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Nathan Chen matches Brian Boitano with fourth straight national title

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Rocketman has launched — straight to a fourth national title.With stratospheric jumps and the sort of stage presence that even Elton John would appreciate, Nathan ...

Pro Bowlers remember Kobe Bryant as AFC tops NFC again

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Green Bay linebacker Za’Darius Smith hastily organized an homage to Kobe Bryant minutes before the Pro Bowl.Smith and his NFC teammates learned about Bryant’s death ...

Kobe Bryant’s death leaves NBA players, others in shock

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Kobe Bryant authored some of his most memorable moments at Madison Square Garden and made himself a centerpiece of the Lakers-Celtics rivalry.Bryant was remembered for ...

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 22:29
Retired professional basketball star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning.He was 41. The former Los Angeles Laker and ...

Amid tears and laughter, underdog Tokushoryu brings down house after winning maiden title

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 14:17
After a victory no one would have dared predict, Tokushoryu also proved to be a champion in the afterglow on Sunday.After spending 12 of sumo’s ...

Brex beat Evessa to remain in playoff chase

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 14:09
Three wins separate the top four teams in the six-team East Division, and the Utsunomiya Brex are in a spirited fight along with the Alvark ...

Steelers edge Sungoliath in intense rematch of 2019 final

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 13:56
Dan Carter kicked 15 points as Kobe Kobelco Steelers, the Japan Top League defending champions, won a scintillating rematch with last season’s runners-up Suntory Sungoliath ...

Kashiwado carved out place despite presence of legend

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 13:29
There have been a few rikishi in the history of sumo whose careers have been akin to supermassive black holes — so overwhelmingly dominant that ...

Mizuki Matsuda wins Osaka Women’s Marathon, takes big step toward 2020 Olympic berth

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 13:24
Mizuki Matsuda won the Osaka Women’s Marathon, a race which doubled as a qualifier for this summer’s 2020 Tokyo Games, for the second time in ...

Tokushoryu perseveres for first Emperor’s Cup of career

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 12:16
Rank-and-filer Tokushoryu overcame all odds at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament and beat ozeki Takakeisho in the final bout on Sunday to win his ...

Sofia Kenin beats Coco Gauff in fourth round to reach quarterfinals

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 10:02
Coco Gauff’s latest history-making Grand Slam run at age 15 ended with a 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-0 loss in the Australian Open’s fourth round to ...

LeBron James passes Kobe Bryant on NBA scoring list in Lakers’ loss

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 09:10
LeBron James was a teenager when he first met Kobe Bryant at a youth basketball camp, in awe of his idol and ears open as ...

NHL’s young stars step up during All-Star showcase

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 08:54
Young Laila Anderson delivered one of the most poignant moments of the weekend when she introduced the Blues’ four All-Stars. The players who stood out ...

Jon Rahm taking lead into final round at Torrey Pines

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 05:32
Jon Rahm is playing some of his best golf with two victories and a runner-up in his last four tournaments. He was at his best ...

Nathan Chen soars to personal best in dominant short program at U.S. Championships

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 04:39
Coming off illness and spending much of his days as a full-time college student, Nathan Chen shouldn’t have been capable of setting a personal best ...

BayStars unveil Keita Sano as team’s new captain

Sat, 01/25/2020 - 14:51
Keita Sano modeled the Yokohama BayStars’ new visitors’ uniform on a slightly windy Saturday night at Osanbashi Pier in Yokohama. While all the BayStars will ...

Alvark outplay Grouses in series opener

Sat, 01/25/2020 - 14:38
Alvark Tokyo guard Seiya Ando didn’t participate in the B. League All-Star Game on Jan. 18 in Sapporo, but he’s demonstrated time after time that ...

Russian women lead after short program at European Championships

Sat, 01/25/2020 - 14:03
Russia is set to sweep the women’s event at the European Figure Skating Championships on Friday, after dominating the pairs.Alena Kostornaia took the women’s lead ...

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal keeps it simple in chaotic third round at Australian Open

Sat, 01/25/2020 - 13:07
Rafael Nadal was awake at 1 a.m., engrossed in Roger Federer’s third-round match at the Australian Open.The top-ranked Nadal explained, after beating fellow Spaniard Pablo ...

Wild Knights, Brave Lupus stay unbeaten

Sat, 01/25/2020 - 12:01
The Panasonic Wild Knights and Toshiba Brave Lupus maintained their unbeaten starts to the Japan Rugby Top League season on Saturday with wins over the ...

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