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Sonnen tops Silva in unanimous decision at Bellator in NYC

NEW YORK — Chael Sonnen won a unanimous decision over Wanderlei Silva in a much-delayed grudge match to take the light heavyweight bout Saturday night in Bellator’s debut at Madison Square Garden. Sonnen and Silva had feuded — and even brawled in ... Read Full Article

Hamonic's contract is value in today's NHL

CHICAGO - What the Maple Leafs learned on Saturday afternoon: James vanRiemsdyk may not be the trade chip they believed him to be. Lou Lamoriello was taking a run at Travis Hamonic, the rather affordable yet certainly expensive right-handed shooting ... Read Full Article

Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

Jordan Spieth continues to play just a little better than anyone else at the Travelers Championship. The 23-year-old Texan closed with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 4-under 66 on Saturday, giving him a one-stroke lead for the third straight round at TPC ... Read Full Article

Flames target 'untapped offensive talent' on second day of NHL Draft

CHICAGO — In the Windy City, Adam Ruzicka’s phone was buzzing and D’Artagnan Joly was beaming. At his cabin in Turtle Lake, Alta., Zach Fischer was waiting for the fish to start biting. And at home in Sweden, Filip Sveningsson was snoozing as the ... Read Full Article

Frontenacs GM Gilmour a fan of Leafs’ gigantic fifth-round pick Eerneli Rasanen

CHICAGO - Doug Gilmour has a warning for those opposing forwards who cut into the middle against hulking 6-foot-6 Kingston Frontenacs defenceman Eemeli Rasanen, drafted by the Maple Leafs in the second round Saturday. Do so at your own risk. “He hits ... Read Full Article

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. — Alex Faedo dominated TCU for a second straight time, and now he and his Florida Gators teammates will face a familiar opponent in the College World Series finals. The Detroit Tigers’ first-round draft pick pitched three-hit ball for 7 1/3 ... Read Full Article

Flames acquire defenceman Travis Hamonic from Islanders

CHICAGO — Within the span of two phone calls, the personal and professional lives of Travis Hamonic changed irrevocably. The first came from New York Islanders executive Garth Snow, the only general manager he had ever known as a professional. Shortly ... Read Full Article

Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda

But its 50-foot catamaran came off its foils during a bad gybe and buried its bows in the water, allowing the Kiwis to speed back ahead and open a lead of more than 300 yards. They made up that deficit with their first win on Saturday and with three wins ... Read Full Article

Impact lose 4-1 in Columbus as defence falls apart

The Impact’s 4-1 loss to the Crew Saturday night in Columbus is one that could come back to haunt them. After the teams headed into halftime tied 1-1 on goals by Columbus’s Federico Higuain in the 17th minute and Montreal’s Anthony Jackson-Hamel in ... Read Full Article

'Everything happens for a reason': Injury opened door to what could be perfect match for OG Anunoby, Toronto Raptors

The newest Raptor was meant to land in Toronto. OG Anunoby wanted it, the Raptors wanted him and events conspired to make sure that happened. Anunoby was destined to be gone long before the Raptors selected at No. 23 in Thursday’s draft. He knew it and ... Read Full Article

Los Angeles Kings prospect raised by 2 moms

CHICAGO — Moments after Jaret Anderson-Dolan was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings, he hugged his mothers Fran and Nancy. They cried a few tears as Anderson-Dolan made his way to the floor of the United Center for handshakes and congratulations from his ... Read Full Article

Curry and Durant want Warriors stay

But Steph Curry knows what he wants to say. "Kevin needs to go upstairs to meet with Bob [Myers]." The Warriors have bigger aspirations than that. I thought we played well, got better each game, but against good teams you can't give away games like Game 3 ... Read Full Article

All Blacks released to play for Hurricanes vs. Lions

The Hurricanes will have try-scoring potency when they play the British and Irish Lions on Tuesday with three members of the All Blacks squad released for the game. Savea has been named on the left wing where he has started 12 of the Hurricanes 14 matches ... Read Full Article

South Africa Beat England In A Thrilling T20 Encounter

Chasing a target of 175, England were on course of a series-clinching win with 133/2 in the 16th over bowled by Chris Morris when Roy, who was batting superbly on 67, was given out. It led to a dramatic finale in which England needed 12 runs off the last over. Read Full Article