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San Jose scores four goals in 4 minutes, then wins Game 7 in OT

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 05:52
In San Jose, the game will always be remembered as the Pavelski Payback for the four goals scored on one power play after the Sharks’ ...

Tony Brown opts against major changes as Sunwolves prepare to face Highlanders

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 05:32
Sunwolves coach Tony Brown resisted making many changes following last week’s meltdown against the Hurricanes as he named his side Wednesday for their Round 11 ...

Japan Sumo Association reprimands yokozuna Hakuho for leading cheer at Spring Basho

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 05:32
Yokozuna Hakuho received a minor reprimand from the Japan Sumo Association on Wednesday for leading an impromptu cheer after his victory at last month’s Spring ...

U.S.-style draft opens world of possibilities for sumo

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:37
Sumo has no free agency.Once a man enters a stable there is no system in place to allow transfers to a different one. Of course ...

Yuta Watanabe not distracted by rising profile in Japan

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:36
Yuta Watanabe has certainly become a basketball celebrity in Japan, having become the second-ever player from the country to play in the NBA this season.But ...

Vissel faces challenges after week of turmoil

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:36
Seven weeks ago, David Villa’s first J. League goal in front of an enthusiastic home crowd led even the most cynical of observers to wonder ...

Maeda struggles as Dodgers fall against Cubs

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:21
Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda took his second loss of the season after a nightmare start Tuesday, giving up six runs in a 7-2 ...

Renowned running coach Yoshio Koide dead at 80

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:03
Long-distance running coach Yoshio Koide, who helped Japan become a powerhouse in women’s marathon in the 1990s and 2000s, died Wednesday, sources close to him ...

Toronto’s exit extends Canada’s Stanley Cup drought to 26 years

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 02:51
Many current NHL players were either not yet born or too young to remember the last time a Canadian team hoisted the Stanley Cup. The ...

Portland’s Damian Lillard stuns Thunder with last-second 3-pointer

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 01:24
Damian Lillard hit a 37-footer at the buzzer and finished with career playoff-high 50 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers eliminate the Oklahoma City ...

Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid usher 76ers past Nets and into next round

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 21:06
Ben Simmons thumped his chest after a big dunk, Joel Embiid pointed toward an overmatched defender on a slam of his own, and the Philadelphia ...

‘East Hokkaido Cranes’ to succeed Nippon Paper franchise

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:31
Asia League Ice Hockey said Tuesday it has approved an application for a successor team to Japan’s Nippon Paper Cranes, which closed the curtain on ...

Naomi Osaka ‘dodged bullet’ in Stuttgart as rival Simona Halep pulls out

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 18:55
World No. 1 Naomi Osaka said Tuesday she had “dodged a bullet” after Simona Halep, her main pursuer in the WTA rankings, pulled out of ...

Giants’ Shun Yamaguchi silences Swallows in eight scoreless innings

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 06:58
Shun Yamaguchi tossed eight innings of one-hit ball on Tuesday night as the Yomiuri Giants pounded the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 9-0 in a battle for ...

Frontale draw with visiting Ulsan in Asian Champions League group stage

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 06:38
Kawasaki Frontale blew an early lead and drew 2-2 with visiting South Korean side Ulsan Hyundai in an Asian Champions League Group H match on ...

Andres Iniesta replaces Lukas Podolski as Vissel Kobe captain

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 06:16
Andres Iniesta on Tuesday was named Vissel Kobe’s new captain, a week after German teammate Lukas Podolski relinquished the armband.The club announced on Twitter that ...

Kei Nishikori reaches third round in Barcelona

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 05:57
Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round of the Barcelona Open on Tuesday following a 7-5, 6-2 win against Taylor Fritz of the United States.The ...

Zeljko Pavlicevic recounts abrupt departure from Libya, trip to Tunisia in aftermath of Tripoli attack

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 05:47
Veteran bench boss Zeljko Pavlicevic steered Al-Ittihad to the brink of a potential deep run in the Libyan League playoffs earlier this spring.But the outbreak ...

Former Brave Blossoms coach Eddie Jones laments demise of Sunwolves

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 04:05
Former Japan coach Eddie Jones said Tuesday that the Japan Rugby Football Union needs to find an alternative to the Sunwolves if it is to ...

Despite great expectations, Rui Hachimura faces big challenge in quantum leap to NBA

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 03:43
Rui Hachimura’s decision to end his college career in hopes of making a splash in the world’s premier basketball league caused quite a stir in ...

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