Top Stories In Japan…

27 02 2008

Delightful YukariMan… only Tuesday and already I’m looking forward to the weekend.  Gonna be a looooong week I guess.

NBA’s hotting up, and baseball’s just around the corner.

Today’s top sports stories in Japan were:

  • Kawakami ready to ‘fork’ (NPB)… [Daily Yomiuri]  Kenshin Kawakami adds a forkball to his arsenal.  Dragons fans should be ecstatic…
  • Asashoryu’s popularity not so hot (sumo)… [Daily Yomiuri]  Guy’s getting a hard time because he wore an aloha shirt on the way home from a wedding?  Nuts…
  • Can rookie slugger Nakata live up to the hype? (NPB)… [Japan Times]  Much bigger deal made here over high-profile rookie baseballers than in the States…
  • Klitschko bout a yawn-fest… [Japan Times]  Exactly why heavy-weight boxing is not what it once was…



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