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/ Aug 18, 2017

Devils center Zajac out with chest injury

The New Jersey Devils have lost top center Travis Zajac for four to six months with a pectoral injury. Devils executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero announced that Zajac had surgery to repair the pectoral muscle on Thursday. Shero said the Zajac was hurt ...

Muguruza rallies to reach quarterfinals

/ Aug 18, 2017

Muguruza rallies to reach quarterfinals

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza overcame a long rain delay in the third set and fought off three match points Thursday before advancing to the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open. The tournament's No. 4 seed beat American Madison Keys 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3) to ...

/ Aug 17, 2017

Ebinuma nominated for key post with International Judo Federation

Masashi Ebinuma, a two-time Olympic bronze medalist in the men's 66-kg division, is among 17 judoka nominated for the nine available places on the International Judo Federation's Athletes' Commission, the organization said Wednesday. Five judoka will be elected to represent their counterparts for a four-year ...

Top seeds advance on day filled with upsets

/ Aug 17, 2017

Top seeds advance on day filled with upsets

Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova — the No. 1 seeds in the Western & Southern Open — advanced with straight-set wins Wednesday, while the rest of their brackets suffered more top losses. Nadal sat out an hour-long rain delay and beat Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4 ...

Ishikawa shifts focus to next season, securing PGA Tour card

/ Aug 17, 2017

Ishikawa shifts focus to next season, securing PGA Tour card

Ryo Ishikawa said Wednesday that winning the season-ending Wyndham Championship is not a realistic season-ending goal. Instead, he simply wants to prepare to battle his way back to the PGA Tour. A day before the start of the regular-season finale, Ishikawa, a 14-time winner on the ...

Top League returns with new format

/ Aug 17, 2017

Top League returns with new format

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The new Japan Rugby Top League season kicks off Friday with five games being played across the country. Defending champion Suntory Sungoliath open their campaign against the Canon Eagles with fans, players and coaches alike forced to get used to yet another new format. This season, ...

Sugita ousts Sock in Cincinnati first round

/ Aug 16, 2017

Sugita ousts Sock in Cincinnati first round

Yuichi Sugita took advantage of 43 unforced errors by Jack Sock to oust the U.S. 13th seed 7-5, 6-4 in the first round of the Western and Southern Open on Tuesday. Sugita clinched his win by breaking Sock with a shot that clipped the baseline, ...