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BayStars southpaw Imanaga notches 10th win of season

4 hours 57 min ago
Shota Imanaga struck out seven over as many shutout innings as the second-year lefty picked up his 10th win of the season in the Yokohama ...
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Ex-world championships marathon runner Hara arrested for shoplifting

5 hours 46 min ago
Police arrested Thursday former marathon runner Yumiko Hara on suspicion of shoplifting.Hara, who represented Japan in two world championships and placed sixth in the women’s ...
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Former Notre Dame star, NBA forward Tommy Hawkins dies at 80

8 hours 2 min ago
Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year ...
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Ronaldo describes ban as ‘persecution’

8 hours 13 min ago
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo has bitterly criticized his five-game suspension for pushing a referee who had sent him off, describing the ban as “persecution.”Ronaldo wrote ...
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Ebinuma nominated for key post with International Judo Federation

8 hours 21 min ago
Masashi Ebinuma, a two-time Olympic bronze medalist in the men’s 66-kg division, is among 17 judoka nominated for the nine available places on the International ...
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Padres’ Weaver retires after 12-year pitching career

8 hours 23 min ago
Padres right-hander Jered Weaver announced his retirement before San Diego played the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.Weaver, a three-time All-Star, battled health issues since signing with ...
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Japan sprinters hungry for greater success

8 hours 24 min ago
Another medal-earning feat by the Japan men’s 4×100-meter relay team at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London was certainly an encouraging sign, and now ...
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Top seeds advance on day filled with upsets

9 hours 10 min ago
Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova — the No. 1 seeds in the Western & Southern Open — advanced with straight-set wins Wednesday, while the rest ...
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Ishikawa shifts focus to next season, securing PGA Tour card

10 hours 13 min ago
Ryo Ishikawa said Wednesday that winning the season-ending Wyndham Championship is not a realistic season-ending goal.Instead, he simply wants to prepare to battle his way ...
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Dodgers stage ninth-inning rally in dramatic triumph over White Sox

10 hours 27 min ago
Yu Darvish gave up three homers in his home debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers and missed out on a chance at a ninth win.The ...
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Journeyman Hamilton gives Bambitious boost in frontcourt

11 hours 48 min ago
The Bambitious Nara’s recent signing of Gary Hamilton signals the team’s serious commitment to winning.Vying for supremacy in the B. League’s second division will be ...
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Real Madrid polishes off Barcelona sans Ronaldo, captures Spanish Super Cup

12 hours 25 min ago
Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 to complete a 5-1 victory on aggregate in the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday, dominating its fiercest rival without the ...
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Top League returns with new format

12 hours 46 min ago
The new Japan Rugby Top League season kicks off Friday with five games being played across the country.Defending champion Suntory Sungoliath open their campaign against ...
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Kuramoto connects on sayonara double as BayStars beat Dragons

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:07
Toshihiko Kuramoto doubled home the game-ending run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Yokohama BayStars came from behind to edge the Chunichi ...
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Nishikori to miss remainder of season due to ruptured wrist tendon

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:02
Kei Nishikori will sit out the remainder of the season due to rupturing his right wrist tendon, his management firm said Wednesday.Nishikori, ranked ninth in ...
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Hanyu makes emotional return to Yokohama rink

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:00
Two-time figure skating world champion and 2014 Sochi Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu performed an exhibition program Wednesday at a rink where he has special ...
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Vissel fire manager Nelsinho

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:22
Vissel Kobe have terminated the contract of manager Nelsinho due to the side’s poor performance this season, despite having acquired former Germany striker Lukas Podolski ...
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Sugita ousts Sock in Cincinnati first round

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:32
Yuichi Sugita took advantage of 43 unforced errors by Jack Sock to oust the U.S. 13th seed 7-5, 6-4 in the first round of the ...
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Stanton keeps homer streak alive before Marlins cough up late lead

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:30
All eyes are on Giancarlo Stanton and he keeps delivering.Baseball’s $325 million man homered in his sixth consecutive game to give him a major league-leading ...
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LeBron blasts ‘so-called President’ Trump

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:33
Speaking from his heart and for unity, LeBron James went after President Trump, calling him the “so-called president” while calling for unity in light of ...
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