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Date-Krumm reveals second surgery on knee

May 1, 2016

Date-Krumm reveals second surgery on knee

Kimiko Date-Krumm revealed on her blog on Sunday that she has undergone a second surgical procedure on her left knee in bid to return to action. The 45-year-old had arthroscopic surgery in February but the meniscus was found to be badly worn out. She ...

May 1, 2016

Woods could return for Memorial: sources

Tiger Woods has made accommodation plans for the Memorial tournament in Ohio, sources have told Reuters, suggesting the Jack Nicklaus-hosted event could mark the former world No. 1’s PGA Tour return from back surgery. Although Woods has made no commitment to the Memorial, and ...

May 1, 2016

McLeod runs fastest 110-meter hurdles time of 2016

Jamaican Omar McLeod clocked the fastest time of the year to win the 110 meters hurdles at the Drake Relays in Iowa on Saturday as Olympic champion Aries Merritt finished fifth on his return from a kidney transplant. Overcoming rainy conditions and a sodden ...

May 1, 2016

Vikings pick German player in draft

Rookie minicamp in Minnesota next weekend will have a German accent. Willkommen to the NFL, Moritz Boehringer. The Vikings made the 22-year-old German wide receiver the first player in league history to be drafted straight from Europe, taking the speedy Boehringer in the sixth ...

Penguins dig deep to beat Capitals

May 1, 2016

Penguins dig deep to beat Capitals

Already down a game in their second-round playoff series, Kris Letang and the Pittsburgh Penguins suddenly were down a man, too, on Saturday night, when Olli Maatta was leveled by a high hit from Washington’s Brooks Orpik less than 5 minutes in. So the ...

Apr 30, 2016

Ishikawa pleased with progress in recovery from back injury

Ryo Ishikawa, out since mid-February with a lower-back injury, told Kyodo News Saturday he is recovered to the extent he can take full swings with irons but is still uncertain when he can make a comeback. The 24-year-old was diagnosed with lumber discopathy after ...

Apr 30, 2016

Japan routs South Korea in ARC tilt

No Eddie Jones, no Rugby World Cup stars, no Super Rugby starters all proved to be no bother for Japan as the Brave Blossoms opened the Asia Rugby Championship with an 85-0 thrashing of South Korea on Saturday. On a gorgeous spring day in ...

Titans take Henry in second round

Apr 30, 2016

Titans take Henry in second round

Coach Mike Mularkey wants the Tennessee Titans to run so often that having the NFL’s 2014 rushing leader wasn’t enough. So they added a Heisman Trophy winner. The Titans selected Alabama running back Derrick Henry with the No. 45 overall pick, their third of ...

Faksa makes presence felt for Stars in Game 1

Apr 30, 2016

Faksa makes presence felt for Stars in Game 1

The kid is all right for the Dallas Stars. Radek Faksa, the rookie center who split his season between the AHL and the NHL, scored the winning goal off a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the Stars’ other goal ...

Apr 30, 2016

Fujita gets second national race win

Eighteen-year-old female jockey Nanako Fujita won her second national race on Saturday, finishing first in the eighth race at Tokyo Racecourse. Fujita, the first female jockey from the Japan Racing Association in 16 years, guided 4-year-old mare and fourth favorite Lingus Vigorous to a ...

Ducks fire Boudreau after early playoff exit

Apr 30, 2016

Ducks fire Boudreau after early playoff exit

The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after the four-time Pacific Division champions’ first-round exit from the playoffs. While announcing the move, Ducks general manager Bob Murray expressed much more anger at his players than at Boudreau, who hasn’t been ...

Apr 29, 2016

Hamilton fastest in second practice session for Russian GP

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in the second practice session for the Russian Grand Prix, while Sebastian Vettel was second despite stopping his Ferrari on the track on Friday. Ahead of qualifying on Saturday, both practice sessions were topped by Mercedes, underlining the ...