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Follow FA Cup Semis: Liverpool-Aston Villa

Aston Villa is poised to pull off a FA Cup upset, as Fabian Delph's goal has given the underdogs a 2-1 lead over Liverpool in their semifinal match.


Rangers won't meddle with Wilson's NFL career

Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels says he believes Russell Wilson's drive would allow him to become a major leaguer, but he has no plans to interfere with the Seahawks quarterback's NFL career.

11hNick Friedell

Rose stars in playoff return: 'Felt good, normal'

After scoring 23 points in his first playoff game in almost three years, Derrick Rose said he was grateful to be playing again and for his teammates pushing him, because "it feels good."

Stanley Cup playoffs highlights

Ducks stun Jets in final minute (0:43)

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2hTodd Zola

MLB tip sheets for FanDuel: April 19

Todd Zola serves up lineup advice for those playing in FanDuel daily fantasy baseball contests on April 19.


Rose Sparks Bulls' Game 1 Win

Derrick Rose scored 23 points in his first playoff game since 2012, as the Bulls raced past the Bucks 103-91 in Game 1.


Warriors win Game 1

Stephen Curry scores 34 points in the Warriors' 106-99 Game 1 win over the Pelicans.

3hBrett Okamoto

Rockhold manhandles Machida

Luke Rockhold dominated Lyoto Machida before submitting him in Round 2 in the main event of UFC on Fox in Newark, New Jersey.

Saturday's MLB highlights

Ventura ejected, Royals fall to A's (1:46)

7hBrian Campbell

Fonfara TKO's Chavez, hands him 1st knockdown

After getting knocked down for the first time in his career in Round 9 by light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara, a badly swollen Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. asked out of the fight.

Have You Seen?

Wagering on Winston? (6:50)


SportsCenter Clips

Spieth 9 under after third round 68 (1:36)




Halftime at St James' Park, where visiting Tottenham lead Newcastle 1-0 through a goal from Nacer Chadli.

Furyk surges into lead at RBC

Jim Furyk is 5-under through 8 holes today at Hilton Head, tied for first with Kevin Kisner. Masters champ Jordan Spieth is 2-under through seven and holding down seventh place. Leaderboard


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So there is your lineup change, as Capuano hinted. Tyler Kennedy draws into the lineup for Game 3, replacing Michael Grabner

Buckeyes set spring game record

More than 99,000 fans packed The Horseshoe to see Ohio State's spring game, where Cardale Jones was the only one of OSU's 3 star QBs to throw.


OTD: Sixers-Pistons brawl, fined $162K

Twenty-five years ago today, an infamous late-game brawl broke out when Bill Laimbeer was on the receiving end of a Charles Barkley left hook. Said Laimbeer after the game: "[Barkley's] a loser. ... Nothing he says is intelligible anyway." And what of Barkley? "I won two titles tonight. I won the division title with my teammates, and I retained my undisputed heavyweight championship of the world."

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Hamburglar benched for Game 3

Senators coach Dave Cameron has benched goalie Andrew Hammond (7 goals allowed) in favor of Craig Anderson for Game 3 against the Canadiens. Said Cameron: "[It's] coach's decision, no more than that.''


GOAL for Tottenham! Nacer Chadli has Spurs up 1-0 over Newcastle!

Bob Ryan: Spieth 'next great thing'

The Boston Globe columnist praised Masters champion Jordan Spieth on the Sports Reporters: "Spieth appears to have it all. In addition to an impeccable all-around golf game, he appears to have manners... and is wise beyond his years."


Hill: NFL stuck in 'familiar pattern'

A civil suit against Jameis Winston won't stop him from being a top pick in the NFL draft, which Jemele Hill calls "awkward at the very least." "The NFL always has, and always will be, in the business of production, talent and entertainment and the higher you excel in those three areas the more excuses and rationalizations will be made."


Aston Villa takes lead

An upset is brewing in the FA Cup semifinal as Fabian Delph just put his team up 2-1. Liverpool was the favorites to advance to the final against Arsenal, but now finds itself in trouble early in the 2nd half.


Sunday Conversation: LeBron James

LeBron calls the Cavs a "first-year team" but is excited for the playoffs. Says the King: "It's the postseason. And we have a chance. And that's all you can ask." The 2-seed Cavs face the Celtics today at 3 p.m. ET on ABC.


Doc Rivers: CP3's intensity is like KG

"Kevin [Garnett] was insane. He was insane, I'm telling you, in a very positive way, but he was on another level. ... They're similar in the fact of their intensity and their preparation, but Chris [Paul] is not anything like KG as far as outward emotions. Chris is the exact opposite of that."

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Newcastle and Tottenham are underway at St James' Park, where there are visible pockets of empty seats in protest of the club's ownership.

Mets pitcher debuts protective cap

Last night, Alex Torres became the first MLB pitcher to wear a new MLB-approved padded hat in a game. Torres, who plans on wearing it all season, used a different version of the cap when he pitched with the Padres last season.

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Sei Young's change of luck on the green

Sei Young Kim hit her ball in the water and recovered with a chip shot to send the Lotte Championship to the playoff -- where she sank a shot from 154 yards out to make eagle and win the championship.


Cavs, Celtics get things started

Today's NBA playoffs schedule:

  • Celtics at Cavaliers, 3 ET, ABC
  • Nets at Hawks, 5:30 ET
  • Trail Blazers at Grizzlies, 8 ET
  • Spurs at Clippers, 10:30 ET
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