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Show of respect: ANA changes flight number to 51 for Ichiro’s departure to Seattle

2 hours 50 min ago
A day after announcing his retirement, Ichiro Suzuki flew back to Seattle on Friday from Tokyo’s Narita airport aboard a flight that honored the No. ...

Baseball legend Sadaharu Oh praises Ichiro’s contributions to the game

3 hours 18 min ago
Hall of Famer Sadaharu Oh said Friday that, like the rest of Japan, he was riveted by Ichiro Suzuki’s last game and his retirement news ...

Yusei Kikuchi feels blessed to have been Ichiro’s teammate

3 hours 35 min ago
Yusei Kikuchi went silent for exactly one minute, struggling to both express himself and maintain control of his emotions.He stared ahead, fighting back tears. He’d ...

Sumo 101: Consistent losers

4 hours 5 min ago
Ted Williams famously said, “Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of 10 and be considered a ...

Hakuho on course for title

4 hours 6 min ago
Yokozuna Hakuho inched toward a record-extending 42nd career championship with a win over ozeki Goeido on Friday, the 13th day of the Spring Grand Sumo ...

LIVEBLOG: 2019 ISU World Championships — Women’s Free Skate

7 hours 1 min ago
We’re following the action of the Women’s Free Skate at the 2019 ISU World Championships, being held at the Saitama Super Arena.

Rui Hachimura sparks Gonzaga in rout of Fairleigh Dickinson in NCAA Tournament first round

7 hours 43 min ago
When it comes to a 16 seed beating a 1, it’s still true — anything really can happen in the NCAA Tournament.Just not on Thursday ...

Sunwolves kicked out of Super Rugby after 2020 season

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 23:38
The Sunwolves’ exit from Super Rugby was confirmed Friday with the tournament organizer saying in a press release that the immediate future of the competition ...

Photo gallery: 2019 ISU World Championships — Men’s Short Program

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 22:48
The 2019 ISU World Championships continued at Saitama Super Arena on Thursday. Here’s a selection of photos from the men’s short program. U.S. champion Nathan ...

Fans and friends express surprised at baseball star Ichiro Suzuki’s retirement and admiration for his achievements

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 21:22
Baseball star Ichiro Suzuki’s retirement announcement Thursday shocked fans and friends across the country, who say they admire his achievements.“He is my hero. I began ...

Ichiro’s remarkable baseball journey comes to an end

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:38
When it was finally time for it end, after a career that began in 1992 in Kobe, Ichiro Suzuki turned to the crowd at Tokyo ...

Mariners triumph in 12th as A’s defense falters

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:27
Maybe the Seattle Mariners and Oakland A’s thought that if they kept playing, Ichiro Suzuki couldn’t leave baseball.The game had to end at some point, ...

Nathan Chen rises to occasion in short program, builds commanding lead at world championships

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:46
Defending world champion Nathan Chen secured a huge lead with a stellar short program on Thursday night at the world championships.The 19-year-old student at Yale ...

Naomi Osaka maintains silence over ex-coach’s lawsuit

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:51
World No. 1 Naomi Osaka refused on Wednesday to become embroiled in a dispute with one of her former coaches who is suing her for ...

JBA establishes committee to cope with verbal, physical abuse on teams throughout nation

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:07
Oppressive actions such as corporal punishment and verbal abuse of athletes by coaches and those who have positions of authority have clearly been a major ...

Sumo 101: Could-have-beens

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 04:20
Sumo has no shortage of legends.From titanic yokozuna that dominated in the ring, to plucky underdogs that achieved far more than a lack of size ...

Hakuho stays one win ahead of pack

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 04:20
Yokozuna Hakuho defeated ozeki Tochinoshin on Wednesday to retain his lead at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament with 12 straight wins.Hakuho faced little challenge from ...

Mariners icon Ichiro Suzuki plans to retire: source

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:53
A 10-time All-Star and Gold Glove Award-winner, Ichiro set Major League Baseball’s record for hits in a single season with 262 in 2004.

Mike Trout, Angels agree to record $432 million, 12-year deal

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 01:51
Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday announced their 12-year contract, a record deal that ties baseball’s top player to Los Angeles for ...

ISU launches probe after Korean skater Lim Eun-soo hurt by Mariah Bell during warm-ups at world championships

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 01:24
Figure skating’s global governing body is set to investigate claims America’s Mariah Bell deliberately injured South Korean rival Lim Eun-soo during a warm-up at the ...