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.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Jeremy Lin’s dreadlocks cause stir and discussion about appropriation Since making it to the NBA from Harvard, Jeremy Lin has experimented with several types of hairstyles. Last year, he went with a faux hawk, the man bun, the slick back style, braids, cornrows, and the bowl cut. This season, […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. As the summer continues, we write about two up-and-coming athletes, as well as looking at a racial incident at a local event. Sports and racism Yushin Okami is an experienced mixed martial artist. Unfortunately, the rough and tumble world of combat […]
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this edition, we take a look at the World Baseball Classic, an honor for a former major leaguer, and a new number one fencer in the world. But first, a little-known boxer from Thailand scored a huge upset.