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Kawasaki Frontale clinch J. League title despite defeat to Cerezo Osaka

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 02:08
Only twice in the J. League’s previous 12 seasons under a single-stage format has the first-division champion been decided with games to spare.Now that number ...

Maple Leafs’ Patrick Marleau gets 600th career assist in rout of Devils

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 01:08
Patrick Marleau celebrated a milestone on Hall of Fame night.Marleau had his 600th NHL assist, John Tavares scored his ninth goal of the season and ...

Sixers’ Joel Embiid finishes with 42 points, 18 rebounds in OT triumph over Hornets

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 00:22
Joel Embiid repeatedly stepped to the free-throw line with one thought in mind during critical moments of the Philadelphia 76ers’ overtime victory against the Charlotte ...

Futaba Ito, Meichi Narasaki win bouldering gold for Japan

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 00:05
Sixteen-year-old Futaba Ito won the women’s bouldering final at the Asian sport climbing championships on Friday, finishing ahead of compatriot Nanako Kura.While the two climbers ...

Hikaru Mori, Megu Uyama become first Japanese women to take gold at trampoline world championships

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 23:57
Hikaru Mori and Megu Uyama became the first women to win gold for Japan at a world trampoline championships on Friday when they topped the ...

Twins icon Joe Mauer retiring after 15 seasons

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 23:57
Joe Mauer is retiring after 15 major league seasons, six All-Star games, three Gold Glove awards, three batting titles and 2,123 career hits, all with ...

Rangers pitcher Chris Martin happy to return to Japan with MLB All-Stars

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 23:26
For Texas Rangers pitcher Chris Martin, being back in Japan is a homecoming of sorts.Martin played for the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters during his two ...

‘Lucky’ Kei Nishikori set for ATP Finals

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 23:21
Kei Nishikori said Friday he was “lucky” to be at the ATP Finals after clawing his way up the rankings to reach the elite-eight man ...

Samurai Japan’s Yuki Yanagita delivers ninth-inning heroics in Japan All-Star Series opener

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 07:51
Yuki Yanagita barely even watched the flight of the ball.Why bother? Everyone already knew where it was headed anyway. Yanagita hit a mammoth sayonara two-run ...

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva takes slim lead over Satoko Miyahara after NHK Trophy women’s short program

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 04:08
Russia’s Elizaveta Tuktamysheva grabbed the lead after the short program at the NHK Trophy on Friday with her big jumps and sassy performance.Tuktamysheva, who won ...

Founding Wild owner Bob Naegele Jr. dies at 78

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:32
Bob Naegele Jr., the founding owner of the Minnesota Wild, has died of complications from cancer. He was 78.The Wild said Naegele died on Wednesday ...

No MLB rule changes likely until eve of spring training

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:13
Major League Baseball and its players’ union likely will not decide until the eve of spring training whether to change rules in an effort to ...

Stephen Curry injures leg in Warriors’ loss to Bucks

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:12
Stephen Curry has counted on staying healthy after injuries limited him to 51 games last season. Everything was going according to plan for the Golden ...

Big Ben tolls five touchdowns in Steelers’ rout of Panthers

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:12
Ben Roethlisberger’s first pass went for a touchdown. His last did the same. And in between the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and his red-hot team put ...

Shayne Gostisbehere lifts Flyers to OT triumph over Coyotes

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:12
Dale Weise and the Flyers bonded on a recently completed road trip that righted their season. They displayed the renewed confidence with a comeback victory ...

NBA veteran Dwyane Wade and wife welcome baby daughter

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:11
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and his wife, actress Gabrielle Union, announced the arrival of their daughter Thursday, a day after she was born via ...

Kang Jung-ho stays with Pirates

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:11
Kang Jung-ho is staying with the Pittsburgh Pirates after the two parties agreed Thursday to a $3 million, one-year contract that includes $2.5 million in ...

PSG officials express shock at scouts’ racial profiling

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:09
Paris Saint-Germain says it was not aware some club scouts outside the capital were secretly and illegally profiling potential young recruits with lists containing their ...

Japan squads book spots in Pacific-Asia Curling Championships

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:08
The Japan men’s and women’s teams both advanced to the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships gold-medal match with semifinal victories on Friday, securing berths at next year’s ...

Takumi Minamino bags Europa League hat trick

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:54
Takumi Minamino hit a hat trick to lead his Austrian side Salzburg to a 5-2 victory over Norwegian top division champion Rosenborg in the UEFA ...

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