Japanese sumo champion chases American soccer dream
Associated Press – Aug 16
Hidetora Hanada, Colorado State’s latest defensive lineman, was an newbie sumo wrestler again in Japan. The 6-foot-1, 280-pound Hanada rose up the ranks to develop into a Yokozuna, or grand champion. Instead of creating the profession in what is taken into account Japan’s nationwide sport, the 21-year-old determined to chase his dream of taking part in American soccer.