Wild’s Matt Cooke Gets 7-Game Suspension From NHL

Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has been suspended for seven games by the NHL for a knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.

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Road Teams Off to Flying Start in NBA Playoffs

Here’s the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Well: Why Chocolate Is Good for Us

Our digestive system has trouble with chocolate, which is why it may be good for us.

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Hamels Loses to Dodgers in 1st Start of Season

Zack Greinke outpitched Cole Hamels with seven strong innings, Hanley Ramirez homered and Yasiel Puig drove in two runs for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

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Anti-Corruption Group Finds Fault With European Union

A report by Transparency International, calling for a more open approach to policy making, might provide fuel for the union’s critics.

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Lightning Pair, Avs’ MacKinnon Finalists for Top Rookie

Tampa Bay Lightning forwards Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat were named as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy, given to the top rookie, along with Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, the NHL said on Wednesday.

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Yankees Pineda Ejected After Foreign Substance Found on Neck

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning against Boston on Wednesday after the umpire found a foreign substance on his neck.

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