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Collecting 'Akira,' one scene at a time

Art Jul 12, 2018

Collecting 'Akira,' one scene at a time

by Matt Schley

Joe Peacock vividly remembers the first time he saw "Akira," the influential sci-fi anime film that turns 30 this month. It was "a random Thursday night" in 1990. Peacock was a young teen; his father drove him to a screening of the film at the ...

Takashi Inui aims to be key contributor for Real Betis

Soccer Jul 12, 2018

Takashi Inui aims to be key contributor for Real Betis

A week after returning to Japan following Samurai Blue's round-of-16 defeat to Belgium at the World Cup, Takashi Inui said Thursday the next step is contributing to his new team, Real Betis, in Spain's La Liga. "I want to enjoy playing soccer, and contribute to ...

Abi hands Kakuryu second loss in Nagoya

Sumo / Basho Reports Jul 12, 2018

Abi hands Kakuryu second loss in Nagoya

Up-and-coming youngster Abi caused an upset Thursday at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament by handing yokozuna Kakuryu his second loss. In the final bout on Day 5, the 24-year-old No. 3 maegashira exchanged a barrage of blows with the Mongolian-born yokozuna before forcing him out ...

Dominant Kenta Maeda helps Dodgers hold off rival Padres

Baseball / MLB Jul 12, 2018

Dominant Kenta Maeda helps Dodgers hold off rival Padres

Kenta Maeda pitched effectively into the sixth inning and Matt Kemp, Logan Forsythe and Chris Taylor each delivered an RBI single as the Los Angeles Dodgers topped the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Wednesday. The surging Dodgers pulled within a half-game of NL West-leading Arizona ...