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Novak Djokovic vs Guillermo Garcia-Lopez Monte Carlo Masters Tennis: Time, Date, TV and Live Stream Info

Novak Djokovic of Serbia, returns the ball to Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain during their third round match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Djokovic won 6-0 6-1. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia, returns the ball to Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain during their third round match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Djokovic won 6-0 6-1. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Novak Djokovic faces Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament on April 18. The pair are playing in the quarterfinals. Play on the Court...

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Stanford Takes 1-shot Lead Over Wie At LPGA LOTTE

KAPOLEI, Hawaii— Angela Stanford shot an 8-under 64 on a wind-swept course to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Thursday. Stanford took the lead early with five birdies in a row on …... Read More


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  • Stanford Takes Lead At LPGA LOTTE Tournament

    HONOLULU— Angela Stanford shot an 8-under 64 on a wind-swept course to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship... Read more

  • Rafael Nadal of Spain, returns the ball to Andreas Seppi of Italy, during their third round match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Nadal won 6-1 6-3. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Rafael Nadal vs David Ferrer Monte Carlo 2014: Date, Time, Live Streaming, TV Channel

    Rafael Nadal takes on David Ferrer in the 2014 Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals on April 18.  The pair are the second game scheduled on Court... Read more

  • St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Wainwright’s 2-hitter Leads Cards Past Nats 8-0

    WASHINGTON— Adam Wainwright threw a two-hitter Thursday night for his seventh career shutout, chipped in at the plate with a double and single, and St... Read more

  • Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, retruns the ball to Marin Cilic of Croatia during their match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Wawrinka won 6-0 6-2. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Stanislas Wawrinka vs Milos Raonic Monte Carlo Tennis: Date, Time, TV Info, Live Stream

    It’s Stanislas Wawrinka vs Milos Raonic in the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals. The pair will play on Court Central in Monaco at 10:30 a.m. CEST (4:30... Read more

  • New York Rangers' Derick Brassard, left, and Anton Stralman, right, celebrate with Mats Zuccarello after Zuccarello scored a goal during the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Rangers Score 3 In 3rd, Top Flyers In Opener 4-1

    NEW YORK— Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia 4-1... Read more

  • FILE - This Feb. 20, 2014 file photo shows former NFL safety Darren Sharper appearing  in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles. Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will return to a Phoenix courtroom Thursday April 17, 2014 to question the evidence being used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Bob Chamberlin, Pool, File)

    Sharper Loses Bid To Be Released On Bail

    PHOENIX— Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has lost his bid to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge... Read more

  • Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni argues a call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Antonio. Los Angeles won 113-100. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    LA Lakers Wrap Lousy Season With Uncertain Future

    LOS ANGELES—Although one of the worst seasons in Los Angeles Lakers history mercifully ended Wednesday night in San Antonio, the drama around the 16-time NBA... Read more

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    IPL 2014 Cricket Schedule: Complete Schedule for Indian Premier League (+TV, Live Stream Info)

    The Indian Premier League has just kicked off this week and many people are searching for the complete schedule of cricket games. Look no further... Read more

  • Gene Fieger Leads Senior PGA Professional

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.— Gene Fieger shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Thursday to take a four-stroke lead in the Senior PGA Professional National... Read more

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., Monday, March 24, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    NFL, Lawyers At Work On $765M Concussion Deal

    PHILADELPHIA— A judge overseeing thousands of NFL concussion-linked lawsuits says lawyers are still working to address her concerns about a proposed $765 million fund. U.S... Read more

  • Altidore’s Playing Time A Concern For Klinsmann

    Jozy Altidore’s disappointing first season with England’s Sunderland has less than a month remaining, and it appears as though the American’s struggles for playing time... Read more

  • In this April 12, 2014 file photo, Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick stops a shot by Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry during the third period of an NHL hockey game, in Los Angeles. The old adage about predicting the winner of the Stanley Cup boils down to finding the hot goalie as the weather warms up outside. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

    Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks NHL Playoffs Game 1 Score: Sharks Win 6-3

    The Los Angeles Kings take on the San Jose Sharks in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. UPDATE: The Sharks won the game 6-3... Read more

  • Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie (4) celebrates after scoring a goal to tie the game against the New York Rangers during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Denver. Colorado won 3-2 in an overtime shootout. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

    Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 1 Final Score: Avalanche Win 5-4

