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Keegan Bradley wins BMW title in playoff with Justin Rose; Hideki Matsuyama qualifies for Tour Championship

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 02:06
American Keegan Bradley ended a six-year drought when he won the BMW Championship in a playoff with Justin Rose on Monday, though the Englishman’s consolation ...

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green draws crowds in first Japan visit

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 06:28
Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green revealed that he was persuaded by Rakuten chairman Hiroshi Mikitani to come to Japan.“This is like my fourth NBA ...

Gymnastics officials handed suspension over alleged harassment

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 05:05
Japan’s gymnastics governing body on Monday handed two senior officials a temporary suspension over their alleged harassment of an Olympic gymnast.The Japan Gymnastics Association said ...

Browns avoid loss, tie Steelers 21-21 in sloppy game

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 03:59
One week in and the Browns are still undefeated.Now that’s progress. Cleveland ended its 17-game losing streak on Sunday with a 21-21 tie against the ...

Kisenosato keeps comeback on track with impressive Day 2 win

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 03:33
Yokozuna Kisenosato continued his comeback from injury in winning fashion Monday with a hard-fought victory over komusubi Takakeisho at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament.Returning after ...

Unraveling sumo’s most iconic fashion item

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 03:29
Sumo wrestlers on overseas tours have been called ‘naked goodwill ambassadors’.Most people first encountering the sport see it as giant guys fighting while wearing almost ...

Former Japan star Uchida sees gap in quality as Moriyasu era begins

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 03:21
Following a four-day delay caused by the recent Hokkaido earthquake, Japan’s men’s soccer team will make their debut under new head coach Hajime Moriyasu on ...

Carp pitcher Daichi Osera in good position in race for Sawamura Award

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 03:10
The Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp only have one more game remaining against the last-place Chunichi Dragons, inexplicably the only CL team with a winning record ...

Sara Takanashi wins seventh straight summer GP ski jumping title

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:54
Sara Takanashi placed third in the women’s individual large hill event in Russia on Sunday, which was enough to make her the overall champion in ...

Shohei Ohtani stretches hit streak to seven games as Angels sweep White Sox

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:51
Shohei Ohtani extended his hitting streak to seven games when he doubled in the Los Angeles Angels’ 1-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on ...

‘Serena was wary’ — Kimiko Date tips Naomi Osaka as Japan’s first world number one

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:17
After going from goofball to Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka can follow her historic US Open triumph by becoming Japan’s first world number one, predicts ...

Novak Djokovic outlasts Juan Martin del Potro to win U.S. Open title

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 23:56
The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was barking at himself, at his ...

Serena Williams fined $17,000 after U.S. Open final outburst in loss to Naomi Osaka

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 17:44
Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 by the U.S. Tennis Association in the wake her outburst during a controversial U.S. Open final loss to Japan’s ...

Shonan advances to Levain Cup semifinal for first time in 22 years

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 07:17
Shonan Bellmare booked a place in the semifinals of the Levain Cup on Sunday following a 5-2 aggregate victory over holders Cerezo Osaka.The two J-League ...

Shohei Ohtani connects on three-run triple during Angels’ win over White Sox

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 07:06
Shohei Ohtani hit his second MLB triple Saturday, driving in three runs and scoring twice as the Los Angeles Angels hammered out a 12-3 win ...

Kazuto Ioka earns unanimous decision in first bout since coming out of retirement

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 07:00
Japanese triple champion Kazuto Ioka won his first bout since returning from retirement, beating Puerto Rico’s McWilliams Arroyo in a unanimous decision on Saturday for ...

Sumo 101: The Ring

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 06:57
Sumo tournaments take place on a raised ring called a dohyo. The kanji characters for dohyo (土俵) literally translate as clay and rice straw bales ...

Yokozuna Kisenosato makes victorious return to dohyo

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 06:57
Kisenosato made a winning return on Sunday at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament after missing a record-setting eight consecutive meets due to injury.Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho ...

Japan celebrates after Naomi Osaka’s triumph in U.S. Open final

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 06:40
Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam singles title Sunday at the U.S. Open, sparking celebrations among her family and ...

Kenta Imamiya, Rick Van den Hurk lead Hawks past Buffaloes

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 05:47
Rick van den Hurk hurled seven solid innings and Kenta Imamiya drove in the only run on Sunday as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks eked out ...

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