By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly As the Seattle Storm finish out their season next month, they will do it with just the third Japanese player in WNBA history. Ramu Tokashiki has been a welcome addition to a young, rebuilding team. Tokashiki was signed by the WNBA’s Seattle Storm this spring. She was one of […]
Karen Bryant has announced that this season will be her last one as president and CEO of the Seattle Storm. Bryant, who is half Filipino and half white, has been involved with professional women’s basketball for more than 18 years. She was hired by the Ackerley family and the Seattle Supersonics in 1999 to help […]
By Assunta Ng Rarely do I sit through a basketball game from the beginning to the end, especially when I already know the outcome. So what made me stay when the U.S. Women’s National basketball team played against the China’s Women’s National team last Saturday when the scores weren’t even close?
On May 7, about 120 people, including local community leaders, turned out for a dinner at Ocean City Restaurant in the International District to greet the players of the China National Women’s Basketball Team. Assunta Ng, publisher of the Northwest Asian Weekly, organized the dinner. Notable attendees included Sun Fengwu, head coach of the Chinese […]
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.
On Monday, May 23, Burmese American Rich Cho was fired as general manager of the Portland Trail Blazers. Cho was the ninth general manager in Trail Blazers’ history
It was wonderful to have the Seahawks win last Sunday. Did you know that when the Seahawks lose, it significantly affects Chinatown and the International District (ID)?
Rich Cho, former assistant general manager (GM) of the Seattle SuperSonics, has been hired to replace Kevin Pritchard as general manager of the Portland Trail Blazers.
Last year, with the bad shape of the economy, 14 businesswomen of color not only stood out, but outdid their competition …
Mark Okazaki, Neighborhood House Executive Director, is cochair of a 12-member advisory committee that will vote Dec. 14 on who will complete the final year of King County Executive Dow Constantine’s unexpired term. Constantine resigned as council member after he was elected county executive.