Top Sports Stories in Japan…

13 02 2008

Yowsers!  Is Hiromi Oshima hot or what?Damn snow… only happens once a year here, but couldn’t have happened on a worse day for me!
Turned a 45 minute trip into a 3 hour+ one.
Sigh…Snow in my lil’ corner of Japan

Oh well, in today’s top stories in Japan:

  • Shota Oba looks the goods (NPB)… [Daily Yomiuri] Hawks rookie did well in a simulated game at Spring Training…
  • Farewell, Torakichi Nakamura (golf)… [Daily Yomiuri] One of golf’s pioneers here passes on…
  • Orix to file complaint on Powell (NPB)… [Daily Yomiuri] Yet more developments in the Jeremy Powell drama…
  • Equestrian Hiroshi Hoketsu set to become the nation’s oldest ever Olympian… [Mainichi Shimbun] Also will be Japan’s first time in Equestrian events since Tokyo in the 1964 Olympics…
  • Big hopes for Matsuzaka… [Mainichi Shimbun] Expectations will be a lil’ closer to reality this time around…
  • Powell case proves NPB ineptitude… [Japan Times] Jack Gallagher’s special on the stupidity surrounding the Jeremy Powell situation…
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14 02 2008
Steve

It’s also amazing how quickly people forget how to drive on snow. Even here in the Ice box of America-in Minnesota- I am continually astonished as to how frequently people forget how to drive in snow or icy conditions-and it’s not a once a year thing here. SUV drivers are the worst, because they think just because they have 4 wheel drive, they can drive anyway they want.

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