Ever heard of this sport? Super bad ass and filled with pride. Amazing. It’s another Rucker Park in the making or maybe it’s already made. Watch the doc trailer. Also check out this longer article about it. (latitudenews – 9-Man) [youtube]YumoQVJdK4U[/youtube]
Amazing story that appears to be lies on top of lies, a football player meets a woman online, somehow she becomes his girlfriend, but it’s either a hoax, or it’s something he made up. Manti Te’o will be in the NFL sooner than later. (Deadspin – Manti Te’o)
Japan to play WBC. It was unfortunately about money. The MLB got 33% of the revenue while the two time Champions, Japan got only 13% of the ad revenue. “Japan’s professional baseball announced Tuesday it has decided to set up a new business structure that would bring in ¥4 billion ($51.1 million) in four years.” (WSJ – WBC)
We’re not sure if this is all of the Asian American winners at the London Olympics, but in the end it’s a smaller list than what one would expect. (Asianfortunenews – Asian American Medalists) Nathan Adrian in swimming. Did you ever heard of this guy? 2 Golds and a Silver in swimming.
The greatest hurdler of all time, Liu Xiang who has had two bad outing at the last two Olympics is in the midst of controversy. He’s the Asian speedster and like Yao Ming, a national hero in China. According to the South China Morning Post, he was told that his injury was serious at London. He ran, hit the first hurdle and limped to the finish line. Was he injured the entire time, but kept it secret for his endorsements? That’s what the paper implies. The government issued a gag order to the media and he did his thing in front of the world’s eye and broke people’s hearts. This sounds like a piece of sensational news, but who knows. It...