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Lightning strike again, take 2-0 lead

May 4, 2015

Lightning strike again, take 2-0 lead

Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos ended his scoring drought and the Lightning’s power-play came to life with four goals — at the expense of the reeling Montreal Canadiens. Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and Tampa Bay beat Montreal 6-2 on Sunday ...

West Indies defeats England to tie series

May 4, 2015

West Indies defeats England to tie series

The West Indies completed a tense, hard-fought victory over England by five wickets in the extended final session of the third day of the third and final test at Kensington Oval on Sunday. The hosts were set 192 to win and were guided to ...

Mayweather hits jackpot

May 4, 2015

Mayweather hits jackpot

by Tim Dahlberg

The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind-boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn’t help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done. “No pictures, though,” Mayweather said, sliding the check out of an envelope. “Don’t want any pictures ...

May 4, 2015

Female sailing team perseveres

The first all-female team in the Volvo Ocean Race in over a decade, Team SCA is determined to break barriers in a male-dominated sport — and in what is widely considered the world’s most prestigious offshore sailing event. Team SCA and its opponents are ...

May 4, 2015

American Pharoah enters Preakness

Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras. Reluctant at first, the Kentucky Derby winner perked up when trainer Bob Baffert offered the colt’s favorite snack. American Pharoah pricked his ears upon ...

May 4, 2015

Nishikori sets sights on final round

Kei Nishikori hopes to pick up what he left behind in the final last year as the World No. 5 Japanese gears for the Madrid Open. “I’m stronger both physically and mentally this year,” Nishikori said on the opening day of the tournament Sunday. ...

May 4, 2015

Rugby player dies after cardiac arrest

A Welsh international rugby league player has died after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest during a club game. The Rugby Football League says Danny Jones was playing for northern English club Keighley Cougars when he collapsed after being replaced early in Sunday’s League 1 ...

McIlroy ousts Matsuyama at Match Play Championship

May 3, 2015

McIlroy ousts Matsuyama at Match Play Championship

Hideki Matsuyama failed to reach the quarterfinals of the Match Play Championship after losing to world No. 1 Rory McIlroy 6 and 5 on Saturday. “I was bad off the tee and that affected my irons,” Matsuyama said. “I couldn’t recover. With him taking ...

Gold Ship sails to spring Tenno-sho crown

May 3, 2015

Gold Ship sails to spring Tenno-sho crown

Norihiro Yokoyama’s calming performance in the saddle led Gold Ship to the spring Tenno-sho title and his sixth career Grade 1 victory on Sunday. The temperamental 6-year-old went off as the second choice behind Kizuna, crossing the post in 3 minutes, 14.7 seconds over ...

Mayweather wins megafight

May 3, 2015

Mayweather wins megafight

The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn’t the best. Using his reach and his jab Saturday night, Mayweather frustrated Manny Pacquiao, piling up enough points to win a unanimous decision in ...

Rangers top Capitals to even series

May 3, 2015

Rangers top Capitals to even series

The New York Rangers needed to bounce back after a tough loss to the Washington Capitals. Chris Kreider didn’t need long to get them going. Kreider scored 38 seconds after the opening faceoff and the Rangers defeated the Capitals 3-2 Saturday, tying their Eastern ...

American Pharoah wins Kentucky Derby

May 3, 2015

American Pharoah wins Kentucky Derby

Three times in seven years, Bob Baffert left the Kentucky Derby empty-handed. Two seconds and a sixth-place finish by the wagering favorite. After a while, those close calls started taking a toll. Even for a three-time Derby winner. “When you get beat like that, ...