Ed Odeven

Ed Odeven covers primarily basketball for The Japan Times. He reported on a wide range of sports from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Summer Games for this newspaper. A native of the Bronx, N.Y., Odeven is a graduate of Arizona State University. He previously worked for the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff, Ariz., reporting on high school, collegiate, professional and Olympic sports (Flagstaff is a major international Olympic training site due to its high elevation) and writing a weekly column. His articles have appeared in Venezuela Online News, The Gleaner (Jamaica), the Monitor (Uganda), The Moscow Times, Swimming World Magazine and numerous other publications.

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Sunrockers dominate Diamond Dolphins through full-squad effort

Basketball / B. League Dec 29, 2019

Sunrockers dominate Diamond Dolphins through full-squad effort

All 12 Sunrockers Shibuya players who dressed for Sunday's home game against the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins had a hand in the team's first-half scoring. Literally. Every Sunrocker in uniform — Kohei Sekino, Sebastian Saiz, Faye Samba, Leo Vendrame, Yusei Sugiura, Ryunosuke Watanabe, Daisuke Noguchi, Kenta Hirose, ...