Dan Orlowitz

Dan Orlowitz is a sports writer for the Japan Times, focusing primarily on the J. League, Samurai Blue, and everything there is to print about Japanese soccer. A Philadelphia native and graduate of Simon's Rock College, he moved to Japan at the end of 2006 and fell in love with the beautiful game from behind the FC Tokyo goal. His words, photos, voice, and occasionally visage have appeared online, in print, and over the airwaves for numerous outlets in several languages since 2011.

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Reds, Marinos battle to draw as J. League's top flight resumes

J. League Jul 4, 2020

Reds, Marinos battle to draw as J. League's top flight resumes

The J. League’s first division was finally back at Saitama Stadium on Saturday night, even if the fans weren’t. Surrounded by seats festooned in red, white and black, Urawa Reds and Yokohama F. Marinos battled to a scoreless draw in the J1’s second round, resuming ...