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Surfing and Olympics still in love as wedding countdown continues

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 05:48
The sport's top athletes are taking the one-year postponement of the Tokyo Games in stride.

Coronavirus threatens to push German soccer fans back out of stadiums

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 05:09
The Bundesliga is moving closer to another run of what Germans call "ghost games” as the coronavirus threatens to reverse the tentative return of fans ...

Rockets GM Daryl Morey leaving team next month

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 04:46
Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is stepping down on his own accord.The Rockets announced the move Thursday night, a little over a year after ...

World champion Springboks withdraw from Rugby Championship

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 04:27
The decision reduces the tournament's field to just three teams contesting six matches beginning next month in Australia.

Yudai Ono should be on track for Sawamura Award if committee keeps its word

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 12:12
The prize ostensibly honors the pitcher who most embodies the legacy of Eiji Sawamura in a given year. It's hard to argue Ono doesn't fit ...

Japan women’s pro soccer WE League reveals 11 clubs for first season

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 11:22
The first WE League campaign will include seven J. League-affiliated clubs intended to give the new professional women’s soccer league a solid foundation of support.

Sumo’s ‘flying monkey’ ready to show he’s no one-hit wonder

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 09:45
Although diminutive by sumo standards, the makuuchi division's Tobizaru, whose ring name means "flying monkey," nearly defied the odds last month to become the first ...

Astros beat Rays to stay alive in ALCS

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 08:47
Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros are eager to match the 2004 Boston Red Sox in the history books.Beating the Tampa Bay Rays three more ...

PGA stars embracing unusual buildup to Masters

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 07:10
This is no ordinary road to the Masters.Instead of the tropical warmth of Florida in the spring, it starts in the hot desert air of ...

Alabama coach Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19 as virus wreaks havoc on SEC

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 05:20
New York – The Southeastern Conference had to postpone two games in the last three days because of positive COVID-19 tests, and now Alabama coach ...

Romelu Lukaku scores twice for Belgium in Nations League victory

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 05:08
Lukaku scored twice for Belgium in a win at Iceland to move to 55 international goals at the age of just 27.

Dodgers use 11-run first inning to crush Braves in Game 3 of NLCS

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 04:42
Max Muncy's grand slam capped a record-setting 11-run first inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who coasted to a rout of the Atlanta Braves.

Once-fearsome ozeki rank no longer sport’s ‘great barrier’

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 09:05
Wrestlers in sumo's second-highest rank have struggled to emulate the success of their peers in previous generations.

Rays beat Astros, move within one victory of World Series

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 08:32
Tampa Bay will look to sweep Houston on Wednesday and return to the World Series for the first time since the 2008 season.

Springboks given 48 hours to decide on Rugby Championship

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 08:21
Wellington – Rugby Championship organizers SANZAAR have given World Cup champion South Africa an additional 48 hours to decide whether they will compete in the ...

Players’ welfare is ‘main priority,’ says Asian soccer body

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 06:46
Hong Kong – Asian soccer’s governing body said player welfare was its “main priority” after criticism from the global players’ union that it had been ...

Esports stakeholders battle cheating as industry grows

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 06:04
Paris – The rapid growth of esports has increased the financial gains at stake and created a pressing need to fight the cheats and maintain ...

Japan beats Ivory Coast on late Naomichi Ueda header

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 04:58
Utrecht, Netherlands – Late substitute Naomichi Ueda struck an injury-time header to clinch a 1-0 friendly win for Japan over Ivory Coast on Tuesday.After being ...

NFL will test for COVID-19 on game days, has no bubble plans

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 04:49
New York – The NFL has no plans to move into a bubble as it takes several new steps to combat the spread of the ...

Hal Steinbrenner apologizes to Yankees fans, just like dad

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 04:32
New York – Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner apologized to the team’s fans for its postseason failure, much like his father did 39 years earlier.The Yankees ...