With South Korea reaching the quarterfinals of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup for the second consecutive year, Kim Eun-Joong will have his eyes on the prize. Kim Eun-Joong-led South Korea defeated Nigeria 1-0 in extra time in the quarterfinals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023 at the Santiago del […]
Superstar goes to Saudi Arabia…NBA Greek freaks out “If you’re looking for a goalie, let me know” joke
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Karim Benzema. The recent reports of international soccer stars traveling to Saudi Arabia have not gone unnoticed by National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks). “I’m sitting here looking at social media and I see Messi, Ronaldo, and Benzema,” he wrote on his […]
‘Four one-run deficits’ were the key to PIT’s sixth straight win… “I stepped up at the crucial moment”
In April, it was his quick feet, but in June, it’s his defense. Bae Ji-hwan, 24, is receiving rave reviews for his defense in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ six-game winning streak. “Bae stepped up at a crucial moment to keep Pittsburgh’s winning streak alive,” the American media outlet TripLive said on […]
KBO to hold hearing on ‘WBC drinking controversy’ Kim Kwang-hyun, Lee Yong-chan, Jeong Chul-won…will discipline be handed down?
A penalty committee will be held for Kim Kwang-hyun (SSG Landers), Lee Yong-chan (NC Dinos), and Chung Chul-won (Doosan Bears), who were found to have consumed alcohol during the World Baseball Classic (WBC). The KBO announced on June 6 that it will hold a penalty committee on July 7 at […]
Leading the league in both strikeouts and walks…a roller coaster ride
Too many strikeouts, too many walks. Lee Yi-ri (21-KIA Tigers) has had too many ups and downs this season. Lee pitched a roller coaster game against the KT Wiz at home (Gwangju) on March 30. By the fourth inning, he had struck out eight batters. He allowed just three hits […]
Kim Jung-hoon, the third goalkeeper of Kim Eun-jung-ho, wants to open the door for Korean goalkeepers overseas.
Kim Eun-joong’s third goalkeeper, Kim Jong-hoon (19, Korea University), has revealed his ambitions. The Korea Football Association published an interview with Kim Jung-hoon, the third goalkeeper of the South Korea U-20 national team led by head coach Kim Eun-joong (44), on Friday. The South Korea U-20 team, led by head […]
‘Multi-goal’ Incheon’s Kim Bo-Seop wins K League 1 Round 16 MVP
Incheon United’s Kim Bo-seop has been named the MVP of the 16th round of the Hana OneQ K League 1 2023. Kim scored a multi-goal performance in Incheon United’s 3-1 win over Daejeon Hana Citizen at Daejeon World Cup Stadium on April 4. In the third minute of the second […]
“A scene I’ve often seen in Japan”…Kikuchi on facing the ‘junior’ Senga.
The view from the dugout is something I’m used to seeing in Japan.” Japanese major leaguer Yusei Kikuchi (32, Toronto Blue Jays) talks about playing against his younger counterpart, Godai Senga (30, New York Mets). Kikuchi and Senga went head-to-head as starting pitchers for their respective teams in the 2023 […]
Son Hyuk “Maybe not an outfielder…” Still no signings in June? When will O’Grady’s replacement come?
When will the Hanwha Eagles’ new foreign batsman step on Korean soil? The void left by O’Grady, who was released in late May, has yet to be filled. Hanwha has been plagued by poor performances from foreign players early in the season. Foreign pitcher Butch Smith was sent down after […]
‘I can’t get enough of this flavor’ Diamond Bulbulguk 8 billion catcher signing, ‘Pitcher gets thumbs up for brilliant framing’
‘I’m not used to this taste’ The Lotte Giants, who spent 8 billion won to sign An Bang-manim ahead of the season, are smiling broadly at the Yoo Kang-nam effect at the start of the season. Yoo Kang-nam, the “golden bullet” full-time catcher who wore the pinstripes for 12 years […]