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Ventforet advance to Levain Cup quarterfinals with aggregate triumph over Reds

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 06:15
Second-division Ventforet Kofu on Saturday advanced to the quarterfinals of the Levain Cup with a 3-2 aggregate playoff victory over the Urawa Reds.A 27th-minute goal ...

Dragons’ Onelki Garcia notches second shutout of season

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 04:28
Onelki Garcia struck out eight over the distance as the Chunichi Dragons blanked the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 3-0 in interleague play on Saturday.The left-hander Garcia ...

MLB scouts eye Yusei Kikuchi, Tomoyuki Sugano

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 02:31
On Friday night at Tokyo Dome, the Seibu Lions and Yomiuri Giants each sent their ace to the mound, creating a marquee matchup of the ...

Liverpool icon Kenny Dalglish knighted

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 02:20
Former Liverpool player and manager Kenny Dalglish was knighted on Friday.The Anfield icon was honored by Queen Elizabeth II for services to soccer, charity and ...

Brave Blossoms rout Italy in opener

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 02:19
Japan conjured a hat trick of magical scores to floor Six Nations side Italy 34-17 on Saturday in the first game of their two-match rugby ...

Germany displays unimpressive form in victory over Saudi Arabia

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 02:18
Defending World Cup champion Germany defeated Saudi Arabia 2-1 on Friday for a timely but unimpressive win just over a week before its title defense ...

Yankees top Mets in Subway Series opener; Masahiro Tanaka leaves game with pain in hamstrings

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 01:48
Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Jacob deGrom on an eighth-inning changeup, and the New York Yankees beat the reeling Mets 4-1 Friday ...

Samurai Blue get blanked by Switzerland in friendly

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 01:15
Japan lost 2-0 to Switzerland in a pre-World Cup friendly on Friday, just six days before the start of the tournament in Russia.Ricardo Rodriguez and ...

Warriors sweep Cavs to repeat

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 01:06
There were still a few seconds left on the clock when the Golden State Warriors stormed off their bench to begin a celebration that wasn’t ...

Shohei Ohtani goes on disabled list with injury to elbow

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 01:04
The Los Angeles Angels said Friday that Shohei Ohtani has gone on the disabled list with an injury to his right pitching elbow.The club said ...

Brazilian tennis legend Maria Bueno dies at 78

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 23:27
Maria Bueno, the Brazilian “queen” of tennis, who won three Wimbledon and four U.S. championship singles titles, died Friday in Sao Paulo at age 78, ...

Hozumi, Ninomiya reach doubles final

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 21:14
Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya on Friday advanced to the women’s doubles final at the French Open with a straight-sets semifinal win over No. 8 ...

After 127 years, Kolisi to open new Springboks chapter

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 19:38
After 127 years, 478 Tests and 60 white captains, Siyamthanda ‘Siya’ Kolisi will open a new chapter in South African rugby on Saturday when he ...

Angels star Ohtani out at least three weeks with elbow sprain

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 18:50
Shohei Ohtani was put on the disabled list by the Los Angeles Angels with a sprained ligament in his pitching elbow Friday, an ominous injury ...

Lions ace Yusei Kikuchi outduels Giants star Tomoyuki Sugano

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 07:11
The pitching matchup between aces Yusei Kikuchi and Tomoyuki Sugano fizzled out early on Friday night.As for the Seibu Lions’ lineup, well, they were as ...

Japan women rout Taiwan in exhibition contest

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 07:02
The Japan women’s national team dominated at both ends of the floor and annihilated Taiwan 96-66 in an exhibition game at Arena Tachikawa Tachihi on ...

Brave Blossoms, Azzurri set for Rugby World Cup dress rehearsal in Oita

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 04:38
Jamie Joseph’s Japan team and the city of Oita will get a taste of what to expect at the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Saturday ...

Ex-NBA player Glen Davis charged with assault outside a West Hollywood club

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 04:29
Los Angeles County prosecutors say former NBA player Ronald Glen Davis has been charged with attacking a man outside a club in West Hollywood.The district ...

Japan to face Costa Rica in international friendly in September

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 03:23
Japan will play Costa Rica in an international friendly in September, the Japan Football Association announced Friday.Japan, currently 61st in the FIFA rankings, will battle ...

Former Yomiuri Giants standout Miles Mikolas improves to 7-1 with Cardinals

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 03:14
Miles Mikolas was prepared to change jerseys — but he was pitching too well to pull the trigger.The Cardinals right-hander had four uniform tops waiting ...

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