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Red Sox shut down ailing left-hander Chris Sale for rest of season

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:45
Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale is receiving treatment for inflammation in his elbow that will shut him down for the rest of the regular ...

Olympiakos coach David Blatt battling multiple sclerosis

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:44
Olympiakos basketball coach David Blatt revealed on Monday that he had been diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS).“Sometimes life throws things at you that ...

Akihito Yamada still hopes for a spot on Rugby World Cup team

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 22:08
Yamada, 34, who started his nation’s shock victory over South Africa at the tournament four years ago, signed for the Top 14 outfit in August ...

Hawks score winning run on wild pitch to beat Lions

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 06:31
SoftBank Hawks reliever Arata Shiino threw three perfect innings and three pitchers kept the Seibu Lions at bay in a 2-1 win Monday.Shiino (4-2) replaced ...

Australia salvages draw in second Ashes test, maintains 1-0 advantage

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 04:00
Australia defied the absence of star batsman Steve Smith because of a concussion and more devastating spells of pace bowling by Jofra Archer to hold ...

Tomokazu Harimoto wins Bulgaria Open for first title of season

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 03:59
Tomokazu Harimoto defeated China’s Zhao Zihao in the men’s final of the Bulgaria Open on Sunday, claiming his first title on the ITTF World Tour ...

Former Longhorns, NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle accident

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 03:53
Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died in a motorcycle accident ...

Yuji Kondo continues to chart own path in broadcast booth

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 03:49
Yuji Kondo is standing in the home dugout at Tokyo Dome with his hands braced on the back of the bench as he listens to ...

Optimism, temperatures rise during test event

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 03:43
The deadly summer heat in Tokyo has been one of the major ongoing issues for athletes and organizers as Japan prepares to host the 2020 ...

Second domestic lottery for Olympic tickets closes

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 03:37
The second-chance domestic lottery for tickets to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games closed at noon on Monday for some 4.16 million residents of Japan who ...

Sara Takanashi claims summer title for eighth straight year

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 03:37
Sara Takanashi won the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix title for the eighth straight year despite not participating in the final women’s competition in the ...

Rugby World Cup in Japan set to kick off in one month

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 03:34
Tuesday in Japan marks one month to go until the country becomes the first Asian nation to host the Rugby World Cup, the sport’s quadrennial ...

Madison Keys caps surprising run with Western & Southern Open title

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 22:48
Two unexpected champions embraced their first Rookwood championship trophies, concluding a week that brought more questions than clarity to the upcoming U.S. Open.Who’s going to ...

Justin Thomas ends long wait for victory at BMW Championship

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 21:20
Staked to a six-shot lead, Justin Thomas spent more time Sunday worrying about what could go wrong than ending 12 months without winning.Just as it ...

Mariners lefty Yusei Kikuchi holds Blue Jays to two hits in first MLB shutout

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 19:13
After watching his team use seven pitchers Saturday, Seattle’s Yusei Kikuchi wanted to give the bullpen a break.His first big league shutout fit the bill ...

Shun Yamaguchi fans 10 to lead Giants past Tigers

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 06:24
Shun Yamaguchi struck out 10 and drove in a run in the Central League on Sunday to help lead the Yomiuri Giants to a 6-3 ...

Last-minute penalty earns 10-man Jubilo a 1-1 draw with Gamba Osaka

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 06:24
Masato Nakayama scored in the final seconds from the penalty spot, earning 10-man Jubilo a 1-1 draw at Gamba Osaka in the J. League first ...

City of Iwaki ready to cheer on Samoa at Rugby World Cup

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 02:00
There is a welcoming mood present in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, a city throwing its support behind Samoa, one of the countries that will play against ...

Matsuyama falls into four-way tie for ninth as Thomas surges ahead

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 01:59
A day after setting the course record and taking a one-stroke lead at the BMW Championship, Hideki Matsuyama fell 10 shots off the pace following ...

Shohei Ohtani throws curveballs for first time since Tommy John surgery

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 01:59
Los Angeles Angels two-way player Shohei Ohtani made further progress in his recovery from a right elbow injury, throwing curveballs in a bullpen session on ...

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