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Samurai Japan stages another ninth-inning comeback victory against MLB All-Stars

12 hours 58 min ago
Samurai Japan small-balled its way to a 5-3 win over the MLB All-Stars in Tuesday’s Game 4 of the Japan All-Star Series, dampening Kenta Maeda’s ...

Ex-Nihon Univ. coaches unlikely to be charged in tackle scandal

13 hours 55 min ago
Police are unlikely to build a case against former coaches of Nihon University’s football team over their alleged instructions to a player to commit a ...

Red Sox pitcher Hector Velazquez issues apology for inappropriate video about Hiroshima

14 hours 2 min ago
Boston Red Sox pitcher Hector Velazquez apologized Tuesday over video footage posted on his Instagram account that showed images of a building that has become ...

MLB players, San Francisco coach Hensley Meulens reflect on Shohei Ohtani’s 2018 campaign

14 hours 49 min ago
Around this time four years ago, during the last tour of Japan by major league players, the MLB world at large got its first real ...

Giants rally late to beat Niners

16 hours 41 min ago
Eli Manning showed he still has what it takes to lead the kind of game-winning drive that earned him two Super Bowl MVP awards.Manning capped ...

Kisenosato dealt third straight loss

16 hours 42 min ago
Yokozuna Kisenosato suffered his third straight upset at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday, losing to rank-and-file wrestler Hokutofuji in the final bout of ...

Kihira’s star soaring after great debut

16 hours 52 min ago
Rika Kihira made a great first impression on a great many people with her performance at the NHK Trophy last weekend.The 16-year-old was nothing short ...

Sumo 101: Nobori

17 hours 32 min ago
Go to any sumo tournament and the first thing you’ll notice is the array of giant colorful flags on bamboo poles in front of the ...

Haile Gebrselassie resigns as president of Ethiopian Athletics Federation

18 hours 44 min ago
Running great Haile Gebrselassie resigned as president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Monday, calling it a “sacrifice” for the sport.He had been president for ...

Novak Djokovic outplays John Isner in ATP Finals opener

18 hours 44 min ago
The opening matches at the ATP Finals led to a debate over whether conditions at O2 Arena were trickier than in past years.Novak Djokovic ended ...

Martin Brodeur, Willie O’Ree among 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees

18 hours 45 min ago
Martin Brodeur, Willie O’Ree and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman led the latest group of inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night.Brodeur, the ...

E’Twaun Moore, Anthony Davis steer Pelicans past Raptors

19 hours 19 min ago
E’Twaun Moore doesn’t need much to get on a shooting roll.“I hit one and I feel like I’m on fire,” he joked. Then he helped ...

Former Giants running back Ron Johnson, Michigan’s first black captain, dies at 71

19 hours 20 min ago
Former New York Giants running back Ron Johnson, who was the first black player to be a captain of the Michigan football team, has died. ...

Japanese fans elated as Shohei Ohtani wins MLB Rookie of the Year Award

19 hours 32 min ago
Fans were elated Tuesday after hearing that Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani had won a Major League Baseball Rookie of the Year Award, ...

Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels wins AL Rookie of the Year award

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 17:10
Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani has been voted American League Rookie of the Year after becoming the first player since Babe Ruth with ...

Yuki Yanagita makes major impression on MLB All-Stars

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:27
If there was one standout talent from the first half of the six-game Japan All-Star Series, it was without a doubt Yuki Yanagita.The Fukuoka SoftBank ...

MLB All-Stars lay wreaths at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 04:45
Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly and Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda were among the members of Major League Baseball’s All-Star tour of Japan who ...

Yokozuna Kisenosato falls

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 03:24
Yokozuna Kisenosato suffered his second straight loss at the 15-day Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament after being defeated by top-ranked maegashira Myogiryu on Monday.Kisenosato, the only ...

Sumo 101: Chanko

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 02:52
Sumo wrestlers don’t eat before training.An average workout is so intense that attempting to do one on a full stomach inevitably leads to the person ...

Japanese fans providing new experience for major leaguers

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 01:58
Seeing a different baseball culture, complete with its own traditions, has been an eye-opening experience for the players on the major league squad — many ...

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