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Abby Wambach of the United States holds the World Cup trophy after their 5-2 win over Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

U.S. Women Top Japan 5-2 For World Cup Win

Abby Wambach played what’s expected to be her final World Cup match on Sunday night when the United States beat Japan by a score of 5-2 to claim its first title since 1999.

07/06/2015

Mizuho Sakaguchi and Rumi Utsugi of Japan celebrate after the FIFA Women's World Cup Semi Final match between Japan and England at the Commonwealth Stadium on July 1, 2015 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Japan Advances To Face US In World Cup Final Rematch

The defending champions advanced to play the United States in the championship game at Vancouver on Sunday. It’s a rematch of the 2011 championship game in Germany.

07/02/2015

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American, Hawaiian Airlines Look To Compete With Delta In Tokyo

Competition is heating up for a U.S.-Japan route currently controlled by Delta Air Lines Inc.

01/06/2015

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Kyuji Fujikawa Agrees To $1.1M Deal With Texas Rangers

Japanese reliever Kyuji Fujikawa agreed to a $1.1 million, one-year deal Tuesday with the Texas Rangers that includes a club option for 2016.

12/17/2014

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Passenger Recalls Severe Turbulence On Plane

Passengers on an American Airlines jet were forced to land in Japan after severe turbulence struck the plane shortly after it took off from Seoul, South Korea.

12/17/2014

Yuki Togashi of the Dallas Mavericks handles the ball against the Phoenix Suns on July 18, 2014 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavs Sign Japanese G Yuki Togashi

The Mavericks have signed Japanese guard Yuki Togashi after he played on their summer league team. Togashi averaged 5.3 points in four summer league games.

10/15/2014

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UFC Women’s Contender Miesha Tate Returns To Action In Japan

If it weren’t for Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate might be the most well known female fighter in the UFC. She will compete in the circuit’s first ever female fight in Japan

09/17/2014

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Perry Begins Economic Mission To Japan, China

Gov. Rick Perry is opening a Texas economic mission to Japan and China as he continues to bolster his foreign policy chops for a possible second presidential run.

09/08/2014

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Ron Washington To Manage MLB All-Stars In Japan

Texas Rangers Manager Ron Washington will lead a squad of MLB All Stars as they tour Japan for a series of exhibition games this offseason.

08/21/2014

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Trending: Mourning Louis Zamperini, Crying Politician, Fetch Or Bust

A look at the stories creating buzz on social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and others.

07/03/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5:  Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers, who knock in the winning run of the game, celebrates a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox with teammate Jurickson Profar at Fenway Park on June 5, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Rangers Lineup Has International Flair

When Rangers manager Ron Washington fills out his lineup card, he will likely write down the names of players from seven different countries, plus Puerto Rico.

02/27/2014

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