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Sato, Iwasa soar to 1-2 finish

Yukiya Sato and Yuken Iwasa won the gold and silver medals, respectively, to give Japan a 1-2 finish in the individual competition in men’s normal hill ski jumping at the Asian Winter Games on Wednesday. A day after the event was delayed due to strong winds, the 21-year-old Sato recorded ...

Feb 22, 2017

Value of Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey listed as $500K

The value of Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey is listed as $500,000 on a Houston Police Department report. The New England Patriots quarterback is listed as the complainant in the report dated Feb. 6, the day after the Patriots came back from a ...

Feb 22, 2017

Omori to fight for WBO bantamweight title

Japanese seventh-ranked challenger Shohei Omori will get a crack at Filipino champion Marlon Tapales for the WBO bantamweight title at Osaka’s Edion Arena on April 23, his WOZ gym announced on Wednesday. Omori, 24, will be taking his first shot at a world title ...

Blackhawks' Toews scores hat trick

Feb 22, 2017

Blackhawks' Toews scores hat trick

The relatively slow start to the season for Jonathan Toews has been buried by his recent surge. The captain is in prime form at the right time for the Blackhawks, reminding the Minnesota Wild that their postseason path will likely lead to Chicago. Toews ...

Nishikori smashes racket during first-round loss in Brazil

Feb 22, 2017

Nishikori smashes racket during first-round loss in Brazil

Kei Nishikori smashed his racket into the red clay after losing the first set on Tuesday, an unusual burst of anger from the usually calm Japanese player. Destroying the racket didn’t help. He lost the second set, too, as Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci upset the ...

Semifinalists decided for men's curling tournament

Feb 21, 2017

Semifinalists decided for men's curling tournament

Taiwan advanced to the semifinals of the men’s curling tournament at the Asian Winter Games with a 13-2 victory over Kazakhstan on Tuesday evening. China improved to 5-0 with a 14-5 win over already eliminated Qatar, while Japan lost 8-4 to South Korea. Wednesday’s ...

Takagi grabs third medal in two days

Feb 21, 2017

Takagi grabs third medal in two days

Miho Takagi claimed her third speedskating medal at the Asian Winter Games on Tuesday with a victory in the women’s 1,500 meters, while Nao Kodaira earned her second gold after beating two-time defending Olympic champ Lee Sang-hwa of South Korea in the 500-meter competition. ...

Panthers edge Blues, complete 5-0 road trip

Feb 21, 2017

Panthers edge Blues, complete 5-0 road trip

The Florida Panthers began their five-game road trip near the back of a crowded field in the Eastern Conference playoff race. After sweeping the trip they’re near the top of the Atlantic Division. Vincent Trocheck scored with just under 5 seconds remaining to lift ...

Japan's men, women taste curling defeat

Feb 20, 2017

Japan's men, women taste curling defeat

Japan suffered its first defeat in both men’s and women’s curling at the Asian Winter Games on Monday. The men’s team came out on the losing end in a battle of unbeatens against China, going down 9-6 for its first loss in three matches ...