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BayStars starter Shinichi Onuki earns first career victory

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 07:09
Shinichi Onuki picked up the first win of his career by pitching five solid innings on Thursday as the Yokohama BayStars claimed a 5-2 win ...

IAAF’s Sebastian Coe cleared of misleading British lawmakers

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 06:46
IAAF chief Sebastian Coe has been cleared of misleading British lawmakers about his knowledge of a Russian doping scandal.The IAAF’s ethics board said it closed ...

Nathan Chen, Vincent Zhou give U.S. slight lead over Japan at World Team Trophy

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 06:15
The 1-2 punch of world champion Nathan Chen and world bronze medalist Vincent Zhou propelled the United States into the lead on the opening day ...

Rugby Australia set to terminate Israel Folau’s contract after anti-gay post

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 03:38
Rugby Australia said it plans to terminate Israel Folau’s contract after the star fullback made anti-gay comments on social media for the second year in ...

Wallabies icon George Gregan preaches value of preparation in quest for RWC title

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 03:31
George Gregan has experienced the full gamut of Rugby World Cup emotions, but the Australian legend knows what he is looking forward to most when ...

Elite teams set pace as title chase heats up

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 03:30
There’s an old adage cited by managers and coaches that comes to mind as the B. League regular season winds down.“You want to be playing ...

Pistons clinch final playoff spot in East

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 02:21
The Detroit Pistons knew a victory Wednesday night would guarantee them a playoff spot. And, from the opening tip, they left no doubt that was ...

Mariners’ Yusei Kikuchi still winless after four MLB starts

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 01:58
Seattle Mariners rookie Yusei Kikuchi remained winless after four starts on Wednesday, a bad day for all three Japanese starting pitchers in the major leagues.Kikuchi ...

Jordan Spieth hopeful Masters memories can help him end slump

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 00:44
Tiger Woods is a winner again, making him even more appealing at the Masters.“I’ve worked my way back into one of the players that can ...

JBA lifts ban on four ex-national team players caught paying for sex

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 23:58
The Japan Basketball Association said Thursday it has lifted the suspension of four former national team players who were caught buying sex during last year’s ...

Josh Bailey’s OT goal propels Islanders past Penguins in playoff opener

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 23:38
Josh Bailey didn’t have much time to think when he saw the puck on the side of the crease after Mathew Barzal’s try hit the ...

Ajax, Juventus settle for tie; Barcelona tops Man United

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 23:29
After showing no fear against Real Madrid, a young Ajax squad didn’t back down against Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus either.Ajax replied quickly after Ronaldo scored ...

Consadole, FC Tokyo earn Levain Cup victories

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 07:24
Japan striker Musashi Suzuki bagged a hat trick as Consadole Sapporo thrashed visiting Shonan Bellmare 4-1 in the Levain Cup on Wednesday night.The recent Samurai ...

BayStars lefty Haruhiro Hamaguchi tames Tigers to earn first career shutout

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 07:15
Haruhiro Hamaguchi made up for seven walks by picking off two runners and striking out nine en route to a one-hit shutout for the Yokohama ...

U.S. ace Nathan Chen in high spirits on eve of World Team Trophy

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 06:37
Two-time world champion Nathan Chen appeared in good form during the afternoon practice on Wednesday ahead of the start of the World Team Trophy here ...

Former Japan manager Vahid Halilhodzic drops defamation suit against JFA

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 04:14
Former Japan manager Vahid Halilhodzic withdrew the lawsuit he filed against the Japan Football Association over his dismissal just two months before last year’s World ...

Japan loses lead twice in draw against Germany in Women’s World Cup warmup

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 03:43
Japan gave up a one-goal lead twice and played out a 2-2 draw against world No. 2 Germany Tuesday in a warmup for June’s FIFA ...

Former UFC champ T.J. Dillashaw accepts two-year doping ban

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 03:38
Former UFC champion T.J. Dillashaw has accepted a two-year suspension for doping.The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which administers the UFC’s drug testing policy, announced the ban ...

Japan to play El Salvador in Copa America warmup

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 03:38
The Japanese men’s national team will play an international friendly against El Salvador on June 9, the Japan Football Association announced Wednesday.Japan, ranked No. 26 ...

Sweeping changes needed for J. League Cup

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 03:01
With the J. League season in full swing, it’s sometimes easy to forget that the J. League YBC Levain Cup is also in progress.As Japan’s ...

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