All posts tagged "Sports"

  • lydia-ko-marvel
    Lydia Ko as a super hero? Marvel whips up new character

    By Brian Han Lydia Ko might as well be a super hero. Any 18-year-old needs to be superhuman to dominate the world of women’s golf the way she has. That’s why Marvel teamed up with ESPN to...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • choi ji man
    Angels show faith in S. Korean first baseman Choi Ji-man

    By Brian Han The topic of up and coming South Korean baseball players seems to spark conversation a lot more these days in Major League Baseball circles. But here’s a name you might not have heard in...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Free agent slugger Lee Dae-ho leaves for the United States at Incheon International Airport on Dec. 7, 2015, in pursuit of his first major league contract. (Yonhap)
    MLB Winter Meetings end with no deals for S. Korean free agents

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The annual Major League Baseball (MLB) Winter Meetings wrapped up Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee, with a trio of South Korean free agents still without their first big league contracts. Lee Dae-ho, first baseman/designated hitter,...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • jeremy lin
    Stop the Linsanity! Jeremy Lin’s hair evolving into something stranger

    By Brian Han It might be time for the Charlotte Hornets to enforce a New York Yankees-esque appearance policy — at least for Jeremy Lin. The 27-year-old guard updated his hairdo on Wednesday for a game against...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • Hyo Joo Kim, left, and Chun In Gee.  (Courtesy of KLPGA)
    Who is South Korea’s next golf super star?

    By Brian Han So who is South Korea’s next golf superstar? It doesn’t matter that world No. 2 Park Inbee completed her career grand slam in 2015. Or that world N0. 1 Lydia Ko (who is technically...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Chris Park, Major League Baseball's senior vice president of growth, strategy and international, gives a presentation during the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) Winter Meeting in Seoul on Dec. 9, 2015. (Photo courtesy of the KBO) (Yonhap)
    MLB exec hopes to see big league games in S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea has been one of the more successful countries in the young history of the World Baseball Classic (WBC), an international tournament jointly operated by Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • uli
    S. Korea soccer coach Uli Stielike ‘satisfied’ with 2015

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — By all accounts, the South Korean men’s national football team enjoyed a successful 2015, winning 16 out of 20 matches against only one loss and three draws. In 17 of those matches, South Korea...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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