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Valentine Named Red Sox Manager

Bobby Valentine is going to be the new manager of the Boston Red Sox.

Valentine, who has been in Japan on business, was scheduled to fly back to Boston late tonight and will be introduced as the Sox manager on Thursday, according to reports.

Valentine has previously managed the Texas Rangers and New York Mets.  He also managed for several years in J

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Amazing Robot Gymnast Nails High Bar Routine [VIDEO]

The Olympic Committee may not have any plans to allow robots into the 2012 Summer Games as of yet. But if they have a change of heart, we know at least one robot who will be prepared.

Robot NO.8 Kovacs is a small Japanese robot who has the type of skills on the high bar that even the best gymnasts would envy. While he does need a little help getting onto the bar, once he’s up there, his moves can’t be beat. Watch your back, Shawn Johnson.

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Dwight Howard Dunks on Giant Stuffed Giraffe [VIDEO]

With the lockout continuing, NBA players have been forced to look elsewhere to fulfill their basketball jones. In the case of Dwight Howard, this journey took him to Japan, where the Orlando Magic center recently dunked on an 11-foot hoop which had been attached to the neck of a 12-foot stuffed giraffe, during an exhibition at a Tokyo mall.

Yes, it all sounds a bit strange, but the crowd gets really into it.

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California Stuns Japan in Little League World Series on Dramatic Walkoff Single [VIDEO]

With two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth inning, 12-year-old Nick Pratto delivered a clutch hit that gave Huntington Beach, Calif., a 2-1 victory over Hamamatsu City, Japan, in the final game of the Little League World Series. The squad became the seventh team from California to win the title.

Braydon Salzman pitched a gem of a game for  California, striking out the side in the top of the fifth inning before navigating out of a jam in the top of the sixth.

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Former Major League Pitcher Hideki Irabu Found Dead from Suspected Suicide

Former New York Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu is dead, according to multiple reports in Japan. He was 42.

Irabu was reportedly found dead in his California home Tuesday from a suspected suicide. According to NBC Sports, citing Japanese sources, Irabu hung himself.

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Hope Solo Wishes She Had Done One Thing Differently

USA Goalie Hope Solo did not resort to theatrical tricks when she injured her knee late in the World Cup Final on Sunday against Japan, and elected to play through it. The injury occured early in the second period of extra time, with the US clinging to a one goal lead. Japan went on to win the Women's World Cup with PKs, and Solo is questioning whether she did the right thing.

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