SAIPAN-BORN Enrico Del Rosario was named Man of the Match for his contributions to his team, Northern Kentucky Nitro, in their recent game in the Ohio Valley Premier League.
THE CNMI Federation of Golf Associations said the national team tryouts for the Pacific Mini Games will begin in August.
TOKYO (Reuters) — Japan will decide this month on whether to allow domestic spectators at the Tokyo Olympics, the government's chief spokesman said on Wednesday, following media reports a proposal to allow up to 10,000 people at events was under consideration.
(Reuters) — Kevin Durant totaled 49 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists as the Brooklyn Nets stormed back and beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-108 Tuesday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in New York.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) — WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury vowed to run Deontay Wilder down while the challenger said blood will be shed as the fighters came face-to-face in an odd press conference ahead of their July 24 trilogy fight in Las Vegas.
(Reuters) — Jose Altuve clubbed a walk-off grand slam in the 10th inning as the Houston Astros rallied for a 6-3 victory over the visiting Texas Rangers on Tuesday.
THE TanHoldings Football Club won the Division A championship of the Men's M-League Spring 2021 season after trouncing the Old B Bank 6-1 at the NMI Soccer Training Center on Sunday.
TERRY Guerrero won the June Ace of the Month title of the CNMI Women's Golf Association on Saturday at Coral Ocean Golf Resort.
(HANMI) — The 19th Annual HANMI Charity Classic Golf Tournament will be held on Aug. 14, 2021, at Coral Ocean Golf Resort.
TOKYO (Reuters) — When Paul Noritaka Tange won the rights to design the Aquatics Center for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, one of the first things he did was to visit the grave of his father: the revolutionary Pritzker-winning architect, Kenzo Tange.
(Reuters) — Kawhi Leonard recorded 31 points and seven rebounds before exiting with an apparent injury, and the Los Angeles Clippers notched a 118-104 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night to tie their Western Conference semifinal series at two games apiece.
(Reuters) — Trae Young collected 25 points and a career-high-tying 18 assists to fuel the host Atlanta Hawks to a 103-100 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
SHIRLEY'S won the 2021 Tan Holdings Badminton Team Tournament after accumulating the most points at the end of the two-day event which ended Saturday at the TSL Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.
THREE players have already secured slots in the June 8-ball championship of the New Bamboo Bar at Saipan Vegas: Jerry Soriano, Ray Matsunaga and Jess Farinas.
PARIS (Reuters) — Novak Djokovic captured his second French Open title as he recovered from being outplayed for two sets by Stefanos Tsitsipas to win 6-7(6) 2-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 on Sunday.
(Reuters) — Giannis Antetokounmpo collected 34 points and 12 rebounds as the host Milwaukee Bucks rolled to a 107-96 victory Sunday in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals over the Brooklyn Nets, who lost All-Star guard Kyrie Irving to a sprained right ankle.
(Reuters) — Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic has apologized after the NBA's MVP was ejected for taking a swing at Phoenix Suns guard Cameron Payne in Sunday's Western Conference semi-final exit.
(Reuters) — Teoscar Hernandez slugged two of the Blue Jays' eight home runs and had a career-high six RBIs, Robbie Ray struck out 10 over six innings of three-run ball and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays routed the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday afternoon.
STUDENTS of Tasi to Table experienced deep-sea fishing during Saturday's Mini Derby which was won by the boat Hagu Reel.
ISIDORO Cabrera and Felix M. Kileleman Jr. caught a 43.5-inch gamson or octopus to win first prize in the Gamson King Tournament of the Marianas Apnea Spearfishing Club.
AS part of its preparation for the 2022 Pacific Mini Games that Saipan will host, the CNMI Federation of Golf Associations has chosen Coral Ocean Golf Resort as the venue.
(Reuters) — A Brooklyn Nets security official who stepped onto the court and appeared to shove Milwaukee Bucks' P.J. Tucker during a game has been barred by the NBA from the team's Eastern Conference semi-finals matches in Milwaukee, U.S. media reported.
PARIS (Reuters) — Unseeded Czech Barbora Krejcikova completed a remarkable transition from a doubles specialist to a Grand Slam singles champion on Saturday by conquering Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the final of the French Open.
PARIS (Reuters) — After dethroning “king of clay” Rafael Nadal at the French Open, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2, Novak Djokovic will next face a first-time Grand Slam finalist in Stefanos Tsitsipas as the world number one bids to become the first man in the open era to win all four majors at least twice.
THE Man Amigos took game 1 in the best-of-three championship series, but PeLeLiu’s players fought their way back in games 2 and 3 to win the title Sunday at the Dandan baseball field.
