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Hamilton takes a record but still in no-man's land
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 07:08:44 -0400 - SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Four times world champion Lewis Hamilton set a Formula One record of 28 successive scoring finishes on Sunday but was in no mood for celebrating.

Pass master Ricciardo celebrates surprise victory in China
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 05:17:31 -0400 - SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Daniel Ricciardo made a string of thrilling overtaking moves to snatch a surprise Chinese Grand Prix victory on Sunday after a safety car strategy gamble by his Red Bull team paid off handsomely.

Gatlin-Coleman team cruise to year's fastest 4x100m relay
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 21:53:58 -0400 - (Reuters) - World champion Justin Gatlin and his team mates sped to the year's fastest 4x100 metres relay on Saturday, clocking 38.08 seconds at the Tennessee Relays in Knoxville.

Motor racing: Gasly comes back down to earth with a bump
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 07:43:23 -0400 - SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Pierre Gasly's Bahrain Grand Prix heroics were a distant memory in China on Sunday after he was penalized for colliding with Toro Rosso team mate Brendon Hartley.

Jazz can beat anyone in NBA playoffs: Jerebko
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 16:14:53 -0400 - STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Having made it all the way to the Eastern Conference finals with former club Boston Celtics a year ago, sharp-shooting Swede Jonas Jerebko has told Reuters his Utah Jazz team fear no-one as the NBA playoffs get under way this weekend.

Highlights on final day of the Commonwealth Games
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 08:08:03 -0400 - GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Highlights on final of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday (times GMT):

Motor racing: Verstappen accepts blame for collision with Vettel
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 06:10:13 -0400 - SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Red Bull's Max Verstappen accepted blame for a Chinese Grand Prix collision with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel on Sunday but rejected a suggestion that he might need to calm down his driving style.

Poulter grabs one-stroke lead at Hilton Head
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:53:28 -0400 - (Reuters) - England's Ian Poulter extended his recent run of form with a four-under-par 67 on Saturday that gave him a one-stroke lead heading into the final round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.

Motor racing: Bird wins first Rome ePrix after Rosenqvist crashes
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 13:00:52 -0400 - ROME (Reuters) - Britain's Sam Bird won Formula E's first race in Rome on Saturday to move up to second in the all-electric series after seven rounds.

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Sports News (UPI)

Ohtani on mound for Angels again vs. Royals
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 09:18:19 -0400 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It is Sunday, so it must be Shohei Ohtani time in the Los Angeles Angels rotation.

Surprising Pirates seek series win vs. Marlins
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 09:15:18 -0400 - The Pittsburgh Pirates, who continue to be one of the surprise teams in the first month of the season, can keep a streak of sorts alive with a win Sunday over the host Miami Marlins.

Golden Knights expect determined Kings in Game 3
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 09:13:31 -0400 - LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings are facing a must-win scenario in Game 3 of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series against the Vegas Golden Knights at Staples Center on Sunday night.

Surprising Jazz open playoffs against Thunder
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 23:26:40 -0400 - OKLAHOMA CITY -- After losing Gordon Hayward to the Boston Celtics in the offseason, it looked like it would be a long shot for the Utah Jazz to make the playoffs.

White-hot Red Sox look to keep struggling O's down
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 23:24:52 -0400 - BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox are off to the best start in their 118-year history.

Yankees, Tigers will try to play two after washout
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 23:22:36 -0400 - The New York Yankees haven't gotten their biggest bats going. Yet their powerful lineup is already setting home run records.

Rockets face determined T-Wolves to open playoffs
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 23:17:06 -0400 - HOUSTON -- First things first: The Minnesota Timberwolves are not merely happy to be in the playoffs for the first time since 2004, despite the prevailing narrative regarding their presence.

Celtics brace for Freak show, Bucks
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 23:13:23 -0400 - BOSTON -- Celtics coach Brad Stevens has a simple way of defending The Freak as Boston opens its first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday at TD Garden.

Wild wait for grounded Jets
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 23:10:02 -0400 - SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- The Winnipeg Whiteout -- that tradition which has Jets fans celebrating the region's often inclement winter weather by wearing white to playoff games -- seemed like a good idea, especially as raucous home crowds helped spur the Jets to a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven first round playoff series with the Minnesota Wild.

Flyers hope to ride newfound momentum vs. Penguins
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 22:57:04 -0400 - Like the goalie-masked character in the endless series of slasher films, the Philadelphia Flyers rose from the dead to even their best-of-seven series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 5-1 victory on Friday the 13th.

Browns WR Landry signs $75 million extension
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 22:54:32 -0400 - Wide receiver Jarvis Landry signed a five-year contract extension with the Cleveland Browns worth $75.5 million.

Alabama QB Tagovailoa may miss spring game
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 22:36:12 -0400 - Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa did not participate in the team's second spring scrimmage Saturday because of a setback to his injured throwing hand.

