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All Blacks beat Springboks, extend streak in group games

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) New Zealand straightened the world champion crown on its head and removed any doubt about its status as Rugby World Cup favorite as it overcame South Africa 23-13 on Saturday in the tournament's most anticipated pool game. (MORE)

The Latest: All Blacks beat South Africa 23-13 in Pool game

TOKYO (AP) The Latest on Day 2 of the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local): (MORE)

Argentina losing string hits 10 with defeat by France 23-21

TOKYO (AP) Argentina coach Mario Ledesma complained about a couple of referring decisions in the second half that might have changed the outcome. (MORE)

Lopez's dropped goal saves France in 23-21 win vs. Argentina

TOKYO (AP) Camille Lopez's international career appeared to be finished not long ago. Now he's the toast of France at the Rugby World Cup. (MORE)

Australia gets rattled, responds to beat Fiji 39-21 at RWC

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) Rattled, Australia avoided the first big upset of the Rugby World Cup when it rallied from nine points down early in the second half to beat Fiji 39-21 on Saturday. (MORE)

Georgia hopes strong unity is enough to trouble Wales at RWC

(AP) -- Georgia will be banking on a unity forged in France to trouble Wales when they meet in the Rugby World Cup on Monday in Toyota. (MORE)

Young Irish backfield up for anything Scotland hurls at them

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) With Rob Kearney and Keith Earls out, it's as certain as taxes that Ireland's relatively novice backfield will be provoked by Scotland on Sunday. (MORE)