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Kakuryu makes winning start at Nagoya Basho in quest for third straight title

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 03:19
Yokozuna Kakuryu, looking for his third straight championship, was dominating on Sunday, the first day of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.The Mongolian managed to corral ...

Mark Reynolds’ career night leads Nationals past Marlins

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 00:18
Mark Reynolds may have sent his manager toward a sleepless night.How is Dave Martinez supposed to rest when he’s got to figure out whether Reynolds’ ...

England’s World Cup run causing huge stir at home

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 23:53
So often the source of letdowns and embarrassments, England’s soccer team is a unifying force among players and the nation.At least in some sections of ...

Padres recall Kazuhisa Makita from minors

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 23:13
The San Diego Padres said they have called up right-hander Kazuhisa Makita from the minors Saturday, the day after the National League team optioned the ...

Dodgers place Kenta Maeda on paternity list

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 23:03
Right-hander Kenta Maeda was placed on the paternity list by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday, a day after his wife gave birth to his ...

Kei Nishikori moves into fourth round at Wimbledon but Naomi Osaka bows out

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 22:54
Kei Nishikori advanced to the fourth round of Wimbledon on Saturday with a 6-1, 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 victory over Australian Nick Kyrgios.But on a day ...

Croatia ends Russia’s run toward the World Cup semifinals

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 20:53
Nyet this time.Although Russia made it further at this year’s World Cup than most anyone expected, it was Croatia that advanced to the semifinals with ...

Bringing it home? England beats Sweden 2-0 to earn spot in World Cup semifinals

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 20:36
England achieved something David Beckham’s generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored with headers in a ...

Marines’ Mike Bolsinger stifles Fighters, wins 10th straight start

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 06:44
Former Los Angeles Dodger Mike Bolsinger allowed just a run en route to winning his 10th straight start as the Chiba Lotte Marines trounced the ...

Waratahs pulverize Sunwolves, advance to Super Rugby playoffs

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 05:51
The New South Wales Waratahs clinched first place in Super Rugby’s Australian Conference in emphatic fashion on Saturday with a 77-25 win over the Sunwolves.The ...

Royals, 16-year-old pitcher Kaito Yuki hammer out minor league deal

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 05:31
The Kansas City Royals have agreed with 16-year-old pitcher Kaito Yuki on the terms of a minor league contract, sources said Saturday.Yuki, who represented Japan ...

USA Basketball selects nine coaches to assist Gregg Popovich at national team minicamp

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 03:24
USA Basketball has picked its lineup of coaches to assist Gregg Popovich at the men’s national team minicamp in Las Vegas this month.Of the nine ...

Giants fire outfielder Takahiro Kakizawa for stealing, selling teammates’ equipment

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 03:20
The Yomiuri Giants have terminated the contract of minor league outfielder Takahiro Kakizawa for stealing from teammates and selling their equipment, the Central League club ...

Buffaloes acquire pitchers Akira Iwamoto, Donn Roach

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 03:00
The Orix Buffaloes have acquired former Hanshin Tigers pitcher Akira Iwamoto and former Chicago White Sox minor leaguer Donn Roach, the Pacific League club announced ...

Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto receives contract extension

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 01:31
The Seattle Mariners signed general manager Jerry Dipoto to a multiyear contract extension on Friday, a reward for the club being on track to end ...

Venus goes out as Federer, Serena move to 4th round

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 01:22
Venus Williams became the latest former champion to be knocked out at Wimbledon.Her sister Serena is still going strong, though, after overcoming her toughest test ...

Shohei Ohtani, Angels stage late rally over Dodgers

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 01:21
The Los Angeles Angels used a two-out walk by Shohei Ohtani and a throwing error on Yasiel Puig to rally for a dramatic 3-2 victory ...

Watanabe solid in Vegas debut

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 01:20
Undrafted free agent Yuta Watanabe had a solid NBA Summer League debut for the Brooklyn Nets on Friday in Las Vegas.Watanabe, who came off the ...

Former NBA big forward Clifford Rozier dies at 45

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 01:19
Former NBA player Clifford Rozier has died following a heart attack. He was 45.Rozier’s brother, Kobie Rozier, posted on Facebook that Clifford Rozier had been ...

Japan’s Gotoku Sakai retires from international duty

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 01:18
Defender Gotoku Sakai has become the third Japanese player to retire from international duty on the heels of the squad’s heartbreaking World Cup exit following ...

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