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Swallows’ Masanori Ishikawa tames Lions en route to 160th career win

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:43
Left-hander Masanori Ishikawa pitched six-plus innings Tuesday to help the Tokyo Yakult Swallows defeat the Pacific League-leading Seibu Lions 3-1 and extend their interleague lead.In ...

Balanced Brazil reduces dependence on superstar Neymar

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 05:35
Brazil is still shaking off the embarrassment of losing to Germany 7-1 in its home World Cup.Since Tite took over as coach in 2016, the ...

Masayuki Ito, Christopher Diaz to square off for vacant WBO super featherweight title

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 05:34
Second-ranked Masayuki Ito will square off against unbeaten Christopher Diaz of Puerto Rico for the vacant WBO super featherweight title, the World Boxing Organization said ...

Wheelchair star Pat Anderson back for more gold

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 02:44
When he has the ball in his hands, his opponents are extra careful, and fans in the stands hold their breath to see if something ...

Genki Haraguchi says he’s reached agreement to join Hannover

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 02:43
Japan midfielder Genki Haraguchi confirmed Monday a reported move from Hertha Berlin to Hannover in a transfer deal involving the two Bundesliga clubs.Speaking to reporters ...

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signs bill allowing sports betting

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 02:41
Gamblers in New Jersey will be able to start betting on sports by Thursday under legislation the governor signed Monday legalizing a pastime that has ...

Cubs rally past Brewers in 11th, climb into first

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 02:40
Anthony Rizzo turned on the power with a long homer down the right-field line in the 11th inning. Jason Heyward delivered a tying single in ...

Angels deny report Shohei Ohtani needs Tommy John surgery

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:32
Los Angeles Angels general manager Billy Eppler on Monday denied a report that two-way star Shohei Ohtani faced season-ending Tommy John surgery on his damaged ...

2019 Super Rugby season to start early

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:25
The Super Rugby season will kick off earlier next year and run without a break for 21 weeks, organizers said Tuesday as they retained the ...

Pistons bring in ex-Raptors coach Dwane Casey

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:22
Dwane Casey lost his job in Toronto because the Raptors wanted to advance further in the playoffs.In Detroit, it would be an accomplishment if Casey ...

Nick Kyrgios reignites ‘racist’ feud with swimming legend Dawn Fraser

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:14
Temperamental Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios reignited a feud with swimming legend Dawn Fraser Tuesday, calling her “racist” after she was honored by Queen Elizabeth ...

Rikuya Hoshino earns U.S. Open spot as late entry

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:13
Rikuya Hoshino was among the late additions to the U.S. Open field, organizers said Monday.The 22-year-old qualified for his first U.S. Open as he, along ...

Tokyo 2020 organizers plan to cap ticket prices at ¥300,000

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:13
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games plans to cap ticket prices at ¥300,000 ($2,720) while setting a minimum ticket price ...

Patrick Vieira leaves MLS coaching job, joins Nice as new manager

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:12
Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira was hired as manager of the French club Nice on Monday after leaving as coach of New York City FC.Vieira ...

Phil Mickelson pleased about course for U.S. Open

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:12
Phil Mickelson believes Shinnecock Hills is one of the best setups he’s ever seen for a U.S. Open.At least for 17 of the holes. The ...

Warriors to give Kevin Durant a blank check

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:02
Warriors general manager Bob Myers expects swift negotiations to re-sign two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant and coach Steve Kerr.Durant could sign for as ...

Julio Jones tells Falcons he will skip minicamp

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:56
Wide receiver Julio Jones told the Atlanta Falcons he won’t attend this week’s mandatory minicamp, the team announced Monday.“We have been in contact with Julio ...

Japan Under-19s to join senior team at World Cup camp

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 05:28
The Japan Football Association announced Monday it will send 23 Under-19 players to the country’s World Cup base in Russia to help the national team ...

Herrmann follows path from Harvard to Sendai

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 01:41
Frank Herrmann is still putting his Harvard University education to good use. Just not in the way, and certainly not in the place, he expected.Herrmann ...

Japan bolsters roster with Rui Hachimura, Nick Fazekas ahead of FIBA World Cup qualifiers

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 01:21
Japan’s men’s national basketball team will have its back against the wall during the Asian qualifiers for next year’s FIBA World Cup.The Japanese, however, are ...

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