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Daiya Seto wins 400 medley for third title of national championships

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 05:03
Daiya Seto claimed his third title of the national swimming championships Monday with victory in the men’s 400-meter individual medley.On the final day of the ...

Rikako Ikee enrolls at university while continuing battle against leukemia

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 04:38
Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee, who has put her athletic career on hold to undergo treatment for leukemia, has enrolled at Nihon University’s College of ...

Manny Pacquiao follows Floyd Mayweather in signing with RIZIN

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 04:26
Filipino multiple world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has signed with RIZIN, the Japanese mixed martial arts organization that put together Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition fight in ...

Carli Lloyd scores twice as U.S. women rout Belgium

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 02:52
The World Cup must be getting close, because Carli Lloyd is looking dangerous.The 2015 World Cup star scored her first two goals of the year ...

Fighters’ experiments with openers not going well early

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 02:48
The ironic thing about the Seibu Lions blowing up the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters’ “opener” strategy — in such a magnificent explosion of hits and ...

Charges filed against flare-waving Urawa fans in national first

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 01:11
The Saitama Prefectural Police department on Monday filed charges against three Urawa Reds supporters for violating the Road Traffic Act before and after the December ...

Ko Jin-young captures first major title; Ayako Uehara finishes in 26th place

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 01:11
Ko Jin-young won the ANA Inspiration for her first major title, celebrated with the traditional winner’s leap into Poppie’s Pond and will jump to No. ...

Being Tom Wilson: Inside the life of hockey’s most hated man

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 01:02
Tom Wilson tries not to read everything about him on social media.You’d think being on the receiving end of endless tweets and messages that are, ...

Mike Trout goes deep again to help Angels fly by Rangers

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 22:59
Texas Rangers relievers found themselves dealing with the wrong kind of buzz Sunday, first from bees in the bullpen and then from the crowd’s reaction ...

Giannis Antetokounmpo carries Bucks to 60th win of season

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 21:46
Giannis Antetokounmpo is in a perfect position to put the Bucks’ 60-win season in perspective.Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and Khris Middleton added 21 to send ...

Takuma Sato wins Indy Grand Prix of Alabama to earn fourth career IndyCar crown

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 18:58
Takuma Sato won the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on Sunday, earning his fourth career victory in IndyCar.Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, became the ...

Golden Kings down Hannaryz to defend West Division title

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 06:05
Buoyed by a dominant fourth quarter, the Ryukyu Golden Kings earned a 67-52 victory over the Kyoto Hannaryz on Sunday and clinched the West Division ...

Rio Olympic judo champ Shohei Ono among national invitational winners

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 05:32
Shohei Ono, Olympic champion in the men’s 73-kg division, defeated 2017 world champion Soichi Hashimoto to win his third title at the national invitational weight ...

Rei Takahashi solid over 7 as Hawks’ 7 homers down Marines

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 05:02
Rei Takahashi pitched seven solid innings on Sunday, and his Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks teammates blasted seven home runs in an 11-1 Pacific League win over ...

Shinri Shioura rewrites Japan record in men’s 50-meter freestyle

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 04:38
Shinri Shioura set a Japanese record in the men’s 50-meter freestyle on Sunday, the sixth day of the national championships.Shioura touched the wall in 21.67 ...

Gran Alegria earns first G1 win in record time

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 04:32
Gran Alegria was the uncontested winner of the Oka Sho on Sunday, claiming her first Grade 1 victory in record time.The second-favorite, ridden by Christophe ...

Daichi Kamada’s brace saves Sint-Truiden in Europa League playoffs

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 04:19
Japan’s Daichi Kamada netted a brace in Sint-Truiden’s 2-2 away draw with Westerlo on Saturday in the Belgian first-division Europa League playoffs.Kamada equalized just after ...

Yuka Yasuda finishes third at first women’s event held at Augusta National

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 03:39
Japanese teenager Yuka Yasuda finished third on Saturday at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship, the first-ever women’s competition held at the home of the ...

Lions newcomer Zach Neal gets Japan journey off to bright start

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 03:05
Zach Neal might have had an image of how his first start in Japan might go, but it’s unlikely there were Chiba Lotte Marines standing ...

Vlade Divac, Sidney Moncrief, Jack Sikma, Teresa Weatherspoon headline ’19 Hall class

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 02:47
The longest active streak of missing the NBA playoffs belongs to Sacramento, where general manager Vlade Divac has been trying to return the Kings to ...

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