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WE LEAGUE

BASKETBALL / HOOP SCOOP
Feb 17, 2013
Garrison develops into first-rate coach
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BASKETBALL
Feb 16, 2013
Struggling Fitzgerald released by Happinets
The Akita Northern Happinets have terminated forward Dan Fitzgerald's contract, the bj-league club announced on Friday.
SOCCER / PREMIER REPORT
Feb 16, 2013
Ronaldo should rise to occasion at Old Trafford
You just knew Cristiano Ronaldo would score in Madrid on Wednesday and Manchester United fans are bracing themselves for more of the same at Old Trafford when he makes an emotional return to the Theatre of Dreams.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Feb 13, 2013
Davis sets sights on playing in NBA
Can shot-blocking maestro Jeral Davis reach the NBA in his late 20s?
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Feb 13, 2013
Big Bulls bounce back, end Jets' nine-game win streak
All good things must come to an end.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Feb 11, 2013
Evessa gather steam with win over HeatDevils
The Osaka Evessa do not look like a championship contender. And it will probably take a minor miracle for the Western Conference club to qualify for the playoffs this season.
BASKETBALL
Feb 10, 2013
Hot-shooting Albirex whip Cinq Reves
The Niigata Albirex BB made exactly 50 percent of their shots from inside the 3-point arc on Saturday in their series opener against the host Tokyo Cinq Reves. And they were even better from beyond the arc, knocking down 13 of 25 shots (52 percent).
BASKETBALL
Feb 8, 2013
Well-traveled star Woods joins Cinq Reves
High-scoring forward Ricky Woods, who once set the bj-league's single-game scoring record with 52 points while playing for the Oita HeatDevils, is on the move again.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Feb 8, 2013
Firebrand Okubo targeting title at new home Frontale
Yoshito Okubo is looking forward to a new challenge after joining Kawasaki Frontale ahead of the new J. League season, but the fiery forward is not about to tone down his style just because of a change in surroundings.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / BJ-LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Feb 8, 2013
Chandler, Werner key Chiba's eight-game win streak
Eight straight victories is an impressive feat in any pro sports league.
BASKETBALL
Feb 4, 2013
Rizing hold off Cinq Reves
This season Rizing Fukuoka head coach Atsushi Kanazawa's message to his players has been consistent.
BASKETBALL
Feb 3, 2013
Togashi shines in Northern Happinets debut
Yuki Togashi won't technically be an adult for almost six more months, at least that's true according to Japanese custom.
BASKETBALL
Jan 28, 2013
Cartwright makes immediate impact as Evessa beat Shining Suns
It's only been two games, but new coach Bill Cartwright's no-nonsense challenge to the Osaka Evessa — to play a smart, aggressive brand of basketball, as revealed by several players — is paying off.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / HOOP SCOOP
Jan 27, 2013
Time to stop nonsense on import rule, expand to 48-minute game
Formed as a six-team breakaway circuit from the old-guard JBL, the bj-league aimed to usher in a new era of pro basketball in Japan in 2005.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 25, 2013
Cartwright confident he can turn lowly Osaka around
Former NBA center Bill Cartwright looks forward to his first weekend as the Osaka Evessa head coach, leading the team in action against the visiting Miyazaki Shining Suns.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jan 24, 2013
Tokyo goalkeeper Gonda sets bar high for coming season
FC Tokyo goalkeeper Shuichi Gonda is far too modest to accept the plaudits that have come his way after a string of fine performances for club and country last season, but there is certainly nothing humble about his ambitions for the year ahead.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 21, 2013
Parker shines as West wins All-Star Game
Recognized as a dynamic playmaker since entering the bj-league in the 2007-08 season as a member of the run-and-gun Rizing Fukuoka, Michael Parker hauled in four straight regular-season scoring titles into the fledgling circuit's eighth season.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / BJ-LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Jan 18, 2013
Yokohama's Geary recalls getting to meet NBA legends
Like every midseason showcase, the 1997 NBA All-Star Weekend in Cleveland was a marquee event, not only for its collection of active players — Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon, et al — but also for the much-planned celebration of the league's storied history.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / J. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Jan 17, 2013
Promoted teams hoping to buck trend with J1 survival
Teams around the J. League have been busy parading their winter recruits this week, but if the recent travails of several promoted sides are anything to go by, this year's J1 new boys will need all the reinforcements they can get.
BASEBALL / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jan 16, 2013
Plenty to keep the hot stove cooking
Back when all the MLB teams could be found east of the Mississippi River and north of Virginia, baseball junkies used to get their offseason fixes by sitting around yakking about downtime big league happenings — recent trades, news items, gossip and the like.

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