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Surging Mets continue push for playoff spot with victory

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 03:28
Commit a mistake against the New York Mets these days and they can to make you pay.Michael Conforto hit a tiebreaking homer moments after an ...

No. 1 Yamaguchi upset by No. 32 Yeo during world championships

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 03:27
World No. 1 Akane Yamaguchi suffered an upset defeat to 32nd-ranked Yeo Jia-min of Singapore 2-0 in the second round of the women’s singles at ...

Inoue sets ambitious goal for Japan’s judoka

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 03:24
Japan’s national men’s judo team coach Kosei Inoue said he will be using the world championships starting Sunday at Tokyo’s famed Nippon Budokan as a ...

Takeshi Hino joins Toulouse as short-term World Cup cover

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 03:24
French champion Toulouse has brought in hooker Takeshi Hino from Top League outfit Yamaha Jubilo as short-term cover during the upcoming Rugby World Cup.Hino, 29, ...

Shogo Akikyama propels Lions past Fighters

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 06:55
Shogo Akiyama drove in two runs to give the Seibu Lions the lead in a 4-2 victory over the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters on Tuesday.Akiyama ...

Sport climbers Janja Garnbret, Akiyo Noguchi achieve dream by qualifying for 2020 Olympics

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 06:38
Olympic gold-medal favorite Janja Garnbret defender her world title, while Akiyo Noguchi secured a spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a runner-up finish in ...

France veteran Morgan Parra says he’s not ‘bitter’ after Rugby World Cup omission

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 06:25
Experienced scrum-half Morgan Parra said on Monday he is not “bitter” about being left off France’s squad for this year’s Rugby World Cup.Parra, 30, who ...

All Blacks to field strong side for final Rugby World Cup warm-up match

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 05:33
Steve Hansen will not be wrapping his players in cotton wool ahead of the Rugby World Cup, with the All Blacks coach confirming he will ...

Canada routs New Zealand in FIBA World Cup warm-up contest

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 05:24
Canada opened with a 10-0 run and seven 3-pointers in the first quarter and went on to beat New Zealand 122-88 in a FIBA World ...

Four dropped from Springboks’ Rugby World Cup training squad

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 05:06
South Africa released four players from a training camp in Bloemfontein Monday, effectively narrowing to 32 the contenders for the 31-man Rugby World Cup squad ...

Al Jackson, resilient left-hander on original Mets, dies at 83

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 03:28
Al Jackson, a tough left-hander who provided a rare glint of hope in the early days of the woebegone New York Mets, has died at ...

Rangers prevail against Angels in extra innings

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 03:27
The Los Angeles Angels squandered a six-run lead and lost to the Texas Rangers in their first trip back to the Lone Star State since ...

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri coping with pneumonia

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 03:21
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the team announced on Monday.The 60-year-old Sarri was unable to take training with the Italian champion ...

Facundo Isa a shock omission from Argentina’s 31-man Rugby World Cup squad

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 02:38
France-based loose forward Facundo Isa was a shock omission from the 31-man Argentina Rugby World Cup named Monday by coach Mario Ledesma.Instead, outsider Rodrigo Bruno ...

Nana Araki looks for leap in crucial season

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 02:36
Now is the time for accomplished junior Nana Araki to shine.The 17-year-old from Higashiura, Aichi Prefecture, will begin her third season on the Junior Grand ...

Antonio Brown rejoins Raiders after skipping practice over helmet

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 02:18
Star receiver Antonio Brown returned to training camp with the Oakland Raiders on Monday, a day after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike ...

Special shrine opens ahead of Rugby World Cup

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 02:18
A special rugby shrine opened in the Marunouchi business district of central Tokyo on Tuesday, ahead of the Rugby World Cup starting in a month.Goal ...

Stephen Curry helps Howard University start golf teams

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 01:58
What started as an innocuous conversation during a public event has evolved into a golf partnership between NBA star Stephen Curry and Howard University.The two-time ...

Paul Pogba has penalty kick saved as Wolves hold Manchester United

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 01:32
Paul Pogba pulled his jersey over his face when the final whistle sounded, his latest spot-kick failure costing Manchester United two points and casting doubt ...

Jack Whitaker, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, dies at 95

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:46
Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat’s Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, ...

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