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Alex Ovechkin says he'll play in the Olympics despite NHL's stance

He will get a spot on the national team if he wants it. "We've been marketing the game overseas since I've been in the league. They just want to some big stor...


Jurgen Klopp happy with his decision to rest stars at Stoke

Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho insists there are plenty of goals still to come after he became the Premier League's highest-scoring Brazilian. "That i...


LeBron closing in on Kobe on all-time playoff mark

We never really got to that in the first half. They finish the seasons's first homestand against Detroit on April 16. LOS ANGELES - Joe Johnson hit a runner...


Once just a trick-shot star, Bryan rising fast on PGA Tour

Bryan started the day four shots off the lead and after a bogey on the third hole, he reeled off four straight birdies. This season is Bryan's first full seas...


Antonio Conte takes blame after Chelsea FC fall at Old Trafford

Neville said: "United had six or seven players missing, Liverpool had Lallana, Henderson, Mane out so every team misses players". Chelsea's lead over Tott...


Blue Jays place starter Aaron Sanchez on disabled list; recall Matt Dermody

Hardy after Hardy's two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning at Rogers Centre in Toronto on April 14, 2017. The Jays averaged 4.20 run...


Celtics clinch No. 1 seed in East, beat Bucks 112-94

In Monday's Jimmy's Take, our WKYC Channel 3 Sports Director again states his belief that the Cavs will shift to another gear once the playoffs begin, and no on...


121st Boston Marathon is Meb's last run, Rupp's first

But there was no place to get out of the way of top runners once the race started, so MacDonald ran the first few miles before turning to speed walking. "I wasn...


Kenyans Geoffrey Kirui, Edna Kiplagat sweep titles at Boston Marathon

Puskedra, an All-American at OR, actually quit the sport following a poor performance in his marathon debut in 2014 (36th place in the New York City Marathon in...


Rays hammer Porcello, Red Sox

But the Red Sox (6-5) have scored just three runs for him in the starts. Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local...


`Disappointed` Hamilton apologises to Mercedes for Bahrain GP penalty

And while Ferrari failed to make the top of the podium previous year they are now back with a vengeance and spot-on team tactics. And the world champions may we...


MVP favorites Harden, Westbrook get first-round showdown

I'm happy to be a part of it to say I had a triple-double in the National Basketball Association and to say I did it in the same season that Russell and James a...


Devin McCourty hopes the Patriots are interested in his twin, Jason McCourty

On Friday, Long and McCourty were noticed in a video under the title "StandingPats" in the company of New England fans. "You only get so much time with your f...


Jackie Robinson statue unveiled at Dodger Stadium

When it comes to Major League Baseball, 2017 is no different than 1997. The Robinson statue is the first in what president and CEO Stan Kastan plans to be a...


Pekka Rinne, Predators beat Blackhawks 1-0 in Game 1

After crushing the Blackhawks 5-0 on Saturday night, the Predators flew home on Easter Sunday to swaths of gold-clad fans at the airport ready to greet them. ...


New Code of Conduct to be Issued for Triple Talaq, Says AIMPLB

On the other hand, another member of AIMPLB Khalid Rashid lauded the Prime Minister's initiative, adding that he should also make efforts towards improving "gir...


Durant shines in Warriors playoff debut in Game 1 win

Then he scored only eight points as the Cavs leveled the series in Game 6. "Draymond was wonderful", Golden State coach Steve Kerr said. "I was kind of expect...


LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

PACING THEMSELVES: Indiana understands playoff basketball, and not just because it has been to the post-season six of the last seven years. But with his waive...


League leaders under pressure after losing to Manchester United

Conte said: "We didn't play a good game and United deserved to win the game". "They showed more desire, more ambition, more motivation. In this case t...


Glum Wenger counts cost of Arsenal's latest defeat

The Frenchman's side are seven points adrift of fourth-placed Manchester City with eight games remaining. In fairness, the majority of replies to Bellerin's t...


Harden has 37 points, Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87

Individual statistics aside, the goal for Westbrook and the Thunder is to win games and position themselves to make a run in the playoffs. Now, the Houston ...


Jose Mourinho questions Luke Shaw's understanding of the game despite impressive cameo

Four days on from being labelled United's fourth-choice at left-back and having his professionalism questioned by Mourinho, Shaw's was introduced as a second-ha...


Americans finish on podium at Boston Marathon, pair of Kenyans win

Kiplagat, a 37-year-old mother of two from Kenya, won in an unofficial time of 2:21:52, with Rose Chelimo of Bahrain second in 2:22:51 and Jordan Hasay of the...


SU alumna Kathrine Switzer returns to Boston Marathon to make history again

Evans, who completed his 52nd marathon overall, said he wanted to show that Boston is back to normal. The warm temperatures that hit 79 degrees at the 20-...


Bale ruled out of Champions League game against Bayern

Zidane said that even with the advantage his team now held, they would not be taking anything for granted, and the inclusion of Bayern's fit again centre-forwar...


