Sports Feature Stories Archive

  • Julie Chu

    Chinese American Hero: Julie Chu

            Name in English: Julie Chu Name in Chinese: 朱慧雯 Name in Pinyin: Zhū Huìwén Gender: Female Birth Year:  1982 Birth Place:  Fairfield, Connecticut Current location: Fairfield, Connecticut Profession (s): Hockey Player, Athletic Coach Education: 2007, Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Harvard University […]

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  • Sochi 2014 Olympics Men's Figure Skating Medalists Yuzuru Hanyu, Patrick Chan, Denis Ten

    Asian Slant on 2014 Winter Olympics

    I haven’t seen much of an Asian view on the Sochi Olympics. Back in the day, Asians were complaining that gold medalist Yamaguchi didn’t seem to get as many corporate deals as the third-place Kerrigan, but today a Yamaguchi Special-K box is a $22.50 buy-it-now […]

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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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    Money where your Mouth is: Pacquiao vs Marquez

        By-  Ivan V. Natividad Las Vegas, Nev.-  Tonight Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez meet for a fourth, and final bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.  Considering the history between the two welterweights (2 close, controversial wins for Pacquiao and a […]

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  • Tim Lincecum reminds everyone that the San Francisco Giants are still #1.

    SF Giants World Series 2012 Victory Parade Photo Highlights

    Forecast for the weather this Halloween for the San Francisco Giants World Series Victory Parade was a heavy downpour of Cain, not rain. The players arrived to the parade start with police escorts and hopped into sleek detailed luxury convertibles. The parade started down on […]

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  • Giants fans were treated to their very own Bruce Lee bobblehead. Photo by Michael Jeong.

    SF Giants Pay Tribute to Bruce Lee

    He paved the way for stars like Jackie Chan, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Steven Seagal.   The first true action star of the silver screen was Martial Arts expert Bruce Lee.  The San Francisco native starred in five films in his brilliant but brief career that […]

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  • Ariel Hsing

    Bay Area’s 16-Year-Old Table Tennis Champions Compete in London 2012

    With the Olympic Games in full swing, the Bay Area has plenty to be proud of. Representing the Bay’s Asian-American community in the Games are 16-year-old table tennis champions Ariel Hsing and Lily Zhang, who earned spots on the Olympic team at Trials, competing against […]

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  • Gerek Meinhardt

    Foiling Expectations: U.S. Fencers Go For Gold

    By New America Media‘s Alex Bue SAN FRANCISCO — A bourgeoning group of young Asian American fencers is looking to usurp the sport’s Eurocentric stereotypes. At the forefront is the Massialas Foundation at Halberstadt, located in San Francisco’s Mission District. With three fencers currently ranked in the […]

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    Medicare’s “Extra Help” Program Helps Those With Limited Income Pay For Prescription Medications

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Making ends meet should not mean going without your medications. If you have limited income and resources, Medicare’s “Extra Help” program sets it up so this year you pay no more than $2.50 for each generic drug and $6.30 for each brand […]

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  • Hail Queen Yun Na! (Or the Olympic Yellow Peril?)

    Hail Queen Yun Na! (Or the Olympic Yellow Peril?)

    update 3/20/2011: One year later Yun Na’s completely dropped off the planet as far as Americans are concerned. On the other hand, American marketers appear to have abandoned the American women as well. Still, as North American Asians perhaps we can be a bit miffed […]

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