By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Mariners are once again looking to sign a Japanese baseball star. Shohei Ohtani is a baseball phenom and at the age of 23, is looking to make his mark in Major League Baseball (MLB). Currently playing for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, he has a unique set of […]
It was the photo that nearly broke the internet on Monday, May 29. And disappointed his fan base yet again. Tiger Woods, once a legendary golfer and clean-cut role model — looked sad, glassy eyed, unshaven, and wore a sullen expression in a police mugshot. The photo emerged early Memorial Day following Woods’ 3 a.m. […]
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. It’s a brand new year and in this column, we take a look at two golfers.
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this edition, we talk about Tiger Woods’ return, a racially-motivated attack, and Pacquiao winning a title.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly It went down to the final hole at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay as Jordan Spieth won his first U.S. Open title after Dustin Johnson was not able to sink his last putt to force a Monday playoff. It was a memorable time for many at the University […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The U.S. Open Golf Tournament comes to University Place, Washington June 18 through the 21st. It is a much-anticipated event that the region has been waiting on for years. The event will bring some of the top men’s golfers in the world. Past U.S. Open Champions for the last […]
By Lisa Marien Northwest Asian Weekly There is less than a month until the 2015 U.S. Open Championship, the first U.S. Open in the Pacific Northwest that will be held in Chambers Bay, WA. The event beginning on June 18th through the 21st will feature favorite Rickie Yutaka Fowler, 27, born in Murrieta, CA, and […]
By Justin Bergman Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) — With two Chinese golfers tied for the lead going into the final round of the Volvo China Open, there was a good chance one of them would break new ground by becoming the first from the country to capture a European Tour title on home soil. Most […]
By Steve Elling Associated Press OCALA, Florida (AP) — With a notable double prize not only within reach, but <!–more–>practically in her grip, New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko had to settle for half of the spoils on Saturday — though it represented a significant piece of golf history, nonetheless. After reclaiming the lead late in […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at baseball, the disappearance of Anthony Kim, and the return of Doug Baldwin. Million Dollar Arm features Indian pitchers’ underdog story In 2008, we wrote about two Indian pitchers who participated in an Indian reality […]