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56 articles published


Editorials May 11, 2019

Regional banks in trouble

The worsening performance of regional banks bodes ill for the companies and other borrowers that sustain regional economies.

Yuya Yanagi tosses gem as Dragons cage Tigers

Baseball / Japanese Baseball May 11, 2019

Yuya Yanagi tosses gem as Dragons cage Tigers

Yuya Yanagi went eight innings without allowing a run to help lead the Chunichi Dragons to a 5-1 win over the Hanshin Tigers on Saturday. Yanagi (3-1) fanned 12 at Koshien Stadium, including six straight in the third and fourth innings, while Randy Messenger (2-3) ...

Alvark prevail in title thriller

Basketball / B. League May 11, 2019

Alvark prevail in title thriller

by Ed Odeven

A year ago, the Alvark Tokyo built a 10-point cushion by halftime, then overwhelmed the Chiba Jets Funabashi in the second half of the B. League Championship Final, winning by 25 points. Saturday's showdown was a two-point game at the break. This time, Tokyo's 19-point lead ...

Kenta Maeda shines in Dodgers' victory over Nationals

Baseball / MLB May 11, 2019

Kenta Maeda shines in Dodgers' victory over Nationals

Kenta Maeda pitched six stellar innings on Friday, limiting the opposition to a hit while striking out six in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 5-0 victory over the Washington Nationals. In his eighth start of the season, Maeda (4-2) retired 18 of the 21 batters he ...