The Five-Tool Player

by Timothy Yoo illustration by Ian Kim Last year, Shin-Soo Choo was a member of one of baseball’s most exclusive clubs. The Cleveland Indians right fielder, a 28-year-old Busan […]

Old School: NFL’s Hines Ward

By Timothy Yoo Illustration by Noah Dempewolf Yesterday, Hines Ward helped the Steelers topple the New York Jets 24-19 in the American Football Conference (AFC) Championship Game, earning the […]

WWE Diva Gail Kim ‘Rings It’

In an industry where Asian wrestlers have frequently played exaggerated ethnic caricatures (Mr. Fuji, The Orient Express), Gail Kim redefines the WWE stage. By Timothy Yoo Every Monday night, […]

Lin Signs With Warriors

Who said Asians couldn’t ball? Harvard’s Jeremy Lin has signed a two-year free agent contract with the Golden State Warriors. The undrafted 6’3” Taiwanese American shooting guard had impressed […]

The Next Big Thing?

For all the success Korean players have enjoyed in Major League Baseball over the years, something has been missing.  No Korean-born or Korean-American position player has ever played in an […]

The Star Players

Each player from this quintet of international football stars played a key role in his country’s success in the 2010 FIFA World Cup By Timothy Yoo Illustration by Ian […]