    It’s the Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche in the first round of the NHL playoffs, with game 1 set for Thursday night. UPDATE: The Avalanche won... Read more

  • Jaguars WR Tandon Doss Arrested In Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS— Indianapolis police have arrested Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Tandon Doss on a disorderly conduct charge, but he will not be prosecuted. A police report... Read more

  • In this April 11, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Blues goalie Ryan Miller reaches for the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    Chicago Blackhawks vs St Louis Blues Stanley Cup Playoffs Final Score: Blues Win 4-3

    The Chicago Blackhawks and the St Louis Blues  are facing off in the first round of the 2014 NHL playoffs and start the series out on... Read more

  • In this Jan. 18, 2014 file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Steve Mason faces the action during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, in Philadelphia. Mason practiced for only 15 minutes because of an upper-body injury and there's a chance the Flyers will start their playoff series against the Rangers without their No. 1 goalie. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek, File)

    Philadelphia Flyers vs NY Rangers NHL Playoffs Game 1 Final Score: Rangers Win 4-1

    The New York Rangers take on the Philadelphia Flyers on April 17 in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. UPDATE: The Rangers took the first game,... Read more

  • 3 More File To Play In US Senior Open In Edmond

    EDMOND, Okla.— Three top golfers have filed to join the field for the 2014 U.S. Senior Open Championship to be played at Oak Tree National... Read more

  • FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2013, file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) runs ahead of San Francisco 49ers defenders Demarcus Dobbs (83) and NaVorro Bowman (53) on a touchdown reception in an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn.  The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, April 16, a little over a week after he was officially released by Tennessee on April 7. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

    Critics, Knee Are No Concern For Jets RB Johnson

    NEW YORK— Chris Johnson knows what a lot of people are saying about him. Maybe he’s lost a step. He’ll never be the electrifying playmaker... Read more

  • Marc De Grandpre Rejoins Red Bulls

    HARRISON, N.J.— Marc de Grandpre is returning to the New York Red Bulls as head of commercial operations. De Grandpre became the team’s managing director... Read more

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    Donovan McNabb Arrested in Arizona, Mug Shot Released (+Photo)

    The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has released a photo of Donovan McNabb after the former NFL quarterback was arrested in Arizona. No one is sure why... Read more

  • FILE - This Feb. 20, 2014 file photo shows former NFL safety Darren Sharper appearing  in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles. Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will return to a Phoenix courtroom Thursday April 17, 2014 to question the evidence being used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Bob Chamberlin, Pool, File)

    Sharper Loses Bid To Be Released On Bail

    PHOENIX— Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has lost his bid to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge... Read more

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., Monday, March 24, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    NFL, Lawyers At Work On $765M Concussion Deal

    PHILADELPHIA— A judge overseeing thousands of NFL concussion-linked lawsuits says lawyers are still working to address her concerns about a proposed $765 million fund. U.S... Read more

  • Jaguars WR Tandon Doss Arrested In Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS— Indianapolis police have arrested Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Tandon Doss on a disorderly conduct charge, but he will not be prosecuted. A police report... Read more

  • FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2013, file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) runs ahead of San Francisco 49ers defenders Demarcus Dobbs (83) and NaVorro Bowman (53) on a touchdown reception in an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn.  The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, April 16, a little over a week after he was officially released by Tennessee on April 7. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

    Critics, Knee Are No Concern For Jets RB Johnson

    NEW YORK— Chris Johnson knows what a lot of people are saying about him. Maybe he’s lost a step. He’ll never be the electrifying playmaker... Read more

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    Donovan McNabb Arrested in Arizona, Mug Shot Released (+Photo)

    The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has released a photo of Donovan McNabb after the former NFL quarterback was arrested in Arizona. No one is sure why... Read more

  • Sharper’s Attorneys To Question Arizona Evidence

    PHOENIX— Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will return to a Phoenix courtroom Thursday to question the evidence being used to keep him... Read more

  • Bills Great Kelly Hoping To Spend Weekend At Home

    BUFFALO, N.Y.— Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is planning to spend this weekend celebrating Easter at home in suburban Buffalo, before returning to New... Read more

  • FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2013 file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson talks with teammates on the sideline in the third quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans have told Chris Johnson they are releasing him after six seasons to avoid paying the $8 million the running back is due in pay in 2014, and the final three seasons left on the $53.5 million contract he signed in September 2011. The Titans announced Johnson has been told he will be released Friday, April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

