[sumo] [Spoiler] Asashoryu
murrayj at tkg.att.ne.jp
Mon Sep 22 22:07:07 EDT 2008
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On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 17:51 -0400, Scott M. Kahn wrote:
> For whatever it is worth, in my opinion, Musashigawa is off to a
> disturbing start as rijicho.
Interesting observation, Scoob. The previous rijicho was, I
to lenient (or not properly in control) so having a "harder line" man in
the position isn't a bad thing but the points you raised are things that
Musashigawa will definitely have to consider.
> Ironically, the best new Yokozuna hope for fans of Japanese rikishi
> would be if Hakuho were to become a Japanese citizen. In the longer
> run, someone new will come along to invigorate the public face of the
> sport. Whether he is at or above Juryo 12E at this moment is unclear
> to me at least.
I'm hoping that the next long-term Sanyaku will be my man Guido.
at least with Yokozuna wishes.
K-jo, who still likes the Estonian Godzilla, too
Joe "Kuramarujo" Klemmer
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