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#1 by gf1234566 , Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:26 am

TOKYO - Japan coach Javier Aguirre opted for experience Monday when he named his 23-man squad for next months Asian Cup, where the defending champion will be bidding for a record fifth title.Aguirre named Europe-based regulars including Keisuke Honda of AC Milan, Shinji Okazaki of Mainz and Shinji Kagawa of Borussia Dortmund for the January 9-31 tournament in Australia.Drawn in Group D with Palestine, Jordan and Iraq, Japan has dominated the continental competition over the past two decades, winning in 1992, 2000, 2004 and 2011.Aguirre insisted Monday his team wont be distracted by Spanish media reports that authorities in Spain are moving to prosecute him and some 30 others on suspicion of fixing a league game against Levante when the 56-year-old Mexican managed Zaragoza in May 2011.At the Asian Cup I will just be concentrating on the sports and competition side of things, said Aguirre, when asked about the allegations that he denied in a meeting with the Japan Football Association.Aguirre selected Hannover midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake for the first time since taking over as Japan coach. Veteran striker Yoshito Okubo, who led the J-League with 18 goals this season, was not included.___Japan SquadGoalkeepers: Eiji Kawashima (Standard Liege), Masaaki Higashiguchi (Gamba Osaka), Shusaku Nishikawa (Urawa Reds).Defenders: Yuto Nagatomo (Inter Milan), Masato Morishige (FC Tokyo), Kosuke Ota (FC Tokyo), Atsuto Uchida (Schalke), Maya Yoshida (Southampton), Tsukasa Shiotani (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Gotoku Sakai (Stuttgart), Gen Shoji (Kashima Antlers).Midfielders: Yasuhito Endo (Gamba Osaka), Yasuyuki Konno (Gamba Osaka), Makoto Hasebe (Eintracht Frankfurt), Shinji Kagawa (Dortmund), Hiroshi Kiyotake (Hannover), Gaku Shibasaki (Kashima Antlers)Forwards: Yohei Toyoda (Sagan Tosu), Shinji Okazaki (Mainz), Keisuke Honda (AC Milan), Yu Kobayashi (Kawasaki Frontale), Takashi Inui (Eintracht Frankfurt), Yoshinori Muto (FC Tokyo). New York Mets Store .com) - P.K. Subbans power-play goal 4:08 into overtime sent the Montreal Canadiens into the All-Star break with a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. New York Mets Shirts . -- Brandon Hope stopped 46 shots and Kurtis MacDermid scored with 27 seconds remaining in overtime as the Owen Sound Attack edged the visiting Kingston Frontenacs 5-4 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action. He will play 10th-seeded Feliciano Lopez in Sundays final, after the Spanish left-hander defeated Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7), 6-4. Mets Jerseys 2020 . PAUL, Minn. New York Mets Gear . With his father watching from the stands, Harrison homered, doubled, single and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Pirates to a 8-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday.Minneapolis, MN ( - Kevin Martin returned to score 21 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped a 10-game home losing streak with a 110-98 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Martin missed 34 games after suffering a fractured right wrist on Nov. 19 but led seven Timberwolves scorers in double figures while playing 29 minutes off the bench. Zach LaVine added 17 points in the win, Gorgui Dieng had 16 with 14 rebounds, Nikola Pekovic scored 14 and Andrew Wiggins and Thaddeus Young each had 12. The Timberwolves played without guard Mo Williams and won for the first time at home since a 90-82 victory over Portland on Dec. 10. The NBA basement dwellers snapped a five-game overall losing streak, winning for just the fourth time in the last 31 games. Williams missed the game because of personal reasons, the Timberwolves said. He is expected to rejoin the tteam on Thursday.dddddddddddd Jared Sullinger scored 16 points to lead Boston and Marcus Thornton added 15 off the bench. The Celtics finished 3-3 on a six-game road trip. Martin scored all nine points in a 9-0 run in the fourth quarter that extended their lead from four to 13 with six minutes remaining. He made a pair of 3s during the flurry and scored the rest on a traditional three-point play. The Celtics never got closer than nine the rest of the way. Earlier, they pulled themselves out of a 13-point hole late in the third quarter to draw within three early in the fourth. Bostons last lead was 49-48 at halftime. Game Notes The Celtics beat Minnesota 114-98 at home on Dec. 19 and had won two in a row in the series before Wednesday ... Boston hosts Houston on Friday ... The Timberwolves play in Philadelphia on Friday. ' ' '

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