Baseball: Dodgers' Darvish On Dl, Yankees' Tanaka To Start Tuesday

Baseball: Dodgers' Darvish on DL, Yankees' Tanaka to start Tuesday

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to tightness in his lower back, the ballclub said Saturday.

In Boston, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, who has been on the disabled list with inflammation in his throwing shoulder, will start next Tuesday's away game against the Detroit Tigers.

Storming Start By Grt Yamaha On Friday At The Lausitzring

Storming Start by GRT Yamaha on Friday at the LausitzringThe GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team enjoyed a great start to the action on Friday at the Lausitzring for round eight of the 2017 FIM World Supersport Championship. Championship leader Lucas Mahias impressed throughout the day to finish third on the overall timesheets despite some heavy thunderstorms in the afternoon. His teammate Federico Caricasulo also showed good pace on the championship's return from the summer break as he ended Friday in fifth overall, meaning both riders have made it through directly to SP2 on Saturday.

Baseball: Strong Start By Dodgers' Maeda Erased By Lamb's Grand Slam

Baseball: Strong start by Dodgers' Maeda erased by Lamb's grand slam

Kenta Maeda pitched five solid innings Tuesday but was denied a win by Jake Lamb, who capped a two-homer day with a grand slam to help lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3.

Maeda allowed one run on a four hits, including a solo shot to Chris Iannetta in the fifth, while striking out six and walking one in his 92-pitch effort at Chase Field and was not involved in the decision.

Tennis: Nishikori Off To Winning Start At Citi Open

Tennis: Nishikori off to winning start at Citi Open

Japanese second seed Kei Nishikori got off to a winning start at the rain-delayed Citi Open on Tuesday, posting a three-sets win over American Donald Young in the second round.

Nishikori, who had a first-round bye, prevailed 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(5) in a match that lasted just under two and a half hours at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center in Washington D.C.

Japan's Bic Camera Will Start Accepting Bitcoin As Payment

Japan's Bic Camera Will Start Accepting Bitcoin As Payment

If you're someone who mines for bitcoin or trades in bitcoin, you might be interested to learn that there will be more places for you to spend your cryptocurrency at. In a report from the Nikkei Asian review (via Peta Pixel), it seems that Japanese retailer Bic Camera will start to accept bitcoin as a form of payment in its stores across the country.

For those unfamiliar, Bic Camera is one of the largest camera and electronics retailers in the country. If you've never been to one, basically the retailer stocks just about any kind of electronics that you can think of, whether it be musical instruments, cooking appliances, headphones, gaming consoles, cameras, lenses, and more. In fact one could spend an entire day at the store and still not be done.

Baseball: Otani Chased In 2nd Inning In 1st Start Of Season

Baseball: Otani chased in 2nd inning in 1st start of season

Shohei Otani did not exactly get a welcome return to the mound in his first start of the season Wednesday, as the Nippon Ham Fighters' two-way star failed to make it out of the second inning in a 6-3 defeat to the Orix Buffaloes.

Otani, whose time on the mound had been limited to a one-inning minor league rehab start on July 1 because of a torn left hamstring, allowed four earned runs on two hits and three walks in 1-1/3 innings in taking the loss.

Soccer: Kashima Rebound From Acl Exit, Give New Boss Oiwa Winning Start

Soccer: Kashima rebound from ACL exit, give new boss Oiwa winning start

Leandro struck twice as Kashima Antlers bounced back from their midweek Asian Champions League exit, beating struggling Sanfrecce Hiroshima 3-1 away in the J-League on Sunday in their first match under new manager Go Oiwa.

Atsutaka Nakamura opened the scoring for the reigning champions on 14 minutes at Edion Stadium and then set up Leandro for the second before the Brazilian midfielder made it 3-0 just before the break.

Baseball: Tanaka's Rough Start Dooms Yankees In Series Finale

Baseball: Tanaka's rough start dooms Yankees in series finale

Masahiro Tanaka failed to post a win for the fourth time in as many starts as the New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles 10-4 in the three-game series finale on Wednesday.

Tanaka (5-5), whose last win came on May 8 against the Cincinnati Reds, struggled with his control and gave up seven runs and nine hits while striking out four and walking two in 5-2/3 innings of work at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Soggy Start To Le Mans Weekend For Movistar Yamaha Motogp

Soggy Start to Le Mans Weekend for Movistar Yamaha MotoGPThe Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team riders started their quests at the Grand Prix de France today with the first free practice sessions, ahead of Sunday's race. Valentino Rossi showed a solid pace in the mixed conditions and landed eighth place in the combined session times, slightly ahead of teammate Maverick Viñales, who posted the tenth fastest time.

Nissan To Start Making Parts For Its Most Iconic Performance Models

Nissan To Start Making Parts For Its Most Iconic Performance Models

If you’re the owner of a classic Nissan performance car then today is your lucky day as the Japanese marque has announced that it will start producing a number of parts for its most iconic models.

Drive Tribe reports that Nissan will set up a Heritage Parts Program through its Nismo division in the near future and begin churning out any spare parts enthusiasts may need, inevitably hurting aftermarket suppliers but finally providing owners with brand new OEM parts that will fit and function perfectly.

U.s-bound 2018 Toyota Yaris To Start At $15,635

U.S-Bound 2018 Toyota Yaris To Start At $15,635

Pricing details have been announced for the 2018 Toyota Yaris in the U.S., not long after the updated range was announced in the UK and Europe.

As you’ll immediately notice, the new Yaris looks quite a bit more modern than the previous car, and includes a comprehensively modified exterior. Among the most obvious styling modifications is a more dynamic grille with chrome accents, and different headlights and taillights.

Promising Start To The European Championships For Astes4-tesar Emx250 & Mjc Yamaha Emx125

Promising Start to the European Championships for ASTES4-TESAR EMX250 & MJC Yamaha EMX125Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, hosted the second round of the highly competitive European Championship EMX250 which saw ASTES4-TESAR Yamaha Offical EMX250's Nick Kouwenberg shower the team in champagne after finishing both races inside the top three, for his first podium finish of the season - third. Teammate and fellow YZ250F rider Karlis Sãbulis showed potential in the first race with a solid fifth place finish but a big crash in the second race left him out of the points which dropped him back to fourteenth overall for the weekend. Both riders still remain inside the top five in the championship standings with Kouwenberg occupying fourth and Sãbulis fifth.

Tests To Start On Radioactive Soil For Use In Reconstruction

Tests to start on radioactive soil for use in reconstruction

MINAMI-SOMA, Fukushima Prefecture--The Environment Ministry is exploring the idea of reusing tons of radioactive soil as gravel to rebuild infrastructure in this disaster-stricken prefecture and beyond.

To gauge the feasibility of the project, it will conduct tests on whether contaminated soil can be securely contained without spillage while controlling the level of radioactivity.