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Hawks rout Lions to extend PL lead

Sep 3, 2015

Hawks rout Lions to extend PL lead

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks ace Tadashi Settsu repeatedly pitched his way out of trouble to go seven innings and earn the win in a 10-1 rout of the Seibu Lions on Thursday. Mixing his fastball, sinker and curve, Settsu (9-5) allowed just a run on ...

Rooney has chance to eclipse Charlton's mark

Sep 3, 2015

Rooney has chance to eclipse Charlton's mark

Wayne Rooney can break Bobby Charlton’s 45-year-old record and become the first player to score 50 goals for England when Roy Hodgson’s men take on San Marino and Switzerland in two upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers in next week. Charlton’s mark of 49 goals from ...

Sep 3, 2015

Wakanosato announces retirement

Former sekiwake Wakanosato announced Thursday that he plans to retire. The 39-year-old, whose real name is Shinobu Kogawa, had previously spoken of his intention to hang up his mawashi if he dropped into the makushita division, something his 4-11 record in July’s Nagoya Grand ...

Sep 3, 2015

Samoa's Thompson suspended for Rugby World Cup opener

Veteran Samoan lock Kane Thompson will miss his country’s opening game at the Rugby World Cup against the United States after receiving a two-match ban for punching an opponent, the governing body, World Rugby, announced on Wednesday. The 33-year-old New Zealand-born second row, set ...

Sep 3, 2015

Japan auto unions mull demanding pay-scale hike for third year

The Confederation of Japan Automobile Workers’ Unions, or JAW, is considering requesting a pay-scale hike for the shunto spring wage negotiations for the third straight year in 2016, JAW President Yasunobu Aihara said Thursday. The umbrella body of labor unions at Japanese automakers requested ...

Chung claims AFC breaking rules by lobbying for Platini

Sep 3, 2015

Chung claims AFC breaking rules by lobbying for Platini

South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-joon has accused the Asian Football Confederation of breaking electoral and ethical rules by lobbying for rival candidate Michel Platini in the upcoming FIFA presidential election. In a news conference in Seoul on Thursday, Chung said that the AFC has ...

Mayweather reaffirms plan to retire

Sep 3, 2015

Mayweather reaffirms plan to retire

Floyd Mayweather Jr. plans to go out unbeaten and on his own terms, as ‘The Best Ever’, when he ends his boxing career in Las Vegas next week with a welterweight title defense against Andre Berto. Should Mayweather win, as is widely expected, he ...