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Buffaloes’ Brandon Dickson twirls three-hit shutout, fans career-high 12 batters

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 06:43
Brandon Dickson threw his first shutout in four years, while Yutaro Sugimoto hit a grand slam in his second straight game as the Orix Buffaloes ...

Title-chasing Mitakeumi raises record to 10-0

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 03:57
Sekiwake Mitakeumi remained in sole possession of the lead after earning his 10th straight win on Tuesday at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.In their first ...

Construction on track as two-year mark approaches for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 02:48
Just 105 weeks away from the Opening Ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, the newly constructed venues are about 20~40 percent completed and just ...

Sunwolves optimistic despite tough season

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 02:46
The Sunwolves entered their third season in Super Rugby with a lofty goal of finishing in the top five in the standings.However, the team had ...

Nihon University to name Isao Hashizume new football coach: sources

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:28
Nihon University will hire veteran college football coach Isao Hashizume after the previous coach was forced to resign over a dangerous late tackle by one ...

Boomer Esiason leaving Monday night NFL radio broadcasts after 18 years

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:27
Boomer Esiason is dropping his national radio duties on NFL Monday night games.Esiason was the analyst on Westwood One’s broadcast for 18 years, sharing the ...

Thierry Henry quits TV analyst gig to focus on coaching

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:19
Retired France and Arsenal star Thierry Henry said on Monday that he was quitting as a soccer analyst with British broadcaster Sky Sports to focus ...

Olympic champ Simone Biles making comeback

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:18
Simone Biles is ready to let the world in on her comeback.The reigning Olympic champion gymnast will return to competition for the first time since ...

Hulk Hogan reinstated to WWE Hall of Fame three years after sex-tape scandal

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:17
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has reinstated Hulk Hogan to its Hall of Fame, three years after he was found to have used racial slurs in ...

Le’Veon Bell, Steelers fail to reach deal on new contract

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:51
Le’Veon Bell’s next season with the Pittsburgh Steelers will almost certainly be his last.The Pro Bowl running back and the defending AFC North champions failed ...

Mickey Mantle card worth $10 million on display

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:45
The “Holy Grail” of baseball cards, a pristine 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle valued at several million dollars, was delivered to the History Colorado Center on ...

Hometown hero Harper wins Home Run Derby

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:43
The ball cleared the center-field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and ...

Usain Bolt near tryout with A-League club

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:38
Usain Bolt is on the verge of sealing a deal to have a tryout with the A-League’s Central Coast Mariners, the Australian club said Tuesday, ...

Oswaldo Arcia, Kohei Arihara guide Fighters past Buffaloes

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:34
Oswaldo Arcia belted a three-run homer and Kohei Arihara went the distance as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters defeated the Orix Buffaloes 4-1 on Monday.With ...

Mitakeumi keeps perfect record intact; Asanoyma sits one victory behind at 8-1

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 04:29
Sekiwake Mitakeumi was a man in a hurry on Monday, when he needed just 1.8 seconds to remain unbeaten after nine days of the Nagoya ...

Bringing back Daisuke Matsuzaka could make sense for Dragons

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 02:57
If there’s anything to be learned from the first half of the 2018 baseball season it’s that a lot of people still can’t get enough ...

Rebels’ Amanaki Lelei Mafi released on bail after alleged assault of teammate

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 02:32
Japan international rugby player Amanaki Lelei Mafi was released on bail Monday after appearing in court in Dunedin, New Zealand, charged with assaulting one of ...

Tour de France riders grind through cobblestones in much-feared ninth stage

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 02:31
It was not the expected major shakedown, but the riders’ faces told a story of suffering as most of the main Tour de France favorites ...

Nozomi Okuhara tops Pusarla Sindhu in Thai Open women’s singles final

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 02:23
Reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara won the women’s singles title at the Thailand Open on Sunday, beating India’s Pusarla Sindhu in straight games.The 23-year-old, ranked ...

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery dies in drowning

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 02:20
Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in ...

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