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SuperSportRugby: Maori All Blacks too strong for JapanNew Zealand HeraldThe Maori All Blacks extended their consecutive winning streak to 17 games after overpowering a spirited Japan side in Kobe tonight. The Maori fielded an inexperienced side, featur…

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The West Australian'Boxing addict' Tszyu back with old foe HattonThe West AustralianHe has no major involvement in boxing, though he still retains his gym in Sydney and his son Nikita is a promising amateur fighter. “I'm trying to start n…

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ACT government presses Australian Rugby Union for TestsSydney Morning HeraldThe ACT government is lobbying the Australian Rugby Union to bring Rugby Championship matches and major events such as the John Eales Medal to Canberra to help grow the game in…

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Seattle Sports NutNational team primed for 'biggest rugby event in US history'New York PostThat's the life and times of 30-year-old Mike Petri, who is a member of the United States national rugby team that will take on the All Blacks of New…

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Brisbane TimesRugby league star Luke Tipene stabbed outside partyBrisbane TimesTeens at an Auckland party say they tried to save the life of a New Zealand representative who was killed on the street outiide early this morning. Luke Tipene, a 17-year-ol…

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Ryan Rozicki withdraws from boxing nationalsCape Breton PostOn Friday, Rozicki's handlers made the call not to fight, saying only that the promising, 19-year-old boxer sustained an undisclosed injury. Meanwhile, Sydney's Natalie Fagan will figh…

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Rugby giving it a try Saturday at Soldier FieldChicago Sun-TimesThe match between the reigning world champion New Zealand All Blacks and USA Eagles on Saturday at Soldier Field will provide great optics for the sport of rugby. In front of 61,500 loud s…

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Chicagomag.comWhat to Know About Tomorrow's Rugby Match at Soldier FieldChicagomag.comIn what might be the most exciting thing to happen at Soldier Field all year, the USA Eagles Men's Rugby Team (no. 18) will tomorrow face the New Zealand All …

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The Seattle Seahawks could be without starting safety Kam Chancellor and left tackle Russell Okung for Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Chancellor (groin) and Okung (calf) were held out of practice Friday and are listed as questionable. ”(…

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DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Coach Joe Philbin remained absent from the Miami Dolphins because of a family matter, but he’s expected to return before Sunday’s game against San Diego.

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Sherdog.comBoxing: Bernard Hopkins Dislikes Being Cast in Favorite's Role against Sergey …Sherdog.comHopkins did not want hear how actually many feel he is — gasp — “the favorite” against Russian expatriate Sergey Kovalev on HBO's Champ…

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HOUSTON (AP) — Top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney is unlikely to play for the Houston Texans when they host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday because of an unspecified illness.

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International Business TimesUSA Vs. New Zealand Rugby 2014: Preview, TV Channel, Live Stream Info And …International Business TimesWhile rugby is on the rise in the United States, with participation numbers growing considerably, closing the gap to th…

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ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are expected to be without cornerback Carlos Rogers for Sunday’s game against Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks.

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Philadelphia Eagles safety Nate Allen is listed as questionable on the team’s injury report, making it a 50-50 chance he plays Sunday when the team travels to Houston. Allen injured his hamstring in last week’s 24-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, a g…

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Telegraph.co.ukSix Nations game in the US would be 'terrific' for rugby, says IRB chief …Telegraph.co.ukBrett Gosper, the chief executive of the International Rugby Board, says he would welcome the prospect of a Six Nations match being staged…

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Chiefs safety Eric Berry is expected to play for the first time since spraining his ankle in a Week 2 loss to Denver when Kansas City plays the New York Jets on Sunday. Berry was limited in practice but listed as probable on the final injury report Fr…

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The IndependentBoxing on TV this weekend: Tomoki Kameda vs Alejandro HernandezThe IndependentIn other boxing action around the world this week, the return of Shannon Briggs as a heavyweight force of sorts carries on, as he hunts for his sixth win of 20…

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CBC.caCanadian boxers fight for Pan Am Games spotsCBC.caA Canadian has not captured a boxing medal at the Olympics since Nigerian-born David Defiagbon won heavyweight silver at the Atlanta Games in 1996. Only three Canadians have won pugilistic gold

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