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Ryosuke Hirata smacks go-ahead homer in seventh to lift Dragons past Carp

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 05:23
A seventh-inning solo homer by Ryosuke Hirata proved decisive as the Chunichi Dragons beat the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp 7-5 on Saturday.Hiroshima battled back from ...

Springboks stun All Blacks in Rugby Championship encounter

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 05:16
South Africa pulled off one of the biggest upsets in the history of the Rugby Championship on Saturday, holding on under enormous pressure to beat ...

Japan seals Davis Cup World Group playoff victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 04:35
Ben McLachlan and Yasutaka Uchiyama defeated Tomislav Brkic and Nerman Fatic in straight sets in the doubles rubber on Saturday as Japan won its Davis ...

Kisenosato rebounds from loss

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 02:49
A day after his first loss, yokozuna Kisenosato bounced back with a hard-fought win over No. 4 maegashira Chiyonokuni at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament ...

Plan for Key Arena renovation OK’d

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 02:09
The Seattle City Council committee created to review plans for the renovation of KeyArena has unanimously approved the final transaction documents, setting the stage for ...

Red Wings star Henrik Zetterberg retiring after 15 seasons

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 02:08
Henrik Zetterberg knew something wasn’t right with his back last January when he stopped practicing. Despite the aches and pains, he did not miss a ...

Sumo 101: Tegata

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 02:05
Sumo might be a sport steeped in tradition but its governing body has a very modern approach to merchandising.Attend a sumo tournament and you will ...

Tanaka picks up 12th victory

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 01:41
Masahiro Tanaka threw six solid innings and picked up his 12th win as the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-0 on Friday.Tanaka ...

Sport climbers Akiyo Noguchi, Miho Nonaka place second, fifth at world championships

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 01:29
Asian Games gold medalist Akiyo Noguchi finished second Friday in the women’s bouldering final at the IFSC Climbing World Championships.The 29-year-old completed two of the ...

Bengals’ Joe Mixon set for knee surgery

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 01:22
Cincinnati rising star Joe Mixon will need arthroscopic surgery after injuring his right knee in the Bengals’ 34-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday.Running ...

Nasa Hataoka slips to four strokes back at Evian Championship

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 01:01
Nasa Hataoka dropped four strokes off the lead after carding an even-par 71 in Friday’s second round of the Evian Championship, the fifth and final ...

Former IAAF chief Lamine Diack faces fresh corruption charges

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 23:32
French authorities have added to former IAAF president Lamine Diack’s legal problems by charging him with favoring his son in negotiations over sponsorship and TV ...

Steelers’ Dan Carter shines in victorious Top League debut against Sungoliath

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 07:21
Dan Carter made his Japan Rugby Top League debut in stunning fashion Friday night as he led the Kobe Kobelco Steelers to a 36-20 defeat ...

Osmar scores late equalizer as Cerezo earn draw with Jubilo

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 07:05
Despite dominating possession and completing twice as many passes as their opponents, Cerezo Osaka needed a late equalizer from Spanish defender Osmar to salvage a ...

Juri Hara spearheads shutout win over Tigers with dominating performance on mound

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 06:48
Juri Hara pitched eight solid innings, drove in one run and scored another to lead the Tokyo Yakult Swallows to a 4-0 win over the ...

Jose Mourinho blasts pundits with barrage of Marcus Rashford statistics

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:57
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho blasted his critics with a barrage of statistics on Friday to defend the amount of playing time given to England ...

Japan claims 2-0 advantage over Bosnia-Herzegovina in Davis Cup tie

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:45
Japan took a 2-0 lead on the first day of its Davis Cup World Cup playoff tie against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Friday despite the absence of ...

Mets to activate David Wright for final homestand

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:20
The New York Mets announced that third baseman David Wright will return for the team’s final homestand on Sept. 29.The Mets said that they plan ...

Sumo 101: The Topknot

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 03:11
It’s common to smell sumo wrestlers before seeing them . . . and not in a bad way.The hair wax used in the sport has ...

Kisenosato dealt first loss

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:57
Yokozuna Kisenosato tasted his first defeat of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday, losing in an upset to No. 2 maegashira Chiyotairyu.The other two ...

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