The Tokyo Olympics, christened with “2020’” but held in mid-2021 after being interrupted for a year by the coronavirus, glided to their conclusion in a COVID-emptied stadium on the night of Aug. 8.
The Summer Olympics are scheduled to go forward next month. However, the COVID-19 pandemic casts a concerning cloud on how the events will take place. About 10,000 volunteers scheduled to work at the Tokyo Olympics have dropped out for various reasons, although many cite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at a college basketball player taking his team on a Cinderella run to the Final Four, a baseball manager speaking out against anti-Asian hate, and a former UW Husky football player supporting the AAPI community.
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this edition, we take a look at some serious issues related to several athletes making news for unfortunate reasons.
Jackson He became the first known Chinese-born football player to score a touchdown in a Football Subdivision (FBS) game when he plowed his way into the endzone against rival Arizona this past December.
In a 2003 Sports Illustrated article, Kim Ng, then an assistant general manager with the New York Yankees, was tapped as an individual that would one day be hired as a general manager in Major League Baseball.
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at Josh Jacobs and his remarkable story, a NASCAR racer being reinstated, and a new Monster in boxing.
Welcome back to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at the NBA as it finishes up its season, a possible return of a familiar name to the NBA, and Naomi Osaka’s domination at the U.S. Open.
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we write about a new PGA champion and Naomi Osaka’s boycott. 23-year-old wins PGA Championship Los Angeles-native Collin Morikawa won the PGA Championship in San Francisco in August. The Cal-Berkeley alum won the title in just his second […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. As sports returns, we take a look at an NHL player speaking out for racial injustice, an NBA hopeful, a triathlete setting a record, and the passing of a surfing legend. Matt Dumba makes stand by taking knee The Minnesota Wild’s […]