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Tochigi pounds Kawasaki in playoff opener

Basketball / B. League Apr 26, 2019

Tochigi pounds Kawasaki in playoff opener

by Ed Odeven

The Tochigi Brex were locked in at both ends of the court on Friday night. The Brex offense fired on all cylinders in Game 1 of their B. League Championship quarterfinal series against the Kawasaki Brave Thunders. Coach Ryuzo Anzai's club buried 10 of 21 ...

Highlanders pulverize Sunwolves in Super Rugby beatdown

Rugby Apr 26, 2019

Highlanders pulverize Sunwolves in Super Rugby beatdown

The Sunwolves surrendered eight tries in a humiliating 52-0 Super Rugby defeat on Friday night to the New Zealand-based Highlanders. Playing in chilly rain at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground, the Sunwolves' pack was overpowered at every opportunity as the Highlanders' forwards made a mockery ...

Japan sets team for World Relays

More Sports / Track & Field Apr 26, 2019

Japan sets team for World Relays

by Kaz Nagatsuka

National record holder Yoshihide Kiryu and Asian Games silver medalist Ryota Yamagata will headline Japan's 44-athlete national team for the upcoming IAAF World Relays, the Japan Association of Athletics Federation announced on Friday. It will be the first time that Japan hosts the global relay-only ...

Masahiro Tanaka shelled as Yankees' win streak ends

Baseball / MLB Apr 26, 2019

Masahiro Tanaka shelled as Yankees' win streak ends

Tommy La Stella and Kole Calhoun hit two-run home runs in the fifth inning, David Fletcher drove in a career-high five and the Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees 11-5 Thursday to avoid a four-game sweep. La Stella hit his seventh homer, breaking ...

Spurs stave off elimination, force Game 7 with Nuggets

Basketball / NBA Apr 26, 2019

Spurs stave off elimination, force Game 7 with Nuggets

LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan helped San Antonio overcome a huge effort by Nikola Jokic and force a Game 7 against Denver. Aldridge scored 26 points and DeRozan added 25 to help the Spurs beat the Nuggets 120-103 on Thursday night. "They've been great at throwing ...

Naomi Osaka upbeat after victory over Hsieh Su-wei

Tennis Apr 26, 2019

Naomi Osaka upbeat after victory over Hsieh Su-wei

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka defeated Hsieh Su-wei 6-4, 6-3 in Stuttgart on Thursday to reach her first career clay court quarterfinal and admitted she had been left "depressed" after a "rough few months." Osaka, the U.S. and Australian Open champion, who lost to Taiwanese ...

Celtics legend John Havlicek dies at 79

Basketball / NBA Apr 26, 2019

Celtics legend John Havlicek dies at 79

John Havlicek's legacy was built over 16 years with the Boston Celtics, eight of them as NBA champions, making him among the best to ever play the game. One play immortalized him forever. "Havlicek stole the ball! Havlicek stole the ball!" Celtics radio announcer Johnny Most ...