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Matt Dominguez makes good first impression with Marines

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 02:15
It only took a handful of games for Matt Dominguez to become the biggest thing to hit the Chiba Lotte Marines since the Nazo no ...

Japan holds first practice since arriving at pre-World Cup camp

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 01:50
The Japan national team on Sunday held its first training session since arriving in the Austrian resort city of Innsbruck, where the Samurai Blue are ...

Angels score early, hold off Rangers for victory

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 00:54
Shohei Ohtani got his team’s first hit and also scored the first run of the game as the Los Angeles Angels posted a 3-1 win ...

Bryson DeChambeau wins Memorial

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 00:54
For the fourth straight year, Bryson DeChambeau leaves Ohio feeling like a winner.This time he had a trophy to show for it, and a handshake ...

Nasa Hataoka finishes 10th as Thai Ariya Jutanugarn wins U.S. Women’s Open

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 23:12
Nasa Hataoka finished in 10th place at an even-par 288 after Sunday’s fourth round of the U.S. Women’s Open, won by Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn after ...

Alexander Zverev digs deep to reach French Open quarterfinals

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 22:53
Second-seeded Alexander Zverev reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal the hard way, beating Karen Khachanov 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday for his ...

Stephen Curry, Warriors overwhelm Cavaliers in Game 2

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 22:13
Stephen Curry backpedaled in pure joy. He skipped, hollered and let the ball fly from everywhere with that feeling he gets when there’s no way ...

Neymar makes spectacular return for Brazil

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 20:29
Only three months ago, Brazil striker Neymar was on an operating table and in danger of missing the World Cup in Russia.Those fears largely disappeared ...

Kei Nishikori exits French Open after fourth-round defeat to Dominic Thiem

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 06:29
Lacking his usual speed and quickness, Kei Nishikori could only put up a brave fight in a 6-2, 6-0, 5-7, 6-4 fourth-round French Open loss ...

Akiyo Noguchi wins third straight bouldering World Cup event

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 04:37
Akiyo Noguchi won the women’s championship in the fifth event of the bouldering World Cup season on Sunday.Her victory at Esforta Arena Hachioji in western ...

New ozeki Tochinoshin to ask Georgian president to build sumo ring

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 04:32
Sumo wrestler Tochinoshin, who was recently promoted to the sport’s second-highest rank of ozeki, said Sunday he plans to ask Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili to ...

Daiki Enokida haunts former teammates as Lions sink Tigers

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 03:17
Daiki Enokida got his first chance to face his former club and helped pitch the Seibu Lions to a 10-5 interleague win over the Hanshin ...

Depleted Sunwolves lose to Brumbies

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 03:07
The Sunwolves were beaten 41-31 by the Brumbies at Canberra’s GIO Stadium on Sunday as the Super Rugby competition heads into the June break.With the ...

Mozu Ascot wins Yasuda Kinen in record-tying time

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:34
Mozu Ascot won the 68th running of the Yasuda Kinen on Sunday for the colt’s first Grade One victory.Ninth-favorite Mozu Ascot, ridden by jockey Christophe ...

Spurs’ Green helping NBA spread basketball gospel to Japan

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:10
Danny Green watched the wild events at the end of regulation in Game 1 of the NBA Finals unfold like everyone else.Unlike everyone else, Green, ...