Japan may be capturing the imagination, but they could also save rugby union

In an age where bigger is always better, Japan’s evasive and passing-dependent game could be key in protecting the sport and those who play it

Ex-NFL lineman Justin Bannan hit with attempted murder charge

BOULDER, Colo. — Former NFL and University of Colorado football player Justin Bannan has been charged with attempted murder and assault following a shooting in Boulder. The Daily Camera reports the…

Podcast: Is this the best weekend of World Cup quarter-finals ever?

Jack de Menezes is joined by Samuel Lovett to reflect on the devastation of Typhoon Hagibis, how Japan’s victory over Scotland united the nation and preview the four quarter-finals this weekend

CC Sabathia leaves possible final Yankees outing with injury

CC Sabathia left Game 4 of the ALCS with what appeared to be an arm injury in what could be his last Yankees outing ever. Sabathia entered the game after the Astros chased Adam Ottavino in the bott…

China third-quarter GDP grows 6%, slowest pace in almost three decades

China's economic growth slowed more than expected to 6.0% year-on-year in the third quarter, the weakest pace in almost three decades, hit by soft factory production amid a bruising Sino-U.S. tra...

China says its economy grew 6% in the third quarter, slower than expected

China released third-quarter GDP figures on Friday showing the economy grew 6.0% from a year ago.

Nets about to face tough roster decision on Taurean Prince

Nets players said newcomer Taurean Prince was the breakout star of their pickup games this offseason. Then the preseason rolled around and he’s been even better. Now the Nets have a tough call to m…

Jak Hughes, Devils take first round of battle with Kaapo Kakko, Rangers

Count Round 1 for Jack Hughes and the Devils. With the top two picks in June’s draft facing each other for the first time in the NHL, it was Hughes — the Devils’ selection at No. 1-overall — better…

Cory Booker talks potential engagement to Rosario Dawson

“Should I ever get to that point, I will try to embarrass her and put her on the spot.”

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WTA roundup: No. 1 seeds Svitolina, Bertens ousted

Veronika Kudermetova ousted top seed Elina Svitolina 6-1, 2-6, 7-5 in the second round of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Thursday, winning her first-ever match against a top-five opponent.

La La Anthony responds to ‘Power’ fans who say she can’t act

“If you can do it better, then why you not getting the jobs I’m getting?”