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Lynch ends retirement, OKs deal with Raiders

/ Apr 27, 2017

Lynch ends retirement, OKs deal with Raiders

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after agreeing on a two-year deal with the Raiders that paved the way for a trade to his hometown team in Oakland. Lynch passed a physical Wednesday and agreed to a restructured two-year contract. Those were the ...

Oilers overwhelm Ducks in third period

/ Apr 27, 2017

Oilers overwhelm Ducks in third period

For the first 45 minutes of their second-round series opener, the Edmonton Oilers showed they can match the Anaheim Ducks in a tight-checking, low-scoring grind of a playoff hockey game. When things got wild and frantic in the final minutes, the upstart Oilers showed ...

Sharapova makes victorious return after doping ban

/ Apr 27, 2017

Sharapova makes victorious return after doping ban

Looking relieved, Maria Sharapova went through her familiar routine of waving to the crowd and blowing kisses after winning her first match in her return from a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday. The five-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 beat Roberta Vinci ...

/ Apr 26, 2017

Leitch reveals plans to play for Sunwolves

Japan captain Michael Leitch said Wednesday he will join the Sunwolves for the 2019 Super Rugby Season, as his current side the Chiefs prepare to clash with the Japanese franchise this weekend in Hamilton, New Zealand. Leitch told stuff.co.nz he will play for the ...

/ Apr 25, 2017

Hernandez family to receive copies of suicide notes

The family of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will gain access to three handwritten notes the former NFL player wrote before killing himself, a family attorney said Monday. Lawyer George Leontire said Bristol Superior Court in New Bedford, Massachusetts, ordered release ...

/ Apr 25, 2017

Sugita bests Robredo at Barcelona Open

Yuichi Sugita advanced to the second round of the Barcelona Open after beating former world No. 5 Tommy Robredo on Monday. The 28-year-old Sugita, ranked 91st in the world, entered the main draw as a lucky loser. He beat the 34-year-old Robredo, currently ranked ...

Stevens selected to guide Kings

/ Apr 25, 2017

Stevens selected to guide Kings

John Stevens spent the past seven seasons as Darryl Sutter’s assistant coach while the Los Angeles Kings rose to two Stanley Cup titles and then slipped to three straight disappointing seasons. Stevens is moving into the top job with no plans to upend the ...

Serena fires back at Nastase over comments on pregnancy

/ Apr 25, 2017

Serena fires back at Nastase over comments on pregnancy

Serena Williams has spoken out in response to suspended Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase’s comments speculating about the skin color of the baby the pregnant Williams is expecting. The 23-time major champion wrote on Instagram on Monday: “It disappoints me to know we live ...

Japan reflects on uneven performance

/ Apr 24, 2017

Japan reflects on uneven performance

Japan coach Jamie Joseph was not a happy man following his team’s 47-29 victory over South Korea this past weekend at Incheon Namdong Asiad Rugby Field. The former New Zealand and Japan international said his team, which contained 11 new caps, had been “out-passioned” ...