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Upset-minded Japan falls as England’s reserves rise to occasion

3 hours 13 min ago
The history books will show England beat Japan 35-15 on Saturday in front of 81,000 fans at Twickenham Stadium, but for 55 minutes Michael Leitch ...

Spirited team effort guides Lakestars to victory over NeoPhoenix

14 hours 22 min ago
There were two 30-point scorers in Saturday’s series opener in Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, exciting the home fans and the away supporters.The Shiga Lakestars, however, dominated ...

Yuzuru Hanyu overcomes ankle injury to earn Cup of Russia title

14 hours 44 min ago
Yuzuru Hanyu overcame an injury to his right ankle to win the men’s title at the Cup of Russia on Saturday.Hanyu, the two-time defending Olympic ...

Sumo 101: Tsuriyane (Raised roof)

17 hours 51 min ago
One of the most striking sights in sumo is the giant roof suspended over the ring.The 5.9-metric-ton structure is modeled on the roofs of Shinto ...

Promoter says Floyd Mayweather-Tenshin Nasukawa exhibition match back on for New Year’s Eve

18 hours 1 min ago
Floyd Mayweather’s match against kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa is once again on for New Year’s Eve as an exhibition fight with knockouts allowed but likely no ...

Nao Kodaira cruises to another World Cup victory over 500 meters

18 hours 26 min ago
Nao Kodaira kept her long-running win streak over 500 meters alive Saturday by claiming gold at a World Cup event on home ice.A day after ...

Takakeisho handed first loss

18 hours 31 min ago
Takakeisho relinquished his unbeaten record but kept a share of the lead at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday.The 22-year-old komusubi dropped to 6-1 ...

No. 1 Kento Momota suffers shock defeat in Hong Kong semifinals

18 hours 32 min ago
Top-ranked Kento Momota was sent packing in the Hong Kong Open semifinals Saturday after a stunning loss to South Korean Son Wan-ho.Son triumphed 18-21, 21-16, ...

Matsumoto Yamaga capture J2 title, earn promotion back to top flight

19 hours 1 min ago
Matsumoto Yamaga wrapped up the J. League second-division championship Saturday with a 0-0 draw at home against Tokushima Vortis, winning promotion back to the top ...

Kyrie Irving carries Celtics past Raptors with dynamic effort in fourth quarter and OT

20 hours 21 min ago
Kyrie Irving had 11 straight Boston points down the stretch and scored 17 in all in the last 8:06 of the fourth quarter.Then in overtime, ...

Phoenix triumph in return to field

20 hours 28 min ago
The Phoenix are back on the field.The Nihon University football team, which has been suspended by the Kantoh Collegiate Football Association for the 2018 season ...

Big Game postponed due to California wildfire

20 hours 31 min ago
The annual Big Game between Stanford and California scheduled for Saturday was postponed two weeks because of the unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area ...

Final four now set for ATP Finals

20 hours 31 min ago
Alexander Zverev set up a semifinal with six-time champion Roger Federer by defeating John Isner 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 on Friday.Zverev is the youngest player at ...

Nasa Hataoka slips to tie for 13th with 4-over 76

20 hours 32 min ago
Nasa Hataoka shot a 4-over-par 76 and dropped into a seven-way tie for 13th after Friday’s second round of the CME Group Tour Championship, the ...

Hiroki Sakai scores, concedes penalty in Japan’s draw with Venezuela

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:58
Hiroki Sakai struck his first senior international goal before conceding a penalty Friday night as Japan drew 1-1 with Venezuela but stayed unbeaten under head ...

Yuzuru Hanyu builds huge lead after Cup of Russia short program

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:43
Yuzuru Hanyu built a 20-point lead in the short program at the Cup of Russia on Friday.The two-time defending Olympic champion landed a clean quadruple ...

James Southerland’s big fourth quarter seals Mikawa’s victory over Nagoya

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:07
Syracuse University alum James Southerland scored 15 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter as the SeaHorses Mikawa topped the visiting Nagoya Diamond Dolphins ...

Carp sign veteran left-hander Kyle Regnault

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 05:02
The Hiroshima Carp added more left-handed bullpen depth on Friday, when the three-time defending Central League champs announced the signing of Kyle Regnault.Regnault, who will ...

Wayne Rooney scoreless in 120th, final England appearance

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 03:39
Wayne Rooney’s record-breaking England career ended with a first: relief not to score.Whenever the striker touched the ball after coming on in the 58th minute, ...

Nao Kodaira claims 30th straight victory in 500-meter races

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 03:30
Nao Kodaira opened her World Cup season with another 500-meter victory on Friday, while her compatriots captured their eighth straight World Cup women’s team pursuit ...

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