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Maximum Security owner issues $20 million challenge to rivals

17 May 2019

The owner of Maximum Security, the bay colt that finished first in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago but was later disqualified, is so confident in his horse that he issued a $20 million challenge to several rivals on Friday.

Resurgent Woods heads to PGA with Nicklaus record back in play

12 May 2019

Tiger Woods proved many doubters wrong with his triumph at last month's Masters, where he not only completed a comeback story for the ages but also put Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major titles back into play.

Commissioner Silver wants half of new NBA referees and coaches to be women

10 May 2019

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday made a call for more gender diversity among referees and head coaches in a league he has overseen for five years.

Horse racing - Appeal over Kentucky Derby disqualification denied

07 May 2019

An appeal filed by the owner of Maximum Security, the horse that finished first in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday but was later disqualified for interference, was denied by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Monday.

Top women's hockey players to boycott professional leagues

02 May 2019

More than 200 women's hockey players, including the game's biggest names, said on Thursday they will not play in North American professional leagues next season as part of a boycott they hope brings about a more economically viable league.

Sixers' Simmons gets some revenge on Raptors' Leonard

30 Apr 2019

TORONTO Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons may not have lit up the scoreboard as he would have liked but the towering Aussie did get some measure of revenge on Toronto Raptors defensive supremo Kawhi Leonard on Monday.

NHL: Woe Canada. Loss of home teams in playoffs may drive viewers away - study

25 Apr 2019

TORONTO Canadians are passionate about hockey but many may tune out of the NHL playoffs now that no teams are able to end the country's decades-long Stanley Cup drought this year, according to survey from the Angus Reid Institute on Thursday.

Columbus eager to get back to business after stunning hockey world

24 Apr 2019

The Columbus Blue Jackets are through marveling at their stunning sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning as they set their sights on a second-round Stanley Cup Playoffs clash with the Boston Bruins.

Redemption song: Tiger sings familiar tune at Masters

15 Apr 2019

AUGUSTA Ga. With the cool stroke of a putter under ominous clouds hovering over the 18th green at Augusta National, Tiger Woods put an emphatic finishing touch on the most redemptive victory in sport history on Sunday.

Schauffele says loss to Tiger at Masters 'like a dream'

15 Apr 2019

AUGUSTA Ga. Xander Schauffele, in only his second Masters, was alone atop the leaderboard for a brief moment during the late stages of the final round on Sunday but said falling short to Tiger Woods in a major was like a dream.

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