By Jason Cruz NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we look at the hellos and goodbyes in sports. Hello – Osaka wins U.S. Open Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York in September. At the age of 20, she was the […]
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Tiger Woods, in his Sunday red shirt, both arms raised in victory on the 18th green. For so many years, the scene was familiar. This time, it was surreal. “I can’t believe I pulled this off,’’ Woods said on Sept. 23 during the trophy presentation at […]
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 […]