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Oct 29, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Civil Rights Group Calls for Boycott of Baseball after the World Series

Asian American Civil Rights Group Calls for Boycott of Baseball after the World Series

posted by Randall

Yuli Guriel
 
Outraged by Yuli Guriel’s racist antics in the World Series, Asian Americans for Fair Play has called for a boycott of Major League Baseball.
 
Fair Play commissioner Rob Manfreyama said the boycott of five games would begin at the start of the next baseball season.
 
“We didn’t want Guriel’s actions to ruin … Read more

Chinese American

MLB Delayed Suspension of Yuli Gurriel Angers Asian American Bloggers

posted by Louis Chan

Yuli Gurriel Slant Eye
 
By Louis Chan
AsamNews National Correspondent

 

We don’t give a f*ck about Asians.

That’s the boldface caption underneath pictures of Yuli Gurriel and the baseball commissioner published in YOMYOMF in response to the delayed suspension of Gurriel for his   racist slant eyed gesture in game three of the World Series.

Gurriel will be … Read more

Asian Americans

Racist Gesture by Ballplayer Mars World Series

posted by Randall

Yuli Gurriel Slant EyeIt’s one of the world’s biggest stages, the World Series; now a Houston Astro who should be celebrating one of the biggest moments in his life is answering questions about a racist gesture he made mocking a Japanese ball player.

First basemen Yuli Gurriel had just hit a home run off Dodger Yu Darvish.

After … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Jeremy Lin Says “I’m Done” After Injury

Jeremy Lin Says “I’m Done” After Injury

posted by Randall

Jeremy Lin Knee injuryBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A frightening scene involving Jeremy Lin last night.

Lin went down under the basket after going in for a layup.

He can be seen on video grasping his right knee and then turning to the bench.

Lin appears to be saying “I’m done, I’m done, before bursting into tears … Read more

East Asian American

Sep 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Twitter Responds To A Racist Tweet By The San Jose Giants

Twitter Responds To A Racist Tweet By The San Jose Giants

posted by Tanvi Wattal

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The San Jose Giants, already gloomy after a sub-par season, have more bad news.

Japanese Heritage Night in San Jose, CA started off as good publicity for the Giants. However, a failed attempt at humor from their public relations team put them in a bad light.

Three members of the team were recorded … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Star Football Player and 4.1 GPA Student Breaks Asian Stereotypes

posted by Olivia Wolf
TaeVeon Le

TaeVeon Le

Although the all-American sport of football is predominantly associated with Black and White athletes, a Vietnamese American teenager is breaking the stereotype that Asians can’t play sports.

TaeVeon Le is the star tight end of his football team at Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, reports The Los Angeles Times.… Read more

Asian Americans

Jul 8, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on LPGA Champion Danielle Kang Drinks Pho Out of Trophy

LPGA Champion Danielle Kang Drinks Pho Out of Trophy

posted by Olivia Wolf

Danielle KimPGA champion Danielle Kang was spotted drinking pho out of her trophy on Sunday after her victory, reports The Huffington Post. The golfer’s brother posted a photograph of her slurping down the noodles.
 
Although the trophy was to remain with the organizers on the night of Kang’s victory, she and fellow golfer Michelle … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Filipino Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao to Face Australian Challenger Jeff Horn

Filipino Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao to Face Australian Challenger Jeff Horn

posted by Olivia Wolf

Manny Pacquiao

A long awaited boxing match between Filipino welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and Australian challenger Jeff Horn will take place at the “Battle of Brisbane” on July second, reports BBC.

 

The event will be held at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, which is expected to be filled with over 50,000 spectators. More than 150 countries … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 22, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Chapman Basketball Coach Carol Jue is a Product of Japanese American Basketball Leagues

Chapman Basketball Coach Carol Jue is a Product of Japanese American Basketball Leagues

posted by Randall
Carol Jue

Carol Jue coaches the women’s basketball team at Chapman University

Carol Jue is the only Chinese American head coach for an NCAA team.

The basketball coach at Chapman University in Orange, California was also a member of the Imperials Purple, a women’s team that dominated Japanese American basketball leagues in the 70’s and 80’s.

Many … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 28, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on MySpace Co-Founder Offers to Pay SF Giants to Keep Tim Lincecum

MySpace Co-Founder Offers to Pay SF Giants to Keep Tim Lincecum

posted by Susan Chang
Tim Lincecum

Tim Lincecum

The three-time World Series title and two-time Cy Young Award winner, Tim Lincecum, will likely not be wearing the red and orange of the San Francisco Giants in 2016.

For the first time in his career, this 31-year-old Filipino American right-hander will be a free agent.

While many Giants fans will be sad … Read more

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