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TOCHIGI

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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 24, 2019
Police arrest 35-year-old man after missing Osaka girl, 12, is found in Tochigi Prefecture
A 12-year-old Osaka girl, missing for a week, is taken into police custody after she ran away from a man whom she claims kidnapped her and confined her at his home in Tochigi Prefecture.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 18, 2019
Woman awarded damages in Japan for same-sex partner's infidelity with sperm donor
A court awarded damages Wednesday to a woman in her 30s who broke up with her same-sex partner because of infidelity, recognizing their common-law partnership despite same-sex marriage not being legal in the country.
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CULTURE / Art
Aug 6, 2019
'What Do You See When You Look at Pictures?': Reading between the brushstrokes
'What Do You See When You Look at Pictures?,' the current exhibition at the Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, presents itself as an exercise in visual literacy and is full of thoughtful provocations.
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LIFE / Travel
Jul 26, 2019
Kinugawa Onsen: A dilapidated hot spring town in Tokyo's backyard
Kinugawa Onsen may have had its heyday in the 1980s, but this retro hot spring town still has plenty to offer Tokyoites looking for a weekend getaway close to home.
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BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Jun 27, 2019
Yuta Tabuse returning to Brex for 12th season
The Tochigi Brex fell short of their ultimate goal this past season as injuries took a toll on the title-chasing club.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
May 31, 2019
B. League's steady growth continues
The B. League continued its steady growth in its third season that concluded on May 11.
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BASEBALL / MLB
May 23, 2019
Former BayStars pitcher Yujo Kitagata joins Dodgers on minor league deal
The Tochigi Golden Braves of the independent Baseball Challenge League confirmed Thursday that former Yokohama BayStars pitcher Yujo Kitagata has joined the Los Angeles Dodgers on a minor league deal.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
May 6, 2019
Jets, Brex reap benefits from B. League's top rivalry
In the history of Japanese top-flight men's hoop circuits, there have been certain teams who got extra motivation from playing against each other.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
May 5, 2019
Jets oust Brex to clinch Championship berth
The Chiba Jets Funabashi soared to great heights during the regular season.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
May 4, 2019
Alvark, Jets post victories in semifinal series openers
The Alvark Tokyo scratched and clawed their way to a third-place finish in the brutal East Division during the regular season. Forty-four wins in 60 games was what they accomplished.
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BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
May 2, 2019
Chiba set for semifinal clash with Tochigi; Ryukyu faces Tokyo
Motivation can be a powerful emotion in sports.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
Apr 27, 2019
Sensational start propels Nagoya past Ryukyu in series opener
The Nagoya Diamond Dolphins overwhelmed the Ryukyu Golden Kings in the first quarter of Saturday's B. League Championship quarterfinal series opener.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
Apr 26, 2019
Tochigi pounds Kawasaki in playoff opener
The Tochigi Brex were locked in at both ends of the court on Friday night.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
Apr 22, 2019
B. League entering playoffs riding wave of popularity
With the popularity of Japanese basketball continuing to grow, it's expected that arenas will be filled to capacity during the upcoming B. League Championship playoffs.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
Apr 14, 2019
Brex dominate Sunrockers as postseason approaches
By their own high standards, the Tochigi Brex got off to a bit of a slow start in Sunday's series finale against the Sunrockers Shibuya.
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BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Apr 11, 2019
Elite teams set pace as title chase heats up
There's an old adage cited by managers and coaches that comes to mind as the B. League regular season winds down.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
Apr 5, 2019
Kawasaki capitalizes on free-throw opportunities to beat Toyama
When a team scores three times as many points as its opponent at the free-throw line, it's usually a good sign for the team getting fouled repeatedly.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
Mar 30, 2019
Jets outplay East rival Brex, extend winning streak to 11
Between them, the Chiba Jets Funabashi and Tochigi Brex have won a remarkable 85 of 102 regular-season games this season.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
Mar 23, 2019
Sunrockers center Robert Sacre drops 44 on Hannaryz in series-opening triumph
Robert Sacre made the Kyoto Hannaryz pay for fouling him repeatedly in the fourth quarter on Saturday night.
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BASKETBALL / B. League
Mar 9, 2019
Ryan Rossiter, Hironori Watanabe steer Brex past SeaHorses
The Tochigi Brex sit a game behind the East Division-leading Chiba Jets Funabashi, and demonstrated again on Saturday that they intend to make it a spirited chase for the division crown until the season wraps up.

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