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Former Japan international soccer defender Yuji Nakazawa, 40, to retire

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 12:11
Durable Yokohama F Marinos defender Yuji Nakazawa, who played in two World Cups for Japan, has decided to retire, an official source said Monday.Last Aug. ...

South Africa wins second test, seals series against Pakistan

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 05:47
Armed with a four-man fast-bowling attack that has a strong claim to be the best in the world, South Africa won the second test and ...

Carp take Giants outfielder Hisayoshi Chono as free agent compensation

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 04:54
The Yomiuri Giants announced Monday they will send veteran outfielder Hisayoshi Chono to the Hiroshima Carp as part of the compensation package for the Tokyo-based ...

Lotte signs former major league pitcher Josh Ravin

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 04:33
The Chiba Lotte Marines have acquired former major league pitcher Josh Ravin for next season, the Pacific League club said Monday.The 30-year-old Ravin, who played ...

Vissel star Andres Iniesta slammed for posting photo with people in blackface

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 03:14
Former Spain and Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has been criticized on social media for posting a photo showing him with a group of people, including ...

Kikuchi’s move shows revised posting system not great for NPB clubs

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 02:56
Why would an NPB team post its best players now?If the going rate for someone like Yusei Kikuchi, one of the best pitchers in Japan, ...

Timberwolves fire head coach Tom Thibodeau after win

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 02:38
The Minnesota Timberwolves had just posted their fourth-largest margin of victory of the season, and Tom Thibodeau looked and sounded satisfied Sunday as the demanding ...

Toulouse signee Gen Shoji confident he can cut it in France

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 02:36
Defender Gen Shoji said Sunday he is confident he can adjust to playing in the French top division and vowed to make a positive impact ...

Kisenosato breaks even in practice with fight for career looming at New Year Basho

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 02:22
Yokozuna Kisenosato broke even over six practice bouts on Monday as he prepares for the fight of his life at the upcoming New Year Grand ...

Wayne Rooney charged with public intoxication

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 01:17
Soccer star Wayne Rooney was arrested last month on a public intoxication charge and taken to jail to sober up after he triggered a door ...

Nick Foles works magic again as Eagles upset Bears

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 20:47
The Philadelphia Eagles needed help to get into the playoffs, and Chicago provided it.Look how the defending Super Bowl champions repaid the Bears. Nick Foles ...

Chargers hold off Ravens late in wild-card victory

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 20:02
The Los Angeles Chargers kept Lamar Jackson grounded, and by the time the rookie got the passing game going it was too late for the ...

Ryoyu Kobayashi becomes first Japanese to complete Four Hills grand slam

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 19:21
Ryoyu Kobayashi made history on Sunday as he completed a grand slam at the prestigious Four Hills tournament to become the first Japanese in two ...

Clutch shooting gets Brex past Alvark in series split

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 06:26
B. League champions in the first two seasons of the upstart circuit’s existence, the Tochigi Brex and Alvark Tokyo, have a fierce rivalry and display ...

Kei Nishikori captures first championship in nearly three years at Brisbane International

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 05:43
Kei Nishikori dug himself out of an early hole on Sunday to defeat Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in the men’s final of the Brisbane ...

Yusei Kikuchi returns, eager to get back in training mode

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 05:36
Newly-minted Seattle Mariners left-hander Yusei Kikuchi returned to Japan on Sunday after completing his move to the major leagues this past week, expressing excitement as ...

Baseball star Shohei Ohtani encourages ailing boy Shohei, his parents

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 04:05
Los Angeles Angels player Shohei Ohtani on Saturday encouraged an ailing one-year-old boy, who shares the same given name, as well as his parents at ...

Finland beats United States to win world junior hockey title

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 03:53
Kaapo Kakko beat goalie Cayden Primeau on a backhander off a rebound with 1:26 left to give Finland its fifth world junior hockey title, 3-2 ...

Fear of assassination spurs Enes Knicks’ Kanter to skip England trip

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 03:46
The New York Knicks’ Turkish center Enes Kanter said he won’t make the NBA team’s trip to Britain this month for fear he might be ...

Jockey Victor Espinoza returns to exercising horses after injury

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 03:34
Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza has returned to exercising horses at Santa Anita for the first time since being seriously injured in a training ...

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