Sports Archive

  • NASCAR Don Pastor

    NASCAR Welcomes First Filipino American Driver

        With over 10 years of racing experience, Don Pastor made history earlier this year as the first Filipino American driver admitted to compete in Euro National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), the European expansion of the popular US-based series. This year […]

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  • Norm Chow

    Asian American Sports Spotlight: Norm Chow

          As the first Asian American head coach of a major college football program, Norm Chow talks about his 40 year coaching career. How despite his great success with some of the biggest names in college football, did not get a chance to […]

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    SF To Host 3rd Annual Ping Pong Tournament and Festival on Aug. 18

        San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament and Festival on Sunday, August 18th in Chinatown as part of a two-day weekend Chinatown Summer Celebration. “Through the sport of table tennis more than 40 years ago, Ping Pong […]

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  • A student of Dancel’s Academy of Taekwondo San Bruno takes on two enemies.

    SF Giants Bruce Lee Tribute Night 2013

        Bruce Lee’s Legacy lives on as the SF Giants host a tribute night for him on the 40th Anniversary of “Enter the Dragon”. In his honor, Linda Lee Cadwell (Bruce Lee’s widowed wife), Shannon Lee (Bruce’s daughter), and Wren Lee Keasler (Bruce’s granddaughter) made […]

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  • The Consulate General Hiroshi Inomata and Lou Seal.

    SF Giants Japanese Heritage Night 2013

        After the Giants swept the Dodgers, the Giants hosted the Phillies for a three game series, part of a 10 game homestand. The Giants hosted Japanese Heritage Night on the first game of that series. A special pre-game event was held in Seals […]

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  • Mother and daughter at the game with their “Year of the Snake” bobblehead.

    SF Giants Chinese Heritage Night 2013

        The San Francisco Giants played host Tuesday, April 9 at AT&T Park for Chinese Heritage Night. Pre-game ceremonies started out wonderfully as beautiful warm weather filled the park. On the field, the Community Youth Center (CYC) performed a drum routine with 20 percussionists […]

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  • Pablo Pandavol and the Subaru Hep B Mobile

    The Buzz: Moving Up

    Moving Up:  Yes folks, reality shows are here to stay thanks to MTV’s The Real World, first broadcast in 1992. Last week Real World: Portland (Season 28) started and my best bud Bevan Dufty misses the days when housemates were just real characters (like Real […]

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  • Rick Quan

    Asian American Sports Spotlight: Norman Owyoung

        EDITOR’S NOTE: During Rick Quan’s thirty years as a local television sportscaster he’s always had a passion and desire to highlight the stories of Asian American athletes. “For too long Asian Americans, especially men have suffered from poor stereotypes, often portrayed as physically weak  […]

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  • Rice Field of Dreams

    Cambodian American Filmmaker Daron Ker’s Rice Field of Dreams To Play at Oakland International Film Festival

        Passionate about having Cambodian culture represented on film, Daron Ker, has produced and directed Rice Field Of Dreams (RFOD) a documentary about the nation’s first competitive international baseball team. The director  takes us on a journey marked with passion, hope and collective national spirit as the […]

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  • Martin Kim

    Martin E. Kim: Ushering in Ryu-Mania

        For the past 10 years, I’ve been deleting messages with the subject line “Reminder about your invitation from…” but Martin Kim, a marketing strategy, strategic planning, and social media marketing expert got me to succumb to LinkedIn.   Kim who is fluent in English, Korean […]

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