Lintao Zhang / Staff
September 06, 2019 - 6:22 am
Jaylen Brown scored 20 points, Kemba Walker added 15 and the U.S. rolled past Japan 98-45 Thursday in the Group E finale. And now, the stakes get higher with the Americans set to face Greece — and NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo — in a second-round opener on Saturday in Shenzhen, China.
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AP Photo/Claude Paris
June 19, 2019 - 3:41 pm
NICE, France (AP) — For the first time since Bryan Robson, Peter Shilton and Glenn Hoddle, an England team finished a World Cup group stage with a 3-0 record. Ellen White scored both goals, and the Lionesses roared into the round of 16 with a 2-0 victory over Japan on Wednesday night to win the...
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Darren Yamashita
March 20, 2019 - 6:02 am
Ichiro Suzuki had it on a night to celebrate all things Ichiro — "Ichiromania" in other words — as he started for the Seattle Mariners against the Oakland Athletics in MLB's opening game of the season.
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Joe Camporeale
March 14, 2019 - 5:30 am
Ichiro Suzuki has been the nail in a culture that values formality, caution, and deference to authority. Doing it his way, he's developed into Japan's greatest baseball player and arguably its best athlete.
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(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 28, 2018 - 3:30 pm
By LUKE MEREDITH , AP Sports Writer Japan and Senegal each finished Group H play at the World Cup with four points. They each scored and allowed four goals. When they played each other, they tied 2-2. So how did Japan earn a date with Belgium in the round of 16, while the Lions of Teranga were sent...
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