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Tanaka, Darvish deliver drama

1 hour 36 min ago
Once Masahiro Tanaka and Yu Darvish got done dominating, the hitters finally had a chance. And after midnight, Ronald Torreyes lined an RBI single with ...
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Devils make Hischier No. 1 pick

1 hour 58 min ago
Nico Hischier became the first Swiss player to be taken first overall Friday when the New Jersey Devils made the slick center the top pick ...
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Magic counting on Ball to turn around lame Lakers

2 hours 7 min ago
Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers’ training complex, where the 16-time NBA champions’ nine retired numbers ...
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Japan’s Hamamura works three scoreless innings, earns victory on 22nd birthday against U.S.

3 hours 13 min ago
The Japan women’s national softball team defeated the United States 3-0 on Friday in the first game of a three-game exhibition series. Natsuko Suga belted ...
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Sani Brown advances to 100-meter final with fastest time at nationals

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:16
Abdul Hakim Sani Brown twice clocked 10.06 seconds at the National Athletics Championships Friday to reach the men’s 100-meter final with the fastest time. On ...
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Dragons’ Valdes rises to challenge against Giants’ Sugano

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:00
Raul Valdes never blinked. Locked in a pitcher’s duel against a player considered by many to be no worse than one of the best two ...
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WBC flyweight champ Higa sets sights on greater notoriety

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 13:44
Daigo Higa said becoming the WBC flyweight champion last month has given him more to fight for as he resumed training on Friday. “Becoming a ...
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Prolific winner Sako, a JBL legend, joins national team coaching staff

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 13:01
The Japan Basketball Association announced on Friday that former star guard Kenichi Sako has been hired as an assistant coach for the men’s national team. ...
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Darvish, Tanaka display different moods before first duel in MLB

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:38
Texas Rangers hurler Yu Darvish and New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka are approaching their upcoming showdown with contrasting states of mind. A day before ...
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Yamashita named new All Japan Judo Federation chairman

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:35
Yasuhiro Yamashita, the men’s open-weight category gold medalist at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, was appointed as the new chairman of the All Japan Judo ...
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Legendary ASU football coach Frank Kush dies at 88

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:38
Frank Kush, the fearsome coach who transformed Arizona State from a backwater football program into a powerhouse, died Thursday. He was 88. “Coach Kush built ...
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Raiders QB Carr agrees to $125 million extension

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:37
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr finalized a five-year contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season. Carr tweeted that ...
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Big Papi awaits No. 34 jersey retirement

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:31
Ted Williams waited 24 years after his last at-bat before the Boston Red Sox hung his No. 9 from the Fenway Park facade. Bobby Doerr ...
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Former Canada ski coach Charest found guilty on 37 charges in sex trial

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:31
A Quebec judge has found a former high-performance Canadian ski coach guilty of 37 charges related to the exploitation and sexual assault of young female ...
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Vick’s father arrested on drug-ring charge

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:25
The father of former NFL star Michael Vick has been arrested on charges of being involved in a drug ring. The Virginian-Pilot reports that federal ...
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Jeter needs cash to buy Marlins: source

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:23
Derek Jeter told Major League Baseball on Thursday he doesn’t yet have the necessary money to buy the Miami Marlins and is still seeking help ...
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Andrisevic named new Hiroshima Dragonflies coach

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:20
Jamie Andrisevic, who served as an assistant coach for the Kyoto Hannaryz last season, has been hired as the new bench boss of the Hiroshima ...
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Iwano set to compete in Junior Grand Prix series

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:11
Moa Iwano, one of Japan’s top novice skaters the past two seasons, has been selected to participate in the upcoming Junior Grand Prix series, The ...
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76ers take Fultz with No. 1 pick

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 08:53
Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. Fultz and ...
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Patriots QB Brady wraps up tour of Asia with trip to Tokyo

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 08:31
In the span of six days, Tom Brady threw passes on the Great Wall of China, rubbed shoulders with a Korean pop star in Shanghai, ...
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