Adrian Alarilla, filmmaker liaison at this year’s Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF), grew up in Manila and spent some time on the Philippine island, Cebu, and Chicago, before moving to Seattle in 2010.
We all have dreams. Some want to be actors, doctors, or professional athletes. Me? I wanted to become an international sports agent. I grew up in a very active sports family that participated in baseball, basketball, gymnastics, swimming, etc. My goal since I was young was to carry my love of sports into a career […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly I thought that the weather served as foreshadowing for a positive result on Super Bowl Sunday. As my wife and I landed in Phoenix from our flight from Seattle, I saw a steady downpour of rain from the window of our airplane on Friday afternoon. Felt like home. Of […]
By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Bae Sang-Moon doesn’t get enough credit for his sense of humor, which he served up when he arrived at Kapalua for the Hyundai Tournament of Championship. Upon spotting a familiar face in the media, Bae broke into a big smile and said, “I made big […]
By Arnie Stapleton AP Pro Football Writer DENVER (AP) — Denver defensive end DeMarcus Ware considers himself a mixed martial artist on the football field. Ever since his rookie year in 2005, he’s spent as much time in the offseason working on his handwork with a second generation Bruce Lee student as he has working […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this issue, we look at Manny Pacquiao’s latest victory, a Heisman winner, and a Seattle Marathon winner, among other things for the last column of the year. Pacquiao wins, Mayweather next? Six knockdowns. This is how many times Manny Pacquiao […]
By Tamara Lush Associated Press TAMPA, Florida (AP) – The Indian film industry’s top award show sailed into Tampa on April 23 with a pirate-themed opening musical number and celebrities ranging from “Slumdog Millionaire” star Anil Kapoor to John Travolta and Kevin Spacey.
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
A friendly bet between two American Legion Cathay posts — Post #186 in Seattle and Post #384 in San Francisco — has been waged on the outcome of Sunday’s NFL playoff game between the Seahawks and 49ers.
By Dan Gelston AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (AP) — The AFL is set to go long — really long — and touch down in China.