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Japan national team announces 28-man roster team for Premier12

Baseball Oct 1, 2019

Japan national team announces 28-man roster team for Premier12

Yomiuri Giants captain Hayato Sakamoto was among the 28 players named Tuesday to the Japan national team for the upcoming Premier12, an international baseball event that doubles as a qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Sakamoto and four Giants teammates headline the roster for the ...

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne sidelined with groin injury

Soccer Oct 1, 2019

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne sidelined with groin injury

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is injured again. The club announced that the Belgium international sustained a groin injury in the 3-1 win over Everton in the Premier League on Saturday and will miss the Champions League match against Dinamo Zagreb later Tuesday. The extent ...

Springboks preparing for pivotal showdown with Italy

Rugby Oct 1, 2019

Springboks preparing for pivotal showdown with Italy

Rassie Erasmus expects the Springboks' battle with Italy at the Rugby World Cup to be fought and won on just one front — up front. The South Africa coach prepared accordingly by loading his eight-man bench with six forwards for the potentially decisive Pool B ...

Fiji's Peceli Yato back in lineup for crucial clash with Georgia

Rugby Oct 1, 2019

Fiji's Peceli Yato back in lineup for crucial clash with Georgia

Influential loose forward Peceli Yato will return from a head injury for Fiji's crucial Rugby World Cup Pool D game against Georgia, the team announced on Tuesday. Yato was concussed in Fiji's opening game after a high tackle by Australia's Reece Hodge, who later became ...

Psychologist helped England confront 2015 pain

Rugby Oct 1, 2019

Psychologist helped England confront 2015 pain

The England players had to unload a lot of baggage and bring in a new coach to get over the bitter disappointment four years ago of becoming the first host of the Rugby World Cup to be eliminated in the group stage. No. 8 Billy ...

Ireland star Jonathan Sexton to return for match against Russia

Rugby Oct 1, 2019

Ireland star Jonathan Sexton to return for match against Russia

World Rugby Player of the Year Jonathan Sexton will captain Ireland in its Rugby World Cup match against Russia on Thursday after recovering from a thigh injury. The flyhalf missed Ireland's shock 19-12 defeat to Japan in Fukuroi, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Saturday, which threw Pool ...

Angels ax manager Brad Ausmus after one season

Baseball / MLB Oct 1, 2019

Angels ax manager Brad Ausmus after one season

Manager Brad Ausmus has been fired by the Los Angeles Angels after just one difficult season in charge. Angels general manager Billy Eppler announced the decision to move on swiftly from Ausmus on Monday, a day after they finished 72-90 for the franchise's worst record ...