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Sea Shepherd in Australia eyes measures against Japanese whaling

National Jun 25, 2019

Sea Shepherd in Australia eyes measures against Japanese whaling

The Australian division of anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd is considering possible measures against Japan's plan to restart commercial whaling in July after a hiatus of 31 years, according to a senior official. "Our goal is to see an end to whaling in the world's oceans," ...

Tadanori Yokoo: From the shadows within

Art Jun 25, 2019

Tadanori Yokoo: From the shadows within

by John L. Tran

The blotchy, salty self-portrait that confronts you as you enter Tadanori Yokoo's exhibition of recent work "B29 and Homeland: From My Childhood to Andy Warhol" (2018) has a hangman's noose in the top left corner. This recalls one of the artist's most renowned works, ...

Longtime AP sports writer Ed Shearer dies at 82

General Jun 25, 2019

Longtime AP sports writer Ed Shearer dies at 82

by Paul Newberry

Ed Shearer, a longtime sports writer with The Associated Press who covered the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series and Hank Aaron's 715th homer but left his most lasting mark as the "SEC Seer," a prognosticator of Southern football known throughout the nation, died Monday. ...

Rui Hachimura's marketability already evident

Basketball / NBA Jun 25, 2019

Rui Hachimura's marketability already evident

by Ed Odeven

Rui Hachimura's rise to national icon didn't happen overnight. But he's now a household name throughout the Japanese archipelago — and this is only the beginning. The 2019-20 NBA season is still months away. Hachimura, a first-round draft pick (No. 9 overall) of the Washington Wizards ...

Yankees homer in record-tying 27th straight game

Baseball / MLB Jun 25, 2019

Yankees homer in record-tying 27th straight game

Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees' home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit three-run drives, and New York matched the mark set by Alex Rodriguez and ...

Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Olympics / Winter Olympics Jun 25, 2019

Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Riding a wave of widespread Italian enthusiasm to be an Olympic host, Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo won the vote Monday to stage the 2026 Winter Games. International Olympic Committee members voted 47-34 for the long-favored Milan-Cortina bid over Stockholm-Are from Sweden that also included a ...

Japan ousted after draw with Ecuador

Soccer Jun 25, 2019

Japan ousted after draw with Ecuador

Japan coach Hajime Moriyasu said his team would learn from its Copa America heartbreak after missing out on a place in the quarterfinals following Monday's 1-1 draw with Ecuador. The result puts Paraguay, which did not play on Monday, into the quarterfinals of the tournament. Shoya ...