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MLB launches wood-bat league for draft-eligible prospects

14 hours 48 min ago
Major League Baseball is creating a minor league for top eligible prospects leading to the summer draft.The wood-bat MLB Draft League is launching with five ...

B. League financials escape worst of pandemic’s impact

15 hours 51 min ago
Officials reported on Monday that 2019-20 revenues increased slightly from the previous year despite the cancellation of the season in March due to the coronavirus.

Pumas’ Pablo Matera suspended and stripped of captaincy for racist posts

15 hours 51 min ago
The Argentina Rugby Union also suspended two other players, who will not be able to compete in the team's final Tri-Nations match against Australia on ...

Ready or not, NBA training camps are set to open once again

18 hours 24 min ago
For the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat, it was the shortest offseason ever. For the eight teams that haven’t played since March, the offseason ...

Eighth-tier Marine lands home game against Tottenham in F.A. Cup

18 hours 56 min ago
English Premier League leader Tottenham was drawn to play eighth-tier Marine in the third round of the F.A. Cup in the biggest mismatch in the ...

Australia star Andrew Bogut retires from professional basketball

19 hours 5 min ago
Longtime NBA center and Australian star Andrew Bogut announced Tuesday morning from his homeland that he was retiring from all levels of professional basketball.The 36-year-old ...

Ravens-Steelers rescheduled again by COVID-19 to Wednesday

19 hours 13 min ago
The Baltimore Ravens' struggle to contain an extended outbreak of the coronavirus forced their rescheduled game Tuesday night against the unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers to be ...

Newcastle loanee Yoshinori Muto scores first La Liga goal for Eibar

19 hours 21 min ago
Japan forward Yoshinori Muto scored his first goal since being loaned to Spanish team Eibar, helping them win 2-0 at Real Betis on Monday night ...

Pacific League far ahead of Central League in NPB arms race

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 11:52
Factors such as pitching have created a gulf on the field, while the PL has also innovated more with online broadcasting and brand marketing.

Marines pitcher Hirokazu Sawamura to seek deal with MLB club

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 11:37
The Marines have said they will try to re-sign the right-hander, who is represented by Ichiro Suzuki's agent, John Boggs.

Figure skating great Daisuke Takahashi hoping to emulate soccer’s ‘King Kazu’

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 10:53
Daisuke Takahashi may already be royalty in the eyes of many Japanese figure skating fans, but on Sunday he declared himself the man who would ...

Derrick Henry batters Colts as Titans take lead in AFC South

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 08:13
Derrick Henry carried the Tennessee Titans into the AFC South lead Sunday.Now the bruising back can focus on other daunting tasks, like clinching the division ...

Receiver Kendall Hinton shows heart, falls short in start as Broncos’ emergency quarterback

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 07:39
A month ago, Kendall Hinton was the guy you’d contact if you wanted some candy bars or merchandise for a high school fundraiser.On Sunday, he ...

F1 driver Romain Grosjean escapes fireball after crash at Bahrain GP

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 06:38
Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was trapped in a burning car after it sliced in half and exploded into a fireball, following a crash on ...

Lionel Messi leads tributes as soccer mourns Diego Maradona

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 06:21
Messi paid tribute on Sunday by stripping off his Barcelona top to reveal a shirt honoring Maradona after he scored the final goal in a ...

Scary injury to Raul Jimenez overshadows Wolves’ win over Arsenal

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 05:21
The sound of the thud from a clash of heads just added to concern.The game was only five minutes old at the Emirates Stadium when ...

Almond Eye goes into retirement as Japan Cup champion

Sun, 11/29/2020 - 10:45
Ridden by veteran jockey Christophe Lemaire, the 5-year-old mare won by over a length on Sunday at Tokyo Racecourse.

Mike Tyson returns to ring, draws in exhibition with Roy Jones Jr.

Sun, 11/29/2020 - 08:39
Mike Tyson showed glimpses of his destructive prime Saturday night during the 54-year-old boxing icon's return to the ring for a lively exhibition bout with ...

Adapting after coronavirus key to title, Kawasaki’s Shogo Taniguchi says

Sun, 11/29/2020 - 06:00
In a season of challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, J. League first-division champion Kawasaki Frontale charted a blueprint for victory using the unprecedented ...

All Blacks’ win over Pumas eases pressure on head coach

Sun, 11/29/2020 - 05:56
Ian Foster will have some breathing room after his New Zealand side likely clinched the Tri-Nations Championship with Saturday's win over Argentina.

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