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Roger Goodell reiterates desire to shorten NFL’s four-game preseason

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 02:02
Four preseason games remain too many for Roger Goodell.The NFL commissioner on Monday reiterated his stance of wanting to reduce the preseason schedule at a ...

Will Shoma Uno move to Eteri Tutberidze or Alexei Mishin after coach split?

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 01:55
Olympic and world silver medalist Shoma Uno announced on Monday that he was leaving longtime coaches Machiko Yamada and Mihoko Higuchi, who he has trained ...

Russia officials say doping cover-up report is part of ‘information war’

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 01:36
Russian authorities said on Monday that they were victims of an “information war” following reports in British newspapers that sparked the investigation of high-jump world ...

Qatar to host next two Club World Cups in preparation for 2022 World Cup

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 01:23
Qatar will host the next two editions of the Club World Cup in a major test of the Gulf nation’s preparedness to stage the World ...

Andy Murray plans comeback from hip surgery at Queen’s Club

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 01:22
Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray is planning to return from hip surgery by competing in doubles at the Queen’s Club tournament this month.Murray hasn’t ...

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 01:22
Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo ...

Novak Djokovic facing first test in Alexander Zverev at this year’s French Open

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 00:46
Novak Djokovic is into his record 10th consecutive French Open quarterfinal, something not even King of Clay Rafael Nadal has managed to do.And Djokovic is ...

Star players from around globe help NBA to stretch worldwide growth

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 00:42
The NBA Finals returned to the United States on Monday after the best-of-seven showdown’s first games were played in another nation, a sign of the ...

Kei Nishikori faces daunting challenge against ‘King of Clay’

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 23:46
Robin Soderling. Novak Djokovic. Kei Nishikori?The native of Shimane Prefecture on Tuesday will attempt to join one of the most exclusive clubs in tennis: Players ...

Kei Nishikori outlasts Benoit Paire in two-day marathon, sets up quarterfinal clash with Rafael Nadal

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 06:18
No. 7 seed Kei Nishikori came back from 1-4 and 3-5 down in the final set to beat France’s Benoit Paire and set up a ...

Jets star Yuki Togashi breaks ¥100 million barrier

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 06:07
Chiba Jets Funabashi star Yuki Togashi has become a “Million Dollar Man.”The diminutive point guard became the first Japanese player to earn an annual salary ...

Dominic Thiem blasts Serena Williams’ ‘bad personality’ in Roland Garros press conference row

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 05:04
Dominic Thiem has accused Serena Williams of having a “bad personality” as the bizarre row over him being booted out of his own press conference ...

Hideki Matsuyama ends Memorial in sixth as Sunday charge fails to materialize

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:58
Hideki Matsuyama failed in his quest for a first tournament victory in two years when he finished sixth at the Memorial Tournament on Sunday, eight ...

NSW slam sex tape ‘stitch-up’ ahead of Origin clash

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:42
A sex tape claiming to feature a New South Wales State of Origin player that went viral Monday was a “stitch-up” aimed at derailing their ...

Japanese runners to get shot at Tokyo 2020 spot during MGC

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:26
Olympic marathon trials have always generated major interest among the Japanese public. But the attention will be even greater this year, thanks to the first-ever ...

Brave Blossoms call up 42 players to squad

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:11
Japan coach Jamie Joseph named 42 players Monday that will form the basis of the Brave Blossoms squad for this year’s Rugby World Cup.Led by ...

David Price finally solves Yankees as Red Sox win to stop skid

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:11
David Price picked an excellent time to erase his Boston zero in the Bronx.The left-hander finally won at Yankee Stadium for the first time with ...

Japan hunts Olympic gold from beyond arc

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 02:56
With a small-ball approach, Japan’s women’s basketball team will try to achieve big things.The Akatsuki Five wrapped up its first games of the year with ...

Warriors dig deep in Game 2 to even NBA Finals at 1-1

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 23:13
The Golden State Warriors relied on a champion’s heart to overcome their weary bodies.Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen ...

Mamiko Higa falls short as Jeongeun Lee6 rises to win U.S. Women’s Open

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 22:15
Six is certainly a magic number for U.S. Women’s Open champion Jeongeun Lee6.The 23-year-old South Korean won her first major title Sunday, the first $1 ...

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