Nationals try to salvage split with Rockies
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 22:33:56 -0400 - WASHINGTON -- After scuffling through the first two games, the Washington Nationals can salvage a split of their four-game series against the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.

Cardinals seek sweep of struggling Reds
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 22:26:58 -0400 - The St. Louis Cardinals were seeking some traction with their offense and their pitching staff going in a four-game weekend series against the NL Central rival Cincinnati Reds.

All eyes on sky as Indians-Jays could be rained out again
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 22:07:07 -0400 - CLEVELAND -- After rain led to the postponement of Saturday's Cleveland Indians-Toronto Blue Jays matchup, the two teams are scheduled to play Sunday afternoon, but that game could be in jeopardy as well.

Astros hope to secure win vs. Rangers
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 22:04:30 -0400 - HOUSTON -- For the second time in five games, someone other than closer Ken Giles earned the save for the Houston Astros, with right-hander Chris Devenski closing a 3-2 win over theTexas Rangers on Friday.

Report: Former LB Smith taken to substance abuse center
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:40:01 -0400 - Former NFL linebacker Aldon Smith was transferred to an in-patient substance-abuse center, TMZ reported Friday.

Arians looks headed to broadcast booth
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:38:45 -0400 - Bruce Arians is heading from the sidelines to the broadcasting booth.

Ryan Leaf: Baker Mayfield raises 'red flag'
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:36:50 -0400 - Former quarterback Ryan Leaf, one of the biggest disappointments in NFL draft history, believes Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has the makings of a bust.

Cowboys WR Hurns: 'They might as well retire (No. 88)'
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:34:07 -0400 - Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Allen Hurns said he will definitely not wear jersey No. 88, even though Dez Bryant is gone.

Liverpool cruises past Bournemouth 3-0 in Premier League scuffle
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 17:11:43 -0400 - Liverpool beat Bournemouth 3-0 in a Premier League clash Saturday at Anfield in Liverpool, England.

Chelsea comes back from 2-0 deficit to beat Southampton
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 15:24:28 -0400 - Olivier Giroud scored twice to help Chelsea beat Southampton 3-2 Saturday at St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England.

Danny Amendola: 'Not easy' playing for Belichick
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 14:35:41 -0400 - Danny Amendola has called Bill Belichick the best to ever coach, but that didn't make it hard for the veteran wide receiver to walk away from the Patriots.

Shazier leads cheer at Ohio State spring game
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 14:33:04 -0400 - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier gave fans of his alma mater reason to cheer Saturday.

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Sports News (AP)

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LeBron James plays all 82 games for first time in career
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:18:22 GMT - CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James has added another first to his remarkable career by playing in all 82 games....

Basebrawl: Arenado charges mound, Rockies beat Padres 6-4
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 22:24:43 GMT - DENVER (AP) -- Rockies star Nolan Arenado charged the mound after a fastball from Luis Perdomo sailed behind him, setting off a heated brawl that resulted in five ejections during a testy game in which Colorado beat the San Diego Padres 6-4 on Wednesday....

It's the last day of the NBA season, with much to decide
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:26:57 GMT - MIAMI (AP) -- The end has arrived....

NBA's best: Lebron vs. MJ. How about Magic?
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:42:57 GMT - With the start of NBA playoffs just days away, <a href="https://www.podcastone.com/ap-sports-weekly-podcast">&amp;quot;AP Sports Weekly&amp;quot; podcast</a> co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg dig into the debate about who&amp;apos;s the best ever, Lebron James or Michael Jordan....

Villanova guard Jalen Brunson declares for NBA draft
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:23:40 GMT - VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- Jalen Brunson, The Associated Press men&amp;apos;s college basketball player of the year, has declared for the NBA draft after winning two national titles at Villanova....

Tigers' Zimmermann bruises jaw when hit by Kipnis' liner
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:04:39 GMT - CLEVELAND (AP) -- Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann was taken to the hospital with a bruised jaw after being hit by a line drive off the bat of Cleveland&amp;apos;s Jason Kipnis on Wednesday night....

Griffin III hopes to start anew as a backup QB with Ravens
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:32:54 GMT - OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- After winning a Heisman Trophy, being picked second overall in the 2012 NFL draft and becoming an instant sensation with the Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin III is looking ahead to a promising future instead of wistfully gazing at his brilliant past....

The Latest: A first _ LeBron plays all regular season games
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:16:44 GMT - MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on Wednesday&amp;apos;s final slate of NBA regular-season games (all times local):...

Yanks most valuable in MLB at $4 billion, Forbes estimates
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 20:08:07 GMT - NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees are the most valuable franchise in baseball at an estimated value of $4 billion, according to Forbes....

Last Update at: Sun Apr 15 06:47:13 PDT 2018