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Steph Curry sweeps into Tokyo on tour of Asia

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 20:07
Making his final stop on a weeklong, three-city promotional tour, NBA superstar Steph Curry was tireless interacting with the local players and fans at an ...

Shohei Ohtani’s eight-game hitting streak ends as Angels beat Rangers

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 06:57
Shohei Ohtani saw his hitting streak end at eight games after going 0-for-3 as the cleanup hitter during the Los Angeles Angels’ 1-0 win over ...

Buffaloes’ Daiki Tomei tames Lions to earn first win since 2016

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 06:57
Right-hander Daiki Tomei pitched five scoreless innings and picked up his first win in two years in the Orix Buffaloes’ 7-0 victory over the Pacific ...

Top-ranked fighters win on Day 4

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 05:38
Yokozuna Kisenosato emptied the tanks yet again and pulled off his fourth consecutive win Wednesday at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament.Kisenosato had to muster all ...

Sumo 101: The Emperor’s Cup

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 05:19
“To the victor go the spoils” is a phrase that could have been coined for sumo.In a sport already top heavy in terms of privilege ...

Nippon Sport Science University fires ekiden director over violence against students

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 04:14
Nippon Sport Science University, a notable sports university in Japan, announced Wednesday it had dismissed the director of its ekiden road relay team over power ...

PSG announce deal to launch cryptocurrency

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 03:56
French footballing giants Paris Saint-Germain are launching their own cryptocurrency after announcing a new partnership with Socios.com, a blockchain company based in Malta.In a statement ...

Former Yomiuri great Warren Cromartie wants to see more passion from NPB clubs

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 03:55
Warren Cromartie was one of the greats of his day during his time with the Yomiuri Giants from 1984-1990. He was one of the Central ...

Ferrari, Mercedes prepare for battle

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 03:53
Sebastian Vettel is under growing pressure to slash Lewis Hamilton’s championship lead at this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix — and erase Ferrari’s painful memories from ...

Hisashi Iwakuma leaving Mariners to continue career in Japan

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 01:28
The Seattle Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma will leave the team at the end of this season in order to continue his playing career, the American League ...

Veteran Yomiuri Giants pitcher Toshiya Sugiuchi to retire: source

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 00:51
Veteran pitcher Toshiya Sugiuchi will retire at the end of the season, his seventh with the Yomiuri Giants, sources familiar with the matter said Wednesday.The ...

Clutch performances by Wladimir Balentien and Yasuhiro Ogawa give Tokyo Yakult Swallows a big win

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 06:43
Wladimir Balentien was more than ready to turn the page on one of his worst weeks of the season. Being able to do it in ...

Moriyasu Japan starts strong with 3-0 win over Costa Rica

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 06:15
A new-look Japan side gave manager Hajime Moriyasu a winning start to his tenure on Tuesday night, beating Costa Rica 3-0 in an international friendly.Takumi ...

Sumo 101: Ring names

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 05:23
A sumo wrestler's shikona, or ring name, can reveal much about his history and heritage.

Sigi Schmid steps down as coach of the LA Galaxy

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 04:04
Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in Major League Soccer history who led the LA Galaxy to the first of five MLS Cup titles, has stepped ...

Honda’s debut as general manager of Cambodia ends in loss

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 03:44
Keisuke Honda’s first match as general manager of Cambodia’s national team ended in a 3-1 loss to Malaysia in an international friendly on Monday.Honda, who ...

Track great Michael Johnson recovering from mini stroke

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 03:35
Olympic track great Michael Johnson says he is recovering from a mini stroke suffered last week.The 50-year-old sprinter said on Twitter he “rather surprisingly” was ...

Kisenosato perseveres to stay undefeated at Autumn meet

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 02:57
Yokozuna Kisenosato secured a third consecutive victory in his first meet back from injury on Tuesday, as most of the elite wrestlers in the top ...

Yuto Kishina battles hard to earn first JGP medal of career

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 02:39
Yuto Kishina kept Japan’s medal streak alive in the Junior Grand Prix this season by bringing home the bronze at the Lithuania JGP in Kaunas ...

AL Player of the Week Ohtani continues hit streak

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 02:20
Shohei Ohtani extended his hitting streak to eight games with a fourth-inning double but the Los Angeles Angels were defeated 5-2 by the Texas Rangers ...