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No room at the infield: Yankees forced to spend night in Dulles airport

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 5:17am
Team bonding is one thing. A sleepover at an airport is another.

Report: Orioles' Jones buys Ripken's old home

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 5:09am
The current face of the Baltimore Orioles will soon own the old home of the franchise's all-time icon.

Soccer: Japan stick with old guard for World Cup warm-up

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 2:56am
TOKYO (Reuters) - New Japan head coach Akira Nishino has named a 27-man squad filled with trusted stalwarts for this month's World Cup warm-up against Ghana on Friday.

New gambling regulation prompts NCAA to ease up on venue rule

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:02pm
The NCAA has long been a staunch opponent of legalized and illegal gambling, but the recent Supreme Court decision clearing states to regulate sports gambling is leading to some changes.

Bucks name Budenholzer head coach

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:57pm
The Milwaukee Bucks officially named Mike Budenholzer as the team's new head coach Thursday.

Ex-Yankee Teixeira 'not surprised' at Cano suspension

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:51pm
Retired slugger Mark Teixeira said Thursday that he was "not surprised" to see former teammate Robinson Cano suspended 80 games for violating MLB's joint drug agreement.

NBA draft: 'I'm the best player in this draft,' says Missouri's Porter

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:47pm
Michael Porter Jr. played just 53 minutes in three games during his lone year at Missouri, but he wasn't shy on Thursday when asked where he sees himself among the 2018 NBA Draft's top prospects.

Road rules: Lightning even series with Capitals

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:42pm
Alex Killorn scored the go-ahead goal with 8:03 remaining as the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning pulled even in the Eastern Conference finals by defeating the Washington Capitals 4-2 in Game 4 on Thursday night at Capital One Arena.

Golf: Leishman fires career-low 61 to lead Byron Nelson

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:09pm
(Reuters) - Australian Marc Leishman fired a career-low 61 for a three-shot lead after the first round of the AT&T Byron Nelson at its new home in Dallas on Thursday while local favorite Jordan Spieth failed to make a move.

Golf: Leishman fires career-low 61 to lead at Trinity Forest

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 7:59pm
(Reuters) - Australian Marc Leishman, buoyed by a pair of eagles, fired a career-low 61 for a three-shot lead after the first round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas on Thursday while home-town favorite Jordan Spieth failed to make a move.

NHL: Vegas Golden Knights reveal the soul of Sin City

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 6:42pm
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The Vegas Golden Knights have attracted a passionate fan base by smashing expectations in their inaugural season but supporters say it is what the team has done to unite a community torn by tragedy that has truly endeared them to the city.

Ostapenko ousts Konta in Rome to set up Sharapova clash

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 6:15pm
(Reuters) - French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko ruined Johanna Konta's birthday celebrations at the Italian Open on Sunday by coming from a set down to beat the Briton 2-6 6-3 6-4 and book her place in the quarter-finals.

Doping: Russia remains non-compliant as WADA shows cracks

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:57pm
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Russia’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA) remains suspended and will continue to be non-compliant until it has met all the criteria for reinstatement, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday as cracks in its solidarity began to show.

Nadal, Djokovic romp into Rome quarter - finals

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:11pm
(Reuters) - Rafa Nadal swept into the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday with a ruthless 6-4 6-1 victory over Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov.

Ice hockey: Canada edge Russia in overtime, Finland crash out

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:06pm
(Reuters) - Ryan O'Reilly struck Canada's winning goal as they edged Russia 5-4 in an overtime thriller and Finland crashed to a shock 3-2 defeat by Switzerland in the Ice Hockey World Championship quarter-finals in Copenhagen on Thursday.

Ireland's Bennett wins Giro stage 12 with gutsy sprint

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:18pm
(Reuters) - Irishman Sam Bennett made a perfectly timed break to win the 12th stage of the Giro, a 213-kilometre ride from Osimo that ends in a sprint finish on the Imola racing circuit, amid a heavy downpour on Thursday.

Tennis: Cornet pulls out of Strasbourg, hopeful for French Open

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:22am
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Alize Cornet has pulled out of the Strasbourg International tournament because of a groin injury but hopes to be ready for the French Open.

Saudi Arabia to host Formula E's 2018-19 season opener

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 9:50am
LONDON (Reuters) - The all-electric Formula E motor racing series will start its 2018-19 season in Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, organizers said on Thursday.

Real Madrid's Doncic still pondering summer NBA move

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 9:31am
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Europe's rising basketball talent Luka Doncic is still uncertain whether he will move to the NBA during the summer break, the 19-year-old Slovenian said on Thursday.

Motor racing: Ferrari told to change wing mirrors for Monaco

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 8:03am
LONDON (Reuters) - Halo-mounted wing mirrors will remain legal in Formula One but Ferrari must change the fixings used in Spain last weekend before next week's Monaco Grand Prix, the governing FIA said on Thursday.