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Brave Blossoms coach Jamie Joseph moves Amanaki Lelei Mafi to bench for second test against Italy

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:10
Japan coach Jamie Joseph kept faith Thursday with the same 23 players that beat Italy last week as he named his side for Saturday’s second ...

Kazuki Nakajima puts Fernando Alonso’s Toyota on provisional pole at 24 Hours of Le Mans

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:08
Kazuki Nakajima put the Toyota he shares with double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso on provisional pole for the 24 Hours of Le Mans ...

Spain fires Julen Lopetegui in shocker, brings in Fernando Hierro

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 02:53
With only two days to go before Spain’s opening match at the World Cup, Julen Lopetegui was fired as national team coach after accepting a ...

Hall of Famer, Olympian Anne Donovan dies at 56

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 02:12
Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as ...

Andrew Luck throws at camp, will be ready for season

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 02:07
For the first time since last October, Andrew Luck was seen throwing regulation-size footballs at the Indianapolis Colts’ mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, and he is ...

Roger Federer battles to victory in Stuttgart

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 01:52
Roger Federer was made to battle after a losing first set as the Swiss star made his long-awaited return to tennis on Wednesday with a ...

Niigata re-signs sharpshooter Davante Gardner; NeoPhoenix icon Masahiro Oguchi calls it quits

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 01:43
Davante Gardner is staying up put with the Niigata Albirex BB.While the Central Division club missed the playoffs last season, the Marquette University alumni enhanced ...

North American trio beats Morocco for hosting rights to host 2026 World Cup

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 06:51
North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over ...

Tomoya Ichikawa haunts former club as Hawks beat Giants

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 06:48
Catcher Tomoya Ichikawa belted a two-run home run off his first pro club, lifting the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks to a 4-2 interleague win over the ...

Spain fires manager Julen Lopetegui two days before World Cup opener

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:59
The Spanish soccer federation has fired coach Julen Lopetegui two days before the country’s opening World Cup match against Portugal.Lopetegui was let go a day ...

Tigers scout arrested for allegedly taking illicit photos

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:58
A scout for the Hanshin Tigers has been arrested for allegedly taking illicit photographs up a woman’s skirt, it was learned Wednesday.Koji Yamawaki, a 55-year-old ...

Didi Gregorius powers Yankees in win over Nationals

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:37
Didi Gregorius was pleased after ending a long power outage with a pair of home runs. Bryce Harper felt relieved after escaping serious injury when ...

Maeda set to return as Dodgers face Rangers

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:48
Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda will be activated off the disabled list and make his next start Wednesday in the second game of an ...

Russia awaits as stars get ready to battle for World Cup

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:38
The World Cup kicks off on Thursday (midnight Friday, Japan time) in Russia, marking the tournament’s return to Europe for the first time since 2006. ...

Byzantine rules govern sumo’s name shares

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:24
Tochinoshin’s promotion to ozeki comes with many perks. Most are connected to his life as an active wrestler, such as a boost in salary and ...

Fit-again Tiger Woods feeling good ahead of U.S. Open

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:43
Tiger Woods gave the state of his game a tentative thumbs-up on Tuesday ahead of the U.S. Open, but slammed the door shut on questions ...

Spain manager Julen Lopetegui to take over at Real Madrid after World Cup

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:19
Spain coach Julen Lopetegui will take over as Real Madrid manager after the World Cup, the club said Tuesday in an announcement that comes just ...

Oakland celebrates with NBA champion Warriors

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:03
For the second straight year, throngs of Golden State Warriors fans turned out for a victory parade to celebrate a team some are calling an ...

U.S. counterspy warns World Cup travelers’ devices could be hacked

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:40
The top U.S. counterintelligence official is advising Americans traveling to Russia for soccer’s World Cup beginning this week that they should not take electronic devices ...

Japan heads into World Cup on high note after win over Paraguay

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:24
Takashi Inui sent Japan into the World Cup on a bright note on Tuesday, scoring twice in a 4-2 win over Paraguay in the team’s ...

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