    Jets Sign Former Titans RB Chris Johnson

    NEW YORK—Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson found a new job pretty quickly, too. The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, a... Read more

  • Manning Holds On To Heartache Of Super Bowl

    DENVER— Broncos fans may want to move on from Denver’s Super Bowl debacle. Not Peyton Manning. He’s holding on to the heartache to stoke his... Read more

  • FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2013 file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson talks with teammates on the sideline in the third quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans have told Chris Johnson they are releasing him after six seasons to avoid paying the $8 million the running back is due in pay in 2014, and the final three seasons left on the $53.5 million contract he signed in September 2011. The Titans announced Johnson has been told he will be released Friday, April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

    AP Source: RB Chris Johnson Visits Jets

    NEW YORK— Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson visited the New York Jets on Tuesday, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated... Read more

  • Ex-Minnesota State, Mankato Coach Returning To Job

    MINNEAPOLIS— Former Minnesota State, Mankato, football coach Todd Hoffner says he’ll return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongly fired. Hoffner... Read more

  • Vikings Praise Zimmer’s Passion, Intensity

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.— The Minnesota Vikings have the energy and enthusiasm of a team with a new coaching staff. The only results that matter are... Read more

  • 49ers Sign WR Brandon Lloyd To 1-year Deal

    SAN FRANCISCO— The San Francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract. The 49ers announced the deal Tuesday. San Francisco selected... Read more

  • Hearing Postponed In Ex-NFL Player’s Rape Case

    LOS ANGELES— A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results... Read more

  • Fired Minnesota Football Coach May Grab Job Back

    MINNEAPOLIS— Former Minnesota State-Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner is about to clear up the uncertainty over whether he will return to his old job. The... Read more

  • Fired Minn. Football Coach May Grab Job Back

    MINNEAPOLIS— Former Minnesota State-Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner is about to clear up the uncertainty over whether he will return to his old job. Hoffner... Read more

  • Lions Having ‘civil And Productive’ Talks With Suh

    DETROIT— The Detroit Lions have been negotiating with Ndamukong Suh in the hopes of signing him to a long-year deal before he potentially becomes a... Read more

  • Miller’s Goal Is To Return By Season Opener

    DENVER— Von Miller has shed 20 pounds as he works his way back from a torn right ACL and says his goal is to “play... Read more

  • Agent: Vikings Agree To Deal With Safety Coleman

    MINNEAPOLIS— The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent safety Kurt Coleman. Coleman’s agent, Blake Baratz, said Monday the deal... Read more

  • FILE - This Dec. 1, 2013 file photo shows Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack (55) in action during an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Cleveland. Browns Pro Bowl center Alex Mack's football future could be decided in the next few days _ or hours. The Jacksonville Jaguars are expected to sign Mack to a contract offer sheet on Friday, April 11, 2014. Once the paperwork is filed, the Browns will have five days to match. Cleveland secured that right after placing a $10 million transition tag on Mack before free agency opened. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

    Browns’ Mack Relieved Free Agency Behind Him

    BEREA, Ohio— The confusing whirlwind of free agency behind him, Pro Bowl center Alex Mack says he’s excited about staying with the Browns. Mack remained... Read more

  • Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni argues a call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Antonio. Los Angeles won 113-100. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    LA Lakers Wrap Lousy Season With Uncertain Future

    LOS ANGELES—Although one of the worst seasons in Los Angeles Lakers history mercifully ended Wednesday night in San Antonio, the drama around the 16-time NBA... Read more

  • Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) goes to the basket against Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies won in overtime 106-105. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)

    Dallas Mavericks Get 8th Seed in NBA Playoffs, and First Round Matchup With Spurs

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.—The Memphis Grizzlies had every reason to ease up in the regular season finale after pushing hard the past three months to reach the... Read more

  • Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (4) keeps the ball from Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Washington, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. The Wizards won 96-93. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    NBA Playoff Picture As of Now: TV and Live Streaming Schedule

    The final NBA playoff standings are set and the television and live streaming schedule has been released. The seeds are all locked in and the... Read more

  • Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl walks into a news conference after reaching a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry, left, and Wesley Edens, right, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    Wes Edens, Marc Lasry to Purchase Milwaukee Bucks From Herb Kohl

