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SAN CLEMENTE BEACHES CLOSED DUE TO SHARK SIGHTING

For the second time in as many weeks, a shark sighting has closed San Clemente beaches. Early Friday afternoon a shark was seen chasing a baby …

Degenkolb wins Paris-Roubaix from 7-rider sprint

German John Degenkolb of Giant-Alpecin won Paris-Roubaix Sunday with a courageous late-race move to bridge across to three leaders, followed by a …

John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) wins Paris-Roubaix from 7-man sprint, ahead of Van Avermaet (BMC) and Stybar (Etixx) http://t.co/rf2AZmzvcc

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Money Should Ignore Urge to Fight Toe-to-Toe Battle

On May 2, Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. should avoid a toe-to-toe battle with Manny Pacquiao. It's not because he's afraid of him, or not tough enough; it's just a senseless game plan. If LeBron James were going to play former NBA great and three-point shooting legend Reggie Miller in one-on-one, it …

Boxing

Raptors' Kyle Lowry will start Friday; Amir Johnson still out

Toronto Raptors fans may soon, finally, be able to exhale a sigh of relief.<p>Point guard Kyle Lowry will start Friday against the Orlando Magic after …

NBA

Pinarello Springs into the Classics with new Dogma K8-S Suspension Road Bike

With Paris-Roubaix just around the corner, it’s a good time to introduce Sir Bradley Wiggins’ latest bike. Especially if that bike is a suspension …

Road Bikes

Peaks Coaching: Eight Tips for Better Mountain Biking

<i>by Brig Brandt, Peaks Coaching Group Elite/Master Coach</i><p>1. Invest in good tires.<p>I highly recommend a good, fresh pair of tires to mount up on race …

Mountain Biking

Chinese soldiers: let them eat pickles?

<b>A group of Chinese soldiers who only ate pickles - while the citizens they were protecting ate like kings - has prompted a wave of scorn on Chinese social media. And now the state-controlled press is fighting back.</b><p>It was supposed to be a story about heroism. This week two giant warships rescued 571 …

China

Toews' late goals lift Blackhawks over Sabres | Reuters

Toews’ late goals lift Blackhawks over Sabres<p>BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jonathan Toews came through yet again in the clutch for the Chicago Blackhawks.<p>The Chicago captain, known for his ability to produce when it matters most, scored twice in the final 1:43 to lead the Blackhawks to a thrilling 4-3 win over …

Ice Hockey

2015 NFL mock draft: Shaq Thompson to Green Bay Packers at No. 30

What should the Green Bay Packers do to improve their postseason success and make another run at a Super Bowl title? Our Packers blogger has some ideas.<p>Aaron Rodgers has been the starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers for seven full seasons now, and is about to begin his eighth. In that …

NFL

Chelsea tour may spark club versus country rows

Jose Mourinho wants to reward his players with a special celebratory tour if they win the Premier League<p>Chelsea are on a potential collision course with several national associations after Jose Mourinho revealed on Friday that he wants to reward his players with a special celebratory tour if they …

Bucks beat Celtics, end 11-game road slide | Reuters

Bucks beat Celtics, end 11-game road slide<p>BOSTON — The Milwaukee Bucks accomplished several things with their 110-101 win over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.<p>For one, they ended an 11-game road losing streak, winning for the first time on the road since acquiring guard Michael Carter-Williams …

Basketball

VIDEO: Devils' Gomez ejected after vicious elbow on Canadiens' Emelin

Scott Gomez hit the showers early in this one.<p>The New Jersey Devils center received a five-minute major and a game misconduct for this elbow on …

Ice Hockey

Dodgers' Puig 'fine' following collision with Kendrick in outfield

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was forced to leave Thursday's exhibition game against the Los Angeles Angels after colliding with second …

Los Angeles Dodgers

How Major League Soccer Can Fix Its Early-Season Scheduling Issue

If there's one thing we've learned over time about Major League Soccer, it is that the league has plenty of quirks other top divisions of soccer don't have.<p>One of the unique qualities to MLS that was put in the spotlight over the last week was the scheduling of regular-season games during an …

