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Editorials Nov 20, 2017

End of an era for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's descent into autocracy, capriciousness, corruption and tyranny was not ordained, but it is all too common in Africa.

Hakuho stays perfect at Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 20, 2017

Hakuho stays perfect at Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho stayed unbeaten at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday to remain on course for a record-extending 40th career championship. Hakuho (9-0) faced fourth-ranked maegashira Chiyonokuni (1-8) and he wrapped up their second career encounter in a heartbeat at Fukuoka Kokusai Center. The ...

Hisashi Iwakuma says Mariners have offered him new deal

Baseball / MLB Nov 20, 2017

Hisashi Iwakuma says Mariners have offered him new deal

Free agent pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma said Monday he has received an offer to rejoin the Seattle Mariners. The Mariners earlier this month declined the 2018 club option on the veteran right-hander, who has been sidelined with shoulder issues since May. Speaking to reporters in Tokyo for ...

Hideki Matsui eager to see how Shohei Otani fares in MLB

Baseball / MLB Nov 20, 2017

Hideki Matsui eager to see how Shohei Otani fares in MLB

Hideki Matsui, special advisor to the New York Yankees' general manager, held a baseball clinic Sunday, where he also shared his thoughts on the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters' Shohei Otani and his potential move to the MLB through the posting system. "As a fan, it's ...