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2 hrs ago | WALK 97.5

Best and worst of the NFL schedule

Now that the games have been slotted into dates and the 2014 NFL schedule is set, it's time for superlatives.


Related Topix: NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers, Indianapolis Colts, Peyton Manning, NFL Players

4 hrs ago |

Kate shows off new royal style in Down Under tour

It's a wardrobe that's markedly more "grown up" and more regal than before, royal watchers say.


Related Topix: Cricket, New Zealand

7 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Aldridge scores 43, leads Blazers over Rockets

Forward LaMarcus Aldridge delivered another scintillating performance and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Houston Rockets 112-105 on Wednesday night at the Toyota Center to take a 2-0 lead in a Western Conference quarterfinal series.


Related Topix: Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, NBA Players, Chandler Parsons, Oklahoma City Thunder, James Harden, Portland Trail Blazers

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Kane leads Blackhawks past Blues, 4-3 in OT

Same for his dazzling puck-handling skills and the vision that sees the plays before they happen.


Related Topix: NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues, Maxim Lapierre, Alex Pietrangelo, Derek Roy, Vladimir Sobotka, NHL Players

The State

Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1

Eighth-seeded Dallas rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their first-round series at a game apiece.


Related Topix: San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tiago Splitter, Tony Parker, Danny Green, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili

Star Tribune

Yanks pitcher Pineda ejected for substance on neck

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected from a game against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning Wednesday night after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck.


Related Topix: New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, David Phelps, Baseball Players

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern

MADRID - Karim Benzema scored in the 19th minute to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win over defending champion Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, World Soccer, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Karim Benzema, Iker Casillas, Fabio Coentrao, Bayern Munich

Northern Michigan News

2 ex-college football players charged with assault

Craig Parsons is a Boston College senior from Newton, and Anthony Varrichione is from Medway and graduated from Marist College in New York after playing quarterback there.


Related Topix: NCAA Sports, Marist College NCAA, Marist Red Foxes NCAA Football, NCAA Football


Rogers to race after cleared of doping

Australian Michael Rogers can race again after cycling's governing body accepted that the meat the former world time trial champion ate in China likely caused his positive doping test.


Related Topix: Michael Rogers, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Quickstep

WTEN-TV Albany

Cardinals player to be sentenced for assault plea

As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.


Related Topix: NFL Football, Arizona Cardinals, Daryl Washington, NFL Players

Tue Apr 22, 2014

National Public Radio

Finalists Named In Bloomberg European City Contest

Amsterdam wants to create an online game to get unemployed young people engaged in finding jobs across Europe.


Related Topix: Cricket, England

CBS Local

Albert Pujols Hits 500th HR of MLB Career vs. Nats

The Los Angeles Angels' first baseman hit a pair of shots off Washington Nationals right-hander Taylor Jordan on Tuesday night - a three-run homer in the first inning and two-run drive in the fifth - to become the 26th player in major league history to reach the milestone.


Related Topix: Albert Pujols, Baseball Players, Taylor Jordan

Will modernization rob Wrigley Field of its charm?

During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Related Topix: Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs


Nadal to face fellow Spaniard at Barcelona Open

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will look to get his clay court season back on track against Albert Ramos at the Barcelona Open after his fellow Spaniard won on Tuesday in the first round.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Rafael Nadal, Tennis, Albert Ramos, Nikolay Davydenko, Australian Open

Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, left, argues a call during the first quarter of Game 1 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in San Antonio.


Related Topix: NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs

CBC News

Man United fire manager David Moyes after woeful season

David Moyes was fired as manager of Manchester United after a woeful season that saw the once-dominant squad plummet from the top tier of the Premier League.


Related Topix: Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Soccer Players, World Soccer, Borussia Dortmund, More Sports, Marouane Fellaini

The Washington Post

Athletics surrender early lead, lose to Rangers

The Oakland Athletics had jumped out to an early lead against Yu Darvish, a pitcher they have owned of late.


Related Topix: Alexi Ogando, Mitch Moreland, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Yu Darvish, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Five thoughts: Lehtonen steals second period, sets Stars on their way to victory

Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn is swarmed by teammates Shawn Horcoff , Tyler Seguin , Patrik Nemeth and Trevor Daley after he scored the first goal in the waning seconds of the first period during the Anaheim Ducks vs. the Dallas Stars NHL playoff game at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Monday, April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Dallas Stars, NHL Hockey, Jamie Benn, NHL Players, Tyler Seguin, Stephane Robidas, Shawn Horcoff, Valeri Nichushkin

WLNS-TV Lansing

Clippers rout Warriors 138-98, even playoff series

LOS ANGELES - Blake Griffin scored a career playoff-high 35 points without a foul and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in routing the Golden State Warriors 138-98 Monday night to even their first-round series at a game apiece.


Related Topix: Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Darren Collison, Los Angeles Lakers, Matt Barnes, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Dallas Mavericks, Hedo Turkoglu, NBA Players

Pens undress Blue Jackets with third-period surge

Brooks Orpik of the Pittsburgh Penguins is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against the Blue Jackets during the second period in Game 3 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs at Nationwide Arena on April 21, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio.


Related Topix: NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brooks Orpik, NHL Players, R.J. Umberger, Fedor Tyutin, Sidney Crosby, Beau Bennett