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Tokyo Marathon officials ask runners from China to voluntarily defer entry until next year

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 12:54
Organizers of the Tokyo Marathon on Friday asked Chinese residents who have registered for the March 1 race to voluntarily defer their entry until next ...

J. League reaffirms commitment to safety for fans, players as new season approaches

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 12:40
After a record-setting 2019 season that saw larger crowds than ever attending games from Hokkaido to Okinawa, the J. League is committed to keeping both ...

B-Corsairs rookie Raita Akaho follows in family’s footsteps on basketball court

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 12:40
With a somewhat unusual last name, it’s perhaps a little difficult for Raita Akaho to not be noticed that he’s from a distinguished basketball family.Naturally, ...

New York museum honors city’s rich basketball history

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 11:22
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar smiled as he rattled off the names of his former high school teammates and opponents.The Hall of Fame center was intently watching video ...

Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart steer Celtics past Clippers in 20T

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 10:42
Jayson Tatum didn’t want to smile. But sometimes the moment calls for it.The Celtics were trailing 124-123 in the final minute of overtime in their ...

Inbee Park grabs share of lead at Women’s Australian Open

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 10:29
Seven-time major winner Inbee Park moved into contention for her 20th LPGA Tour win by taking a share of the second-round lead at the Women’s ...

Reds outfielder Shogo Akiyama begins transition to majors

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 10:14
Shogo Akiyama got into the batter’s box and took his first swing with the Cincinnati Reds at spring training. He barely made contact.“I was very ...

Colin Kaepernick to release memoir through own publishing company

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 10:11
Colin Kaepernick can add author and publisher to his resume.The former NFL quarterback who knelt during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police ...

Clippers’ Paul George fined $35,000 for criticizing officiating

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 09:32
The NBA fined Paul George of the Los Angeles Clippers $35,000 on Thursday, two days after he was critical of the officiating after his team ...

Lightning hold off Oilers for ninth consecutive victory

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 09:18
Yanni Gourde scored a short-handed goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy finished with 29 saves to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to their ninth straight victory, 3-1 ...

Twins newcomer Kenta Maeda shifts focus to spring training after week spent in limbo

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 08:49
The acquisition of Kenta Maeda took the Minnesota Twins longer than they anticipated.The trade that was made to get him, the team believes, will be ...

Pele dismisses talk of depression, says he’s ‘doing fine’

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 08:20
Pele sought to reassure fans on Thursday that he was doing fine, after his son alluded to depression and said the aging star now barely ...

Africa’s potential will be on display during NBA All-Star Game

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 14:24
The moment was not lost on Giannis Antetokounmpo. The NBA’s reigning MVP, a Greek of Nigerian descent who is now starring in Milwaukee, was about ...

Mike Fiers focused on intense workouts to help clear mind during offseason

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 14:23
In the ocean off the Florida coast, Mike Fiers found a way to get his mind off everything this winter for a couple of hours ...

Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas spending time off course and in same pairing

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 14:23
Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas are separated by about 17 years on the calendar and 70 victories on the PGA Tour, neither of which has ...

NFL team’s deep Catholic ties behind role in abuse crisis

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 12:54
Why would an NFL team, even one called the Saints, strike a behind-the-scenes alliance with the Roman Catholic Church on an issue as emotionally fraught ...

Hong Kong, Singapore rugby sevens events postponed due to coronavirus

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 12:54
The Singapore and Hong Kong legs of the World Rugby Sevens Series have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, World Rugby announced on Thursday.The ...

Roki Sasaki’s first bullpen session draws raves reviews from former major leaguers on Lotte staff

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 12:53
Thirteen days into spring training, 18-year-old Roki Sasaki threw 25 pitches on Thursday in his first bullpen session since turning pro this year with the ...

Veteran forward Jawad Williams, rookie point guard Kai Toews bolster Brex for season’s stretch run

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 11:59
The Utsunomiya Brex, who are built to win now, upgraded their roster in recent weeks.The addition of veteran forward Jawad Williams, who played an integral ...

Salt Lake City reassesses focus after Sapporo decides to make 2030 Olympic bid

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 11:56
Salt Lake City may shift its focus to bidding for the 2034 Winter Olympics rather than the Games being held four years earlier following the ...

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