    MILWAUKEE—Bucks owner Herb Kohl was well past retirement age and realized it was time to secure the future of the franchise. He had one big... Read more

  • Miami Heat's LeBron James, middle, and Indiana Pacers' David West (21) watch the ball get away during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    NBA Playoff Schedule 2014: TV Coverage, Bracket, Matchups, Dates, Times [UPDATED]

    The NBA playoffs are just a few days away and the last night of the regular season is tonight, April 16. All of the seeding... Read more

  • Washington Wizards guard Andre Miller (24) passes past Milwaukee Bucks guards Giannis Antetokounmpo (34), from Greece, and Ramon Sessions (13) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Bucks Owner Herb Kohl Reaches Deal To Sell Team

    MILWAUKEE— Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. Kohl... Read more

  • Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, goes up for a dunk as Denver Nuggets forward Jan Vesely, of the Czech Republic, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Clippers Beat Nuggets 117-105 for Record 57th Win

    LOS ANGELES— Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the... Read more

  • New York Knicks' Amare Stoudemire (1) blocks a shot by Brooklyn Nets' Mason Plumlee (1) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Knicks Pound Nets Again As Anthony Sits

    NEW YORK— Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points and the New York Knicks, playing without the injured Carmelo Anthony, beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-98 on... Read more

  • Toronto Raptors' Greivis Vasquez, left, drives past Milwaukee Bucks' Ramon Sessions during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Monday, April 14, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

    Raptors Set Franchise Mark With 48th Win

    TORONTO—Greivis Vasquez scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 24 and the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their 48th win, beating the Milwaukee Bucks... Read more

  • Washington Wizards forward Trevor Booker, left, Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem, middle, and Wizaards center Marcin Gortat, from Poland, go for a rebound in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Heat Lose 114-93 To Wizards; Pacers Get Top Seed

    WASHINGTON—The Miami Heat opted for rest for LeBron James and Chris Bosh over the pursuit of the Eastern Conference’s top seed, and the Washington Wizards... Read more

  • Indiana's Lance Stephenson celebrates as the Pacers beat the Thunder 102-97. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Pacers Hold On To Top Spot In East By Beating OKC

    INDIANAPOLIS— The Pacers were back to being themselves Sunday. They made shots. They defended hard for 48 minutes. Lance Stephenson regained his swagger and, yes,... Read more

  • Miami Heat's LeBron James, middle, and Indiana Pacers' David West (21) watch the ball get away during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Heat Back Atop East, Beat Pacers 98-86

    MIAMI—LeBron James scored 36 points, and the Miami Heat moved back atop the Eastern Conference standings by running past the Indiana Pacers 98-86 on Friday... Read more

  • Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, left, and forward LeBron James chat on the bench during the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Sunday, April 6, 2014 in Miami. The Heat won 102-91. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Dwayne Wade Injury Means Heat Guard Out for Game Against Pacers

    MIAMI—Dwyane Wade has been ruled out of Miami’s Eastern Conference showdown Friday night against the Indiana Pacers. It’s the ninth straight game Wade has missed... Read more

  • Indiana Pacers' Ian Mahinmi celebrates following a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Reports: Indianapolis Strikes Deal To Keep Pacers

    INDIANAPOLIS— The Indianapolis Capital Improvement Board reportedly has struck a deal to pay about $160 million to the Indiana Pacers to keep the NBA franchise... Read more

  • Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) and Zach Randolph (50) drive to the basket against Phoenix Suns guards Ish Smith (3) and Leandro Barbosa (10), of Brazil, in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies won 104-99. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)

    NBA Playoff Standings 2014: Mavericks, Suns, or Grizzlies Going to be Out of Playoffs?

