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Sep 21, 2014

Kitagawa shines for Panasonic in 100th Top League game

Tomoki Kitagawa marked his 100th Top League game in style Sunday as he crossed four times in Panasonic Wild Knights’ 80-7 thrashing of Munakata Sanix Blues. The flying wing crossed three times in the first half as the defending champions responded to an early ...

Florida State tops Clemson in OT

Sep 21, 2014

Florida State tops Clemson in OT

With Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston watching from the sideline, No. 1 Florida State came back to beat No. 22 Clemson 23-17 in overtime on Karlos Williams’ 12-yard touchdown run Saturday night. Winston was suspended for the game against Clemson (1-2, 0-1 ACC) after ...

Om grabs Asian Games gold with record lift

| Sep 21, 2014

Om grabs Asian Games gold with record lift

North Korean pocket rocket Om Yun Chol broke his own weightlifting world record at the Asian Games on Saturday, while host South Korea matched powerhouse China’s gold medal haul with five on the first day of competition. Less than 24 hours after a vibrant ...

Sep 21, 2014

Kostner will attend doping hearing

The agent for Carolina Kostner says the former figure skating world champion will attend her next hearing before the Italian Olympic Committee’s anti-doping prosecutor. Kostner missed a scheduled hearing Friday as authorities investigate whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and ...

Sep 21, 2014

Ravens fans trade in Rice jerseys

More than 7,000 fans showed up to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys for those of other Ravens players during a two-day event team officials said Saturday. The Ravens handed out 5,595 new jerseys before running out before midday Saturday, then issued more than 2,400 ...

Sep 21, 2014

Sprint car driver killed in practice

Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann was killed in a wreck during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway. Beaver Dam Raceway general manager Carolyn Mueller and Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series president Steve Sinclair confirmed the death. Beaver ...

Sep 20, 2014

Ikeyama, 45, retains WBO atomweight title

Nao Ikeyama extended her mark as the oldest Japanese world champion on Saturday, when she successfully defended her WBO atomweight crown for the first time. Ikeyama, 45, defeated Masae Akitaya by unanimous decision in their 10-round bout at Azalea Taisho Hall in Osaka. In ...

Ivanovic, Wozniacki advance to final

Sep 20, 2014

Ivanovic, Wozniacki advance to final

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia ousted top seed Angelique Kerber in straight sets Saturday to reach the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open against U.S. Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki. The third seed charged back from 3-5 down in the first set to beat the ...