By Greg Beacham AP Sports Writer BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Manny Pacquiao will be coming off the longest layoff of his incredible career when he steps back into the ring in Macau in November.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly 2012 Year in Review<!–more–> 2012 was a great year for Asian American athletes. Despite a strike-shortened regular season, the NBA had major excitement, thanks to the rise of a Taiwanese American point guard from Harvard. The NBA championship series was won by the Miami Heat, coached by Filipino American […]
By Tim Dahlberg AP Boxing Writer LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) — The idea of Manny Pacquiao being knocked out cold was shocking enough. The sight of him face down on the canvas, unresponsive even as bedlam broke out all around him, was positively frightening.
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of the Layup Drill. Remember when we had an NBA team? I wonder what it’s up to nowadays. Among this month’s subjects, we talk Pac-Man, ping pong, guns, a spelling bee champ, and Long Ding.
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly It’s that time to reflect on the past year in Asian American sports. Our annual top 10 list includes many familiar names, as well as welcome additions.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao is taking a beating in the center of this ring. He barely knows a word of this Bee Gees song, which is a bit too high and complicated for his singing skills. He’s struggling to read the lyrics off the cue cards — probably because he’s wearing sunglasses in […]
2010 was another great year for sports. We saw big international events such as the Winter Olympics and the World Cup.
By Greg Beacham The Associated Press Manny Pacquiao reluctantly will look for another opponent for his next bout after promoter Bob Arum’s deadline for a deal with Floyd Mayweather Jr. passed Saturday without a word from Mayweather. In the latest improbable twist in the torturous negotiations for the most tantalizing prospective fight in boxing, Arum […]
Floyd Mayweather Jr. wanted to put on a show and he did, from the moment he entered the arena accompanied by acrobats on stilts tossing fake $100 bills to the final seconds of the 12th round when he finished giving Shane Mosley a beating …
SAN MIGUEL, Philippines (AP) — The pounding beat of “Eye of the Tiger” from “Rocky III” blared from the speakers as Manny Pacquiao’s black Hummer pulled up at an open-air basketball court on a recent humid evening.