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Red Wings rally for shootout victory over Bruins

Jan 19, 2017

Red Wings rally for shootout victory over Bruins

Thomas Vanek and the Detroit Red Wings have been perfect in shootouts this season. Vanek and Frans Nielsen scored in a shootout to lift the Red Wings to a comeback 6-5 win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. In 1-on-1 duels after regulation ...

Osaka knocked out of Australian Open in second round

Jan 19, 2017

Osaka knocked out of Australian Open in second round

Up-and-coming Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the Australian Open in the second round on Thursday after losing to Britain’s Johanna Konta in straight sets. Konta, the ninth seed, ended Japanese interest in the women’s singles competition, taking a little over an ...

Brown apologizes for posting video

Jan 19, 2017

Brown apologizes for posting video

Antonio Brown insists he didn’t mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when he livestreamed the raucous aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs last week. The ever social media savvy Brown also didn’t rule out doing ...

Jan 18, 2017

University rugby teams to be left out of national championships

University rugby, the traditional center of the game in Japan, will no longer have a place in the national championships, the Japan Rugby Football Union decided on Wednesday. Starting next season, the championship will be contested by the first four finishers from the Top ...

Nishikori flies flag for Asia at Aussie Open

Jan 18, 2017

Nishikori flies flag for Asia at Aussie Open

Kei Nishikori swept into the third round of “The Grand Slam of the Asia-Pacific,” then lamented the fact that the world’s most populous continent was still struggling to produce more players capable of ending its Grand Slam men’s singles drought. The fifth-seeded Japanese took ...

Cowboys mum over Romo's future

Jan 18, 2017

Cowboys mum over Romo's future

Those closest to Tony Romo on the Cowboys aren’t ready to discuss the future of the Dallas quarterback, probably because they know the likely final answer. After 156 games and franchise bests of 34,183 yards passing and 248 touchdowns, Romo’s career in Dallas appears ...

Dubinsky ends drought in victory

Jan 18, 2017

Dubinsky ends drought in victory

Brandon Dubinsky hadn’t scored a goal since Dec. 9 at Detroit, a 17-game stretch during which he had chances but couldn’t find the back of the net. The drought ended Tuesday night, maybe helping Columbus end a team-wide lull in the process. Dubinsky scored ...

Jan 18, 2017

All Blacks lose Cruden to French club

All Blacks flyhalf Aaron Cruden will leave New Zealand at the end of this year’s Super Rugby season after signing a three-year contract with French side Montpellier. The 28-year-old, who made the announcement on the Waikato Chiefs’ Facebook page on Wednesday, will still be ...

Muhammad Ali Center to sport champ's artistic touch

Jan 18, 2017

Muhammad Ali Center to sport champ's artistic touch

When Muhammad Ali wasn’t jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes dabbled as an artist. Now, 15 drawings created by the boxing great are heading to the Muhammad Ali Center in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The Ali originals are being donated by ...