    The NBA playoff standings are almost set but the shuffling at the bottom of the Western Conference is going to leave one team out of... Read more

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    Mason Plumlee Blocks LeBron James on Game Winning Dunk Attempt

    The Brooklyn Nets beat the east-leading Heat in Miami last night 88-87 to sweep the season series. Perhaps more surprisingly, rookie center Mason Plumlee blocked... Read more

  • Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson (25) shoots over Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson in an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

    2014 NBA Playoff Standings: Knicks, Grizzlies Drop Out of Top 8; Blazers, Bobcats Clinch Spots

     The 2014 NBA playoff standings are almost set and it appears that the New York Knicks will not make it in the Eastern Conference while... Read more

  • Brooklyn Nets' Paul Pierce, left, defends New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    NBA Playoff Standings 2014: Knicks, Mavericks Climb Into Top Eight; Warriors Dropping

    The NBA playoff standings in 2014 keep getting shuffled, especially toward the bottom of both conferences. An intense battle for the eighth spot in the... Read more

  • San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, right, of Argentina, drives around Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

    Ginobili Out, Perkins In For West Showdown

    OKLAHOMA CITY—San Antonio Spurs reserve guard Manu Ginobili will sit out Thursday night against Oklahoma City, while Thunder center Kendrick Perkins will return to action... Read more

  • LeBron James Dunks on Epke Udoh

    The east-leading Miami Heat blew away the NBA-worst Milwaukee Bucks last night as expected, but LeBron James gave the home fans something to remember. The... Read more

  • New York Rangers' Derick Brassard, left, and Anton Stralman, right, celebrate with Mats Zuccarello after Zuccarello scored a goal during the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Rangers Score 3 In 3rd, Top Flyers In Opener 4-1

    NEW YORK— Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia 4-1... Read more

  • In this April 12, 2014 file photo, Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick stops a shot by Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry during the third period of an NHL hockey game, in Los Angeles. The old adage about predicting the winner of the Stanley Cup boils down to finding the hot goalie as the weather warms up outside. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

    Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks NHL Playoffs Game 1 Score: Sharks Win 6-3

    The Los Angeles Kings take on the San Jose Sharks in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. UPDATE: The Sharks won the game 6-3... Read more

  • Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie (4) celebrates after scoring a goal to tie the game against the New York Rangers during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Denver. Colorado won 3-2 in an overtime shootout. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

    Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 1 Final Score: Avalanche Win 5-4

    It’s the Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche in the first round of the NHL playoffs, with game 1 set for Thursday night. UPDATE: The Avalanche won... Read more

  • In this April 11, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Blues goalie Ryan Miller reaches for the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    Chicago Blackhawks vs St Louis Blues Stanley Cup Playoffs Final Score: Blues Win 4-3

    The Chicago Blackhawks and the St Louis Blues  are facing off in the first round of the 2014 NHL playoffs and start the series out on... Read more

  • In this Jan. 18, 2014 file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Steve Mason faces the action during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, in Philadelphia. Mason practiced for only 15 minutes because of an upper-body injury and there's a chance the Flyers will start their playoff series against the Rangers without their No. 1 goalie. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek, File)

    Philadelphia Flyers vs NY Rangers NHL Playoffs Game 1 Final Score: Rangers Win 4-1

    The New York Rangers take on the Philadelphia Flyers on April 17 in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. UPDATE: The Rangers took the first game,... Read more

  • Anaheim Ducks players celebrate their team's 5-2 win against the San Jose Sharks after an NHL hockey game on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Ducks clinched their second straight Pacific Division title. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Dallas Stars vs Anaheim Ducks NHL: Game Date, Time, TV Channel, Live Streaming, Preview

    The Anaheim Ducks take on the Dallas Stars on April 16 in the first game of their first round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs... Read more

  • A view of the ice before Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on April 16, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

    Pittsburgh Penguins vs Columbus Blue Jackets Stanley Cup Playoffs: Time, Date, Live Streaming, TV Channel

    The Pittsburgh Penguins face the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the NHL playoffs on April 16, 2014. The teams are clashing at the... Read more

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    Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Playoffs: Date, Time, Live Streaming, TV Channel

    The Montreal Canadiens face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the NHL playoffs on April 16. The Canadiens have the distinction of being... Read more

  • The Rangers are hoping goalie Henrik Lundqvist can get hot in the postseason. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

    Contenders Need a Hot Goalie Come Playoff Time

    The NHL playoffs have arrived, which means it’s time for the goalies to get going. As simplistic as the adage can be, predictions of the... Read more

  • Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Boston, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Bruins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    A Look At 10 Things To Watch In The NHL Playoffs

    Here’s a look at 10 things to watch when the NHL playoffs begin Wednesday with a new format, some stars returning from injuries and renewed... Read more

  • Boston Bruins' Carl Soderberg (34), of Sweden, and New Jersey Devils' Travis Zajac (19) battle over the puck during during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Newark, N.J., Sunday, April 13, 2014. The Devils won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    NHL Playoffs 2014: Dates, Times, TV Channels, Live Streaming, Schedule, Odds for First Round

