Hiroshi Ikezawa

For Hiroshi Ikezawa's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Noll lives on through Steelers legacy

| Jul 21, 2014

Noll lives on through Steelers legacy

The late Chuck Noll, legendary Pittsburgh Steelers head coach, has his name on a street outside Heinz Field and the team’s training camp site. Now he will have a day named after him. That is Sept. 7 when the Steelers host their season opener ...

Seagulls outlast Frontiers in wild Pearl Bowl

Jun 24, 2014

Seagulls outlast Frontiers in wild Pearl Bowl

Nogizaka 46 fans might have enjoyed the halftime show in which their lovely idols performed. But they missed one of the most exciting thrillers in Pearl Bowl history as most of them left the game with the departure of the popular girls before the ...

Cameron, Fujitsu Frontiers aim for Pearl Bowl title

Jun 19, 2014

Cameron, Fujitsu Frontiers aim for Pearl Bowl title

Fujitsu’s Colby Cameron tries to become the first American quarterback to win an X League title game as his Frontiers play the Obic Seagulls on Monday in the Pearl Bowl Final, the championship game of the X League’s annual spring tournament, at Tokyo Dome. ...

Miyako shines as Rise tame Lions

May 19, 2014

Miyako shines as Rise tame Lions

Nojima and Japan running back Takashi Miyako rushed for 166 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Nojima Sagamihara Rise to a 62-21 victory over the All Mitsubishi Lions in the Pearl Bowl Tournament at Kawasaki Stadium on Sunday. The Rise finished the preliminary ...

Dominant Miyako leads Rise past Lions

May 18, 2014

Dominant Miyako leads Rise past Lions

Nojima and Japan running back Takashi Miyako rushed for 166 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Nojima Sagamihara Rise to a 62-21 victory over the All Mitsubishi Lions in the Pearl Bowl Tournament at Kawasaki Stadium on Sunday. The Rise finished the preliminary ...

Teams facing tough strategic choices in draft

| May 8, 2014

Teams facing tough strategic choices in draft

Best or bust? It’s the tough question every team faces in the NFL Draft. The players you choose do not always fit your scheme best. Remember the quarterbacks the Cleveland Browns selected in the first round — Tim Couch, Brady Quinn, and most recently ...

Cameron settles in quickly as Frontiers thrash Hurricanes

May 4, 2014

Cameron settles in quickly as Frontiers thrash Hurricanes

The Fujitsu Frontiers might just have found the quarterback to solve their long-lasting problems at the position. Colby Cameron has found a place to continue his football career, and both parties have taken advantage. Former Louisiana Tech quarterback Cameron made an impressive debut in ...