Report: Dodgers To Sign Taiwanese Pitcher Who Was Banned For Game-Fixing

According to the Los Angeles Times, the Dodgers are close to signing 33-year-old pitcher Chin-Hui Tsao to a minor league contract. You may remember Tsao from his days as a top prospect in the Rockies' organization (lol, sure), but what he's most famous for is getting banned from baseball in Taiwan amidst allegations… » 12/30/14 4:32pm 12/30/14 4:32pm

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

Jeremy Lin Will Be In The Slam Dunk Contest, Sort Of

What? You thought Linsanity wasn't going to be part of all-star weekend? David Stern knows a good thing when he sees it and, this morning, the NBA confirmed that Lin will participate in the Haier shooting stars competition, making the Knicks guard eligible to help out his teammate Iman Shumpert, who's competing in the… » 2/16/12 12:35pm 2/16/12 12:35pm

Continuing, The Geo-Political War Over Jeremy Lin Is

Taiwan claims him. China wants him. More from The Wall Street Journal: "Taiwanese think of Jeremy Lin as…a son of Taiwan because his parents came from Taiwan and now Chinese television is making the same claims, saying he's from Zhejiang or some place," [journalist and basketball blogger Chris Wang] said. "This is… » 2/15/12 12:10pm 2/15/12 12:10pm