Cartoon Depicts Korean Baseball`s Dominican Pitcher Being Chased by Ku Klux Klan

Jeff Liebsch 31 weeks 6 days ago

Charges of racism are coming forth as popular sports cartoonist Bounce Kim pens a comic strip with Dominican Republic pitcher Radhames Liz being angrily pursued by the Ku Klux Klan. This after Liz hit an opposing batter on Sunday and then briefly celebrated after striking out the next three opponents.

BIFF Announces its 2013 Lineup

Jeff Liebsch 32 weeks 5 days ago

A month from now, the Busan International Film Festival kicks off its 18th edition. The film festival held its official press conference today, with the Bhutanese film Vara: A Blessing, being named the opening film.

Interview: Dan Kurtz of MyKBO.net Talks Baseball

Jeff Liebsch 35 weeks 4 days ago

From major league scouts to ESPN, MyKBO.net's Dan Kurtz has become the number one source on Korean baseball. He talked with Haps recently about girl group pitches, Ryu Hyun-jin's success with the Dodgers, the Lotte Giants and who he thinks will win the KBO this season.

South Korean Government Launches Investigation of Korean Air

Jeff Liebsch 36 weeks 4 days ago

Questions about air safety have risen around the country with the most recent near accident in Japan on Monday. The Korean government has responded by launching an inspection of Korean Air, the nation's leading carrier.

Top Clubs Contend for KFFL Cup Final This Weekend

Jeff Liebsch 41 weeks 3 days ago

Local club football's most prestigious prize is at stake this weekend at Yangsan Stadium as the 2013 KFFL season draws to a close.

Feature: Korean Government Seeks to Fix Country`s Sports Fixing Problem

Jeff Liebsch 43 weeks 18 hours ago

The South Korean government has recently established means to curb the menace of match-fixing in sports. But is it too late?

Exclusive Interview: American Pitcher Shane Youman Reacts to Controversial Remarks

Jeff Liebsch 44 weeks 5 days ago

In an exclusive interview with Haps, Shane Youman responds to the recent controversy over what many claim were racist remarks by Hanwha Eagles star Kim Tae-kyun. Remarks that have set the internet ablaze with highly-charged comments from both Korean and expat fans.

Korean Baseball Star Catches Heat Following Racist Remarks Towards American Pitcher

Jeff Liebsch 44 weeks 5 days ago

One of Korea's top baseball players is embroiled in controversy for remarks made Monday about Lotte's African-American ace starting pitcher, Shane Youman. Korean netizens have reacted harshly against Hanwha's star Kim Tae-kyun for what are being called racist comments.

Golfing Busan: A Guide to the Local Links

Jeff Liebsch 45 weeks 6 days ago

Golf has become one of the most popular sports in Korea, which is not surprising with the amount of Korean players who compete at the top levels on the PGA and LPGA tours. As one would guess in a country with limited space, it is a sport that is still ordained upon the privileged class. Translation: expect to dig deep to enjoy some of the incredibly scenic courses nestled within Korea's mountainous terrain.

Interview: Shane Youman Talks About the 2013 Lotte Giants

Jeff Liebsch 1 year 3 weeks ago

With the Giants ready to start their 2013 season today, ace pitcher Shane Youman talks to Haps about the upcoming season, his personal life and how the changes could affect Lotte's chances.

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