Jackson He became the first known Chinese-born football player to score a touchdown in a Football Subdivision (FBS) game when he plowed his way into the endzone against rival Arizona this past December.
With tennis, like so much of the world, shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, Naomi Osaka found herself with time to read and think.
It has been a year like no other in sports. With the pandemic ravaging across the world, sports have had to adjust to the closures. Sports leagues shut down in the spring and its return has come with caution and without fans for the most part.
Kaname “Wally” Yonamine could have had a pioneering career in the NFL as a running back with the San Francisco 49ers.
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at Josh Jacobs and his remarkable story, a NASCAR racer being reinstated, and a new Monster in boxing.
Welcome back to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at the NBA as it finishes up its season, a possible return of a familiar name to the NBA, and Naomi Osaka’s domination at the U.S. Open.
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we write about a new PGA champion and Naomi Osaka’s boycott. 23-year-old wins PGA Championship Los Angeles-native Collin Morikawa won the PGA Championship in San Francisco in August. The Cal-Berkeley alum won the title in just his second […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. As we head into the summer, we take a look back at a major record set by a Taiwanese athlete. In addition, Filipino American brothers are seeking to make it in the NHL. World’s fastest woman remembered This month marks the […]
By STEPHEN WADE AP Sports Writer TOKYO (AP) — As the president of the Tokyo Olympics, Yoshiro Mori knows experts will have to come up with defenses against COVID-19 for the postponed games to open a year from now. These include quarantines for athletes, and few fans at the venues among ideas being floated by […]
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this month’s edition, we highlight a new tennis queen speaking out for justice, a hoops hopeful foregoing college, and Taylor Rapp’s big workout.