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Fighters hold off Marines at Sapporo Dome

/ Oct 11, 2018

Fighters hold off Marines at Sapporo Dome

Starter Bryan Rodriguez battled through five innings before the bullpen took care of the rest as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters held on for a 5-4 win over the Chiba Lotte Marines in the Pacific League on Wednesday night. Dominican right-hander Rodriguez improved to 3-2 ...

Tokyo Games organizers confirm courses for 2020 cycling events

Oct 11, 2018

Tokyo Games organizers confirm courses for 2020 cycling events

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Games announced the routes for the Olympic individual time trial and Paralympic road race on Wednesday, finalizing the courses for all cycling events taking place in two years' time. The courses for the Olympic time trial and Paralympic ...

Dennis Rodman benched for Yao Ming at Pyongyang friendly

Oct 11, 2018

Dennis Rodman benched for Yao Ming at Pyongyang friendly

Has Dennis Rodman, the former NBA star-turned-pal of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, been benched for Chinese hoop legend Yao Ming? The former Houston Rockets center and eight-time NBA all-star took center court in Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, on Tuesday as Chinese and North ...

Departed yokozuna Wajima brought charisma to ring

| Oct 11, 2018

Departed yokozuna Wajima brought charisma to ring

by John Gunning

Last week's column featured links between sumo and American football, including a mention of how yokozuna Wakanohana took up the latter sport after retiring from the raised ring. He isn't the only former yokozuna with connections to the gridiron, however. The 54th yokozuna, Wajima, likewise became ...

Red Sox oust Yankees, to face Astros in ALCS

/ Oct 11, 2018

Red Sox oust Yankees, to face Astros in ALCS

Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees' ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 victory Tuesday night that set up a postseason rematch with the World Series champion Houston Astros. Trailing in Game 4 ...

Ice Theatre of New York to honor Kristi Yamaguchi

Oct 11, 2018

Ice Theatre of New York to honor Kristi Yamaguchi

When Ice Theatre of New York honors Kristi Yamaguchi on Oct. 15, it will be for a whole lot more than her performances as a figure skater. Her on-ice resume is superb, of course, including the 1992 Albertville Olympic championship, followed by a starring role ...