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Buffaloes give pitcher Andrew Albers two-year contract extension

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 03:41
Canadian lefty Andrew Albers has signed a two-year contract extension with the Orix Buffaloes, the Pacific League club announced Friday.The 32-year-old Albers (9-2), in his ...

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper signs new five-year deal

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 02:06
Captain Michael Hooper may lead the Wallabies to the next two World Cups after signing a new five-year contract Friday with Rugby Australia.The 26-year-old backrower ...

Japanese sailors make history, win gold at world championships

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:52
The Japanese crew of Ai Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka are aiming for a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics following their historic triumph on ...

2020 cycling courses set

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:45
Local organizers announced the road cycling courses for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Thursday and declared them “extremely difficult.”The 244-km route for the men’s race ...

Novak Djokovic shocked by Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas in third round at Rogers Cup

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:40
Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas upset Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 on Thursday in the Rogers Cup.The 19-year-old Tsitsipas broke the ninth-seeded Serb’s ...

Kansas State locks up longtime coach Bill Snyder through 2022

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:40
Kansas State has signed Bill Snyder to a new, more lucrative five-year contract that could keep the 78-year-old coach with the Wildcats through the 2022 ...

JWF apolgizes to Olympic legend Kaori Icho, other athletes for power harassment

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:39
The Japan Wrestling Federation said Friday it has apologized to four-time Olympic champion Kaori Icho and other athletes for the power harassment they suffered at ...

Betts becomes first player to hit for cycle in 2018

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:37
Mookie Betts has circled a few potential cycles in his young career, not surprising considering his rare combination of power and speed.Boston’s AL MVP contender ...

Kawhi Leonard pens farewell to San Antonio, Spurs fans

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:28
Understated superstar Kawhi Leonard penned a farewell letter to San Antonio, thanking Spurs fans for their support as he starts anew as a member of ...

IOC chief Thomas Bach disappointed U.N. won’t approve shipment of sports equipment to North Korea

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:28
IOC president Thomas Bach said he is disappointed the United Nations will not allow sports equipment to be sent to North Korea.The International Olympic Committee’s ...

Mariners remove struggling Felix Hernandez from starting rotation

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:27
Seattle’s Felix Hernandez has lost his spot in the rotation in the wake of his latest terrible start in a season filled with struggles.The right-hander, ...

Gary Woodland takes PGA lead with six-under 64

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:25
Kansas-bred Gary Woodland felt right at home in enemy territory and delivered his best performance in a major Thursday at the PGA Championship.Woodland used his ...

Super Bowl champion Eagles lose to Steelers in preseason opener

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:16
Landry Jones and Josh Dobbs each tossed touchdown passes and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 31-14 Thursday night in the preseason opener.The defending ...

Yoshio Itoi smacks go-ahead blast in eighth as Tigers down Giants

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 07:16
Yoshio Itoi capped a solid evening with an eighth-inning, tiebreaking home run that lifted the Hanshin Tigers to a 3-2, come-from-behind victory over the Yomiuri ...

Kalisz outlasts Hagino, Seto in 400 IM on Pan Pacs opening day

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 07:03
Chase Kalisz proved he’s currently the best individual medley relay swimmer in the world with a crushing victory over the Japanese star duo.The American geared ...

Gianni Moscon handed five-week ban after Tour De France fracas

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 02:46
Italy’s Gianni Moscon, who was thrown out of this year’s Tour de France after an altercation with another rider, was banned for five weeks by ...

Eagles’ Japhet Amador banned six months for doping

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 02:45
Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles infielder Japhet Amador has been suspended for six months after testing positive for banned substances, Nippon Professional Baseball announced Thursday afternoon.Amador’s ...

49ers to honor legend Dwight Clark with season-long celebration

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 02:38
The San Francisco 49ers will honor former wide receiver Dwight Clark with a season-long celebration of his life that will include unveiling a statue of ...

Yu Darvish effective in simulated game

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 02:38
Chicago Cubs hurler Yu Darvish pitched two innings in a simulated game Wednesday as he continued to rehabilitate injuries to his throwing arm that have ...

Hall of Famer Brett Favre visits Clemson, speaks to players

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 02:37
Clemson got another five-star quarterback on campus — Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre.Favre spent Wednesday visiting the Tigers, speaking with players and watching ...

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