Two Impulse players arrested on drug charges

More Sports / Football Nov 27, 2018

Two Impulse players arrested on drug charges

Two American football players belonging to the X League's Panasonic Impulse were arrested Monday on suspicion of importing and possessing marijuana, Osaka police said. Benjamin Anderson, a 26-year-old quarterback, is suspected of importing about 26 grams of marijuana via international mail from the United States ...

Impulse down Frontiers to win Japan X Bowl

More Sports / Football Dec 14, 2015

Impulse down Frontiers to win Japan X Bowl

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

The X League championship is heading to western Japan for the first time since 2008. So is the overall national championship. Tetsuo Takata threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Taiji Koyama with 1:11 remaining as the Panasonic Impulse defeated the defending national champion Fujitsu Frontiers ...

Frontiers, Impulse in X Bowl showdown

More Sports / Football Dec 10, 2015

Frontiers, Impulse in X Bowl showdown

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

The X League's No. 1 passer faces its stingiest defense when two undefeated teams fight for the X League championship in the Japan X Bowl on Monday at Tokyo Dome. The defending champion Fujitsu Frontiers quarterback Colby Cameron set the league's single-season records for ...

Age no obstacle as Wakisaka chases dream

More Sports / Football Jun 19, 2015

Age no obstacle as Wakisaka chases dream

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Four years before Japan midfielder Homare Sawa became the first player in soccer to appear in six consecutive World Cups, Yasuo Wakisaka was the only player to participate in all four world championships of another version of football, American football that is. Now the 46-year-old ...