Ex-Wolverines set for Japan debut

Jul 30, 2016

Ex-Wolverines set for Japan debut

Like most other American players, quarterback Devin Gardner and wide receiver Jeremy Gallon had no idea that football was even played there. Now, the two former University of Michigan players will open up a new chapter of their football career “there” — in Japan. ...

'God's Left' Yamanaka looking forward to rematch against Moreno

Jul 6, 2016

'God's Left' Yamanaka looking forward to rematch against Moreno

WBC bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka will take on Anselmo Moreno in a rematch, while former double champion Hozumi Hasegawa will attempt to recapture a world title against Hugo Ruiz in a WBC super bantamweight bout on September 16, at Edion Arena Osaka, the organizers ...

Sprinter Yamagata aims for success at Rio Games

Jun 30, 2016

Sprinter Yamagata aims for success at Rio Games

Despite coming up short in the national championships, Olympic-bound sprinter Ryota Yamagata has high expectations for himself at the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Games. The 24-year-old, who finished runner-up to Aska Cambridge by 0.01 seconds for a 10.17 mark in the men’s 100-meter final ...

Matsui happy to be Japan's sixth man

Jun 29, 2016

Matsui happy to be Japan's sixth man

Keijuro Matsui isn’t quite like the rest of the 12 players on the Japan men’s national team for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade. While his teammates are starters for their respective clubs, that is not the case for Matsui. The 30-year-old shooting ...