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Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Apr 12, 2016
Brilliant-but-humble Curry a product of the modern game
Stephen Curry is about to win his second consecutive NBA Most Valuable Player award. In its penultimate game on Monday, his team tied the all-time record for wins (72) in a season, equaling Michael Jordan's 1995-96 Bulls' record that many believed was as unassailable as Wilt's 100 points.
Japan Times
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Apr 10, 2016
Matsuyama two shots off lead at Masters
A wayward putter cost Hideki Matsuyama two late bogeys in the third round of the Masters on Saturday, but he goes into the final 18 holes in a tie for third, just two strokes behind leader and defending champion Jordan Spieth.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Mar 29, 2016
Duncan quietly winding down a sensational career
In this NBA season of Kobe, his season-long farewell tour perhaps the only thing distracting from the Golden State Warriors fast break to history, it is fitting that this likely is the final season for probably the greatest power forward of all time in the NBA. He's a player who may even rank above Bryant...
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BASKETBALL / NBA / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Mar 22, 2016
Magic's Gordon learning how to deal with NBA grind
"My legs just felt heavy tonight," downcast Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon told MAS following a recent loss to Phoenix.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Mar 8, 2016
Curry's achievements not receiving universal praise
"Life is but a walking shadow, a poor player who struts his hour upon the stage. And then is heard no more."
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 4, 2016
Jordan takes delivery of eight U.S. Black Hawk copters to fight Islamic State threat
The United States delivered eight Black Hawk helicopters to Jordan on Thursday to help its regional ally defend itself against the threat of Islamic State militants, Jordanian and U.S. officials said.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / BJ-LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Feb 11, 2016
Aoki looking to set B-Corsairs on even keel
As the season marches closer to the finish line, the Yokohama B-Corsairs are striving to develop consistency and climb in the Eastern Conference standings.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Feb 2, 2016
Hoop sage Bach lived incredible life
You probably don't know Johnny Bach. You've seen him, the ruddy-faced guy with the stern demeanor sitting on the bench of the champion Chicago Bulls next to Phil Jackson in the 1990s, steely grey eyes fixed on the defensive play, his "Doberman defense" as it came to affectionately be known during the...
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Jan 26, 2016
Spieth aims to improve short game
Jordan Spieth may be sitting proudly at the top of the world rankings but the American believes his short game needs plenty of work before he can regain the mantle of the hottest player in golf.
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 9, 2016
Bringing aid and hope to Syrian refugees
People are fleeing the Syrian civil war in such massive numbers that the neighboring countries are being overwhelmed.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Dec 22, 2015
Bryant determined to remain defiant until the end
In some respects Kobe Bryant, perhaps the true Baby Jordan, reminds me the most of Jerry West, the original Los Angeles Lakers great guard. Because they go out of their way, defiant to the end.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 1, 2015
Dragons part ways with veteran infielder Luna
The Chunichi Dragons parted company with Hector Luna on Tuesday, when the 35-year-old first baseman was left off the Central League club's reserve list.
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Nov 27, 2015
Jones pulls ahead with three-under 68
Sydneysider Matt Jones stormed into a three-stroke lead with a three-under-par 68 in the second round of the Australian Open on Friday as reigning champion Jordan Spieth moved into a share of third despite another frustrating day.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Nov 24, 2015
Warriors off to great start, but 72-10 Bulls were better
It's the defense, stupid.
BASKETBALL
Nov 21, 2015
Dynamic duo lead B-Corsairs past Wat's
The more they play together, the more effective they will become.
JAPAN
Nov 21, 2015
Japan's terrorist monitoring unit to maintain four bases abroad: in Jordan, Egypt, Indonesia and India
In the wake of the Paris attacks, the government speeds up plans for the Foreign Ministry's new intelligence-gathering unit to begin terrorist monitoring operations overseas.
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Oct 8, 2015
Matsuyama, Scott beaten in opening foursomes
Hideki Matsuyama and Australian partner Adam Scott tasted defeat Thursday in the opening foursomes at the Presidents Cup.
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 28, 2015
War on Islamic State has given Jordan new life
Tiny, oil-poor Jordan has parlayed the war against Islamic State into tangible gains.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / NBA REPORT
Jul 7, 2015
NBA treasure Pollack saw it all in his nearly 70 years in the league
This was early in the exciting career of Derrick Rose as he was driving toward the NBA's Most Valuable Player award.
BUSINESS
Jun 29, 2015
Islamic State peddling looted art on eBay, Facebook for cash flow
The Whatsapp message appeared on his iPhone: photos of an ancient Mesopotamian vase worth $250,000, part of a highly valued set, is waiting to be extracted.

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