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Joe Tsai becomes sole owner of Nets

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 01:12
Joe Tsai has agreed to buy the remaining 51 percent of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center from Mikhail Prokhorov in deals that two people ...

Hideki Matsuyama fires a 63 to lead BMW Championship

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 21:47
Hideki Matsuyama has never missed the Tour Championship since his first full year on the PGA Tour. He played Friday like he doesn’t want the ...

Naomi Osaka uncertain for U.S. Open after suffering knee injury

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 20:03
Naomi Osaka felt a strange sensation in her left knee, different than anything she’d experienced. The U.S. Open champion left the court worried about whether ...

Carp hurler Daichi Osera goes the distance in triumph over BayStars

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 06:51
Daichi Osera threw a five-hitter and scored the game-winning run on Friday, as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Yokohama BayStars 4-2 and moved past them ...

Veteran defender Gotoku Sakai returns to Japan because of Vissel Kobe’s ‘vision’

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 06:25
While Gotoku Sakai had planned to continue his career in Europe, the former Japan international said Friday he decided to return to the J. League ...

Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai set to purchase full control of Nets: reports

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 06:08
Joseph Tsai, co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is expected to purchase full control of the Brooklyn Nets from Russian businessman Mikhail Prokhorov, according to ...

SA Rugby chief Mark Alexander says no transformation pressure on Springboks coach

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 05:48
South African Rugby Union president Mark Alexander has praised Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus for exceeding the organization’s targets, adding there will be no additional pressure ...

Dale Earnhardt Jr., family survive plane crash near Bristol Motor Speedway

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 03:37
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three were in a plane crash ...

For Wallabies, a win could end venue hoodoo, losing run and All Blacks’ No. 1 ranking

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:59
Australia could not only regain the Bledisloe Cup and end an Eden Park hoodoo with a win over the All Blacks on Saturday but also ...

Hybrid grass installed at six venues for tourney

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:35
With the 2019 Rugby World Cup set to kick off next month, groundskeepers at the tournament’s 12 venues are working to ensure all 48 matches ...

Confident Brave Blossoms set ambitious RWC target

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:34
Winning the Pacific Nations Cup has given Japan every confidence that it is on the right track to achieve its goal of reaching the quarterfinals ...

Visit to Japan a good chance to experience new culture

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:34
The England team and I will leave for Japan to start our Rugby World Cup campaign on Sept. 8. We’ll arrive just short of two ...

Lakers’ DeMarcus Cousins tears ACL in left knee, awaiting surgery

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:14
DeMarcus Cousins is facing rehab from another major injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their first big problem of a season with championship ...

Rare Nike track shoes used in 1972 Olympic trials sell for $50,000

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:14
A pair of handmade Nike track shoes from the 1972 Olympic trials has sold for $50,000, it was reported on Thursday.Dave Russell, of Sacramento, California, ...

Cubs’ Yu Darvish sharp, but bullpen blows lead

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:13
Chicago Cubs starter Yu Darvish struck out 10, silencing Philadelphia’s bats for seven innings a night after the Phillies scored 11 runs in former manager ...

Naomi Osaka, Yoshihito Nishioka move into Western & Southern Open quarterfinals

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:41
World No. 1 Naomi Osaka reached the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, while Yoshihito Nishioka beat Alex de Minaur of Australia ...

Teenage climber Ai Mori earns bronze in women’s lead competition at world championships

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:01
Fifteen-year-old Ai Mori became the youngest Japanese to finish on the podium at the IFSC Climbing World Championships after taking bronze in the women’s lead ...

Ex-Japan boss Vahid Halilhodzic named Morocco’s new coach

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:36
Former Japan boss Vahid Halilhodzic was named as the new coach of Morocco on Thursday, his third job with an African nation.The 67-year-old succeeds Herve ...

‘The Brighton Miracle’ set to be released before Rugby World Cup

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 23:31
“The Brighton Miracle,” a film based on Japan’s exploits at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, is set to be released worldwide ahead of this year’s ...

Double disqualification after heat shortens 2020 test event

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 21:13
British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year’s ...

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