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Wallabies player Israel Folau won’t apologize for remarks about gay people

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 20:34
Wallabies fullback Israel Folau says it will be “God’s will” if his rugby career is ended over his comments that gay people will go to ...

Tiger Woods roars back into fifth green jacket, cards 15th major title by winning Masters

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 12:20
Tiger Woods won the Masters on Sunday, capturing his fifth green jacket and 15th major title — his first in more than a decade — ...

Brex dominate Sunrockers as postseason approaches

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 06:00
By their own high standards, the Tochigi Brex got off to a bit of a slow start in Sunday’s series finale against the Sunrockers Shibuya.But ...

Kento Momota rallies to win Singapore Open final

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 05:27
Kento Momota withstood a barrage of smashes from Anthony Sinisuka Ginting to rally for a thrilling 10-21, 21-19, 21-13 victory Sunday in the Singapore Open ...

Yuki Kawauchi, Desiree Linden eye repeats at Boston Marathon

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 04:58
Yuki Kawauchi will attempt to defend his Boston Marathon crown on Monday with Mother Nature poised to lend a hand in the 123rd edition of ...

Swallows beat Giants in slugfest

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 04:28
The Yomiuri Giants provided the fireworks in the opener and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows lit up the scoreboard in second game.In the finale of the ...

Diego Oliveira nets brace as Tokyo outclasses Antlers

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 04:14
Diego Oliveira scored twice in the opening half, while Kensuke Nagai netted his 50th J. League first-division goal, as FC Tokyo showed its class with ...

Lewis Hamilton earns sixth win at Chinese Grand Prix

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 02:42
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes won Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix, beating teammate and pole sitter Valtteri Bottas with a quicker start from his No. 2 spot ...

Saturnalia wins Satsuki-sho

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 02:07
No. 1 favorite Saturnalia pulled away from a tight pack of contenders to win the Satsuki-sho, the last Japanese Classic of the Heisei Era, on ...

Capitals beat Hurricanes to expand series lead

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 01:08
Brooks Orpik scored less than two minutes into overtime, Alex Ovechkin had two assists and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday ...

Nets, Magic, Spurs win road openers as playoffs begin

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 01:08
D’Angelo Russell flashed some postseason magic, playing like the All-Star leader Brooklyn needed with 26 points, and Caris LeVert scored 23 to lead the Nets ...

Olympic long jump champion Yvette Williams dead at 89

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 23:06
Yvette Williams, who was New Zealand’s first female Olympic gold medalist and holder of the world long jump record, has died aged 89.In a statement ...

Francesco Molinari builds two-shot lead over Tiger Woods, Tony Finau in Masters

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 22:54
Record scores on the white boards at Augusta National. Ground-shaking roars for Tiger Woods along the back nine.Francesco Molinari blocked out the buzz on a ...

Yusuke Suzuki sets national record in men’s 50-km race walk

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 22:48
Yusuke Suzuki broke the Japanese 50-kilometer walk record at the national championships on Sunday, boosting hopes of a record medal haul by the host nation ...

Deteriorating Pimlico to lose 6,670 seats for Preakness

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 22:46
The northern grandstand at Pimlico Race Course has significantly deteriorated and will be closed for the Preakness Stakes in May.The Stronach Group said Saturday that ...

Orioles’ Chris Davis ends 0-for-54 skid in win over Red Sox

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 22:46
Chris Davis ended his record slump at 0 for 54 and drew applause from rival fans at Fenway Park, getting three hits and driving in ...

Yuki Togashi nails clutch jumper in closing seconds to propel Jets past rival Alvark

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 06:51
Yuki Togashi didn’t have his best shooting game on Saturday.It wasn’t even close to his best game. But he kept shooting, never losing faith in ...

Marinos, Grampus deliver entertaining duel from start to finish in 1-1 draw

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 06:03
Fans of conservative, defensive soccer would have done well to steer clear of Nissan Stadium on Saturday night.That left plenty of room for everyone else ...

Bradie Tennell’s stellar free skate secures World Team Trophy title for U.S.

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 05:38
A strong performance by Bradie Tennell helped the United States win the World Team Trophy on Saturday at Marine Messe.The U.S. captured the biennial competition ...

Carp lefty Hiroki Tokoda tosses first career complete-game victory

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 03:51
Hiroki Tokoda went the distance and tossed his first pro complete-game victory on Saturday as the Hiroshima Carp snapped a five-game losing streak with a ...

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