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 ...

Japan rolls to 2015 IFAF berth with rout

Apr 26, 2014

Japan rolls to 2015 IFAF berth with rout

Eisuke Tomatsu reached the end zone three times and Japan scored on every offensive possession en route to an 86-0 blowout of the Philippines in an Asian qualifier for the 2015 IFAF World Championship on Saturday at Amino Vital Field in Tokyo With the ...

Apr 16, 2014

Japan makes changes for game against Philippines

The two veteran receivers who starred in Saturday’s exhibition game against Germany are out, and a couple new faces are in as the Japan national team prepares to face the Philippines on April 26 in the Asian qualifying game for the 2015 world championship, ...

Japan routs Germany

Apr 12, 2014

Japan routs Germany

Receivers Naoki Maeda and Ryoma Hagiyama each reeled in a pair of touchdown receptions as Japan’s national football team shut out Germany 38-0 in an exhibition game Saturday at Kawasaki Fujimi Stadium. Japan utilized a pass-happy offense in order make the best use of ...

Apr 4, 2014

Japan launches national marathon teams

Call it “Running Samurai” or “Nadeshiko Runners.” Whatever the name, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations launched its national marathon teams on April 1 to try to end Japan’s Olympic drought and win some medals in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. “The gap ...

Japan begins long road to American football worlds

Mar 20, 2014

Japan begins long road to American football worlds

About 15 months before the fifth American football world championships get under way, Japan has started preparing to reclaim the title it won in the first two editions of the event. The first step is to find new and young talent and give them ...

Mar 19, 2014

Ishigaki replaces Fukuhara for worlds

An unexpected phone call turned out to be surprising, but a pleasant one for Yuka Ishigaki when the 24-year-old table tennis player learned she would replace the injured Ai Fukuhara in the upcoming Japan Table 2014, the World Team Table Tennis Championships. The Japan ...