Seattle City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Bruce Harrell was inducted to the Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame on May 10 for his time as a linebacker for the University of Washington Huskies football team. Harrell accepted a football scholarship to play at the University of Washington from 1976 to 1979. In 1979, Harrell received […]
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “Show me the money!” That line made famous by Cuba Gooding Jr. in the movie “Jerry Maguire” exemplifies the greed of sports management. Eugene Lee, professional sports agent, is seeking to go beyond this. As the NFL Draft takes place on April 20, Lee will be tending to […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Te’o for the Heisman Can a Pacific Islander win the Heisman Trophy?
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.
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Babies having babies We’re starting this month’s news with an actress best known to tweens (also known as fans of the Disney Channel!).
Hundreds of youth joined Hines Ward, member of the President’s Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and receiver for NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers
2010 was another great year for sports. We saw big international events such as the Winter Olympics and the World Cup.
This week, we ran news about Taiwan’s Yen-Hsun Lu, a tennis player ranked 82, who surprised throngs of tennis fans by shoving U.S. player Andy Roddick, ranked 7
Wang, a left tackle from Virginia Tech, will be the first Chinese American football player to be drafted in next month’s National Football League (NFL) Draft.
According to a recent report on the CBS television show “60 Minutes,” there are more than 30 Polynesian players in the NFL, and the number expands each year. In addition, there are more than 200 players of Samoan or Polynesian descent in college football.