Eden Hazard controversially tells teammate to leave club

His performances have helped me return to my best level. "I hope it will be him", Hazard told Telefoot . Despite Chelsea's 2-0 defeat at Manchester United ...


Drogba signs with Phoenix Rising of USL

His move became official after he tweeted about it saying: 'Happy to announce I have signed with and will be part of the ownership group hoping to take Phoenix ...


Panthers Sign Kawann Short To Five-Year, $80M Deal

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the contract is worth $80 million. Rockets beat up Thunder in all facetsDavis tips his hat to Thomas for playingOn this date...


Braves top Padres 4-2 as Dickey pitches in 3rd Atlanta park

Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Friday night for their fifth straight win. The Braves roster is beginning to look like one that could not only play.500 this season but b...


Blue Jackets' Calvert to face hearing for hit on Kuhnhackl

Pittsburgh Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury, left, makes a save against the Columbus Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner, center, and Seth Jones during the second period in...


Guardiola praises Hull's Silva as City try to seal top-four berth

I did it and I think we will be better. "Probably if it was Chelsea for example the opponent would not have the ball three times in the last 20 minutes, I t...


Bale ranks Tottenham's Alli among the world's greatest

Bale has proved a huge success since his huge move to the Bernabeu in 2013 and the Welshman wants more British players to make the move to a foreign country. Al...


Good weather offers golfers full day of practice ahead of Masters

US Masters week got off to a stormy start as heavy rains swept across Augusta National Golf Club on Monday with tornado warnings forcing players and spectators ...


Walker, D-backs beat Dodgers after Hill exits with blister

If this was just precautionary we may see Hill's next start pushed back a few days, or more likely, he will be back on the DL to free roster space. He pitched t...


Zinedine Zidane: Isco has shown he belongs at Real Madrid

Real Madrid's Italian forward, Alvaro Morata, scored an equalizer nine minutes after Vesga's goal . Until Isco created the tiniest bit of space to fire home...


Cespedes hits 3 HRs, Harvey leaves with cramp in Mets win

Phillies manager Pete Mackanin was ejected by plate umpire Allan Porter, apparently for questioning Porter's warning to both clubs following the pitch. NY lead...


Orioles hit 4 HRs, beat slumping Blue Jays 6-4

TORONTO -Trey Mancini hit two home runs, Craig Gentry and Manny Machado added one homer each, Dylan Bundy pitched six scoreless innings and the Baltimore Orio...


Barcelona considering Gerard Deulofeu buy-back clause - Robert Fernandez

Deulofeu, a product of the club's famed La Masia academy, made six senior appearances for Barca - all as a substitute - before season-long loan stints at Everto...


Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life

UEFA said it made the decision after consulting both teams, however Tuchel said he and his players were not asked. "We were not attacked on the field by an op...


Jack Wilshere will discuss Gunners future in summer

Cook, however, believes the reaction to his team-mate suffering an injury was too much. "As I've said before, I've got to wait until the end of the season for...


Johnson's drive at buzzer lifts Jazz over Clippers in Game 1

Doc Rivers called an excellent out-of-bounds play in which Chris Paul received a dribble handoff that was followed by a pick and roll with DeAndre Jordan , wh...


MVP favourites Harden, Westbrook get first-round showdown

Roberson and Westbrook went 5-of-10 in the quarter, but the rest of the Thunder was just 2-of-7. Beverley was phenomenal for Houston , providing relentless...


Reds' Brandon Finnegan to DL with strained trapezius muscle

Peralta walked speedster Billy Hamilton leading off the game, but catcher Manny Pina threw Hamilton out stealing. When I went home (after last season), I really...


Borussia Dortmund angry at UEFA after bus bomb attack

The fixture was postponed from Tuesday after three explosions rocked the Dortmund team coach and left Spain worldwide Marc Bartra needing surgery on a broken wr...


Ray effectively wild in D-backs win over Giants

Rodney allowed two runs but earned his third save. Fernando Rodney struck out pinch-hitter Brandon Crawford with the tying run at second to end the game. "Wha...


Ian Poulter has close encounter with an alligator

Dufner went bogey-free on the back nine, collecting four more birdies with three straight on No. 14 to No. 16. 'It was a little bit of a roller coaster but it...


Utah's Gobert leaves game after getting hurt on 1st play

With the game tied at 95-95, Johnson took the ball up the court with 13.1 seconds remaining, drove into the lane and floated the game-winning shot over DeAndre...


Kompany ends 20-month City goal drought in Southampton win

While City continued to have the majority of the ball, they often struggled to find the killer pass and Saints continued to look threatening on the counter. One...


Romo's honorary Mav day turns spectacle for final home game

The fact that Nowitzki smiled through it all signaled to me that this was, indeed, a no-harm, no-foul production. Beasley then admitted he had a special int...


United beat Chelsea, offer hope to Spurs

A constant menace for Chelsea's defense with his mobility and direct approach, Rashford ensured Ibrahimovic wasn't missed at Old Trafford . Hazard barely had...