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/ Mar 12, 2017

England mauls Scotland to retain Six Nations title

There’s just no satisfying England coach Eddie Jones. His team had just reaffirmed its dominance of northern-hemisphere rugby by retaining the Six Nations in spectacular style, tying New Zealand’s tier-one record of 18 straight wins in the process, when Jones laid down another challenge ...

/ Mar 12, 2017

Hagino cruises to victory in Madrid

Kosuke Hagino won two more races at the Madrid Open on Saturday, sweeping the men’s 200-meter individual medley and the 200 freestyle. The Rio Olympic 400 IM champion touched the wall in 1 minute, 58.07 seconds in the 200 IM and topped the 200 ...

Kodaira secures overall 500 crown

/ Mar 12, 2017

Kodaira secures overall 500 crown

Nao Kodaira secured her second overall World Cup speedskating title in the women’s 500 meters with a race to spare at the final event of the season on Saturday. Kodaira, who became the first Japanese woman to win the World Sprint Speed Skating Championships ...

Mayweather ready to clash with McGregor

/ Mar 12, 2017

Mayweather ready to clash with McGregor

Retired unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. says that when it comes to a possible big-money fight with Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, he is “out of retirement.” In a posting on the MMA website, the 40-year-old American said he wants to ...

Statue of legend Howe unveiled

/ Mar 11, 2017

Statue of legend Howe unveiled

Gordie Howe is watching over the Hockey Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame unveiled a nearly 2.4-meter statue of the late Detroit Red Wings star Friday. Howe’s sons, Mark and Marty, participated in the ceremony. “When I was young I’d see all these ...

/ Mar 11, 2017

Hagino makes winning return

Kosuke Hagino marked his return to competition following elbow surgery with a pair of victories Friday at the Madrid Open. The Rio Olympic 400-meter individual medley gold medalist, who underwent surgery on his right elbow in September, won the 400 IM in 4 minutes, ...

/ Mar 11, 2017

Super Rugby mulls major changes

Super Rugby is in for a shake-up, but details on whether teams will be axed will be kept under wraps until affected clubs have been informed, the competition’s governing body said Saturday. The future of rugby’s flagship Southern Hemisphere club tournament will be outlined ...

Red Wings down Blackhawks

/ Mar 11, 2017

Red Wings down Blackhawks

Detroit Red Wings fans can wonder all they want about how their season might have turned out differently had Jimmy Howard remained healthy. The goalie isn’t about to play that game. “You can’t think like that,” Howard said after making 24 saves in his ...

Browns release QB Griffin

/ Mar 11, 2017

Browns release QB Griffin

It looks like Mike Glennon has a starting job in the NFL. Robert Griffin III no longer has any job. The Bears finalized their deal with Glennon, the former Tampa Bay quarterback, on Friday, one day after cutting Jay Cutler. Glennon wasn’t about to ...