By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this edition, we take a look at the close of the NBA season, the start of baseball, and golf is always on our minds. Bhullar is first Indian born player in NBA Gursimran “Sim” Bhullar made his long-awaited debut in […]
CHIBA, Japan (AP) – The Lotte Marines of Japan’s Pacific League say they have signed former New York Yankees utility infielder Luis Cruz to a one-year contract worth $750,000. The 29-year-old Cruz, who split the 2013 season between the Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers, has a career batting average of .234 with seven home […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Take Me Out to the Yakyu By Aaron Meshon Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013 Although baseball may be America’s pastime, the sport’s appeal has expanded to include a global audience.
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 Staff The Associated Press Staff TOKYO (AP) — Japan reacted to the news that Ichiro Suzuki has been traded to the New York Yankees with surprise and anticipation that the move might lead to a World Series ring. The Yankees acquired the star outfielder from Seattle in a trade for two young pitchers, bringing […]
The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) — Hideki Matsui has signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, and the two-time American League All Star has reported to extended spring training in Port Charlotte.
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The slap heard around the world Who is Wendi Deng Murdoch? Just a month ago, the public was introduced to Deng Murdoch, a former shrewd businesswoman and news corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch’s alleged gold-digging wife.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners are the first Major League Baseball team to lose 100 games with a $100 million payroll may lose more this winter. On top of all else the AL’s worst team must do, it should install a revolving door for a possible exodus of veterans.