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Toyama holds off Yokohama in series opener

Basketball / B. League Apr 12, 2019

Toyama holds off Yokohama in series opener

by Ed Odeven

The Yokohama B-Corsairs faced a 58-43 deficit at halftime in Friday's series opener against the Toyama Grouses. They dominated the third quarter, pulling in front by three points entering the final stanza. The fourth quarter, ultimately, came down to free throws. The Grouses sank 10 of ...

Japan Sumo Association lays groundwork for Trump visit

Sumo Apr 12, 2019

Japan Sumo Association lays groundwork for Trump visit

The Japan Sumo Association is preparing to host U.S. President Donald Trump at an upcoming tournament after learning he wants to watch a live sumo bout during his visit to Japan at the end of May, a source with the organization said Friday. The sport’s ...

Amateur Takumi Kanaya lives dream of leading Masters

More Sports / Golf Apr 12, 2019

Amateur Takumi Kanaya lives dream of leading Masters

Amateur Takumi Kanaya made a birdie-birdie start Thursday in his Masters debut, allowing the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship winner to live a dream and top the Augusta National leaderboard. The 20-year-old from Hiroshima bowed to reality by the end of the day, firing a one-over par ...

AP source says 2026 MLB All-Star Game to be held in Philadelphia

Baseball / MLB Apr 12, 2019

AP source says 2026 MLB All-Star Game to be held in Philadelphia

Baseball's 2026 All-Star Game will be played in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, a person familiar with the planning told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because no announcement had been made. A news conference ...