Julian Savea’s stunning late try double ended Australian resistance as the All Blacks claimed a world-record 18th consecutive victory with a crushing 37-10 win Saturday. It was hardly vintage All Blacks and the tense game at Eden Park wasn’t settled until Savea’s game-breaking effort in the second half, scoring two tries and setting up a […]
About 0.002 percent of the population requires dialysis, but this group is responsible for one-30th of the country's medical costs.
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The Defense Ministry's program to fund dual-use research opens up serious moral and ethical questions for university researchers.
Universities have many missions, but becoming safe spaces for faculty and student juvenility is not among them.
Shinzo Koroki struck twice to keep leaders Urawa Reds in contention for a league and cup double after a last-gasp 2-1 win away to Albirex Niigata in the J. League first division on Saturday. Koroki opened the scoring early in the first half with a sharp finish and bundled home the winner for the League […]
The Detroit Red Wings appear to be gaining some momentum. Gustav Nyquist had a goal and an assist to help Detroit beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Friday night. It was the Red Wings’ third consecutive win after losing their first two games. “I think this was our best game of the season,” said Tomas […]
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The Detroit Tigers hired Lloyd McClendon as hitting coach and Leon Durham as assistant hitting coach Friday. McClendon is returning for his second stint with the Tigers after serving as bullpen coach in 2006 and hitting coach in 2007-13 before managing the Seattle Mariners for two seasons. He managed the Tigers’ Triple-A affiliate in Toledo […]
Teenager Naomi Osaka was named 2016 WTA Newcomer of the Year on Friday. The 19-year-old Osaka, the first Japanese winner of the award, has enjoyed a breakthrough year on the tour this season, rising to a career-high ranking of No. 40 after finishing 2015 ranked 203rd. Osaka made an impact at Grand Slam level, reaching […]
Daiya Seto won the men’s 400-meter individual medley and also the 200 butterfly at a short-course World Cup meet on Friday in Singapore. Seto, who won the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics in the 400 IM, logged 4 minutes, 4.60 seconds to top the podium, Germany’s Philip Heintz finished second in 4:07.08, and Ippei […]
Wayne Gretzky will make a rare return to the ice Saturday to play alongside other former Edmonton Oilers greats against Winnipeg Jets alumni as part of the Heritage Classic weekend. “I mean, I skate once a year. I just really never find the energy, the enthusiasm to grab my equipment and say, ‘Oh, I’m going […]