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1 week ago

Shia LaBeouf cast as tennis bad boy John McEnroe

"Borg/McEnroe" will chronicle the longtime rivalry between McEnroe and Swedish tennis ace Bjorn Borg, and 29-year-old LaBeouf insisted he's the perfect choice to play the temper-tantrum throwing American.


1 week ago

Jason Day continues streak with four-shot Players Championship win

World number one Jason Day drew comparisons with Tiger Woods after an emphatic four-stroke victory at the $10.5 million Players Championship in Florida on Sunday.


1 week ago

Raptors beat Heat in Game 7, earn showdown with Cavaliers

Led by 35 points from Kyle Lowry and 28 from fellow guard DeMar DeRozan, the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 116-89 at home on Sunday in the seventh and deciding game of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.


1 week ago

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott (1) makes a stick-save in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in St. Louis.

1 week ago

Elliott leads way, Blues beat Sharks in Game 1

Brian Elliott had another standout game in net, David Backes and Jori Lehtera had goals and the St. Louis Blues opened their first Western Conference final in 15 years with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks


1 week ago

Toronto-Texas feud simmering since playoffs erupts in brawl

Jose Bautista and Texas second baseman Rougned Odor got into a fistfight behind the bag after a hard slide by the Toronto slugger in the eighth inning. Players from both teams rushed the field as Odor landed a punch to Bautista's face.


1 week ago

Day goes wire-to-wire to win Players Championship

He led by at least two shots the entire round, played bogey-free again on the back nine at the TPC Sawgrass and closed with a 1-under 71 to win golf's richest tournament.


1 week ago

Lowry scores 35, DeRozan has 28, Raptors beat Heat to advance to East finals

Bismack Biyombo added 17 points and 16 rebounds for the Raptors. They'll open the Eastern Conference Finals in Cleveland against LeBron James and the Cavaliers on Tuesday night.


1 week ago

Manchester United-Bournemouth match called off because of bomb threat

Sunday's match was called off after a suspicious package was found at Old Trafford.

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1 week ago

Day sets 36-hole record, then hangs on at Players

Day overcome two double bogeys with a strong finish for a 1-over 73 to keep his four-shot lead.

Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper walks in the dugout during a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park, Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, in Washington. Harper was held from the lineup after his altercation with relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon. The Nationals won 5-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

1 week ago

Nationals’ Harper drops appeal, serves 1-game suspension

The reigning NL MVP was suspended and fined Wednesday by Major League Baseball for his behavior following an ejection in Monday's 5-4 win over Detroit.


2 weeks ago

Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack signs 4-year rookie contract

Under the NFL's rookie slotting system, the former UCLA linebacker signed a four-year deal worth about $6.3 million Friday.

jose reyes from ap via twitter

2 weeks ago

Reyes banned thru May 31 under MLB domestic violence policy

Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has accepted a suspension without pay through May 31 under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.


2 weeks ago

NBA & NHL playoff scoreboard

All the scores from the NBA and NHL playoffs.


2 weeks ago

Kings agree with coach Darryl Sutter on new multiyear deal

The Los Angeles Kings announced the new multiyear deal Friday though it didn't offer details beyond saying that it begins with the upcoming season.


2 weeks ago

The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.


2 weeks ago

Jason Day has 3-shot lead in suspended Players Championship

Jonas Blixt and Alex Cejka set the target on another soft, easy day for scoring Friday at The Players Championship.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer is doused after the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Nationals Park, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in Washington. Scherzer struck out 20 batters, tying the major league nine-inning record. The Nationals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

2 weeks ago

The best sports shots this week

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.


2 weeks ago

Soccer’s highest-paid players

If we take their 2015 calendar year salary plus bonus, and divide that by goals and assists, how much did these stars take home per play in U.S. dollars?


2 weeks ago

Finchem: Golf in good shape for Rio despite no-shows

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem says that golf will be in good shape heading into this year's Rio Games where he predicts "a superb Olympics," despite the recent withdrawals of several elite players.

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Today in entertainment history: May 25


A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

3 hours ago in Sports

Crosby helps Penguins beat Lightning to force Game 7

Sidney Crosby Twitter

Game 7 is Thursday night, with the Penguins hoping to reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2009 and the Lightning looking to advance to the Cup Final for the second straight year.

4 hours ago in Sports

Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

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The Warriors must win Game 5 on Thursday in Oakland to keep their season alive.

11 hours ago in Sports

No exaggeration, NBC Preakness ratings up over last year


The figures were released Tuesday by NBC, based on data from The Nielsen Company. The Preakness had a 5.8 rating and 14 share, up 5 percent from last year's race (5.5 rating, 13 share).

11 hours ago in Sports

Mark Sanchez a surprise participant in Broncos OTAs


The Super Bowl champs' new starting quarterback had been expected to miss the first week of workouts after a weight room mishap May 13.

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