| Nov 7, 2012

Celebration routines out of control

by Dave Wiggins

Former longtime Japan resident Dave Wiggins, who was a sports columnist and television analyst in Tokyo, is now a sports writer based in Vero Beach, Florida. He will be contributing a bi-monthly column on the North American sports scene to The Japan Times beginning ...

| Oct 8, 2010

Ichiro hampered by poor supporting cast

by Ed Odeven

It’s been suggested that Ichiro Suzuki cares about statistics — his stats — and really doesn’t care about winning. That’s news to me. Has there been a poll conducted to prove this is true? Is there clear evidence that a man who has had ...

| Mar 7, 2010

Olympic memories are priceless

by Ed Odeven

It was only fitting that hockey’s beloved icon lit the Olympic torch and Canada’s top current star scored the gold medal-clinching goal — in overtime, the proverbial icing on the cake — on the final day of the Vancouver Winter Games. Wayne Gretzky, known ...

| Oct 9, 2009

Kameda clan stoops to a new low

by Ed Odeven

BOO — Good sportsmanship isn’t something the Kameda family comprehends. Review the facts from October 2007 to see the stunts the Kameda brothers pulled in the ring. Bad publicity has returned for the family. And it’s a shame that Kameda gym’s head honcho, Noriyuki ...