WITHOUT proper pacing when training, one could get injured, certified National Academy of Sports Medicine personal trainer Jerry Diaz said.
THE CNMI Federation of Golf Associations is moving forward with its preparations for the 2022 Pacific Mini Games which will be hosted by Saipan.
(NMIBF) — Young guns led the more than 60 players that showed up for the kick-off of Northern Mariana Islands Basketball Federation’s national program tryouts Tuesday night at the Gilbert C. Ada Gymnasium.
PARIS (Reuters) — Coco Gauff has vowed to improve her decision-making on crucial points in future, after losing 7-6(6) 6-3 to 33rd-ranked Czech Barbora Krejcikova in the French Open quarter-finals on Wednesday despite having the upper hand.
(Reuters) — It took 3 1/2 hours, a cut on his hand and a delay to remove fans, but world No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated Matteo Berrettini in the quarterfinals of the French Open on Wednesday to set up another date with Rafael Nadal.
(Reuters) — A mass vaccination center in Tokyo will begin booking Covid-19 shots for people under 65 years old from Saturday, the Sankei Newspaper reported on Thursday, as Japan ramps up efforts to inoculate people before the 2020 Olympics open next month.
THE UFC match between Frank “The Crank” Camacho and “Steamrolla” Matt Frevola set for Sunday, local time, was canceled after Camacho sustained injuries in a multi-vehicle crash in California.
PAIRE Football Club Team 1 edged PFC Team 2, 1-0, to win the Masters Division championship of the Dove Women's League Spring 2021 on Sunday at the NMI Soccer Training Center.
NMI Basketball Federation director and Lady Rollers coach Marlene Lumabi has enrolled in the Fédération Internationale de Basketball’s Oceania's Rising Coaches Program which started Tuesday via Zoom.
PARIS (Reuters) — Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova finally reached a Grand Slam semi-final at the 52nd time of asking as she beat Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina 6-7(2) 6-2 9-7 at the French Open on Tuesday.
PARIS (Reuters) — Alexander Zverev settled some early nerves before beating Spain's Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-4 6-1 6-1 on Tuesday to reach the French Open semi-finals for the first time.
(Reuters) — New York Yankees right-hander Gerrit Cole didn't deny using foreign substances on the baseball when asked directly about recent claims during a press conference on Tuesday.
(Reuters) — Joel Embiid scored a playoff-career-high 40 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Tuesday as the host Philadelphia 76ers evened their Eastern Conference semifinal series with a 118-102 victory over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 2.
(Reuters) — Donovan Mitchell scored 32 of his 45 points in the second half as the Utah Jazz rallied to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers 112-109 Tuesday night in Salt Lake City to take a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
THE Man Amigos bested PeLeLiu, 20-15, in the first game of their best-of-three Belau Amateur Softball League championship series Sunday at the Dandan baseball field.
THE Southern United Football Club bagged the Division B championship of the Dove Women's League Spring 2021 after outgunning Shirley's Football Club in a penalty shootout Sunday, May 30, at the NMI Soccer Training Center.
(NMSA) — The Northern Marianas Sports Association would like to inform the public of the closure of the inner field at the Oleai Sports Complex track and field facility from June 14 to 18.
(NMIVA) — The Northern Marianas Islands Volleyball Association will conduct coaching clinics and host a players camp from June 14 to 18.
(Reuters) — Chris Paul scored 14 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and also contributed 11 assists and six rebounds to help the Phoenix Suns record a 122-105 victory over the visiting Denver Nuggets in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals on Monday night.
(Reuters) — Kevin Durant scored 32 points in three quarters and the Brooklyn Nets did not miss a beat without James Harden, cruising to a 125-86 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in New York.
(Reuters) — Kawhi Leonard scored 28 points with 10 rebounds and nine assists as the Los Angeles Clippers used a balanced attack to defeat the visiting Dallas Mavericks 126-111 on Sunday in Game 7 of their NBA first-round playoff series.
PARIS (Reuters) — Claycourt king Rafael Nadal overcame a wobbly start and issues with the stadium lights to subdue Italian teenager Jannik Sinner 7-5 6-3 6-0 on Monday and book a place in the French Open quarter-finals.
PARIS (Reuters) — The rights and wrongs of tennis players being obliged to offer their innermost thoughts to the world's media after matches has come under scrutiny at the French Open, but 17-year-old Coco Gauff manages the task with consummate ease.
(Reuters) — The New York Knicks' Tom Thibodeau was announced as the 2020-21 NBA Coach of the Year on Monday.