• September 23, 2023

An $80 bottle of wine? Oakland ‘mulls’ Cabrera retirement gift

A poorly executed gift can often be accused of being “lame. This is the case with the Oakland Athletics. Local media outlets such as TMZ highlighted the Athletics’ retirement gift to Detroit Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera on Wednesday. The Athletics presented Cabrera, who will retire after this season, with a bottle of wine signed…

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National team ‘fails to reach quarterfinals’, loses to Philippines by 24 points

Team fails to advance to the quarterfinals The South Korea U16 National Team lost 71-95 to the Philippines in the quarterfinals of the FIBA U16 Asian Men’s Basketball Championship 2023 in Doha, Qatar on Wednesday. Failure to advance to the quarterfinals. Despite 18 points and 12 rebounds from Eddie Daniel, 11 points from Yang Woo-hyuk…

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Figure Shin Jia tops short at 5th Junior GP…’I see a final’

South Korean figure women’s singles “next generation ace” Shin Jia (Yeongdongjoong) topped the short program at the fifth International Ice Skating Union (ISU) Figure Junior Grand Prix of the 2023-2024 season. The Korean skater scored 36.85 technical elements (TES) and 29.40 artistic elements (PCS) for a total of 66.25 points to take the lead in…

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‘Hong Hyun Suk’s early goal + Rigger’s brilliance’ sees Korea beat Thailand to reach round of 16

South Korea’s quest for a third consecutive Asian Games crown began with a convincing win over Thailand to advance to the round of 16. The ‘Twin Masts’ Park Jae-yong (Jeonbuk), Ahn Jae-joon (Bucheon), Uhm Won-sang (Ulsan), and Go Young-joon (Pohang) stood out, while the defense was solid with two consecutive clean sheets. With the addition…

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Choi’s ‘game-winning hit’ extends SD winning streak to 7 games, Kim set to return on 23rd

He still hasn’t recorded his first hit since joining the team, but he did get the game-winning RBI. Choi Ji-Man scored the game-winning run for the Colorado Rockies in their 2023 Major League Baseball home game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park in San Diego, California on April 21 (KST). Colorado took the…

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“Man City are the best in the world, but only if Barcelona come calling.”

Joao Cancelo is enjoying a very happy time in a Barcelona shirt after leaving Manchester City. The Frenchman joined Barcelona on a one-year loan ahead of this season. It’s a pure loan deal with no outright transfer option, meaning he’ll have to return to Manchester City next summer. However, he is quite happy with his…

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Japanese teammate Ryu Hyun-jin’s unimaginable lifestyle, why he threw 155km and won 10 games

The Japanese teammate of Toronto Blue Jays’ “Korean Monster” Hyun-jin Ryu, 36, has an unconventional lifestyle that may be the key to his 10 wins this year. Japanese left-handed pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (32), who plays in Toronto alongside Hyun-jin Ryu, started the game against the visiting New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx,…

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“I almost threw up” Go Knight Kersey’s Asian Games restaurant video abruptly deleted

With the Hangzhou Asian Games set to kick off on Nov. 23, a video of Chinese Go player Qiu Ze, 26, who is best known for his battle with AlphaGo, complaining that he felt “like throwing up” while eating at the athletes’ village has been abruptly removed from social media. In recent days, only videos…

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‘I’m rooting for Stuttgart, too’…Jung Woo-young AG’s hat-trick in first leg → Spotlight on German kicker

Jung Woo-young scored a hat trick to lead South Korea to a dominant win in their first match at the Asian Games. South Korea cruised to a 9-0 victory over Kuwait in their first men’s football Group E match of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Jinhua Sports Center Stadium in Jinhua, China, on…

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“Relationship that can’t be fixed,” U.S. media speculate on SD general manager-director feud

When you’re underperforming, rumors are bound to start. The Athletic, a sports publication, published a report on Monday that highlighted the problems with the San Diego Padres, who have been disappointing this season. While there are a number of issues, one of the most prominent is the rumored feud between general manager A.J. Preller and…

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