By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly 2015 was a big year in sports. Doug Baldwin and the Seattle Seahawks made it back to the Super Bowl and came one yard from making it back-to-back NFL titles. Let’s quickly move on. May was a big month. The NFL Draft was held this month and University of […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Australian-born golfer Jason Day led from start to finish to win his first PGA Championship of his career this past Sunday at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The 27-year old Day, who is part Filipino, was the first player to finish 20 under par in a major event. Notably, […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The U.S. Open Golf Tournament comes to University Place, Washington June 18 through the 21st. It is a much-anticipated event that the region has been waiting on for years. The event will bring some of the top men’s golfers in the world. Past U.S. Open Champions for the last […]
By Lisa Marien Northwest Asian Weekly Gunn Yang, 20, born September 30, 1993, originally from Pyeongchang, South Korea, hasn’t gone professional yet but is well on his way to becoming another one of the many up and coming young Asians to reign in golfing. He is an understated but determined competitor. In 2014, Yang won […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Racism alive and well in the NFL? Former University of Missouri football player Michael Sam made waves with his
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. It’s the dog days of summer, and we’re going to take a look at the return of Michelle Kwan, the Korean Zombie, a female MMA’s YouTube KO and the ups and downs of women golfers.
By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer Guan Tianlang is an eighth-grader from China who barely weighs 125 pounds and doesn’t hit the golf ball far enough to reach some par 4s. The next stop for the 14-year-old prodigy will be the Masters, where he will tee it up with Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Bubba […]
By Maria Cheng The Associated Press MANCHESTER, England (AP) — For the Iranian competitors, simplicity rules. Whereas for the Taiwanese, it’s grace and accuracy. But for the Europeans, it’s strength and speed. At last weekend’s British Open in Manchester, regional interpretations of Korea’s oldest martial art are clashing in one of the key taekwondo competitions […]