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Fuji Rock sees a slow pivot to a more Japanese lineup

Music Jul 27, 2018

Fuji Rock sees a slow pivot to a more Japanese lineup

by James Hadfield

When Fuji Rock Festival started in late 1990s, the principal attractions were invariably imported. Although the event also featured plenty of Japanese bands, even in the early years, it was Westerners that exerted the biggest draw — from Red Hot Chili Peppers and Foo ...

Hajime Moriyasu appointed manager of Japan men's national team

Soccer Jul 27, 2018

Hajime Moriyasu appointed manager of Japan men's national team

The Japan Football Association on Thursday asserted its days of reliance on foreign managers was over by naming Japan Olympic squad head coach Hajime Moriyasu to also manage the senior national team. The 49-year-old Moriyasu, who in October took over as head coach of the ...

Shohei Ohtani, Angels feast on White Sox pitching

Baseball / MLB Jul 27, 2018

Shohei Ohtani, Angels feast on White Sox pitching

Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Shohei Ohtani all homered in the same game for the first time, and the Los Angeles Angels routed Chicago White Sox 11-3 on Wednesday night. Pujols passed Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place on the career list with his 631st ...