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North Korea shelves Guam missile plan after Mattis warning

Asia Pacific Aug 15, 2017

North Korea shelves Guam missile plan after Mattis warning

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Tuesday he would hold off on a planned missile strike near Guam, but warned the highly provocative move would go ahead in the event of further "reckless actions" by Washington. Some analysts suggested Kim's comments opened a possible path ...

Reds edge Brazilian club Chapecoense on late penalty

Soccer / J. League Aug 15, 2017

Reds edge Brazilian club Chapecoense on late penalty

Sentimental favorite Chapecoense lost 1-0 to the Urawa Reds after a controversially awarded penalty in Tuesday's Suruga Bank Championship. Urawa won the penalty two minutes to time, when Zlatan Ljubijankic was brought down by Chapecoense captain Grolli much to the objection of the Brazilian visitors. Reds ...

Relay team proud of 4x100 bronze

More Sports / Track & Field Aug 15, 2017

Relay team proud of 4x100 bronze

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Japan men's 4x100-meter relay team stunned the world when it captured the silver medal at last summer's Rio Olympics. But the team's latest success provides momentum toward the 2020 Tokyo Games. The Japan track and field team for the recent world championships in London returned ...

Murakami aiming for spot on Olympic team

Figure Skating | ICE TIME Aug 15, 2017

Murakami aiming for spot on Olympic team

by Jack Gallagher

Earlier this month veteran skater Daisuke Murakami competed in and won the club competition at the Philadelphia Summer International in Aston, Pennsylvania. That was good news for the 26-year-old Murakami, who missed nearly all of last season with a broken right foot. Murakami, who is ...

Legendary Arkansas coach Broyles passes away at 92

More Sports / Football Aug 15, 2017

Legendary Arkansas coach Broyles passes away at 92

Frank Broyles, who guided the University of Arkansas to its lone national football championship and later molded the overall program as its athletic director, died Monday at the age of 92. Broyles died from complications of Alzheimer's disease, according to a statement from his family. ...