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Towa Tei goes deep on death and puns

Aug 10, 2018

Towa Tei goes deep on death and puns

by Patrick ST. Michel

Towa Tei has mortality on his mind. "More and more, I've been thinking about what death means and what life is. One of my best friends died about 10 years ago, and then there was March 11," says the 53-year-old musician referring to the Great ...

Yu Darvish effective in simulated game

/ Aug 10, 2018

Yu Darvish effective in simulated game

Chicago Cubs hurler Yu Darvish pitched two innings in a simulated game Wednesday as he continued to rehabilitate injuries to his throwing arm that have kept him sidelined for more than two months. After warming up in the bullpen, the right-hander took the mound and ...

Djokovic, Nadal cruise to wins at Rogers Cup

/ Aug 10, 2018

Djokovic, Nadal cruise to wins at Rogers Cup

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic and top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the third round of the rainy Rogers Cup on Wednesday. Djokovic, coming off his fourth Wimbledon title, beat Canadian wild-card Peter Polansky 6-3, 6-4. The Serb had seven aces and never faced a break point ...

Corbin, big bats propel D-Backs

/ Aug 10, 2018

Corbin, big bats propel D-Backs

Patrick Corbin got into a rhythm with catcher Alex Avila, leaving Philadelphia's hitters flailing. The Arizona Diamondbacks have hit their stride at just the right time, leaving the desert with the NL West lead before heading out on a nine-game road trip. Corbin struck out nine ...

Chelsea lands goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in record move

Aug 10, 2018

Chelsea lands goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in record move

Chelsea shattered the world record fee for a goalkeeper with an €80 million ($92 million) swoop for Athletic Bilbao's Kepa Arrizabalaga on Wednesday as the Premier League transfer window prepared to slam shut. While the rest of Europe's leading leagues don't close the window until ...

Lakers to meet Warriors on Christmas Day

/ Aug 10, 2018

Lakers to meet Warriors on Christmas Day

NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, the All-Star laden lineup of the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the up-and-coming Boston Celtics as part of the league's national television schedule. The NBA released ...

Jarrod Lyle succumbs after long fight with cancer

/ Aug 10, 2018

Jarrod Lyle succumbs after long fight with cancer

With a contagious smile, a sense of humor and a deep determination to keep playing golf, Jarrod Lyle endeared himself to people around the world in a long struggle against cancer. The 36-year-old Australian golfer died Wednesday night at his home near Melbourne among family ...