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Sports 2 killed, 2 injured in knife attack in Tokyo
Author: 0 2 killed, 2 injured in knife attack in Tokyo

Shigenaga and the other woman, who was his girlfriend and believed to be in her 30s, apparently ambushed Nagako after she got out of a auto on the grounds of the shrine in Tokyo's eastern ward of Koto. After slashing the priestess, Shigenaga Tomioka then stabbed a younger woman he was with to death with a sword, before killing himself, police said.

Sports Georges St-Pierre vacates title; Whittaker vs. Rockhold set for UFC 221
Author: 0 Georges St-Pierre vacates title; Whittaker vs. Rockhold set for UFC 221

He added regarding his contracting ulcerative colitis , which he believes was related to his moving up in weight classes, " I did what I did; I learned from my mistakes ". Recently MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC was looking at Whittaker - Rockhold for the Perth, Australia card, and now the outlet's reporting the bout is nearly finalized.

Sports Philippe Coutinho opens door to Barcelona transfer
Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho opens door to Barcelona transfer

It was a top-class performance from Coutinho, who also produced a brilliant performance against Brighton last weekend. Coutinho was subject to various bids for from the Blaugrana and he remains unsure about his future at the Anfield. I don't know if there will be an offer. "Since I stayed I have played with will and desire", continued the 25-year old, shifting the conversation towards more manageable territory.

Sports Marlins Trade Dee Gordon To The Mariners
Author: 0 Marlins Trade Dee Gordon To The Mariners

Neidert was a second-round pick in 2015. Gordon hit.308 with 60 stolen bases in 2017. The Marlins dealt Gordon at least in part because of his contract, which owes him $10.5 million this year and then an average of $13.5 million over the next three years.

Sports De Silva helps Sri Lanka force draw, India win series
Author: 0 De Silva helps Sri Lanka force draw, India win series

Explaining India's chances, Pujara had said while the Indian bowling has great strength, the Indian batsmen are capable of playing good attacks on foreign soil. We don't want to disturb him from there. He also took a dig at the Proteas' batting line-up. "We will be very well prepared before we head to South Africa".

Sports Bettman says NHL will consider Seattle expansion bid
Author: 0 Bettman says NHL will consider Seattle expansion bid

A Seattle ownership group has been authorized to file an application for an NHL expansion team, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday. Seattle could become an option for 2020-21, though there are no guarantees the league expands there, Bettman said at the board of governors meeting.

Sports Burnley winger Robbie Brady to have knee surgery
Author: 0 Burnley winger Robbie Brady to have knee surgery

Brady is the sixth Burnley player to suffer a serious knee injury in four-and-a-half years, with Sam Vokes, Kevin Long, Dean Marney, Ashley Barnes and Lukas Jutkiewicz all being diagnosed with cruciate ligament injuries, with Marney close to a first-team return after his second such injury in three years.

Sports Cubs bolster rotation by signing RHP Tyler Chatwood to 3-year deal
Author: 0 Cubs bolster rotation by signing RHP Tyler Chatwood to 3-year deal

The Cubs will be banking on Chatwood to take advantage of his abilities as a groundball pitcher, as he had a 58.1 percent groundball rate last season with the Rockies . Part of the Cubs' belief is that Chatwood will find more consistency away from Coors Field. For his career, which included his first season with the Angels, Chatwood is 40-46 with a 4.31 ERA.

Sports Stipe Miocic-Francis Ngannou heavyweight title fight targeted for UFC 220
Author: 0 Stipe Miocic-Francis Ngannou heavyweight title fight targeted for UFC 220

UFC 220 appears to have a new main event. Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier faces Volkan Oezdemir in the co-main event in Boston. Miocic (17-2) will bid to become the first fighter in UFC history to successfully defend the heavyweight title three times when he takes on Francis Ngannou (11-1), who has earned his shot after a spectacular performance on Saturday night at UFC 218 .

