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Lewis Hamilton eyes normal title at Japanese GP after ‘strangest day’ of career

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 03:47
Lewis Hamilton will be looking to restore normal service at the Japanese Grand Prix after being gifted a controversial victory by Mercedes in Russia last ...

Misfiring Madrid stumbles again

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 03:46
Real Madrid is having trouble scoring with Cristiano Ronaldo no longer on the team. His new club, Juventus, did just fine without him on Tuesday.For ...

Twins fire manger Paul Molitor after losing season

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 03:46
Two years ago, the Minnesota Twins made Derek Falvey their chief baseball officer with the precondition that Paul Molitor remain as manager.Molitor presided over a ...

New passport, but same responsibilities for Brave Thunders star Nick Fazekas

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 03:45
Since his 2012 arrival in Japan, Nick Fazekas has been regarded as one of the very best to compete in Japan pro basketball.Now, he is ...

Rockies top Cubs in 13th, reach NLDS

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 02:43
Tony Wolters waited and waited as the NL wild-card game went deep into Tuesday night. He stretched a couple of times and tried to figure ...

Lions counting on quality starting pitching to set the tone in playoffs

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:23
The pitching staff of the Seibu Lions has put up some scary numbers in 2018. Not scary-good numbers either.The recently crowned Pacific League champions entered ...

Kohei Uchimura wants to compete at world championships despite ankle injury

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 07:07
The Japan Gymnastics Association on Tuesday revealed Kohei Uchimura injured his right ankle during a recent practice for the upcoming world championships in Qatar.Uchimura, a ...

Wladimir Balentien bashes pair of homers in Swallows’ victory over BayStars

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 06:47
Wladimir Balentien knocked in a pair of home runs, helping 21-year-old starter Keiji Takahashi pick up his first professional win as the Tokyo Yakult Swallows ...

Swallows set to release hard-throwing pitcher Yoshinori Sato

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 06:16
The Tokyo Yakult Swallows have decided to release right-hander Yoshinori Sato, once the fastest throwing pitcher in NPB, at the end of the season, club ...

Dragons closer Hitoki Iwase formally announces plan to retire after season

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 06:15
NPB career saves leader Hitoki Iwase, who also holds the all-time record for games pitched, announced his retirement at the end of theseason at Nagoya ...

Stefanos Tsitsipas ousts Taro Daniel in fist round at Rakuten Japan Open

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 05:13
Taro Daniel bowed out in the opening round of the Rakuten Japan Open on Tuesday, losing 6-1, 6-3 to No. 5 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of ...

Naomi Osaka breezes past Danielle Collins in China Open second round

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 04:58
Naomi Osaka thrashed unseeded American Danielle Collins 6-1, 6-0 in just 53 minutes on Tuesday to saunter into round three of the China Open.Not to ...

Mai Mihara impresses as runner-up while unveiling two new programs at Nebelhorn Trophy

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 04:54
Mai Mihara earned the silver medal in her season debut at the Nebelhorn Trophy on Saturday with two solid performances.The 19-year-old was runner-up to Olympic ...

Tigers release infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 04:44
The Hanshin Tigers have cut infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka following an injury-hampered six-year stint with the Central League club, the 34-year-old former major leaguer revealed Tuesday.In ...

New Kangaroos skipper Greg Inglis suspended after drunk-driving charge

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:59
New Kangaroos skipper Greg Inglis has been suspended for two games after being caught drunk driving just hours after his appointment, the National Rugby League ...

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani undergoes elbow surgery

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:43
Shohei Ohtani underwent successful surgery on his throwing right elbow on Monday, the Los Angeles Angels announced.Angels general manager Billy Eppler said he had no ...

Naomi Osaka aims for stellar finish to breakthrough season

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:43
U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka said her breakthrough victory in New York last month still felt “bittersweet” and is hoping that a strong end to ...

Dodgers clinch sixth straight NL West title

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 02:21
What a day for Walker Buehler. The rookie with the preternatural calm pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers to a record sixth consecutive NL West title.Buehler ...

Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto expects Ichiro Suzuki to play, coach at spring training

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 02:16
Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said Monday that Ichiro Suzuki will both play and coach when they begin spring training in February.Dipoto told a ...

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes engineers late comeback against rival Broncos

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 02:15
Patrick Mahomes is athletic, agile — and ambidextrous, apparently.Thanks in part to a nifty left-handed throw as he was about to get sacked by Von ...

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