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Editorials Feb 18, 2019

Domestic demand is key to growth

Private-sector companies should make efforts through capital investments to shore up domestic demand, while offering their workers more substantial wage hikes to boost personal consumption.

Orimo continues to speak mind about Japan

Basketball Feb 18, 2019

Orimo continues to speak mind about Japan

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Legendary star player Takehiko Orimo has always been brutally honest and outspoken about Japanese basketball, and his stance on the Akatsuki Five is no different. The Japanese men's national team will face Iran and Qatar on Thursday and Sunday, respectively, with a ticket to the ...

Kei Nishikori rises to sixth in world rankings

More Sports / Tennis Feb 18, 2019

Kei Nishikori rises to sixth in world rankings

Kei Nishikori rose one spot in the world rankings released Monday by the ATP, moving up from seventh to sixth. On Saturday, Nishikori lost his semifinal at the Rotterdam Open in three sets against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka. The Japanese was seeking his second title of ...

Ohtani hoping to begin hitting off tee next week

Baseball / MLB Feb 18, 2019

Ohtani hoping to begin hitting off tee next week

Shohei Ohtani hopes to hit off a tee next week for the first time since Tommy John surgery. "That's the thought, but I'm not trying to rush myself," the two-way Los Angeles Angels star said through an interpreter Sunday. The AL Rookie of the Year had ...

Colin Kaepernick's lawyer predicts NFL return

More Sports / Football Feb 18, 2019

Colin Kaepernick's lawyer predicts NFL return

Now that Colin Kaepernick has settled his collusion grievances with the NFL, the next step is getting him back in the league, his lawyer said Saturday night. Attorney Mark Geragos told CNN that Kaepernick "absolutely wants to play" and made a pretty bold prediction about ...