Month: September 2023

2G Continuous Full-Time→Without a Break, Seol Young-woo Joins AG, Fatigue Accumulation and Physical Burden ‘Concerned’

It’s a killer schedule. National team fullback Seol Young-woo (Ulsan Hyundai) has been on a nonstop schedule. He was named to Jürgen Klinsmann’s roster and played full-time in both of the national team’s two September A matches (Wales and Saudi Arabia) before joining Hwang Sun-hong’s Asian Games squad. It’s a killer schedule. Seol played a […]

UAE coach ‘Benbudge’ Bentu cools off before debut…with ‘upset’ 4-1 win over Costa Rica

Paulo “Benbudge” Bento has reported a cool victory in his United Arab Emirates (UAE) debut. The United Arab Emirates defeated Costa Rica 4-1 in an exhibition match at the Stade Marksimir in Zagreb, Croatia, on Wednesday (July 13). The match marked the debut of Bento, who took charge of the UAE in July. The opponents […]

‘You’re the best pitcher I’ve ever seen’…a heartwarming moment that made baseball fans smile.

It’s been a long time coming. The 10,309 fans at the ballpark were treated to an epic pitching battle between two of the league’s best left-handed pitchers.  There was a rare moment when the starting pitchers of both teams met on the field during the game. In the top of the sixth inning, Kim Kwang-hyun hit a […]

‘Estimated annual salary of 2 billion won’ Klinsmann earns money in Korea, pays taxes in the US?

At his inaugural press conference in March, Klinsmann, the coach of the windswept Korean national soccer team, said, “It’s normal for me to live in Korea as the head coach of the Korean national team,” a reference to Sangju. However, more than six months into his tenure, Klinsmann has only been in South Korea for […]

How bad is it…Kershaw can’t throw 145 mph, “not injured” until scheduled start canceled

A red flag has been raised for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ championship hopes. Ace Clayton Kershaw, 35, doesn’t seem to be feeling well. His fastball didn’t touch 90 mph (144.8 km/h) in his last start, and his scheduled start was canceled. According to on Nov. 11, Kershaw will not start against the San Diego […]

Pogba’s never-ending downfall…doping test positive → possible ban of up to ‘four years’

It’s the never-ending downfall of Paul Pogba. “Juventus Football Club announces today that Pogba has been granted a preliminary suspension by the International Anti-Doping Agency. The club will continue to explore the next steps.” European soccer transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano also reported on Wednesday that “Juventus midfielder Pogba has been given a preliminary suspension […]

Atlanta clinches first-ever PS berth…6th straight year of fall baseball

The first team to clinch a spot in the 2023 Major League Baseball postseason is the Atlanta Braves. Atlanta clinched a postseason berth with a 5-2 home win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Nov. 11, giving them a 93-49 record and at least the third wild-card spot. They became the first team in Major League […]

After just 5 games, #Kleinsmannout rears its ugly head, and Korean soccer is more miserable because of ‘work ethic’ than ability

Never before has there been such a controversy. Public opinion of national soccer team coach Jürgen Klinsmann has deteriorated unusually quickly. He’s only been on the job for seven months and five games, and many soccer fans are already calling for his head. If you look at the comments on the Korean Football Association’s Instagram, […]

This time the calluses have come off… Oh no, another finger issue, can I throw more?

Kia Tigers’ Lee Yi-ri was retired early due to a finger problem. Lee started the second game of a doubleheader against the LG Twins at Gwangju-Kia Champions Field on April 9 and left after the fifth inning. He pitched 4 1/3 innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on five hits with five strikeouts. The team […]

“One goal is disappointing…it means a change of mood” Hwang says ‘new win’ against Kyrgyzstan

“We won the game, but were one goal down. It’s important that we turned the tide.”Hwang Sun-hong, the head coach of the Korea Olympic Football Team (U-23), who has been facing both worries and expectations, said at a press conference after the team’s 1-0 victory over Kyrgyzstan in the second match of the U-23 Asian […]