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/ Apr 14, 2017

Coe warns Russia over drug reforms

The IAAF will re-evaluate its stance on Russia if the country continues to frustrate efforts to overhaul its anti-doping practices, president Sebastian Coe told AFP on Thursday. Russia was banned from international athletics in November 2015 after evidence emerged of state-sponsored doping and must ...

Unbeaten Crusaders crush Sunwolves

/ Apr 14, 2017

Unbeaten Crusaders crush Sunwolves

Winger Manasa Mataele scored three tries while his uncle and teammate Seta Tamanivalu languished in the sin-bin as the Crusaders crushed the Sunwolves 50-3 Friday to remain unbeaten after seven Super Rugby matches. All Blacks center Tamanivalu was sin-binned in the 29th minute for ...

Vegas Golden Knights hand reins to Gallant

/ Apr 14, 2017

Vegas Golden Knights hand reins to Gallant

Kicked off the bus by the Florida Panthers in November, Gerard Gallant has packed his bags for Las Vegas to take over as the first coach of the NHL expansion Golden Knights. “I interviewed in mid-January and when I got the interview I felt ...

Wilson scores in OT as Caps rally past Leafs

/ Apr 14, 2017

Wilson scores in OT as Caps rally past Leafs

Heavily favored to beat the young and inexperienced Toronto Maple Leafs, the Stanley Cup-contending Washington Capitals weren’t supposed to be the team that flubbed and floundered at the start of the playoffs. Playing some of their worst hockey of the season, the Capitals fell ...

Steelers chairman Rooney passes away at 84

/ Apr 14, 2017

Steelers chairman Rooney passes away at 84

Dan Rooney, the powerful and popular Pittsburgh Steelers chairman whose name is attached to the NFL’s landmark initiative in minority hiring, died Thursday. He was 84. The team announced his death but details were not immediately available. Rooney took over operation of the team ...

Alonso to skip Monaco GP to compete in Indy 500

/ Apr 13, 2017

Alonso to skip Monaco GP to compete in Indy 500

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso announced Wednesday that he will race for McLaren at the Indianapolis 500 next month in a surprise switch that means the Spanish driver miss the Monaco Grand Prix on the same day. It will be Alonso’s first time ...

/ Apr 13, 2017

49ers willing to trade No. 2 pick in draft

With just more than two weeks before his first NFL draft as general manager of the San Francisco 49ers, John Lynch said there is interest from other teams about acquiring the No. 2 overall pick. If the right offer comes, Lynch said Wednesday he’d ...

Sunwolves make changes ahead of match against Crusaders

/ Apr 12, 2017

Sunwolves make changes ahead of match against Crusaders

Ed Quirk returns from injury and will lead the Sunwolves against the Crusaders at Christchurch’s AMI Stadium on Friday, in what will be the Japanese franchise’s first game on New Zealand soil. The Australian-born flanker leads a side that shows eight changes from the ...