August 2017
M T W T F S S
« Jul   Sep »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

43 articles published


Five Barcelona attack suspects killed

World Aug 18, 2017

Five Barcelona attack suspects killed

Police on Friday shot and killed five people wearing fake bomb belts who staged a car attack in a seaside resort in Spain's Catalonia region hours after a van plowed into pedestrians on a busy Barcelona promenade, killing at least 13 people and injuring ...

Fujioka blossoming into star, leader

Basketball Aug 18, 2017

Fujioka blossoming into star, leader

by Kaz Nagatsuka

There is probably nobody else that shines as brightly as Manami Fujioka does in Japanese women's basketball right now, and many believe that she has the potential to eventually transform into a superstar player. The 23-year-old largely contributed to Japan winning its third straight Asian ...

Reds jump out to 9-0 lead, hold off Cubs in slugfest

Baseball / MLB Aug 18, 2017

Reds jump out to 9-0 lead, hold off Cubs in slugfest

Phillip Ervin may be a late-bloomer, but the Cincinnati outfielder has arrived in the majors with bang. Ervin hit a two-run homer to snap a tie in the seventh inning and had four RBIs in his first major league start as the Reds rebounded from ...

Miyazato to skip Canadian tournament due to family matter

More Sports / Golf Aug 18, 2017

Miyazato to skip Canadian tournament due to family matter

Ai Miyazato, who will retire from golf after 12 seasons on the LPGA Tour, has decided not to compete in an upcoming tournament in Canada, citing family reasons, her management company said on her official website on Thursday. "Miyazato will withdraw from next week's Canadian ...

Japan women remain winless at World Cup

More Sports / Rugby Aug 18, 2017

Japan women remain winless at World Cup

Japan showed its attacking ability with three late tries Thursday, but it was not enough to prevent a third-straight pool stage loss as it went down 29-15 to Australia in the Women's Rugby World Cup. With losses to Australia, Ireland and France, Japan finished at ...