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Jason Coskrey

Jason Coskrey is a sports writer for The Japan Times. His primary focus is Japanese baseball, but he has also covered soccer, American football, boxing and basketball. He previously worked for the Marietta Daily Journal in Marietta, Ga. A native of Detroit, he is a graduate of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

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Swallows beat Giants in slugfest

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 14, 2019

Swallows beat Giants in slugfest

The Yomiuri Giants provided the fireworks in the opener and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows lit up the scoreboard in second game. In the finale of the year's first three-game set between the crosstown rivals, they traded blows until only one was left standing. That turned out ...

ONE Championship makes debut in Japan

More Sports Mar 31, 2019

ONE Championship makes debut in Japan

Before coming down the ramp for her fight, Mei Yamaguchi, in a nod to her surroundings at Ryogoku Kokugikan, did a brief shiko (where a sumo wrestler lifts his leg high and straight before stamping it down on the ground). Then, she made her way ...