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Feb 23 (OPTA) - Results from the NCAAB games on Sunday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST) More »


Boxing-Fury says 'Let's go A.J.' though Wilder first has rematch option

Feb 23 (Reuters) - Tyson Fury says he expects Deontay Wilder to take up the option of a rematch of their heavyweight championship bout but is ready for fellow Briton Anthony Joshua if the American declines. More »


Gulliksen takes first World Cup win aged 60, then gets thrown at prize-giving

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - After more than 40 years in show jumping, Norwegian Geir Gulliksen beat riders less than half his age to score his first FEI World Cup win on Sunday, then survived an injury scare when his horse threw him during the prize ceremony. More »


NHL-Zamboni driver gets his own Hurricanes' shirt

Feb 23 (Reuters) - David Ayres had never played in a National Hockey League game until Saturday, but the Carolina Hurricanes are now selling shirts to honor the Zamboni driver after he performed heroics in a 6-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. More »


UPDATE 1-Soccer-Mkhitaryan shines as Roma end losing run with 4-0 win

ROME, Feb 23 (Reuters) - AS Roma notched up their first home league win for more than two months when they hammered Lecce 4-0 in Serie A on Sunday, helped by an inspirational performance from Henrikh Mkhitaryan. More »


Hagelin scores twice as Capitals down Penguins

T.J. Oshie scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period Sunday as the Washington Capitals topped the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 in a battle for first place in the Metropolitan Division. More »


UPDATE 2-NHL Standings

Feb 23 (OPTA) - Standings from the NHL on Sunday More »


Nets aim to continue strong play vs. reeling Magic

While the Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic are entrenched in the seventh and eighth spots in the Eastern Conference, they are trending in opposite directions of late. More »


Newman suffered head injuries, vows to return

Six days after being injured in a horrific crash at the end of the Daytona 500, NASCAR driver Ryan Newman on Sunday issued a statement providing an update on his condition, thanking his supporters and pledging to return to racing. More »


NHL Results

Feb 23 (OPTA) - Results from the NHL games on Sunday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST) More »


Indiana upsets No. 9 Penn State 68-60

Al Durham scored 14 points and freshman forward Trayce Jackson-Davis posted his ninth double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds, lifting Indiana to a 68-60 win over No. 9 Penn State in Big Ten action in Bloomington, Ind. More »


Soccer-Sevilla thrash Getafe 3-0 to go third

Feb 23 (Reuters) - Sevilla laid siege to high-flying Getafe in La Liga on Sunday and left with a comprehensive 3-0 away win to shake up the race to finish in the top four. More »



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Reports: 2B Dozier signs minor-league deal with Padres

The San Diego Padres and free agent second baseman Brian Dozier agreed on a minor league contract with an invitation to major league camp, according to multiple reports Sunday. More »


Blue Jackets bid to snap eight-game skid vs. Senators

If the Columbus Blue Jackets want to show the NHL that they are deserving of a spot in the postseason, they won't get a better opportunity than Monday night. More »


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