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Lineup switch pays off for Pirates in victory over Nationals

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 01:32
Looking for a spark to get his offense going, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle made a change to the top of his batting order by stacking ...

England’s set-piece mastery reaping rewards

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 01:27
Forget bending them like Beckham. At this World Cup, it has been a case of teasing them in like Trippier and angling them in like ...

Anaheim Ducks to retire numbers of Hall of Famers Paul Kariya, Scott Niedermayer

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 01:11
The Anaheim Ducks will retire the numbers of Paul Kariya and Scott Niedermayer during the upcoming season.Ducks owners Henry and Susan Samueli announced the honors ...

JFA chief Kozo Tashima says Jurgen Klinsmann hasn’t been contacted about coaching post

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 01:10
Japan Football Association president Kozo Tashima on Tuesday denied reports claiming that the governing body has contacted former Germany and U.S. boss Jurgen Klinsmann regarding ...

Luis Enrique hired as Spain’s new coach

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 01:09
Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has signed a two-year deal to take charge of Spain.He replaces Julen Lopetegui, who was fired on the eve of ...

BMC beats Sky to capture team time trial

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 01:07
Chris Froome’s Team Sky came up four seconds short of winning the team time trial in the third stage of the Tour de France on ...

Kei Nishikori powers past arm injury to set up quarter-final match with Novak Djokovic

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 17:37
Kei Nishikori became the first Japanese man in 23 years to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday and then predicted a “war” with Novak Djokovic ...

Kohei Arihara, Haruki Nishikawa lead way as Fighters rout Hawks

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 06:55
Kohei Arihara was impressive over seven innings and Haruki Nishikawa drove in four runs to lead the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters to a 10-1 victory ...

Peter Sagan wins Stage 2 of Tour de France,

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 04:23
A year after leaving the Tour de France in disgrace, Peter Sagan earned the race’s yellow jersey on Sunday after doing what he does best: ...

Padres pitcher Kazuhisa Makita sent to minors for fourth time in 2018

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 04:20
A day after being recalled, Kazuhisa Makita was sent down to the minors for the fourth time in his major league debut season, the San ...

Vettel overcomes pain to hold off Hamilton

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 04:13
After laboring with neck pain on Saturday, Sebastian Vettel found the perfect tonic 24 hours later — matching Alain Prost’s total of 51 Grand Prix ...

Big names shine on second day of Nagoya Basho

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 04:13
Newly promoted ozeki Tochinoshin rolled to another victory on Monday, the second day of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.Yokozuna duo Hakuho and Kakuryu also remained ...

Tigers should consider trading pitcher Shintaro Fujinami

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 03:55
The Hanshin Tigers should trade pitcher Shintaro Fujinami.Yes, that Shintaro Fujinami. The fire-balling right-hander who dominated at Koshien Stadium during Osaka Toin’s run to the ...

B. League releases schedule for upcoming 2018-19 season

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 03:19
The B. League is keeping its feet moving forward as it prepares for its third year, hoping to broaden basketball’s appeal among the public.On Monday, ...

MLB reveals rosters for All-Star Game; Cardinals’ Miles Mikolas named to NL squad

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 01:06
Mike Trout, Aaron Judge and Mookie Betts form a dream outfield for the American League. Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer make up a not-so-gracious welcome ...

Kim Sei-young eclipses record in win; Nasa Hataoka finishes 29th

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 01:05
Nasa Hataoka finished in a tie for 29th place on Sunday after finishing 18 shots behind South Korea’s Kim Sei-young, who eclipsed the LPGA’s 72-hole ...

France holds no hard feelings over Henry’s role with Belgium

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 01:04
Thierry Henry might be working as an assistant coach for Belgium, but his place in the pantheon of French soccer is secure, and there will ...

Shohei Ohtani lifts Angels with first pinch-hit home run

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 00:42
Shohei Ohtani’s versatility was on display again Sunday.The two-way star launched a pinch-hit home run in the seventh inning that sent Andrew Heaney and the ...

Teenage prospect Kaito Yuki targets major league career after choosing Royals over Koshien

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 04:37
Sixteen-year-old pitcher Kaito Yuki, who signed a minor league deal with the Kansas City Royals, said Sunday he chose turning pro over playing high school ...

Shogo Akiyama leads Lions to extra-innings victory over Eagles

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 04:07
Shogo Akiyama hit an 11th-inning, tie-breaking home run Sunday, lifting the Seibu Lions to a 4-3 extra-inning victory over the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles.In front ...

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