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Naoya Inoue to challenge Emmanuel Rodriguez for IBF bantamweight title in May

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:48
Naoya Inoue will challenge Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel Rodriguez for the IBF bantamweight title in the World Boxing Super Series semifinals on May 18 in Scotland, ...

PSG inflicts Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first United loss

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 20:37
Kylian Mbappe and Paris Saint-Germain handed Manchester United a reality check under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, winning 2-0 in the Champions League last-16 Tuesday to inflict ...

Words of support pour in for swimmer Rikako Ikee after leukemia diagnosis

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 20:01
Words of encouragement poured in for Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee on Tuesday after she revealed she had been diagnosed with leukemia.Ikee, an 18-year-old Tokyo ...

Angels manager Brad Ausmus hopes to have Shohei Ohtani’s bat back in May

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:47
Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus said Tuesday he hopes two-way star Shohei Ohtani will return to the lineup as a designated hitter for the ...

Kei Nishikori rallies to overcome tough Rotterdam opener

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:28
Top seed Kei Nishikori was tested by a stubborn opponent before finally putting away Pierre-Hugues Herbert 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday at the Rotterdam Open.The ...

Antonio Brown asks Steelers for trade, says AP source

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:06
The Pittsburgh Steelers still haven’t decided whether there’s a path for wayward wide receiver Antonio Brown to return in 2019.Not that it matters to Brown. ...

Matsuzaka hurts shoulder after fan pulls arm

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 05:18
Former big leaguer Daisuke Matsuzaka has another hurdle to clear with inflammation in his right shoulder after a fan pulled his arm during an event ...

World Cup-winning England goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies at 81

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 04:55
Gordon Banks, the World Cup-winning England goalkeeper who was also known for blocking a header from Pele that many consider to be the greatest save ...

Rika Kihira, Shoma Uno lead gold haul for Japan

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 02:51
It was a banner weekend for Japan on the ice, with Rika Kihira and Shoma Uno taking the gold medals at the Four Continents Championships ...

Cavs send Knicks to franchise-record 17th straight defeat

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 02:39
The New York Knicks’ franchise-record 17th straight loss might have been the toughest one to take.The Knicks erased a 17-point deficit in the second half ...

Three Japan teams consider forming new league

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 02:38
KYODOThree Japanese teams are considering withdrawing from Asia League Ice Hockey and re-forming a domestic league, sources close to the matter revealed Monday. While the ...

Japan squad set for big challenges

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 02:38
The players and staff seemed relaxed. That is a good indication of their state of mind as they get into the final window of the ...

Kikuchi reports to first MLB camp

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 02:37
New Seattle Mariners left-hander Yusei Kikuchi said Monday he is “really looking forward” to making his debut on the major league stage he has dreamed ...

DH talk brings back memories of reverse experiment

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 02:36
One thing the current conversation about a possible universal DH in MLB is showing is that a lot of people have great disdain for the ...

Star Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee announces leukemia diagnosis

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 23:06
Star Japanese swimmer and Asian Games MVP Rikako Ikee has been diagnosed with leukemia, the 18-year-old Olympic hopeful announced via Twitter on Tuesday. ご報告です。 pic.twitter.com/zP2ykLRgCD ...

No. 1 Naomi Osaka splits with coach Sascha Bajin two weeks after winning her second major title

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 16:03
Naomi Osaka surprisingly split from coach Sascha Bajin, a little more than two weeks after she won the Australian Open for a second consecutive Grand ...

Thai court orders release of refugee soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 05:58
A Thai court ordered the release of a refugee soccer player on Monday after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition to Bahrain ...

South Korea picks Seoul for 2032 Olympic bid

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 05:34
South Korea has chosen its capital, Seoul, for its bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics, which it hopes to jointly host with rival North Korea ...

Miho Takagi cruises to 1,500 silver on final day of worlds

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 00:47
Pyeongchang Olympic silver medalist Miho Takagi finished second in the women’s 1,500-meter race on Sunday, the final day of the ISU World Single Distance Speed ...

Yusei Kikuchi bullpen draws big audience ahead of spring training

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 00:25
New Seattle Mariners left-hander Yusei Kikuchi took to the bullpen for the second straight day on Sunday ahead of his first major league spring training.The ...

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