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Jets dig deep to hold off Sunrockers

Basketball / B. League Apr 22, 2018

Jets dig deep to hold off Sunrockers

by Ed Odeven

For the Chiba Jets Funabashi, their 42nd victory of the season in game No. 55 was a hard-earned triumph on Sunday. It was a win that wasn't determined until the final buzzer sounded. In succession, Josh Harrellson and Leo Vendrame missed 3-pointers in the closing ...

V-Varen hold off Reysol for third straight win

Soccer / J. League Apr 22, 2018

V-Varen hold off Reysol for third straight win

Shu Hiramatsu scored a 50th-minute header and promoted V-Varen Nagasaki held on for a 1-0 victory over Kashiwa Reysol in the J. League first division on Sunday. Despite conceding the bulk of possession to Reysol at Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, the hosts defended well and Hiramatsu ...

New Zealand wins Kitakyushu Sevens; Japan finishes last

Rugby Apr 22, 2018

New Zealand wins Kitakyushu Sevens; Japan finishes last

New Zealand won the women's Kitakyushu Sevens for the second straight year Sunday, beating France 24-12 in the final on another disappointing day for host Japan. While the Black Ferns were treating fans at Mikuni World Stadium to another wonderful display of rugby, the Sakura ...

Man United stops Tottenham to advance to final of F.A. Cup

Soccer Apr 22, 2018

Man United stops Tottenham to advance to final of F.A. Cup

A third cup final with Manchester United for Jose Mourinho. More F.A. Cup semifinal misery for Tottenham. While Mauricio Pochettino wins admiration for his style of soccer, the manager has yet to actually win a trophy. A 2-1 collapse to United at Wembley Stadium on Saturday ...

A's lefty Sean Manaea tosses no-hitter against Red Sox

Baseball / MLB Apr 22, 2018

A's lefty Sean Manaea tosses no-hitter against Red Sox

Sean Manaea might've been the only person at the Oakland Coliseum who didn't realize he was still working on a no-hitter. After a dropped popup in the fifth inning, the Athletics lefty figured it was over. "I didn't even think about it until I looked up ...