Marathon men's champ says …

    Boston Marathon men's champ says …

    By Richard Valdmanis BOSTON (Reuters) - American runner Meb Keflezighi said memories of the victims of last year's bomb attack carried him through the last, … More »

    Reuters - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:16 AM PHT
  • Mourinho, Guardiola, Ancelotti - who …

    Mourinho, Guardiola, Ancelotti - who …

    Three of the tournament's best-ever bosses have the chance to win their third trophy this season and eclipse the record of Manchester United great Sir Alex Ferguson … More »

    GOAL.com - Mon, Apr 21, 2014 8:25 PM PHT
  • Germany, Czech Republic into Fed Cup …

    Germany, Czech Republic into Fed Cup …

    Germany reached their first Fed Cup final since 1992 on Sunday -- where they will face the Czech Republic, who will be playing in a third title match in four years. … More »

    AFP News - Mon, Apr 21, 2014 8:34 AM PHT
  • Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight …

    Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight …

    REUTERS - American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to … More »

    Reuters - Sun, Apr 20, 2014 2:49 PM PHT
  • Gilbert aiming for hat-trick at Amstel …

    Gilbert aiming for hat-trick at Amstel …

    Former world champion Philippe Gilbert will set off in Sunday's Amstel Gold Race as one of the hot favourites for victory. The 31-year-old Belgian, who won … More »

    AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014 12:33 PM PHT
  • Troussier wants to end career with Japan …

    Troussier wants to end career with Japan …

    Former Japan coach Philippe Troussier wants to end his career in the dugout by coaching the home country's team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he told AFP. The … More »

    AFP News - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 2:19 PM PHT
  • Aussies, Germany bid to end decades …

    Aussies, Germany bid to end decades …

    Australia and Germany aim to end decades of Fed Cup pain when they clash in the semi-finals while Italy and the Czech Republic, the current tournament heavyweights, … More »

    AFP News - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 11:36 AM PHT

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