Sports Pro golfer withdraws from tournament after weird finger injury
Author: 0 Pro golfer withdraws from tournament after weird finger injury

I have a friend who is a member‚ so I played a round with him on the Firethorn course. "I didn't play as many tournaments as I usually do past year with family issues". "I've got faith in my caddie, I've got faith in the yardage book and everything is in front of me, I can do it". "Yeah, that one was going a bit insane on social media", he laughed.

Sports Apollon Limassol vs Everton 7 December 2017: Europa League Preview and Predictions
Author: 0 Apollon Limassol vs Everton 7 December 2017: Europa League Preview and Predictions

With Big Sam watching from home ahead of Sunday's Merseyside derby , former Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare took the reins. Joel Robles, Morgan Schneiderlin , Davy Klaassen, Muhamed Besic, Kevin Mirallas , Nikola Vlasic, Ademola Lookman and Beni Baningime are reportedly the only senior players involved, meaning there could be as many as eight debutants.

Author: 0 Serena Williams 'very likely' to return for Australian Open, says Tiley

Tiley told the Herald Sun the 23-time Grand Slam victor is "very likely" to return to tennis in Melbourne . She has not played competitively since Melbourne, raising questions over whether the 23-time Slam victor would attempt to defend her title next month and equal Australian Margaret Court's singles record of 24 major titles.

Sports Winless Browns fire VP Sashi Brown
Author: 0 Winless Browns fire VP Sashi Brown

Winless thus far this season, the Browns own a 1-27 mark under the watch of Brown, who was hired to run the front office on January 3, 2016. Some pin it on Haslam. Sashi Brown was promoted to executive VP /Gm after the firing of Ray Farmer . Brown was named the team's top executive by the Haslams during an overhaul following the 2015 season.

Sports Trip to Bilbao on the agenda if Ireland reach Euro 2020
Author: 0 Trip to Bilbao on the agenda if Ireland reach Euro 2020

It's an honour to be one of the 12 nations that will play a part in this prestigious "EURO for Europe" tournament and I would like to thank the UEFA Executive Committee for giving us the opportunity to stage these games. However they said UEFA's decision "does not necessarily signify the end of the stadium project". UEFA also divided host cities into pairs, with each pair sharing matches in a given group.

Sports Steelers Mike Mitchell speaks out on confusion over National Football League rules
Author: 0 Steelers Mike Mitchell speaks out on confusion over National Football League rules

On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers safety took to Twitter to rail on the National Football League for suspending Cincinnati Bengals safety George Iloka for his hit on Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown ( a suspension that was overturned ) during Monday's NFC North matchup that has drawn widespread criticism for what many deemed excessive violence and dirty play.

Sports Tre'Davious White out of protocol; cleared to play Sunday
Author: 0 Tre'Davious White out of protocol; cleared to play Sunday

People don't think about that when they just react", he said. White was face down on the sideline after intercepting a pass in Buffalo on Sunday when Gronkowski body-slammed him, driving his forearm into White's back and head. "Bad headache. It is what it is". The Patriots and Bills meet again this season December 24 at Gillette Stadium. While White's availability for a critical game against the Indianapolis Colts at New Era Field hasn't been confirmed, clearing the concussion ...

Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn says she would not accept invitation to White House

In the same week that saw Russian Federation banned from competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics, the issue of whether or not the United States will send its top athletes to compete for gold is supposedly up in the air. I don't think that there are a lot of people now in our government that do that". Vonn has suffered a catalog of injuries throughout her career. He has repeatedly criticized NFL players who have followed Colin Kaepernick's example by kneeling during the national anthem, ...

Sports Celtic star explains why Brendan Rodgers is not happy
Author: 0 Celtic star explains why Brendan Rodgers is not happy

Vanhaezebrouck knows that if his charges are to pull of an upset and qualify, they will need everything to be in their favour against Celtic . "We're used to being at home, keeping the ball and having a lot of possession but Craig has just told me the passing stats and it's not great".