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Kerr credits lucky turtle for Lotte triumph

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 12:36am
(Reuters) - Cristie Kerr took advantage of a meltdown by South Korean Jang Su-yeon to win the LPGA's Lotte Championship by three strokes in Hawaii on Saturday.

Jazz lose Gobert early in playoff opener

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:03pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert suffered a sprained left knee in the opening minute of their playoff opener against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday and will not return. Gobert was setting a screen during Utah’s first possession and collided with Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute.

Athletics: Thompson enjoys fast start to season

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:59pm
KINGSTON (Reuters) - Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson cruised to a wind-assisted 10.75 seconds to win the 100 meters at Jamaica's UTECH Classic on Saturday.

Dodgers unveil statue to trailblazer Robinson

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:29pm
(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers unveiled a statue on Saturday honoring trailblazer Jackie Robinson, Major League Baseball’s first African American player.

National Hockey League roundup

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 6:50pm
(Reuters) - The Arizona Coyotes signed goaltender Hunter Miska to an entry-level contract on Saturday.

Major League Baseball roundup

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 6:37pm
(Reuters) - Tampa Bay starter Jake Odorizzi left Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox after throwing his first pitch of the second inning.

National Football League roundup

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 6:35pm
(Reuters) - Former Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals tight end Todd Heap accidentally struck and killed his 3-year-old daughter while moving a truck in the driveway at his home in Mesa, Arizona.

Two eagles help Dufner soar to Heritage lead

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 5:53pm
(Reuters) - Jason Dufner took advantage of two eagles and a run of three consecutive birdies to take a one-stroke lead over Canadian Graham DeLaet in the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Saturday.

Tottenham roll on, now seek a helping hand

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 2:21pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur remained a worrying presence in Chelsea's rearview mirror after a second successive 4-0 victory cut the gap in the Premier League title race to four points on Saturday.

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.