    The NHL playoffs are set to start soon and hockey fans are wondering where and when they can watch the games. The first round matchups... Read more

  • Boston Bruins' Loui Eriksson, of Sweden, (21) shoots for a goal past New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur (30) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Newark, N.J., Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Brodeur Wins What Might Be Final Start For Devils

    NEWARK, N.J.— Standing on the podium after what might have been his final game of his record-setting, 20-year career with the New Jersey Devils, Martin... Read more

  • Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle (83) celebrates his goal in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Ovi Gets 51st; Caps Top Coasting Blackhawks 4-0

    WASHINGTON—The playoff-bound Chicago Blackhawks were coasting, and the out-of-it Washington Capitals were trying to act like a team that still had heart. The result was... Read more

  • Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, celebrates after scoring a goal against the New Jersey Devils during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Caps’ Ovechkin Reaches 50-Goal Mark

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  • Bench-clearing Brawl at FDNY/NYPD Charity Hockey Game

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  • Michael Yoshino of Kowloon Warriors squeezes the puck through a very narrow gap to make the score 5-1 in Period-2 against Macau Aces in their CIHL Semi-final on Saturday Mar 8, 2014. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Dallas Stars right wing Alex Chiasson (12) bows his head on the bench as defenseman Jordie Benn (24) takes a knee on the ice after play was stopped in the first period of an NHL Hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Monday, March 10, 2014, in Dallas. Stars center Rich Peverly was taken to a hospital after a medical emergency. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman)

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  • Zondwa Mandela, second from left, his wife Lindo Mandela, left, and New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner, right, pose with a copy of the Nelson Mandela plaque before the Chicago Cubs and the Yankees play Game 2 of a baseball doubleheader on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Zondwa is Nelson's grandson. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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  • Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz (34) celebrates at the plate after hitting a three-run homer, scoring Dustin Pedroia, left, and Jackie Bradley Jr., right, in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The Red Sox won 4-2. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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  • Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton (32) slides into home to score as Houston Astros catcher Carlos Corporan (22) reaches for the ball in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Houston. Hamilton and Albert Pujols scored on a Howie Kendrick single. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, gestures as he exits the Batmobile to throw the ceremonial first pitch before an opening day baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. On Nov. 15, 2013, Scott, a Northern California boy with leukemia, fought villains and rescued a damsel in distress as a caped crusader through The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool)

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  • New York Yankees Derek Jeter reacts after striking out on a foul tip with two runners on base in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, April 8, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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  • From left, former New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, former Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and former New York Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte embrace after Rivera and Pettitte threw out the ceremonial first pitches to Posada and Jeter before the Yankees home opening baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, April 7, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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  • FILE - In this June 4, 2013, file photo, New York Mets relief pitcher Bobby Parnell throws during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington. Parnell is ready to resume his role as the closer for the  Mets.  Parnell didn't pitch after July 30 and had surgery Sept. 10 to repair a herniated disk in his neck. He has been working out in Florida.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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    NEW YORK— New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell will have Tommy John surgery and is out for the season. The Mets made the announcement Sunday... Read more

  • Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton (8) celebrates after scoring, with manager Fredi Gonzalez, left, and Jason Heyward during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Washington. Upton scored on a throwing error by Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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  • New York Mets' Daniel Murphy stands during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in New York. Murphy is proud he put fatherhood ahead of baseball, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins thinks criticism his second baseman received for taking paternity leave this week was unfair. Murphy made his season debut Thursday three days after the birth of son Noah. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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  • New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka of Japan makes his major league debut as he pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays during first inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Nathan Denette)

