All posts tagged "Nippon Professional Baseball"
Features/ 6 months ago
[NOTES on a SCORECARD] For A Realistic Chance in FIFA World Cup, Japan Needs More Goal Scorers
In four games at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the Samurai Blue could manage just five goals. That is generally...
Baseball/ 12 months ago
BayStars Lefty Shota Imanaga Tosses A No-Hitter Against The Fighters
The 28-year-old veteran struck out nine batters and issued only one walk.
Baseball/ 1 year ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Big Boss Has Big Plans
Tsuyoshi Shinjo made a grand entrance at the Fighters spring camp, and since then, he’s raised a few eyebrows with his...
Features/ 1 year ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Aiming to Exceed Record Medal Haul from Pyeongchang Games
Returning Japanese standout athletes from four years ago spark optimism for an even better showing at the Beijing Olympics.
News/ 1 year ago
A New Year's Look at the Most-Read Sports Stories of 2021
From start to finish, the past year provided endless opportunities to write about athletes and teams competing in dozens of sports....
Features/ 2 years ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] New Managers Take Over for NPB's Fighters, Dragons and Hawks
All three teams are looking for better results in 2022 after disappointing seasons this year.
Baseball/ 2 years ago
JapanBall’s Shane Barclay Spreads American Fans’ Love of Baseball Across Oceans
“I always ask what our guests think is the key to success to thrive in Japan and they often invoke things...