More Sports / Boxing Mar 3, 2018

WBC suspends bantamweight Luis Nery

Luis Nery, who failed to make weight ahead of his WBC bantamweight title match against challenger Shinsuke Yamanaka earlier this week, was suspended indefinitely by the World Boxing Council on Friday. Nery was stripped of his world title on Wednesday, the day of the weigh-in ...

Senga impresses in WBC debut

Baseball Mar 9, 2017

Senga impresses in WBC debut

by Jason Coskrey

Just when Australia thought it was safe to get back in the batter's box, with Japan ace Tomoyuki Sugano on the bench and out of pitches, it ran into the buzz saw that is Kodai Senga. It didn't take long for Senga to display the ...

Call-up lights fire under Fujinami

Baseball Nov 23, 2016

Call-up lights fire under Fujinami

by Jim Allen

Shintaro Fujinami's recent Samurai Japan call-up may have been taken him by surprise, but he said the opportunity won't be taken for granted. Although Fujinami had been a regular member of manager Hiroki Kokubo's pitching staff, the right-hander was coming off his worst season as ...