Shortstop Kang Jung-ho wants to 'shatter stereotypes' of Asian position players in MLB

South Korean shortstop Kang Jung-ho, about to enter contract talks with a Major League Baseball (MLB) club, said Sunday he wants to "shatter stereotypes" about Asian position players in the big leagues.Kang met the local media for...

Two S. Koreans grab gold medals at ISU World Cup on home ice

Two South Koreans grabbed gold medals at the International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track Speed Skating World Cup competition on home ice on Saturday.Sin Da-woon captured the men's 1,500m race, while Choi Min-jeong took the wome...

Nexen Heroes accept US$5 mln posting bid for shortstop Kang Jung-ho

The South Korean baseball club Nexen Heroes on Saturday said they have accepted a US$5 million bid by a Major League Baseball (MLB) club for their posted shortstop Kang Jung-ho, clearing the path for the slugger to play in the big...

New kind of game

If one ripple from the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations means baseball prospects get off the island and into the major leagues without payoffs to smugglers and threats from kidnappers, it’s hard to see the downside.Just don’t expect ...