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Tanihara defeats Ikeda at WGC event

/ Mar 25, 2017

Tanihara defeats Ikeda at WGC event

Tournament debutant Hideto Tanihara defeated Yuta Ikeda 3 and 1 to top his group and reach the last 16 of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play on Friday. Tanihara, who claimed a shock defeat of world No. 6 Jordan Spieth on Wednesday, raced ...

Islanders edges Penguins in shootout

/ Mar 25, 2017

Islanders edges Penguins in shootout

John Tavares and Anthony Beauvillier scored in the shootout to lead the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Friday. Beauvillier opened the shootout with a goal, and Tavares snapped a wrist shot past Marc-Andre Fleury in the next round. Sidney Crosby ...

/ Mar 25, 2017

NFL patriarch Matthews dies

Former San Francisco 49ers lineman Clay Matthews Sr., who was the patriarch of a famous football family, has died. He was 88. The 49ers said Matthews died Thursday. He had been dealing with a long illness. Matthews was a two-way player for San Francisco ...

Nishikori tops Anderson, makes 3rd round in Miami

/ Mar 25, 2017

Nishikori tops Anderson, makes 3rd round in Miami

World No. 4 Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round of the Miami Open after defeating Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-4, 6-3 on Friday. Second seed Nishikori, who reached the semifinals in 2014 before a runner-up finish last year, only had one ace ...

Bettman doubtful about NHL players in Pyeongchang

/ Mar 25, 2017

Bettman doubtful about NHL players in Pyeongchang

The International Olympic Committee and hockey’s governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world’s best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year, commissioner Gary Bettman said on Friday. “As things stand today, you should assume we’re ...

/ Mar 24, 2017

Men's national team coach Ueda to resign: source

Minoru Ueda is set to step down as the coach for the Japan’s men’s national team, a source told Kyodo News on Friday. The 59-year-old, who assumed the role in December 2012, guided his team that included current world No. 4 Kei Nishikori to ...

Spieth grinds out victory over Ikeda

/ Mar 24, 2017

Spieth grinds out victory over Ikeda

With a big lead on the back nine, Jordan Spieth put the ball in water again. Gulp. This time, there was no collapse, just a grind-it-out “must win” to beat Yuta Ikeda in Thursday’s second round at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in gusty ...

Oilers erupt for five goals in third period

/ Mar 24, 2017

Oilers erupt for five goals in third period

Laurent Brossoit didn’t get a lot of action when he came into the game, but the backup goalie’s presence sparked a rare third-period comeback for the Edmonton Oilers. Drake Caggiula and Jordan Eberle scored 1:10 apart to break a tie late in the third ...

/ Mar 24, 2017

Brady's Super Bowl jerseys returned to Patriots

Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back with the New England Patriots. The jerseys worn by Brady during this year’s Super Bowl and the 2015 Super Bowl were returned to Gillette Stadium Thursday, the FBI announced. Brady’s 2017 jersey went missing from the ...