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Challenger Vic Saludar outpoints Ryuya Yamanaka to claim WBO minimumweight title

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 07:14
Ryuya Yamanaka was unable to defend his WBO minimumweight title on Friday night, relinquishing the crown to Filipino challenger Vic Saludar in a unanimous decision.Yamanaka ...

Reds clobber Sunwolves in season finale

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 05:29
The Sunwolves’ 2018 Super Rugby season came to a close in controversy Friday as they lost 48-27 to the Reds at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.For the ...

Mana Iwabuchi, Nahomi Kawasumi among Nadeshiko Japan’s 23 call-ups for Tournament of Nations

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 05:07
The Japan Football Association on Friday named a 23-woman squad for the upcoming Tournament of Nations, with veteran forward Nahomi Kawasumi and Asian Cup MVP ...

Chelsea parts ways with manager Antonio Conte after two years

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 04:47
Antonio Conte’s protracted divorce from Chelsea was finalized on Friday when he was fired after a two-year tenure in which he won the English Premier ...

Injured Kakuryu pulls out; Mitakeumi still unbeaten

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 04:35
Ozeki Tochinoshin suffered his first loss at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday, leaving sekiwake Mitakeumi the only wrestler at the meet with a ...

Future bright for England after trip to semis

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 04:08
There are two ways of looking at England in the 2018 World Cup. By almost unanimous agreement, England overachieved by reaching the semifinals and, because ...

USOC hires golf executive Sarah Hirshland as CEO

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 03:00
Sarah Hirshland’s biggest coup to date as a sports executive was brokering the billion-dollar deal that moved the TV home of golf’s U.S. Open from ...

Blackhawks unload Marian Hossa’s contract in blockbuster trade with Coyotes

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 02:05
The Chicago Blackhawks have traded Marian Hossa and Vinnie Hinostroza in a blockbuster deal with the Arizona Coyotes, parting with a promising young forward in ...

Ex-Knicks forward Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 02:02
Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley is being accused of gambling fraud after a wager at a Las Vegas casino last weekend, casino regulators ...

Nets agree to trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks: source

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 02:01
Jeremy Lin’s injury-plagued stint in Brooklyn is over.The Nets have agreed to trade Lin to the Atlanta Hawks, a person with knowledge of the deal ...

Albert Pujols ties Ken Griffey Jr. with 630th career home run

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 01:59
On a night when Albert Pujols moved up the career home run ladder, rookie teammate David Fletcher grabbed onto the bottom rung.Pujols hit two home ...

Daniel Martin captures sixth stage as Greg Van Avermaet retains lead

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 01:54
Daniel Martin of Ireland won an uphill finish to claim Stage 6 of the Tour de France on Thursday, while Greg Van Avermaet kept the ...

Regular routine keeps Carp reliever Jay Jackson in groove

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 01:40
Jay Jackson likes being a relief pitcher. He also likes being a relief pitcher in Japan, which is convenient, since the 30-year-old is in the ...

Exclusive: Jin’s move to train with Hanyu, Orser in Toronto not happening

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 01:09
Two-time world bronze medalist Jin Boyang of China will not be permanently relocating to Toronto to train with Yuzuru Hanyu under renowned coach Brian Orser, ...

Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber to meet in Wimbledon final

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 01:06
Yes, this will be Serena Williams’ 10th Wimbledon final. Yes, it’s her 30th title match at any major. And, well, sure, she’s widely regarded as ...

Underdog status suits Croatia perfectly for World Cup final

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 01:03
A billion-dollar assembly of stars makes France the favorite for the World Cup final, a scenario that Dejan Lovren is pitching as perfect for Croatia’s ...

Angelique Kerber storms into second Wimbledon final with quick demolition of Jelena Ostapenko

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 06:53
Angelique Kerber raced into her second Wimbledon final as the German crushed former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-3 in just 67 minutes on ...

Takashi Inui aims to be key contributor for Real Betis

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 05:17
A week after returning to Japan following Samurai Blue’s round-of-16 defeat to Belgium at the World Cup, Takashi Inui said Thursday the next step is ...

Vissel striker Lukas Podolski expected to miss six weeks with left-foot injury

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 05:03
Vissel Kobe striker Lukas Podolski will be out for roughly six weeks after injuring his left foot during training in June, the team announced on ...

Abi hands Kakuryu second loss in Nagoya

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 04:49
Up-and-coming youngster Abi caused an upset Thursday at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament by handing yokozuna Kakuryu his second loss.In the final bout on Day ...

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