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Naomi Osaka headed for big money with Japan, global appeal

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 23:41
Naomi Osaka used a powerful forehand and a matching serve to win the U.S. Open against Serena Williams two months ago, soaring as high as ...

Three Hawks starters headline Golden Glove winners

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 06:13
Three players from the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, who won their second straight Japan Series last weekend, were among the Golden Glove winners announced Thursday by ...

MLB All-Stars jump on Giants early en route to exhibition victory

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 05:39
The MLB All-Stars prepared for their series against Samurai Japan by giving former Japan manager Tatsunori Hara a rude welcome in his return to the ...

Japanese skaters make final preparations for NHK Trophy

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 05:15
Japan’s skaters all made it through practice unscathed on Thursday ahead of the start of the NHK Trophy on Friday.Unlike last year’s near disaster, which ...

Kanagawa natives set out to master new yachting class

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 03:43
The wind was more like a zephyr, so the yacht was not running as swift as it could have.Still, it was comfortably plowing on the ...

NPB, MLB squads to vie for bragging rights in All-Star series

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 02:58
Atsunori Inaba already knows he’ll be managing Samurai Japan during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.When it comes to Don Mattingly and Team USA, well, never say ...

Hakuho pulls out of Fukuoka meet

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 02:21
Yokozuna Hakuho, who underwent surgery on his right ankle and right knee last month, will withdraw from the upcoming Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament, his stablemaster ...

Satoko Miyahara, Shoma Uno seeking victories in Hiroshima

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 02:21
Local favorite Satoko Miyahara will be aiming to continue her strong start to the season at the NHK Trophy in Hiroshima, the fourth event of ...

Tyson Chandler makes solid impact in debut with Lakers

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 01:45
Tyson Chandler savored the ovations when he first took the court in downtown Los Angeles. The cheers at the end were even sweeter.The Lakers’ newest ...

NeoPhoenix retool roster as former NBA forward Josh Childress rejoins team

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 01:12
Teams are reshaping their rosters and rotations as the season quickly marches closer to the midway point.Before the midweek slate of games on Wednesday, teams ...

Manchester clubs post big wins ahead of derby

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 00:59
It was Manchester’s night in the Champions League as United stunned Juventus with late goals and City routed Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday.Cristiano Ronaldo’s brilliant goal ...

Floyd Mayweather cancels New Year’s Eve fight with kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 00:16
Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather on Wednesday scrapped a planned fight with kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, claiming he had been duped into agreeing to the contest.In a ...

Japan’s pro sports clubs see investment boost ahead of 2020 Games

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 22:14
Japan’s professional sports clubs are attracting a wave of investment, as a fitness club, clothing chain operators and entrepreneurs look to cash in on the ...

Japan falls to Taiwan in warm-up for MLB all-star series

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 07:11
Japan suffered a 6-5 loss against Taiwan in an international friendly Wednesday, two days before Samurai Japan takes on a team of major league all-stars.With ...

Miami voters OK path for David Beckham’s soccer complex

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:57
David Beckham’s long-planned soccer stadium deal is closer to reality.Miami voters gave city officials permission Tuesday to negotiate a no-bid lease deal with Beckham’s group, ...

Blackhawks fire three-time Stanley Cup-winning coach Joel Quenneville

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:50
Joel Quenneville knew the deal. After three Stanley Cup titles and nine playoff appearances with the Chicago Blackhawks, the longtime coach figured this was a ...

CC Sabathia agrees to deal to stay with Yankees

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:49
A person familiar with the negotiations says CC Sabathia is staying with the New York Yankees for an 11th season, agreeing to an $8 million, ...

J. League suspends S-Pulse manager Jan Jonsson for game after outburst

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:40
The J. League on Wednesday handed Shimizu S-Pulse manager Jan Jonsson a one-match suspension for entering the pitch and kicking a ball during his side’s ...

Higher-ranked wrestlers in driver’s seat in Kyushu

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:21
November is upon us and that means the final sumo tournament of the year is just days away.So far 2018 has seen Tochinoshin claim the ...

Wrestlers settle into unique Kyushu location

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 04:23
The ring purification ceremony for the upcoming Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament takes places at Fukuoka Kokusai Center on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.As always, ...

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