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Japan drawn against France, Serbia in Davis Cup finals

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:53
Japan was drawn Thursday against top-seeded France and Serbia in Pool A for November’s Davis Cup finals.The International Tennis Federation’s new format for the competition ...

Japan, Australia dominate first day of SailGP in Sydney

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:40
Olympic gold medalists Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge dominated the opening day of the inaugural SailGP races for their respective teams in light winds on ...

Rika Kihira sets sights on world title during practice session with Satoko Miyahara

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:39
Rika Kihira said Friday she aims to cap her remarkable senior debut season with a world championship.The 16-year-old, who won the women’s individual titles at ...

Knicks snap 18-game skid with win over Hawks; Pelicans’ Davis injured

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 02:55
Knicks coach David Fizdale gives his team credit for not giving up during a losing streak that lasted nearly six weeks.“I keep talking about this ...

Padres continue pursuit of free agent Machado

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 02:55
The San Diego Padres have doubled down on their pursuit of free agent infielder Manny Machado. Padres general manager A.J. Preller flew to Miami last ...

Hachimura helps No.3 Zags win 15th straight

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 02:54
Third-ranked Gonzaga was trailing midway through the second half and the nation’s highest-scoring team was being slowed.The Bulldogs came up with a late burst to ...

Kei Nishikori rolls into quarterfinals in Rotterdam

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 01:51
World No. 7 Kei Nishikori breezed past Latvian lucky loser Ernests Gulbis 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO World ...

Stern says Kaepernick would have job in NBA

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:59
Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback whose NFL career was cut short after he knelt in protest during the national anthem, would still have a job if ...

Blues blank Coyotes to earn eighth straight win

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:40
The goal is looking awfully big when Vladimir Tarasenko is shooting. Jordan Binnington is making it look awfully small when he’s in it.The combination has ...

Petra Vlhova claims giant slalom gold at world championships

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:06
Mikaela Shiffrin 1, Petra Vlhova 1: Over to the slalom to determine who is the queen of the skiing world championships.Vlhova won the latest episode ...

United paid $25 million in wake of Jose Mourinho firing

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 06:28
The firing of Jose Mourinho cost Manchester United $25 million.In its latest financial results, published Thursday, United lists £19.6 million ($25 million) in exceptional items ...

WADA says North Korea not complying with anti-doping code

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 05:34
The World Anti-Doping Agency said North Korea’s testing program has failed to comply with its code, threatening to derail a joint Korean bid for the ...

Nanako Fujita set to make history for female JRA jockeys

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 04:24
Nanako Fujita said Thursday that victory will be foremost on her mind on when she makes history this weekend as the first female Japan Racing ...

Daisuke Matsuzaka to have examination after freak shoulder injury

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 04:09
Chunichi Dragons pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka skipped practice Thursday to seek a second medical opinion about a freak right shoulder injury sustained when an overzealous fan ...

76ers hand Knicks 18th straight loss

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:40
With a big lead and bigger games ahead, Joel Embiid could have opted for safety.He could have simply let the ball go out of bounds, ...

Son shines as Tottenham routs Dortmund

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:40
Son Heung-min sparked Tottenham’s second-half overwhelming of Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday, setting the London club on its way to a 3-0 ...

Sunwolves prep for season with higher purpose

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:35
With the Rugby World Cup looming, there’s a renewed sense of urgency for the Sunwolves as the Japan-based club prepares for its fourth season in ...

Darvish admits he felt pressure last season after signing big deal with Cubs

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:34
Yu Darvish felt stress after signing a $126 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs.“At the time I didn’t say anything about that, but I ...

Japan women begin road to 3×3 World Cup with training camp

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:34
Japan’s women aren’t just eyeing a podium finish in traditional 5-on-5 basketball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, they’re also aiming for a medal in the ...

Iniesta excited about new season

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:33
The J. League set out to leverage its newfound star power on Thursday at the league’s annual kickoff conference.The media event usually offers a chance ...

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