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Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

Entertainment News May 19, 2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared to quickly recover and say "I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat." Video shows the former California governor standing and filming children at a sporting ...

Reiya Konishi stumbles in second world title fight

More Sports / Boxing May 19, 2019

Reiya Konishi stumbles in second world title fight

Reiya Konishi failed in his second shot at a world championship Sunday, losing to IBF world light flyweight champ Felix Alvarado of Nicaragua by unanimous decision. The 25-year-old Konishi stayed in the fight until the seventh round, but all three judges at Kobe Portopia Hotel ...

Top pick Loves Only You wins Japanese Oaks

More Sports / Horse Racing May 19, 2019

Top pick Loves Only You wins Japanese Oaks

No. 1 favorite Loves Only You picked up her maiden Grade 1 victory on Sunday, winning the Japanese Oaks by a neck. Ridden by Italian jockey Mirco Demuro, Loves Only You finished the 2,400-meter race for three-year-old fillies at Tokyo Racecourse in 2 minutes, 22.8 ...

Kakuryu, Tochinoshin fall on Day 8

Sumo / Basho Reports May 19, 2019

Kakuryu, Tochinoshin fall on Day 8

Overnight leaders Kakuryu and Tochinoshin fell into a three-way tie with rank-and-file grappler Asanoyama following their upset losses at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday. The joint leaders sit at 7-1 after lone yokozuna Kakuryu was stunned by No. 3 maegashira Tamawashi and sekiwake ...

Sumo 101: Tachiai

Sumo May 19, 2019

Sumo 101: Tachiai

by John Gunning

One of the first words every new sumo fan learns is tachiai. Combining the characters for "stand" and "meet," it is the term for the initial charge that gets all sumo bouts underway. To call the tachiai the key moment is to vastly understate its importance. Sumo, ...

Shinji Kagawa scores for Besiktas in loss to Trabzonspor

Soccer May 19, 2019

Shinji Kagawa scores for Besiktas in loss to Trabzonspor

Shinji Kagawa scored his fourth Turkish first-division goal for Besiktas on Saturday, but it was not enough to avoid a 2-1 loss to Trabzonspor. The Japan midfielder equalized for Besiktas in the 74th minute at Senol Gunes Stadium after coming on as a halftime substitute. ...

Kevin Durant-less Warriors march to 3-0 series lead

Basketball / NBA May 19, 2019

Kevin Durant-less Warriors march to 3-0 series lead

With Kevin Durant out, Draymond Green has taken it upon himself to boost Golden State. And boy, has he. Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the ...

Brooks Koepka blowing away field at PGA Championship

More Sports / Golf May 19, 2019

Brooks Koepka blowing away field at PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka is on the cusp of some elite company at the PGA Championship — in the record book, not on the leaderboard. He is all alone on Bethpage Black, the public course he has turned into his private playground. Koepka wasn't at his best, particularly ...

Manchester City routs Watford to complete historic treble

Soccer May 19, 2019

Manchester City routs Watford to complete historic treble

Manchester City swept aside Watford to complete the first clean sweep of English men's soccer trophies. The fourth piece of silverware of the season was sealed by four different scorers in the F.A. Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus ...