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Brave Blossoms call up 42 players to squad

Rugby Jun 3, 2019

Brave Blossoms call up 42 players to squad

by Rich Freeman

Japan coach Jamie Joseph named 42 players Monday that will form the basis of the Brave Blossoms squad for this year's Rugby World Cup. Led by captain Michael Leitch, the squad — which contains just 12 players with previous World Cup experience — will hold ...

Japan hunts Olympic gold from beyond arc

Basketball Jun 3, 2019

Japan hunts Olympic gold from beyond arc

by Kaz Nagatsuka

With a small-ball approach, Japan's women's basketball team will try to achieve big things. The Akatsuki Five wrapped up its first games of the year with a two-game sweep of Belgium in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, on Sunday, with wins of 91-75 and 84-71. It is certainly ...

Warriors dig deep in Game 2 to even NBA Finals at 1-1

Basketball / NBA Jun 3, 2019

Warriors dig deep in Game 2 to even NBA Finals at 1-1

The Golden State Warriors relied on a champion's heart to overcome their weary bodies. Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half on the way ...