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Kimono no more: Kim Kardashian West finally renames shapewear line

Business Aug 27, 2019

Kimono no more: Kim Kardashian West finally renames shapewear line

Kim Kardashian West's shapewear line Kimono is no more. The new name, changed amid outcry over cultural appropriation, is SKIMS Solutionwear. The reality star, makeup mogul and law student said on Instagram that she changed the name after much "thought and consideration." Kardashian West told ...

Delving into a century of Japanese sound

Music Aug 27, 2019

Delving into a century of Japanese sound

by Katherine Whatley

Robert Millis has been playing guitar, making music from field recordings and old records, and making compilations of music from all around Asia for decades. The musician and sound artist has also written books and made movies and sound installations about music and old recordings. ...

Eric Cantona selected to receive 2019 UEFA President's Award

Soccer Aug 27, 2019

Eric Cantona selected to receive 2019 UEFA President's Award

Former Manchester United forward Eric Cantona will be presented the 2019 UEFA President's Award in recognition of his playing career and commitment to charitable causes after it, European soccer's governing body said on Tuesday. The 53-year-old Frenchman will receive the award in Monaco on Thursday ...

Marcus Semien powers Athletics in rout of Royals

Baseball / MLB Aug 27, 2019

Marcus Semien powers Athletics in rout of Royals

Marcus Semien homered, tripled and drove in a career-high seven runs as the Oakland Athletics set season highs for runs and hits in a 19-4 thrashing of the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Jurickson Profar, Matt Chapman and Khris Davis also went deep for ...

Kei Nishikori motors into second round at U.S. Open

Tennis Aug 27, 2019

Kei Nishikori motors into second round at U.S. Open

Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday after Marco Trungelliti retired with an injury in the second set of their match. The seventh-seeded Nishikori had a trouble-free start to his campaign for a first Grand Slam title as he ...