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, center, Andre Ethier, right, and Carl Crawford do their bump celebration after the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres in a baseball game Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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  • In this March 24, 2014, photo Wrigley Field in Chnicago sports large numerals celebrating the iconic park's 100th anniversary The season long celebration of the anniversary begins with a visit from an old friend. Former Cubs first baseman Ryne Sandberg, now a manager, brings his Philadelphia Phillies to take on the Cubs in a baseball game on on opening day, Friday April 4, 2014 in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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  • New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, left, shakes hands with golfer Mark O'Meara during a ceremony to honor Jeter before a baseball game against the Houston Astros Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Houston. In front of them are the gifts given to Jeter by former teammates Andy Pettitte and Roger Clemens and the Houston Astros. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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  • Texas Rangers' Yu Darvish of Japan signs autographs for fans before an opening day baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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  • Houston Astros' Scott Feldman delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Houston, on opening day for the teams. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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  • Texas Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo follows through on a single to center off Philadelphia Phillies' A.J. Burnett in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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  • Duke's Jabari Parker reacts following a basket against North Carolina during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, March 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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  • The Union players salute their fans following the third period of an NCAA men's college hockey Frozen Four tournament game against Boston College, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Philadelphia. Union College won 5-4. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

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  • Connecticut students celebrate their team's 60-54 victory over Kentucky in the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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  • In this artists rendering provided by The University of Notre Dame is the school's new football stadium. Notre Dame announced plans Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 to expand the school’s 84-year-old football stadium, adding up to 4,000 premium seats and spending about $400 million to add buildings on three sides of the “House that Rockne Built.” (AP Photo/The University of Notre Dame)

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  • In this March 8, 2014, photo, Creighton's Doug McDermott shoots against Providence during an NCAA college basketball game in Omaha, Neb. McDermott accepted the John R. Wooden Award on Friday night, April 11, 2014, one of several honors the senior won this year as college basketball's player of the year. The women's award went to Chiney Ogwumike of Stanford in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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  • Kansas center Joel Embiid (21) pushes off West Virginia forward Devin Williams, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Embiid scored 11 points in the game. Kansas defeated West Virginia 83-69. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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  • Connecticut center Stefanie Dolson (31) celebrates a basket against Notre Dame during the first half of the championship game in the Final Four of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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  • Connecticut guard Tierney Lawlor (20) works during practice before the women's Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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  • Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison sits in the locker room after his team's 60-54 loss to Connecticut in the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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  • FILE - In this March 30, 2013 file photo, Texas coach Mack Brown walks on the field during the team's spring NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas. Brown has stepped down as coach and that the Alamo Bowl against Oregon on Dec. 30 will be his last game with the Longhorns, the school announced Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/ Eric Gay, File)

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  • Stanford forward Chiney Ogwumike (13) speaks to her teammates during practice before the women's Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Connecticut plays Stanford Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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  • Notre Dame's Natalie Achonwa and Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw watch practice  before the women's Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Notre Dame will play Maryland Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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  • Real goalkeeper Iker Casillas lifts the trophy at the end of the final of the Copa del Rey between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Real defeated Barcelona 2-1. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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  • Soccer Coming To Bravo, Syfy, Oxygen, CNBC, E!

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  • Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria, center, celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Almeria at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, April 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

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  • A general view of the still unfinished Itaquerao stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The stadium that will host the World Cup opener match between Brazil and Croatia on June 12, will hold nearly 70,000 people in the opener, but after the World Cup its capacity will be reduced to about 45,000. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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  • MLS Fines Crew Defender Gonzalez For Embellishment

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  • The figure 96, made up of fans scarves, fills the centre circle before the Hillsborough 25th Anniversary Memorial Service at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Tuesday April 15, 2014. About 30,000 people, including Liverpool players past and present, are expected to attend a memorial service at Anfield marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster that killed 96 Liverpool fans. Brendan Rodgers and Roberto Martinez, the managers of Liverpool and Everton, will deliver readings as Merseyside unites to remember those who died in Britain’s worst sports tragedy. (AP Photo/PA, Martin Rickett)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

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  • Men work at the Itaquerao stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The stadium which remains under construction is slated to host the World Cup opener match between Brazil and Croatia on June 12. About 20,000 temporary seats are being installed behind the goals to increase the stadium's capacity to nearly 70,000. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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  • Gerardo Torrado (R) of Cruz Azul celebrates the victory against Tijuana in their CONCAF Champions semi-final football match at the Azul stadium, in Mexico City, on April 9, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)

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  • hinji Kagawa (L) and Juan Mata of Manchester United congratulate Javier Hernandez of Manchester United (C) on scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James' Park on April 5, 2014 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

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  • Former Greece Soccer Captain Enters Politics

    ATHENS, Greece— The captain who led Greece to the 2004 European Championship title is running for election next month to the European Parliament. Theo Zagorakis... Read more

  • Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, right, keeps the ball from Manchester City's Yaya Toure during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

