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Yudai Baba aims for greatness under father’s watch

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 03:27
Toyama City Gymnasium belonged to local star Yudai Baba on Friday night.But there was no bragging from either himself or his father, Toshiharu. Baba was ...

United overcomes slow start for tie against Southampton

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 02:14
It seemingly takes a sleepy start to a game to jolt Manchester United’s players into action these days.Their latest stirring comeback came at Southampton on ...

Deontay Wilder keeps heavyweight title after draw with Tyson Fury

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 00:35
Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury fought to a split draw Saturday night, with Wilder retaining his WBC heavyweight title after knocking down his British challenger ...

No. 1 Gonzaga rallies past Creighton

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 21:29
Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. got off to a slow start against Creighton for the second year in a row. Like last year, he finished with ...

Jalen Hurts comes off bench to lead No. 1 Alabama over No. 4 Georgia in SEC title game

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 20:29
Jalen Hurts spent most of the season watching from the sideline, cheering on the guy who took his job and hoping for one more chance ...

Utsunomiya to host 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 05:51
Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, has been chosen to host next year’s FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final, basketball’s global governing body announced on Friday.The event is scheduled ...

Japan coach Julio Lamas says team won’t take Kazakhstan lightly

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 05:49
One night after its crushing victory over Qatar in the second round of the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers, the Akatsuki Five have no intention ...

Etsuko Tada claims WBO women’s minimumweight title with unanimous decision over Kayoko Ebata

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 03:59
Etsuko Tada defeated Kayoko Ebata on Saturday to win the WBO women’s minimumweight world championship.The 37-year-old Tada overcame a knockdown to win a unanimous decision ...

Rockets fire on all cylinders in lopsided victory over Spurs

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 03:38
The Houston Rockets are starting to feel whole, and they demonstrated that by taking apart the San Antonio Spurs.Clint Capela had 27 points and 12 ...

Jubilo face relegation playoff after loss to Frontale on own goal in 94th minute

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 03:33
Jubilo Iwata will face a playoff to remain in the first division after a 94th-minute own goal by captain Kentaro Oi gave Kawasaki Frontale a ...

Suntory, Yamaha move on to Top League semifinals

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 02:55
Suntory Sungoliath will play Yamaha Jubilo for a spot in the Japan Rugby Top League final after both sides won hard-fought quarterfinals on Saturday.Suntory held ...

Ex-Barcelona striker David Villa announces move to Vissel Kobe

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 02:33
Former Spain and Barcelona striker David Villa announced Saturday that he has signed with Vissel Kobe, joining his former teammate Andres Iniesta.Villa tweeted a video ...

Sara Takanashi finishes third in first World Cup event of season

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 02:32
Sara Takanashi opened the World Cup season on Friday with a third-place finish in the women’s normal hill, coming in behind first-time winner Juliane Seyfarth ...

Brian Agler resigns as coach of Los Angeles Sparks

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 02:22
Brian Agler is ready for a new challenge.The longtime WNBA coach resigned as coach of the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday after four years with ...

Cardiff climbs out of relegation zone

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 02:22
Cardiff coach Neil Warnock will spend his 70th birthday a happy man after his squad climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone with a ...

Pacers guard Victor Oladipo sidelined with sore knee

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 02:21
Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo will be out indefinitely as he tries to recover from a sore right knee.Oladipo already has missed six straight games ...

Reds decline new offer for Billy Hamilton

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 02:20
Speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton became a free agent when the Cincinnati Reds failed to offer a 2019 contract by Friday’s deadline.Hamilton, 27, hit .236 with ...

IOC leader Thomas Bach speaks out on many issues

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 02:13
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the organization is still reviewing multiple proposals concerning the possibility of extreme heat during the 2020 Summer Games ...

Capitals capture seventh straight victory

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 01:07
Tom Wilson got back on the score sheet and put himself back under the microscope that has become a part of his existence in the ...

Beat Feuz wins World Cup downhill

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 01:07
Swiss racer Beat Feuz has no doubt why he wound up on top — the downhill race was moved from the top.Given the weather conditions, ...

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