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Ex-star catcher Akihiro Yano to take helm of Hanshin top team

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:30
Hanshin Tigers minor league manager Akihiro Yano accepted a promotion that will make him the top team manager, the seven-time All-Star catcher revealed Monday.Yano will ...

Curry, Warriors ready to fend off NBA rivals

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:13
Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry will enjoy watching the Golden State Warriors hoist another championship banner Tuesday when they open the 2018-19 season against Oklahoma ...

Patriots edge Chiefs in thriller

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:11
Tom Brady needed everything he had to fend off Patrick Mahomes — including his legs.Stephen Gostkowski hit a 28-yard field goal as time expired, and ...

Novak Djokovic sweeps past Borna Coric for fourth Shanghai Masters title

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:11
Novak Djokovic won a record fourth Shanghai Masters title with a 6-3, 6-4 win over 13th-seeded Borna Coric on Sunday.The second-seeded Djokovic has won all ...

Giants riding wave of momentum into final stage showdown against Carp

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:09
Tomoyuki Sugano turned, slapped his glove and thrust both arms into air once the ball was safely secure in Daikan Yoh’s glove in center field. ...

Red Sox bounce back in Game 2, even series

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 22:16
David Price went home a winner in a postseason start for the first time in his career.That, he insisted, is all he ever cared about. ...

IOC rising star Patrick Baumann dies at Youth Olympics

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 20:51
Patrick Baumann, the secretary general of basketball’s world governing body who was seen as a potential IOC president, has died at the Youth Olympics. He ...

Tomoyuki Sugano-no: near-perfect game sends Giants to CL Climax Series final

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 06:19
If there was any lingering doubt about who Japan’s best pitcher was, Tomoyuki Sugano put it to rest.Just like he did the Tokyo Yakult Swallows’ ...

Levanga find redemption, earn series split against Sunrockers

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 06:00
This time, the verdict was clear.After a loss by the slimmest of margins on Saturday night, Levanga Hokkaido returned to action on Sunday afternoon and ...

Baseball: Tigers ask farm manager Yano to take top job

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 05:13
The Hanshin Tigers have asked their minor league manager, Akihiro Yano, to take over as their top manager for next year, an informed source said ...

Jim Taylor, fierce fullback for mighty Packers, dies at 83

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 05:12
Jim Taylor, the ferocious Hall of Fame fullback who embodied the Green Bay Packers’ unstoppable ground game during the Vince Lombardi era and helped the ...

Fighters tie series with clutch eighth inning

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 04:39
Three straight two-out, eighth-inning doubles by Haruki Nishikawa, Taishi Ota and Kensuke Konda lifted the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters to a 4-2 win in Sunday’s ...

Justin Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers in NLCS Game 2

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 04:31
Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers know all about performing in the postseason.Backed into a tough spot Saturday, the red-headed slugger delivered once again. ...

Grizzlies rookie Yuta Watanabe makes opening-night roster

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 04:29
Memphis Grizzlies rookie Yuta Watanabe was one of 17 players named on Saturday to the team’s opening-day roster.The 24-year-old Watanabe signed a two-year, two-way contract ...

Almond Eye wins Triple Crown for Japanese fillies

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 04:29
Top pick Almond Eye became the fifth horse to complete the Japanese fillies’ Triple Crown on Sunday following a victory at the Shuka-sho.Almond Eye, ridden ...

Pressure on Germany manager Joachim Loew after heavy loss to the Netherlands

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 04:25
Coach Joachim Loew made history twice on Saturday night: he led Germany for a record 168th time before seeing his team lose to the Netherlands ...

Marinos, Bellmare reach Levain Cup final

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 04:23
Goals from Hugo Vieira and Teruhito Nakagawa sent Yokohama F. Marinos into the Levain Cup final after a 2-2 semifinal second-leg draw with Kashima Antlers ...

After 22 defeats, Gibraltar finally wins a competitive game

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 04:16
Little Gibraltar finally won its first competitive match after 22 defeats on Saturday when it beat Armenia — who featured Arsenal star Henrikh Mkhitaryan — ...

Michael Schumacher’s son Mick wins F3 European title

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 04:14
That’s one more racing title for the Schumacher family.Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher, secured the Formula 3 European Championship title on ...

Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho victorious in return to the mat

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 04:07
Four-time Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho on Sunday won her first competition since returning from a two-year break after winning gold at the 2016 Rio ...

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