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Former NFLer Heap kills daughter in accident in Arizona: media

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 1:09pm
(Reuters) - Former NFL star player Todd Heap hit and killed his 3-year-old daughter on Friday while he was moving his truck in his driveway at his Arizona home, media reported.

Bottas ends Hamilton's pole run in Bahrain

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:16am
MANAMA (Reuters) - Finland's Valtteri Bottas took his first Formula One pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday to end Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton's bid for a seventh in a row.

Ricciardo looks to second half of the season

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 7:17am
MANAMA (Reuters) - Daniel Ricciardo is an optimist but even optimism has its limits.

Former NFLer Heap kills daughter in accident in Arizona: media

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 1:44am
(Reuters) - Former NFL star player Todd Heap hit and killed his 3-year-old daughter on Friday while he was moving his truck in his driveway at his Arizona home, media reported.

Donald, DeLaet use hole-outs to share RBC Heritage golf lead

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 6:28pm
(Reuters) - Short game maestro Luke Donald and Canadian Graham DeLaet both holed-out on Friday on the way to grabbing a share of the lead on 10-under-par after two rounds of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.

Knicks and Anthony better off apart: club president Jackson

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 3:49pm
(The Sports Xchange) - New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said on Friday that All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony "would be better off somewhere else."

Alonso's Indy 500 plan is 'barking mad', says Horner

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 3:00pm
MANAMA (Reuters) - McLaren Formula One boss Zak Brown is 'barking mad' to let Fernando Alonso race the Indianapolis 500 with so little experience of ovals, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said on Friday.

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez cleared of 2012 double murder

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 2:58pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Boston jury on Friday found former New England Patriots football star Aaron Hernandez not guilty of murdering two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012, following what prosecutors described as a dispute that began over a spilled drink.

Ecclestone reveals scant contact with new F1 bosses

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 2:48pm
MANAMA (Reuters) - Former commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone returned to the Formula One paddock on Friday, for the first time since he was ousted in January, and revealed how little involvement he has had with the new management.

MVP candidates square off as NBA playoffs get underway

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 2:15pm
(Reuters) - One of the fiercest MVP debates basketball has seen in years will add another chapter when the NBA Playoffs open this weekend with award frontrunners Russell Westbrook and James Harden meeting face to face.

Golden State Warriors seek redemption after last year's Finals collapse

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 2:13pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Golden State Warriors enter the NBA playoffs this weekend looking for redemption after last season's shocking defeat in the Finals, where the team blew a 3-1 lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the best-of-seven series.

Brazil graft probe scrutinizes six soccer World Cup stadiums

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 12:56pm
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - At least six of Brazil's World Cup arenas, including the Maracana stadium where the final was staged in 2014, are under scrutiny in a wave of new political corruption investigations launched by the country's Supreme Court this week.

Ethiopia's Berhanu Hayle seeks a Boston Marathon repeat

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 12:54pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - Ethiopian runner Lemi Berhanu Hayle will defend his Boston Marathon title in a wide open race on Monday against a men's field that includes the first American champion in three decades and no clear favorite.

Motor racing: Baku promoter clears the air with F1 boss

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:59am
MANAMA (Reuters) - Azerbaijan Grand Prix promoter Arif Rahimov has cleared the air with Formula One boss Chase Carey after criticism of the race by the sport's new owners Liberty Media.

Major doubts about letters claiming Islamist motive for Dortmund attack: media

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:56am
BERLIN (Reuters) - German broadcaster ARD cited a report commissioned by investigators as saying there were "significant doubts" that letters claiming responsibility for an attack on the bus of soccer team Borussia Dortmund were written by Islamists.

Germany's Vogel claims sprint victory at Track Cycling Worlds

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 9:55am
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Germany's twice Olympic champion Kristina Vogel brushed aside Australia's Stephanie Morton to win the women's sprint final on a superb day of racing at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships at the Hong Kong Velodrome on Friday.

Motor racing: Ferrari first and last in Bahrain practice

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 8:50am
MANAMA (Reuters) - Ferrari were first and last in opening Bahrain Grand Prix practice on Friday with Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel quickest while team mate Kimi Raikkonen abandoned his smoking car and trudged off in the desert heat.

AC Milan's overall deal with Chinese investors worth 1 billion euros: CEO designate

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 5:12am
MILAN (Reuters) - The overall deal for the sale of soccer club AC Milan to a Chinese-led consortium is worth 1 billion euros ($1.06 billion), the club's CEO designate Marco Fassone said on Friday.

Motor racing: Button to make F1 return at Monaco Grand Prix

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 5:10am
MANAMA (Reuters) - Britain's Jenson Button will stand in for Fernando Alonso at next month's Monaco Formula One Grand Prix while the Spaniard competes in the Indianapolis 500 on the same day, McLaren announced on Friday.

Sharapova blames ITF for failing to warn her on banned substance

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 4:27am
(Reuters) - Five-times grand slam champion Maria Sharapova has criticized the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for not doing enough to make her aware that meldonium had been added to the list of banned substances last year.

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