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Japan-MLB All-Star Series part of rich history

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:44
The latest chapter in a long history of pro baseball exchanges between Japan and the United States will open Friday with the start of the ...

Rugby: Japan “excited” to face England, Jones at Twickenham

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:43
Japan is “excited” about its upcoming test match at Twickenham against an England rugby team led by former Brave Blossoms coach Eddie Jones, captain Michael ...

Rui Hachimura scores 33 to help No. 3 Gonzaga rout Idaho State

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:38
Gonzaga rode a strong effort from Rui Hachimura to open the season with a rout.Hachimura, a native of Toyama Prefecture, scored 33 points to help ...

Mihara aims for comeback season

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:37
Two seasons ago Mai Mihara burst onto the scene with victories at the Four Continents Championships and Nebelhorn Trophy, plus solid showings on the Grand ...

Barca reaches knockout stage despite draw

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:34
Lionel Messi once again watched from the sidelines and Barcelona’s attack struggled without him as the Spanish side drew 1-1 at Inter Milan in the ...

Suzuki, Yamanaka earn call-ups for largely unchanged Japan squad

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:30
Japan head coach Hajime Moriyasu on Wednesday rewarded J. League players Yuma Suzuki and Ryosuke Yamanaka with their first call-ups to the senior national squad ...

Fujio Kariya recalls memorable moments in announcing career

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 02:57
For Fujio Kariya, NHK’s executive commentator (the broadcaster’s top news commentator), the most impressive bout in his 31-year career as an NHK sumo announcer took ...

Trio of NPB stars planning to file for free agency

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 01:54
Orix Buffaloes right-hander Yuki Nishi, Seibu Lions infielder Hideto Asamura and Hiroshima Carp outfielder Yoshihiro Maru said Wednesday they intend to exercise their domestic free ...

Yuta Watanabe sees major minutes in first two NBA G League games

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 07:03
Yuta Watanabe logged 31 and 32 minutes in the first two games of the Memphis Hustle’s NBA G League season.The former George Washington University player ...

Yuki Soma notches first career goal as Grampus top Cerezo

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 06:52
Yuki Soma’s first career goal secured Nagoya Grampus a badly needed 1-0 win at Cerezo Osaka on on Tuesday.Grampus’ first win in three games lifted ...

Shohei Ohtani, two Yankees infielders finalists for AL Rookie of the Year

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 05:24
Shohei Ohtani is a finalist for the AL Rookie of the Year award along with two New York Yankees infielders.The Baseball Writers’ Association of America ...

Novak Djokovic replaces Rafael Nadal as No. 1 in world

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 05:24
Novak Djokovic returned to No. 1 on Monday after a two-year absence and is assured of becoming the first man in the history of the ...

Fighters reveal general plans for new retractable-roof ballpark

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 03:07
The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters announced Monday a basic design for their new ballpark to be completed in the spring of 2023 as Japan’s second ...

George Steinbrenner, Lou Piniella named to Hall of Fame ballot

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:43
Late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, former managers Lou Piniella, Davey Johnson and Charlie Manuel, and six players headed by Lee Smith are on ...

Flyers halt Coyotes’ five-game win streak

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:43
The Philadelphia Flyers struggled to start the season and have seen one goalie after another go down with injuries.They kept battling and now are back ...

Bob Nash pilots Fukuoka to first victory, believes team headed in right direction

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:42
It’s too early to determine if the Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka’s Saturday victory will have a profound impact on their performance this season.But every pro sports ...

Japan receives automatic team berths for 2020 Olympics

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:40
Japan will be guaranteed two berths, one men’s team and one women’s team, for volleyball as the host of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Japan ...

Nasa Hataoka climbs to No. 7 in world rankings

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:37
Toto Japan Classic winner Nasa Hataoka jumped from 16th to seventh in the latest LPGA rankings announced on Monday.The 19-year-old, who claimed the title on ...

Yuzuru Hanyu amazes again in Helsinki win

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:34
Just when you didn’t think he could go one better, he did.Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu stunned the skating world again with his artistry and ...

Titans trample on Cowboys

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:17
Kevin Byard secured the interception that sparked the sluggish Tennessee Titans and turned toward midfield.The flashback for the Dallas Cowboys was just as disheartening as ...

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