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SeaHorses hold off Levanga down the stretch

Basketball / B. League Jan 4, 2019

SeaHorses hold off Levanga down the stretch

by Ed Odeven

Mikawa's Takanobu Nishikawa scored a season-best 18 points on 7-for-10 shooting on Friday night. The SeaHorses also dominated on the boards in an 84-77 victory over the visiting Levanga Hokkaido. Isaac Butts, J.R. Sakuragi and Ko Kumagai added 15 points apiece for the SeaHorses (15-15) in ...

Kei Nishikori back to best in win over Grigor Dimitrov

More Sports / Tennis Jan 4, 2019

Kei Nishikori back to best in win over Grigor Dimitrov

Kei Nishikori showed he was back to his best form as he downed Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-5 to reach the semifinals of the Brisbane International on Thursday. Nishikori proved too consistent for the Bulgarian in a high-quality match, securing crucial breaks at 5-5 in ...

DeMar DeRozan outshines Kawhi Leonard in Alamo return

Basketball / NBA Jan 4, 2019

DeMar DeRozan outshines Kawhi Leonard in Alamo return

The Spurs' suffocating defense, scoring runs and fans' unrelenting contempt for the opposing team's star player have often overwhelmed the opposition. Kawhi Leonard has seen it many times in San Antonio, but the Toronto star never experienced it from the opposing bench until Thursday night. ...

Former Trail Blazers owner Larry Weinberg dies at 92

Basketball / NBA Jan 4, 2019

Former Trail Blazers owner Larry Weinberg dies at 92

Larry Weinberg, one of the founders and original owners of the Portland Trail Blazers, has died. He was 92. His death was announced Wednesday by the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee. Weinberg was one of three partners who got the franchise started as an NBA expansion ...

Mariners landed Yusei Kikuchi with a unique approach

Baseball / MLB Jan 4, 2019

Mariners landed Yusei Kikuchi with a unique approach

Yusei Kikuchi smiled wide for the cameras, pointing to the back of his No. 18 jersey — a celebrated number for Japanese pitchers. In the city where one of his childhood idols, Ichiro Suzuki, became a major league star, Kikuchi is eager to prove ...