May 20, 2011 15:31 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - The sudden death of New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was ruled accidental and caused from a lethal combination of alcohol and painkillers, a U.S. medical examiner said on Friday.
May 19, 2011 17:34 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Chicago Blackhawks rewarded rookie netminder Corey Crawford with a new three-year contract after recording 33 wins in his debut campaign, the NHL team said on Thursday.
May 18, 2011 23:49 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - LeBron James produced some more fourth-quarter magic to propel the Miami Heat to a scrappy 85-75 win over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, evening their NBA Eastern Conference final at a game each.
May 18, 2011 18:36 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - It is hard to imagine being under appreciated when you have been a 10-time All-Star, an NBA Most Valuable Player and the best European ever in the world's greatest basketball league, but Dirk Nowitzki might just be.
May 18, 2011 01:36 EDT
BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston Bruins rookie Tyler Seguin scored a pair of goals and set up two others in a 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday to level the NHL Eastern Conference finals at 1-1.
May 17, 2011 21:55 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto Raptors showed they still believe Bryan Colangelo is the man to turn the team around by signing the president and general manager to a multi-year contract extension on Tuesday.
May 16, 2011 20:47 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tiger Woods said on Monday he did not suffer any new damage to his left knee at the Players Championship and fully expects to compete in next month's U.S. Open, the year's second major.
May 15, 2011 01:10 EDT
BOSTON (Reuters) - The Tampa Bay Lightning struck early and then romped to a 5-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday, to draw first blood in the NHL Eastern Conference final and extend their playoff winning streak to eight games.
May 14, 2011 22:33 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - The hockey world was digesting the sudden death of New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard with many starting to wonder whether it was possibly linked to a fight-filled National Hockey League career.
May 06, 2011 19:52 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Peter Vidmar resigned as chef de mission for the United States 2012 London Olympics team on Friday, saying he did not want controversy over his opposition to gay marriage to be a distraction to athletes.
May 06, 2011 12:45 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A.J. Foyt will drive the pace car for this month's Indianapolis 500, race officials said on Friday after Donald Trump turned down the honor a day earlier because of a possible U.S. presidential run.
May 05, 2011 19:52 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump has turned down an offer to drive the pace car at the Indianapolis 500 because it would be "inappropriate" while he considers a possible 2012 run for the Republican presidential nomination, race organizers said on Thursday.
May 05, 2011 17:11 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks, Daniel Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks and Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning are named finalists on Thursday for the Ted Lindsay Award as the NHL's most outstanding player.
May 03, 2011 20:27 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court granted an NFL request on Tuesday to fast-track the league's appeal of an injunction that lifted the owners lockout of players.
May 03, 2011 18:58 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose ended LeBron James's two-year reign as the NBA's most valuable player on Tuesday when he became the youngest winner of the sport's highest individual honor.
May 03, 2011 16:44 EDT
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley was fined and suspended one game for arguing with an umpire during a recent game where he was ejected, Major League Baseball said on Tuesday.
May 02, 2011 20:16 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Sacramento Kings will remain in the California capital for at least one more season after dropping plans to relocate to Anaheim, the NBA team confirmed on Monday.
May 01, 2011 17:30 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tom Thibodeau of the Chicago Bulls has been named NBA coach of the year after his first season in charge, the league said on Sunday.
May 01, 2011 13:55 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Atlanta Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell has been suspended for two weeks without pay because of "inappropriate conduct" toward fans, Major League Baseball (MLB) said on Sunday.
Apr 29, 2011 18:56 EDT
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Sidney Crosby was never close to returning to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a Stanley Cup run, revealing on Friday that the concussion-related symptoms that sidelined him since January have not gone away.