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Jose Gimenez lifts Uruguay past Egypt with 89th-minute header

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 07:15
Jose Gimenez thumped home a powerful 89th-minute header to give Uruguay a dramatic 1-0 victory over heartbroken Egypt in a World Cup Group A game ...

Fighters shatter tie in seventh inning, go on to hammer Swallows

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 07:02
Taishi Ota went 2-for-4 and drove in the go-ahead run in Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters’ 11-4 victory over the interleague-leading Tokyo Yakult Swallows on Friday.In ...

Maya Yoshida says Southampton’s struggles have mentally prepared him for World Cup

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 05:57
After surviving one of the “most difficult” seasons of his Premier League career, Japan defensive stalwart Maya Yoshida said Thursday he is mentally prepared to ...

JAAF promotes Marathon Grand Championship as vital preparation for 2020 Olympics

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 05:25
Japan’s runners who earn spots for the Summer Olympics will gain significant experience running on a nearly identical course during the trial for the 2020 ...

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. arrested on rape charges

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:15
Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear ...

Antoine Griezmann says he is staying at Atletico Madrid

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:14
Antoine Griezmann said he is staying at Atletico Madrid, putting an end to widespread speculation that the France forward would leave to join Spanish rival ...

England hoping to end major tournament jinx

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 01:44
England has been there, seen it, but not done it over the past two major international football tournaments, failing to progress from the group stage ...

Red Sox hurler David Price outduels Mariners ace Felix Hernandez

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 01:38
Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 Thursday night for their ...

Yuta Watanabe working out for teams ahead of NBA Draft

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 01:07
The 2018 NBA Draft is less than a week away, and Yuta Watanabe remains focused on pursuing his dream.The Kagawa Prefecture native worked out for ...

New Raptors coach Nick Nurse made lasting impression on Masai Ujiri

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:40
Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri hasn’t forgotten the first time he met Nick Nurse.It was 1995 and Ujiri, now president of the Toronto Raptors, was ...

Dustin Johnson tied for U.S. Open lead on tough course; Hideki Matsuyama 6 back

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:29
The return to a classic U.S. Open course brought back the kind of scoring that gave this major its reputation.Dustin Johnson played some of his ...

Rapture in Russia after team’s stunning World Cup 5-0 opener over Saudi Arabia

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:48
Russian fans and politicians joined in an outpouring of jubilation on Thursday as the host nation unexpectedly routed Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening match ...

Samurai Blue conduct first training session in Kazan

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 07:15
The Japan national team held its first training session at its World Cup camp in Russia on Thursday.Coach Akira Nishino and the 23-man squad arrived ...

Swallows rally past Lions in ninth

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 07:06
Yuhei Takai’s two-out RBI single off Lions closer Tatsushi Masuda lifted the Tokyo Yakult Swallows to a 6-4 come-from-behind win over Seibu on Thursday.A loss ...

Tournament director Alan Gilpin confident 2019 Rugby World Cup organizers will be ready for extravaganza

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 06:13
The tournament director of the 2019 Rugby World Cup admitted Thursday that Japan’s 12 host cities have yet to fully grasp the scale of the ...

PGA president Paul Levy arrested on DUI charge

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:56
PGA of America president Paul Levy is facing a misdemeanor DUI charge after veering off a road in California and hitting a sign last week.The ...

Ex-Japan Wrestling Federation Kazuhito Sakae apologizes for Kaori Icho power harassment scandal

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:24
Former Japan Wrestling Federation development director Kazuhito Sakae, who resigned in April for power-harassing four-time Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho, issued a public apology on ...

French Open champ Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen’s Club

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:22
French Open champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from next week’s Queen’s Club tournament in an attempt to be ready for Wimbledon, it was announced on ...

Dodgers’ Kenta Maeda gets no-decision in return from disabled list

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:20
Enrique Hernandez dodged home on a wild throw by pitcher Matt Bush in the 11th inning and, hours after a hard collision at the plate ...

49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin overcomes adversity, wins George Halas Award

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:19
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin on Wednesday won the 2018 George Halas Award from the Professional Football Writers of America.The Halas Award is ...

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