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  • Syrian Youth Soccer Player Killed In Mortar Attack

    DAMASCUS, Syria— The Syrian soccer association says a national youth team player has been killed in a mortar attack in the central city of Homs... Read more

  • Before their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium against Manchester City Liverpool supporters hold banners prior to a minute's silence in tribute to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster of 25 years ago on 15 April 1989, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

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  • FIFA Puts Nearly 200,000 World Cup Tickets On Sale

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  • Asian Fans Only Have Eyes For European Soccer

    HANOI, Vietnam— There were so few people watching Vietnam play Hong Kong in a recent Asian Cup qualifier that turnstile staff hardly bothered checking tickets... Read more

  • Rafael Nadal of Spain, returns the ball to Andreas Seppi of Italy, during their third round match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Nadal won 6-1 6-3. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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  • Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, retruns the ball to Marin Cilic of Croatia during their match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Wawrinka won 6-0 6-2. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia, returns the ball to Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain during their third round match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Djokovic won 6-0 6-1. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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  • Rafael Nadal of Spain, acknowledges applause after defeating Andreas Seppi of Italy during their third round match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Nadal won 6-1 6-3. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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  • Team Tinkoff's Alberto Contador celebrates after winning the Stage One of the Tour of the Basque Country, a 153.4-km ride around Ordizia, northern Spain, on April 7, 2014. (Rafa Rivas/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • FILE - This is a Friday, May 17, 2013   file photo of the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Travis Tygart as he addresses the media at the EU Council in Brussels . Tygart  the man who brought down Lance Armstrong,  said Thursday March 20, 2014 that time is running out for cycling to confront its culture of doping and clean up the sport once and for all. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)

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  • The leading breakaway rounds Turn Five in the Pro 1-2 criterium, the closing race of Day Two of the 2014 Chain of Lake Cycling Classic in downtown Winter Haven, Fla., March 2. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • This photo released by courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics shows Lance Armstrong in the documentary film, “The Armstrong Lie." (AP Photo/Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics, Maryse Alberti)

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  • Silverberg roars in triumph as he crosses the finish line first to win the Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic Pro 1/2 criterium Sunday evening. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Christopher Froome of Great Britain and Team Sky Procycling celebrates on the podium as he secures the leader's yellow jersey after stage twenty of the 2013 Tour de France, a 125KM road stage from Annecy to Annecy-Semnoz, on July 20, 2013 in Annecy, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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  • (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • A photo of a young fan in a CuttersRT-emblazoned IndyCar from the team's Facebook page. (https://www.facebook.com/CuttersRT)

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  • Red Bull technical director Adrian Newey, right, and Red Bull team principal Christian Horner, second right, attend the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Appeal Court hearing, Paris, Monday, April 14, 2014. The dispute resolution tribunal for motorsport is hearing Red Bull's case against the disqualification of Daniel Ricciardo from the Australian Grand Prix. (AP Photo/Eric Vargiolu, Pool)

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  • Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali maces his glasses in the paddock after the third practice session at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, April 5, 2014. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place here on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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  • Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas drove the #01 Ganassi Racing Rile-Ford EcoBoost to victory in the TUSC Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach. (Halston Pitman/MotorSportsMedia)

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  • Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, walks through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 11, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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  • Scott Pruett put the #01 Ganassi Riley-Ford (here racing at Sebring) on the pole for Saturday's TUSC Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Scott Pruett wheeled the #01 Ganassi-Telcel Riley-Ford (seen here at Sebring) around Long Beach in 1:16.441, a quarter-second faster than the competition. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, crashes early in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 7, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Nick Laham/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

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  • Takuma Sato in the #14 ABC Supply/AJ Foyt Racing Dallara-Honda rounds Turn Four during practice for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Takuma Sato won the pole for the IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Kyle Busch drives through Turn 4 during practice for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series auto race, at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Friday, March 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

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  • Takuma Sato (R) and team owner, racing legend AJ Foyt, share a laugh after winning the Verizon P1 Pole Award for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • leave the pit area during the third practice session for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia, Saturday, March 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

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  • Ryan Briscoe in the #8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara-Chevrolet set the weekend's fastest time in the final practice session for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Tomas Enge in the #25 Reiter Engineering Lamborghini Gallardo FL2 qualified on the pole for the Pirelli World Challenge Cadillac Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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