Soccer

El primer partido de Harry Kane como titular en Inglaterra

La sensación de esta temporada de la Premier League, líder de la tabla de goleadores con solo 21 años, debutó como inicial en los Three Lions ante Italia y en Turín.<p><b>Menos de un minuto le bastó a Harry Kane para demostrarle al mundo que su buen momento en Tottenham</b>, donde es el máximo goleador de la …

Unsung heroes

Lying sick on the bathroom floor in a hotel is probably one of the worst feelings. But that’s where I was, three days before the world track …

Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota go in first 2 picks in Todd McShay's latest mock draft

After dropping Marcus Mariota out of his top five, Todd McShay has the Heisman Trophy winner climbing back up to the No. 2 selection in his mock draft.<p>The top two quarterbacks in the 2015 NFL Draft will be the first two guys off the board, according to the latest mock draft from Todd McShay. The …

NFL

Texas freshman, potential top-10 pick Myles Turner declares for NBA draft

Everything's bigger in Texas, including the power forwards.<p>Texas forward Myles Turner, a near-7-footer with a 7-foot-4 wingspan, is calling an end to …

NBA Draft

Miami, first week, Who is in, who is out? Pennetta, Monfils, Murray win; Nadal, Azarenka, Ivanovic lose

THE WOMEN<b>No. 15 Flavia Pennetta d Victoria Azarenka 7 -6(5) 7-6(6):</b>Given how well Azarenka has been rising again and playing better overall, it …

Extreme Sports

January transfer news & rumours: Kane in, Modric out at Madrid?

Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond as we head into the winter window<p>Kane in, Modric out at Madrid?<p>Harry Kane is set to join Real Madrid this summer and Luka Modric could be on his way out, according to <i>Diario Gol.</i><p>Negotiations with …

Heupel gave Sam Bradford pep talk

A trusted voice from Sam Bradford's past helped the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback resist quitting football last year after he suffered a second …

Kennys Vargas: David Ortiz's not-so-little brother

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The first time he saw Kennys Vargas, David Ortiz felt like he was looking in a mirror, albeit a charitable one that took some years off.<p>It was in April 2013 and Ortiz had remained at the Boston Red Sox spring training site after the season started to rehab an Achilles injury. He …

Boston Red Sox

NFL going gold in 2015 to celebrate Super Bowl 50: Five things to know

The NFL is going gold for the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl.<p>The NFL's going all out for the Super Bowl's golden anniversary.<p>During the 2015 …

NFL

AUDIO: Gregg Marshall: I'll listen to 'crazy' Alabama offer after our season

The Wichita State coach went on "The Jim Rome Show" on Tuesday and addressed the heavy coaching rumors regarding his future.<p>On Monday, our own Gary …

For Paul Pogba, Paris Saint-Germain might be the best career move

Barely a week passes without football agent Mino Raiola hitting the headlines by discussing one of his many clients. One of the Italian's more …

Soccer

Dodgers' $62.5M Hector Olivera Splash Suggests LA Heard Padres' Footsteps

Most people wouldn't identify the San Diego Padres as a rival of the Los Angeles Dodgers, despite their proximity in Southern California.<p>The Dodgers are the big bullies of the West Coast, free-spending Goliaths who look up to no one—except maybe their <i>true</i> rivals to the north, the San Francisco …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Steve Nash: Choice 'made for me'

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Steve Nash has known since October that he'd played his final NBA game. His body simply couldn't bounce back anymore.<p>He trained …

Adrian Peterson's agent, Vikings owner disagree on player's future

The Adrian Peterson saga in Minnesota could be on its way to getting pretty ugly.<p>The star running back said last month that he felt "uneasy" about returning to the Minnesota Vikings after all that transpired last season following his indictment by a grand jury in Texas on a felony charge of injury …