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Thomas sets 72-hole record in Sony victory

Jan 16, 2017

Thomas sets 72-hole record in Sony victory

American Justin Thomas set the golf world alight at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Sunday, completing the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history while leaving all, including Japanese hopes Hideki Matsuyama and Hideto Tanihara, in his wake. Thomas, who edged Matsuyama to ...

Steelers hold off Chiefs

Jan 16, 2017

Steelers hold off Chiefs

Who needs to reach the end zone when you have Le’Veon Bell chewing up yards and the clock, and Chris Boswell setting an NFL playoff record with six field goals? Throw in a stingy Pittsburgh defense for most of Sunday night, and a multitude ...

Jan 16, 2017

Quirk, Tatekawa to captain Sunwolves

The Sunwolves announced Monday that Australian Ed Quirk and Japan international Harumichi Tatekawa will captain the side during the 2017 Super Rugby season. “Super Rugby is a grueling competition that tests all teams and a collaborative leadership group both on and off the field ...

Packers edge Cowboys to reach NFC title game

Jan 16, 2017

Packers edge Cowboys to reach NFC title game

Aaron Rodgers didn’t need another Hail Mary this time. Maybe just call it a “Half Mary.” Rodgers threw a 36-yard pass to a toe-dragging Jared Cook on the sideline, and Mason Crosby kicked a 51-yard field goal on the next play as time expired, ...

Jan 15, 2017

NTT Docomo wins promotion to Top League

NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes were promoted to the Japan Rugby Top League on Sunday following a 30-14 win over Mitsubishi Sagamihara Dynaboars at Hanazono Rugby Ground. The victory sees the Top West champions clinch Top Challenge 1 and win an automatic spot in the ...

Suntory winger Nakazuru named Top League MVP

Jan 15, 2017

Suntory winger Nakazuru named Top League MVP

Takaaki Nakazuru was named Japan Rugby Top League MVP on Sunday, a day after helping Suntory Sungoliath clinch their fourth Top League title. The 26-year-old wing scored a league-leading 17 tries this season as Suntory bagged its first title since 2012-13 to add to ...

Canadiens hit back to beat Rangers

Jan 15, 2017

Canadiens hit back to beat Rangers

It took a 62-second outburst in the third period for the Montreal Canadiens to turn a sour mood in the Bell Centre into a celebration. Alexei Emelin, Max Pacioretty and Paul Byron scored in rapid succession and the Canadiens rebounded after a disputed goal ...

Jan 15, 2017

Takanashi misses first podium of season

Sara Takanashi missed her first World Cup podium of the season on Sunday, while Norway’s Maren Lundby won and Japan’s Yuki Ito was second. Competing in the eighth event of the young season, Takanashi, runner-up on Saturday in her home meet, could only manage ...

Jan 15, 2017

Kodaira plummets to 28th at Sony Open

Satoshi Kodaira fell from title contention at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Saturday, dropping from sixth into a tie for 28th following an even-par 70 third round as Justin Thomas increased his lead to seven strokes. Thomas, who edged Hideki Matsuyama to win ...

Lewis shines as Patriots oust Texans

Jan 15, 2017

Lewis shines as Patriots oust Texans

The New England Patriots are headed back to a familiar spot: the AFC championship game. Dion Lewis had a 13-yard touchdown reception, a 98-yard kickoff return for a score, and a late 1-yard touchdown to help the Patriots hold off the Houston Texans 34-16 ...

Ryan leads Falcons into NFC title game

Jan 15, 2017

Ryan leads Falcons into NFC title game

Matt Ryan hardly resembled a quarterback who can’t win the big games. No, this looked more like an MVP. Returning to the postseason for the first time in four years, Ryan threw for 338 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Atlanta Falcons past ...