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Japan stumbles against Ukraine in World Cup warm-up

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 18:00
A 69th-minute winner from substitute Oleksandr Karavayev proved the difference Tuesday as Ukraine defeated Japan 2-1 in the second of two World Cup warm-ups for ...

Mariners unsure if Ichiro Suzuki will be fit enough to start season

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 18:00
The Seattle Mariners are monitoring Ichiro Suzuki’s strained right calf to determine whether he’ll be on the opening day roster or the disabled list.Ichiro went ...

Ski jumper Sara Takanashi vows to extend World Cup wins record

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 05:53
Ski jumper Sara Takanashi said Tuesday she aims to extend her record number of World Cup victories as she returned to Japan after winning the ...

Wakaba Higuchi seizes on defining moment at worlds

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 03:32
“Man looks in the abyss, there’s nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out ...

Yankees first baseman Greg Bird needs ankle surgery again

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 03:01
Oft-injured New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird will need surgery on his ailing right ankle and could be sidelined for nearly two months.The Yankees ...

ESPN playing it for laughs with list

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:56
It’s beyond comprehension how ESPN The Magazine could omit Michael Phelps from its new list dubbed the “Dominant 20” athletes of the past 20 years.The ...

Tubby Smith to become High Point hoop coach: source

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:42
Tubby Smit has agreed to take over as head men’s basketball coach at High Point, said a person familiar with the situation. Smith played for ...

Ex-MLB slugger Albert Belle arrested on DUI charge

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:40
Former Cleveland Indians All-Star outfielder Albert Belle was arrested on charges of indecent exposure and extreme driving under the influence outside a soccer stadium in ...

Former world champ Shinsuke Yamanaka retires

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:35
Shinsuke Yamanaka, who successfully defended his WBC bantamweight crown in 12 consecutive fights spoke on Monday about his career and his decision to retire.“There is ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft discounts any discord in organization

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:34
Every marriage has its ups and downs. So New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft urges everyone not to read too much into any reported discord ...

Rams, veteran Ndamukong Suh finalize one-year deal

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:33
Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh agreed to a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams on Monday, joining All-Pro Aaron Donald on a potentially fearsome defensive ...

Shohei Ohtani gets hit in first game at Dodger Stadium

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:32
Shohei Ohtani brought his hyped bat to the bright lights of Los Angeles, one step closer to the real thing for the Angels’ two-way experiment.Ohtani ...

Hall of Fame mentor Mel Rosen passes away at 90

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:32
Mel Rosen, a former Auburn and Olympic track and field coach, has died.An Auburn spokesman said Rosen died Sunday at an Auburn nursing home with ...

Vegas clinches playoff spot in first season

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:15
The Vegas Golden Knights chose to celebrate a monumental moment for the franchise by thinking back to how its inaugural season began — hoping the ...

San Francisco Giants bring Dusty Baker back as special adviser

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:01
One of the organization’s most popular managers, Dusty Baker, is rejoining the San Francisco Giants nearly 16 years after his difficult departure.The 68-year-old Baker, who ...

Slugger Wladimir Balentien alters focus going into new season

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 01:58
Wladimir Balentien switched things up a little this spring.While the Tokyo Yakult Swallows star still got in his swings in the batter’s box, he spent ...

No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz plays in first game for 76ers since October

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 01:48
Markelle Fultz heard 20,000 fans chanting “Fultz! Fultz! Fultz!” and for a fleeting moment he thought they were serenading Philly’s most popular athlete.“I thought they ...

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