By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A line of people waited outside the Fisher Pavilion on a Friday night in May to witness something
The Layup Drill — a NEW monthly column about APIs in sports By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly So, anything new happen in the NBA in February? I asked a local sports bar owner if they carried the NBA League Pass, so I could catch the New York Knicks play. The league pass shows any […]
The Layup Drill — a NEW monthly column about APIs in sports By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to the third edition of The Layup Drill! This month, we have a survivor, kid champs, and the NBA celebrating Chinese New Year.
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.
The Layup Drill — a NEW monthly sports column about APIs By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to the inaugural edition of my API sports column, The Layup Drill. The column will run down all the happenings in the world of sports in the Asian Pacific Islander community.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Nam Phan grew up wanting to be a fighter. The 28-year-old Vietnamese American remembers watching and being mesmerized by Hong Kong movies as a youth.
Instead, Munoz, nicknamed the Filipino Wrecking Machine, won his second UFC match by making Jensen crumble under a rain of Munoz’s punches two and a half minutes into the first round.
Brandon Vera’s nickname says it all.
“The Truth” was a nickname given to him by his friend for how Vera tells it like it is. It also describes his ability as a skilled mixed martial artist.
That’s how Mark Munoz describes himself outside of the cage in a recent telephone interview with Northwest Asian Weekly.