Tanii takes bronze in 50-km race walk

Aug 29, 2015

Tanii takes bronze in 50-km race walk

Takayuki Tanii won Japan’s first world championships medal in race walking by capturing the men’s 50-km bronze at the IAAF World Championships on Saturday. Tanii, last year’s Asian Games champion, finished in 3 hours, 42 minutes, 55 seconds to book his spot in next ...

Offense carries Tanaka, Yanks

Aug 29, 2015

Offense carries Tanaka, Yanks

Masahiro Tanaka overcame a nightmarish start to go seven innings and pick up his 10th win of the season as the New York Yankees defeated the Atlanta Braves 15-4 on Friday evening. Before 35,546 at Turner Field, Tanaka (10-6) allowed three runs on five ...

Spieth misses cut, loses top ranking

Aug 29, 2015

Spieth misses cut, loses top ranking

Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays. He also lost his No. 1 ranking. Bubba Watson, momentarily distracted by a rare warning for taking too long to play a shot, recovered with a birdie on the 18th ...

Aug 29, 2015

Scully to return for 67th season

The voice of summer in Los Angeles plans to return next year. Vin Scully will be back for a record 67th season in the broadcast booth for the Dodgers, who revealed the news Friday night. The 87-year-old Hall of Fame announcer’s consecutive years of ...

Aug 29, 2015

Eagles skipper Okubo set to resign

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles manager Hiromoto “Dave” Okubo intends to resign at season’s end to take responsibility for the club’s poor performance, a source said Saturday. In Okubo’s first full season as manager after serving as interim skipper for a spell in 2014, the ...

Nishikori confident entering U.S. Open

Aug 29, 2015

Nishikori confident entering U.S. Open

Returning to the site of his best Grand Slam effort to date, world No. 4 Kei Nishikori said Friday he was going into the U.S. Open having achieved the best results of his life. A year ago, Nishikori nearly withdrew from the U.S. Open ...