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Usami makes first game-winning hit of career one to remember

6 hours 7 min ago
It was only 10 days ago that Shingo Usami recorded his first pro hit. After his last swing of the bat on Friday night, the ...
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Ishikawa cards opening-round 66, sits five strokes off pace at Wyndham Championship

7 hours 26 min ago
Ryo Ishikawa got off to a solid 4-under 66 start that left him five strokes behind the leader Matt Every after the first round of ...
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Triple jumper Pyatykh receives four-year doping ban

7 hours 27 min ago
Russian triple jumper Anna Pyatykh was on Friday handed a four-year doping ban and stripped of her 2007 IAAF World Athletics Championship bronze medal, the ...
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Giants’ Shun Yamaguchi suspended for rest of season for alleged violence at hospital

8 hours 27 min ago
Yomiuri Giants right-hander Shun Yamaguchi was suspended for the remainder of the season on Friday after charges against the 30-year-old were referred to prosecutors over ...
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Fujioka blossoming into star, leader

10 hours 19 min ago
There is probably nobody else that shines as brightly as Manami Fujioka does in Japanese women’s basketball right now, and many believe that she has ...
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Reds jump out to 9-0 lead, hold off Cubs in slugfest

10 hours 20 min ago
Phillip Ervin may be a late-bloomer, but the Cincinnati outfielder has arrived in the majors with bang.Ervin hit a two-run homer to snap a tie ...
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Barca loses Suarez for four weeks with injury

10 hours 21 min ago
After losing Neymar for good, Barcelona will also face the first month of the Spanish League season without Luis Suarez.Barcelona said on Thursday that Suarez ...
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Endo recovering from surgery on left ankle

10 hours 24 min ago
Endo underwent surgery on his left ankle in late July after withdrawing from the 15-day Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament earlier that month, his stablemaster Oitekaze ...
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Miyazato to skip Canadian tournament due to family matter

10 hours 43 min ago
Ai Miyazato, who will retire from golf after 12 seasons on the LPGA Tour, has decided not to compete in an upcoming tournament in Canada, ...
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Japan women remain winless at World Cup

10 hours 52 min ago
Japan showed its attacking ability with three late tries Thursday, but it was not enough to prevent a third-straight pool stage loss as it went ...
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World Cup champion Hirscher breaks ankle

11 hours 1 min ago
Six-time overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher has broken his left ankle and will be in a cast for six weeks.The Austrian ski federation says ...
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Ex-Patriots nose tackle Lester Williams dies at 58

11 hours 4 min ago
The New England Patriots said former nose tackle Lester Williams, who started in the franchise’s first Super Bowl appearance during the 1985 season, has died. ...
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Beijing Olympic champion cyclist Sanchez suspended for doping

11 hours 5 min ago
Former Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez was suspended on Thursday after failing an out-of-competition doping test.The International Cycling Union said the Spanish rider for BMC ...
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Devils center Zajac out with chest injury

11 hours 6 min ago
The New Jersey Devils have lost top center Travis Zajac for four to six months with a pectoral injury.Devils executive vice president and general manager ...
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Muguruza rallies to reach quarterfinals

11 hours 44 min ago
Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza overcame a long rain delay in the third set and fought off three match points Thursday before advancing to the quarterfinals ...
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Azarenka may pass up U.S. Open over child custody dispute

11 hours 48 min ago
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka says her participation in the U.S. Open is in doubt because she might not be able to bring her ...
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New acquisition Darby impressive in debut as Eagles top Bills

11 hours 55 min ago
Of all the high-profile players making debuts in a new uniform, Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby was most impressive.Darby intercepted former teammate Tyrod Taylor’s pass and ...
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BayStars southpaw Imanaga notches 10th win of season

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:07
Shota Imanaga struck out seven over as many shutout innings as the second-year lefty picked up his 10th win of the season in the Yokohama ...
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Ex-world championships marathon runner Hara arrested for shoplifting

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:19
Police arrested Thursday former marathon runner Yumiko Hara on suspicion of shoplifting.Hara, who represented Japan in two world championships and placed sixth in the women’s ...
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Former Notre Dame star, NBA forward Tommy Hawkins dies at 80

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:03
Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year ...
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