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Gudlevskis wins on debut

Apr 12, 2014

Gudlevskis wins on debut

The Tampa Bay Lightning are having success even without their starting goalie. Kristers Gudlevskis made 36 saves to win his NHL debut, Eric Brewer scored two goals, and the Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Friday night. Ondrej Palat also scored for ...

Bradley, Pacquiao looking to settle score

Apr 12, 2014

Bradley, Pacquiao looking to settle score

Timothy Bradley never imagined he would have to avenge a victory. When the welterweight champion defeated Manny Pacquiao two years ago on two injured feet, he thought for an instant that he had reached the pinnacle of boxing. He hadn’t even left the MGM ...

Japan routs Germany

Apr 12, 2014

Japan routs Germany

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Receivers Naoki Maeda and Ryoma Hagiyama each reeled in a pair of touchdown receptions as Japan’s national football team shut out Germany 38-0 in an exhibition game Saturday at Kawasaki Fujimi Stadium. Japan utilized a pass-happy offense in order make the best use of ...

Hagino smashes two records at nationals

Apr 12, 2014

Hagino smashes two records at nationals

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Japan’s latest rising swim star Kosuke Hagino dominated the pool as he set a pair of national records in the third day of the 90th national championships at Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center on Saturday. The 19-year-old Toyo University student, who registered in six ...

Watson takes lead at Augusta

Apr 12, 2014

Watson takes lead at Augusta

Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of “Bubba golf,” producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket. Watson took over Augusta National on ...

Apr 12, 2014

49ers' Kaepernick dismisses report

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is defending his reputation. Kaepernick put out a statement on his Twitter account Friday, a day after his name was linked to a Miami police report involving a woman who passed out in a hotel and later woke ...

Haas grabs lead at Masters

Apr 11, 2014

Haas grabs lead at Masters

Adam Scott shot the lowest opening score by a defending Masters champion in 13 years, with his 3-under 69 in Thursday’s first round putting him one shot behind leader Bill Haas. Scott could have had the outright lead, with his one bad swing of ...

Kings break 3-game slide

Apr 11, 2014

Kings break 3-game slide

The Los Angeles Kings needed to shed some rust heading into the playoffs and the Edmonton Oilers proved to be a perfect solution. Marian Gaborik had two goals and an assist and Martin Jones made just 17 saves for his fourth shutout of the ...

Apr 11, 2014

Powell gets 18-month doping ban

A Jamaican disciplinary panel on Thursday banned former 100-meter world record holder Asafa Powell from athletics for 18 months after the veteran sprinter tested positive for a banned stimulant last June. In the sprinting powerhouse’s capital of Kingston, the head of the three-member panel ...

Apr 11, 2014

Eli Manning awaits ankle surgery

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is going to have surgery on his left ankle. The Giants announced that Manning will have the surgery on Thursday to relieve some lingering discomfort in the ankle that he sprained in the regular season finale against Washington. ...