Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa have been picked in Japan's 26-man squad for the 2014 World Cup qualifier against Australia next month.
Japan has 13 points in Group B of Asian qualifying and can clinch its fifth straight World Cup appearance with a win or draw against Australia on June 4 at Saitama Stadium.
Imagine Derek Jeter leading the New York Yankees off the field because opposing fans were yelling racial slurs and throwing bananas at his team. Or a game between the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls halted because of unrelenting race-baiting from the crowd.
Andy Murray is skipping the French Open with lower-back problems. Juan Martin del Potro withdrew on Wednesday because of a respiratory virus. So, who is left to challenge defending-champion Rafael Nadal, top-ranked Novak Djokovic and third-ranked Swiss star Roger Federer?
When 30-year-old Iraq war veteran Jorge Martinez left the Marine Corps, he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. The vet wanted to readjust to civilian life and get involved in social activities, but being amid large crowds made him uncomfortable.
Fishing out of Bimini, captain Jimbo Thomas, friends and family fished aboard the Thomas Flyer north of Great Isaacs in 2,500 feet of water and caught seven yellowfin tuna up to 50 pounds, blackfin tuna up to 38 pounds and dolphins up to 30 pounds. Thomas reported that dolphin were actually a nuisance because they were stealing many of their live baits that were intended for the tuna.