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Wisconsin Republicans warn Brewers, Bucks not to attend Milwaukee early voting sites

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Madison, Wisconsin – The chairman of the Wisconsin Republican Party warned Milwaukee’s chief elections official Wednesday that it would be illegal for any Milwaukee Bucks ...

Takumi Minamino, Takefusa Kubo included in Japan squad for upcoming friendlies

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According to the JFA, it will be the first time Japan's squad has consisted only of players who compete abroad.

Yankees edge Indians in ninth to reach ALDS

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The Yankees will play rival Tampa Bay in a best-of-five AL division series next week in San Diego.

Paris off-limits for players in French Open ‘bubble’

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Paris – So many in tennis love their annual French Open visit to the City of Lights for reasons that have nothing to do with ...

Manchester City puts best foot forward in League Cup victory

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London – In this congested season like no other, coaches are typically using the English League Cup to rest and rotate key players.Not Pep Guardiola. ...

Lakers dominate Heat in Game 1 of NBA Finals

3 hours 43 min ago
Anthony Davis scored 34 points in his finals debut and LeBron James had 25 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists.

Kei Nishikori knocked out of French Open in second round

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Serena Williams also bows out on Wednesday.

Daiya Seto vacates Olympic swim captain role over affair

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:50
Daiya Seto, the reigning world champion in the men’s 200- and 400-meter individual medley, resigned as captain of Japan’s Olympic swim team on Wednesday in ...

Former Japan international Hiroki Yuhara dies at 36

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 10:22
Hiroki Yuhara, a former member of the Japan national side and the Toshiba Brave Lupus forwards coach, died at the age of 36 on Monday, ...

JSA pulls off another successful tournament in COVID-19 era

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 08:23
After managing a second basho with fans at Ryogoku Kokugikan, the Japan Sumo Association still faces a number of challenges going forward.

Karate gets its voice back through new face shields

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 07:49
The Japan Karatedo Federation approved the return of kiai shouts to the kumite discipline if the protective face shields are worn by competitors.

Masahiro Tanaka and Shogo Akiyama gear up for expanded postseason

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 07:23
The two players are among six Japanese players participating in the wild-card round, including three experiencing their first big-league playoffs.

Bronze medalist Mikako Kotani appointed as Tokyo 2020 sports director

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 06:42
Kotani, a fluent English speaker who earned two synchronized swimming medals in Seoul in 1988, is expected to become the public face of local games ...

DQ forgotten, Novak Djokovic leaves French Open foe ‘suffocated’

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 04:42
Paris – Novak Djokovic’s backhand clipped the net and landed wide, so he shook his head. That was it.Later, a too-soft drop shot found the ...

Twins waste Kenta Maeda’s strong start in Game 1 loss to Astros

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 04:29
A disastrous ninth inning extended Minnesota's postseason winless streak to 17 games.

Titans have NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak; next game still on

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 04:22
Nashville, Tennessee – The Tennessee Titans won’t be back inside their building until Saturday at the earliest because of eight positive tests for the coronavirus, ...

South Africa pulls teams from Super Rugby to play in Europe

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 04:16
Cape Town – The South African Rugby Union decided Tuesday to withdraw its top club teams from Super Rugby in favor of playing in Europe’s ...

Shodai earns promotion to ozeki after winning first title

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 04:06
Shodai, who won his first makuuchi division title in the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament, was promoted to the second-highest rank of ozeki on Wednesday.The 28-year-old ...

London Marathon virus testing finds Ethiopian runner, coach positive

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 03:58
New York – An Ethiopian runner had to pull out of the London Marathon after she and the coach of two other elite marathoners tested ...

Swede Tony Gustavsson named head coach of Australia’s Matildas

Tue, 09/29/2020 - 11:53
Melbourne – Tony Gustavsson, who helped the United States win back-to-back Women’s World Cups, has been appointed coach of Australia’s women’s soccer team, Football Federation ...

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