All posts tagged "jim armstrong"
Sumo/ 6 hours ago
Daieisho Moves Closer to Claiming Second Emperor's Cup at the Spring Basho
The komusubi grappler ended the Spring Basho title hopes of rank-and-filer Midorifuji, who lost for the fourth day in a row.
Sumo/ 1 day ago
Daieisho Takes Over the Sole Lead with Two Days Left in the Spring Basho
The komusubi grappler pulled ahead of Midorifuji, who lost for the third straight time to drop out of the Spring Basho...
Sumo/ 2 days ago
Midorifuji Handed Second Loss of Spring Basho to Fall into Two-Way Tie for Lead
Sekiwake Wakatakakage was too much for the rank-and-filer who is now tied with Daieisho with three days remaining in the Spring...
Sumo/ 3 days ago
Wakamotoharu Hands Surprise Leader Midorifuji First Loss of Spring Basho
Rank-and-filer Wakamotoharu is still in the lead at the 15-day tournament, but Daieisho is closing in with four days left in...
Baseball/ 3 days ago
Japan Dethrones US, Captures Third World Baseball Classic Title
Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani is named World Baseball Classic MVP after an all-around performance that included two wins, a save and...
Sumo/ 4 days ago
Midorifuji Topples Flying Monkey Tobizaru to Stay in Sole Lead at Spring Basho
With five days left in the 15-day Spring Basho in Osaka, the rank-and-filer is two wins ahead of Daieisho, Kotonowaka and...
Baseball/ 4 days ago
Samurai Japan Advances to WBC Final in Dramatic Fashion
NPB star Munetaka Murakami delivers a walk-off double in the ninth inning against Mexico, sending Japan to the WBC title game...
Sumo/ 5 days ago
Midorifuji Maintains Lead at the Spring Basho with a Clutch Win over Ura
Rank-and-filer Midorifuji, a 26-year-old from Shizuoka Prefecture, will face his toughest test on Day 10 of the Spring Basho when he...
Sumo/ 6 days ago
Unheralded Midorifuji Remains in the Sole Lead at the Spring Basho
Rank-and-filer Midorifuji held his own against Bulgarian Aoiyama and has a one-win lead at the midway point of the 15-day tournament.
Sumo/ 1 week ago
Takakeisho Pulls Out of the Spring Basho While Midorifuji Moves into the Sole Lead
Hampered by injuries during the 15-day tournament in Osaka, ozeki grappler Takakeisho was forced to give up on his yokozuna promotion...
Sumo/ 1 week ago
Mitakeumi Beats Takakeisho, All but Ending the Ozeki's Promotion Chances
With three losses in the first week, Takakeisho has virtually no chance for promotion to sumo's highest rank after the Spring...
Baseball/ 1 week ago
Murakami, Okamoto Spark Japan Over Italy and Into WBC Semifinals
The two NPB stars broke out of slumps to give Japan plenty of offense as the team heads to Miami with...