No compensation players worth at least 600 million and up to 1.1 billion won… SK, KGC, and KOGAS all opted for 200% compensation

There were no compensatory players worth a minimum of 600 million won and a maximum of 1.1 billion won. The time to exercise the 2023 KBL free agent compensation designation has passed. Seoul SK, Anyang KGC, Suwon KT, and Daegu KOGAS opted for cash compensation for their free agents. SK’s Choi Joon-yong, KGC’s Moon Sung-gon,…

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Kim Min-jae’s season is over, he misses final game due to accumulated cautions… Napoli draw 2-2 with Bologna

The season of the monster Kim Min-jae (27-Napoli) is over. He received an unexpected warning and will miss the final. However, it’s clear that he had the best season of his career. He put on a great performance that made his name known around the world. Napoli drew 2-2 away to Bologna in the 37th…

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No goals, one assist… How does Choi Yong-soo look at the slump of his junior, who wrote a career-high last season?

“I want to be a little more bold….” Gangwon FC’s No. 10 striker Kim Dae-won (26) has been in a slump. Kim joined Gangwon after the end of the 2020 season from Jungdan Daegu FC and immediately became a pivotal part of the team. In 35 games in the 2021 season (including the promotion playoffs),…

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One crisis away, Darvish brakes 37-game streak of ‘five-plus innings’ pitches

The tide of baseball sometimes turns in a ‘split second’ For San Diego Padres pitcher Darvish, it was an “instant” that shattered his peace. Darvish was on a roll when he took the mound in the third inning against the visiting New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 29. He gave up a solo…

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“Two innings, 13 pitches, no runs? That’s like pitching like Lee Inbok.”

The Lotte Giants, who are in sole possession of third place in the standings, have added a blessing to their mound in the first half. Lee In-bok, a right-handed starter who underwent surgery to remove bone fragments in January, is making good progress in his rehabilitation. Lee made his first post-surgery appearance in a Futures…

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It’s practically official…”Coach Spalletti is leaving”

Napoli (Italy) head coach Luciano Spalletti (64-Italy) is leaving after all. Speculation of a parting of the ways has been rife in recent weeks, and now president Aurelio De Laurentiis (73-Italy) has put the final nail in the coffin. “Coach Spalletti has informed me that he wants to take a sabbatical,” De Laurentiis told Italian…

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Korean Sisters wipe out LPGA Match Play Round of 16 opponents

The ‘Korean Sisters’ failed to make it to the round of 16 in the Bank of Hope Match Play ($1.5 million purse), the only match play event on the US Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour. Held at Shadow Creek Golf Club (par 72, 6804 yards) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, eight South Koreans entered the…

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‘Turning pressure into opportunity’ is how KU libero Kim Gunhee handles responsibility

Kyunggi defended the court well during its five-match winning streak. Kyungpook National University swept Mokpo University 3-0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-17) in a qualifying match for the 2023 KUSF University Volleyball U-League at Kyungpook National University Gymnasium in Suwon, South Korea, on Friday. While Lee Yoon-soo (sophomore, OH, 198 cm) led the offence with a team-high…

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A ‘super rivalry’ is born…SK-KCC’s epic derby is coming

In the professional basketball free agency market, Max Oh moved to SK and Jun-yong Choi to KCC, creating two of the most powerful “super teams” in history. Moreover, as Choi Jun-yong pours out harsh criticisms against his former team, SK, there is already a lot of anticipation for their matchup next season. Reporter Jae-won Heo…

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‘Curse of the Bambino’ breaks in 2004, will it happen again in the NBA? Boston DNA knows

The unthinkable could happen. Boston is trying to pull off the first reverse sweep in NBA playoff history. Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox could be on the verge of repeating their one-and-only reverse sweep in 2004. The Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat 110-97 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals of the…

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