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Serena routs Strycova, will face Halep in bid for 24th Slam

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 23:44
Serena Williams made it look easy in the Wimbledon semifinals. What she really cares about, of course, is what comes next.That’s why she puts in ...

Simona Halep overcomes slow start to beat Elina Svitolina in Wimbledon semis

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 06:53
It seemed as if Simona Halep might be in for a long afternoon when her Wimbledon semifinal against Elina Svitolina on Thursday began with a ...

Ex-cruiserweight champ Denis Lebedev retires

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 06:27
Former world cruiserweight boxing champion Denis Lebedev has retired at age 39 after a lengthy and colorful career, it was announced on Thursday.Lebedev won the ...

Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny refuses to join preseason tour, club says

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 04:06
Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny has refused to travel with the squad for its preseason tour to the United States, the Premier League club said on ...

Ex-NFL defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth needs kidney transplant

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 03:52
Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth said on social media on Wednesday that he needs a kidney transplant.The 38-year-old Haynesworth posted on Instagram ...

Milan clubs submit $1.3 billion, 60,000-seat stadium plan

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 03:44
AC Milan and Inter Milan formally want to build a new stadium. The 2026 Olympics looks set to lose its intended opening ceremony venue.The storied ...

Yokozuna rivals remain unbeaten after fifth day

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 03:30
Yokozuna Kakuryu and Hakuho stayed unbeaten on Thursday to keep their share of the lead at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.The two Mongolians are tied ...

Sumo 101: Teahouses

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 03:30
There are many ways to purchase sumo tickets.As with other sports, phone or online sales, as well as specialized ticket agents account for a large ...

Antonio Lang enjoying Summer League coaching challenge, seeing growth of Japanese basketball

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 03:01
One familiar face for Japanese basketball fans is currently serving as a head coach during the ongoing NBA Summer League.Antonio Lang, a former long-time player ...

Peter Sagan sprints to victory in Tour de France Stage 5

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 02:09
Peter Sagan of Slovakia won the fifth stage of the Tour de France Wednesday as Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe kept the race leader’s yellow jersey.The three-time ...

Penguins forward Matt Cullen retires after 21 seasons

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 02:09
Matt Cullen, who was the oldest player in the NHL last season, retired Wednesday at the age of 42.The forward played 21 seasons in the ...

Fourth season set to commence Oct. 3

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 01:12
The first three seasons in league history zoomed by — or so it seemed — in the blink of an eye, with new stars emerging ...

Dizzying spell sends India out, New Zealand into final

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 00:46
A dizzying 45-minute spell of high-class pace bowling sent India spiraling out of the Cricket World Cup.It also moved New Zealand, thriving once again as ...

Roger Federer rallies past Kei Nishikori for 100th Wimbledon win, advances to semifinals

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 00:26
Kei Nishikori lost to Roger Federer on Wednesday, failing in his bid to become the first Japanese man in 86 years to reach the semifinals ...

Jim Bouton, former MLB pitcher and ‘Ball Four’ author, dies at 80

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 23:14
Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book “Ball Four,” has died. He ...

Kei Nishikori falls as Roger Federer wins 100th Wimbledon match to reach 13th semi-final

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 11:22
Roger Federer racked up his 100th match win at Wimbledon on Wednesday to reach his 13th semi-final at the All England Club and a possible ...

Carp’s losing streak hits 11 with latest loss against Dragons

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 06:48
Two-straight bases-loaded walks extended the Hiroshima Carp’s losing streak to 11 games in a 2-1 loss to the Chunichi Dragons on Wednesday.The Carp, CL champions ...

If experience matters, Serena Williams has major edge at Wimbledon

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 06:27
One of the Wimbledon semifinalists has won 23 major titles. The other three women playing Thursday have combined to win one.If experience and accomplishments count ...

Recycling project for 2020 Games medals achieves goal

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 05:49
The recycled metal needed to produce next summer’s 5,000 Olympic and Paralympic medals has been collected and refined, the Tokyo Games organizing committee said Wednesday.The ...

Sumo 101: Kokugikan

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 03:43
Three of the six yearly Grand Sumo tournaments are held in Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.The large structure, located next to the Edo-Tokyo Museum in Sumida Ward, ...

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