2018 WC qualifying: Big Asia storylines
Qualification matches for the 2018 World Cup continue in Asia on Thursday, and John Duerden looks at the biggest storylines to watch.
Jurgen Klinsmann not going anywhere
While Jurgen Klinsmann is locked with U.S. until 2018, his future will be decided by the CONCACAF Cup playoff result, writes Frank Dell'Apa.
Cosmos, Silverbacks fight to 1-1 draw
The New York Cosmos, third in the standings, battled back to secure a point against the Atlanta Silverbacks with the help of an own goal.
KHL: Ugra surprising in early season
For a team that had one of the worst records in KHL last season, it's been surprising to see Ugra have success in the first quarter of the new year.
Chiba Lotte Marines march to playoffs
The Chiba Lotte Marines, a popular pick to finish at the bottom of the Pacific League, punched their ticket to the Nippon playoffs on Monday.
J.League: Tokyo get huge Sanfrecce win
The highest scoring team of the J.League second stage was shutout as FC Tokyo topped Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1-0 on the road.
UFC: Hendricks has trouble with weight
It was evident after Johny Hendricks was hospitalized that he needs to move up to the middleweight class instead of one he just can't attain.
Yakult Swallows take Central League
After two years of last-place finishes, the Tokyo Yakut Swallows won the 2015 Central League crown on Friday, John E. Gibson writes.