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LeBron James returning home to Cleveland | News Home | Reuters

(Reuters) - LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers four years after he left his home state to join the Miami Heat, he said on Friday.<p>Miami Heat forward LeBron James speaks to the media prior to practice before game four of the 2014 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs in Miami, in …

Mind Candy’s CEO takes to YouTube to reveal he’s standing down, and it works brilliantly

Game developer Mind Candy is best known for its uber-popular Moshi Monsters series for kids, even though it has been pushing into additional territories of late. And one could perhaps be forgiven for assuming the London-based company was in rude health, but founder Michael Acton Smith has revealed …

Google grappling with 70,000 'right to be forgotten' requests

The search giant's plight reveals the challenges inherent in trying to comply with a controversial and complex law.<p>Google is having a tough time dealing with a new European law that requires it to remove links to search results upon user request.<p>In a column published Thursday for The Guardian, …

New Super Smash Bros. Character Reveal Coming Monday

"Instead of doing the unveiling on something like a Nintendo Direct ..."<p>Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai has revealed that a new challenger …

Toronto Maple Leafs' Biggest Takeaways from the Start of 2014 Free Agency

If discretion is truly the better part of valor, then the Toronto Maple Leafs may be on the right path during the 2014 free-agency period.<p>The Leafs have not overpaid for any free agents to date, although it is highly debatable whether or not the team is better than they were at the end of the …

NHL

Masahiro Tanaka has partially torn elbow ligament

Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, and the New York Yankees hope their rookie sensation will be able to pitch again …

Dan Cleary stays with Red Wings on 1-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed left-winger Daniel Cleary to a one-year contract.<p>The team announced the move Thursday. The 35-year-old Cleary …

Tiger Woods worse after 4 swing changes, says Paul Azinger

Paul Azinger said Thursday that a quest by Tiger Woods to make his swing better has backfired on him.<p>Woods has gone through four swing changes with …

Anthony Coombs ready for 1st start in Argos' backfield

He's just two games into his Canadian Football League career but halfback Anthony Coombs is no longer a rookie in Scott Milanovich's eyes.<p>The former …

Chris Sale, Anthony Rizzo win Final Vote for MLB All-Star Game

Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo were voted by fans onto the rosters for Tuesday's all-star game, and …

First ball Babe Ruth hit out of Yankee Stadium up for auction | News Home | Reuters

MIAMI (Reuters) - The first baseball whacked over the fence at Yankee Stadium by legendary home run king Babe Ruth goes on auction on Saturday in his home town of Baltimore, part of a celebration marking the 100th anniversary of his storied major league career.<p>A baseball, hit by legendary New York …

Leafs Appoint Horachek and Spott As Assistant Coaches

David Nonis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Friday that Peter Horachek and Steve Spott have been …

World Cup predictions: Toronto Zoo's Bob the sloth taps Germany for World Cup win

The Germans might have had Paul the octopus but Toronto has Bob the sloth — when it comes to random animals used to predict a sports-related …

The Hockey News

News<p>The Norris Contenders: Which 10 defensemen are in the hunt for the award?<p>The Norris Trophy race is as close, if not closer, than the Hart Trophy …

The nine previous finals featuring Argentina and Germany | News Home | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Argentina and Germany have appeared collectively in nine previous World Cup finals and two against each other. The South Americans beat West Germany to win the 1986 World Cup before the Europeans gained revenge in the final four years later.<p>Argentina's national soccer …

Argentina World Cup win would add to Brazil's misery

There is a depressing air about Rio de Janeiro – it is cold, with driving, winter-like rain.<p>It seems incongruous, an affront against nature – a bit …