• Duluth Delivers

    Takanawa Times Season Preview April 6, 2026 by Tricia Takanawa With opening day arriving in just hours Duluth Warriors have completed an overhaul that should have them headed to the playoffs....

  • Fishermen find a familiar Port

    Randy Teller, Baseball America Marseille, France – October 27, 2025: World Independent League franchise, Marseille, finding itself staring down a staggering $100M loss following the 2025 season was once again pondering ceasing operations....

  • Shisa Spring Report

    Shiba Taguchi, Ryukyu Sports News Tuba City, Arizona – March 31, 2025: Heading into 2025, the Shisa are looking to build on the momentum generated by their first winning season in...

  • Seven Days in May

    Shiba Taguchi, Ryukyu Sports News Naha, Okinawa – May 27, 2024: In its first three seasons in the PEBA, Okinawa has not had a winning season. For much of this year,...

  • Shisa Spring Report

    Shiba Taguchi, Ryukyu Sports News Tuba City, Arizona – March 27, 2024: There should be more excitement surrounding the Shisa as they prepare for 2024, but four consecutive seasons of losing...

  • Forget it, Jake

    Part I I first met Max Grant early last November. It was a sunless afternoon after a rain. I was heading into the barbershop. He was heading out, a balding man,...

  • Making Sense of the PEBA’s New Media-Rights Deal

    Ken O’Brien, Smallball Times Asheville, North Carolina – November 6, 2023: The PEBA announced on Monday that it had struck a four-year, $8 billion media-rights deal with its global television partners...

  • Stuck in Neutral: Shisa Year in Review

    Shiba Taguchi, Ryukyu Sports News Naha, Okinawa – November 5, 2023: Shisa fans could be forgiven for supposing that 2023 might be year in which Okinawa finally played winning baseball. While...

  • I, Kusonoki

    14: August, 2020 It’s quite some time before I hear from Miss Okano again. I am naturally reluctant to mention the visit from Mr. Takagi, which on the one hand may...

  • Shisa and Naha Officials Unveil Stadium Plans

    Shiba Taguchi, Ryukyu Sports News Naha, Okinawa – August 30, 2023: Populous, an American global architectural firm also known for its design of Wembley Stadium in the United Kingdom, and Stadium...

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