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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 ...

Dominant Kenta Maeda helps Dodgers hold off rival Padres

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 02:48
Kenta Maeda pitched effectively into the sixth inning and Matt Kemp, Logan Forsythe and Chris Taylor each delivered an RBI single as the Los Angeles ...

Angels hurler Shohei Ohtani awaits re-evaluation of pitching elbow

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 02:35
Los Angeles Angels hurler Shohei Ohtani, who received a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right pitching elbow last month, will be re-evaluated by team physicians ...

Naoya Inoue to compete in upcoming World Boxing Super Series

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 02:34
Naoya Inoue will battle some of the best bantamweights from around the globe in a World Boxing Super Series tournament starting this fall, organizers announced ...

Sabres add Steve Smith to coaching staff

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 02:27
Buffalo Sabres coach Phil Housley has hired Steve Smith to his staff, it was announced Wednesday.Smith was a three-time Stanley Cup winner in Edmonton during ...

Former UCLA, Japan pro basketball player Billy Knight dies in suicide after abuse charges

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 02:25
The basketball world is mourning the passing of Billy Knight. The death of the former UCLA basketball shooting guard, whose long overseas career included stints ...

NFL veteran Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones assaulted at Atlanta airport: police

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 02:24
Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones fought off an Atlanta airport employee who was charged with battery after starting an altercation with the NFL ...

Peter Sagan clinches another stage win

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 02:24
Slovakia’s Peter Sagan clinched his second stage win of the 2018 Tour de France on Wednesday, beating Sonny Colbrelli and Philippe Gilbert at the uphill ...

Kei Nishikori bows out in four sets in Wimbledon quarterfinals

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 01:28
Kei Nishikori bowed out of Wimbledon on Wednesday after losing to Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinals.The loss marks the end of ...

Olympic gold medalist skier Kikkan Randall reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 01:02
Kikkan Randall, who this year teamed with Jessie Diggins to win the United States’ first-ever cross-country skiing Olympic gold medal, announced on Wednesday she is ...

Former Michigan State, Detroit Lions coach Darryl Rogers dies at 83

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 01:01
Darryl Rogers, who coached Michigan State to a share of the Big Ten title in 1978 and later took the helm for the Detroit Lions, ...

Lakers landing LeBron is ‘ultimate validation’

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:51
Rob Pelinka says the Los Angeles Lakers aren’t trying to beat the Golden State Warriors at their own game.Instead, they’re building a team around LeBron ...

Croatia in World Cup final for first time, scotches England’s bid with 2-1 win

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 17:29
Croatia’s legs seemed heavy, burdened by the accumulated toll of consecutive penalty-kicks wins needed to get this far. England had gone ahead with a free ...

Kei Nishikori bows out of Wimbledon after losing to Novak Djokovic in quarter-finals

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 17:28
Japan’s Kei Nishikori bowed out of Wimbledon on Wednesday after losing to Novak Djokovic of Serbia 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in the quarter finals of ...

Third-inning outburst carries Lions past Marines

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 07:08
The Pacific League-leading Seibu Lions scored six runs in the third inning Wednesday night on the way to an 8-4 victory over the Chiba Lotte ...

Former Laker Sasha Vujacic helping launch Saga Ballooners

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 05:13
The Saga Ballooners look to literally launch a big balloon with the help of a former NBA player in order to eventually become a major ...

Bob and Bobby Nash reunite on Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 04:31
After an ultra-successful 2017-18 season that concluded with the B. League second-division winner’s trophy, the Rizing Fukuoka Zephyr have added valuable experience to their coaching ...

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