Korean Little Leaguers Get In On The Bat-Flipping Party

Bat flips for everyone! These are two little leaguers for the South Korea team bat-flipping their asses off against Puerto Rico today. The first one is a little more about the hands than bat flip, but the second one is textbook. They both happen to be on outs, but that doesn't matter, one of the all-time great bat… » 8/17/14 7:18pm 8/17/14 7:18pm

South Korea's Biggest Royals Fan Finally Goes To Kansas City

Sung Woo Lee was born and raised in South Korea, and yet the poor guy somehow got roped into cheering for the Kansas City Royals. He's followed the team for something like two decades now but he has never visited the United States. This week, thanks to a group of nice fans, Sung Woo is getting an ambassador's welcome… » 8/06/14 11:20am 8/06/14 11:20am

South Korea-Algeria: Four Years Later, Algeria Is Worthy Of Your Support

Few sides garnered less praise entering the World Cup than the Desert Foxes of Algeria. Most Americans will remember Algeria as the victims of Landon Donovan's 91st minute miracle goal in 2010. That Algeria side spent the vast majority of the game stifling an increasingly frustrated American attack. They were… » 6/22/14 2:07pm 6/22/14 2:07pm

Can South Korea Make Another Surprise Run In Brazil?

South Korea are one of Asia's traditional soccer powers. They and Japan have bossed the continent for decades now, coasting to World Cup to World Cup, where they've tried to prove that Asia's got real talent. In Brazil, South Korea have a chance to once again show that though Asia's a historically weak confederation,… » 6/11/14 2:00pm 6/11/14 2:00pm

South Korean Pro Team Cancels WBC Exhibition Against Cuba Because The…

Mildly scandalous behavior continues to plague the run-up to the World Baseball Classic. Yesterday, we had Taiwanese scouts disguising themselves as umpires and infiltrating a South Korean exhibition, and today we have a South Korean pro team refusing to play against the Cuban national team because the Cubans were… » 2/21/13 11:55am 2/21/13 11:55am

Ahead Of The WBC, Taiwan Sends Scouts Posing As Umpires To Spy On South…

You might not realize it from the USA's roster, but many countries think the World Baseball Classic is important. One of those is Taiwan, which is expecting big things. After failing to get out of a group of death in the 2009 tournament, they enter this year's WBC ranked fifth in the world—just a spot behind 2009… » 2/20/13 3:25pm 2/20/13 3:25pm