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First death reported as Hurricane Irma slams into southern Florida

World Sep 10, 2017

First death reported as Hurricane Irma slams into southern Florida

Millions of people huddled in shelters or in battened-down homes in Florida on Sunday morning as Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, hit the state with 130 mph (210 kph) winds. The National Hurricane Center forecast potentially deadly ...

Giants beat Swallows to keep playoff hopes alive

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 10, 2017

Giants beat Swallows to keep playoff hopes alive

Miles Mikolas struck out eight while pitching a two-hitter over seven innings as the Yomiuri Giants defeated the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6-1 on Sunday, keeping their Central League playoff hopes alive. The Giants scored first on Hisayoshi Chono's groundout in the second and added a ...

Vegalta beat Tosu to boost survival chances

Soccer / J. League Sep 10, 2017

Vegalta beat Tosu to boost survival chances

Naoki Ishihara struck on either side of halftime as Vegalta Sendai defeated Sagan Tosu 4-1 to collect a crucial three points in the J. League survival race Sunday. In the only top-flight game of the day, Ishihara opened the scoring in the 11th minute before ...

Inoue dominates Nieves in U.S. debut

More Sports / Boxing Sep 10, 2017

Inoue dominates Nieves in U.S. debut

WBO super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue made his U.S. debut in style Saturday, hammering seventh-ranked Antonio Nieves by a sixth-round technical knockout to defend his title for the sixth time. Inoue, 24, controlled the bout from the outset, knocking his 30-year-old American opponent down in ...

Indians win franchise-record 17th straight game

Baseball / MLB Sep 10, 2017

Indians win franchise-record 17th straight game

The crowd of 30,459 stood and cheered as Cody Allen fanned Trey Mancini for the final out. Make it 17 in a row for the Cleveland Indians. Francisco Lindor homered and Allen finished off another impressive performance for Cleveland's bullpen, helping the Indians beat the Baltimore ...

Muto scores first goal of season in Mainz win

Soccer Sep 10, 2017

Muto scores first goal of season in Mainz win

Yoshinori Muto opened his season account by equalizing for Mainz in a 3-1 victory at Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday. With the visitors down one, Muto struck just before the interval from a leftwing Daniel Brosinski cross, volleying into the net with his left foot. Abdou Diallo ...